Bob Hall

bob hall artBob Hall is an American comic book creator as well as a playwright and theatre director. He is the co-creator of the West Coast Avengers for Marvel Comics and has worked on such series as Armed and Dangerous and Shadowman, which he both drew and wrote for Valiant Comics.

Hall got his start in the comics industry in 1974, penciling and inking horror stories for Charlton Comics.

The Champions and Super-Villain Team-Up were two of the series which Hall drew for Marvel Comics. Hall and writer Chris Claremont collaborated on Marvel Team-Up #74 (October 1978) which featured Spider-Man meeting the cast of NBC's Saturday Night Live. Hall briefly worked as an editor for Marvel from 1978 to 1979 under Jim Shooter. Hall later joined Shooter as a writer and penciler at Valiant Comics.

Hall was co-founder of the New Rude Mechanicals, a New York City-based off-off-Broadway theatre company.

In the late 1970s, he co-wrote the script and co-created the set designs for the stage play The Passion of Dracula, which ran for two years off-Broadway in New York City, as well as in London. The Passion of Dracula also screened on Showtime.

Hall is the artistic director of the Flatwater Shakespeare Company of Lincoln, Nebraska, an organization he founded. Previously, he was artistic director of the Nebraska Repertory Theatre for six years, and in 2008 was artistic director of Lincoln's Haymarket Theatre

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