Last night at bar con here at Comic-Con a bunch of industry pundits were sitting around trying to figure out some of the smartest people in comics, and the name of Valiant publisher Dinesh Shamdasani came up and even if he didn’t come up with the following idea, hiring whoever did is smart indeed. Valiant […]
If you’ve been craving more amazing Euro-comix in your life. Comixology just made that dream come true. Europe Comics, the collective of French language publishers, and the much-under appreciated Cinebooks, are debuting today on the Comixology platform. You can see the lineup below and there’s some gold in there, both classic and contemporary, from Spirou to The Survivors to XIII.
A suspect has been arrested in San Diego’s recent series of murders of homeless men. Jon David Guerrero, 39, was taken into custody after police assembled a “significant amount of evidence” against him, according to the chief of police. Guerroro was himself the resident of a homeless shelter and had battled mental illness for some […]
Wizard World has just announced that Randy Malinoff has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Malinoff, who will report to Maata, has been interim COO since March and worked to develop Wizard’s new music/concert series. Malinoff was formerly Senior Vice President and Head of Direct to Consumer E-Commerce for Universal Music […]
§ Nice art: Katie Skelly has made a t-shirt with her take on everyone’s all time favorite Spider-Woman image ever. So now instead of being awful, it’s cute as the dickens. Thus we evolve. BAD GRL SHIRT https://t.co/Cbcz2f7c0G pic.twitter.com/ReXETeBR2N — katie skelly (@nurse_nurse) July 11, 2016 § I’ve long wondered if someone would dare put on a […]
By: Nicholas Eskey Attending conventions can be the highlight of anyone’s year. They allow fans to share their fandom with other likeminded individuals, purchase rare and exotic collectibles, explore new destinations, get the latest news from industry people, meet their favorite actors or artists, and maybe show off their elaborate cosplay creations. However, attending conventions […]
Lion Forge has announced a whole new team with some very familiar faces. We told you that they recently hired Beth Scorzato as Managing Editor, bit they’ve added a bevy of industry veterans to a variety of positions, with Geoff Gerber, formerly,Lion Forge’s lawyer, taking over as preident, while founder David Steward remains as publisher. They’ve also added Rich Johnson, Syndee Barwick, Joseph Illidge, all formerly of DC, Devin Funches, formerly of Boom!, and Mark Smylie, founder of Archaia, in various positions so…a strong new team.
Well here’s a bit of a shocker: digital comics sales were down about 10% to $90 million in 2015, according to industry analysis site ICv2: North American digital comic sales declined roughly 10% to $90 million in 2015, down from $100 million in 2014, according to an analysis by ICv2. This is the first sales […]