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.
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!