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Comings and Goings: Jeremy Atkins, Megan Damore, Brian Cunningham

Plus Oni is hiring a part time assistant editor

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Some people on the move today!

§ Jeremy Atkins tweeted that’s he’s leaving Z2 Comics, where he served as VP of Retail Marketing, to relaunch his own marketing/PR agency.

After almost two years with the team at @Z2comics, I am excited to announce that I am rebooting my publicity agency and returning to marketing and PR as a freelancer full time. Excited to share more soon, but first, go buy @AshcanPress and @BoyCartoonist‘s fourth issue today!” he tweeted. 

Atkins is one of the best PR/marketing people in the pop culture space, so I’m sure his schedule will fill up quickly – as to who he’ll be working with, the plug for Matthew Rosenberg and Tyler Boss may be a clue.

I’ve said it many times before but I’m always being asked if I know any comics publicists or freelance marketing people. There seems ot be a big need for these services!

§ Megan Damore, late of CBR, has joined Marvel.com as associate editor. Damore was at CBR from 2015 – 2022 so she certainly knows the ropes and will bring a lot to Marvel’s online efforts.

§ This one is from last month, but Brian Cunningham, formerly a Senior Editor at DC Comics, and before that a big cheese at Wizard Magazine, is now freelance editing comic for Dynamite after being laid off in the DC Bloodbath of ’20.

“I am so appreciative of people congratulating me and for the work, but to set the record straight, I am just freelance editing for Dynamite,” he tweeted after another outlet spotted his name in the credits and ran a news story about it. Cunningham is working on the Project Superpowers project.

§ We forgot to run this job listing the other day: Oni Lion Forge is looking for a part time assistant editor.

Our fast-paced Portland-based editorial department is seeking an Editorial Assistant for an immediate part-time position, approximately 20 hours per week.

Our editorial philosophy is to help creators produce the best version possible of their work and make sure it arrives to readers in the best manner possible while maintaining schedule. Applicants must be passionate about indie comic book publishing and possess a working familiarity with the Oni Press library. This position assists editors in coordinating content for publication, ensuring that all single issues, trade paperbacks, graphic novels, and extra content are ready for publication. It interacts with all departments of the company, as well as creators and licensors. Excellent communication and effective organizational skills are a must. This position reports to the Managing Editor.

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