Jimmy Palmiotti – Screenwriter, Comic Book & Video Game Writer
Q: Who is Jimmy Palmiotti?
A: Jimmy is a multi award winning comic book creator with a wide range of experience and background in advertising, production, editorial, film writing and production, media presentation and video game development.
Q: What has Jimmy written?
A: Jimmy is co-writing, with Justin Gray, the DC comic book series All-Star Western, GI Combat and the digital release Ame-Comi Girls, available digitally at Comixology.com. The pair are also working on the video game Injustice: Gods Among Us for NeatherRealm Studios. At Marvel, Jimmy teamed with Joe Quesada to create the Marvel Knights imprint and usher in a radical change at Marvel Comics still felt to this day. Jimmy created or co-created numerous series and characters including: The New West, The Monolith, 21 Down, The Resistance, The Pro, Gatecrasher, Beautiful Killer, Ash, Cloudburst, Trigger Girl 6, Thrill Seeker and Painkiller Jane, which was turned into a SyFy original TV series starring Kristanna Loken.
Jimmy is also Co-founder of such companies as Event Comics, Black Bull Media, Marvel Knights and the current Paperfilms, where he is partners with Amanda Conner, Justin Gray, Frank Tieri and Paul Mounts.
Twenty things you (probably) didn’t know about Painkiller Jane co-creator and Jonah Hex writer, Jimmy Palmiotti.
Jimmy answers how he got his first writing gig, how Painkiller Jane went from comic book to Syfy TV series, writing for video games versus comic and film/TV and much more.