Jason Aaron is a comic book writer known for his Native American crime noir series Scalped (Vertigo) and popular runs writing Marvel Comics series including Wolverine: Weapon X, Ghost Rider, PunisherMAX, and Amazing Spider-Man and Wolverine.
He was born and raised in Alabama and moved to Kansas City as an adult. Jason’s cousin, Gustav Hasford, wrote The Short-Timers, which was the inspiration for the film Full Metal Jacket. Jason’s says his first Vertigo project, a Vietnam-era story titled The Other Side, was written to honor his cousin.
Awards and Nominations
- 2007 Eisner Awards
- The Other Side: Best Limited Series (nominated)
- 2010 Eagle Awards
- Scalped: Favourite American Colour Comicbook (nominated)
- Scalped #19-24, “The Gravel in Your Guts”: Favourite Continued Story (nominated)
- 2010 Harvey Awards
- Best Writer (nominated)
- Scalped: Best Continuing or Limited Series (nominated)
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