Boom Tabs Matt Gagnon as Managing Editor
One-time Meltdown Comics retailer Matt Gagnon continues a rapid climb in comics, as he’s just been named Boom! Studios’ new managing editor.
He started on at Boom in March to help edit their upcoming Farscape series, and now he’ll be overseeing the entirety of Boom’s line of comics.
That’s a surprisingly quick climb, especially for someone with so little editorial experience (Mark Waid refers to Gagnon as being the "Michael Clayton" of comics).
It’s an interesting move at the least, but one that seems typical of Boom, which has brought people in from the movie industry and other non-comics backgrounds.
Let’s open this up as a poll for readers: Who’s the best retailer to go into comics writing/editing?