Macaluso resigns, Maata and Kessler take over at Wizard World

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John Macaluso has resigned as CEO, President board member of Wizard World (WIZD), proffering his resignation last week after four years running the company and serving as the public face of Wizard. John Maata will take over as President and CEO, with Paul Kessler taking the spot as chairman of the board. Macaluso took over […]

Comings and goings: Windrow, Yadro and Dinh

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Some personnel changes around the league of late: § Laurie Windrow has joined IDW as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing, a new position that will oversee the sales and marketing efforts for all of IDW’s division, including publishing, games and entertainment. Windrow was previously Managing Director for Bulldog Licensing, where she worked with such brands […]

Vertigo restructures; Shelly Bond let go

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Whoa, seismic news tonight as longtime Vertigo editor Shelly Bond, currently Vice President & Executive Editor and the storied Vertigo imprint, has been let go, as the imprint restructures. DC released a statement to CBR which you can read below. The move comes only days after a new “Young Animal” imprint, led by former DC intern Gerard Way, was announced, using many of the characters and tactics that made Vertigo a success when it launched in 1993.

Robinson and Barajas join Top Cow

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#Repost @henryjbarajas with @repostapp. ・・・ Couple of @topcow NFGs! It was great to meet @ashleyvrobinson in the flesh! A photo posted by Ashley Victoria Robinson (@ashleyvrobinson) on Mar 28, 2016 at 9:33am PDT At their Saturday WonderCon panel, Top Cow announced a few personnel changes. Ashley V. Robinson has joined the company as assistant editor. […]

Alan Payne joins Dynamite as vp of Sales and Marketing

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Completing today’s personnel merry go round, Alan Payne, formerly of IDW, has joined Dynamite as Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Payne perviously worked at ToykoPop, Malibu and Dream Haven Books, so suffice to say he’s one of comics most experienced execs in the book trade, and he should do a lot to grow Dynamite’s […]

Personnel moves at Oni: Yarwood, Reed and McIntire

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It’s hiring season in comics! Portland’s Oni Press has joined the party, hiring Andrew McIntire as Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Rachel Reed as publicity coordinator, and promoting Ari Yarwood to Managing Editor. I think we don’t really think about Oni a lot of the time when talking about comics publishers, but they’ve been […]