Art Holcomb is a screenwriter, award-winning playwright, fiction writer and comic book creator who began his writing career when – at age 13 – one of his plays was professionally performed by the American Conservatory Theater.
He has published poetry, essays and short stories and has written more than 50 comic book stories for franchises such as THE X-MEN, as well as original and licensed properties for Marvel Comics, DC Comics , Defiant, Valiant, Acclaim, Big Entertainment, and FUNimation. His screen work has appeared the SyFy Channel and SHOWTIME.
He has sold to the STAR TREK television franchise for Paramount Television and worked on projects for the estates of Gene Roddenberry and legendary actors Steve McQueen and Marlon Brando. He has also written for the critically acclaimed animation series SHADOW RAIDERS, as well as consulted for video game companies, film production companies and publishing houses.
He is a regular columnist for Creative Screenwriting Magazine, called “The Best Magazine for Screenwriters” by The Los Angeles Times. Art is a sought-after conference and workshop lecturer on Story and runs a consultancy for highly motivated screenwriters and novelists who are committed to moving their careers to the next professional level.