The Info List - Arvid Nelson

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Arvid Nelson is an American comic book writer, best known for Rex Mundi.


1 Life and career 2 Bibliography 3 See also 4 Notes 5 References 6 External links

Life and career[edit] Nelson started writing comics while at Dartmouth College, where he also converted to the Baha'i Faith.[1] After graduating in 1999 he became a production assistant on a Woody Allen
Woody Allen
film, but it was while working on a documentary about The Paris Review that he visited Paris and started picking up influences that would lead to his creating Rex Mundi.[2] It was planned as a 38 issue series and ends with issue #19.[3] He has also created spin-off stories, like "Hill of Martyrs" which started in Rex Mundi #14 and continued online.[4] Nelson has also worked at Marvel and DC. For the former he wrote a Nightcrawler story in X-Men Unlimited. At DC he wrote a Mr Terrific story in JSA Classified
JSA Classified
and the first one-shot of The Joker's Asylum series.[5] One major literary influence is Robert E. Howard[1] and Nelson has worked on a Kull limited series at Dark Horse and in May 2009 it was announced that he would be writing Thulsa Doom for Dynamite Entertainment.[6][7] Bibliography[edit]

Rex Mundi (#1–18, Image Comics, 2002–06, #1–19, Dark Horse Comics, 2006–09) collected as:

Volume 1: The Guardian of the Temple (collects Rex Mundi (vol. 1) #0–5, Image Comics, ISBN 978-1-58240-341-0, Dark Horse Comics, ISBN 978-1-59307-652-8) Volume 2: The River Underground (collects Rex Mundi (vol. 1) #6–11, Image Comics, ISBN 978-1-58240-479-0, Dark Horse Comics, ISBN 978-1-59307-682-5) Volume 3: The Lost Kings (collects Rex Mundi #12–17, Dark Horse Comics, ISBN 978-1-59307-651-1) Volume 4: Crown and Sword (collects Rex Mundi (vol. 1) #18, Rex Mundi (vol. 2) #1–5 and "To Weaver A Lover" in The Dark Horse Book of Monsters, Dark Horse Comics, ISBN 978-1-59307-824-9) Volume 5: The Valley at the End of the World (collects Rex Mundi (vol. 2) #6–12, Dark Horse Comics, ISBN 978-1-59582-192-8) Volume 6: Gate of God (collects Rex Mundi (vol. 2) #13–19, Dark Horse Comics, ISBN 978-1-59582-403-5)

X-Men Unlimited
X-Men Unlimited
(vol. 2) #7 (with pencils by Lewis Larosa and inks by Tom Palmer, Marvel Comics, April 2005) killer7 (2006) Zero Killer (2007) "Mr Horrific" (with Alex Sanchez, in JSA Classified
JSA Classified
#29–31, DC Comics, 2007) The Joker's Asylum: "The Joker" (with Alex Sanchez, one-shot, DC Comics, 2008) Kull (with Will Conrad, 5-issue limited series, Dark Horse Comics, 2008–09) Thulsa Doom (with artist Lui Antonio, Dynamite Entertainment, 2009) Red Sonja (with artist Jackson Herbert, Dynamite Entertainment, 2009–2010, forthcoming) Rage: After the Impact (with artists Andrea Mutti, Pierluigi Baldassini, Michael Atiyeh, Dark Horse Comics, 2011) Thulsa Doom (with artists Lui Antonio, Dark Horse Comics, 2011) Warlord of Mars (with artist Carlos Rafael, Dynamite Entertainment, 2011-2014) Red Bull's E-Sport Comic: The Fateful 8 Volume 2 (with artist Yvel Guichet, Dark Horse Comics, 2015) The Great Wall (with artist Gian Fernando, Legendary Pictures, 2017) Skull Island: The Birth of Kong (with artist Zid, Legendary Pictures, 2017)

See also[edit]

List of Bahá'ís Bahá'í Faith in fiction


^ a b Carey, Edward (September 17, 2008). "Nelson talks Rex Mundi and Religion". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved 2009-05-30.  ^ Press, David (July 18, 2008). " Arvid Nelson talks "Rex Mundi"". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved 2009-05-30.  ^ Manning, Shaun (December 18, 2008). " Arvid Nelson on Rex Mundi's Final Arc". Comic Book Resources. Archived from the original on 15 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-30.  ^ Manning, Shaun (July 29, 2008). "CCI: The "Rex Mundi"-Wide Web". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved 2009-05-30.  ^ Renaud, Jeffrey (June 28, 2008). "The Joker's Asylum, Part I: The Joker". Comic Book Resources. Retrieved 2009-05-30.  ^ Brady, Matt (May 26, 2009). "And Doom is His Name: Arvid Nelson on 'Thulsa Doom'". Newsarama. Archived from the original on 29 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-26.  ^ Phegley, Kiel (May 29, 2009). ""Doom" Comes To Dynamite". Comic Book Resources. Archived from the original on 30 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-29. 


Arvid Nelson at the Grand Comics Database Arvid Nelson at the Comic Book DB

External links[edit]

Official website


‘Rex’-N-Effect: An Interview with Arvid Nelson, Comics Bulletin

Authority control

WorldCat Identities VIAF: 10102194 LCCN: no2004031456 ISNI: 0000 0000 4804 1224 SUDOC: 085675059 BNF: cb1461