Scott Allie

Scott Allie is an American comics writer and editor, best known as an editor and executive at Dark Horse Comics from 1994 to 2017.

Scott Allie
Scott Allie 9 Mar 2013 version.jpg
Allie in May 2012
Area(s)Writer, Editor
Notable works
Hellboy
Conan
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Serenity

Early lifeEdit

Allie grew up in Massachusetts.[1]

CareerEdit

Allie joined Dark Horse Comics as an editor in 1994. He was promoted to editor-in-chief in October 2012, and named executive senior editor in September 2015.[2][3]

As a writer, Allie wrote the four-issue miniseries The Devil's Footprints in 2003. In 2008, he started writing the miniseries Solomon Kane,[4] the first two story arcs of which were expansions of the Robert E. Howard stories "The Castle of the Devil" and "Death's Black Riders."[5] In 2012, he wrote stories for BPRD, on which he collaborated with Mike Mignola, and began writing stories for Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 9.[6]

In 2013, Allie became the lead writer of the ongoing series Abe Sapien with Mike Mignola.[7]

In September 2017, he announced that he would leave the company to continue his career in comics as a freelance editor and writer.[8] He wrote BPRD: The Devil You Know with Mike Mignola.[9]

AccoladesEdit

In 2012, Allie was named Editor Guest of Honor at the 2012 World Horror Convention.[citation needed]

Personal lifeEdit

As of at least mid-2020, Allie lives with his wife and children in Portland, Oregon.[1]

In October 2015, Allie was accused of groping and biting one individual and engaging in other questionable behavior at the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con International convention in San Diego.[10] Allie subsequently issued a statement apologizing for unspecified behavior there and saying he was "completely embarrassed by my actions and how my behavior reflects on Dark Horse Comics."[11] Dark Horse publisher Mike Richardson issued a statement saying he and Dark Horse took the reported incidents "very seriously" and that, "In this particular case, action was taken immediately".[12] Allie continued as an editor for Dark Horse, becoming executive senior editor in 2015 and working as a freelancer for the company beginning in 2017.[13]

In June 2020, former Dark Horse publicist and editor Shawna Gore accused Allie of several incidents of sexual assault and harassment dating to 1999.[14][15] On June 25, 2020, Dark Horse announced it was severing ties with Allie.[13][16]

BibliographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "About". Scott Allie official website. Archived from the original on August 3, 2019. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  2. ^ "Scott Allie Promoted to Editor in Chief" (Press release). Dark Horse Comics. October 9, 2012.
  3. ^ "Dark Horse Announces New Editor in Chief" (Press release). Dark Horse Comics. September 11, 2015. Retrieved October 1, 2015.
  4. ^ Brady, Matt (July 21, 2008). "Scott Allie - Bringing Solomon Kane to Comic Book Life". Newsarama.
  5. ^ Weiland, Jonah (August 18, 2007). "Robert E. Howard's Solomon Kane Returns at Dark Horse". Comic Book Resources
  6. ^ "New Info and Images from Dark Horse Comics Senior Managing Editor Scott Allie". Dread Central. Retrieved November 13, 2011.
  7. ^ Salvatore, Brian; Harper, David (March 1, 2013). "Talkin' Abe Sapien with Scott Allie". Multiversity Comics.
  8. ^ "'Hellboy' Editor Scott Allie Leaves Dark Horse Comics After More Than 20 Years". The Hollywood Reporter. September 29, 2017. Retrieved September 20, 2017.
  9. ^ "Mike Mignola Shares 'B.P.R.D: The Devil You Know' Details and Pages (Exclusive)". Nerdist. 2017-07-18. Retrieved 2017-07-31.
  10. ^ Asselin, Janelle. "Enough is Enough: Dark Horse's Scott Allie's Assaulting Behavior". GraphicPolicy,com. Archived from the original on October 2, 2015. Retrieved October 2, 2015.
  11. ^ Melrose, Kevin (October 1, 2015). "Dark Horse Editor Scott Allie Apologizes Amid Accusations of Misconduct". CBR. Archived from the original on April 8, 2017. Retrieved October 1, 2017.
  12. ^ MacDonald, Heidi (October 1, 2015). "Dark Horse president Mike Richardson releases statement on harassment". The Beat. Archived from the original on April 5, 2017. Retrieved 2 October 2015.
  13. ^ a b Whitbrook, James (June 26, 2020). "Dark Horse Finally Cuts Ties With Editor Scott Allie After New Sexual Abuse Claims". io9. Archived from the original on June 26, 2020. Retrieved 2020-06-26.
  14. ^ Gore, Shawna [@ShawnaGore] (June 24, 2020). "I have made the decision to come forward" (Tweet). Archived from the original on June 24, 2020 – via Twitter.
  15. ^ Elbein, Asher (2020-07-12). "Inside the Comic Book Industry's Sexual Misconduct Crisis—and the Ugly, Exploitative History That Got It Here". The Daily Beast. Retrieved 2020-07-12.
  16. ^ "Dark Horse Comics Cuts Ties With Editor Scott Allie After Sexual Abuse Accusations". The Hollywood Reporter. Archived from the original on June 26, 2020. Retrieved 2020-06-26.

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