Name:

    Roy Thomas Type: Common Alternative Name

Other Names:

  1. Roy T. Type: Pen Name
  2. Roy William Thomas Jr Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Roy William Jr Family name: Thomas

Schools:

  1. Southeast Missouri State University [Cape Girardeau] ? to 1961

    Notes: BS in Education, majored in history and social science

  2. California State University 2004 ? to 2005

    Notes: Humanities


Degrees:

  1. B.A., Southeast Missouri State University [Cape Girardeau] in 1961

    Notes: education, majored in history and social science

  2. M.A., California State University in 2005

    Notes: Humanities


Signatures:

  1. R. T. [generic]
  2. Roy [generic]

Awards:

  1. 1969: Alley Awards - Best Writer
  2. 1971: Shazam Award - Best Writer (Dramatic Division)
  3. 1973: Goethe Awards - Favorite Pro Editor
  4. 1973: Goethe Awards - Favorite Pro Writer
  5. 1974: Inkpot Award - [no name]
  6. 1974: Angoulême International Comics Festival - Best Foreign Author
  7. 1974: Shazam Award - Superior Achievement by an Individual
  8. 1975: Comic Fan Art Awards - Favorite Pro Writer
  9. 1996: Premios Haxtur (Haxtur Awards) - Author That We Loved
  10. 2011: Eisner Award - Hall of Fame - Voter's Choices
  11. 2015: Peng! - Der Münchner Comicpreis - Beste Sekundärliteratur

Awards for Stories:

  1. 1973: Goethe Awards - Favorite Comic-Book Story
    The Black Hound of Vengeance! (Conan the Barbarian) comic story, 20p
  2. 1973: Shazam Award - Best Individual Story (Dramatic)
    The Song of Red Sonja (Conan the Barbarian) comic story, 20p
  3. 1979: British Fantasy Awards - Comic
    The Scarlet Citadel (Conan) comic story, 46p

Art Influences:

Roy Thomas (b. 1940) stated influences by:
  1. Homer
  2. William Butler Yeats
  3. William Shakespeare
  4. Otto Binder (b. 1911)
  5. Gardner Fox (b. 1911)
  6. Ernest Hemingway (b. 1899)
  7. Robert E. Howard (b. 1906)
  8. Gil Kane (b. 1926)
  9. Jack Kirby (b. 1917)
  10. Stan Lee (b. 1922)
  11. Joe Simon (b. 1913)
Influences by Roy Thomas (b. 1940) were stated by:
  1. J. M. DeMatteis (b. 1953)
  2. L. B. Kellogg (b. 1956)
  3. Rich Margopoulos (b. 1949)
  4. Lou Mougin (b. 1954)
  5. Ramon Schenk (b. 1977)
  6. Peter Scianna (b. 1957)
  7. Peter Scianna (b. 1957)
  8. Ty Templeton (b. 1962)
  9. Ashley Tillman (b. 1960)
  10. Stan Timmons (b. 1956)
  11. Phil White (b. 1948)

Memberships:

  1. CAPA-alpha Type: member


Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: The Legion Companion (book) - Role: writer - Year: 2003
    Employer Name : TwoMorrows Publishing
    Notes: interview for Glen Cadigan's book


Relations:

  1. Spouse - Dann Thomas (b. 1952)
    Notes: Married in May 1981.
  2. Spouse - Jean Thomas
    Notes: Former husband and wife. Married from July 1968 to mid-1975s