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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 …

Steve Wacker Confirmed Departing From Marvel Comics, Nick Lowe Gets Senior Editor Spider-Man Gig

A friendly retailer passes the following from tomorrow’s Ms Marvel #1. We ran the news that Stephen Wacker, senior Editor on the Spider-Man titles, was off west to Marvel Animation late last year. Well, it seems that it’s finally happened. …

Comics Industry Responds To… Steve Wacker Moving West

It hasn’t been officially announced. In fact, right now, Bleeding Cool has been the only one announcing it. But Steve Wacker, senior editor on the Spider-Man line at Marvel is moving to Marvel Animation. Before we ran a piece, Arune …

Spider-Man’s Steve Wacker To Move West To Marvel Animation

Bleeding Cool understands that it has been announced, internally at Marvel, that senior editor Steve Wacker will be leaving the comics offices for California, to take a position with Marvel Animation. Headhunted by Marvel from DC Comics, where he edited …

A Retailer, A Writer And An Editor Walk Into An Internet Message Board

The Bleeding Cool forums. Famed as a den of iniquity the internet over. But among the flamewars, insults and general baiting, there is also high drama. I’m talking about the love that dare not speak its name between Marvel Senior …

The Shel Dorf Awards Winners This Year Shift Toward The Creator-Owned – The Complete List

The Shel Dorf Awards were bestowed on October 25th at Detroit’s Fanfare Convention, and the big news was that Diamond founder Steve Geppi received the Shel Dorf Legacy Award. The other winners included a few surprises, but seeing so much …

Superior Spider-Man and Friends…Or Is It Amazing? Panel at New York Comic Con

Steve Wacker announced the panel as “Amazing Spider-Man”, puzzling fans a little. Surely Superior is Superior? Senior Editor Steve Wacker introduced the “players” on the panel, including Dan Slott, “the man who killed Peter Parker”, Nick Spencer (writer on the …

When Steve Wacker Punched Himself In The Face

A nice collection of tweets by Steve Wacker, now preserved in their entirety to inspire (or dissuade) future comic book editors… Okay…here we go…”How To Be an Editor” by Stephen Byron Whaquer — Stephen Wacker (@StephenWacker) February 24, 2013   1-Ask …

Gender Through Comic Books – And Free Access To Comic Creators

University tutor and doctroral candidate Christy Blanch is launching a new course, Gender Through Comic Books, available free to everyone online. A bit like the Open University, but for comics. And with speakers such as Brian K. Vaughan, Mark Waid, …

That Superior Spider-Man #1 Letters Page

Shot on my iPad before this happened…. the letters page of Superior Spider-Man #1. Spoilers obviously.

Amazing Spider-Man 700 Day – Wednesday Trending Topics

The world found out about the end of Amazing Spider-Man with Amazing Spider-Man 700 today, an event that seemed undiminished by the leaked spoilers of the past few weeks.  The comic book industry gets better and better at making mainstream news, …

AVX: Versus #1 Cover Contains No Homo-Erotic Subtext Whatsoever

We’ve taken Steven Wacker‘s criticism to heart. Bleeding Cool had previously presented a series of Avengers Vs X-Men in a fashion that might suggest the principal male protagonists/antagonists were engaged in a courtship ritual in some cases, in actual on-cover …

Swipe File: The Omega Effect And South Park

Steve Wacker recently tweetd a number of covers for The Omega Effect crossover with Spider-Man, Punisher and Daredevil. Let’s have a closer look at that logo. Isn’t that Kenny?   Oh my god, they killed Frank Castle’s family! You bastards! …

Saturday Trending Topics: The Amazing Sales Of JMS

This is one of those things that is just begging for more data and better visualization.  Go back a bunch more years, make it more complete, add in graphs that track how month-to-month total industry volume changes as well.  There’s …

Fanboy Rampage: JMS Vs Steve Wacker (UPDATE – Now With Added Waid And Slott)

Joe Michael Straczynski posted on an open Facebook page, a link to the image above with the words Sales on The Amazing Spider-Man since my departure. Just sayin’ Steve Wacker, current editor of the Spider-Man comics replied; An excellent post, …

Thinking Only Of Thought Bubble

Gary Erskine has his kilt packed. Steve Wacker, despite the efforts of a driver who got lost, managed to get to the airport before his flight took off.  Kieron Gillen has his DJ set all worked out. And Gail Simone …