BOOM! Studios is leading up to San Diego Comic-Con with ten announcements, the first of which dropped yesterday. Today sees announcement two. The publisher has announced the addition of Sierra Hahn to its staff as Senior Editor, starting in July. Hahn will oversee and develop several of the company’s upcoming original series, licensed comics, and original graphic novels. She will also assist in seeking out new projects to develop into comics. She will report directly to BOOM! Studios Editor-in-Chief Matt Gagnon.
Hahn is a former Editor at Dark Horse Comics where she worked for eight years, having edited projects like Buffy the Vampire Slayer by Joss Whedon, the Eisner Award-winning Green River Killer: A True Detective Story by Jeff Jensen and Jonathan Case, and the forthcoming Two Brothers by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá. The impressive list of creators in comics she’s worked with includes such industry greats as Neil Gaiman, Eric Powell, Mike Mignola, Guillermo del Toro, Gerard Way, and Brian Wood.
Hahn began her career in comics in 2005 at DC Comics/Vertigo, where she served as Publicity Representative under then Vice President of Publicity David Hyde and worked with notable talents like Brian Azzarello, Becky Cloonan, Bill Willingham, Brian K. Vaughan, Jason Aaron, and Cameron Stewart. In 2007, she realized her dream of becoming a comics editor and moved to Portland, Oregon to work for Dark Horse under Editor-in-Chief Scott Allie.
Hahn will begin her new position at BOOM! Studios on July 1st.