§ New York Comic Con unveiled it’s 2013 poster. It is the work of Stephane Roux, and feature Superman and Wonder Woman in a tribute to the new World Trade Center. Rock on, as they say.
§ How many millions of job seeking journos applied for this job opening for associate editor at MTV Geek? Although “associate” implies a somewhat more junior position, this job description mentions only responsibilities and no reports. Such is the internet world of 2013.
Associate Editors have 3+ years of experience in new media managing a writing staff and building web content for major brands.
They are specialists in the areas under their supervision, possess a strong knowledge of best-of-breed practices and keep abreast of industry developments.
They are creative individuals whose expertise allows them to concept and develop features.
Strong written and verbal communication skills ensure they coordinate and focus efforts between departments, external partners, companies and team members.
Ultimately, they are directly responsible for the coverage and quality of the editorial team.
Applicants should be College graduates and have 3+ years previous online editorial experience.
Candidates must have a deep knowledge and passion for comic books, games, toys, science fiction, and animation and strong connections within those communities.
To be considered for this position, you must live in the NY metropolitan area.
§ P. CRAIG RUSSELL’S GUIDE TO GRAPHIC STORYTELLING VOLUME 3 is out, with Russell examining sequences from THE RING OF THE NIBELUNG, THE JUNGLE BOOK, SANDMAN: THE DREAM HUNTERS and more. It’s a video series, but if there was ever anyone to tell you about graphic storytelling, Russell would be near the top of the list. More here.
Here’s a sample:
§ Proposed George Takei fragrance:
DC/WB is all like "Wonder Woman's too confusing for a movie!" and Marvel/Disney is all like "Here's a raccoon with a machine gun"
— Brett White (@brettwhite) August 12, 2013
§ Oni editor Charlie Chu is also a photographer of some note, and he shot, er, photographed the people at Periscope Studios with excellent results.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.