Tom Veitch

Cartoonist, Author

1951 –


Who is Tom Veitch?

Tom Veitch is an American writer. He is known for his contributions to the Dark Horse Comics line of Star Wars comic books, primarily Dark Empire and Tales of the Jedi. For DC Comics Veitch wrote Animal Man, along with two Elseworlds series featuring Kamandi and an elder Superman. He is the brother of comics writer/artist Rick Veitch.

Veitch was a contributor to the underground comix movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s. His collaborations with underground comix artist Greg Irons in the early 1970s included such titles as Legion of Charlies and contributions to many other underground comix, including Skull Comix and Slow Death Funnies.

Creator-owned comics by Veitch include The Light and Darkness War with artist Cam Kennedy, published by Marvel Comics, and The Nazz with artist Bryan Talbot, Clash with artist Adam Kubert, and My Name Is Chaos with artist John Ridgway, each published by DC Comics.

Veitch's novels include: The Luis Armed Story; Eat This!; and Antlers in the Treetops, written with poet Ron Padgett. His poetry collection Death College and Other Poems, with an afterword by Allen Ginsberg, was published in 1976 by Bill Berkson's Big Sky Books.

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Sep 26, 1951
United States of America
  • United States of America

on July 23, 2013


Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:


"Tom Veitch." STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 22 Jan. 2022. <>.

Discuss this Tom Veitch biography with the community: