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Paul Tobin (author)

Paul Tobin is an American comic writer who has written regularly for Marvel Comics since 2000.

Paul Tobin
Paul Tobin at Stumptown Comics Fest 2007
Paul Tobin at Stumptown Comics Fest 2007
BornCharles City, Iowa, USA
Period1990–present (published)
Notable awardsEisner award (2013)


Tobin's first major work was the comic Fringe for Caliber Comics in 1990. Since then he has written for Marvel Adventures Fantastic Four, Marvel Adventures Super Heroes, Marvel Adventures Spider-Man, and many other titles. His work often involves writing comics based on video games, including Plants vs. Zombies, The Witcher, and the Angry Birds Comics.

His 2016 novel The Genius Factor: How to Capture an Invisible Cat is the first in a five-book series of middle-grade books.


Bandette, which is written by Tobin and drawn by his wife Colleen Coover, won the Eisner Award for Best Digital Comic in 2013, 2016, and 2017. The series was nominated in three Eisner Award categories in 2016: Best Continuing Series; Best Digital / Webcomic; and Best Painter / Multimedia Artist: Colleen Coover.

The graphic novel I Was the Cat, created with artist Benjamin Dewey, was also nominated for an Eisner in 2015. Bandette Volume 2: Stealers Keepers, from Dark Horse Comics, was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award for Graphic Literature in 2016.[1]


  1. ^ "Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships". Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships. Retrieved April 17, 2016.

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