Dan Abnett is a British comic book writer and novelist. He has been a frequent collaborator with fellow writer Andy Lanning, and is known for his work on books for both Marvel Comics, and their UK imprint, Marvel UK. He has also contributed to DC Comics titles. As one of the more prolific 2000 AD writers, Abnett was also responsible for the creation of one of the comic's better known and longest-running strips of the last decade, Sinister Dexter. He is probaly best-known for his work on Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy and the Warhammer 40,000 novels from Games Workshop.