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1. Help Wanted: the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is hiring two

The CBLDF has just completed its relocation to Portland, OR, and they are hiring fopr two key positions. . Do YOU have what it takes to stand up for free speech? DEVELOPMENT MANAGER (Part-Time, 25 – 30 hours a week) The Development Manager works with CBLDF staff in the development and implementation of CBLDF’s fundraising program. […]

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2. Downtown San Diego’s expansion of the Marriot Marquis; Impact on Comic-Con International and more

Left to right: Marshall Merrifield, Tuni Kyi, and Mayor Kevin FaulconerBy Nicholas Eskey As the world’s largest comic convention, one that celebrates all forms of popular culture in film, television, video games and of course print, San Diego Comic-Con is also well known also for its grand physical scale. You’d be hard pressed to find a corner of downtown that isn’t affected by it. This […]

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3. Help Wanted: IDW is hiring an editor

IDW is hiring a full editor to work in their groovy San Diego office. Previous experience required and no telecommuting. Here’s the job listing: Editor, IDW Publishing IDW Publishing is seeking an experienced Editor to support the Chief Creative Officer. This is a full-time position located in our San Diego, CA offices. Essential job responsibilities […]

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4. Coming and goings: Bernardi, Leong, Pereyda, Abel, Khoo

Lots of bold faced names have been moving around over the last few weeks — congrats to all. • Mark Bernardi (above) will replace Michael Martens as Dark Horses’s v-p of book trade and digital sales Bernardi will be on hand at the American Library Association annual meeting that opens June 23 in Orlando this week. […]

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5. Beth Scorzato ankles DC for Lion Forge

Sad to say that today will be my last day at @DCComics. But I’m excited to begin my new role as Managing Editor at @lionforge! New stuff! — Beth Scorzato (@girladactyl) May 20, 2016 As you can see from the above tweet, Beth Scorzato has left her position at DC for become managing editor at […]

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6. Help wanted: Oni Press is hiring a Sales Manager

Via email, if you have what it takes to sell comics to comics shops and bookstores, Oni is looking for a dynamic individual to fill that role.   ONI PRESS, INC. — SALES MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION The Sales Manager position at Oni Press is a dynamic and multi-faceted role with key responsibilities that span sales to the […]

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7. SHAKEUP! Comic Book Resources Acquired by Media Conglomerate Valnet

Comic Book Resources CBRCh-ch-ch-ch-changes!

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8. WonderCon’16: Friday Morning Preview and visit from Mayor Eric Garcetti

LA Convention CenterBy Nicholas Eskey During the tail end of last year’s Wonder Con, it was announced that the convention which had spent the last three years in Anaheim would instead next be hosted by the city of Los Angeles. The change was for a simple reason; the Anaheim convention center already had another event booked for […]

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9. IDW hires Joel Elad as Direct Market Sales Manager

Comics are hiring! At least in the sales departments. IDW has announced Joel Elad has been hired as their Direct Market Sales Manager to work drectly with comics shops and manage their retailer variants programs. Elad was formerly at his own NewComix.Com, and Top Cow.

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10. Dynamite adds Patrick O’Connell as sales manager

Dynamite is staffing up! They recently hired Alan Payne and had just added Patrick O'Connell as sales manager; and I hear a few more hires re on the way, many of them the result of DC's west coast move freeing up a lot of talented people.

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11. Alan Payne joins Dynamite as vp of Sales and Marketing

Completing today’s personnel merry go round, Alan Payne, formerly of IDW, has joined Dynamite as Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Payne perviously worked at ToykoPop, Malibu and Dream Haven Books, so suffice to say he’s one of comics most experienced execs in the book trade, and he should do a lot to grow Dynamite’s […]

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12. Personnel moves at Oni: Yarwood, Reed and McIntire

It’s hiring season in comics! Portland’s Oni Press has joined the party, hiring Andrew McIntire as Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Rachel Reed as publicity coordinator, and promoting Ari Yarwood to Managing Editor. I think we don’t really think about Oni a lot of the time when talking about comics publishers, but they’ve been […]

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13. Help Wanted: Top Cow hiring an assistant editor

LA-based publisher Top Cow is hiring an an assistant editor to work out of their Culver City location. Qualifications include 2+ years of experience; duties include working with the creative team to traffic and schedule work flow. Good communication a must! Resumes can be submitted to matt@topcow.com. Top Cow is the Image publisher run by […]

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14. Comics ang goings: Robertson, Atkins, Scott

