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Erica Schultz is an American comic book writer, letterer, and editor. She is best known for writing the 2018 Daredevil Annual for comic book publisher Marvel[1], multiple issues for Dynamite Entertainment on the respective Charmed[2] and Xena[3] series, participation in DC Comics' first Writers Workshop,[4] and her creator-owned crime series, M3.[5]

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CareerEdit

Schultz worked as an art director at an advertising agency in New York City. She also worked at Neal Adams' Continuity Studios, doing art work and design work, including inking and coloring on books such as Batman: Odyssey, The First X-Men, and Blood.[6] Additionally, Schultz was an animator on Marvel's Astonishing X-Men motion comic.[7]

In 2010/2011, Schultz co-created the Vices Press crime series M3, with Vicente Alcázar.[8] It won the 2012 award for Best Comic Book at the Burbank International Film Festival.[9]

In 2014, Schultz scripted Revenge: The Secret Origin of Emily Thorne, Marvel's Original Graphic Novel based on ABC's Revenge, in collaboration with TV series writer Ted Sullivan.[10][11][12][13]

In 2015, Schultz was chosen by Gail Simone as one of the many female writers to be involved with Dynamite Entertainment's Swords of Sorrow crossover series.[14] Schultz wrote the Swords of Sorrow: Black Sparrow & Lady Zorro One-Shot and also co-wrote the Swords of Sorrow: Masquerade & Kato One-Shot with G. Willow Wilson.[15][16][17] Schultz also wrote a story titled "Pop Goes the World" for the Vertigo Comics anthology Vertigo Quarterly: SFX #1.[18]

In 2016, Schultz participated in the first DC Writers Workshop class taught by Scott Snyder.[19] She was also published in DC Comics' New Talent Showcase #1 for her Hawkgirl story with artist Sonny Liew.[20][21]

In December 2016, Dynamite Entertainment announced Schultz, along with artist Maria Sanapo, would be relaunching the Charmed [22] comic book series, based on the television show that ran from 1998 to 2006.

In addition to the release of Schultz's Charmed: A Thousand Deaths in 2017, she was also announced as editor of Tee Franklin's Bingo Love graphic novel [23] published by Image Comics [24] and as a contributing writer to Space Between Entertainment's Destiny, NY Volume 2. [25]

In March 2018, Schultz was announced as a contributor to Image Comics' Where We Live Las Vegas Shooting Benefit Anthology[26], and in April, Action Lab Comics announced that Schultz's Twelve Devils Dancing comic series with artist Dave Acosta would premiere under their Action Lab/Danger Zone imprint[27]. In May 2018, Schultz was announced as the new writer for Dynamite Entertainment's Xena: Warrior Princess beginning with issue #6[28] and as the writer for Marvel's 2018 Daredevil Annual.[29]

Schultz has also served as a letterer on multiple comic books, including Neal Adams' "Batman Zombie" in DC's Batman: Black and White #1,[30] Alan Moore's "Big Nemo" and Garth Ennis' "Red Horse" for Electricomics, [31] and she lettered the entire Swords of Sorrow series. Schultz lettered Dynamite's Red Sonja, Dejah Thoris, and Vampirella titles in 2016.[32]

