EMMY AWARD NOMINEE (Writer - Deadpool Pulp; Deadpool: Suicide Kings; Batman: Streets Of Gotham; Captain America; The Punisher; Moon Knight; Wolverine: Chop Shop; Luke Cage Noir; Brik (Oni Press), Screenwriter - The Bernie Mac Show; Entourage)
Mike Benson found success writing for Emmy-nominated television programs like The Bernie Mac Show and Entourage. Benson is currently developing a television show based on the unconventional relationship between Anthony Kiedis’ and his father during the 1970s. When Benson is not writing for TV, he’s writing for Marvel and DC, homes of the colorful adventures he loved so much as a kid. Mike’s first project was scribing a Frank Castle story in Punisher Max Annual #1, and taking the reins from Charlie Huston on Moon Knight was a major step in his writing career. His Wolverine “Chop Shop” story was nominated by Wizard magazine for best one-shot of the year. Benson also proved his comic writing chops with Deadpool: Suicide Kings, which he co-wrote with Adam Glass, and made the NY TIMES BEST SELLER LIST. Benson and Glass also wrote Luke Cage Noir, which won the prestigious Glyph Award for best book of the year. Benson and Glass are writing a creator owned title set up with Oni-Press entitled BRIK. Benson grew up in Westchester, New York and attended Syracuse University. He currently lives in Los Angeles with his wife, twin boys and English Bulldog.