THOMAS, ROY
 Source (some data)
  ROY THOMAS
 Name and vital stats
  THOMAS, ROY WILLIAM JR. [1940- ] (editor; writer)
 Pen names
  Signed: ROY T.; RASCALLY ROY; ROY THE BOY
 Education
  B.S. (education) S.E. Missouri State University
 Family in arts
  Former spouse: Jean Thomas
  Wife: Dannette [Couto] Thomas
 Influences
  Robert E. Howard; Shakespeare; Homer; Ernest Hemingway; William Butler Yeats
  Stan Lee; Jack Kirby; Joe Simon; Otto Binder; Gil Kane; Gardner Fox; Otto Binder
 Member
  CAPA-alpha
 Print Media (non-comics)
  Co-writer: Gamemaster booklets: Atari Force 1982 with Gerry Conway> 82
  Co-writer: Trading cards: 1966 Batman [Topps super-hero parodies with Gary Friedrich]> 66
  Editor: Paperbacks: [TV tie-in] Stan Lee Presents the Incredible Hulk 1979> 79
  Writer: Book Chapter: All in Color for a Dime 1970 [collection of Xero series '61-64]> 70
 Animation: Bakshi
  Co-writer: 1982 Fire and Ice [with Gerry Conway]> 82
 Animation: De Patie-Freleng
  Writer: [for Marvel] 1978 Conan the Adventurer; Fantastic Four> 78
  Writer: [for Marvel] 1978 G.I. Joe> 78
  Writer: [for Warner Bros] 1978 Plastic Man; G.I. Joe> 78
 Performing Arts
  Co-writer: Film: Conan the Destroyer c1983 with Gerry Conway> 83
  Writer: Film: X-Men [movie project] 1984> 84
  Writer: Marvel's Carnegie Hall Concert 1972> 72
 Additional biography
  Alter Ego #50 July, 2005
  Amazing Heroes #9, 1982; #36, 1983; #184 1990
  Avenger Annual #2, 1967
  Cadillacs and Dinosaurs #2, 1993
  Cartoonist PROfiles #15, 1972
  Comics Journal #61, 1981; #71; 1982
  Comics Scene #9, 1982
  Fifty Who Made DC Great, 1985 [gives his age wrong]
  FOOM #20
  Golden Age of Comic Fandom, 1995/99 both editions
  Hercules: The Legendary Journeys #1 Jun/94
  Hero #1, c1962
  Starlog 1984
  World Encyclopedia of Comics, 1976/99
 Honors
  Academy of Comic Book Arts Best Dramatic Writer 1971/72> 71 72
  Academy of Comic Book Arts Shazam for Best Editor 1973> 73
  Academy of Comic Book Arts Superior Achievement by an individual especially for Conan 1975 [especially for Conan]> 75
  Comics Fandom's Alley Award Best Comic Book Writer 1969> 69
  Fandom's Goethe Favorite Editor 1973> 73
  Fandom's Goethe Favorite Writer 1970> 70
  Inkpot Award (San Diego Comicon) 1974> 74
  Lifetime Fandom Award from Diamond Distributors 1992> 92
 Syndication
  CONAN THE BARBARIAN [daily] (wr/) 1978-81 for Register And Tribune Syndicate> 78 79 80 81
  CONAN THE BARBARIAN [Sunday] (wr/) 1978-81 for Register And Tribune Syndicate> 78 79 80 81
 Comics in other media
  B.L.A. MEETS THE F.F., THE (wr/) 1964 in Alter Ego> 64
  BESTEST LEAGUE OF AMERICA (wr/) 1962 in Alter Ego> 62
  BESTEST LEAGUE OF AMERICA (wr/pen/ink/) 1961 in Alter Ego> 61
  F. O. O. M. #1-2 (wr/) parodies of Fantastic Fout and Hulk reprints from TOPPS
  STARHAWK (wr/) 1970 in Marvelmania> 70
 TEXAS TRIO
  WARRIOR OF LLARN (adapt/) 1971 [done in '64-65] in STAR STUDDED COMICS> 71
 Co-creator; Writer
  ALL-STAR SQUADRON; ARAK; YOUNG ALL-STARS
 HEROIC COMICS
  CAPTAIN THUNDER AND BLUE BOLT (wr/) 1987-88/92> 87 88 92
  CRIME SMASHER (wr/) 1987> 87
 MARVEL U.K.
