Roy Thomas (b. November 22nd, 1940) is a writer.
Thomas' love for comics started at an early age when he produced his own comic All-Giant Comics which he gave out to friends and family. As an adult, Thomas graduated from Southeast Missouri State University with a B.S. in Education and was a teacher for 4 years when he also explored his love for comics becoming the editor of the fanzine Alter Ego.
Roy Thomas was a veteran writer and editor for Marvel Comics and DC Comics. He is widely regarded for reviving the legacies of many Marvel and DC Golden Age heroes as well as his exhaustive work on titles such as Conan the Barbarian and the Avengers.
At DC Comics, Thomas developed Earth-Two as a setting, writing extensively about the Justice Society of America and creating the All-Star Squadron, Infinity, Inc., and the Young All-Stars. He also had long-lasting runs on Wonder Woman and his own creation, Arak: Son of Thunder.