Born: 1971 October 11 in Santa Monica, California, United States

Biography: Wes Abbott started out in comic books as an artist for the Malibu imprint Eternity Comics, from 1990 to 1991. Starting in 1998, Abbott became a letterer via Comicraft for Marvel, from 1998 to 2015; Image, from 1998 to 2008; DC, from 1998 to present (2019); Dark Horse, in 1999; Harris Comics, in 1999; Black Bull, in 2000; Tokyopop, in 2006 and 2008; and Dynamite, in 2010.

Notes: Abbott has been misspelled in comic credits as Abbot.

Sample Scan:


    Wes Abbott Type: Name at Birth
    Given name: Wes Family name: Abbott

Other Names:

  1. Wes A. Type: Common Alternative Name
    Given name: Wes Family name: A.
  2. Comicraft's Wes Abbott Type: Studio Name
  3. Comicraft's WA Type: Studio Name
  4. Comicraft's Wes Type: Studio Name
  5. Comicraft's Wes A Type: Studio Name
  6. Comicraft's Wes! Type: Studio Name
  7. WA Type: Pen Name
  8. Wes Type: Common Alternative Name
  9. Wes @ Comicraft Type: Studio Name
  10. Wes! Type: Common Alternative Name

Awards for Issues:

  1. 2002: Premios Haxtur (Haxtur Awards) - Best Short Story
    The Amazing Spider-Man (1999 series) #36 [Direct Edition]
  2. 2003: Wizard Fan Awards - Favorite One-Shot
    Planetary / Batman: Night on Earth (2003 series) #1
  3. 2003: Wizard Fan Awards - Comics' Greatest Moment of 2003
    Wolverine: The Origin (2001 series) #2

Awards for Stories:

  1. 2001: Squiddy Award - Best Comics Short Story
    Heroes Don't Cry (Spider-Man) comic story, 22p

Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: Manga Newswatch (magazine) - Role: artist - Year: 1994
    Employer Name : New Century Comics
    Work Title: ?
    Notes: Wes Abbott did pencil and ink work for New Century Comics in 1994. Only known title published that year by New Century was the fanzine Manga Newswatch (1990 series).


  1. Employee of - Comicraft (b. 1992) using the names: Comicraft's Wes Abbott; Comicraft's WA; Comicraft's Wes; Comicraft's Wes A; Comicraft's Wes!; Wes @ Comicraft
    Notes: Years currently unknown, but first co-credited work was in 1998.