The Sound of Young America: Writer Brian Michael Bendis

Episode 36

28th May 2009

Brian Michael Bendis is one of comics’ most prolific and acclaimed writers. He helped recreate Spider Man for Ultimate Spider Man, and now helms The Avengers.

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Brian Michael Bendis on The Sound of Young America from Jesse Thorn on Vimeo.

Brian Michael Bendis is an acclaimed comics writer. His work has ranged from independent crime comics to the artist-controlled superhero imprint Image to helming some of the most important characters in superhero comics for Marvel. Several years ago, he re-created Spider Man for the 21st century with Ultimate Spider Man. He now steers Marvel’s most important superteam, The Avengers. We spoke with Brian at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, Oregon.

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