Benjamin Raab (born October 13, 1970 in New York City, New York) is an American TV-writer, producer, comic book writer and editor. He has written stories for Marvel Comics, DC Comics, WildStorm, Moonstone Books, Malibu Comics, Harris Publications and Ludovico Technique LLC.
October 13, 1970
New York City, New York
Raab is a native of Cedarhurst, New York, and attended Lawrence High School. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1992 with a bachelor's degree in English Literature and Composition.
While an assistant editor at Marvel he joined New York University's Stan-hattan Project. Administered by Raab's then Marvel editorial colleague James Felder, the project sought out and trained potential comic book writers.
Written work by Raab includes stints writing The Phantom (both for Moonstone Books and Scandinavian publisher Egmont), Excalibur (vol. 1 and 2), New Mutants: Truth or Death, Union Jack with artist John Cassaday and X-Men/Alpha Flight (vol. 2) for Marvel Comics. He also had a run on Green Lantern as well as the miniseries' The Human Race and Legend of The Hawkman for DC Comics. For Ludovico Technique he co-wrote, along with Deric A. Hughes, the four issue series Living in Infamy.
In 2006, Raab wrote the 96-page graphic novel The Phantom: Legacy, which retold that character's origin.
In 2009, Raab would return to The Phantom, serving as editor for The Phantom: Ghost Who Walks series by Moonstone Books.
Raab, with his writing partner Deric A. Hughes, were staff writers on Warehouse 13 writing their first episode "Duped" which aired August 25, 2009. They penned seven episodes over the 5 season run, working their way up to Producers on the final season. In 2015 Raab and Hughes joined Beauty & The Beast as Supervising Producers penning four episodes of the show. Following the series conclusion they contributed to the 2016-2017 season of The Flash writing the episode "King Shark", before joining Season 3 as Co-Executive producers and writers. The duo did not return for the fourth season of The Flash, instead joining the writing team of the third season of Scream and joined the final season of Arrow as writers and producers.
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- Official website
- Ben Raab at the Comic Book DB (archived from the original)
- Ben Raab on Marvel.com
- Interview with Raab at Deepwoods.org
- Small Town Villains: Ben Raab Talks Living in Infamy
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