This week is a C2E2 double-header! First up is Warren Simons, editor-in-chief at Valiant Entertainment! I got the chance to interview him at this year’s C2E2, which was the perfect opportunity to catch up on what this excellent comics company has going on these days! We discussed A&A: Archer and Armstrong, the Faith miniseries, and other great books including the upcoming 4001 A.D. and others! He also talks about what impact if any the recent movie deal Valiant signed will have on their books, so don’t miss it!
Press Release Valiant Entertainment today announced that Executive Editor Warren Simons has been promoted to the position of Editor-in-Chief. Since joining Valiant as Executive Editor in 2011, Simons has overseen the relaunch of the resurgent publisher’s comic book line with an array of best-selling, critically acclaimed series including X-O Manowar, Harbinger, Bloodshot, Archer & Armstrong, Unity, Rai, and more.
I’m not sure the Intardwebz were aflame this week over the announcement that J. Michael Straczynski was leaving Thor in September, but it sure had a great number of you concerned – especially when it comes to dangling storylines.Â Fortuantely, Marvel released more information about the changes ahead, that you can read after the jump.
J. Michael Straczynski has confirmed to CBR that he is indeed leaving Thor. I agonized over this for months, then finally — and I’m trying to remember when the email chain took place, but I think it was somewhere either just before or just after the first of the year — I went to the ever-patient and wonderful [editor] Warren Simons, and the equally patient, warm and fuzzy [Publisher] Dan Buckley, and said of the coming event, “I really, really hate this, because creatively I’m having the time of my life, but I think I need to let go of
Thor and the Red Hulk got into it in Hulk #5, and to make sure everyone has a chance to get their hands on the sold out issue (at the distributor level), Marvel is going back to press with a new cover of the Jeph Loeb series. “Five issues.Â Five sold out.Â And the second printings too!â€ said Loeb. â€œI’ll have to tell McGuinness’ kids to stop buying so many copies!Â Seriously though, I gotta thank Warren Simons and the entire Thor crew who were so helpful at getting the God of Thunder to guest star in this issue.Â And