Two weeks in the past, Bleeding Cool let you already know that DC Comics editor Maggie Howell had left for IDW, working with one other DC-to-IDW editor, Mark Doyle. Right now, IDW confirmed the information, saying that IDW Publishing is welcoming Maggie Howell as Senior Editor of Unique Content material. And that Maggie Howell joins IDW after 5 years at DC Comics, the place she centered completely on mature-reader originals and standalone evergreen superhero titles as a Vertigo and Black Label editor. They level out she labored on a number of Eisner Award-winning and nominated collection, together with Mister Miracle and Far Sector, and managed the enlargement of the Batman: White Knight universe. Howell additionally helped develop and launch a number of traces and imprints spearheaded by Mark Doyle, together with Neil Gaiman‘s The Sandman Universe and Joe Hill’s Hill Home Comics.
In addition they announce that current IDW editor Megan Brown shall be becoming a member of the Originals Workforce with a give attention to center grade and Younger Grownup initiatives. Seems to be like IDW is following the cash on that one. Previous to becoming a member of the Originals staff, Megan Brown labored with IDW as an Editor for 2 years, serving to form new instructions for licensed comics together with My Little Pony, Marvel Motion: Captain Marvel, Star Trek, and extra. “IDW has all the time been an awesome dwelling for youths’ comics,” says Brown. “It is thrilling for me, as somebody who’s gotten to work on many licensed titles for youthful readers, to take what I’ve discovered to Originals! I am actually stoked to dive into the Center Grade and Younger Grownup house, and to proceed to construct upon IDW’s library of numerous and significant tales.”
“One of the best factor about unique comics is that they provide a very limitless outlet for inventive imaginative and prescient, which opens doorways to expertise who may not in any other case discover a path to the medium,” says Maggie Howell. “These new concepts and voices nurture the trade, and discovering and growing them was a thrill that fueled the work I did alongside Mark Doyle at DC. IDW’s dedication to their Originals program in pursuit of those self same objectives is refreshing and galvanizing, and I am past excited to be part of it.” Mark Doyle, IDW’s Editorial Director of Originals, says, “I am thrilled that Maggie is becoming a member of our staff. I’ve all the time been impressed by her unimaginable story sense and dedication to bringing new voices to comics — I do know she’ll thrive at IDW! And Megan has proven an awesome capability and fervour for unique tales and it is going to be nice to see her broaden on that zeal together with Erika Turner’s drive and focus… We’re constructing an awesome staff right here and we’re excited in regards to the huge issues deliberate for subsequent yr and past!”