A lifelong comicbook and superhero fan, Josh Rose is an editor and writer hailing from Calgary, Canada. Currently an assistant editor at Chapterhouse Publishing, Josh has helped develop numerous titles working closely with talent to create the best possible stories, including Captain Canuck, Fantomah, Freelance. He has also contributed to several issues of Captain Canuck working on Back-up Features as a writer.
Auric of the Great White North from Great North Comics is an award winning, self-published comic Josh has edited and cowritten with Davis Dewsbury. Art and lettering by Andrew Thomas, and colours by Sharon Gauthier. Their superhero, Auric, is a 100 year-old shapeshifting warrior from Northern Ontario dedicated to protecting it from monsters unleashed by a centuries old curse. Auric of the Great White North #5, edited by Josh, was the winner of the Best Comic of 2019 Award in the Sequential Magazine Awards. He will be taking over the main series as lead writer as of Auric #7. Auric’s Tall Tails, written by Josh, is Great North Comics’s kids series used to encourage literacy in young readers.
Josh and the Great North Comics team are currently developing a card game based on Auric of the Great White North to be released in summer 2020.
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