Jim Shooter Information


Jim Shooter

Jim Shooter

Comic Writer / Editor
USA

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Biography:
Jim Shooter started writing Superman and other titles for DC Comics at
the age of 13 in 1965. He worked his way through high school writing
stories, laying out pages and designing covers.

He was hired by Marvel Comics in 1976 as associate editor and in 1978
became Editor in Chief. He introduced benefits, royalties and other
incentives for creators that attracted a legion of phenomenal talents
who., under his oversight, authored a decade of brilliant creativity
and unparalleled success. Jim wrote several notable series including
the Avengers and Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars. He also headed up
the creative teams that developed G.I. Joe and Transformers.

Jim went on to found Voyager Communications in 1989, where he was the
CEO and President. He also served as Editor in Chief, principal
creator, head writer and occasional artist for the highly acclaimed
comics published under the VALIANT imprint, which included Magnus
Robot Fighter, Solar Man of the Atom, Harbinger, X-O Manowar, UNITY
and more.

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