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Juan José Ryp Posts About Leaving Britannia

I mostly know Juan José Ryp through his work for Bleeding Cool's publisher, Avatar Press. Drawing the adaptation of Frank Miller's Robocop, and Warren Ellis' books No Hero, Alan Moore's Yuggoth Cultures and Black Summer. But he also found success at Marvel Comics on Wolverine before being headhunted by ex-Marvel editor Warren Simmons for Valiant Entertainment as an exclusive creator, working on Ninjak, Eternal Warrior and Britannia.

Warren is no longer at Valiant, part of the mini-exodus from the publisher that followed their purchase by Chinese investment company DMG. And now it seems Ryp is joining that move.

UPDATE: Nope, that may be what he said, or how everyone interpreted it as being said but no. IT's just Britannia he is saying goodbye to. More from Valiant to come.

He posted to Facebook, UPDATE: But has now deleted…

Almost everything has a beginning and an end. In VALIANT, my current home, I have made some really fun pages. (BRITANNIA, issue # 3, page # 1)

Juan José Ryp Posts About Leaving Britannia

Any other publishers interested? Now might be a good time..

UPDATE: Nope, he's still a Valiant boi…

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Rich JohnstonAbout Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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