More upheaval over at DC Entertainment as Geoff Johns is stepping down as president and CCO, THR reports. Co-publisher Jim Lee will take the role of CCO while continuing as co-publisher. Johns, who has been instrumental in developing DC’s hugely successful TV slate and not as successful movie slate, will move to his own production […]
Te rise of kids graphic novels continues as Gina Gagliano leaves First Second to become Publishing Director of a new imprint at RH, Random House Graphic.
The personnel shuffle at comics companies continues as Jeanine Schaefer has joined Boom! Studios as executive editor.
In honor of today being International Tabletop Day, myself and fellow Beat staffer Victor Van Scoit have decided to share some of our own personal-favorite tabletop games. As criteria, we’ve decided to stay away from oldies like “Chess,” “Monopoly,” and “Dungeons & Dragons,” because there are a TON of other games out there. We have also decided to only share games that are still available for purchase if there are any readers who wish to experience these games for themselves.
“I remember the absolute last copy of the first print run, which I sold at Comic-Con. It was to a middle-aged, straight woman who was buying it for her teenage, gay son. She told me that she was getting the book for him because she wanted him to know his history and lineage, and she couldn’t tell that story to him herself. She thanked me for creating the book for the both of them and I promptly burst into tears. Then we hugged it out. It was an incredible moment.”
He doesn’t have a title yet, but he’ll be setting the publishing plan.
“[I believe] we have a better guest lineup than many other big conventions. Because of our intimate setting, you aren’t just sitting in front of these comic book legends; you’re hanging out with them.”
To end Black History Month, I wish to highlight a recent event held in San Diego, California, home of the world-famous San Diego Comic-Con and of local comics publisher IDW. On February 17th, the augural Black Com!x Day was held at the Malcolm X Library. The organizer for the event, Keithan Jones, is also the […]
Last night, February 3rd, IDW Publishing and Media held the official reopening of their own San Diego Comic Art Gallery. It had been reported by The Beat in early of last December that the gallery would be underway for some major changes. Following the end of their 30 Days of Night exhibit, the gallery closed […]
Well, here’s an interesting industry position that just came across the wire. The folks over at Humanoids, Inc. are looking for a Sales and Marketing Assistant for their growing office in Los Angeles. Pertinent job details: Sales & Marketing Assistant Humanoids is seeking a multitasking individual to serve as Sales & Marketing Assistant under the general direction of the […]