A multiple-time New York Times Best-seller List and Eagle Award winning Writer, Tony Lee has worked professionally for over thirty years, including a decade in trade journalism and media marketing/creation for radio. Since returning to comics in 2003 he has written for Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Dynamite Entertainment, Titan Publishing, Markosia, 2000ad and IDW Publishing amongst others, writing a variety of creator owned titles and licenses that include X-Men, Spider Man, Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica, Doctor Who, Superboy, Starship Troopers, Wallace & Gromit and Shrek.
Outside of comics he has written several novels aimed at reluctant readers published by Badger Learning, including Stalker, Mister Scratch, Doctor Jekyll and Little Miss Hyde, Otis, Noticed and Jigsaw Lady, as well as several audio plays for Big Finish, including the Doctor Who Fifth Doctor adventure Rat Trap and adventures for Dorian Grey and Bernice Summerfield, he has adapted both his ‘Oliver Twist’ sequel Dodge & Twist and Jules Verne’s Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea into full cast audio dramas with Audible / Amazon, and written a Robin of Sherwood full cast audio drama for Spiteful Puppet / ITV.
Under the pen name Jack Gatland, he’s currently writing a series of UK based procedural crime novels featuring Detective Inspector Declan Walsh.
Focusing now on Film and TV, he’s recently written for BBC One’s Doctors, and has several films and TV shows in development / production in both the US and the UK.
In addition to this, he travels the world with his Change The Channel school tour, aimed at helping reluctant readers into picking up books.
He currently lives in Kent with his wife, Tracy and his dog, Fosco.