One of the commenters was lamenting the fact that we haven’t seen a Marvel “Who Do You Trust?” ad featuring the ladies of the Marvel U. Well Jon, this ad is for you. For those of you who would like to argue the Who v. Whom usage, check out this entry from Grammar Girl. OK, here’s the quick and dirty tip. Like whom, the pronoun him ends with m. When you’re trying to decide whether to use who or whom, ask yourself if the answer to the question would be he or him. That’s the trick: if you can answer
DC Comics has announced the promotion of David Hyde to Vice President of Publicity of DC Comics. Hyde joined DC in 2003 as Directory of Publicity overseeing the campaigns for the graphic novels, trades, and monthly titles from DC, Vertigo, MINX, WildStorm, CMX, MAD Magazine, and Zudacomics.com. In a prepared statement Paul Levitz, DC Comics President and Publisher said, “David has played an important role in raising the profile of DC and of graphic novels, and I look forward to his increased opportunity to build our business in his new position.” Sounds like good news all around! Hopefully David will
DC Comics has sent Major Spoilers changes and updates to many of its titles shipping soon. Jonah Hex #21 will feature a different story than the one originally solicited. In issue #21, a notorious gang of bank robbers burns a small town to the ground, killing several Pinkerton detectives. As bounty hunter Jonah Hex stalks them across the desert, the trail leads to a mysterious Native American stronghold — a damned place where no one gets out alive! Wildcats #2 has been canceled and will be resolicited at a later date. Wonder Woman #11 will be written by J. Torres.
Overdue Media has announced it has hired Jim Demonakos as its Senior Business Strategist. Demonakos was previously my man on the inside at Image Comics, and is also the organizer of the Seattle Emerald City ComiCon. If that doesn’t sound like he has a busy dance card, he is also the owner of the Comic Stop chain of stores in the same area. Overdue Media is the publisher of the daily comic strip Unshelved a daily strip about the ongoings of librarians created by Bill Barnes and Gene Ambaum. The strip has over 35,000 readers. “I’m very excited to be