Comic book author and screenwriter Len Wayne, gave the world, Rosenau and many other comic book characters, has died at the age of 69, according to DC Comics.

“Len Wayne was one of the most friendly people I ever knew, he was a true legend of the comics at the time, when I joined the team DC eight years ago. He created or edited almost every one of the iconic characters of DC. There is hardly a single world of DC, to which Len had nothing. In the district of Columbia and our industry will miss him and his talent. We send our love and our prayers to his family and fans,” writes Diane Nelson, President of DC Entertainment.

Wayne was primarily known for his work on the comics “Swamp thing” in the DC universe and “Wolverine” for Marvel. He is considered the Creator of the character,brilliantly embodied on the screen, Hugh Jackman and one of those who played a key role in the revival of the superhero team the “X-Men”. He also wrote scripts for “Batman”,”Superman”, “Flash”, “Daredevil” and “Guardians.”

“I was fortunate to meet with len Wayne in 2008. I told him then that his heart, mind and hands have created the greatest comic-book characters,” – said in Twitter ninefold Wolverine Hugh Jackman.

Blessed to have known Len Wein. I first met him in 2008. I told him – from his heart, mind & hands came the greatest character in comics. pic.twitter.com/cFqL1uy0JV



Died screenwriter Len Wayne, who invented Wolverine and other superheroes of Marvel and DC 11.09.2017

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