Brian Azzarello ( born in Cincinnat, Ohio) is an American comic book autho. He came to prominence with 100 Bullets, published by DC Comics' mature-audience imprint Vertigo. He and Argentine artist Eduardo Risso, with whom Azzarello first worked on Jonny Double, won the 2001 Eisner Award for Best Serialized Story for 100 Bullets# 15–18: " Hang Up on the Hang Low ".
Azzarello has written for Batman ( " Broken City ", art by Risso; " Batman/Deathblow: After the Fire ", art by Lee Bermejo, Tim Bradstreet,& amp; Mick Gray) and Superheroe ( " For Tomorrow ", art by Jim Lee).
In 2005, Azzarello began a new creator-owned series, the western Loveless, with artist Marcelo Frusin.
As of 2007, Azzarello is married to fellow comic-book writer and illustrator Jill Thompson.
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