Dan Whitehead has enjoyed a long and eclectic career in publishing, starting as a teenager in 1991 as a games reviewer for Amiga Computing magazine. Since then he has worked across magazines, websites, TV, games, books and comics. His bylines include Fangoria, Hotdog, Big Issue North, DVD & Blu-ray Review, Official Xbox Magazine, Eurogamer, BAFTA and Guinness World Records.
He has also worked as a writer and editor in comics, ranging from children’s titles such as Scooby Doo, Looney Tunes and Rugrats to indie titles Ella Upgraded, Frankenstein Texas, Hex Loader and Midwinter. He has also written graphic novel adaptations of Jason and the Argonauts and Julius Caesar and was both editor and contributing writer on SelfMadeHero`s Edgar Allen Poe anthology Nevermore.
In the field of licensed properties, Dan has also written two official Star Wars books, multiple official Minecraft books and edited the official poster magazine series for the Lord of the Rings movies.
Dan is also a scriptwriter and narrative designer for video games and has worked on critically acclaimed indie adventure Ether One, wartime action game Air Conflicts: Secret Wars, historical arcade game Wulverblade and interactive branching fiction project Closed Hands.