NYCC 2018: John Cassaday Named Chief Creative Officer Of Humanoids

by James Ferguson

Some big news coming from Humanoids! The Los Angeles-based publisher has announced the Eisner Award-winning artist John Cassaday has been appointed as the company’s first ever Chief Creative Officer. This is part of Humanoids’ expansion into even more works of science fiction and fantasy.

Humanoids CEO and Publisher, Fabrice Giger says:

John Cassaday is one of the seminal artists of the comic book industry. John co-created I Am Legion for Humanoids in 2004 and became part of the Humanoids family. From now on, he will play a major role in Humanoids’ original content development that will have the industry talking.

Fans attending New York Comic Con next week will get a chance to see John in his new role during the Humanoids 20th Anniversary in America panel on Friday, October 5th from 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM in room 1A02. Here’s the description from the publisher:

Join Chief Creative Officer John Cassaday, Senior Editor Fabrice Sapolsky and Director of Sales and Marketing Jud Meyers for the panel that will change the way you see Humanoids forever! Almost a dozen A-List comic creators will be in the room answering questions and celebrating 20 years in the U.S. Humanoids is about to make history again as it did in the past with legendary creators such as Moebius, Jodorowsky, Ladronn and Manara. It’s THE panel you don’t want to miss. New Projects! New Heroes! Hot creators! A bold new direction ushering in a new era in comics. Panel followed by Q&A session. Surprise collector give away for the audience!

This is a pretty big move and it heralds some exciting times for Humanoids on the horizon. I’m excited to see what Cassaday will bring to the table.

Cassaday added:

This is the first time I’ve taken on an executive role at a company. And that speaks to just how excited I am to be a part of a bold new chapter in their history. Fans who attend the New York Comic Con panel will be a part of it on day one.

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