Joelle began her writing career as an advertising copywriter, creating award-winning campaigns for brands like In-N-Out Burger, Kleenex and Lexus. Since making the jump to screenwriting, she’s written several romantic comedy and family telefilms including Hallmark Channel’s “Paris, Wine and Romance”. Other films include “Love on the Vines” and “Diagnosis Delicious” which aired on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries, “Win Lose or Love” and “Change of Heart” for PixLTV, as well as “Reluctant Nanny”, which aired on the Lifetime Movie Network.
An experienced animation writer, Joelle’s series credits include “Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes”, “Ben 10: Omniverse”, “DC Super Hero Girls” and “LEGO Friends”. She also created the adult animated series “Superslackers” for 420TV.
Joelle has also written comics for Blizzard, DC, Marvel, and Dynamite Entertainment. Graphic novels for IDW/Lion Forge Comics include reboots of the NBC classic shows “Saved By the Bell” and “Punky Brewster”. She has also written several video games.
Hannibal Tabu is a writer, journalist, DJ, poet, designer, digital program manager and raconteur living in south Los Angeles with his wife and two children.
AWARDS: 2012 Top Cow Talent Hunt, 2019 Cultural Trailblazer Award from the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs, was on the Eisner Award-winning staff of Comic Book Resources, contributed to Ringo Award-winning comics benefit anthology Mine! A Celebration of Liberty and Freedom For All.
COMIC BOOKS: “Time Corps”, “Irrational Numbers” and “Scoundrel” for Wunderman Comics; “Artifacts” #35 for Top Cow/Image Comics; “Fathom Sourcebook”, “Soulfire Sourcebook”, “Executive Assistant Iris Sourcebook” and “Aspen Universe Sourcebook” for Aspen Comics; “Menthu: The Anger of Angels” with Robert Roach; “Project Wildfire” on Second Sight Publishing with Quinn McGowan; co-writer (alongside 2 Guns writer Steven Grant) of an issue of “Watson and Holmes” for New Paradigm Studios.
PROSE: “Waso: Will To Power and Waso: Gathering Wind” for Stranger Comics; “Dark Universe: The Bright Empire”, “Steamfunk!”, “Cyberfunk!” and “Black Power” prose fiction anthologies for MV Media; two self-published novels (“The Crown: Ascension” and “Faraway”).
POETRY: (sic) “Vice Verse” (journal); “A Drumming Between Us” (journal); “Multiverse: An Anthology of Superhero Poetry;” two volumes of “Drumvoices Revue” (anthology); “Voices From Leimert Park “ and “Voices From Leimert Park Redux” (anthology).
JOURNALISM: weekly comic book reviews can be found on BleedingCool.com and the iHeartRadio podcast Nerd-o-Rama with Mo and Tawala. MORE INFORMATION: please visit the website, www.hannibaltabu.com.