  AVENGERS (wr/) 1981> 81
 MILLENNIUM PUBLISHING
  H.P. LOVECRAFT'S CTHULHU: THE FESTIVAL~ (wr/) 1994> 94
 PACIFIC COMICS
  ELRIC (wr/) 1983-86> 83 84 85 86
 STAR-REACH PRODUCTIONS
  SPIDER-MAN~ (wr/) 1991 benefit book> 91
 TSR INC.
  DRAGONLANCE~ (wr/) 1987-88 graphic album> 87 88
 Fan & trade zines
  Alter Ego (co-ed/wr/pen/ink/) 1961-62 originally spelled Alter-Ego> 61 62
  Alter Ego (ed/) vol. 2 #1-5, vol. 3 #1-2, 1998-99> 98 99
  Alter Ego (publ/ed/wr/) 1964-65/69-70> 64 65 69 70
  Collector's Dream (wr/) 1978> 78
  Comic Book Artist (contrib/) #2-3, 1998-99> 98 99
  Comic Book Marketplace (contrib/) #39; #46, 52; #58, 1996-98> 96 97 98
  Comics Journal #40, 42; #44; #54, 58; #68; #72, 74, 78; #114 1978-82/87> 78 79 80 81 82 87
  Marvelmania (wr/) 1970> 70
  Spotlite (wr/) 1961-62> 61 62
  Xero (wr/) 1964 [article in series: All in Color for a Dime] reprinted in book '70> 64
 CHARLTON COMICS
  BLUE BEETLE (wr/) 1966> 66
  SON OF VULCAN (wr/) 1966> 66
 DARK HORSE COMICS
  CLASSIC STAR WARS~ (wr/) 1994 graphic album reprint> 94
  CORMAC MAC ART (adapt/) 1990> 90
  KINGS OF THE NIGHT (adapt/) 1990> 90
  STAR WARS~ #0 (wr/) 1994 graphic album reprint from Pizzazz> 94
 DC COMICS
  ALL-STAR SQUADRON (wr/) 1981-87/99> 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 99
  AMERICA VERSUS JSA (wr/) 1984-85> 84 85
  ARAK, SON OF THUNDER (wr/) 1981-85> 81 82 83 84 85
  ATARI FORCE (wr/) 1982-83 with Gerry Conway; premium with Atari games> 82 83
  BATMAN (plot/) 1981> 81
  BLACK PIRATE (wr/) 1982> 82
  CAPTAIN CARROT AND HIS AMAZING ZOO CREW (wr/) 1982-83> 82 83
  CRIMSON AVENGER (wr/) 1988> 88
  DC CHALLENGE~ (wr/) 1986 various DC heroes> 86
  GREEN LANTERN (wr/) 1981> 81
  HEROES AGAINST HUNGER~ (wr/) 1986 Superman and Batman> 86
  INFINITY, INC. (wr/) 1984-88> 84 85 86 87 88
  Introduction (wr/) 1997 for ALL-STAR COMICS ARCHIVE vol. 3 graphic album> 97
  JONNI THUNDER (wr/) 1985> 85
  JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA (wr/) 1982-83> 82 83
  JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA (adapt/) 1986 in Golden Age setting> 86
  JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA (wr/) 1985-86> 85 86
  LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES (plot/) 1981> 81
  PRIVATE LIVES (wr/) 1988> 88
  RING OF THE NIBELUNG, THE (wr/) 1989-90 opera adaptation with graphic album reprint '91> 89 90
  SECRET ORIGIN: ATOM [1st version] (wr/) 1988> 88
  SECRET ORIGIN: BATMAN [1st version] (wr/) 1986> 86
  SECRET ORIGIN: BLACK CONDOR (wr/) 1987> 87
  SECRET ORIGIN: BLACK FURY (wr/) 1987> 87
  SECRET ORIGIN: CAPTAIN COMET (wr/) 1987> 87
