Friday, March 14, 2014
Louise Simonson is a writer and editor, and began her comic book career at Warren Publishing, working from assistant to senior editor, before leaving to work at Marvel. She was married to Jeffery Catherine Jones, and is also credited as Louise Jones in some of her work. She later married comics writer/artist Walter Simonson. In ’86, she quit editing to try writing full-time, and created the award-winning Power Pack with June Brigman. She and Jackson Guice created the character Apocalypse, and had significant influence on the X-Men books. She later wrote Superman: The Man of Steel, where she co-created the character Steel. She’s written several books for children and young adults, a Batman novel, as well as DC Comics Covergirls.