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    Gerard Jones
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Also Credited As:
Mellon, Sidney


Bio:
Gerard Jones is an American writer, born July 10, 1957 in Cut Bank, Montana, raised in Los Gatos and Gilroy, California. He currently resides in San Francisco, where he is a member of the San Francisco Writers' Grotto.1

He is not to be confused with another writer of the same name, born in Michigan in 1942 and living in Oregon, author of Ginny Good and creator of the "Everyone Who's Anyone" website.2

Author of Men of Tomorrow: Geeks, Gangsters and the Birth of the Comic Book (2004), winner of the Eisner Award; Killing Monsters: Why Children Need Fantasy, Superheroes and Make-Believe Violence (2002), and Honey I'm Home: Sitcoms Selling the American Dream (1993).3 His next book, tentatively entitled "The Undressing of America," will be coming from Farrar, Straus and Giroux in 2008.

From 1989 to 2001 he also wrote many comic books for Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, Viz Media, Malibu Comics and other publishers, including Green Lantern, Justice League, Prime, Ultraforce, El Diablo, Wonder Man, Elongated Man, The Shadow, Pokémon, and Batman.4

Coauthor with Will Jacobs of The Beaver Papers (1983), The Comic Book Heroes (1985, 1996) and the comic book The Trouble with Girls (1987-1993). From 1983 to 1988 Jacobs and Jones were contributors to National Lampoon magazine.

He appears in Look, Up in the Sky: The Amazing Story of Superman, American Masters: Lucille Ball, and other documentaries.

Date of Birth: July 10, 1957
Birthplace: Cut Bank, Montana

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2099 Limited Ashcan (1993)
2099 Unlimited (1993)
The Adventures Of Ford Fairlane (1990)
Amalgam (1997)
The Amalgam Age of Comics (1996)
Amazing Heroes (1981)
Avengers: Galactic Storm (2006)
Batman: Fortunate Son (1999)
Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight (1989)
Batman: Legends of the Dark Knight: Jazz (1995)
Batman: Run, Riddler, Run (1992)
The Big Prize (1988)
Boris The Bear (1986)
Break-Thru (1993)
Captain America Comic-Taschenbuch (1988)
Cherry's Jubilee (1992)
Classic Girls (1990)
Comic Book Artist (2003)
Comic Book Week (1993)
Comics Debut (1993)
Comics Feature (1980)
DC gegen Marvel (1996)
DC Legends (2002)
DC Premium (2001)
DC Universe: Trinity (1993)
The Death and Return of Superman Omnibus (2007)
The Death and Return of Superman Omnibus (2013)
Death Rattle (1985)
Doc Savage (1988)
Dragon Ball (2000)
Dragonball Z (1999)
El Diablo (1989)
Elongated Man (1992)
The Escapists (2006)
Fantastic Four: Fireworks (1999)
Firearm (1993)
Flash Special (1990)
The Flash (1987)
Freex (1993)
Giant-Size Freex (1994)
Godwheel (1995)
Green Lantern (1990)
Green Lantern (1992)
Green Lantern Archives (1993)
Green Lantern Corps Quarterly (1992)
Green Lantern Corps Through the Ages (2009)
Green Lantern: Emerald Dawn (1989)
Green Lantern: Emerald Dawn II (1991)
Green Lantern: Mosaic (1992)
Guy Gardner (1992)
Guy Gardner: Reborn (1992)
Hardcase (1993)
Harlan Ellison's Dream Corridor Vol. 2 (2007)
The Haunted Man (2000)
Heavy Hitters Annual (1993)
Honk! (1986)
Hulk 2099 (1994)
Idol (1992)
Innovation Previews (1990)
JLX (1996)
Justice League America (1989)
Justice League Europe (1989)
Justice League International (1993)
Justice League Quarterly (1990)
Justice League Spectacular (1992)
Justice League Task Force (1993)
Lester Girls (1990)
Lizard Lady (1991)
Magneto And His Magnetic Men (1996)
Maison Ikkoku: Book 4 (1995)
Malibu Ashcan: UltraForce (1994)
Malibu Signature Series (1993)
The Malibu Sun (1991)
Martian Manhunter: American Secrets (1992)
Marvel Comics Presents (1988)
Mutants Vs. Ultras: First Encounters (1995)
The Night Man (1993)
Oktane (1995)
Power of Prime (1995)
Prime (1993)
Prime (1995)
Prime Month Ashcan (1994)
Prime Vs. The Incredible Hulk (1995)
Prime: Gross and Disgusting (1994)
Prime/Captain America (1996)
The Prince of Tennis (2004)
Prototype (1993)
Ranma ½ (1993)
Ranma ½ Part 02 (1993)
Ranma ½ Part 04 (1995)
Ranma ½ Part 10 (2001)
Ranma ½ Part 11 (2002)
Ravage 2099 (1992)
The Score (1989)
Secret Origins (1986)
The Shadow Strikes! (1989)
Shadows & Light (1998)
Solitaire (1993)
Spider-Man 2099 (1992)
Superhéroes Marvel (1994)
Superman: The Return of Superman (1993)
Timedrifter (1990)
Tommy and the Monsters (1989)
The Trouble with Girls Christmas Special (1991)
The Trouble with Girls (1987)
The Trouble with Girls (1989)
The Trouble with Girls (2006)
The Trouble With Girls: Night of the Lizard (1993)
UltraForce (1994)
Ultraverse Double Feature (1995)
Ultraverse Origins (1994)
Ultraverse Premiere (1993)
What If...? (1989)
Who's Who In The DC Universe Update 1993 (1992)
Wizard Presents: Prime (1994)
Wonder Man (1991)

Penciller:
Boris The Bear (1986)
The Trouble with Girls (1989)

Inker:
Boris The Bear (1986)
The Trouble with Girls (1989)



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