  SECRET ORIGIN: CAPTAIN MARVEL (wr/) 1986> 86
  SECRET ORIGIN: CRIMSON AVENGER (wr/) 1986> 86
  SECRET ORIGIN: DOLLMAN (wr/) 1986> 86
  SECRET ORIGIN: DR. FATE [1st version] (wr/) 1985/88> 85 88
  SECRET ORIGIN: DR. MID-NITE [1st version] (wr/) 1987> 87
  SECRET ORIGIN: DR. OCCULT (wr/) 1987> 87
  SECRET ORIGIN: FLASH [1st version] (wr/) 1986> 86
  SECRET ORIGIN: FURY (wr/) 1987> 87
  SECRET ORIGIN: GREEN LANTERN [1st version] (wr/) 1987> 87
  SECRET ORIGIN: GRIM GHOST (wr/) 1989> 89
  SECRET ORIGIN: GUARDIAN AND THE NEWSBOY LEGION (wr/) 1987> 87
  SECRET ORIGIN: HAWKMAN [1st version] (wr/) 1987> 87
  SECRET ORIGIN: HOURMAN [1st version] (wr/) 1987> 87
  SECRET ORIGIN: JOHNNY QUICK (wr/) 1987> 87
  SECRET ORIGIN: JOHNNY THUNDER [1st version] (wr/) 1987> 87
  SECRET ORIGIN: JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA (wr/) 1988> 88
  SECRET ORIGIN: LIBERTY BELLE (wr/) 1986> 86
  SECRET ORIGIN: MANHUNTER (wr/) 1988> 88
  SECRET ORIGIN: MIDNIGHT (wr/) 1988> 88
  SECRET ORIGIN: MISS AMERICA (wr/) 1988> 88
  SECRET ORIGIN: MR. AMERICA (wr/) 1988 aka Americommando> 88
  SECRET ORIGIN: PLASTIC MAN (wr/) 1988> 88
  SECRET ORIGIN: ROBOTMAN [1st version] (wr/) 1987> 87
  SECRET ORIGIN: SANDMAN [1st version] (wr/) 1986> 86
  SECRET ORIGIN: SHINING KNIGHT (wr/) 1986> 86
  SECRET ORIGIN: SPECTRE (wr/) 1987> 87
  SECRET ORIGIN: STAR-SPANGLED KID (wr/) 1986> 86
  SECRET ORIGIN: STARMAN [1st version] (wr/) 1985> 85
  SECRET ORIGIN: SUPERMAN [1st version] (wr/) 1986> 86
  SECRET ORIGIN: TARANTULA (wr/) 1987> 87
  SECRET ORIGIN: WHIP (wr/) 1987> 87
  SHAZAM! (wr/) 1987-88 Capt. Marvel> 87 88
  SUPERGIRL (wr/) 1981> 81
  SUPERMAN (wr/) 1981/96/98> 81 96 98
  SUPERMAN AND BATMAN (wr/) 1981> 81
  SUPERMAN AND CAPTAIN MARVEL (wr/) 1981/82/84> 81 82 84
  SUPERMAN AND HAWKGIRL (wr/) 1981> 81
  SUPERMAN AND MARVEL FAMILY (wr/) 1981> 81
  Support (ed asst/) 1965 to Mort Weisinger two weeks> 65
  Support (ed/) 1982-89> 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89
  SWORDQUEST (wr/) 1982> 82
  TEEN TITANS (wr/) 1982/87> 82 87
  Text (wr/) 1981/86> 81 86
  VALDA THE IRON MAIDEN (wr/) 1982-84> 82 83 84
  WHATEVER HAPPENED TO BLACK PIRATE? (wr/) 1982> 82
  WONDER WOMAN (wr/) 1982-83> 82 83
  YOUNG ALL-STARS (wr/) 1987-80> 87 80
 FIRST PUBLISHING
  ALTER EGO (wr/) 1986> 86
  AUBEC (adapt/) 1986> 86
  ELRIC (adapt/wr/) 1986-87> 86 87
 MARVEL COMICS
  3-D MAN (wr/) 1977> 77
  ALMURIC (wr/) 1980 with graphic album reprint '91> 80
  ANACHRONAUTS (wr/) 1993> 93
  AVENGERS (wr/) 1966-72/75/90-92/94> 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 75 90 91 92 94
  AVENGERS WEST COAST (wr/) 1991-93> 91 92 93
