Valerie D’Orazio’s birthday
Originally shared by Grand Comics Database
Valerie D’Orazio (born 23 February 1974, USA) is a comic book writer, editor, and critic.
At Acclaim Comics from 1997 to 2000, she worked on “Shadowman” and “Magnus Robot Fighter”.
She joined Creative Services at DC Comics in 2000 and became an assistant editor in 2002. She worked on such titles as “Justice League of America” and “Identity Crisis” until 2004.
As a comics blogger, D’Orazio famously wrote “Goodbye to Comics” in 2006, describing the sexual harassment she encountered in the comics industry and in fandom.
She was the final President of Friends of Lulu, a charitable organization that worked to promote females in the comic book industry and its readership, from 2007 to 2010.
She published three stories at Marvel in 2010, and was the editor of MTV Geek from 2010 to 2013.
Fellow comics writer David Gallaher is married to D’Orazio.
At Women in Comics — http://womenincomics.wikia.com/wiki/Valerie_Gallaher
At Wikipedia — https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Valerie_D’Orazio
In the GCD — http://ow.ly/KDdi309hcxr
(Benjamin Zhang Bin painted the cover of “X-Men Origins: Emma Frost” #1, July 2010)