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Born in Polson, Montana and raised in Bigfork, Montana, Andy Mangels always planned to be a comic book artist. While in college, he sold his first writing in the comic industry, and the emphasis for his career shifted to writing instead of art.
Today, living in Portland Oregon, Andy is the author of seven books (including two best-sellers), nearly a hundred comic books (including an award-winning anthology), and articles for entertainment and lifestyle magazines and newspapers in the United States, England, and Italy.
Andy has also written licensed material based on properties by Lucasfilm, Paramount, New Line Cinema, Universal Studios, Warner Bros., Microsoft, Abrams-Gentile, and Platinum Studios. His comic-book work has been seen from DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Dark Horse, Wildstorm, Image, Innovation, WaRP Graphics, Topps, MVCreations, and others, and he was the editor of the award-winning Gay Comics anthology for eight years.
Andy is an activist in the Gay community, and in subgroups of that community including Leather and Bears. He has raised thousands of dollars for charities over the years, and has been been presented two national awards in honor of his work. His partner of eight years is Don Hood, the renowned tailor of "Creations by POOH" and community activist.
In what little spare time he has, Andy likes to go country dancing. He also collects uniforms, action figures, Boba Fett and Lynda Carter/Wonder Woman memorabilia, and DVDs.
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Birthplace: Polson, Montana
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Back Issue (2003)
Badrock & Company (1994)
Child's Play 2 The Official Movie Adaptation (1991)
#1 Child's Play 3 (1992)
- 'Good Guy, Bad Guy Part 1: Eye Chucky'#2
- 'Good Guy, Bad Guy Part II: School of Hard Knocks'#3
- 'Good Guy, Bad Guy Part 3: Andy and the Chucky Factory'
#1 Child's Play: The Series (1991)
- 'You Just Can't Keep a Good Guy Down'#2
- 'Looking for Mister Good Guy'#3
- 'Good Guys Wear Blood'
#1 Dragon's Lair (2003)
Dragon's Lair (2006)
- 'Night of the Living Doll'#2
- 'Crazy Daze Part 1: Straight-Jacket Blues'#3
- 'Crazy Daze Part II: M.A.R.K.E.D. - Mothers Against Rampant Kill-Happy Evil Dolls'#4
- 'Night of the Living Dolls'#5
- 'Hooray for Horrorwood'
#1 ElfQuest: New Blood (1992)
Elfquest: Wolfrider (2003)
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
- 'Sudenratsastajat - Osa 1'#2
- 'Sudenratsastajat - Osa 2'
TPB Gay Comix (Gay Comics) (1980)
Jason Goes to Hell: The Final Friday (1993)
Justice League Quarterly (1990)
Kevin Smith Spectacular (2001)
A Nightmare on Elm Street: The Beginning (1992)
- 'Freddy´s Dead: The Final Nightmare'#1
- 'The Final Nightmare, Part 1: Little John In Slumberland'#2
- 'The Final Nightmare, Part 2: Dead Kids on the Block'#3
- 'The Final Nightmare, Part 3: Memories... Like The Killings In My Mind'#3 (3-D Edition)
- 'The Final Nightmare, Part 3: Memories... Like The Killings In My Mind'
#1 Nightmares On Elm Street (1991)
- 'Dark Genesis, Part One: Remembrances of Things Best Forgotten'#2
- 'Dark Genesis, Part Two'
#1 Quantum Leap (1991)
- 'Yours Truly...Freddy Krueger'#2
- 'Eternal Evil'#3
- 'Loose Ends, Pt. 1: Return to Springwood'#4
- 'Loose Ends, Pt. 2: Dead Men Telling Tales'#5
- 'Bang Bang Devonne's Silver Hammer'#6
- 'If I Should Die Before My Wake'
#9 Star Trek Special (2001)
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1996)
- 'Up Against a Stonewall'
#10 Star Wars Galaxy Magazine (1994)
Star Wars Omnibus (2006)
Star Wars: Boba Fett - Twin Engines of Destruction (1997)
- 'Lwaxna Troi and the Wedding of Doom'#11
- 'Four Funerals and a Wedding'#12
- 'Telepathy War, Part 2: Command Decisions'#13
- 'Telepathy War, Part 3: Day of Honor'#14
- 'Nobody Knows the Tribbles I've Seen'#15
- 'Requiem in Obsidian'
One-shot Star Wars: The Bounty Hunters (1999)
Toons: The Animation Magazine (1998)
Troll Halloween Special (1994)
- 'Twin Engines of Destruction'
#1 Ultraverse Premiere (1993)
Who's Who in the DC Universe (1990)
- 'Gone But Not Forgotten'
#6 Wizard (1991)
Wizard: The Superman Tribute (1993)
Wizard: X-Men Turn Thirty (1993)
Wizard's Avengers Special (1999)
Wizard's JLA Special (1997)
Wizard's Spider-Man Special (1998)
Wizard's Superman Special (1998)
- 'Adam Strange To Wildcat II'#10
- 'Angel And The Ape To Wild Dog'
- 'Wizard's Superman Special'
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