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Mutant X Crew: Head Writer Howard Chaykin

Head Writer Howard Chaykin

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Bio from The Official Mutant X Site: Chaykin, who has worked in every facet of the comic book field for 20 years, has written and/or illustrated many of the major hits of the comic book industry, including Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman, Conan and Indiana Jones. Among his original comic book creations are DC Comics' The Iron Wolf, The Scorpion for Atlas Comics, Marvel Comics' Midnight Men and Dominic Fortune, Vertigo's Pulp Fantastic, and Cody Starbuck and Gideon Faust for Heavy Metal. Additionally, Chaykin has served as a writer and/or producer on a number of television series, including Tribune Entertainment's weekly action hour "Gene Roddenberry's Earth: Final Conflict," currently in its fourth season, "The Flash" and "Viper." A few of his upcoming comic book and novel projects include, Vertigo's American Century, Barnum, Angel & The Ape and DC Comics' The Life & Times of Forever Maelstrom and Legend. Chaykin received Nebula and Hugo Award nominations for his series, American Flagg! and Time (Squared).
Said Mr. Askin, "Howard has been a preeminent force, working on some of the world's most successful comics. We are delighted to have him join our team as we prepare to begin production on 'Mutant X.' His extensive background and talent as a writer, illustrator and producer in the comic book field and television is unparalleled, making him the ideal choice to bring a fresh view in adapting 'Mutant X' for television."
"Howard is a master in the Action and Fantasy genres and is a great compliment to the team," said Jay Firestone, Executive Producer and CEO of CanWest Entertainment.

Filmography from IMDb:

Writer (9 titles)
2010 Power and Glory (graphic novel) (announced)
2009 Batman: Black and White (TV series)
– Blackout (2009)
2001-2002 Mutant X (TV series)
1999-2000 Earth: Final Conflict (TV series)
1996 Viper (TV series)
1996 The Sentinel (TV series)
– Rogue (1996)
1992 Flash III: Deadly Nightshade (video) (writer)
1990-1991 The Flash (TV series)
1991 The Flash II: Revenge of the Trickster (video) (writer)

Miscellaneous Crew (2 titles)
2001-2002 Mutant X (TV series) (executive consultant)
The Flash (TV series) (executive story consultant - 10 episodes, 1990-1991) (story editor - 3 episodes, 1990)

Art Department (2 titles)
2006 Adventures Into Digital Comics (documentary) (art contributor)
1981 Heavy Metal (designer - segment "Taarna")

Producer (1 title)
1998 Viper (TV series) (supervising producer - 1 episode)
– Wisegal (1998)

Thanks (1 title)
1987 RoboCop (acknowledgment)

Self (1 title)
2005 Telling Stories: The Comic Book Creators (video documentary) Himself

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