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Greg Pak is a Korean American filmmaker and comic book writer best known for his award-winning feature film Robot Stories, his blockbuster comic book series like Planet Hulk and World War Hulk, and his current work on comic book series like Star Wars: Darth Vader, Firefly, Ronin Island, and Agents of Atlas.

Pak’s current comics projects include Ronin Island and Mech Cadet Yu, creator-owned series from BOOM! Studios; Firefly for BOOM! Studios; Agents of Atlas and Star Wars: Darth Vader for Marvel; and Stranger Things: Zombie Boys for Dark Horse. Past projects include Action Comics and Batman/Superman for DC; Battlestar Galactica, John Wick, and James Bond 007 for Dynamite; Dead Man’s Run for Aspen and Gale Anne Hurd’s Valhalla; and Magneto Testament, Storm, Weapon H, Incredible Hercules (co-written with Fred Van Lente), and many others for Marvel. With artist Takeshi Miyazawa, Pak co-created the character of Amadeus Cho, who co-starred for four years in Incredible Hercules, became the star of Totally Awesome Hulk, and currently leads the Agents of Atlas series. With artist Leinil Yu, Pak co-created Pearl Pangan, a.k.a. Wave, a Filipina superhero, who sold out six of her first seven appearances in Marvel comic books and is now featured in the Marvel Future Fight video game.

Pak’s feature film Robot Stories, starring Tamlyn Tomita and Sab Shimono, played in 75 festivals, won 35 awards, screened theatrically across the country, and is now available on DVD from Kino. Pak’s feature screenplay Rio Chino won the Pipedream Screenwriting Award at the IFP Market and a Rockefeller Media Arts Fellowship. Pak wrote the screenplay for the feature film MVP, which premiered at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival.

Pak’s most recent short films are “Mister Green,” starring Tim Kang, and “Happy Fun Room,” starring Cindy Cheung, near-future sci-fi stories that were funded by ITVS for its Futurestates series. Pak’s short film “Fighting Grandpa” won 20 prizes, including a Student Academy Award, and played in over 50 film festivals. Pak’s comic shorts “Asian Pride Porn” and “All Amateur Ecstasy” were among the most viewed films at His shorts “Mouse,” “Po Mo Knock Knock,” “Cat Fight Tonight” and “The Penny Marshall Project” won awards and screened in dozens of film festivals around the world.

Pak’s other projects include the sci-fi graphic novel and iPad app Vision Machine; the acclaimed Make Comics Like the Pros how-to book, co-written with Fred Van Lente; the Kickstarter Secrets how-to book; and the prose novel Planet Hulk, based on Pak’s beloved graphic novel.

Pak has crowdfunded five publishing projects through Kickstarter, including Code Monkey Save World, a graphic novel based on the songs of Jonathan Coulton, which is Kickstarter’s highest grossing original graphic novel of all time. Pak’s other Kickstarter projects include the children’s books ABC Disgusting, The Princess Who Saved Herself, and The Princess Who Saved Her Friends.

Pak is represented for film and television work by Sandra Lucchesi at the Gersh Agency in Los Angeles.

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