Brandon M. Easton is a professional writer based in Los Angeles, CA. A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Brandon was a U.S. History and Economics teacher in NYC for 6 years before moving to the west coast in 2008. Brandon has written for the 2011 ThunderCats reboot from WB Animation and Transformers: Rescue Bots from Hasbro. Easton won the 2012 Glyph Award for his Shadowlaw series and multiple 2014 Glyph Awards for the Watson and Holmes comic series and a 2014 Eisner Award nomination. He is also the producer, director, and writer of Brave New Souls documentary that explored the aspirations, inspirations and obstacles faced by African-American speculative fiction creators in the 21st century.
In 2015, Brandon was selected as one of the eight winners of the 2015 Disney/ABC Writing Program which led to his new position as a Staff Writer for season two of Marvel’s Agent Carter. In 2016, Brandon was nominated for the 2nd annual Dwayne McDuffie Award for Diversity in Comics for his acclaimed graphic novel Andre the Giant: Closer to Heaven which was recently optioned for a big-screen biopic. He also volunteers at JPL/NASA as a Solar System Ambassador to increase astronomy education in under-served communities. In May 2016, IDW Publishing announced Brandon as the writer for the M.A.S.K. reboot comic book which garnered several 2017 Glyph Award wins including Fan Award for Best Work and Best Male Character (Matt Trakker). Recently Easton made history as the first Western writer to tackle the classic Japanese horror franchise Vampire Hunter D with Unified Pictures’ VAMPIRE HUNTER D: MESSAGE FROM MARS, released to wide acclaim.