AfterShock hires Nilson and Wu

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AfterShock Comics, the line of periodical comics that launches next month, has made a couple of new hires. Stephan Nilson has been hired as Publishing Operations Manager, and Lisa Y. Wu has joined up as social media coordinator.    Nilson’s background includes writing and editing for DC Comics, Image Comics, IDW Publishing, Nickelodeon, Warner Bros, […]

Wanna work in comics? IDW is hiring a new PR person

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Well with Rosalind Morehead getting a promotion , there is an opening at IDW. IDW Publishing Searching for PR Professionals IDW Publishing is looking for a dedicated full-time individual in the Public Relations field. PR and/or Marketing experience required, professional comics experience or closely related fields a major plus. Must demonstrate first-rate writing skills, and […]

IDW promotes Rosalind Morehead to Director of Book Market Sales

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Following the departure of Alan Payne, IDW has promoted Rosalind Morehead from PR & Marketing Manger to Director of Book Market Sales. Forehead will oversee IDW’s efforts in he book market, including developing new channels and products.  “Since Rosalind came to IDW Publishing two years, we’ve been very impressed with her ability to incorporate […]

Comings and goings at Oni, IDW and Valiant

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Some new positions at Valiant and IDW, and a new media partner for Oni. For the details read on! Valiant Entertainment has hired Geeta Singh as Licensing Manager. Singh formerly worked for Universify, a branding company, and King Features Syndicate. In her new role, Singh will join Valiant’s President of Licensing, Promotions & Ad Sales, […]

DC is hiring a VP, Business Affairs

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Although DC has a pretty huge line-up of VPs and SVPs on their masthead, with VPs for Marketing & Global Franchise Management, Content Strategy, Strategy Planning and Reporting, Editorial Strategy and Administration, Sales & Business Development, Sales Planning & Trade Development, Marketing, and Global Franchise Management, they are still looking for a VP of Business […]

Alan Payne leaves IDW

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As of Friday, Alan Payne, the key man in IDW’s bookstore operations, is leaving the company: After nine years with the Publisher, IDW VP of Sales Alan Paynewill step down, effective immediately. Alan spearheaded IDW’s presence in the highly competitive bookstore market starting in 2007, and during his tenure the company achieved significant growth.    […]

Hirings: Dark Horse hires four, including Means-Shannon

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Well, those who saw her tweets about a cross country journey may have figured it out, but former Bleeding Cool editor in chief (and Beat contributor back in the day) Hannah Means-Shannon has landed at Dark horse as an associate editor. Big Roadtrip day 5! Canyons are cool. pic.twitter.com/rgOH7c2DJx — Hannah Means-Shannon (@HannahMenzies) October 28, […]

More people hired at comic book companies: Image, Boom, Valiant, Dynamite

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Although the comics industry seems to be hitting a rough patch, one thing that I noticed at last week retailer summit is that a bunch of people have just been hired as staffers to actually work in the comics business! And interestingly, many of them are working directly with comics retailers. I think if you’re going to invest money in your business at a time like this, investing in new employees who work directly with the people who buy your products is a pretty smart move. Here’s the new faces: