The Eisner Award-winner is leaving after three years.
Gagliano’s Random House Graphic imprint staffs up with Leopard and Crotty.
She’ll be the head of operations for the new mobile platform.
Publisher meets Ryall; publisher loses Ryall; publisher gets Ryall.
Numerous outlets are reporting, and the Beat has confirmed, that 12 staffers were laid off yesterday during a restructuring at Lion Forge, a sister company of this website. The one confirmed layoff is editor Greg Tumbarello, who joined the company at the beginning of the year. Although other names have not been released, The Beat […]
Since this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, there has been a big push in asking convention goers and fans of Comic-Con what the museum should feature, ranging from topics discussed to what “superhero-inspired drinks” should be served in the café. Keegan referred to this as “Fan Curation.”
Tom Akel, the head of content at Line Webtoon, the mobile comics platform, has been removed from his position, I’m told. It’s the latest shake-up in the still growing mobile comic field that started building in the US a few years ago. Akel joined Webtoon with their push into the US market and global launch […]
Valiant has promoted Julia Walchuk to the position of Sales and Live Events Manager. She’ll be responsible for running Valiant’s Valiant’s extensive convention schedule, including planning con exclusives, working with consignment partners, and designing and managing Valiant’s physical presence at events, all in addition to helping maintain important relationships with comic book shops around the country. Walchuk’s initiative in executing a […]
Despite not even having an official opening date planned, the former Hall of Champions Sports Museum and the future home of the Comic-Con Museum opened its doors for the first time to the public for the Maker Faire weekend.
Another publishing house has hired a dedicated graphic novel editor and in this case a very knowledgable one. Chris Duffy has been hired at Workman publishing as senior editor of graphic novels and sequential arts. He’ll report to director of children’s publishing Traci Todd, who is also a smart, graphic novel savvy editor. Duffy formerly worked at DC […]