Len Wein, comics writer and co-creator of Wolverine and Swamp Thing, died on September 10, 2017. He was 69 years old.
Throughout his illustrious career, Wein made significant contributions to both DC and Marvel. He helped to revive the X-Men team, including co-creating Storm, Nightcrawler, and Colossus, and was the editor for Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ Watchmen.
Wein was born on June 12, 1948 in New York City.
Throughout his career Wein won several awards, including a Shazam for Best Writer, Inkpot Award, Comics Buyer’s Guide Fan Award, and was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2008.