11 Facts About Jason Aaron


Jason Aaron was born on January 28,1973 and is an American comic book writer, known for his creator-owned series Scalped and Southern Bastards, as well as his work on Marvel series Ghost Rider, Wolverine, PunisherMAX, Thor, and The Avengers.


Jason Aaron's cousin, Gustav Hasford, who wrote the semi-autobiographical novel The Short-Timers, on which the feature film Full Metal Jacket was based, was a large influence on Aaron.


Aaron decided he wanted to write comics as a child, and though his father was skeptical when Aaron informed him of this aspiration, his mother took Aaron to drug stores, where he would purchase comic books from spinner racks, some of which he still owned as of 2012.


Jason Aaron then attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English.


In 2006, Jason Aaron made a blind submission to DC Comics's imprint Vertigo, which became his first major work, the Vietnam War story The Other Side.


In 2007, Jason Aaron wrote Ripclaw: Pilot Season for Top Cow Productions.


Later that year, Marvel editor Axel Alonso, who was impressed by The Other Side and Scalped, hired Jason Aaron to write issues of Wolverine, Black Panther and eventually, an extended run on Ghost Rider that began in April 2008.

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Jason Aaron followed this with the relaunch of The Incredible Hulk in 2011 and Thor: God of Thunder in 2012.


In 2018, Jason Aaron relaunched Thor with Mike del Mundo and The Avengers with Ed McGuinness.


Jason Aaron moved to Kansas City, Kansas in 2000, the day after the first X-Men feature film was released.


Jason Aaron is a passionate and well known fan of the Alabama Crimson Tide football team.