Sam Loeb was a writer whose work includes a Buffyverse comic story from Dark Horse Comics.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Sam was the son of Jeph Loeb. He died on June 17, 2005 at the age of 17, after a three-year battle with bone cancer.[1]

Before his death, Sam wrote a story for Superman/Batman #26, which was finished with the help of 25 other writers and artists, including Joss Whedon, Brian K. Vaughan, Richard Starkings, Tim Sale, Brad Meltzer, Jeff Matsuda, and Joe Loeb. The issue also featured a tale titled "Sam's Story," dedicated to Sam, in which a boy named Sam serves as the inspiration for Clark Kent to later become Superman.[2]

The Robot Chicken episode "Operation: Rich in Spirit" and the Smallville episode "Arrival" were also dedicated to Sam's memory.

Buffyverse credits[edit | edit source]

Below is a list of comics written by Sam Loeb in Tales of the Vampires:

External links[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. M. Keith Booker. Encyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels. ABC-CLIO, 2010.
  2. Steven Younis, "Exclusive Jeph Loeb Interview". Superman Homepage, February 17, 2006.
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