Doug Moench

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Doug Moench : biography

February 23, 1948 –

Curtis Magazines

Marvel’s black-and-white magazine-sized imprint
  • Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #3-14, 16-18, 29, 33, Special #1 (featuring Shang-Chi: Master of Kung Fu)
  • Doc Savage #1-8 (1976)
  • Dracula Lives! #2-3, 5-6, 8-12
  • Haunt of Horror #2-5, 12
  • The Hulk! #10-22 (continuation of Rampaging Hulk, printed in magazine format in "Super Marvel Color")
  • Kull and the Barbarians #3
  • Marvel Preview #1, 5-6, 8, 12-13, 18, 21-22, 26, 28, 33 (#5-6 adapt the Sherlock Holmes story The Hound of the Baskervilles; #8 features the Legion of Monsters; #12 is The Haunt of Horror, a collection of short horror stories)
  • Marvel Super Action #1 (first Weirdworld story)
  • Monsters of the Movies #1, 8
  • Monsters Unleashed #5-11
  • Planet of the Apes #1-29 (adaptations of the Apes films, plus a handful of original spinoff tales, most notably the ongoing "Terror on the Planet of the Apes" saga)
  • Rampaging Hulk #1-9
  • Savage Sword of Conan #5, 9, 13, 14, 180
  • Savage Tales (featuring Conan and Ka-Zar) #5, 7, 8, 11
  • Tales of the Zombie #2-7, 9, 10, Annual #1
  • Unknown Worlds of Science Fiction #3, 6
  • Vampire Tales #2, 4-7, 9-11, Annual #1

Epic Comics

Marvel’s creator-owned imprint started in 1982
  • Six from Sirius #1-4
  • Six from Sirius II #1-4

Malibu Comics

Acquired by Marvel in 1996
  • Rune: Hearts of Darkness #1-3
  • Terror on the Planet of the Apes #1-4 (reprints from Marvel’s Planet of the Apes magazine)

Eclipse Comics

  • Aztec Ace #1-15
  • Nightmares #1-2 (reprints "Blood on Black Satin", originally published in Eerie #109-111)
  • Miracleman #14 (backup story: "Nuclear Spring")
  • Total Eclipse #2 ("Aztec Ace" backup story)

TSR Comics

  • R.I.P. Brasher: Avenger of the Dead #1-4

Skywald Comics

  • Psycho #5, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16
  • Nightmare #9-12, 14, Annual #1, Yearbook 1974

Dark Horse Comics

  • Dark Horse Comics #25 (James Bond story)
  • James Bond: Serpent’s Tooth #1-3
  • Ghost & The Shadow.(one-shot special, 1995)

Warren Publishing

  • Eerie #29-30, 35-45, 47, 50, 53-55, 57-58, 72, 78, 109-112
  • Creepy #37, 46-47, 49-54 56-59 64-66 68, 71-72, 76, 80, 82, 88
  • Vampirella volume 1 #7, 9, 14-15, 17-20, 24-29, 31, 34, 39

Smashout Comics

Smashout Comics is currently distributing, via the internet, several creator-owned comics that were previously released in comic book format. These comics can be downloaded through

  • Six from Sirius #1-4
  • Six from Sirius II #1-4

Awards

  • 1972: Nominated for Chicago Newspaper Guild Award
  • 1977: Eagle Award for Favorite Continued Comic Story for Master of Kung Fu #48-51 with Paul Gulacy
  • 1978: Nominated at the Eagle Awards for Favourite Single Story for Marvel Premiere #38: The Lord of Tyndall’s Quest with Mike Ploog
  • 1979: Nominated at the Eagle Awards for Best Comic Book Writer (US), and for Best Continued Story for Captain Marvel #58-62 with Pat Broderick
  • 1980: Nominated at the Eagle Awards for Favourite Comicbook Writer
  • 1981: Inkpot Award
  • 1990: Nominated at the Haxtur Awards for Best Long Comic Strip for Slash Maraud with Paul Gulacy
  • 1997: Nominated at the Haxtur Awards for Best Long Comic Strip for Batman versus Predator II

Biography

Born in Chicago, Illinois, Moench has also written novels, short stories, newspaper feature articles, weekly newspaper comic strips, film screenplays and teleplays. His first published work was My Dog Sandy, a comic strip printed in his elementary school newspaper. He began his professional writing career in the early 1970s with scripts for Creepy, Eerie and Vampirella and articles for the Chicago Sun-Times. In 1973, he moved to New York City.