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DC Extends An Offer To Jonathan Hickman

Written by Tim Midura on Thursday, November 09 2017 and posted in News with Benefits

DC Extends An Offer To Jonathan Hickman

All he has to do to get the job is kiss Geoff Johns' rings.


Source: Bleeding Cool

Article image credit: Mike Firth/The Comic Archive

DC's latest goal to climb back up the sales charts is to poach Marvel's talent, which starts after their acquisition of Brian Michael Bendis. In August, DC co-publisher Jim Lee tweeted a picture of lunch between himself and Jonathan Hickman. Now, it seems that DC has made Hickman an offer, asking Hickman to make multiple pitches.

Hickman has been a major player at Marvel from 2009-2015, setting the table for Secret Wars. He tweeted out a picture from Dead Poet's Society, where the students express loyalty to their teacher, which could parallel Bendis' move to DC.

Aside from his long-run at Marvel, Hickman has been constantly busy with creator-owned work at Image on titles including The Manhattan ProjectsEast of West, and The Black Monday Murders.





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