Matt Wilson

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Asheville, North Carolina, USA
Wake Forest University, University Of Maryland
Comic Books, Movies, Snack Foods
  • Matt is a full-time senior editor on the Static Media video scripting team.
  • He was a longtime columnist and correspondent for, and has written for publications including The Huffington Post, Cracked, McSweeney's, and National Lampoon.
  • His published books include "The Supervillan Handbook," "The Supervillain Field Manual," and "Supreme Villainy," as well as the graphic novels "Everything Will Be Okay" and "Copernicus Jones: Robot Detective."


Matt has held numerous reporting, writing, and editing jobs over the years. While freelancing with humor columns for Cracked, McSweeney's, and more, he was also a political reporter at the Chattanooga Times Free Press. He co-authored the book "Write More Good" along with the other writers of the @FakeAPStylebook Twitter account. He followed that up with his first solo humor book, "The Supervillain Handbook," released by Skyhorse Publishing in 2012. The sequels, "The Supervillain Field Manual" and "Supreme Villainy," were published in 2013 and 2017. His newest book, the graphic novel "Everything Will Be Okay," was released by Caliber Comics in 2020.


Matt has a bachelor's degree in sociology and journalism from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He has a master's degree in journalism from the University of Maryland College Park.
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