Charles Soule is a comic book author, musician, and attorney, best known for his series 27 published by Image Comics.
Soule attended the University of Pennsylvania where he received his undergraduate degree in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, with a concentration in Chinese language and history. He is also a graduate of Columbia Law School, and currently practices law in New York City, focusing primarily on immigration, corporate law, and entertainment law.
Soule is also known for his 2009 graphic novel Strongman, released by SLG Publishing in 2009, about a luchador-turned-hero. A sequel to Strongman subtitled 'Oaxaca Tapout' was completed in 2011 but remains unreleased. His other creator-owned projects include "Strange Attractors," about complexity theory applied to New York City by two genius mathematicians, released by Archaia in May 2013, and Letter 44, from Oni Press, a real-world sci-fi political thriller involving a manned space mission to investigate an anomaly in the asteroid belt. Letter 44 is an ongoing series, the first issue of which will debut in October 2013.
In January, 2013, DC Comics announced that Soule would take over writing duties for Swamp Thing starting with issue #19, after Scott Snyder's departure. In addition, he is the ongoing writer for Red Lanterns commencing with issue #21.
Starting in October 2013, Soule will write Superman/Wonder Woman, illustrated by Tony Daniel.
Soule is the ongoing writer for Marvel Comics' Thunderbolts as of issue #12 (July 2013).