Tony Bedard is the current writer of Supergirl, and is well known for his work on Blue Beetle, Green Lantern: New Guardians, Green Lantern Corps, Exiles, R.E.B.E.L.S., Supergirl and The Legion of Superheroes, and Countdown. He also currently writes for video game company Volition Games, where he was a writer for Saints Row IV.
Tony began his work in the comics industry by working at Valiant Comics, eventually becoming the editor and writer of several titles including Rai, Psi-Lords and Magnus Robot Fighter. After Valiant, Tony moved to freelance work for Broadway, Malibu and Crusade Comics, where he wrote the first two issues of Shi: The Series. Tony then moved to an editorial position at DC Comics, where he worked on a number of projects, the most notable being the Hourman monthly. He eventually moved into the Vertigo imprint where he edited several monthly titles, including Vertigo’s longest running title Hellblazer.
In 2001 Bedard signed an exclusive contract with CrossGen Comics. Bedard provided editorial knowledge to the company and took over writing CrossGen’s launch title Mystic. He went on to co-create Negation with Mark Waid and wrote a number of series for Crossgen. After CrossGen, Bedard began work on the Marvel Comics series Exiles, which he wrote for 44 issues and an annual. Apart from Exiles he had a number of side projects, including the mini-series Spider-Man: Breakout, Uncanny X-Men, and the final 6 issues of the Rogue monthly comic book.
Bedard then started writing for other comic publishers. With Image Comics, Bedard put out a mini-series he created called Retro Rocket and co-wrote three issues of DC Comics’ Supergirl and the Legion of Superheroes, helping out his former CrossGen co-worker Mark Waid.
After wrapping up his run on Exiles, Tony returned to DC Comics and worked on a story in JSA: Classified. After signing an exclusive contract with DC Comics, Bedard wrote a six issue arc on Supergirl and the Legion of Super-Heroes, a four issue Black Canary mini-series, and was one of the key writers on the weekly series Countdown.
Bedard then went on to write for Birds of Prey, Supergirl, R.E.B.E.L.S., Green Lantern Corps, and DC Universe Online Legends. As part of DC’s 2011 New 52 initiative, Bedard became the ongoing writer for Green Lantern: New Guardians and Blue Beetle. Tony recently took over as the writer of Supergirl.
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