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JONATHAN HICKMAN

Jonathan Hickman

Jonathan Hickman is an American comic book writer and artist. He is known for the Image Comics series The Nightly News and currently writes Secret Warriors and Fantastic Four for Marvel Comics.

Hickman was the runner-up in the first Comic Book Idol and went on to draw and write a number of series.

He is the creator of The Nightly News, published under Image, and has also worked on Marvel's Legion of Monsters, on the story N'Kantu, the Living Mummy: MustDie/EatSoul.

He has also designed covers for Virgin Comics, most significantly Andy Diggle's Guy Ritchie's Gamekeeper and Garth Ennis' Seven Brothers. He also wrote "The Core" for Top Cow's Pilot Season in 2008.

He is currently working on three new projects under Image: Pax Romana, Red Mass for Mars, with Ryan Bodenheim, Transhuman, with J. M. Ringuet and an ongoing series titled Plus.

He is collaborating with Brian Michael Bendis and editor Tom Brevoort on a new Marvel ongoing series, entitled Secret Warriors It follows Nick Fury and a group of superpowered operatives as they undertake espionage operations in the wake of Secret Invasion. Stefano Caselli will be the artist. He will also collaborate with Shuster Award winning artist, Dale Eaglesham on one of Marvel's flagship books, Fantastic Four and with Sean Chen on the limited series Dark Reign: Fantastic Four. He will also be writing another ongoing series for Marvel called S.H.I.E.L.D.

Hickman mentioned at his website, Pronea, that he would write a column for comic book blog and podcast, iFanboy, at some point in the future. This post was reinforced on episode #119 of iFanboy, and again on February 12, 2008 with the launch of their new website. On February 12, 2008 the first edition of Hickman's column, "Concentric Circles" was released.

Hickman's work on Fantastic Four, SHIELD and Secret Warriors has garnered him immense praise and is now considered one of the best and most unique writers in the industry.


XCON WORLD VII
May 16, 17, & 18

Myrtle Beach
Convention Center

2101 North Oak Street
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577


ADMISSION:
3 Day Badge:
$25 per person (at the door)

VIP Package:
$200 per person (at the door)

Kids 12 & Under get in FREE!

***Call for Group Rates***


ORGANIZED BY:
THE PALMETTO ARTS ALLIANCE
807 Main Street
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
(843) 839-4840