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.
Press Release Benjamin Glibert, former Director of Publishing for Semantink Publishing, has started his own publishing company – KEYLEAF COMICS – which will focus solely on the creation, production, distribution (print and digital), and marketing of comic books and original graphic novels. To start, Benjamin Glibert has purchased the rights to the back catalogue and future development of all Semantink Publishing intellectual properties, including: MYTHOI, Sim-I, DUST, The Heaven’s, Drace Grey, The Undergrounds, and more yet to be announced.
I wish I had the money to fund every Kickstarter project that came my way. The latest that has captured my interest is Duster by Micah Wright. The story is set during World War II in Texas, where a widow must protect her family from a plane load of escaped Nazis.
Press Release Archie Comics, one of the leading children’s comic book publishers in the world and the home to some of the most recognizable pop culture characters in the world, including Archie, Betty and Veronica, Jughead, Sabrina the Teenage Witch and Josie and the Pussycats, proudly announced a slate of promotions and additions to the company’s executive board today, geared toward continuing the unprecedented success experienced over the last two years.
Press Release Dark Horse is pleased to announce the promotion of its former senior director of Marketing, Matt Parkinson, to vice president of Marketing!
Press Release Valiant is proud to announce that former Marvel editor and Harvey Award nominee Jody LeHeup has been named to the position of Associate Editor. In his new role, LeHeup will contribute to Valiant’s newly relaunched stable of ongoing titles, including X-O Manowar, Harbinger, Bloodshot, and Archer & Armstrong. LeHeup is the latest addition to Valiant’s growing editorial team, joining Assistant Editor Josh Johns and Executive Editor Warren Simons.
Press Release It is with both optimism and sadness that Oni Press announces the departure of a longtime employee and the addition of two new members to its sales and marketing team.
Press Release The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) announced today that comiXology — the worlds largest digital comics platform with over 60 million downloads to date — has become the organization’s newest Corporate Member. ComiXology joins industry leaders Dark Horse, DC Entertainment, Diamond Comic Distributors, Image Comics, Legendary Comics, Random House, and Threadless as Corporate Members supporting the CBLDF’s important work of protecting the First Amendment rights of the comics art form and its community of retailers, creators, publishers, librarians, and readers.
Press Release Following the announcement last week that Devil’s Due Publishing and Diamond have resolved a two year dispute, and unveiling the newly christened Devil’s Due Entertainment’s plans to begin releasing products to comic book stores in 2012.