Valiant Entertainment Names Danny Khazem as Editor
Since joining Valiant as Operations Coordinator in 2014, Khazem has steadily risen through the ranks as Assistant Editor and Associate Editor and contributed an array of acclaimed titles, including 4001 A.D. by writer Matt Kindt and artist Clayton Crain; DIVINITY II and DIVINITY III: STALINVERSE by writer Matt Kindt and artist Trevor Hairsine; WRATH OF THE ETERNAL WARRIOR by writer Robert Venditti and artists Raul Allen and Patricia Martin; and Eisner Award-nominated runs on both BLOODSHOT REBORN by writer Jeff Lemire and artists Mico Suayan, Butch Guice, and Lewis LaRosa; and FAITH by writer Jody Houser and artists Francis Portela, Pere Perez, Meghan Hetrick, and Joe Eisma.
Khazem’s first title in his new role as Editor will be QUANTUM AND WOODY!, debuting on December 20th from writer Daniel Kibblesmith and artist Kano.
“Since his first day at Valiant, Danny has quickly made himself an indispensable part of Valiant’s editorial engine,” said Valiant Editor-in-Chief Warren Simons. “Valiant prides itself on honing extraordinary young talents, and Danny is a hard-working, fast-rising example the best that our exemplary team has to offer. In his new role, we look forward to him to enriching the Valiant Universe for years to come.”
Khazem is just the latest addition to Valiant’s growing editorial stable, which, in addition to Simons, also includes Associate Editor Charlotte Greenbaum, and Assistant Editors Benjamin Peterson and David Menchel. He holds a B.A. from Stockton University.
Valiant Entertainment is a leading character-based entertainment company that Owns the largest independent superhero universe in comics. With more than 80 million issues sold and a library of over 2,000 characters, including X-O Manowar, Bloodshot, Harbinger, Shadowman, Archer & Armstrong, and many more, Valiant is one of the most successful publishers in the history of the comic book medium. Today, the company’s characters continue to be forged in publishing, licensing, film, video games, and beyond. Valiant consistently produces some of the most critically acclaimed comics in the industry and has received numerous industry awards and accolades, including a Diamond Gem Award for Comic Book Publisher of the Year. Valiant also recently announced a multi-picture deal to bring Bloodshot and Harbinger to the big screen as feature films. Visit them online at ValiantEntertainment.com.