|Date of Birth||21 June 1965, Jackson, New Jersey, USA|
Mini Bio (1)
Steve Niles is one of the writers responsible for bringing horror comics back to prominence. Currently writing "Wake the Dead", "Freaks of the Heartland", "Fused: Think Like a Machine" and "Love Me Tenderloin: A Cal Macdonald Mystery" for Dark Horse Comics and "Hyde" and "Dark Days" for IDW, Niles also recently released his third "Cal MacDonald" illustrated prose novel, "Dial M For Monster".
His "30 Days of Night" comic is also being developed as a major motion picture, with Spider-Man's Sam Raimi producing. Also in pre-production are adaptations of his "Wake The Dead" and "Hyde", and also a "Criminal Macabre" movie, for which he will write the screenplay as well.
Niles got his start in the industry when he formed his own publishing company called Arcane Comix, where he published, edited and adapted several comics and anthologies for Eclipse Comics. His adaptations include works by Clive Barker, Richard Matheson and Harlan Ellison. IDW recently released a hardcover collection of Niles' adaptation of Richard Matheson's "I Am Legend".
Niles has completed a wide array of projects, including "Remains" and "Aleister Arcane" from IDW and "The Nail" (with Rob Zombie), "Fused: Dazed and Confused" and "Fused: Machinehead" from Dark Horse Comics. Additionally, he is hard at work on another "Cal MacDonald" novel, "Last Train To Deadsville" and a second "30 Days of Night" sequel entitled "Return To Barrow".
- IMDb Mini Biography By: HWA Program