Brian K. Vaughan, Comic Book Creator Behind Titles Like ‘Runaways’ And ‘Y: The Last Man,’ Signs With UTA

EXCLUSIVE: New York Times bestselling writer and award-winning comic creator Brian K. Vaughan has signed with UTA for representation.

A giant in the world of comic books, who has won 14 Eisner Awards and the Hugo Award for Best Graphic Story, Vaughan is co-creator of numerous critically acclaimed comics that have been turned into series, including Paper Girls, Y: the Last Man, and Runaways.

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His sci-fi mystery title Paper Girls, co-created with Cliff Chiang and published by Image Comics, was adapted for Prime Video by Stephany Folsom in 2022. Prior to that, Vaughan saw his post-apocalyptic series Y: The Last Man, co-created with Pia Guerra and published by Vertigo, turned into a series for FX. Eliza Clark developed the show, with Diane Lane, Ashley Romans, Ben Schnetzer, Olivia Thirlby, and Amber Tamblyn leading its cast.

Vaughan’s Marvel comic book series Runaways, co-created with Adrian Alphona, was developed by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage into a Hulu series of the same name, which ran for three seasons.
Currently, he continues to write Saga, the multiple Eisner Award-winning comic he co-created with artist Fiona Staples.

Earlier in his career, Vaughan was the co-showrunner and executive producer of the CBS sci-fi drama series, Under the Dome. Prior to that, he was a writer, executive story editor and producer for several seasons on the ABC series, Lost, earning an Emmy nomination when the show was up for Outstanding Drama Series in 2009.

Vaughan’s continued to work in film and television since that time, and is currently scripting a feature adaptation of a beloved novel.

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