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Jonathan Hickman (Comic Book Contributor)

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Jonathan Hickman is an American comic book writer and artist. He is known for the Image Comics series The Nightly News and Fantastic Four, FF, and S.H.I.E.L.D for Marvel Comics. It was announced that in fall of 2012, Hickman would end his run on the Fantastic Four titles to write "Avengers" and "New Avengers", as part the "Marvel NOW" relaunch.

Career

He is the creator of The Nightly News, published under Image, and has also worked on Marvel's Legion of Monsters, on the story N'Kantu, the Living Mummy: MustDie/EatSoul.

He has also designed covers for Virgin Comics, most significantly Andy Diggle's Guy Ritchie's Gamekeeper and Garth Ennis' Seven Brothers. He also wrote "The Core" for Top Cow's Pilot Season in 2008.

He has created other series under Image: Pax Romana, Red Mass for Mars, with Ryan Bodenheim, Transhuman, with J. M. Ringuet, The Red Wing, and an ongoing series titled Plus.

He has collaborated with Brian Michael Bendis and editor Tom Brevoort on the past Marvel ongoing series, entitled Secret Warriors. It follows Nick Fury and a group of superpowered operatives as they undertake espionage operations in the wake of Secret Invasion. Stefano Caselli will be the artist; and also collaborated with artists Dale Eaglesham and Steve Epting on Fantastic Four and with Sean Chen on the limited series Dark Reign: Fantastic Four. He has also written the S.H.I.E.L.D. limited series for Marvel.

Hickman mentioned at his website, Pronea, that he would write a column for comic book blog and podcast, iFanboy, at some point in the future. This post was reinforced on episode #119 of iFanboy, and again on February 12, 2008 with the launch of their new website. On February 12, 2008 the first edition of Hickman's column, "Concentric Circles" was released.

Awards

2008: Nominated for "Best Limited Series" Eisner Award (for Nightly News).
2011: Nominated for "Best Continuing or Limited Series" Harvey Award (for Fantastic Four)
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