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Jim Krueger (/ˈkrɡər/; is an American comic book writer, novelist, and filmmaker.

Jim Krueger
BornJames Krueger
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Notable works
Earth X

Early lifeEdit

Krueger graduated from Marquette University with a degree in journalism.



Krueger's first short film, They Might Be Dragons, which he wrote, directed, and produced, won "Best In Class" at New York University (NYU), a "Best Short Film" award from the New York Independent Film Festival, [1] and a SILVER from the Crested Butte Film Festival. He directed the Radio City Rockettes in the musical Eleven. Krueger has also written the story script for Midway Games' Mortal Kombat Shaolin Monks video game, and won the Satellite Award for Best Action/Adventure Video Game.


Krueger won the Eisner Award for Best Graphic Novel and was a New York Times Bestseller for writing "Justice (DC Comics)" for DC Comics. He was named one of the top ten writers in comics and an innovator in the field by Wizard Magazine. "Justice (DC Comics)" #1 also won the Diamond Comic Distributors award for Best Comic Book of the Year.

Krueger won two Addy Awards during his first year as a copywriter. A year later he became a creative director at Marvel Comics, and has since become a freelance comic book writer/property creator.

His original works include The Foot Soldiers, Alphabet Supes, The Clock Maker, The Runner,The High Cost of Happily Ever After and The Last Straw Man.

Other comic book writing includes the award-winning Earth X trilogy with Alex Ross for Marvel Comics, as well as Avengers, X-Men, Star Wars, The Matrix Comics, Micronauts, Galactic, and Batman. Krueger And Alex Ross co wrote Justice, and Avengers/Invaders, Project Superpowers Dynamite Press. He privately wrote Capone vs. Dracula. and he has since introduced two new comic book formats.

His book The Frankincense Monster and Other Haunted Christmas Stories was read for charity for the Los Angeles Children's Hospital.

Krueger is also president and publisher of his own comic book/entertainment company, 26 Soldiers.


  1. ^ "The Creators," Avengers/Invaders Sketchbook (Marvel Comics, 2008).

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