Shaun Simon is the former keyboardist for the New Jersey band Pencey Prep, which he founded with Frank Iero and John McGuire. Following the band's break-up in 2002, he accompanied Way's band My Chemical Romance on tour. It was while on tour that many of the ideas for Killjoys comic book took shape. At the 2012 New York Comic Con, it was announced that a first look at the series would be released on 2013's Free Comic Book Day. The series will be drawn by artist Becky Cloonan and edited by Sierra Hahn.
Simon has also worked outside the comics medium and was the winner of the Predators and Editors readers poll for his flash fiction story "Snowman".
- Wolk, Douglas (July 27, 2009). "Gerard Way Talks New Comic 'Fabulous Killjoys,' Next My Chemical Romance Album". Rolling Stone.
- "My Chemical Romance Gerard Way Talk Comic Con 2012 Announcement For Killjoys". Artisan News Service/YouTube. October 15, 2012. Retrieved 19 October 2012.
- Simon, Shaun (May 28, 2010). "SNOWMAN". Every Day Fiction.
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