Joe Field retires from ComicsPRO board


Joe Field, owner of Flying Colors Comics of Concord, CA is retiring from the Board of Directors of ComicsPRO, the retailer organization he helped to found. You can read his whole statement below, but Field has been at the forefront of making comics better for over two decades, both with ComicsPRO and as the originator of Free Comic […]

Rosy Press Indefinitely Shutters its Doors, Janelle Asselin Leaving Comics


Over the last decade, Janelle Asselin has become one of the most influential and progressive figures in comics.  Last year, she set off a journalistic firestorm after writing an article that detailed Scott Allie’s long history of sexual harassment while professionally working at Dark Horse.  As a publisher, she launched Rosy Press, an imprint designed to […]

Jamal Igle announces Action Lab Entertainment departure


Jamal Igle announced to the press that he has stepped down as Action Lab Entertainment’s Vice President of Marketing. “I am a creator and as such, I’m forced to make my multiple creative endeavors a priority,” Igle said. He started handling PR for Action Lab in November 2013, but Igle stated that he’s working on the next […]

Lion Forge’s Roar Imprint Adds Andrea Colvin as Senior Editor


Lion Forge has been adding elite staff as they ramp up for a big plan to be announced (we suspect) at New York Comic Con. And they’ve just added Andrea Colvin Roar Comics Senior Editor. Roar is Lion Forge’s all ages line, and Colvin seems well suited to run it as she was previously VP of […]

James Pruett is back as publisher of Scout Comics


You all know Joe Pruett, publisher of Aftershock comics, but did you know he has a twin brother named James Pruett? James has been involved in various comics things over the years, but dropped out a while ago. However, he’s back as newly-announced publisher of Scout Comics, which puts out comics such as HENCHGIRL, ONCE OUR LAND […]

#SDCC ’16 Courage and Openness for LGBT in Comics

Left to right: Joshua Yehl, James Tynion, Steve Orlando, Kristen Ankara, Noelle Stevenson, and Brett White.

By: Nicholasville Eskey Predominate over this last decade, there have been great discussion, controversy, and positive changes in the LGBT community. It is sad that such advancements for those that identify as queer has taken so long, such as being recognized as legally eligible for marriage rights and benefits. As a gay man, this topic […]

#sdcc SDCC’16: Tips From a Local – “Where to Go to Decompress”

Pacific Beach and Crystal Pier

By: Nicholas Eskey Much of San Diego Comic-Con will be a tiring blur once you reach Sunday. Technically the last day of the convention, many of people are already tired of the crowds, greasy foods, and all the running between sales booths and panels. It’s for this reason that Sunday is deemed family day, as […]

#sdcc SDCC’16: Tips From a Local – “Avoiding the Con Cruds”


By: Nicholas Eskey One of the hardships that comes with travel is catching an illness. It happens. New surroundings, a climate unlike that of your home town, different air quality, and even stress of travel that might affect your health. If you take into account the tight quarters that a popular convention entails, mixed with […]

Jamie Rich: Vertigo is “alive and kicking”


It’s been quite the (heartbreaking) 24 hours, and we’re still working through it, but after the dismissal of Vertigo Executive Editor Shelly Bond yesterday, many have wondered if this is just a smokescreen to do away with DC’s edgy imprint entirely. While it doesn’t answer all the immediate questions, senior editor Jamie Rich, who is taking over the […]