James Lucas Jones
James Lucas Jones – Editor-in-Chief, Oni Press
Q: Who is James Lucas Jones?
A: James is the Editor-in-Chief of Portland, Oregon based independent comic book publisher, Oni Press. He is a Phoenix, Arizona native, having studied communications and mass media at Arizona State University and Graceland College in Iowa.
Q: What has James done?
A: James has had a hand in editing and publishing Oni Press comics since 1999. His editorial resume includes work on numerous Eisner Award winning titles such as Brian O’Malley’s Scott Pilgrim series, Hope Larson’s Gray Horses and Greg Rucka’s Whiteout and Queen & Country.
Twenty things you (probably) didn’t know about Oni Press Editor-in-Chief, James Lucas Jones.
We talk to James about the submission process and where Oni finds new talent, what an editor’s responsibilities are, ownership of comic properties, the effect of digital downloads to the comic book industry, lead times in comic book publishing, Billy Pilgrim vs. Scott Pilgrim and much more.