Look for her focus on the DC Universe streaming app to blow up this year. Mike Marts (Up) Editor-In-Chief of AfterShock Comics Despite new creator-friendly competition, as more comic publishers keep launching like it's the nineties, AfterShock still manages to find biggish name creators – and the potential of biggish media deals to match Marts continues[...]
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AfterShock launches a new series with Lost City Explorers. Plus, Dark Ark, Pestilence, Animosity, and more continue their runs. All of this will be available this June. More details here.
So who can you trust on when you'll get your next Jackpot fix? Why, Bleeding Cool, of course! Pip pip! Aftershock Editor-in-Chief and Grim Reaper of Comics Mike Marts tells Bleeding Cool that the comic's official release date is April, and that the delays are due to creative reasons. Solicitations all agree, at least for now, that Duarte[...]
By Olly MacNamee With the anticipation for the imminent launch of AfterShock Comics slowly burning away with recent revelations this week, I was lucky enough to speak exclusively to Mike Marts about his career in comics, his personal victories and what makes Aftershock different to the other kids on the block. Olly MacNamee: While working at Marvel[...]
AfterShock Comics, the start-up publisher that Mike Marts left Marvel for, has announced its first group of writers They include Garth Ennis (Preacher, Punisher), Jimmy Palmiotti (Power Girl, Jonah Hex), Amanda Conner (Harley Quinn), Paul Jenkins (Batman: The Dark Knight), Justin Jordan (Shadowman), Phil Hester (Ant-Man), Frank Barbiere (Avengers) and Marguerite Bennett (Batgirl). "When we launched[...]
That originated with X-Men editor Mike Marts who recently quit the publisher and is now EIC of AfterShock Comics, with Mark Paniccia taking over the titles But it would be a rather effective way of getting the X-books away from stories of continuity involving Marvel Studios characters for a while. While Jeff Lemire hasn't written the[...]
Though I'm sure the Morlocks would have preferred Callisto… But from that same source, I was told that this plot was developed by X-Men editor Mike Marts and However, with Mike Marts leaving for new start up comics publisher Aftershock Comics, there may be a change in direction with the new X-Men editor, Mark Paniccia[...]
Recently he has edited titles including Superior Iron Man, Hulk, Ultimate Spider-Man and Fantastic Four. Mike Marts, the previous X-editor, departed to be editor-in-chief of the newly forming Aftershock Comics. How this will affect the X-Men books is, well, something we'll be looking at in an upcoming article. Bleeding Cool understands from connected, but not direct sources, that[...]
This morning Bleeding Cool told you that Mike Marts had quit as X-Men executive editor at Marvel Comics to move to a new publisher, after barely a year in the role. The PR is now out, that he and comics writer and Desperado Publishing head Joe Pruett, the man behind legendary comics anthology Negative Burn are setting up a new[...]
'Twixt Wondercon and Megacon (and MoCCA), with the Marvel writers retreat and DC Comics execs flying in for the final week of the publisher in DC Comics, Mike Marts quit Marvel. Marts is a relatively recent hire, headhunted last year by Marvel from DC where he was the Batman books editor As Executive Editor, he has been[...]
When the Avengers storyline Time Runs Out was pitched to retailers at a private meeting last year, we pointed out that Marvel were teasing a reboot.
Comic book retailers are getting their own special meeting and presentation with the executives of Marvel Comics at New York Comic Con, entitled Meet Marvel Editorial. In what is basically a real life version of The Avengers, teaming up to face the onslaught of enraged retailers are Dan Buckley – President, TV, Publishing & Brand Management, David[...]
Joe Glass liveblogged this panel. The panel included Executive editor Mike Marts, senior editor Nick Lowe, and writers Charles Soule, Gerry Duggan and Mark Waid will be taking us on this tour of the next big storylines in the Marvel Universe, so stay tuned for live updates from the panel. The started by discussing the new Avengers NOW titles, including Thor, Superior Iron Man, All[...]
Ex-Spiderman Editor Steve Wacker Confirmed As Vice President Marvel Animation, And Working On Ultimate Spider-Man
Last year, we ran the story that Spider-Man Executive Editor Steve Wacker was leaving Marvel Comics for Marvel Animation, and his departure was confirmed in Ms Marvel #1. In tomorrow's Superior Spider-Man, according to this image sent over by a friendly retailer, his new job and position, VP at Marvel Animation in Los Angeles, is also[...]