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Bill Jemas, Joe Quesada & Ike Perlmutter's Marvel in Comics Journal
Zach Rabiroff posts, "I've said it before, but The Comics Journal #310 contains what is almost certainly the best thing that I will ever put to paper: an epic, novella-length history of Marvel Comics in the creative cauldron of Bill Jemas, Joe Quesada, and Ike Perlmutter Please order it." Well, that's how to get my[...]
Tom Brevoort x Bill Jemas x Rob Liefeld, The Daily LITG, 26th of March, 2024
Tom Brevoort's confirmation of the story that Bill Jemas changed the names of Xbooks to avoid paying Rob Liefeld any royalties topped yesterday's traffic at Bleeding Cool, where you can still read all about comics, merch, TV shows, games, movies, and more The Daily Lying In The Gutters remains a long-running run around the day before[...]
Tom Brevoort On The Worst Half-Decade Working At Marvel Comics
For me, I would say that the first half of the 2000s was a lot more stressful and unpleasant than most of the 1990s." YouTube screenshot of Bill Jemas The first half of the 2000s Bill Jemas was made President and CEO – Publishing, Consumer Products and New Media at Marvel Enterprises between 2000 and 2004 and[...]
When Bill Jemas Proposed Merging Ultimate & Regular Marvel Universes
Tom Brevoort, Marvel Executive Editor/Senior Vice President of Publishing and Marvel's longest-standing employee reprints a memo in his latest Substack from then-publisher Bill Jemas from 2003 Shortly after, Jemas would be deposed at Marvel by Avi Arad making a land grab for power and forcing out his biggest critic at the company, and turning then-boss[...]
When Bill Jemas Was Going To Write Captain Marvel, Then Harlan Ellison
But it could have been worse, as then-Marvel publisher Bill Jemas planned to fire Peter David and write Captain Marvel himself as a consequence Brevoort recalls; "And in fact, Bill's plan for a hot minute was that he was going to fire Peter from CAPTAIN MARVEL and write the series himself I can recall him coming[...]
Lesser Evils Universe: AWA Launching Comics, Short Films, NFTs
Back in May, Bleeding Cool broke the news that Bill Jemas was launching a new imprint at the comic book company AWA of which he was publisher, Lesser Evils which was to launch with a first issue Emmett #1 for August and Ginn #1, both by Ian Grody, Justin Fair and Yishan Li for September[...]
How Bill Jemas Killed Grant Morrison's Marvel Boy 2
Specifically iconoclast Marvel Comics CCO, Bill Jemas But what we didn't know that one issue was actually drawn by an unnamed artist Just not Phil Winslade… "I sent the first two scripts to Marvel, as I recall Bill Jemas was quite scathing about them I remember him calling me up, seemingly incensed to incandescence that I'd[...]
Bill Jemas Statement About Leaving AWA, Starting Be Good Studios
Yesterday, Bleeding Cool reported on Bill Jemas leaving AWA Studios to set up a new company, Be Good Studios He just issued the following statement; Leaving AWA, starting Be Good Studios. Last Wednesday, I resigned as AWA CEO & Director I am grateful for having had the opportunity to help get the business up and running and[...]
Now Bill Jemas Quits AWA To Set Up Be Good Studios
Yesterday, we reported on Joe Quesada leaving Marvel Comics after twenty-five years to make movies, and today Bill Jemas is making a similar move Stepping down from AWA where he was CEO and Publisher to set up a new company, Be Good Studios. Bill Jemas PR It was Bill Jemas who made Joe Quesada EIC at Marvel[...]
AWA Creators And Execs Support Mike Deodato On Comic Art NFT Rights
His point was, however, that comic book artists for Marvel and DC were allowed to sell their original physical artwork pages, but companies like Marvel and DC were not allowing their artists to do the same with digital NFTs, reserving the right to do that themselves. Mike Deodato cover to AWA's Resistance Uprising Today, Mike Deodato's current[...]
AWA Has a Casual Fling - And Redemption - in February 2021 Solicits
Bill Jemas and Alex Alonso's New York-based comic publisher AWA has a couple of new launches for February 2021 A Western-styled comic Redemption by Christa Faust and Mike Deodato, and a sex thriller Casual Fling by Jason Starr, Dalibor Talajic and Marco Lesko – a deep dive from Alonso's Filofax there Here are the full[...]
