He is a noted comic book writer who is best known for his long run from the 1970s to early 1990s on "The Uncanny X-Men" and related titles for Marvel Comics which became the most popular series for the company.
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Created (or co-created) the X-Men characters Dazzler, Longshot, Rogue, Mystique, Mojo, Destiny, Pyro, Avalanche, Kitty Pryde, Sebastian Shaw, Phoenix and Legion, among others. Claremont was also key in re-engineering the histories of most of the other major X-Men characters, most notably Wolverine, whom he and artist Frank Miller
recast as a man of honor (a quasi-samurai) instead of a beserker, ...
Strong-willed and powerful female characters