Virgin: That’s all she wrote

Somewhere, Nicolas Cage is crying. Calvin Reid at PW gets the tale of the tape: Although calls to Virgin Comics CEO and cofounder Sharad Devarajan (who is also president of Gotham Entertainment) have not been returned, sources confirm that the venture has been closed and that a statement will likely be issued soon. The closing […]

Quick hits

§ Revolving door: Rick Marshall has joined MTV’s Splash page blog: I’ll be joining the current editor, Casey Seijas, in helping to make this new spin-off from their already successful MTV Movies site an even more attractive online destination for comics and movie fans. It’s a lofty goal, though, as Casey and the Splash Page […]

On the road again

We’re in transit back to civilization today. Full posting resumes tomorrow. We’ll have more coverage of the Virgin Comics realignment soonish. Three former Virgin freelancers confirmed the company’s publishing shut down in our own comments thread, but elsewhere on the Web, the response seems to be a resounding “So?”…it looks like Virgin never really got […]