He was succeded by Tony Isabella as "Daredevil" writer in 1975.
He was succeded by J.M. DeMatteis as "Man-Thing" writer in 1981.
He replaced Michael Fleischer as "Man-Thing" writer in 1980.
He was succeded by Scott Lobdell as "Excalibur" writer in 1991.
He started writing "Excalibur" in 1998.
He was succeded by Todd DeZago as "Wolverine" writer in 1998.
He replaced Warren Ellis as "Wolverine" writer in 1998.
He was succeded by Peter David as "Wolverine" writer in 1989.
He started writing "Wolverine" in 1988.
He was succeded by Peter David as "X-Factor (Vol. 1)" writer in 1991.
He replaced Whilce Portaico as "X-Factor (Vol. 1)" writer in 1991.
He started writing "X-Men (Vol. 2)" in 1991.
He was succeded by Ed Brubaker as "Uncanny X-Men" writer in 2006.
He replaced Chuck Austen as "Uncanny X-Men" writer in 2001.
He was succeded by Scott Lobdell as "Uncanny X-Men" writer in 2001.
He replaced Alan Davis as "Uncanny X-Men" writer in 2000.
He was succeded by John Byrne as "Uncanny X-Men" writer in 1991.
He replaced Rob Thomas as "Uncanny X-Men" writer in 1975.
Chris won a CBG Fan Award for "Favorite Graphic Novel or Album" in 1992 for "Star Trek: Debt of Honor".
Chris won a CBG Fan Award for "Favorite Comic Book Story" in 1990 for "The X-tinction Agenda".
Chris won the Comics Buyer's Guide Fan Award for "Favorite Writer" five times: in 1983, 1984, 1988, 1989, and 1990.
He has a cameo at the beginning of "X-Men: The Last Stand", during the Jean Grey prologue. He is credited as "Lawnmower Man".
In the 1980s, he wrote a science fiction trilogy about the female starship pilot Nicole Shea – "First Flight" (1987), "Grounded!" (1991), and "Sundowner" (1994).
Chris wrote "Alien vs Predator" for Dark Horse Comics.
In 2006, Chris was forced to postpone the beginning of a planned run on "Exiles" as well as the launch of GeNext by illness.
After Chris's leaving Marvel due to illness "Uncanny X-Men", which he had been writing, was completed by Tony Bedard over his plots.
After leaving Marvel due to illness, writer Frank Tieri took on "New Excalibur" in his stead.
He wrote "X-Treme X-Men" with Salvador Larroca as penciller.
On his return to Marvel, he wrote "Uncanny X-Men" and "X-Men" before moving on to "X-Treme X-Men".
He returned to Marvel in 2000, taking part in their "Revolution" event.
He co-created Gambit.
In 1985 Marvel launched "X-Factor", an X-Men spin-off that changed the Phoenix/Jean Grey continuity that Chris had established, leading to his leaving Marvel over differences with the editors.
He co-created Mister Sinister.
He helped launch the "Uncanny X-Men" spin-off, "Wolverine".
He co-created Rachel Summers.
He co-created Jubilee.
He helped launch the "Uncanny X-Men" spin-off, "Excalibur".
He helped launch the "Uncanny X-Men" spin-off, "New Mutants".
He co-created Emma Frost.
He co-created Mystique.
He helped launch the "Uncanny X-Men" spin-off, "X-Men".
He co-created Sabretooth.
He co-created Phoenix.
Claremont wrote or co-wrote many of the classic X-Men stories, most notably the "Dark Phoenix Saga", and "Days of Future Past".
He co-created Shadowcat.
He co-created Psylocke.
Chris solved one of the problems of the original X-Men series by finding narrative excuses to sideline Professor X, since before, the Professor always appeared at the end of the story and magically corrected everything that was wrong.
When the X-Men title was relaunched, Len Wein gave Chris the writing duties for it.
He co-created Rogue.
He wrote the "Uncanny X-Men" title for sixteen consecutive years.
He excelled at writing good "team" arcs, giving every member of the cast his or her moment to shine.
He is famous for writing action-packed stories and using strong characters, both heroes and villains, mixing in soap opera elements and always including the social undercurrent of mutants being a harassed minority in his comics.
Chris was one of the first comic writers to promote strong female characters.
To this day, his approach is used in writing team-based comic books.
He was sometimes criticized for his overly descriptive writing style.
His characters tend to speak in forced or unrealistic long paragraphs.
Chris started his comic-writing career with "Iron Fist" in 1974.
He teamed up with John Byrne for the first time to write "Iron Fist".