Joey Cavalieri

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Joey Cavalieri
Born Joey Cavalieri
Nationality American
Area(s) Writer
Notable works
Black Cat
Huntress
Super Powers

Joey Cavalieri is a writer who has also served as an editor in the comic book field.

Career[edit]

His writing credits for DC Comics include the Green Arrow back-up feature in Detective Comics;[1][2] both the pre-Crisis version of the Huntress in a back-up feature in Wonder Woman and the post-Crisis version of the character in an ongoing series;[3] Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew! and its spinoff The Oz-Wonderland War; The Flash; and World's Finest Comics.[4] He first joined DC full-time in 1982 after working three years as a freelancer. He scripted the Super Powers limited series in 1984 which tied-in with the Kenner Products toyline of the same name.[5] Cavalieri and artist Jerome K. Moore introduced a new costume for the Black Canary character in Detective Comics #554 (Sept. 1985).[6] In 1985, Cavalieri was one of the contributing writers for the company's 50th anniversary publication Fifty Who Made DC Great.[7] He was group editor of the Marvel 2099 series from 1992 until 1996 before returning to DC.[8] The first Black Cat limited series was co-written by Cavalieri and Terry Kavanagh in 1994.[9]

He has been recognized for his work with nominations for the Comics Buyer's Guide Fan Award for Favorite Editor every year from 1997 through 2000, and again from 2002 to 2004. In 2005, DC promoted him to Senior Editor.

He also teaches cartooning classes at the School of Visual Arts.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Manning, Matthew K.; Dolan, Hannah, ed. (2010). "1980s". DC Comics Year By Year A Visual Chronicle. Dorling Kindersley. p. 199. ISBN 978-0-7566-6742-9. "Green Arrow netted the coveted position as back-up story to the Dark Knight's adventures in Detective Comics. Written by Joey Cavalieri, with art by Trevor Von Eeden, the new feature saw Star City's renowned archer renew his war on crime." 
  2. ^ Kingman, Jim (May 2013). "The Ballad of Ollie and Dinah". Back Issue (TwoMorrows Publishing) (64): 10–21. 
  3. ^ Manning "1980s" in Dolan, p. 239: "Written by Joey Cavalieri, with art by Joe Staton, The Huntress ran for only nineteen issues before being canceled."
  4. ^ Joey Cavalieri's writing credits at the Grand Comics Database
  5. ^ Manning "1980s" in Dolan, p. 208: In association with the toy company Kenner, DC released a line of toys called Super Powers...DC soon debuted a five-issue Super Powers miniseries plotted by comic book legend Jack 'King' Kirby, scripted by Joey Cavalieri, and with pencils by Adrian Gonzales.
  6. ^ Manning "1980s" in Dolan, p. 214: "Written by Joey Cavalieri and drawn by Jerome K. Moore, Canary's new costume ditched her trademark fishnets in favor of black spiky shoulders and a matching headband."
  7. ^ Marx, Barry, Cavalieri, Joey and Hill, Thomas (w), Petruccio, Steven (a), Marx, Barry (ed). Fifty Who Made DC Great (1985), DC Comics
  8. ^ Joey Cavalieri's editing credits at the Grand Comics Database
  9. ^ Cowsill, Alan; Gilbert, Laura, ed. (2012). "1990s". Spider-Man Chronicle Celebrating 50 Years of Web-Slinging. Dorling Kindersley. p. 212. ISBN 978-0756692360. "Writers Joey Cavalieri and Terry Kavanagh and artist Andrew Wildman were at the helm for the Black Cat's first four-issue miniseries." 
  10. ^ "Joey Cavalieri". School of Visual Arts. 2012. Archived from the original on October 23, 2012. Retrieved April 18, 2009. 

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Preceded by
Kurt Busiek
Justice League of America writer
1984
Succeeded by
Gerry Conway
Preceded by
Kurt Busiek
World's Finest Comics writer
1984-1986
Succeeded by
n/a
Preceded by
Bob Harras
The Avengers writer
1994
Succeeded by
Bob Harras
Preceded by
K. C. Carlson
Action Comics editor
1996-1999
Succeeded by
Eddie Berganza
Preceded by
K. C. Carlson
The Adventures of Superman editor
1996-1999
Succeeded by
Eddie Berganza
Preceded by
K. C. Carlson
Superman vol. 2 editor
1996-1999
Succeeded by
Eddie Berganza
Preceded by
K. C. Carlson
Superman: The Man of Steel editor
1996-1999
Succeeded by
Eddie Berganza