JOE KELLY broke into the comics industry in 1995 as the first successful “graduate” of the STAN-HATTAN PROJECT, a writing workshop conducted as a joint venture between MARVEL COMICS and NEW YORK UNIVERSITY’S Department of Dramatic Writing. Joe’s flair for dialogue and characterization captured the attention of Marvel editors, not to mention his snappy attire and icy blue eyes that pierce a man’s soul with but a glance.
Joe Kelly began writing comics in 1995 when he “graduated” from the Stan-Hattan Project, a writing workshop conducted as a joint venture between Marvel Comics and NYU’s Department of Dramatic Writing. He soon thereafter wrote fan favorite Deadpool, and later worked for DC Comics’s Action Comics for almost five years.
Joe helped found the Man of Action production company along with Duncan Rouleau, Steven T. Seagle, and Joe Casey. Joe Kelly’s long list of comic book writing credits include JLA, Steampunk, Daredevil, Space Ghost, Superboy, X-Men, and more than 50 issues of Action Comics. Along with Man of Action, Joe also wrote several episodes of the animated television show Ben 10.
Man of Action is a four-man writing team consisting of: Duncan Rouleau, Joe Casey, Joseph “Joe” Kelly, and Steven T. Seagle. They are well-known for their contributions to the comic book industry, but they soon went onto television shows, movie films, and video games.
Man of Action was formed by these four professionals, who dedicated themselves to quality writing, developing creativity, and conceptualizing new ideas for our entertainment and enjoyment.
They are most-known for creating the popular American animated television series, Ben 10, currently airing only on Cartoon Network. They also have been known to work on X-Men, Spiderman, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Justice League, and many other action titles.