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Jim Higgins is in West Hollywood, CA. | E-mail for his new address | Phone: 917-488-8669 |


Comic books and film are more closely linked than ever before. Jim Higgins is someone with a foot firmly planted in both worlds. He has a background in film as a screenwriter, critic, and scholar and in comics as an editor, writer, and in pre-production for printing.
Are you a producer looking to make a comics adaptation or prequel of your film in development or pre-production? Are you a screenwriter who wants to make a graphic novel out of your script, either to help sell it or to just have the satisfaction of seeing it finished in some form? Are you a production company looking to produce and publish comics to help your properties get sold but don't know the business of comics publishing?
Jim can help you develop, produce and sell any of these or whatever kind of comics project you're looking to do. With almost 20 years in the comics business, Jim has worked with literally hundreds of artists and dozens of writers. He knows the tastes and trends of comics fans and the workings of the comics publishing business. Don't try and put a comics project together without someone with the experience and knowledge you need. Jim is here to help you make it happen.

Jim Higgins - Bio

Jim has been a writer and editor in the comics business since 1993. He worked in the Paradox Press division of DC Comics for six years where he edited five books – The Big Book of Grimm, Martyrs, The Unexplained, Hoaxes, and the ‘70s – and assisted on all 12 others in the series.  He was assistant editor on the graphic novels A History of Violence, Road to Perdition, and Stuck Rubber Baby.  He is the editor and publisher of New Thing, an international anthology of short comics stories.  He taught comic book storytelling for eight years at The School of Visual Arts in New York City and cinema studies at The City University of New York for four and a half. 

Jim helped organize the New York-Tokyo Film Festival in 2002 where he interviewed filmmakers and commentators before and after films.  In 2003, Jim worked with the Japanese company Seirindo Manga licensing their comics properties in the US.  In 2008, Jim began a successful program of classes on comic book writing and drawing at Meltdown Comics which now has six different classes and is continuing to expand.  He is presently teaching the class Graphic Novel Development at CalArts and various comics classes at Otis College of Art and Design.  He has written comics, short stories and articles on film and comics for many years. 



New Thing - A comics anthology edited by Jim Higgins

The Mission
To help make the best possible comics to assure that the client gets a great product and to show comics and graphic novels in the best possible light to the world at large.

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