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Simon Oliver
Nationality British and US
Area(s) writer
Notable works The Exterminators

Simon Oliver is the writer of the Wildstorm comic book series Gen¹³ and the Vertigo comic book series The Exterminators and Hellblazer Presents: Chas - The Knowledge.


Growing up in UK Oliver mostly read European comics moving towards some American comics such as Watchmen in the late 80s. Then in the early 90s he lived the Third World for five years, cut off from comics and popular culture in general. Around 2003, while living in Los Angeles and working mostly as an camera assistant, he decided to give writing a try. One of the things he wrote was The Exterminators. Initial planned to be a TV series Oliver quickly realized it was not network material and so he took it to the comic book publisher he respected the most. The Exterminators was first published by DC Vertigo in 2006 as an ongoing monthly series.[1]

Oliver became the writer on Wildstorm's Gen¹³ in November 2007. As part of the Hellblazer 20th anniversary publications he wrote a mini-series based on John Constantine's longest surviving friend called, Hellblazer Presents: Chas - The Knowledge.[2][3]

In 2013, Oliver teamed with artist Robbi Rodriguez for Vertigo Comics on the science fiction comic, Collider. After legal action over the title from an international comics publisher, Oliver and Vertigo changed the title to FBP: Federal Bureau of Physics. [4]



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  2. WWC: VERTIGO - From The Edge, August 10, 2007, Comic Book Resources
  3. WW CHICAGO: THE VERTIGO PANEL, August 11, 2007, Newsarama
  4. 'Collider' Gets A Name Change (EXCLUSIVE)


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