Kelly Sue DeConnick
Kelly Sue DeConnick’s work spans stage, comics, film and television. Ms. DeConnick first came to prominence as a comics writer, where she is best known for reinventing Carol Danvers as Captain Marvel at Marvel and Wonder Woman: Historia at DC. Her independent comics, Bitch Planet and Pretty Deadly, have ranked as New York Times best-sellers and have been honored with Eisner Awards, British Fantasy Awards and Hugo nominations. Ms. DeConnick’s screen work includes Captain Marvel, which went on to earn $1B for Disney worldwide and 2023’s The Marvels with Marvel Studios; in addition to having consulted on features for Skydance and ARRAY, and developed television for NBCUniversal, Legendary Entertainment and HBOMax. Ms. DeConnick’s most recent stage work is Awakening, opening at the Wynn Resort Las Vegas fall 2022.
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