Jim Shooter (Writer / Marvel Editor-In-Chief)
Jim Shooter (Writer / Marvel Editor-In-Chief)

We are thrilled to announce that Jim Shooter has joined #capcitycomiccon as a special guest for #CapCity2019!

Jim 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.

Marvel's Secret Wars - Written by Jim Shooter
Marvel’s Secret Wars – Written by Jim Shooter

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!

Buy your tickets now to see Jim at Capital City Comic Con on September 21st in Lansing, Michigan!