Charles Kochman

Cindy Seip

Charles Kochman is the editorial director of Abrams ComicArts and editor of the #1 bestselling series Diary Of A Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney. Kochman has edited several hundred books for all age groups, including picture books; middle-grade novels; retrospectives; definitive monographs; award-winning graphic novels and collections. Prior to Abrams, Kochman spent twelve years as the first editor of licensed publishing at DC Comics and MAD Magazine, where he launched the MAD Books imprint and edited the company’s first New York Times bestseller, The Death and Life of Superman. Kochman started his career in 1985 at PlayValueKochmanMoCCA).