The Info List - Bob Schreck

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Bob Schreck
Bob Schreck
(born February 2, 1955)[1] is an American comic book writer and editor. A co-founder of Oni Press, Schreck worked for long stretches at both Dark Horse Comics
Dark Horse Comics
and DC Comics. He is currently editor-in-chief of Legendary Comics.


1 Career 2 Personal life 3 Awards 4 Notes 5 External links


Schreck, second from left, at the Legendary Comics panel at the 2012 New York Comic Con. Sharing the stage with him from left to right: emcee Chris Hardwick, Matt Wagner, Guillermo del Toro
Guillermo del Toro
and Travis Beacham.

One of Shreck's earliest jobs in comics was working with Creation Entertainment in the early 1980s on their Creation conventions.[2] For much of the 1980s he served as administrative director at Comico Comics.[3] For much of the 1990s Schreck was an editor at Dark Horse Comics, where he was in charge of (among other titles) Dark Horse Presents. He left Dark Horse in 1997 and shortly thereafter[4] co-founded Oni Press with Joe Nozemack. Oni's goal was publishing comics and graphic novels the founders would want to read. Unsatisfied with the material that was dominating the industry, they believed firmly that sequential art could be used to tell virtually any story. Leaving Oni in 1999, Schreck went to work as an editor at DC Comics, where he worked on the Batman
titles and the All Star imprint. He was laid off in January 2009.[5] After leaving DC, Schreck joined IDW Publishing
IDW Publishing
as a senior editor, where he also wrote the comic book series Jurassic Park: Redemption.[6] In 2011, he was named editor-in-chief of Legendary Comics, the new graphic novel venture from Legendary Pictures.[7] Personal life[edit] Schreck grew up in Levittown, Long Island, New York. Shreck was married for a short period to Diana Schutz, whom he met in the early 1980s while he was with Creation Entertainment.[2] He is openly bisexual.[4][8]


1990: Won Inkpot Award 1995:

Won "Best Anthology" Harvey Award for Dark Horse Presents Nominated for "Best Editor" Eisner Award, for Madman, Dark Horse Presents, Rascals in Paradise[9] Nominated for "Best Anthology" Eisner Award, for Dark Horse Presents[9]

1997: Won "Best Anthology" Harvey Award for Dark Horse Presents 1998: Won "Best Anthology" Harvey Award for Dark Horse Presents 1999:

Won "Best Anthology" Harvey Award for Oni Double Feature Nominated for "Best Anthology" Eisner Award, for Oni Double Feature[10]

2002: Nominated for "Favorite Editor" Eisner Award, for Batman
and Green Arrow


^ Miller, John Jackson (June 10, 2005). "Comics Industry Birthdays". Comics Buyer's Guide. Archived from the original on October 30, 2010.  ^ a b Thomas, Michael "Reining in a Dark Horse: An Interview with Diana Schutz", Comic Book Resources, December 20, 2001. Accessed March 17, 2008 ^ Bob Schreck
Bob Schreck
& Travis Langley (2012, March 17). Focus on Bob Schreck. Panel presented at the Comics Arts Conference, WonderCon. Anaheim, California. ^ a b Thomas, Michael. "The Editor's Editor: The Sub-Genius of Bob (Schreck)". Comic Book Resources. March 15, 2002 ^ DC Comics
DC Comics
Lays Off Editor Bob Schreck, Comic Book Resources. January 23, 2009. ^ "Jurassic Park Story Continues in Print Form from IDW".  ^ ""Batman" producer gets into comic books business". Yahoo News!. Retrieved 2010-11-04.  ^ Schreck profile Archived July 27, 2011, at the Wayback Machine., Prism Comics
Prism Comics
(April 10, 2008). ^ a b 1995 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Nominees and Winners ^ 1999 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Nominees Winners

External links[edit]

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Bob Schreck
at the Comic Book DB Official website

Preceded by Denny O'Neil Batman
Group Editor 2000–2006 Succeeded by Peter Tomasi

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 162566436 LCCN: no2011020206 ISNI: 0000 0001 1174 640


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