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10 Comic Books And The Surprising Celebrities Who Created Them

3. Jon Favreau

The Iron Man director and actor took his love of the Marvel character one step further and created a mini-series with artist Adi Granov, who created the armor in the film. Calling the first in its series Iron Man: Viva Las Vegas, Favreau has yet to release a second issue. 

2. Tyrese

This actor, singer, and model had high hopes for being cast as Green Lantern. In the meantime he branched out with his own three-issue co-written series Mayhem. Despite the fact that he had grand visions for the comic, his main drug-lord character project got slammed for having less than ideal marketing tactics. Needless to say, there was a whole lot of mayhem surrounding Mayhem and it never quite got off the ground.

1. Kevin Smith

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It’s no surprise that the indie film writer and director of Clerks fame is a huge comic book fan. With View Askewniverse, Green Arrow’s Quiver series and Daredevil’s Guardian Devil mini-series under his comic book belt, it seemed only natural that Kevin would advance to the next level. Although he went on to create Spider-Man/Black Cat: The Evil That Men Do and Batman: The Widening Gyre, production time was much slower and fans were letdown by too many delays.

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Written by Aimee

Part grammar geek, part art lover, Aimee also has a huge crush on Mother Nature. When she’s not writing and editing snappy content, this shutterbug’s soaking up the sunshine in her hometown of sunny St. Petersburg, Florida.

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