Jason Aaron has discovered his residence at Marvel for the higher a part of twenty years. After writing years-long runs on the likes of Thor and Avengers, the creator is now not unique to the Home of Concepts. Exclusives are sometimes put in place to ban the creators from working with different work-for-hire publishers, comparable to DC Comics and now that he is not underneath contract, Aaron revealed he hopes to give attention to creator-owned books and different work-for-hire alternatives for the foreseeable future.
“For the primary time since 2008 or so, I am not certain by any form of unique settlement with Marvel Comics. My deal was up late final yr, and whereas I stay very proud of my relationship with Marvel and have been speaking with them about one other challenge, I selected to not renew my unique,” Aaron wrote within the newest version of his publication.
Aaron then went on to say that 15 years price of work-for-hire stuff is greater than sufficient earlier than saying he’ll “unfold his wings” and give attention to different tasks for some time.
“I discover myself having fun with a form of freedom I have not had in a really very long time, capable of pursue no matter artistic alternatives I so select. And I’ve already been busy pursuing a couple of. Some creator-owned, some work-for-hire,” the author added. “The division of my workload and my time has already shifted, as I am inserting extra of an emphasis on new creator-owned work, whereas additionally trying to sort out some model new work-for-hire challenges. Briefly, as I stated, it is an thrilling time, a fun-as-fuck time, you would possibly say, and I am unable to wait to let you know extra about what all I have been as much as, as quickly as I can.”
All that stated, the Thor scribe stated he is already speaking to Marvel about one other title, so the working relationship will nonetheless be maintained. Given his ideas within the publication, nonetheless, it might appear like he is probably additionally began speaking with the likes of DC about some potential tasks together with his newfound artistic freedoms.