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Robert Meyers
BusinessPress ReleaseValiant Comics

Valiant Entertainment is proud to announce that Managing Editor Robert Meyers has been promoted to Editorial Director, effective immediately.

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BusinessVideo

When looking at the history of comics, and how much money they bring in, it looks like April 1993 was that moment, regardless whether you factor the cost of inflation in or not. How can that be? John Jackson Miller of Comichron breaks it down in this video.

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Chris Ryall
BusinessIDW PublishingImage ComicsSkybound

Chris Ryall stepped down as the editor-in-chief and CCO at IDW publishing last month, but he didn’t get out of the comic industry as the Hollywood Reporter reports Ryall is now working for Robert Kirkman at  Skybound Entertainment.

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Joe Illidge
BusinessPress ReleaseValiant Comics

Valiant Entertainment is proud to announce, that, as of April 5th, it has added celebrated comics professional Joe Illidge as Executive Editor.

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comic conventionComics PortalFeatureFeaturedOpinionWizard World

Recently I heard that there was some unfortunate news about Wizard World’s cons, a group I used to get to quite frequently. However, I haven’t been to one in months, so I guess I shouldn’t have been surprised by what I read.

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Top 500 Comics for March 2018
BusinessDiamond Comic DistributorsDiamond Comics Market ShareTop 300 Comics

Diamond Comic Distributors has released the list of the top 500 comics sold to the direct market in March 2018. While we already know what titles made the top 10, we can now have a long discussion about where our favorite books landed on the list.

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Diamond Comic Distributors
BusinessDiamond Comic DistributorsDiamond Comics Market Share

Diamond Comic Distributors has released the first wave of sales data for comics sold in the direct market in March 2018. The news isn’t great, as comics sales to the direct market climbed slightly, but overall sales for the year have fallen sharply.

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BusinessPress ReleaseValiant Comics

Thanks to its continued success as an innovative publisher with an expansive slate of award-winning titles, Valiant Entertainment is proud to announce the advancement of four staff members.

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VIZ Media
BusinessMangaPress ReleaseSolicitations

VIZ Media announced newly acquired publishing titles during its official panel event held this past weekend at Anime Boston 2018.

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BusinessOni PressPress Release

Oni Press is excited to announce that Sarah Gaydos will be joining our editorial team as the new Editorial Director of Licensed Publishing.

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BusinessDCDiane NelsonWarner Bros.

This is a bit of a shocker – Diane Nelson, president of DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Consumer Products, is taking a leave of absence from the company for an unknown length of time.

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Bebop and Rocksteady Hit the Road
IDW PublishingSolicitationsTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Ben Bates and Dustin Weaver are taking Bebop and Rocksteady out for another spin in the upcoming Bebop and Rocksteady Hit the Road weekly mini-series that kicks off in August.

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BatmanBusinessDCFrank MillerSolicitations

Industry icon Frank Miller continues his long-standing relationship with DC as a five-project deal is announced today by DC Publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee.

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BusinessEditorialFeaturedFrom the Editor

Image Comics has announced it is expanding its Image Firsts edition line, where potential comic readers can get the first issue of a series for only one dollar.  Marvel Comics has a $1.00 line as well, and according to Image Comics, feedback from direct market retailers indicate that this sells comics. Well, duh.

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