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Marvel Unlimited

Digital Comics Reader with Audio & Video
Marvel Unlimited

Marvel Unlimited

Marvel Unlimited is a subscription service that allows users to read thousands of comics online and through dedicated iOS and Android Apps. The digital comics reader within Marvel Unlimited includes complex, animated image transitions capable of supporting Infinite Comics, video, and adaptive audio - a unique audio experience that reacts to the reader's pace.

  • Client: Marvel Comics
  • Role: Product Lead, Creative Director
  • Partner: Chaotic Moon Studios, Firelight Technologies
  • Year: 2014

Infinite Comics

Original, Digital Comics
Infinite Comics

Infinite Comics

Marvel's Infinite Comics are a line of original, digital comics designed for horizontal, on-screen reading. Infinite Comics present screens of content that take advantage of the digital format with techniques that would not be possible in print, like dynamic panel transitions and art that appears sequentially at the prompting of the reader.

  • Client: Marvel Comics
  • Role: Product Lead, Creative Consultant
  • Partner: ComiXology
  • Year: 2013-2014

Zuda Comics

Digital Comics Imprint
Zuda Comics

Zuda Comics

Zuda Comics was an award-winning, critically acclaimed digital publishing imprint under DC Comics.

  • Client: DC Comics
  • Role: Product Lead, Creative Director, Editorial Director
  • Partner: IBM, Motherland
  • Year: 2007 - 2010

Smallville: Justice & Doom

Animated Content Wrap
Smallville

Smallville: Justice & Doom

The Smallville: Justice & Doom series were animated "comic book" content wraps produced for Warner Bros. that aired during Season Six of the Smallville television show. The content wraps were sponsored by Toyota and promoted the Toyota Yaris while tying into several episodes and expanding the backstory of the series.

  • Client: Toyota, Warner Bros.
  • Role: Creative Director, Producer, Editor
  • Partner: Motherland
  • Year: 2007

Rush City

Branded Promotion
Rush City

Rush City

Rush City was a six-issue comic series created by DC Comics in conjunction with the automaker Pontiac to promote their new coupe, the Solstice.

  • Client: DC Comics, Pontiac
  • Role: Creative Director, Editorial Director
  • Partner: Starcom
  • Year: 2006-2007

King James

Branded Promotion
King James

King James

King James was a multifaceted, branded promotion in support of the LeBron James custom PowerAde drink by Coca-Cola. The campaign included a six-issue comic series, animated webcomics, point-of-purchase displays, bottle packaging, posters, and event graphics (including a custom designed car) for a NASCAR promotional tie-in.

  • Client: DC Comics, LeBron James, Coca-Cola, PowerAde, NASCAR
  • Role: Creative Director, Editorial Director, Co-writer
  • Partner: MaxMedia
  • Year: 2004-2006

DC Adventures

Activity Book
Adventures With The DC Super Heroes

Adventures With The DC Super Heroes

Adventures With The DC Super Heroes was a children's magazine sponsored by The National Fluid Milk Processor Board that used comics, puzzles, activities, interviews, and recipes to promote a healthy eating and an active lifestyle.

  • Client: DC Comics, National Milk Fluid Processor Board
  • Role: Creative Director, Editor, Game Designer
  • Year: 2000

OverPower

Collectible Card Game
OverPower

OverPower

OverPower was a collectible card game produced by Fleer and Marvel Comics encompassing characters from across the Marvel, DC Comics, and Image Comics universes.

  • Client: Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Image Comics
  • Role: Creative Director, Game Designer, Artist
  • Year: 1995-1999

About Me

In the course of my career I've been a writer, artist, editor, strategist, creative director, talent scout, product developer, game designer, and mentor. I've been fortunate enough to have spent years in the comic book publishing industry, focusing on comics, graphic fiction, digital media, and how people interact with stories, characters and ideas.

I'm currently the Creative Director of Amazon Publishing helping to craft new and better ways to connect authors and readers. I'm also on the Editorial Advisory board for The Comics Grid, an open access, peer reviewed academic journal for comics scholarship, the co-founder of Comic Book Think Tank, a creative forum for experimentation with digital storytelling, and the founder of Union Combine, a digital publishing imprint specializing in free genre fiction.

When not flying back and forth between New York and Seattle, I build massive LEGO constructs with my son, rage at politics, root for the Eagles, tweet with intent, and try to remain zen.

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