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J.M. DeMatteis

Real Name
John Marc DeMatteis,
J.M. DeMatteis; Marc DeMatteis; Michael Ellis; Wally Lombego

Job Titles


Place of Birth
New York City (Brooklyn), New York, United States of America

First publication

Personal History

DeMatteis was born and spent his formative years in Brooklyn, which led to great characterization when Captain America lived at 569 Leaman Place, Brooklyn Heights.

Professional History

With over writng credits for over 300 Marvel issues, DeMatteis is easily noted as a bulwark and significant writer for Marvel, particularly in the 1980's.


Quote from J.M. DeMatteis: "The impossible isn't a limitation, it's an invitation."


As a adolescent, Marc DeMatteis had letters published at Marvel Comics. One is seen in Daredevil #97.

See Also

Work History

Official Website


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