Duane Swierczynski

Writer

Duane Louis Swierczynski is an American crime writer known for his work in non-fiction books, novels and comic books. 

He has worked as an editor at Men’s Health and Details as well as Philadelphia magazines including the Philadelphia City Paper, which he left in February 2008.

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Duane Louis Swierczynski is an American crime writer known for his work in non-fiction books, novels and comic books. 

He has worked as an editor at Men’s Health and Details as well as Philadelphia magazines including the Philadelphia City Paper, which he left in February 2008.

Secret Dead Men, Swierczynski’s crime fiction debut, was published in 2005 by PointBlank and has since written nine further novels. His fiction draws heavily on crime noir themes, making frequent use of femmes fatale.

In 2008, Swierczynski signed an exclusive deal with Marvel Comics, where he penned Moon Knight Annual #1, a Punisher one-shot ("Force of Nature"), and the second volume of Cable, which lasted 24 issues. He also assumed writing duties on The Immortal Iron Fist from issue #18 until the title's cancellation. His other planned projects with Marvel included a revival of Werewolf By Night, a story starring Bishop, and contributing to the X-Men-related event Messiah War. He has also written the 2012 rebooted Bloodshot rebooted series from Valiant Comics.

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