CBR mainstay Steve Sunu is making the jump to company publicist, as he’s going to Dark Horse to join their PR department, which was left a man down when Jeremy Atkins left.
Congrats Steve and talk to you very soon!
Dark Horse is pleased to announce the hiring of Steve Sunu for the role of publicity coordinator!
A graduate of Wesleyan University, Steve Sunu is no stranger to the comics industry. Sunu got his start working as a staff writer for Wizard magazine in New York City. From there he worked as a bookseller at both Borders and the legendary Harvard Book Store before returning to writing full time for Comic Book Resources, where he’s served as an editor for the past five years.
“I’ve always been a fan of Dark Horse, and couldn’t be more excited to come onboard. Whether it’s long-running series like Hellboy and Usagi Yojimbo, the next chapter of stories with Avatar: The Last Airbender andBuffy the Vampire Slayer, or new creator-owned books like Lady Killer, Dark Horse has consistently produced some of the most exciting books in the industry,” notes Sunu. “I’m proud to be part of the Marketing team to help increase awareness of the incredible innovation and creativity that take place here every day.”
“Dark Horse has long been considered to have one of the best PR departments in the industry, and it’s with great enthusiasm that we welcome Steve to the team. Steve’s deep knowledge of the comics, books, and products market, plus his existing relationships with many of our creators, will help to ensure that 2015 will be one of Dark Horse’s biggest and best years ever,” added VP of Marketing Matt Parkinson.
Please join us in congratulating Steve Sunu on his past accomplishments and wishing him luck in his new role in the company.
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