Charles Soule is an American comic book writer, novelist, musician, and attorney.
14 Facts About Charles Soule
Charles Soule is best known for writing Daredevil, She-Hulk, Death of Wolverine, and various Star Wars books and comic series from Del Rey Books and Marvel Comics, and his creator-owned series Letter 44, Curse Words, and Undiscovered Country, which he co-wrote with Scott Snyder, and as the co-creator of the Marvel Comics and Star Wars characters Ren, Blindspot, Inferno, and Lash.
Charles Soule attended the University of Pennsylvania, where he received his undergraduate degree in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, with a concentration in Chinese language and history.
Charles Soule released two series in 2010 and 2011 through Image Comics, 27: First Set and 27: Second Set, inspired by the well-known urban legends about musicians who die at age twenty-seven, with art by Renzo Podesta.
Charles Soule's other creator-owned projects include Strange Attractors, about complexity theory applied to New York City by two genius mathematicians, released by Archaia in May 2013, and Letter 44, from Oni Press, a real-world sci-fi political thriller involving a crewed space mission to investigate an anomaly in the asteroid belt.
Charles Soule was the writer for Marvel Comics' ongoing titles She-Hulk and Inhuman, as well as the writer of The Death of Wolverine published in September 2014.
In January 2016, Charles Soule was announced as the writer of a Marvel ongoing series focusing on the Poe Dameron character from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, with Phil Noto as artist.
In June 2018, Marvel announced Charles Soule would be writing the series Return of Wolverine, as a follow-up to Death of Wolverine and Hunt For Wolverine.
Also at SDCC, Charles Soule announced that he would be writing a four-issue miniseries Star Wars: The Rise of Kylo Ren which would tell the story of Kylo Ren's fall to the dark side.
Charles Soule was selected alongside many other Star Wars writers to help create Star Wars: The High Republic, a new era of Star Wars novels and comics that take place 200 years before Episode 1.
At New York Comic Con 2019, Charles Soule announced that he would be taking over writing duties on Marvel's Star Wars flagship comic series which would take place between episodes 5 and 6.
In 2020, Charles Soule was hired by Marvel Studios to serve as a legal consultant for the Marvel Cinematic Universe television series She-Hulk: Attorney at Law, in order to advise the production on accurate depictions of courtroom activity.
Charles Soule's series Letter 44, illustrated by Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque, was an official selection of the 2016 Festival International de la Bande Dessinee in Angouleme, France, recognizing it as one of the best graphic titles published in the French language in the preceding year.
In 2016, Charles Soule's run on She-Hulk were included on YALSA's Great Graphic Novels for Teens.