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Brian Azzarello (born in Cleveland, Ohio, August 11, 1962) is an American comic book writer. He came to prominence with the hardboiled crime series 100 Bullets, published by DC Comics’ mature-audience imprint Vertigo. In 2011, he became the writer of DC’s relaunched Wonder Woman series.
Brian Azzarello was the line editor for Andrew Rev’s incarnation of Comico.
He and artist Eduardo Risso launched the 100 Bullets series for Vertigo in August 1999. In addition to 100 Bullets, Azzarello has written for Batman („Broken City”; Batman/Deathblow: After the Fire; Joker), Hellblazer and Superman („For Tomorrow” and Lex Luthor: Man of Steel).
In 2005, Azzarello began a new creator-owned series, the western Loveless, with artist Marcelo Frusin. Also at Vertigo, his Filthy Rich original graphic novel was one of the two titles that launched the Vertigo Crime line. Azzarello and Risso produced a Batman serial for Wednesday Comics in 2009.
In 2011 he began writing The New 52 relaunch of the Wonder Woman series, collaborating with artist Cliff Chiang. He wrote two Before Watchmen limited series featuring the Comedian and Rorschach. In 2014, he and Jeff Lemire, Keith Giffen, and Dan Jurgens co-wrote The New 52: Futures End.
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