Margot Wood has joined Image Comics as VP of Book Market Sales at Image Comics, where she will oversee the publishers book market sales efforts and work with their distributor, Simon & Schuster. Wood will report directly to Eric Stephenson, Publisher & Chief Creative Officer at Image. Chloe Ramos, Image’s Book Market & Library Sales Manager, will now report to Wood.

margot-wood“Everyone remembers those series that got them into comics and for me, they all happen to be from Image,” said Wood, who is unrelated to Image’s VP of International Sales & Licensing, Dirk Wood. “The chance to work with these talented creators and incredible staff has been a career goal of mine for a long time. I am beyond excited to bring my knowledge of the Book Market and experience working with the great folks at Simon & Schuster to the team.”

Wood replaces former VP of Sales & Publishing Planning, Matt Parkinson, who left the company recently. Her duties at Image don’t seem to include the direct sales market, which is currently under director Alex Cox. 

Image has clarified their org chart.  Margot Wood, Alex Cox, Dirk Wood, and Lorelei Bunjes all report directly to Eric Stephenson. Their direct reports, and titles are all listed below:

Margot Wood, VP of Book Market Sales
Chloe Ramos, Book Market & Library Sales Manager

Alex Cox, Director of Direct Market Sales
Jon Schlaffman, Specialty Sales Coordinator

Dirk Wood, VP of International Sales & Licensing
Ryan Brewer, International Sales & Licensing Manager

Lorelei Bunjes, VP of Digital Strategy
Emilio Bautista, Digital Sales Coordinator


Wood, a nine year publishing industry veteran, was previously Director of Marketing & Sales at Oni Press and worked in marketing at HarperCollins Publishers. In her time at Oni, she worked on such books as s Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Scott Pilgrim, Katie O’Neill’s The Tea Dragon Society, by Archie Bongiovanni and Tristan Jimerson’ A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns, Brenna Thummler’s Sheets, Maia Kobabe’s Gender Queer, and Justin Roiland and Dan Harmon’s Rick & Morty comics. At HarperCollins she worked on such graphic novels as, ND Stevenson’s Nimona and Neil Gaiman & P. Craig Russell’s The Graveyard Book Graphic Novel Vol. 1 & Vol. 2.

“With nearly a decade in publishing, Margot has established a truly impressive reputation for herself, and we couldn’t be more pleased to welcome her to Image,” Stephenson said in a statement. “With roots in both the comics world and traditional publishing, Margot is uniquely equipped to represent our titles in the booktrade as we transition to Simon & Schuster in the new year, and we all look forward to benefiting from her knowledge and experience.”