BibliographyEdit

  • M3 (Vices Press, 2011) (#1-#12)
  • Odyssey Presents: Valkyrie vs. Venus #1 (TidalWave Productions, 2012)
  • Revenge: The Secret Origin of Emily Thorne (Marvel, 2014)
  • The Unauthorized Biography of Winston Churchill: A Documentary (Vices Press, 2014)
  • Rise #2 "Brothers In Arms" (Northwest Press, 2015)
  • Vertigo Quarterly: SFX #1 "Pop Goes The World" (Vertigo/DC, 2015)
  • Swords of Sorrow: Masquerade & Kato (Dynamite Entertainment, 2015) (co-writer)
  • Swords of Sorrow: Black Sparrow & Lady Zorro (Dynamite Entertainment, 2015)
  • Cheese: A Love Story (Vices Press, 2015)
  • The 27 Club: A Comics Anthology (Action Lab Entertainment, 2015)
  • Swords of Sorrow: The Complete Saga TPB (Dynamite Entertainment, 2016)
  • New Talent Showcase #1 (DC, 2016)
  • Charmed: A Thousand Deaths (#1-#5 & TPB) (Dynamite Entertainment, 2017)
  • Where We Live: A Benefit for the Survivors in Las Vegas "Daddy's Little Girl" (2018)
  • Twelve Devils Dancing (#1-#6) (Action Lab Danger Zone, 2018)
  • Xena: Warrior Princess Vol. 2 (Dynamite Entertainment, 2018)
  • Daredevil Annual (Marvel, 2018)
  • Twelve Devils Dancing TPB (Action Lab Danger Zone, 2019)
  • Marvel Universe: Time and Again TPB (Marvel, 2019)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Daredevil Annual #1 review: Misty Knight and Daredevil team up (in the past)". Bam Smack Pow.
  2. ^ "Getting Charmed By Erica Schultz". Bleeding Cool.
  3. ^ "Infinite Earths: Review: Dynamite - Xena #6". Infinite Earths.
  4. ^ "DC Writers Workshop Alumni Class of 2016". DC Comics Talent Development Workshop. Archived from the original on 2016-09-24.
  5. ^ Jessica Greenlee (June 6, 2015). "M3: Volume 2 by Erica Schultz Coming in June". FanGirlNation.
  6. ^ Janelle Asselin (July 16, 2014). "HIRE THIS WOMAN: WRITER ERICA SCHULTZ". Comics Alliance. Archived from the original on July 10, 2015.
  7. ^ Lucas Siegel (July 27, 2014). "SDCC 2014: Women of Marvel Panel". Newsarama.
  8. ^ Frank Mula (February 26, 2015). "Interview with M3 Team Erica Schultz and Vicente Alcazar". Comic Crusaders.
  9. ^ "2012 Award Winner". Burbank International Film Festival. Archived from the original on June 1, 2014.
  10. ^ "Discover Secrets in the Revenge Original Graphic Novel - News". Marvel.com.
  11. ^ Graeme McMillan (February 18, 2014). "Marvel to Publish Graphic Novel Based on ABC's 'Revenge'". The Hollywood Reporter.
  12. ^ Jason Leung (June 25, 2014). "Marvel Comics First Look: "The Secret Origin of Emily Thorne"". ABC. Archived from the original on November 6, 2014.
  13. ^ Brian Truitt (February 18, 2014). "ABC's 'Revenge' soap opera spills into graphic novel". USA Today.
  14. ^ "Dynamite Announces Swords of Sorrow Event Crossover". Newsarama. February 17, 2015.
  15. ^ Dan Wickline (April 22, 2015). "Swords of Sorrow Expands With Leah Moore, Erica Schultz And Marguerite Bennett". Bleeding Cool.
  16. ^ Dan Wickline (February 26, 2015). "Erica Schultz Talks Swords of Sorrow: Masquerade / Kato". Bleeding Cool.
  17. ^ Jessica Boyd (April 20, 2015). "Interview: Swinging the Swords of Sorrow with Erica Schultz". Comicosity.
  18. ^ Tim Beedle (April 28, 2015). "Pop Art: A Look at Vertigo Quarterly: SFX #1". Vertigo Comics.
  19. ^ "DC Writers Workshop Alumni Class of 2016". DC Comics Talent Development Workshop Alumni.
  20. ^ "New Talent Showcase #1". DC Comics.
  21. ^ "7 Reasons We Need More HAWKGIRL by Erica Schultz and Sonny Liew". Comicosity.
  22. ^ "Dynamite Launches A New Charmed Comic With Erica Schultz And Maria Sanapo". Bleeding Cool.
  23. ^ "Interview: Tee Franklin Honors the Stories of Queer, Black, Older Women in Her Graphic Novel, Bingo Love". Themarysue.com.
  24. ^ "NYCC ANNOUNCEMENT: IMAGE COMICS TO PUBLISH BINGO LOVE". Image Comics.
  25. ^ "DESTINY, NY VOLUME 2 ARRIVES IN SEPTEMBER WITH NEW CREATORS ATTACHED". Geekery Magazine.
  26. ^ "Image's Where We Live Benefit Anthology Contributors Announced". Previews World.
  27. ^ "Action Lab Entertainment Launch Early Readers Line at Diamond Retailer Summit 2018". Bleeding Cool.
  28. ^ "Xena Vol. 2 #6". Dynamite.
  29. ^ "Marvel Comics AUGUST 2018 Solicitations". Newsarama.
  30. ^ "Review: Batman: Black and White #1". Comic Book Resources.
  31. ^ "Alan Moore Endorses Different Types Of Storytelling Over Enhancement". Bleeding Cool. September 7, 2015.
  32. ^ "Erica Schultz talks Comics, Collabs, and Con Craziness - Taking Comics". talkingcomicbooks.com.

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