Kieron Gillen

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30, 1975
Stafford, England
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Stafford, England


British video game and music journalist turned comic book author who has worked for Image Comics and Marvel Comics. His most notable works include Iron Man, Thor, Young Avengers, The Wicked + The Divine, Journey Into Mystery and Uncanny X-Men. He founded one of the world's most respected gaming blogs, Rock Raper Shotgun.

Before Fame

He previously worked as a video game and music journalist for publications such as PC Gamer UK, The Escapist, Wired and The Guardian.


He was the first-ever video game journalist to receive an award from the Periodical Publishers Association for New Specialist Consumer Journalist in 2000.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Stafford, England.

Associated With

He is a fan of and has written several positive pieces on video game developer Warren Spector.