Kaare Andrews E-Ratic #1 AWA
Bill Jemas also published a print version of his COVID Tales digital anthology Details on these books, and everything else from AWA in their December 2020 solicitations, below. E RATIC #1 CVR A ANDREWS OCT201237 (W) Kaare Andrews (A/CA) Kaare Andrews You're fifteen years old You're suddenly granted incredible powers Cool, right? There's only one problem: you can only[...]
Does Bill Jemas Want a Cease And Desist From Disney?
Once upon a time, Bill Jemas was the publisher of Marvel Comics He is now publisher of AWA, a new New York comic book publisher Former Marvel Comics editor Axel Alonso is also EIC of AWA, but it has made very clear to Bleeding Cool that he has nothing to do with AWA's iPOP line,[...]
Ethan Sacks and Dalibor Talajić Covid Comic for Bill Jemas On
AWA, the comic book publisher founded by Bill Jemas as publisher and Axel Alonso as EIC, has always talked about creating multi-media projects And now, in lockdown, it has seized on the opportunity As of today, it has a Webtoon-style comic journalist series on from comic book writer and journalist Ethan Sacks, best known[...]
AWA Wants New Voices for iPOP - So Why Is Bill Jemas Writing Them?
Not everything was ready for primetime when Bleeding Cool posted, referencing what had been published on the AWA website – which was rapidly withdrawn. Bleeding Cool also reported that the authorial name for all of these, Yoshida, was actually AWA Publisher Bill Jemas, using a pseudonym as a reference to that controversially used by Marvel EIC[...]
Bill Jemas Revives 'Yoshida' Pseudonym for Be Wawa, Lion Queen, Truth
Bill Jemas is the publisher of new New York comics publisher Artists, Writers & Artisans, funded by Murdochs, with former Marvel Editor-In-Chief Axel Alonso. AWA is launching a series of digital comic books, for free, embedded below. We have the first three chapters of Lion Queen drawn by Davide Puppo, Mazflan Araujo, Iliana Jimez, Sami Brice and[...]
AWA Announces “Devil’s Highway” by Benjamin Percy and Brent Schoonover
As their official bio reads: "Artists Writers & Artisans (AWA) is a comic book and digital media publisher, owned and operated by creators, founded by Marvel alumni Bill Jemas and Axel Alonso, along with Jon Miller, the former CEO of News Corp, Digital Media Group Fully funded by James Murdoch's Lupa Systems, Sister Group, and Lightspeed[...]
Bill Jemas of AWA is hiring comic creators and editors.
Headed up by former Marvel publisher Bill Jemas and former Marvel EIC Axel Alonso, it's funded by James Murdoch This month and last month would have been the big launch for their new titles, before the current situation shut down publishers, distributors, printers and retailers across the world They did, however, manage to publish a[...]
AWA Studios Launches Retailer Incentives Ahead of 2020 Launch
Artists, Writers and Artisans, the new publishing company headed by Axel Alonso and Bill Jemas, is preparing for its official launch in 2020 The company wlll start with four inaugural titles in March 2020. In preparation for the launch, the company is launching The AWA Retailer Council, an initiative to give comics retailers incentives to order[...]
NYCC: AWA Studios’ “Upshot Now #0” Comic Now Available at Midtown Comics
You get a good idea of the range of stories AWA wants to publish, with a lot more to come. AWA Studios is  Axel Alonso and Bill Jemas' new publisher with grands ambitions Upshot Now #0 was a declaration of the publisher's arrival on the comics scene They have a mission to publish genre stories with[...]
Tommy Lee Edwards Draws Cannabis Comic For AWA - "Grendel, Kentucky"
AWA or Artists, Writers & Artisans Inc is a new comic book publisher from former Marvel publisher Bill Jemas and former EIC Axel Alonso that Bleeding Cool has been reporting on since long before anyone would officially admit that it existed You can catch up on all our AWA coverage with this handy tag. It will[...]
Youngblood Owner Andrew Rev Looking to Invest in Failing Comic Book Stores?
Especially a new publisher and company. — Darren Hupke (@darrenhupke) September 2, 2019 Maybe we'll find out more at New York Comic Con? After all Artists, Writers & Artisans Inc from Bill Jemas and Axel Alonso will be debuting there too. Say, has anyone ever seen Andrew Rev and Bill Jemas in the same room together? When it[...]
New York Comic-Con Goes Until 10pm, Thursday to Saturday, Will Sell Fewer Tickets
This will include Penguin Random House launching a Penguin Random House Book Club promotion at the show, giiong away advance copies of book club titles before the show. The show will also be the convention debut of Bill Jemas and Axel Alonso's Artists, Writers & Artisans Inc, the publisher you first read about (repeatedly) on Bleeding[...]