Jamie Delano

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Jamie Delano : biography

1954 –

Jamie Delano (born 1954 in Northampton) is a British comics writer. He was part of the first post-Alan Moore "British Invasion" of writers. Best known as the first writer of the comic book series Hellblazer, starring John Constantine.


Jamie Delano wrote all but three of the first forty issues of Hellblazer for DC Comics from 1988 (Hellblazer #1) to 1991 (Hellblazer #40).

Most of his other work has also been for DC/Vertigo.

Much of Delano’s work can be characterized as science fiction, or horror, but often is a blend thereof.

Subjects in his work include the War of the sexes (World Without End), imperialism and genocide (Ghostdancing), and environmental & cultural collapse (2020 Visions, Animal Man).

A. William James is Delano’s prose-writing alter ego. His novel Book Thirteen is published under his Lepus Books imprint.