Charles Soule

For the American bookseller, see Charles Carroll Soule.
Charles Soule
Born Milwaukee, United States
Occupation Writer, musician, attorney
Alma mater University of Pennsylvania
Columbia University Law School
Period 2009–present
Notable works Daredevil
Superman/Wonder Woman
Letter 44
Death of Wolverine

Charles Soule is a Brooklyn, New York-based comic book writer, musician, and attorney. He is best known writing Daredevil, She-Hulk, Death of Wolverine, and various Star Wars comics from Marvel Comics, and his creator-owned series Letter 44 from Oni Press. As of early 2016, Soule writes Daredevil, Uncanny Inhumans, Star Wars: Obi-Wan & Anakin, All-New Inhumans for Marvel, and Letter 44 for Oni Press.

Early life

Charles Soule attended the University of Pennsylvania,[1] where he received his undergraduate degree in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, with a concentration in Chinese language and history.[2] He later graduated from Columbia Law School.[3]


Soule currently practices law in New York City, focusing primarily on immigration and corporate law.[3][4]

In 2009 SLG Publishing published Soule's graphic novel Strongman which focuses on a luchador-turned-hero. A sequel to Strongman subtitled Oaxaca Tapout was completed in 2011 but remains unreleased. His other creator-owned projects include Strange Attractors, about complexity theory applied to New York City by two genius mathematicians, released by Archaia in May 2013, and Letter 44, from Oni Press, a real-world sci-fi political thriller involving a manned space mission to investigate an anomaly in the asteroid belt. Letter 44 is an ongoing series, the first issue of which debuted in October 2013.[5] Letter 44 was optioned for development by the SyFy network in early 2014.[6]

In January, 2013, DC Comics announced that Soule would take over writing duties for Swamp Thing starting with issue #19, after Scott Snyder's departure.[7] In addition, he was the writer for Red Lanterns commencing with issue #21[8] and continuing through issue #37. Starting in October 2013, Soule originated Superman/Wonder Woman, illustrated by Tony Daniel.[9]

Soule was the writer for Marvel Comics' ongoing titles She-Hulk and Inhuman, as well as the writer of The Death of Wolverine published in September 2014. Additional Marvel Comics titles written by Soule include Uncanny Inhumans, Daredevil, Lando, Obi-Wan & Anakin and the Secret Wars event tie-in book Civil War.

On January 2016, Soule was announced as the writer of a Marvel ongoing series focusing on the Poe Dameron character from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, with Phil Noto as artist.[10]

Awards & Recognition

Soule's series Letter 44, illustrated by Alberto Jiménez Alburquerque, was an official selection of the 2016 Festival International de la Bande Dessinée in Angoulême, France, recognizing it as one of the finest graphic titles published in the French language in the preceding year.[11]

Power Couple, volume 1 Superman/Wonder Woman, of received the 2015 Stan Lee Exceelsior Award.[12]

Both Soule's series Twenty-Seven (with Renzo Podesta) and She-Hulk (with Javier Pulido and Ronald Wimberly) were included on the "Great Graphic Novels for Teens" list from the Young Adult Library Services Association in 2012[13] and 2016,[14] respectively.


SLG Publishing

Image Comics

Archaia Studios Press

DC Comics

Marvel Comics

Idaho Comics Group

Dynamite Entertainment

Oni Press



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Preceded by
Scott Snyder
Swamp Thing writer
Succeeded by
Len Wein
Preceded by
Daniel Way
Thunderbolts writer
Succeeded by
Ben Acker & Ben Blacker
Preceded by
Peter David
(Volume 2)
She-Hulk writer
Succeeded by
Mariko Tamaki
(as Hulk)
Preceded by
Mark Waid
Daredevil writer
Succeeded by
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