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    Tony Isabella
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Also Credited As:
Shiro, Lane


Bio:
He began as an editorial assistant at Marvel Comics in 1972. At Marvel, he wrote Ghost Rider, It the Living Colossus in Astonishing Tales, Luke Cage in Hero for Hire and Power Man, Tigra in Marvel Chillers, The Champions, and Captain America. He also served as editor of Marvel's black and white magazine line for a time.

For DC Comics, he worked as a writer and story editor. In addition to two runs on Black Lightning (one in the 1970's, the other in the 1990's), in the 1980's he revamped Hawkman and Hawkwoman with artist Richard Howell in the mini-series Shadow War of Hawkman. The mini-series led to a regular series which he initially wrote.

He is the co-author (with his fellow Comic Buyer's Guide columnist Bob Ingersoll) of the short story If Wishes Were Horses... (which was published in The Ultimate Super Villains in 1996) and the novels Captain America: Liberty's Torch (1998) and Star Trek: The Case Of The Colonist's Corpse (2003).

He writes a regular column for the Comics Buyer's Guide, called Tony's Tips. This has resulted in a regular (and, given the different demands of the medium, much more frequent) online column/blog called Tony's Online Tips.

He has also recently worked on translating foreign language Disney comics and revamping the wording for the US such as "Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge #354". Also, he has recently announced on his column that he plans on doing new comic book work. He has said that he will work on comics for Heroic Publishing, probably working on that company's superheroine Tigress.

Date of Birth: December 22, 1951
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Notes:
Created Black Goliath and Black Lightning

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Writer:
1000 Comic Books You Must Read (2009)
Amazing Spider-Man Epic Collection (2013)
The Amazing Spider-Man (1963)
Astonishing Tales (1970)
Atlas Sampler (2011)
The Avengers (1963)
The Avengers (1973)
Back Issue (2003)
Black Goliath (1976)
Black Lightning (1977)
Black Lightning (1995)
Book and Record Set (45 rpm) (1974)
Capitaine America (1970)
Captain America (1968)
Captain America: Liberty's Torch (1988)
Captain Universe: Power Unimaginable (2005)
Chamber of Chills (1972)
Champions Classic (2006)
The Champions (1975)
Comic Book Profiles (1998)
Crazy Magazine (1973)
Creatures on the Loose (1971)
Daredevil (1964)
DC Comics Presents (1978)
DC Universe Holiday Bash (1997)
The Deadly Hands of Kung Fu (1974)
Die Rächer (1979)
Die Spinne Comic-Taschenbuch (1979)
Doc Savage (1972)
Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (2010)
Dracula Lives (1973)
Dracula Lives (1974)
Essential Avengers (2000)
Essential Captain America (2000)
Essential Daredevil (2005)
Essential Defenders (2005)
Essential Fantastic Four (2001)
Essential Ghost Rider (2005)
Essential Hulk (2002)
Essential Iron Fist (2007)
Essential Luke Cage, Power Man (2005)
Essential Man-Thing (2006)
Essential Marvel Horror (2006)
Essential Moon Knight (2006)
Essential Peter Parker, The Spectacular Spider-Man (2005)
Essential Super-Villain Team-Up (2004)
Essential Tales of the Zombie (2006)
Essential The Tomb of Dracula (2005)
Fantastic Four (1961)
FOOM Magazine (1973)
Ghost Rider (1973)
Giant-Size Creatures (1974)
Giant-Size Defenders (1974)
Giant-Size Dracula (1974)
Giant-Size Power Man (1975)
The Grim Ghost (1975)
The Grim Ghost (2010)
Harlan Ellison's Dream Corridor Quarterly (1996)
Harlan Ellison's Dream Corridor Vol. 2 (2007)
Haunt of Horror (1974)
Hawkman (1986)
Hawkman Special (1986)
Hero for Hire (1972)
Heroes Against Hunger (1986)
The Incredible Hulk (1968)
Isabel (1998)
The Jack Kirby Collector (1994)
Jack Kirby's Secret City Saga (1993)
Justice Machine (1987)
Justice Machine (1990)
Legion of Monsters (1975)
Limited Collectors' Edition (1973)
Man-Thing Omnibus (2012)
Marvel Chillers (1975)
Marvel Collector's Edition (1992)
Marvel Ghost Stories (2011)
Marvel Masters (2007)
Marvel Masterworks: Iron Fist (2011)
Marvel Masterworks: The Defenders (2008)
Marvel Masterworks: The Fantastic Four (2003)
Marvel Masterworks: Warlock (2007)
Marvel Premiere (1972)
Marvel Preview (1975)
Marvel Super-Heroes (1979)
Marvel Tales (1964)
Marvel Team-Up (1972)
Marvel Two-In-One (1974)
Marvelmania Monthly Magazine (1970)
Marvels Comics: Daredevil (2000)
Masters of Terror (1975)
Monster Madness (1972)
Monsters of the Movies (1974)
Monsters Unleashed (1973)
Moon Knight (1980)
Mystery in Space (1951)
Negative Burn (1993)
The Original Ghost Rider (1992)
The Phantom Generations (2009)
Power Man (1974)
Power Man and Iron Fist (1978)
Satan's Six (1993)
Secret Origins (1986)
Secret Wars (1985)
Sentry Special (1991)
The Shadow War of Hawkman (1985)
Special Collector's Edition (1975)
The Spectacular Spider-Man (1976)
Star Trek (1984)
Star Trek: All of Me (2000)
Star Trek: Other Realities (2001)
Star Trek: The Next Generation (1989)
Star Wars [FIN] (1999)
Star Wars Tales (1999)
Super fumetti in film (1976)
Super-Villain Team-Up (1975)
Supernatural Thrillers (1972)
Tales of Evil (1975)
Tales of the Zombie (1973)
Tarzan Family (1975)
Teen Titans Spotlight (1986)
Thunderbolts (1997)
The Ultimate Super-Villains (1996)
The Uncanny Dave Cockrum... A Tribute (2004)
Unknown Worlds of Science Fiction (1975)
Vampire Tales (1973)
War Is Hell (1973)
Web of Spider-Man (1985)
Welcome Back, Kotter (1976)
What If? (1977)
Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe (1985)
Women Of Marvel: Celebrating Seven Decades Omnibus (2010)
World Famous Comics Convention Special (1996)
World's Finest Comics (1941)

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