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Joe Keatinge is an American comic book writer and editor, best known for his writing work with Marvel Comics, Image Comics and as the co-editor of Popgun with Mark Andrew Smith.

Joe Keatinge
Born (1982-06-11) June 11, 1982 (age 37)
Santa Monica, California
Notable works
Awards2008 Harvey Award for Best Anthology
2010 Eisner Award for Best Anthology

Early lifeEdit

Joe Keatinge was born on June 11, 1982 in Santa Monica, California. He attended school in Portland, Oregon.[citation needed]


After finishing school, Keatinge left for San Francisco, California to pursue a career in comics, eventually working with Savage Dragon creator Erik Larsen, leading to his hiring at Image Comics shortly after Larsen became Publisher.[citation needed]

Keatinge's career at Image spanned various positions including Public Relations and Marketing, as well as Sales and Licensing.[citation needed]

He has contributed to anthology titles such as Negative Burn with artist Evan Bryce and Fantastic Comics #24 with artists Michael Allred and Laura Allred, which was part of The Next Issue Project. In 2018, Keatinge collaborated with artist Bret Blevins on the Stellar limited series published by Image Comics.[1]

He is most well known for his work on the anthology, PopGun with co-editor Mark Andrew Smith.


  • 2008 Harvey Award for Best Anthology (for PopGun Volume 1, with Mark Andrew Smith; Image Comics)[2]
  • 2010 Eisner Award for Best Anthology (for Popgun Volume 3, with Mark Andrew Smith and D. J. Kirkbride; Image Comics)[3]


  • 2009 Harvey Award for Best Anthology for PopGun Volume 2[4]


As a writerEdit

  • Ant #8: "Moving On: Part Four" (with Mario Gully, 2006)
  • The CBLDF Presents Liberty Annual 2012: "Lumière" (with Chynna Clugston-Flores, 2012)
  • Negative Burn #6: "Me, Myself, and Time" (with Evan Bryce, 2006)
  • Next Issue Project:
  • PopGun Volume 1: "Afterword: Graphic Music" (with Val Nunez, 2007)
  • Savage Dragon #171: "Twisted Savage Dragon Funnies: Finale" (with Erik Larsen, Simon Fraser, Tim Hamilton, George O'Connor, Mike Cavallaro and Joe Infurnari, 2011) collected in Twisted Savage Dragon Funnies (tpb, 128 pages, 2011, ISBN 1-60706-402-2)
  • Glory #23-#34 (with Sophie Campbell, Extreme Studios, 2012-2013)
  • Hell Yeah #1-ongoing (with Andre Szymanowicz, 2012-...)
  • SHUTTER #1-ongoing (with Leila del Duca, 2014-...)

As an editorEdit

As a coloristEdit

As an artistEdit


  1. ^ Pitts, Lan (May 29, 2018). "Bret Blevins Returns To Co-Pilot Image's Stellar With Joe Keatinge". Newsarama. Archived from the original on June 15, 2018. Stellar by Blevins and writer Joe Keatinge reboots the 2010 Top Cow Pilot Season it expands from a one-shot to (hopefully) an ongoing series. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "2008 Harvey Awards" Archived 2013-11-08 at the Wayback Machine. The Harvey Awards. Retrieved November 16, 2012.
  3. ^ "Complete List ofEisner Award Winners" Archived 2011-04-27 at the Wayback Machine. Comic-Con International. Retrieved November 16, 2012.
  4. ^ "2009 Harvey Awards" Archived 2013-11-08 at the Wayback Machine. The Harvey Awards. Retrieved November 16, 2012.

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