Its catalogue – considered as one of the most prestigious and innovative in the world – includes works by a long list of major artists and writers, such as Mœbius, Alexandro Jodorowsky, John Cassaday and Geoff Johns.
Author, lecturer, editor, and chair of the Comic Book Alliance Tim Pilcher is the Humanoids Liaison, whose experience in the comics business began over 20 years ago at DC Comics Vertigo imprint, based in London, as an assistant editor. He was also associate editor on Comics International. He’s worked for Dorling Kindersley, Penguin Books, Weldon Owen, BBC Worldwide, DeAgostini and Ilex Press, amongst others.
He’s also been a consultant editor on numerous comic-related projects and chaired endless panel discussions at conventions and his book, Comic Book Babylon: A Cautionary Tale of Sex, Drugs & Comics, was successfully funded through Kickstarter earlier this year, promising a revealing and completely unofficial memoir of DC Comics’ legendary London office, to celebrate Vertigo’s 20th anniversary.