Danny Fingeroth is a comic book writer and editor, and he also writes books and teaches on comics-related topics. He’s best known for a long run as group editor of the Spider-Man line at Marvel.
As a writer, he worked on Darkhawk, writing all fifty issues of the series. He also had a long stint on Dazzler and wrote the Deadly Foes of Spider-Man mini-series, the Avengers: Deathtrap: The Vault graphic novel, and many other titles.
Fingeroth is the author of Superman on the Couch: What Superheroes Really Tell Us About Ourselves and our Society and Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, Comics and the Creation of the Superhero. He is also the co-editor (with Roy Thomas) of The Stan Lee Universe, the ultimate repository of interviews with, and mementos about, the co-creator of Marvel's greatest heroes.
Danny has lectured and taught about comics at venues including Columbia University, The Smithsonian Institution, the New York Historical Society and the MiMaster Art Institute in Milan. He is the Chair of Will Eisner Week, an annual celebration of comics titan Will Eisner and his legacy and serves as a programming consultant for Wizard World Conventions, having brainstormed, organized and moderated several hundred panels and events for their many, nationwide shows.
Danny is currently writing a full-length biography of Stan Lee for St. Martin's Press and a graphic novel biography (with art by legendary artist Rick Geary) of Jack Ruby, the man who killed Lee Harvey Oswald on live TV. Contact Danny at: firstname.lastname@example.org