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Eric Powell (comic writer)


Eric Powell (comic writer)

Eric Powell
Eric Powell at Wondercon 2006
Born March 8, 1975
Nationality American
Area(s) writer and artist
Notable works The Goon, Godzilla Kingdom of Monsters

Eric Powell (March 8, 1975) is an American comic book writer/artist,best known as the creator of The Goon.


Powell has written and provided artwork for franchises of Dark Horse,[1] DC Comics [2] and Marvel,[3] but is most regarded for his original series The Goon, which debuted from the small publisher Avatar Press. Powell quickly switched to self-publishing under the moniker Albatross Exploding Funny Books, before being picked up by Dark Horse after only a handful of issues. The Goon's quality was recognized with an Eisner Award in 2004 for Best Single Issue (Dark Horse The Goon #1) as well as an International Horror Guild award. The following year Powell won Eisner's Best Humor Publication and Best Continuing Series awards.

He is a featured interviewee in the movie Independents.

Powell will co-write the first two volumes of IDW's Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters with Tracy Marsh.


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External links

  • The Goon (and Eric Powell) official site
  • Eric Powell wallpapers on
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