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Elliot S. Maggin (b. 1950) is a writer.

Professional History

Elliot S. Maggin is a comic book writer. He began his career in 1971 working for DC Comics in the title Green Lantern. Later he worked on titles as Batman; Action Comics; Detective Comics and many more. In 1977 he was hired by Marvel Comics to work on the Hulk and Spider-Man titles.

His comic book Detective Comics #450 was adapted in Batman: The Animated Series.

Work History


  • He is frequently credited with an exclamation mark punctuating his middle initial rather than a period; Elliot S! Maggin. This is by the decree of Julius Schwartz, who liked the rhythm of the name when punctuated this way.

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