G.I. Joe, The Punisher, Batman, Conan, Wolverine, Nth Man

Larry Hama

Transmedia legend (comic-book writer, actor, musician) Larry Hama has worked in the fields of entertainment and publishing since the 1960s. In 1970s, he appeared in the TV shows M*A*S*H and Saturday Night Live, and on Broadway in two roles in the original 1976 production of Stephen Sondheim's Pacific Overtures. While writer and editor for Marvel Comics, Larry produced hundreds of comic titles including  Conan, Electra, X-Men, Wolverine, the 16 issue Nth Man, The Punisher, and many others. He is, perhaps, best known for his series G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (based on the Hasbro toyline). Larry also wrote a Batman series while editor at DC Comics. More recently he has been the principle writer for the G.I. Joe Origins series for IDW Comics, and Monster Isle for Red Media. Ever active in multiple directions, in 2012 Hama portrayed himself in a Christmas-themed episode of the Adult Swim series Robot Chicken. In 2014, he began working with award-winning filmmaker Mark Cheng on an original film project, called Ghost Source Zero distributed by Sony Pictures in 2018.