Larry Hama

Cartoonist, Fictional Character Creator

1949 –

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Who is Larry Hama?

Larry Hama is an American comic book writer, artist, actor and musician who has worked in the fields of entertainment and publishing since the 1960s.

During the 1970s, he was seen in minor roles on the TV shows M*A*S*H and Saturday Night Live, and appeared on Broadway in two roles in the original 1976 production of Stephen Sondheim's Pacific Overtures.

He is best known to American comic book readers as a writer and editor for Marvel Comics, where he wrote the licensed comic book series G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, based on the Hasbro toyline. He has also written for the series Wolverine, Nth Man: the Ultimate Ninja, and Elektra. He created the character Bucky O'Hare, which was developed into a comic book, a toy line and television cartoon.

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Born
Jun 7, 1949
New York City
Ethnicity
  • Japanese American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • High School of Art and Design
Lived in
  • Manhattan

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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