  Backup feature (wr/) 1973-75 in DRACULA LIVES!> 73 74 75
  BLACK KNIGHT (wr/) 1968/90> 68 90
  BLACK PANTHER (wr/) 1973/76> 73 76
  BLACK WIDOW (wr/) 1971> 71
  BOOK OF THE VISHANTI, THE (wr/) 1989-91> 89 90 91
  BRAN MAK MORN (wr/) 1979> 79
  BROTHER VOODOO (wr/) 1990> 90
  CAPTAIN AMERICA (wr/) 1967-73/75/77-78/90/92/94> 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 75 77 78 90 92 94
  CAPTAIN MARVEL (wr/) 1968-70> 68 69 70
  CHAMBER OF CHILLS~ (wr/) 1972-73> 72 73
  CHAMBER OF DARKNESS~ (wr/) 1970> 70
  CONAN (wr/) 1970-82/88/90-95> 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 88 90 91 92 93 94 95
  CONAN, RED SONJA, KULL AND GONAR (wr/) 1992> 92
  CRAZY~ (wr/) 1973-74> 73 74
  CREATURES ON THE LOOSE~ (wr/) 1971-72> 71 72
  CYCLOPS (wr/) 1968> 68
  DAREDEVIL (wr/) 1969-70> 69 70
  DEFENDERS, THE (wr/) 1971-72> 71 72
  DOC SAVAGE (wr/) 1972> 72
  DORMAMMU (wr/) 1990> 90
  DR. DOOM (wr/) 1970> 70
  DR. DRUID (wr/) 1990> 90
  DR. STRANGE (wr/) 1966-69/77/89-93> 66 67 68 69 77 89 90 91 92 93
  DR. STRANGE AND GHOST RIDER (wr/) 1991> 91
  DRACULA (plot/) 1974/79/90 including TOMB OF DRACULA #1> 74 79 90
  ELRIC (adapt/) 1980/82> 80 82
  ETERNALS (wr/) 1991/94> 91 94
  FANTASTIC FOUR (wr/) 1972-77/87/89/93-95> 72 73 74 75 76 77 87 89 93 94 95
  FEAR LORDS (wr/) 1991> 91
  GHOST RIDER [western version] (wr/) 1967> 67
  GULLIVAR JONES (wr/) 1972> 72
  HULK (wr/) 1968-72/74> 68 69 70 71 72 74
  HUMAN TORCH (wr/) 1975/77/90> 75 77 90
  HUMAN TORCH [1st version] (wr/) 1990> 90
  HYBORIAN AGE, THE (wr/) 1975-77> 75 76 77
  IMPOSSIBLE MAN (wr/) 1990> 90
  INHUMANS (wr/) 1971> 71
  INVADERS (wr/) 1975-79/91/93> 75 76 77 78 79 91 93
  IRON MAN (wr/) 1971-72/90-91 co-wrote first story with art by Gene Colan> 71 72 90 91
  IRON MAN AND SUB-MARINER (wr/) 1968> 68
  KA-ZAR (wr/) 1970-72> 70 71 72
  KID COLT (wr/) 1966-67> 66 67
  KILLRAVEN (wr/) 1973> 73
  KULL (wr/) 1971-73/75/91-92> 71 72 73 75 91 92
  LAND OF OZ (adapt/) 1975> 75
  LEGION OF MONSTERS~ (wr/) 1975> 75
  LIBERTY LEGION (wr/) 1976> 76
  LIVING LIGHTNING (wr/) 1992> 92
  MAN-GOD (wr/) 1976 Starhawk> 76
  MARK OF KANE (adapt/) 1977> 77
  MILLIE (wr/) 1966 aka Millie the Model> 66
  NICK FURY (wr/) 1968> 68
  NOT BRAND ECHH~ (wr/) c1968> 68
  PATSY AND HEDY (wr/) 1966> 66
  RAWHIDE KID (wr/) 1968/71> 68 71
  RED SONJA (wr/) 1977-79/83/91/92> 77 78 79 83 91 92
  RED WOLF (wr/) 1972-73> 72 73
  RENEGADES, THE (wr/) 1970> 70
  SCARLET WITCH (wr/) 1992> 92
  SECRET DEFENDERS, THE (wr/) 1993> 93
  SERGEANT FURY (wr/) 1966-67> 66 67
  SOLOMON KANE (wr/) 1977> 77
  SPIDER-MAN (wr/) 1971-75> 71 72 73 74 75
