DANNY FINGEROTH was the Group Editor of Marvel's Spider-Man comics line and has written many comics, including Iron Man, The Avengers, and Spider-Man. He was a consultant to the Fox Kids Spider-Man animated series and has written episodes of the 4Kids Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles animated series. Danny has served as VP/Editor-in-Chief of Byron Preiss Virtual Comics and as Sr. VP for Development at animation studio Visionary Media. He is the author of the books Superman on the Couch: What Superheroes Really Tell Us About Ourselves and Our Society; Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, Comics, and the Creation of the Superhero; and The Rough Guide to Graphic Novels. He was the creator and editor-in-chief of Write Now! Magazine, the leading publication about writing for comics and related media. Danny and Mike Manley have produced a book, How To Create Comics from Script to Print, and a DVD, How to Draw Comics from Script to Print. With Roy Thomas, Danny edited The Stan Lee Universe, a coffee table book featuring rarities from the comics legend's career.
Danny has spoken about comics at venues including The Smithsonian Institution, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Columbia University, as well as on NPR's All Things Considered and NBC's Today Show, and has written about them for publications including The Los Angeles Times and The Baltimore Sun. He was Sr. VP of Education at The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA), and has taught comics writing and history there and at other venues including The New School, NYU, and the MiMaster Art Institute in Milan.