21 Facts About Scott Lobdell


Scott Lobdell is an American comic book writer and screenwriter known for his work on numerous X-Men series for Marvel Comics in the 1990s, various work for DC Comics in the 2010s, namely Red Hood and the Outlaws, Teen Titans, and Superman, and comics for other publishers, including the Hardy Boys: Undercover Brothers series by Papercutz or Fathom by Aspen MLT.


Scott Lobdell wrote the script to the 2017 slasher film Happy Death Day.


Scott Lobdell became known for his work on Marvel Comics' X-Men-related titles in the 1990s, including Uncanny X-Men, Generation X, Excalibur, and X-Factor.


Scott Lobdell returned to Marvel in 2001 and worked on projects like Stan Lee's Mosaic and the Galaxy Quest series.


Scott Lobdell has won industry recognition, including a nomination for the Comics Buyer's Guide Award for "Favorite Writer" in 1997.


Scott Lobdell did not begin to read comics until he was 17 years old, while lying in bed after lung surgery.


Scott Lobdell started submitting various stories to Marvel, but was systematically rejected by various editors, including Tom DeFalco.


Scott Lobdell submitted a story about a character from Contest of Champions.


Scott Lobdell had writing stints on Marvel's Daredevil, Alpha Flight, The Adventures of Cyclops and Phoenix and early issues of issues of Iron Man and Fantastic Four during the "Heroes Reborn" event.


Scott Lobdell returned to Marvel in 2001 to conclude plots he left behind with one last storyline, "Eve of Destruction".


Scott Lobdell participated in the Marvel Comics and Image Comics crossover mini-series WildC.


Scott Lobdell created Paranormal Activity: The Search for Katie with art from Mark Badger it was released in December 2009 on iPhone.


Scott Lobdell wrote the screenplay for Blumhouse's slasher film Happy Death Day.


In 2011, Scott Lobdell took on the writing duties for Red Hood and the Outlaws, which debuted as part of DC Comics' company-wide title relaunch, The New 52.


Scott Lobdell wrote a new Teen Titans comic starring Red Robin, Superboy, Wonder Girl, Kid Flash, and three new characters, including the gay Hispanic superhero Bunker.


Scott Lobdell's run on Teen Titans ended with Volume 4 Issue 30, the series was relaunched soon afterwards.


In 2019, Scott Lobdell wrote a new Flash book focusing on Wally West following the limited series Heroes in Crisis, titled Flash Forward, which began publication in November.


Scott Lobdell's work has won him recognition in the comic books industry, such as a nomination for the Comics Buyer's Guide Award for "Favorite Writer" in 1997.


In 2011, Scott Lobdell explained that among the reasons he no longer had a social media presence was the unintended spillover from his personal to professional life, and a run-in he'd had with writer Ron Marz on Twitter.


Scott Lobdell had accused Marz of having a "brain tumor" in response to comments in which Marz characterized as "racist" complaints by some fans that Afro-Latino character Miles Morales would replace Peter Parker in Ultimate Spider-Man, and that African-American actor Laurence Fishburne had been cast as Perry White in the film Man of Steel.


Scott Lobdell later identified himself as the panelist in question, and issued an apology to MariNaomi through Heidi MacDonald of ComicsBeat.