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Tom DeFalco (born June 26, 1950) is one of the most prolific and well-known writers and editors in comic publishing today.
He was born in Queens, New York City, New York, United States. The DeFalco family were owners of a supermarket. Tom was introduced to comic books at the age of five. An older cousin read to him an issue of Batman.
He began his career with Archie Comics, where he wrote for Archie and other titles including Scooby-Doo.