Jason Aaron

Columnist
Kansas City, Missouri

Jason Aaron is an Eisner and Harvey Award nominated comic book writer whose current work includes the critically-acclaimed crime series "Scalped" for DC/Vertigo and "Wolverine," "Astonishing Spider-Man & Wolverine" and "PunisherMAX" for Marvel. He was born in Alabama but currently resides in Kansas City.

His beard is bigger than yours.

Articles By Jason Aaron

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Where The Hell Am I - 1/12

Wed, January 12th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Jason tackles a less controversial topic this week, turning to the WHERE THE HELL AM I? mailbag to answer a reader question with tips on self-management for aspiring writers, especially those who are full-time parents.

Where The Hell Am I - 1/05

Wed, January 5th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Jason Aaron rings in the new year with good wishes for friends and fans and a message for Alan Moore in response to the legendary writer's comments last year about the state of comics and talent level of modern creators.

Where The Hell Am I - 12/15

Wed, December 15th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Jason Aaron dips into the mailbag and answers the age old question: What the hell does a comic book editor do? The answer is, quite a lot, actually, from maintaining continuity to shaping stories and more.

Where The Hell Am I - 12/08

Wed, December 8th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Jason looks at Marvel and DC's current pricing strategies and weighs the pros and cons of both approaches, explains the motivation behind the "Wolverine" back-up stories and the difficulty in writing a 20 page comic.

Where The Hell Am I - 11/24

Wed, November 24th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, Jason Aaron discusses one of the pitfalls of being a comic book professional - the danger of gaining weight - and enlists his fellow pros in his quest to stave off the pounds.

Where The Hell Am I - 11/17

Wed, November 17th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Jason Aaron discusses living in the world of being a freelance comic book creator, offers advice on how to navigate the business aspect of your career choice and offers a glimpse at his personal headquarters.

Where The Hell Am I - 11/03

Wed, November 3rd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Aaron interviews friend and fellow Kansas City comic book writer Dennis Hopeless, discussing the process of breaking into the comics industry, Hopeless' various projects currently in development and more.

Where The Hell Am I - 10/27

Wed, October 27th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Jason Aaron gives aspiring comic writers tips on the art of the pitch with the help of some of the biggest editors in comics. Plus, his pitches for a "Joker's Asylum" one-shot and a Vertigo zombie series.

Where The Hell Am I - 10/20

Wed, October 20th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Jason Aaron spoke with CBR TV about "Where the Hell Am I," his career in comics to date, developing "Ultimate Comics Captain America" with Ron Garney, his favorite artists to work with and much more!

Where The Hell Am I - 10/13

Wed, October 13th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Jason Aaron took New York Comic Con by storm, meeting his "Scalped" co-creator R.M. Guera for the first time, signing for fans, doing interviews and making announcements and through it all, he kept a Con Journal.

Where The Hell Am I - 10/06

Wed, October 6th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Jason Aaron returns this week with some pre-New York Comic Con advise for aspiring creators on how to find their dream editor and woo them with the goal of developing a long, loving creator/editor relationship.

Where The Hell Am I - 9/22

Wed, September 22nd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Jason Aaron gives aspiring writers some simple advice on how to break into comics, points readers in the direction of more industry tips and explains why his first pro work is also his most important.

Where The Hell Am I - 9/15

Wed, September 15th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Jason Aaron takes CBR readers through a week in the life of a professional comic book writer: namely, himself, as he balances the challenges and rewards of working from home and with numerous creative partners.

Where The Hell Am I - 9/08

Wed, September 8th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

It's the debut of Jason Aaron's new CBR column, WHERE THE HELL AM I, and he takes the opportunity to give aspiring creators some advice with the harrowing tale of his journey to professional comic book writer.

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