The Kubert School has announced the addition of Amy Chu and Erica Schultz to its illustrious faculty starting with the 2019-2020 school year.
Chu is a professional writer for DC Entertainment, Marvel Entertainment, other comic book publishers, and most recently, Netflix. Her work includes Wonder Woman, Poison Ivy, Red Sonja, X-Men, Ant-Man and Deadpool. She is also the co-founder of Alpha Girl Comics, publisher of Girls Night Out, The VIP Room, and Meridien City.
Chu received dual degrees from Wellesley College (East Asian Studies) and MIT (Architectural Design) and an MBA from Harvard Business School. She has many years of start up and business consulting experience, including serving as the Executive Director of the Asian American Arts Alliance where she provided management and technical assistance to artists and arts organizations. She will be teaching Business of Art/On-the-Job.
“To be joining such an illustrious faculty at this legendary institution is a dream come true,” said Chu. “I’m looking forward to working with the third year students to teach them the basic business survival skills that every creator needs.”
Schultz is a comic book writer, editor, and publisher. She has chronicled the adventures of such well-known characters as Daredevil, Xena: Warrior Princess, the sisters of Charmed, and Hawkgirl. She is also the co-creator and publisher of M3, which is the 2012 winner of the Burbank International Film Festival for Best Comic Book. She has worked for companies such as DC Entertainment, Marvel Entertainment, Image Comics, and Dynamite Entertainment. She will be teaching Story Adaptation and Writing and Imaginative Drawing.