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Van Jensen is a comic book author, journalist and filmmaker who has written some of the industry's biggest properties and created several new, inventive characters and worlds. Jensen grew up in western Nebraska, making his own comics and films as a child. After a successful career as a crime reporter and magazine editor, he shifted into writing comic books for a variety of top publishers. In 2016, he was named the first ever U.S. Comic Book Ambassador, traveling to Eastern Europe to teach refugees how to tell their stories through comics. Also that year, he began working in filmmaking, writing and directing the short film “Pisser.” He lives in Atlanta, mostly working in the quiet of a shed in his backyard.