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Bob Schreck

Bob Schreck
Schreck at the 2012 New York Comic Con.
Born (1955-02-02) February 2, 1955
Nationality American
Area(s) Editor

Bob Schreck (born February 2, 1955)[1] is an American comic book writer and editor, known for his work for publishers including Marvel Comics, Dark Horse Comics, Oni Press, DC Comics, and Legendary Comics.


Schreck, second from left, at the Legendary Comics panel at the 2012 New York Comic Con. Sharing the stage with him from left to right: emcee Chris Hardwick, Matt Wagner, Guillermo del Toro and Travis Beacham.

One of Shreck's earliest jobs in comics was working with Creation Entertainment on their Creation conventions.[2] He later served as administrative director at Comico Comics.[3] For much of the 1990s Schreck was an editor at Dark Horse Comics, and went on to found Oni Press in 1997. Then he went over to work as an editor at DC Comics, where he worked on the Batman comics and the All Star titles, but was laid off in January 2009.[4] Schreck writes the comic book series Jurassic Park: Redemption, as well as being an editor, for IDW Publishing.[5]

In 2011, he served as the editor-in-chief to the new Legendary Comics, a graphic novel venture from Legendary Pictures.[6]

Personal life

Shreck was married to Diana Schutz. He is openly bisexual.[7][8]



  1. ^ Miller, John Jackson. "Comics Industry Birthdays", Comics Buyer's Guide, June 10, 2005. Accessed February 1, 2011. WebCitation archive.
  2. ^ Thomas, Michael "Reining in a Dark Horse: An Interview with Diana Schutz", Comic Book Resources, December 20, 2001. Accessed March 17, 2008
  3. ^ Bob Schreck & Travis Langley (2012, March 17). Focus on Bob Schreck. Panel presented at the Comics Arts Conference, WonderCon. Anaheim, California.
  4. ^ DC Comics Lays Off Editor Bob Schreck, Comic Book Resources. January 23, 2009.
  5. ^ "Jurassic Park Story Continues in Print Form from IDW". 
  6. ^ Batman" producer gets into comic books business""". Yahoo News!. Retrieved 2010-11-04. 
  7. ^ Thomas, Michael. "The Editor's Editor: The Sub-Genius of Bob (Schreck)". Comic Book Resources. March 15, 2002
  8. ^ Schreck profile, Prism Comics (April 10, 2008).
  9. ^ a b 1995 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Nominees and Winners
  10. ^ 1999 Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Nominees Winners

External links

  • Bob Schreck at the Comic Book DB
  • Official website
Preceded by
Denny O'Neil
Batman Group Editor
Succeeded by
Peter Tomasi
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