FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Happy birthday to Fairfield’s Robert "Bob" Greenberger!
Greenberger, who has lived in Fairfield, turns 56 on Thursday. The comic book editor was born July 24, 1958, in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Greenberger worked as an editor for Comics Scene and Starlog Press until 1984, when he joined DC Comicsas an assistant editor. Greenberger was hired to assist Len Wein and Marv Wolfman by the then DC Vice President/Executive Editor Dick Giordano.
Based on his work during this period, he was promoted to editor the following year, and was assigned the titles "Star Trek," "Suicide Squad" and "Doom Patrol." Under his editorship the DC Comics adaptation of "Star Trek: The Motion Picture" was released, and he became involved with the "Star Trek" franchise, authoring a number of novels and stories set within the "Star Trek" universe.
He worked at DC until 2000, rising to the position of manager of editorial operations. During this time, he worked on such titles as "Warlord," "Lois Lane," "Action Comics Weekly," "Time Masters," "Secret Origins," "The Hacker Files" and others.
He became involved in local politics in his hometown of Fairfield, beginning in 1999, initially as a member of the Parking Authority from 1999 to June 2006.
In November 2005, he was elected a representative to Fairfield’s Representative Town Meeting, and following his re-election in November 2007 was made its moderator.
He also worked as a freelance writer and editor, for companies such as Weekly World News, Platinum Studios, scifi.com, Famous Monsters of Filmland, and ComicMix.com, as well as both DC and Marvel. From June 2006 to August 2007, he also served as managing editor at Weekly World News.
He currently serves as vice-chair of Fairfield’s Democratic Town Committee.