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Jeff King

Umbrella Academy

Jeff has Produced, Written, Directed and Showrun series and feature films across all genres, and all media. He is the Executive Producer and Director of Premium series The Umbrella Academy (Netflix) and Hand of God (Amazon). As EP/ Director, Blindspot (NBC), and White Collar (USA). As EP/ Writer Stargate SG1 (Showtime) The Black Donnellys (NBC), and Due South (CBS). As Writer/Showrunner Continuum (Syfy), and the BAFTA, Canadian Screen and Emmy nominated hit Strange Days at Blake Holsey High (NBC/Discovery Kids)

Jeff is also a New York Times Best-Selling Comic Writer (along with Dan Jurgens and Scott Lobdell) of the DC Universe Event Convergence. Nine-issue story sold a million copies and formed a bridge between the end of DC’s New 52 and the path to Rebirth. Jeff followed up with DC limited series Telos; a spin off from events in Convergence. Jeff’s other comic work includes Marvel’s Guardians of Infinity, illustrated by Jorge Fornes (Batman) and a page contributed, with artist Steve Pugh to 2017 Eisner Award Winning Anthology Love is Love; curated by Marc Andreyko, and editors Sarah Gaydos (IDW) and James S. Rich (DC).

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Events featuring Jeff King
Events featuring Jeff King