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DC hires Daniel Cherry as general manager, comics are doomed

DC Comics names Daniel Cherry as general manager

DC Comics hired Daniel Cherry, Activision Blizzard’s chief marketing officer for its esports division, to be its new general manager. Mr. Cherry was responsible for the marketing of Overwatch and Call of Duty leagues played by professional video game players. His job at Activision Blizzard served as a natural stepping stone to being the general manager …

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Massive layoffs hit DC Comics

Massive layoffs hit DC Comics

As if 2020 wasn’t bad enough, the year just got worse for many of the executives and senior editors at DC Comics. Many of them were let go in a round of layoffs Monday. Those who were shown the door include: Bob Harras, Editor-in-Chief Mark Doyle, Executive Editor DC Black Label Brian Cunningham, Senior Story Editor & …

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DC Comics cuts ties with Diamond Comic Distribution

DC Comics ends relationship with Diamond Comic Distribution

DC Comics announced it was parting ways with Diamond Comic Distribution, formerly the comic industry’s lone, monopolistic distributor. Geppi Family Enterprises owns Diamond. Comics published by DC will be distributed by the newly formed UCS Comic Distributors and Lunar Distribution, not by Diamond. This move began in late March. It was when the COVID-19 pandemic …

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Dan DiDio fired from DC Comics

DC Comics fired co-publisher Dan DiDio yesterday. Before he took on the role of co-publisher in 2010, he was vice-president executive editor and before that, he was vice-president editorial. I’m not really sure what those titles mean. I am familiar with his current title, unemployed. Been there, done that. Jim Lee, DiDio’s fellow co-publisher will …

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