IDW opens Portland office for new imprint, Woodworks, to be run by Dirk Wood

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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 […]

Arune Singh joins Boom! as VP, Marketing

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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 […]

Terror comes to Bleeding Cool

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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 […]

Meg Lemke joins Illustrated PEN as guest editor

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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 retires from ComicsPRO board

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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 […]

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits 9/21/16: When Ghost Rider burst into flames, one brave family tried to find a fire extinguisher

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§ I guess Ghost Rider appeared on Agents of Shield last night! I didn’t watch it because I was watching the Mets because that’s what I do. But he was in flames! #AgentsofSHIELD was so awesome. They absolutely nailed #GhostRider! Can't wait to see more of him. Season 4 is gonna be one hell of […]

IDW restructures editorial with Ryall, Hedgecock and Cerasi

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IDW Publishing just announced some restructuring in editorial as they embark on Revolution, a groundbreaking reworking of Hasbro properties into a shared universe. Chris Ryall moves from Editor in Chief to Chief Creative Officer, with an emphasis on developing new creative opportunities for all divisions of IDW, including pursuing new creative talent, stories, and licenses, […]

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

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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 […]