Andy Schmidt

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Andy Schmidt
Born Peter Andrewes Schmidt[1]
Nationality American
Area(s) Writer, Editor
Notable works
Annihilation
Challenger Deep

Peter Andrewes "Andy" Schmidt is a comic book editor and writer. He is best known for his work at Marvel and is now editing and writing at other companies.

Career[edit]

At Marvel Schmidt was an Associate Editor and mainly worked on the "Marvel Heroes" group of titles under Tom Brevoort. In 2006 he oversaw the "Annihilation" storyline, a major event involving a range of Marvel's cosmic characters.[2][3][4][5]

In June 2008 it was announced that Schmidt had left Marvel and went to work for IDW Publishing, editing Star Trek[6] and the revival of G.I. Joe.[7] He has also taken up comic writing, with his first series being Challenger Deep at Boom! Studios,[8] with an announced three-issue comic book adaptation of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan.[9][10]

He owns and teaches at Comics Experience, a school dedicated to teaching comics writers and artists.[11][12]

Bibliography[edit]

Editor[edit]

Writer[edit]

Comics[edit]

Books[edit]

  • The Insider's Guide To Creating Comics And Graphic Novels (176 pages, Impact, February 2009, ISBN 1-60061-022-6)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Q+A with Andy Schmidt: Do something you love, Impact Books, February 9, 2009
  2. ^ The Power Cosmic: Andy Schmidt talks "Annihilation", Comic Book Resources, December 15, 2005
  3. ^ "Annihilation Editor Andy Schmidt: 'War Report'" Archived 2011-05-23 at the Wayback Machine.. Comics Bulletin, June 23, 2006
  4. ^ "Keith Giffen & Andy Schmidt Answer Your "Annihilation" Questions, Part 1". Comic Book Resources. February 20, 2006
  5. ^ "Keith Giffen & Andy Schmidt Answer Your "Annihilation" Questions, Part 2". Comic Book Resources. February 21, 2006 Archived October 7, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Andy Schmidt: IDW's Star Trek Captain Archived December 17, 2008, at the Wayback Machine., Comics Bulletin, December 15, 2008
  7. ^ Schmidt to Oversee G.I. Joe at IDW Publishing, Comic Book Resources, June 4, 2008
  8. ^ Rogers Vaneta (August 20, 2008). "Andy Schmidt on Boom's Challenger Deep". Newsarama.
  9. ^ Lorah, Micahel C. (February 7, 2009). "NYCC '09 - IDW - Dr Who Monthly and More". Newsarama.
  10. ^ Arrant, Chris (May 4, 2009). "Adapting Wrath of Khan - 27 Years Later". Newsarama.
  11. ^ "Andy Schmidt Teaches with Comics Experience". Comic Book Resources. November 16, 2007
  12. ^ Dallas, Keith (November 16, 2007). "A Professional Comics Experience With Andy Schmidt". Comics Bulletin.
  13. ^ Th3rd World's "Creature Feature": Spawn of Cheesy Horror!, Newsarama, August 7, 2008

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