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Gareb Shamus Resigns as Wizard World President and CEO
Gareb Shamus is no longer the President, CEO and Director of Wizard World, Inc. after resigning from his duties in a letter dated December 1. The news was made public in the company's filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the move was made within a week of Shamus' much hyped but decidedly unsuccessful digital magazine, also called Wizard World, disappearing from the Internet... R
‘Wizard’ and ‘ToyFare’ Magazines Canceled — R.I.P.
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Gareb Shamus Admits Wizard Cons Not Really About Comics Anymore
Wizard World Chicago took place over the weekend -- or as it is now called, "Wizard World Chicago Comic Con." Wizard founder Gareb Shamus recently affixed "Comic Con" to the names of Wizard's shows, presumably to cash in on the name and visibility of larger, more popular events like the massive San Diego Comic-Con and New York Comic-Con...
Wizard Magazine Drops Message Board, Price Guide
Wizard Magazine continues to die the death by a thousand cuts, and this month they're dropping their long-running price guide section, which detailed the rise and fall of back issue prices. As I am no longer 12 and waiting with bated breath to see whether my NM issue of "Shi" #1 has gone red or blue this month, it is very hard to care about this, and if it means that fewer people regard
Gareb Shamus Halloween Mask
In the spirit of the season, Tim Leong and the Ghost of Comic Foundry magazine have released a printable Halloween mask that is guaranteed to terrify. As Tim explains:With Halloween just a few days away, everyone is scrambling to come up with some sort of costume (and no, "Sexy Gollum" does not count)...
NY Post Article on Wizard CEO Gareb Shamus As Bad As It Sounds
The NY Post has written a profile of Wizard Entertainment founder Gareb Shamus that is (no joke) titled "Crash! Pow! Profit$," and is pretty much guaranteed to piss off anyone with any affection for comics. Or journalism, for that matter. It begins with the tale of a plucky young Gareb, who launched "Wizard" magazine 19 years ago because "loved the fantasy genre so much...