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February 5, 2010 blog, Notes on Editing Comments Off on Graphic Novel Editing
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Growing up, I had a thing for Peter Parker. Not Spiderman, believe it or not; I thought the sweet, bumbling, ultra-smart high schooler was just my type, not the latex-wearing crime fighter. Anyone mocked for being a nerd and a bookworm was…well, someone who reminded me of me to be honest. And basically, my crush on Peter Parker is, in large part, what prompted me to begin working in comics again.

While still working as an agent and editorial director at Baker’s Mark, my fabulous business partner at the time, Bernadette Baker-Baughman, and I bonded over our adolescent love for superheroes and Archie. After realizing our mutual geekdom and taking in the sights and talents at the Stumptown Comics Fest in 2005, we couldn’t resist delving into the category (seriously, folks it’s NOT a genre) with great enthusiasm. And by some serendipitous events, we began working with some of the most talented creators in comics today (Farel Dalrymple, Sonny Liew, Paul Guinan & Anina Bennett, Faith Erin Hicks, and the list goes on and on…).

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