Jim Salicrup

Jim Salicrup

Is a comic book editor, known for his tenures at Marvel Comics and Topps Comics. At Marvel, where he worked for twenty years, he edited books such as The Uncanny X-Men, Fantastic Four, Avengers and various Spider-Man titles. At Topps, he edited books such as Bram Stoker’s Dracula, X-Files and Zorro. He has also worked at Stan Lee Media, and is now editor-in-chief at Papercutz, which publishes Nancy Drew, The Hardy Boys.

A Marvel employee for twenty years, he edited The Avengers, The Uncanny X-Men, and The Fantastic Four. In 1987, Salicrup became the editor of The Amazing Spider-Man[ and oversaw the Kraven’s Last Hunt storyline. He followed this by hiring Todd McFarlane to draw the title. The popularity of McFarlane’s work led to the launch of another Spider-Man title, Spider-Man, which Salicrup edited as well. Salicrup was the editor of Marvel Age magazine for eight years. He wrote Transformers, Sledge Hammer, The A-Team, the Marvel Toilet Paper, Spidey Super Stories, and the child abuse prevention issue of Spider-Man.

in 1992, Salicrup became the editor-in-chief of Topps Comics, where he edited Bram Stoker’s Dracula, X-Files, The Lone Ranger and Tonto, Zorro, Lady Rawhide, a line of Jack Kirby superhero titles, Ray Bradbury Comics, and more.