Fred Van Lente is a Dutch-American writer, who works primarily on comics and graphic novels.
He was born in Tacoma, Washington, on the 14th of February 1972. He, along with Ryan Dunlavey, founded Evil Twin Comics, which produces their comics.
He worked mostly for Marvel Comics; his work comprises:
- Scorpion: Poison Tomorrow
- Marvel Adventures Spider-Man Vol. 6: The Black Costume
- Marvel Adventures Fantastic Four Vol. 6: Monsters & Mysteries
- Marvel Adventures Iron Man Vol. 1: Heart of Steel
- The Incredible Hercules Vol. 1: Against the World (with Greg Pak)
- Marvel Zombies 3 
- Marvel Zombies 4
- Halo: Blood Line
- Halo: Evolutions - Essential Tales of the Halo Universe (co-author), short story "Blunt Instruments."