pioneered the graphic novel form in the United States with works
like The Stars My Destination. He is the first comic
creator ever nominated for the World Science Fiction Society’s prestigious
Hugo Award and the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America’s
Nebula Award. He created the influential American Flagg! and
redefined mainstream characters like The Shadow and Blackhawk.
Chaykin’s career in comics has also seen him working on some of
the world's most famous brands and icons, including Star Wars,
James Bond, and Spider-Man. He is currently
working on a new hardcover graphic novel for DC Comics entitled
Mighty Love. He has served as a writer / producer on television
series “The Flash,” “Viper,” “Earth: Final Conflict” and “Mutant
X,” as well as freelancing in feature films and television.