Roy Thomas

Roy Thomas

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Roy
Thomas

Writer/editor, Conan, Avengers, Alter Ego

After helping Jerry Bails launch his legendary fanzine Alter-Ego in 1961, Roy Thomas became an editorial assistant and writer for Stan Lee at Marvel in 1965. He is noted for his stints on such Marvel titles as The Avengers, The X-Men, Conan the Barbarian, and The Savage Sword of Conan. At DC in the 1980s he co-created and wrote All-Star Squadron, Infinity, Inc.,and others, and he has since freelanced for various companies. He currently edits a revived Alter Ego magazine for TwoMorrows Publishing and is involved with the Spider-Man and Tarzan comic strips. In 2011 he was elected to the Will Eisner Hall of Fame.