A number of comics coming and goings of late: § Dark Horse has promoted Sarah Robertson to director of sales. Robertson will be responsible for business development, overseeing the in-house sales team, managing distributor and retailer relationships, sales forecasting, increasing department performance, and other functions key to leading Dark Horse’s in-house sales division. “Sarah has […]

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15. Great Geek News diaspora continues with layoffs at MTV

Speak of the devil! The great sunsetting of nerd/geek themed news claimed another victim yesterday when Alex Zalben tweeted: Hey, today was my last day at MTV News. It's been really cool. Bye. — Alex Zalben (@azalben) January 15, 2016 In a subsequent tweet, Zalben explained he had been part of January layoffs. Zalben’s departure […]

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16. Horvath and Turner join Superfan Promotions

Over the years I have been asked any a time, "is there a good indie publicist for comics?" and I always racked my brain. There have been a few good people, but they usually get hired by companies. Indie PR is a tough business and comics are a niche. But now, Superfan Promotions has become to go-to company. It's run by David Hyde, formerly of DC, and it's the best in the biz. And they are so good, they are pending, hiring Pamela Horvath (above left) Ilana Turner as director of publicity and publicity coordinator respectively.

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17. Hires and promotions at Diamond

      Just ahead of the holidays, Diamond has announced several promotions, a hire and some changes in how the distributor deals with retailers. • Nicholas Sinisi has been hired as Sales Manager at Diamond Book Distributors, where he’ll be working with independent bookstores, Hastings,  Bookazine and special sales. He will report to Emily Botica, […]

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18. Penagos and Morse Promoted at Marvel

Ryan Penagos (second from left above), Marvel’s own taco loving Agent M, has been promoted to Vice President & Executive Editor, while Ben Morse (above left) is now Editorial Director of Marvel’s Digital Media Group. Penagos revealed the promotions in a series of tweets: Please congratulate @BenJMorse! He is now Editorial Director for @Marvel Digital […]

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19. Dave Marshall replaces Scott Allie as editor in chief at Dark Horse

This news had been floating round for a little bit, but Dark Horse it making it official: Dave Marshall is replacing Scott Allie as edit in chief. Allie will remain as executive senior editor. Several other assistant editor have been added as you can read below.

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20. Layoffs at Archie Comics

The Beat has learned that last week Archie Comics laid off five employees from their 30 person staff. Archie did not respond to enquiries. Earlier this year Archie launched a Kickstarter that sought $350,000 to help fund it’s updated Archie line that includes Archie #1 by Mark Waid and Fiona Staples. After a a firestorm […]

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21. More people hired at comic book companies: Image, Boom, Valiant, Dynamite

Although the comics industry seems to be hitting a rough patch, one thing that I noticed at last week retailer summit is that a bunch of people have just been hired as staffers to actually work in the comics business! And interestingly, many of them are working directly with comics retailers. I think if you're going to invest money in your business at a time like this, investing in new employees who work directly with the people who buy your products is a pretty smart move. Here's the new faces:

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22. Jeff Boison joins Image Comics

Former Vice President, Publishing Planning & Collected Editions at DC Entertainment Jeff Boison has just been hired by Image Comics and will join them Monday, October 5 as Director of Publishing Planning & Book Trade Sales. Bison worked at DC since 2009 and was at Rondom House for 11 years prior to that.

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23. Alan Payne leaves IDW

As of Friday, Alan Payne, the key man in IDW’s bookstore operations, is leaving the company: After nine years with the Publisher, IDW VP of Sales Alan Paynewill step down, effective immediately. Alan spearheaded IDW’s presence in the highly competitive bookstore market starting in 2007, and during his tenure the company achieved significant growth.    […]

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24. DC is hiring a VP, Business Affairs

Although DC has a pretty huge line-up of VPs and SVPs on their masthead, with VPs for Marketing & Global Franchise Management, Content Strategy, Strategy Planning and Reporting, Editorial Strategy and Administration, Sales & Business Development, Sales Planning & Trade Development, Marketing, and Global Franchise Management, they are still looking for a VP of Business […]

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25. AfterShock hires Nilson and Wu

AfterShock Comics, the line of periodical comics that launches next month, has made a couple of new hires. Stephan Nilson has been hired as Publishing Operations Manager, and Lisa Y. Wu has joined up as social media coordinator.    Nilson’s background includes writing and editing for DC Comics, Image Comics, IDW Publishing, Nickelodeon, Warner Bros, […]

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