Glenn Herdling, a graduate of Bucknell University, began his publishing career in 1987 at Marvel Comics. As assistant editor on Marvel’s flagship Spider-Man titles, he was instrumental in increasing circulation to a record 3 million. Glenn was promoted to Editorial Director of Marvel’s Custom Publishing division where he served as an account executive and designed the company’s first award-winning Annual Reports.
In 1996, Glenn became the Creative Director at Unicorn Publishing, which engaged in traditional book publishing, packaging, and design. The company also represented artists on an exclusive basis, particularly the renowned fantasy painters, Greg and Tim Hildebrandt.
In 1999, he became Wizard Entertainment’s Manager of Business Development and supervised the launch of its new comic book division, Black Bull Entertainment. In May 2005, Glenn received a Master of Science Degree in Publishing from New York University where he was awarded the Condé Nast Award in Magazine Publishing. A New Jersey resident all his life, Glenn currently works in the healthcare sector as a communications specialist. He has contributed to numerous published works and has written over 80 comic books. Piper Houdini: Apprentice of Coney Island is his first novel.
Occupation: (Current) Writer, communications specialist
(Former) Assistant editor/editor, production manager, editorial director, creative director, director of business development, communications director
Group Membership: (Current) EmblemHealth, the Publications Committee for the American Medical Writers Association
(Former) Medco, Wizard Entertainment, Unicorn Publishing, and Marvel Comics
Enemies: Extremists; Death
First Published Appearance: Avengers Spotlight #25 (November, 1989)
Powers/Abilities: The rare musical talent known as manualism.