Scott Beatty

Scott Beatty is an American author who has written comic books and encyclopaedias based on DC Comics characters.

Scott Beatty


Beatty has worked extensively for the popular comic book publisher DC Comics since the mid '90s. He is perhaps best known for his work on several encyclopedic guides to superheroes.

He has also worked writing comic books, recently contributing to the Wildstorm reboot World's End with the series Wildstorm: Revelations and Number of the Beast.[1][2] Other projects include Buck Rogers and The Last Phantom for Dynamite Entertainment.[3][4]


Ultimate GuidesEdit

The popular series of Ultimate Guides published by DK Publishing and are known for delving deeply into the topic at hand, and they typically require a great deal of addition research on Beatty's part. Among others, Beatty has written:

  • Batman: The Ultimate Guide to the Dark Knight
  • Catwoman: The Visual Guide to the Feline Fatale
  • JLA:The Ultimate Guide to the Justice League of America
  • Wonder Woman: The Ultimate Guide to the Amazon Princess
  • The DC Comics Encyclopedia
  • Batman Begins: The Visual Guide
  • The Batman Handbook: The Ultimate Training Manual
  • The Superman Handbook: The Ultimate Guide to Saving the Day
  • The DC Comics Action Figure Archive
  • Superman: The Ultimate Guide to the Man of steel

Comic booksEdit

Beatty also has an extensive resume of actual comic book projects. Some of his most well known work includes:



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Preceded by
Devin Grayson
Batman: Gotham Knights writer
Succeeded by
A.J. Lieberman