Today is Louise “Weezie” Simonson’s 65th birthday. Simonson was head writer on “Man of Steel” for seven years becoming the first of three women who have been head writer on one of the books starring the Trinity. She was one of the writers who developed the “Death of Superman” storyline.
In addition to comics, Simonson has written a number of comic based YA books including this one featuring Wonder Woman
Simonson has also written and edited comics at Marvel. She was the head writer on both Power Pack and X-Factor. Simonson recently did an interview about women and comics and it’s a great read, check it out.
Let’s all wish her many more!