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Bendis began his comic book career by writing and doing the art to his independant comics that included Fire, Jinx and A.K.A Goldfish which were originally published for Caliber Comics and then Image.

Bendis is known for the Marvel event: House of M. He's also written Powers, Alias, The Pulse, and Daredevil: The Man Without Fear. Along with Mark Millar and Bill Jemas, Bendis became one of the main architects of Marvel's Ultimate imprint which began in 2001 with Bendis penned Ultimate Spider-Man. He has also written Ultimate Team Up, Ultimate fantastic Four and Ultimate X-Men. He wrote Ultimate Comics Spider-Man, The New Avengers, The Secret Invasion min-series event, The Dark Avengers, and the Siege. After and extended run writing the New Avengers and Avengers series, Bendis is currently writing All-New X-Men and Uncanny X-Men, as well as Guardian of the Galaxy as part of the Marvel NOW! initiative.

Awards

Brian Michael Bendis has been acclaimed for his work in the field of comics and to date has won five Eisner Awards in the following categories:

In addition to those accolades Bendis has been named 'Best Writer of the Year' numerous times by both Wizard Magazine and the Comics Buyers Guide. The Activision game Ultimate Spider-Man was also written by Bendis and won the E3 Peoples Choice Award.

Biography

Brian Michael Bendis was born in Cleveland, Ohio on August 18, 1967. He was raised in a strict Jewish household and attended a private Orthodox school for boys until adolescence. Even at a young age he yearned for a career in comics and even confided in friends when he was 13 years old that he would be the next " George Perez". Later, his wife Alisa would become involved in his work while running their business, JINXWORLD, through which Bendis publishes both his independent and Marvel Comics work. He now lives with Alisa and their three daughters and son in Portland, Oregon.

Created Characters

Independent

Marvel

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