His comics bona fides have lengthy since been impeccable—for Marvel, he drew 1991’s record-selling X-Males No. 1, written by Chris Claremont and inked by Scott Williams—and now the great Jim Lee has one other hyperlink in his spectacular chain. He’s simply been promoted to president of DC Comics.
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In line with the Hollywood Reporter, he’s additionally nonetheless the publisher and Chief Creative Officer (CCO) of the Warner Bros. Discovery-owned firm, the place he’s been since 1998. This gig entails heading up the inventive groups, in addition to “the inventive efforts to combine DC’s publishing portfolio of characters and tales throughout all media, supporting the manufacturers and studios of WBD.”
Because the commerce experiences, Lee’s promotion is “seen as a throughline into the Warner Bros. Discovery period and the nascent DC Studios underneath James Gunn and Peter Safran.” In different phrases, he’s a massively revered comics trade veteran, and his continued presence at DC—which is about to enter a daring new period in its pop-culture legacy—ought to solely assist with holding the corporate heading in the right direction.
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