Hama attended Manhattan's High School of Art and Design. He is married and has a daughter.
Larry Hama is an American comic book writer and occasional artist. He began his career in 1972 working as an inker for DC Comics on the title Weird Wordls, though his contributions were not credited. Later on he worked for Archie Comics and Marvel Comics. Hama often worked as a freelancer for more than one company simmultaneosly and during that time he became editor of some DC Comics titles such as The Super Friends and Wonder Woman.
When he decided to pursue a career as an actor, he went to play minor roles for some TV series. After a brief period of time he became the executive editor at Marvel Comics and wrote the title G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero.
As of 2014, he is working for Red Giant Entertainment.