Stephan Franck

Stephan Franck is an award-nominated animator/writer/director/comic book creator who supervised the animation of Marvel Studio’s What If...? season 1, and he is currently directing new episodes of the series. He was a supervising animator on the cult classic The Iron Giant and contributed story to Despicable Me. He co-created the animated TV series Corneil & Bernie (Nicktoons - Hub Network), received an Annie Award nomination for best director in a TV program for the featurette Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow. Equally active in comics, Franck founded the comic book publishing company Dark Planet. His graphic novel debut, Silver, earned a nomination for the prestigious Russ Manning Award at San Diego Comic-Con’s Eisner Awards, and it is now published by Abrams ComicArts. He lives in Los Angeles.