Layoffs at Marvel Comics Make Cuts to Editorial, Production and Digital Staff [Updated]
Multiple staff members were laid off from Marvel Comics yesterday as part of what's reportedly a cost-cutting measure at the company. According to multiple sources, the layoffs do not reflect the performance of the individuals in question. Update: Heidi MacDonald of The Beat has a must-read article on the subject, which goes behind the scenes to examine the penny-pinching corporate culture that le
Dark Horse Lays Off Employees as Sales Slip Around Comics Industry
Dark Horse Comics laid off seven employees today, in departments ranging from editorial to marketing to design, and including editors Shawna Gore and Dave Land. The layoffs follow slipping sales across the comics industry, and the movement of Dark Horse's market share, once third, to fifth in the industry behind Image Comics and IDW...