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'''Peter J. Tomasi''' is a ComicBook writer, known primarily for his Creator/DCComics work.

Tomasi started as an editor at DC, overseeing the ''Franchise/GreenLantern'' line, the ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' titles, ''ComicBook/{{Aquaman}}'', ''ComicBook/{{Hawkman}}'' and ''[[ComicBook/JusticeSocietyOfAmerica JSA]]''. While he did some writing here and there, he mainly served as editor.

Eventually, Tomasi would transition into writing, most of his work being with characters he'd been editor for, his first project being ''Black Adam: The Dark Age'', fitting given his tenure as ''JSA'' editor. The series was drawn by Doug Mahnke, who would be a frequent collaborator of Tomasi's in the future. He would go on to write most of ''Green Lantern Corps'', from the ''ComicBook/SinestroCorpsWar'' story to ''ComicBook/BlackestNight'', featuring Guy Gardner and Kyle Rayner. His GL work would establish his penchant for sentimental, humanising stories in the superhero genre. His run was largely drawn by Patrick Gleason, his most frequent collaborator from then on. After ''Blackest Night'', Tomasi co-wrote ''ComicBook/BrightestDay'' with Geoff Johns along with the ''Emerald Warriors'' GL spin-off, which featured Guy Gardner and a ragtag band of Green Lanterns. Tomasi would then write ''Green Lantern Corps'' for another 21 issues in the New 52, this time featuring Guy Gardner and John Stewart.

These days, Tomasi is primarily known for his very well-received ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'' works. Tomasi wrote the last two arcs of ''Nightwing'' before its cancellation, as Dick Grayson would go on to become Batman. He also wrote the last arc of ''Batman and Robin'', launched by Creator/GrantMorrison as the middle act of his [[ComicBook/GrantMorrisonsBatman ''Batman'' saga]] before the New 52, which featured Dick Grayson as Batman and Damian Wayne as Robin. Tomasi also wrote the ''Batman'' tie-in to ''Blackest Night'', which featured the two going up against a resurrected clone of Bruce Wayne. The New 52 ''Batman and Robin'' series, featuring Bruce Wayne and Damian Wayne, was written by Tomasi with art by Gleason, and is a large part of why Damian Wayne was RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap for many readers. The run focused largely on Bruce and Damian learning to be a parent and child, respectively. After 43 issues, the series ended, with Patrick Gleason going on to write ''ComicBook/RobinSonOfBatman'', a sequel series. Tomasi would later do some small ''Batman'' work here and there: a brief ''Detective Comics'' run after Brian Buccelato quit the title, and the ''ComicBook/DarkseidWar'' tie-in for Batman.

After ''Batman and Robin'', Tomasi moved to the ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'' books, his first major project ''not'' involving a character he was editor for. He wrote some ''Superman/Wonder Woman'', but is more well-known for writing the entire ''ComicBook/TheFinalDaysOfSuperman'' crossover, which featured the death of the New 52 Superman. Tomasi would go on to write ''ComicBook/SupermanRebirth'' (co-written by Gleason), the ComicBook/DCRebirth relaunch of the title that features the pre-Flashpoint version of Clark Kent and Lois Lane, along with their son, Jon Kent. The art team consists of Patrick Gleason and Doug Mahnke, with Jorge Jimenez doing some BreatherEpisodes. The run has been incredibly well-received, and also has a spin-off, also written by Tomasi -- ''ComicBook/SuperSons'', drawn by Jimenez. This spin-off, fittingly enough, features Jon Kent's adventures alongside Damian Wayne.
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!!Comics written by him:
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* ''Franchise/{{Batman}}'':
** ''ComicBook/BlackestNight: Batman''
** ''ComicBook/DeathOfTheFamily''
** ''ComicBook/{{Nightwing}}''
** ''ComicBook/TheOutsiders''
* ''Franchise/GreenLantern''
** ''ComicBook/BrightestDay'' (co-written with Creator/GeoffJohns)
** ''ComicBook/SinestroCorpsWar''
* ''Franchise/{{Superman}}'':
** ''ComicBook/TheFinalDaysOfSuperman''
** ''ComicBook/SuperSons''
** ''ComicBook/SupermanRebirth'' (co-written with Patrick Gleason)
** ''ComicBook/SupermanReborn'' (co-written with Dan Jurgens and Patrick Gleason)
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!!Tomasi's work includes examples of:
* DarkerAndEdgier: His works tend to be more violent than most, albeit always to serve a purpose. ''Black Adam: The Dark Age'' featured zombies and gruesome decomposing corpses, ''Batman and Robin'' had tons of violence, even for a Bat-book, and ''Superman'' has some dark sci-fi imagery.
* LighterAndSofter: On the other hand, his stories tend to feature lots of emotional moments and have relatively small stakes compared to other comics in their line. ''Super Sons'', however, is both lighthearted in its themes, story ''and'' art.
* ParentsAsPeople: It started with ''Batman and Robin'' and continued into his ''Superman'' work. ''Batman and Robin'' has Bruce Wayne learning to be a parent while raising his son, while much of ''Superman'''s focus is on Clark raising his son and dealing with problems he can't punch away. Tomasi himself has said that his own relationship with his son has a big impact on his writing.