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Marvel Fires Chuck Wendig For Not Being Civil On Twitter

Written by Tim Midura on Friday, October 12 2018 and posted in News with Benefits

Marvel Fires Chuck Wendig For Not Being Civil On Twitter

The author dives deep into his relationship with Marvel and Lucasfilm.


Source: Twitter

Author Chuck Wendig took to Twitter Friday to announce he was fired from Marvel Comics due to "not being civil." He's unsure whether this decision came from Marvel itself or from Lucasfilm.

 

His comics work for Marvel includes Star Wars: The Force Awakens AdaptationDarth Vader, and Hyperion. For Lucasfilm, he wrote the Aftermath trilogy: AftermathAftermath: Life Debt, and Aftermath: Empire's End.

Wendig has been the recipient of harassment since the release of the first Aftermath book with the reveal that there were three queer characters, continuing to being harassed for enjoying The Last Jedi.

I09's Beth Elderkin summed the situation up better than I could.

 

See Wendig's complete Twitter thread below.





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Born in the frozen tundra of Massachusetts, Tim Midura has long possessed a love for comic books and records. After stealing the beard of Zeus and inventing the pizza bagel, a much more heavily tattooed and bearded Tim Midura has finally settled in San Diego. He's the world's first comics journalist who doesn't want to become a comics writer. Find him on twitter, facebook or by email.


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