Larry Hama is a writer/cartoonist/illustrator/actor/musician who has worked in comics, TV and film. He is best known as the writer of Marvel’s GI Joe comics in the eighties, and as the writer of Marvel’s Wolverine in the nineties.
More recently he has scripted Spooks, and Barack the Barbarian for Devil’s Due Comics, GI Origins and GI Joe A Real American Hero for IDW, as well as various animation and video game projects.
He was Artist in Residence at Asian/Pacific/American Arts Institute at NYU in 2012.
Most recently, he is the author of The Death of Captain America a prose novel for Marvel (hardcover) that features characters (Winter Soldier, Black Widow, Nick Fury) who are prominent in the film Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
In comics, he has written, edited or drawn for Avengers, Blaze, Nth Man, The Nam, Conan, Batman, Wonder Woman, Bizarre Adventures, X-Men, Spider-Man, Daredevil, and dozens more.
His illustrations and cartoons have appeared in National Lampoon, Esquire, New Yorker, and Rolling Stone.
He has appeared on Broadway in Stephen Sondheim’s Pacific Overtures and on TV in MASH, Saturday Night Live and Another World.