We’re excited to have the creator of Black Lightning, DC Comics’ first black super-hero series, Tony Isabella with us at the show on February 2nd and 3rd, 2019. Tony also created Black Goliath for Marvel Comics. Tony began his career at Marvel Comics in 1972, hired by Roy Thomas, as a editorial assistant on Marvel’s UK comics.
Tony’s work at Marvel Comics included Ghost Rider, Astonishing Tales (“It, The Living Colossus”), Luke Cage, Daredevil, and Captain America, He is the co-creator of Misty Knight as well.
At DC Comics Tony worked as a writer and editor. He created Black Lightning and recently returned to the title with the “Cold Dead Hands” series.
In the 1980’s Tony had a comic shop in the Cleveland Arcade (Cosmic Comics) and wrote Justice Machine for Comico. This will be a great opportunity for fans to meet one of comics’ writing greats!
Covers shown are representative of titles that Tony scripted or had writing credits. For a more complete list click here.