2017 will bring us yet another new year of comic conventions. When one thinks of San Diego and comics, it’s not difficult to summon images of San Diego Comic-Con, one of the largest celebrations of comics and popular media in the entire world. But there’s more to San Diego than just Comic-Con. This year signifies […]
Dan Buckley, formerly Publisher of Marvel Comics has been promoted to President of Marvel Entertainment, THR reports. In his new role, Buckley will oversee all aspects of Marvel except its movie division, which is run by Kevin Feige. Buckley will continue to report to chairman Ike Perlmutter. Buckley now adds games, global brand management, licensing […]
Like every other comics publisher, IDW is going Portland! Not with their whole operations, but they’re opening a satellite office to be run by industry icon*, Dirk Wood, who will also serve as creative director for Woodworks, a new imprint. The line will launch with “a high-end, curated magazine, featuring contributions by, and conversations with, the […]
Boom! Studios just announced a bunch of promotions and personnel changes, but the biggest was the return of Arune Singh as their new VP, Marketing. Singh will report to Filip Sablik, President of Publishing and Marketing, while running marketing, communications, social media, brand development and new corporate initiatives. Singh was formerly at Marvel, SyFy and […]
No, really. Jude Terror, formerly of the satirical comcis news site The Outhouse, is joining Bleeding Cool as a staff writer. Rich Johnston made the announcement while claiming to have been against the hire: I wasn’t consulted on this, obviously. Frankly, I wish he wasn’t now part of Bleeding Cool. I advised against it, but […]
PEN America is a literary organization devoted to freedom of expression, and last year they launched Illustrated PEN, which features “fiction and nonfiction graphic narratives, comics journalism and illustrated reportage, stories of social justice and personal stories that can’t be told through words alone.” And just announced, Meg Lemke, editor of MUTHA magazine and the […]
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 […]
Humanoids, the LA-based arm of the French publisher, is hiring, and here’s the job listing – if you like Jorodowsk, MOebius and Manara and other European comics greats…this is for you!