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Len Wein Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Animation Writers Caucus

Late comics legend Len Wein has been recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award for another industry with which he made a major impact: TV animation. According to a post from Wein's official Twitter account, the Writers' Guild of America has announced that the Writers Caucus voted to give the legend the award.

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WGA just sent out the announcement that the Animation Writers Caucus voted to give @LenWein its lifetime achievement award 11/28 at WGA.

— Len Wein (@LenWein) November 11, 2017

Wein has many animation credits to his name, having written teleplays for episodes of ReBoot, Transformers, Beast Wars, Ben 10, Transformers: Robots In Disguise, Beware the Batman and Batman: The Animated Series, in addition to several of the '90s Marvel animated series, including X-Men and Spider-Man, among many other contributions.

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Wein is perhaps most famous for co-creating DC Comics' Swamp Thing and Marvel Comics' Wolverine, in addition to writing and editing a beloved body of work. He was 69 years old and will forever be remembered as a legend in the industry, for his endless contributions.

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