Fabian Nicieza is a well-known in the Marvel world of comics. He’s a respected professional in the field of writer as well as an being an editor. We wanted to know more about him, so we looked at his interesting history. We made some great discoveries that you might find interesting. Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about Mr. Fabian Nicieza.
1. He’s the editor and writer for many of the popular comics
Niceiza is a prolific editor and writer in the comic book industry. He’s worked on cable & Deadpool, X-Men, X-Men Force,
New Warriors and Thunderbolts. He aided in the creation of several different characters. In case you were wondering who the creative genius behind these are, he’s on of them who has made significant contributions.
2. He just turned 57
Fabian was born on the last day of the year in 1961. In 2018, he turned 57 years old. He’s in his prime as a writer and editor.
3. He was born in Argentina
Nicieza is a native of Argentina. He was born in Buenos Aires to his parents Omar and Irma Riguetti Nicieza. He immigrated to the United States of America with his family when he was just four years old. He was raised in the state of New Jersey. He attended high school in the town of Old Bridge Township and completed his high school education there in 1979.
4. He went to college at Rutgers University
He has an impressive education from the prestigious Rutgers University. He completed his degree in public relations and advertising in 1983. He also took advantage of the opportunity to serve as an intern at the ABC television network prior to earning his degree.
5. His brother is in the same line of work
Fabian learned to read and write comics while he was still young. It was an interest and a passion of his. He was not the only member of his family to take an interest in this industry as a profession. Nicieza’s brother Mariano followed the same career path as he and is also an editor and writer. It seems to run in the family.
6. His first job was at Berkley Publishing Group
Fabian was employed at the Berkley Publishing group early in his career. His first position was working in the production department. He was eventually promoted to the position of managing editor. He left the company in 1985 to accept a job with Marvel Comics.
7. He joined Marvel Comics in 1985
Nicieza was hired as staff at Marvel Comics and started out as a manufacturing assistant. His second position with Marvel was in the promotions department where he was an advertising manager. Fabian was also a freelancer at that time and he would write brief articles to for the company’s Marvel Age, which was their promotional magazine.
8. He started writing published comics in 1987
Within just 4 short years after graduating from college, he was writing comics stories. This was a big accomplishment. His first as “Psi-Force” No. 9 and it was released in July of 1987. From this point on, he became a regular for Marvel Comics. He also wrote backup stories for the comics. He was chosen to write a spin off series from “Thor” titled “New Warriors.” He took the characters that had previously been considered as useless and created a series of value. He went on to write other stories for Marvel for some of the most popular titles.
9. He wrote for a Cable Miniseries
Nicieza was selected by Marvel Comics to write the stories for the first cable miniseries that they would produce. It was an honor to be selected for the task. He wrote some of the crossover story arcs including “Age of Apocalyse,” “Phalanx Covenant,” and “X-Cutioner’s Song.” At the same time, he began writing the first Deadpool solo series titled “Deadpool: the Circle Chase.”
10. He also worked for DC comics
Nicieza worked for DC Comics a couple of different times throughout his career. He wrote a three issue arc in Action comics in 2006. He also wrote “Nightwing and Robin,” “Azrael:Death’s Dark Knight,” which was a mini series that was associated with “Batman R.I.P.” He was shifted around to work on a variety of different titles with DC. He also adapted a poem from Sta Lee into a graphic novel that was titled “Stan Lee’s ‘God Woke.” He won an Independent Publisher Award in the Outstanding Books of the Year Independent Voice Award for that work in 2017.