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Comic Book Writers


Comic book writers create and develop characters, stories, and plots for comic books. Comic book writers may have an idea for an entirely new comic book, or they may think of stories and plots for an existing comic book series or character. As of May 2015, there are approximately 43,380 writers and authors currently employed in the United States, a small percentage of which are comic book writers.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma




Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits




Career Ladder
Experienced Comic Book Writer

Entry-Level Comic Book Writer

Assistant/Intern at a Comic Book Publisher

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