Special Guest:

Larry Hama

G.I. Joe: Origins!

LARRY HAMA is best known as a writer and editor for Marvel Comics, where he wrote the licensed comic book series G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero!, based on the Hasbro action figures. Not only did he write the G.I. Joe comic for 14 years, he also wrote all the file cards during that time. When someone thinks of writing for G.I. Joe...they think of Larry! He has also written for the series Wolverine, Nth Man: the Ultimate Ninja, and Elektra, and he created the character Bucky O'Hare, which was developed into a comic book, a toy line and a television cartoon. During the 1970s, he was seen on the TV shows M*A*S*H and Saturday Night Live. He also appeared on Broadway in two different roles in the original 1976 production of Stephen Sondheim's Pacific Overtures.

Larry is currently writing G.I. Joe: Origins for IDW Comics and working on various new animation and game properties. You'll get to meet him in Kansas City and ask him all of your burning G.I. Joe plot and character questions!


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