Published on August 22nd, 2018 | by Richard Boom0
Amanda Conner & Jimmy Palmiotti join MCM London guests
Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti are the latest top comic creators to be announced for MCM Londonâ€™s Comic Village, joining Eisner Award winners Frank Miller and Brian Azzarello as special guests at the October show. Husband and wife team Jimmy and Amanda are frequent collaborators, working together on titles such as Harley Quinn, Power Girl and Garth Ennis one-shot The Pro.
Best known for series such as Harley Quinn, Painkiller Jane, Power Girl, Vampirella and Eisner-nominated graphic novel The Pro, Connerâ€™s comics CV features a host of top tiles including Lois Lane, Codename: Knockout and Birds of Prey for DC Comicsâ€™ Vertigo line, X-Men Unlimited for Marvel and Blackbull Comicsâ€™ Gatecrasher, which she co-created. Her recent work includes art for the late Darwyn Cookeâ€™s Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre.
Multi award-winning writer and inker Jimmy Palmiotti has a tonne of high-profile projects to his name, including relaunching DCâ€™s Harley Quinn series alongside partner Amanda Conner and co-creating Painkiller Jane and Marvelâ€™s Marvel Knights imprint. Other work includes Powergirl, Deadpool, Monolith and Jonah Hex for DC Comics, Back to Brooklyn and The Pro for Image Comics, The Last Resort for IDW and 21 Down for WildStorm.
In addition to creating the iconic The Dark Knight Returns, the hugely-influential Miller has written a host of classic comics and graphic novels, from Sin City and 300 (both of which were adapted as major movies) to Daredevil: Born Again and Elektra: Assassin. Other acclaimed examples of Millerâ€™s work include Batman: Year One, Ronin, Hard Boiled and Martha Washington miniseries Give Me Liberty.
Rising to prominence with award-winning, Eduardo Risso-illustrated noir crime series 100 Bullets, Brian Azzarello is also well known for penning DC superhero titles such as Joker, Wonder Woman, Superman: For Tomorrow, Lex Luthor: Man of Steel and Flashpoint: Batman â€“ Knight of Vengeance. Other highlights of Ohio-born Azzarelloâ€™s distinguished comics career include writing for horror series Hellblazer and the Wild West-set Loveless.