  SPIDER-MAN AND DR. STRANGE (wr/) 1992> 92
  SPIDER-MAN AND HUMAN TORCH (wr/) 1972> 72
  SPIDER-WOMAN (wr/) 1992> 92
  SPOOF~ (wr/) 1970/72> 70 72
  STAR WARS (wr/) 1977-78> 77 78
  STARR THE SLAYER (wr/) 1972> 72
  SUB-MARINER (wr/) 1975/77/88-89/93> 75 77 88 89 93
  SUB-MARINER AND DR. DOOM (wr/) 1975> 75
  Support (asst ed/) 1966-67> 66 67
  Support (ed dir/) 1972-74> 72 73 74
  Support (ed/) 1968-72> 68 69 70 71 72
  Support (ed/) 1975-81> 75 76 77 78 79 80 81
  TARZAN (wr/) 1976-78> 76 77 78
  TERMINUS FACTOR (wr/) 1990 x-over story in hero annuals> 90
  Text (wr/) 1967/74-77/93> 67 74 75 76 77 93
  THING AND GOLEM (wr/) 1975> 75
  THING AND LIBERTY LEGION (wr/) 1976> 76
  THOR (wr/) 1978-80/90/94-95> 78 79 80 90 94 95
  THOR OF 2591 (wr/) 1992> 92
  TIGRA (wr/) 1990> 90
  TWO-GUN KID (wr/) 1967> 67
  UNKNOWN WORLDS OF SCIENCE FICTION~ (wr/) 1975> 75
  VALANNUS AND KALLIGOR (wr/) 1971> 71
  VALERIA (wr/) 1982> 82
  VAMPIRES (wr/) 1990> 90
  VOODOO (wr/) 1990> 90
  WARLOCK (wr/) 1972> 72
  WASP (wr/) 1991> 91
  WEREWOLF (co-plot/) 1972 on #1> 72
  WEREWOLVES (wr/) 1991> 91
  WHAT IF AVENGERS . . . GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY . . . ? (wr/) 1992> 92
  WHAT IF AVENGERS . . . HIGH EVOLUTIONARY . . . ? (wr/) 1989> 89
  WHAT IF CAPTAIN AMERICA . . . ? (wr/) 1977> 77
  WHAT IF CONAN . . . ? (wr/) 1979> 79
  WHAT IF FANTASTIC FIVE . . . ? (wr/) 1992> 92
  WHAT IF FANTASTIC FOUR . . . ? (wr/) 1977/92> 77 92
  WHAT IF GALACTUS . . . FANTASTIC FOUR . . . ? (wr/) 1990> 90
  WHAT IF HULK . . . ? (wr/) 1977> 77
  WHAT IF INVADERS . . . ? (wr/) 1977> 77
  WHAT IF THOR . . . ? (wr/) 1992> 92
  WHAT IF VISION . . . ? (wr/) 1990> 90
  WHAT IF WATCHER . . . ? (wr/) 1992> 92
  WHAT IF WOLVERINE . . . ? (wr/) 1991/92> 91 92
  WHAT IF X-MEN . . . ? (wr/) 1990> 90
  WIZARD OF OZ (adapt/) 1975> 75
  WONDER MAN (wr/) 1991> 91
  WORLD OF WARLOCKS (wr/) 1973> 73
  X-MEN (wr/) 1969-70/90-91> 69 70 90 91
 TOPPS COMICS
  BOMBAST (plot/) 1993> 93
  BRAM STOKER'S DRACULA (wr/) 1992-93/95> 92 93 95
  CADILLACS AND DINOSAURS (wr/) 1994> 94
  CADILLACS AND DINOSAURS: BLOOD AND BONES (wr/) 1994> 94
  CADILLACS AND DINOSAURS: MAN-EATER (wr/) 1994> 94
  CADILLACS AND DINOSAURS: THE WILD ONES (wr/) 1994> 94
  CAPTAIN GLORY (wr/) 1993> 93
  Filler (wr/) 1994> 94
  FRANKENSTEIN/DRACULA WAR (wr/) 1995> 95
  HERCULES (wr/) 1996> 96
  MARY SHELLEY'S FRANKENSTEIN (wr/) 1994> 94
  NIGHTGLIDER (plot/) 1993> 93
  SECRET CITY SAGA (wr/) 1993> 93
  SPACE ABOVE AND BEYOND (wr/) 1996> 96
  Text (wr/) 1994/96> 94 96
  XENA AND HERCULES (wr/) 1996> 96
  XENA, WARRIOR PRINCESS (wr/) 1993> 93