|(Writer - Official Index To The Marvel Universe; History of the Marvel Universe; Heroic Age: X-Men)|
|Jacob Rougemont is an American comic book writer and researcher, most often known as part of the writing team on the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe (2004-present) and Official Index to the Marvel Universe (2009-present).|
In addition to his Marvel Handbook and Index work, Jacob has written for other Marvel projects including the History of the Marvel Universe (2012) and Heroic Age: X-Men#1 (2011). Aside from his writing work, Jacob has researched for various Marvel trade paperback and hardcover collections, including 2012’s Avengers: West Coast Avengers-Lost in Space-Time HC and Spider-Man Fights Substance Abuse TPB. He has also contributed to collections such as Iron Man: Revenge of the Mandarin HC (2012) and the upcoming X-Force Omnibus Vol.1 HC.
A longtime comic book fan, he began collecting comic books as a child in the early 1990s and branched off into the internet during his high school years with the founding of his Avengers fansite, Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Fan Page (http://www.angelfire.com/tn2/avengers) in 2000. Eventually becoming a regular contributor the Marvel Appendix website (http://www.marvunapp.com/Appendix), Jacob soon jumped into comic book writing with the relaunching of the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe series in 2004, his first published work being the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe: Avengers 2004 one-shot. After contributing to various Marvel Handbook one-shots, Jacob became a regular member of the Handbook writing team as of the Official Handbook hardcover series and soon branched off into the relaunched Official Index to the Marvel Universe series in 2009.
His work on the Handbook and Index series led to other research projects, including page layout work on the 2009 Avengers: Nights of Wundagore TPB and the Avengers: Vision & the Scarlet Witch-A Day in the Life TPB, as well as other side projects including the X-Men: First Class Magazine (2011).
Jacob currently contributes both writing and research for various projects, most recently writing for the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe TPB series and the Punisher: Official Index to the Marvel Universe TPB and contributing research to collections such as Avengers: Solo Avengers Classic Vol.1 TPB and Marvel Firsts: The 1970s Vol. 3 TPB.