04.Jan.2016 My 2015
Yesterday, I was rear ended by a guy who doesn’t know how to drive in the snow. This morning, I woke up sick. So… 2016 is off to a weird start, but hey, 2015 was a great year!
Last year, I…
-Completed a year of successfully being married to the greatest woman ever!
-Bought a house!
-Got promoted to editor at Dark Horse Comics.
-Won a fourth Harvey Award for Best Anthology for my work on Dark Horse Presents!
-Won a third Diamond Gem Award for Best Anthology for my work on Dark Horse Presents!
-Edited a ton of great books and comics! Including…
-A brief stint editing the Buffy books and Serenity.
-Brought Guillermo del Toro’s The Strain, a five year, 32-issue series that I began on as an assistant editor to its planned conclusion.
-Championed a ton of great creator-owned comics, three of which received some serious year-end accolades…
- Nanjing: The Burning City (here and here)
Zodiac Starforce (here and here and here)
ApocalyptiGirl: An Aria for the End Times (here and here)
-Brought Swedish cartoonist Kim W. Andersson’s work to the US!
-Wrapped the 24-issue run of Captain Midnight with ZERO delays!
-Left Dark Horse to be the new senior editor at Stela Comics! And kicked off 25 kick ass creator-owned comics you will LOVE in 2016!
New York City (Twice!)
San Diego, CA
Dublin and San Francisco, CA
-Led my first “Breaking In To Comics” panel at Comics Experience in Birmingham, England.
-Attended three beautiful weddings.
-Ran over 125 miles!
-Read 75 books and graphic novels.
-Went on two backpacking trips: Mirror Lake in Oregon and Goat Rocks in Washington.
-Attended my second Music Fest Northwest.
-Went backstage at Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con for the Joss Whedon panel.
-Raised over $1,000 for Movember to, for the sixth time, enter the Platinum Club.
-Crested the $100,000 fundraising mark with the Ministry of Mustache Growth & Management team and network I kicked off seven years ago.