April 5, 1941 |
Brooklyn, New York
|Notable works||Archie Comics Editor-in-Chief|
|Awards||Inkpot Award, 2008|
Victor Gorelick (born April 5, 1941) is an American comic book editor and executive. Currently the Editor-in-Chief of Archie Comics, he has worked for the company for over fifty years in a wide variety of roles.
After studying at the School of Industrial Art (now known as the High School of Art and Design), Gorelick joined Archie Comics as an art assistant, and has served as production coordinator, art director, and now as Archie Comic's Editor-in-Chief. Having done everything from writing to coloring, and everything between, Mr. Gorelick has knowledge of every facet of the editorial process required to create and publish comics.
Mr. Gorelick has worked closely with numerous companies designing various custom comic books. For example, he has overseen collaborations between Archie Comics and Kraft General Foods, Radio Shack, and even the F.B.I. He is a moving force on the Comic Magazine Association of America's Code Authority Guidelines Committee, a member of the Board of Advisors of the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art, and he has taught cartooning as an instructor at Kingsborough Community College in New York City.