Jimenez, King, Quinones, and Wolfman Added to WonderCon Guests
Phil Jimenez, Tom King, Joe Quinones, and Marv Wolfman join 16 previously announced WonderCon guests.
Phil Jimenez is an Eisner, Inkpot, Diamond, and Wizard award–winning writer and artist who has worked for DC, Marvel, and a host of other comic book companies for nearly 30 years. He is best known for his work on Tempest, The Invisibles, JLA/Titans, New-X-Men, Wonder Woman, Infinite Crisis, Amazing Spider-Man, Otherworld, Superwoman, and the Eisner Award–winning WonderWoman: Historia. Jimenez has also worked in film, television, animation, traditional print media, and packaging design; has lectured at universities, museums, and the Library of Congress on identity and diversity in entertainment; and is considered one of the most prominent out gay creators in mainstream comics.
Eisner Award–winning writer Tom King had an extensive run on Batman, giving us a story to truly remember. His other credits include Batman/Catwoman, Grayson, Heroes in Crisis, Mister Miracle, The Omega Men, Rorschach, Strange Adventures, and The Sheriff of Babylon for DC and The Vision for Marvel. His most recent projects have included Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow, and Human Target. Filmmaker James Gunn has announced that King is one the architects of the new DC Universe media franchise of feature films and other media.
Joe Quinones is an American comic book artist and illustrator. Known for his expressive faces and fluid linework, Joe has worked on several high-profile books over the last 15 years, including Dial H for Hero, Howard the Duck, America, Spider-Man and more. Most recently, Joe helped usher in the return of Tim Burton’s Batman, realizing a comic book sequel to his two films, titled Batman ’89. Joe illustrated and helped conceive of the book alongside the film’s original screenwriter, Sam Hamm.
Marv Wolfman is a multi-award-winning writer of comic books, animation, videogames, theme park shows and rides, children’s books, novels, television, internet animation, and much more. He has also created more characters that have gone on to TV, toys, games and film than anyone since Stan Lee. Among Marv’s creations are Blade, Black Cat, Bullseye, Nova, Nightwing, Starfire, Raven, Cyborg, Deathstroke, and dozens of others. The New Teen Titans, written by Marv and drawn by George Pérez, was DC’s bestselling comic for more than a decade, and the miniseries Crisis on Infinite Earths revamped the entire DC Comics line and created the concept of company-wide crossovers. Marv was also editor-in-chief of Marvel, senior editor at DC Comics, and founding editor of Disney Adventures magazine.