Louise Simonson is a writer and editor whose editing career began at Warren in the 1970s working on magazines like Eerie and Creepy but she moved to Marvel in the early eighties. Simonson was editor on titles like Star Wars and New Mutants.
As a writer, she has worked on a number of major titles for publishers like DC and Marvel, creating Power Pack for the latter and creating Apocalypse during her X-Factor run. She also completed an acclaimed run on Superman: Man of Steel at DC. She is one of the most respected writers and editors in comics thanks to a unique CV.
Portsmouth is the first time that she has been to the UK in a decade too.