Press Release The Wizard World, Inc. (WIZD) board of directors elected John Macaluso chairman of the board, effective October 10, 2012, succeeding Michael Mathews who is stepping down from the board to pursue his passion of early stage technology ventures. Macaluso will continue to serve as the company’s Chief Executive Officer.
It’s sad when you learn that a comic publisher is closing its doors due to economic reasons, but that seems to be the case for Keyleaf Comics. The odd thing is, they only appeared on our radar in the last year, and maybe that is part of the problem for small publishers – getting the needed coverage to promote their wares. Major Spoilers, and its sibling site, Minor Spoilers do try to feature the small and big publishers to give something for everyone, but if companies don’t reach out, there isn’t a hand to help them up. Sad day for…
Press Release Studio 407 proudly announces the addition of Jessi Reid as PR and Marketing Manager. Reid brings her considerable experience to the innovative comic publisher as they ready to launch new releases in the coming months.
Press Release Dark Horse is pleased to announce that Scott Allie has been promoted to editor in chief.
We’ve featured Kickstarter projects again and again (and again) on this site, and there is a reason for that – there are many great small and indie projects that are trying to get off the ground and the site is a great central location to organize a campaign. Kickstarter will appear at the upcoming New York Comic-Con to spread the message about the company, and tell creators how it can help them.
Press Release Kevin Freeman has been named the new President of Action Lab Entertainment. He replaces Shawn Pryor, who has served as President since the publisher’s inception in 2010.
Press Release IDW Publishing is thrilled to announce the launch of IDW Limited, a new division that will specialize in producing high-end, collectible editions of their wide catalog of books. Catering to the loyal and committed fans that have helped make IDW a success, IDW Limited books will feature unique elements like original sketches and creator signatures on luxuriously designed packaging not available anywhere else. These top-of-the-line rarities will aim to enhance and expand existing books, providing beautiful reading and collecting experiences fans will be proud to display on their shelves.The first book offered from IDW Limited (www.idwlimited.com) will be…
Press Release Archie Comics, the leading children’s comic book publisher and home to some of the most recognizable pop culture characters in the world, including Archie, Betty and Veronica, Jughead, Kevin Keller, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, and Josie and the Pussycats, announced that they have tapped Adam Tracey to serve as Director of Publicity and Marketing.
Press Release Critically acclaimed, creator-centric graphic novel publishing house Oni Press, Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of George Rohac to Director of Business Development.
With the growing number of writers opting not to pursue exclusive contracts with publishers, it is interesting to note that Zenescope Entertainment has signed a deal with writer Pat Shand to write exclusively for the company.
There seem to be plenty of people interested in Top Cow’s Kickstarter campaign to bring Cyber Force back, as the company announced the Kickstarter campaign is 26-percent funded after the first 24 hours.
Press Release KEYLEAF COMICS is now offering FREE ADVERTISEMENTS to comic-based websites and comic conventions. Keyleaf Comics is already offering free advertisements to all retailers, both brick & mortar, as well as online-only. Websites and conventions will be given a permanent advertisement in all properties released in a particular month. The advertisement will never be replaced, existing within said issue(s) for as long as they are offered.
Press Release When Jamal Igle announced the end of his D.C. Comics contract in January of 2012, the number one question fans asked was “What’s next?” Igle, who spent the better part of the decade as one D.C. Comics artistic mainstays on titles like Supergirl, Superman and Firestorm the Nuclear Man, was coy. Other than the recently released KISS comic book series from IDW, Igle had been unusually quiet about his plans until recently.
Press Release KEYLEAF COMICS is now offering FREE ADVERTISEMENTS to all retailers, both brick & mortar, as well as online-only. Retailers will be given a permanent advertisement in all properties released in a particular month. The advertisement will never be replaced, existing within said issue(s) for as long as they are offered.