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Steven T. Seagle is an American writer who works in the graphic novel/comic book, television, film, live theater and animation industries.
He is best known for his acclaimed graphic novel memoir IT'S A BIRD... and, as part of MAN OF ACTION Studios (along with Duncan Rouleau, Joe Casey and Joe Kelly) as co-creator of the animated Cartoon Network series BEN 10 as well as GENERATOR REX. MAN OF ACTION writes and produces ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN and AVENGERS ASSEMBLE for Marvel/Disney XD. Seagle and Rouleau also created the Marvel Comics super-hero team BIG HERO 6 slated to be a Disney animated feature film in 2014. Seagle's long awaited follow-up to IT'S A BIRD..., GENIUS, was recently published by First:Second.
MAN OF ACTION publishes its own original graphic novels through Image Comics. Seagle's works for the imprint include: Eisner-nominated spy thriller KAFKA; experimental historical graphic novel The Red Diary/The RE[a]D Diary; black comedy SOUL KISS; urban crime thriller THE CRUSADES; and children's books FRANKIE STEIN and BATULA.
Seagle also worked extensively for DC Comics/Vertigo creating the original series HOUSE OF SECRETS and AMERICAN VIRGIN. In mainstream comics, Seagle wrote both SUPERMAN and UNCANNY X-MEN as well as many other franchise characters.
Seagle's comics work has received numerous Eisner Award nominations, including twice for best writer - in 1995 for his work on SANDMAN MYSTERY THEATRE(DC/Vertigo) and in 1999 for the same title and his story "Drive By" in ONI DOUBLE FEATURE #10 (Oni Press). Seagle's work on AMERICAN VIRGIN was nominated twice for the GLAAD Media Award for Best Comic Book. Seagle's run on UNCANNY X-MEN was awarded the Wizard Fan Award for Favorite Ongoing Series. His original graphic novel SOLSTICE was called the best graphic novel of the year by Comic Book Resources.
Seagle has sold original concepts as feature films to Warner Brothers, television pilots to FOX and animation series to Mainframe. He is also a founding member of Speak Theater Arts, creators of innovative live stage productions. His writing/directing credits include the comedies N*W*C (www.NWClive.com)and ARMENIAMANIA! (www.armeniamania.com). Seagle co-directed the Los Angeles national premiere staging of THE LARAMIE PROJECT: AN EPILOGUE with a celebrity cast and Gay Mens Chorus Los Angeles. He designed the set and logo for the national tour of the stage version of IT GETS BETTER.
Seagle is a former college instructor and taught at Ball State University, Pasadena City College and Mt. San Antonio College where he also served as a coach for the Forensics team during many of their national championship seasons.