25 Facts About Dan Jurgens


Dan Jurgens is an American comic book writer and artist.


Dan Jurgens is known for his work on the DC comic book storyline "The Death of Superman" and for creating characters such as Doomsday, Hank Henshaw and Booster Gold.


At Marvel, Dan Jurgens worked on series such as Captain America, The Sensational Spider-Man and was the writer on Thor for six years.


Dan Jurgens had a brief run as writer and artist on Solar for Valiant Comics in 1995.


Dan Jurgens was hired due to a recommendation of Warlord creator Mike Grell who was deeply impressed by Jurgens' work after being shown his private portfolio at a convention.


In 1984, Dan Jurgens was the artist for the Sun Devils limited series, with writers Gerry Conway and Roy Thomas.


Dan Jurgens would make his debut as a comic book writer with Sun Devils.

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In 1985, Dan Jurgens created the character Booster Gold, who became a member of the Justice League.


Dan Jurgens was one of the contributors to the DC Challenge limited series in 1986.


Dan Jurgens then had a run as artist of Green Arrow with writer Mike Grell from 1988 to 1990.


Dan Jurgens was the penciller of the 1991 limited series Armageddon 2001 and co-created the hero Waverider with Archie Goodwin.


Dan Jurgens created a supporting hero named Agent Liberty in issue No 60 and then worked on the "Panic in the Sky" crossover in 1992.


Dan Jurgens wrote and drew Justice League America and in 1993 pencilled the Metal Men four-issue miniseries, which was a retcon of their origin story.


Dan Jurgens scripted and provided layout art for the Superman vs Aliens miniseries.


Dan Jurgens was one of the many creators who worked on the Superman: The Wedding Album one-shot in 1996 which featured the title character's marriage to Lois Lane.


Dan Jurgens developed the Tangent Comics imprint for DC the following year.


In January 1996, Dan Jurgens was writer and penciller of the new Spider-Man series, The Sensational Spider-Man, at Marvel Comics.


Dan Jurgens pushed strongly for the restoration of Peter Parker as the true Spider-Man and plans were made to enact this soon, but Bob Harras, the new Editor-in-chief, demanded the story be deferred until after the "Onslaught" storyline.


Dan Jurgens had by this stage become disillusioned with the immense amount of group planning and constant changes of ideas and directions and took this as the last straw, resigning from the title.


Dan Jurgens worked with Marvel Comics as writer on Thor vol.


Dan Jurgens was the debut writer of the Tomb Raider: The Series comic book series licensed to Top Cow Productions and Image Comics, which in 1999.


At the Los Angeles Comic Con in March 2007, DC announced a new, ongoing Booster Gold series written by Geoff Johns, pencilled by Dan Jurgens, and inked by Norm Rapmund to begin shortly after the end of 52.


Dan Jurgens was the writer of Tangent: Superman's Reign limited series in 2008, revisiting the Tangent Comics characters and wrote and illustrated an issue of The Brave and the Bold vol.


Dan Jurgens was writer of the two-issue miniseries Convergence: Superman in 2015, and was the writer for Superman: Lois and Clark from 2015 to 2016.


Dan Jurgens was awarded the 1994 National Cartoonists Society Award for Best Comic Book.

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