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He wrote my "Golden Age" Justice League of America! His contributions are too numerous to list.

Oh, no. This hurts.

Wein was one of the most solid writers during the Bronze Age. He shall be missed.

We saw him on panels a couple of years in a row at Wondercon. Same age as me and my wife.

It's funny, I was just talking about him with Jeff of Earth-J the other day.  I knew he'd done a lot, but I didn't realize just how much he had done.

Heartbreaking.  He wrote and edited so many things I enjoyed; from the time I first started reading comics in 1979, his was a familiar name.  May he rest in peace.

Ouch. Len Wein had his fingerprints on nearly everything from Marvel or DC through the Bronze Age. Just co-creating Swamp Thing gives him comics immortality, but to have that and Wolverine in his accomplishments is stunning.

And then there's this personal favorite: 

Sad, especially since he really wasn't that old.

Tom King might have put it best:

“Len was the nerd’s nerd,” Tom King, the Washington-based comics writer for Marvel and DC, told The Washington Post’s Comic Riffs. “He was a fanboy of the generation of writers that [preceded] him, a leader and innovator of his own generation of writers, and an inspiration to the generations of writers that followed him.

He wrote some amazing stories. One of the best is "Whatever Happened to the Crimson Avenger," a backup story in DC Comics Presents. In 8 pages, it delivered an unexpected punch -- one that stayed with me, despite it starring a character I might not have ever seen before.

Rob Staeger (Grodd Mod) said:

He wrote some amazing stories. One of the best is "Whatever Happened to the Crimson Avenger," a backup story in DC Comics Presents. In 8 pages, it delivered an unexpected punch -- one that stayed with me, despite it starring a character I might not have ever seen before.

That was the first, last, and only story I've ever read featuring the Crimson Avenger, but it's stayed with me, too. 

There was a brief obit in today's New York Daily News.

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