Best known as the founder of an English comics magazine called Warrior, this prominent comic book writer and editor also worked for Marvel and helped establish the Doctor Who Magazine. His Warrior comics received more than fifteen Eagle Awards.
He began his career with IPC Media, editing such popular comics as Buster, Cor!!, and Whizzer and Chips.
After ending his association with Marvel Comics, he founded a publishing company called Quality Communications and founded the Warrior anthology.
Born Derek Skinn, he grew up in England.
Stan Lee headed Marvel Comics in the United States, while Skinn presided over the company's English branch.