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Comic Shop Closures And Saviours – The Daily LITG April 2nd 2020

You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here.[caption id="attachment_1188546" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Photo of IDW publisher Chris Ryall[/caption] Comic Shop Closures and the 10 Most-Read Stories YesterdayToday, The Comic Shops Direct Market Was Saved More Comic Book Stores Close Permanently Ethan Van Sciver Mean Streak Directed at Creators and Retailers Alike Rick Remender[...]

Top 100 Power List of Comics, 2019 Edition

The Complete Bleeding Cool Top 100 Power List of Comics 2019, in Full

(Down) Dubbed by people I’ve spoken to as the ‘editor of choice’ at DC, she's back to putting comic book band-aids together, Convergence-style, to keep the whole of DC publishing on track. Chris Ryall (Up) Ryall returned to IDW at the end of last year and has managed to create some new excitement at the[...]

Greg Goldstein Out at IDW as Chris Ryall Returns as President, Publisher, and CCO

There's been a major shakeup at one of the top comic book publishers today as IDW President and Publisher Greg Goldstein will step down as former Editor-in-Chief Chris Ryall returns to take on the triple role of Chief Creative Officer, President, and Publisher Ryall had previously left IDW back in March and in April joined Skybound[...]


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Former IDW Editor-in-Chief Chris Ryall Joins Skybound in Unnamed Role

Little more than a month after leaving his role as Editor-in-Chief at IDW amidst widespread industry turmoil, Chris Ryall has signed on with Skybound, according to a report from THR Ryall apparently doesn't have a title yet, but he'll work alongside current Skybound Editor-in-Chief Sean Mackiewicz on publishing, the report claims.Skybound founder and Walking Dead mogul[...]

Amidst Industry Turmoil, Chris Ryall and Steven Scott Leave IDW

More big changes to the status quo rocked the comic book industry to its foundations Wednesday as Heidi McDonald from ComicsBeat broke the story that Chris Ryall was stepping down as Editor-in-Chief of IDW McDonald obtained an email sent to IDW staff announcing the change internally, which read in part, "I plan to keep making contributions[...]

Rom, Spaceknight Co-Writer Chris Ryall On The Influence Of Bill Mantlo

I got a chance to talk with the man who spearheaded the return of Rom to comics, IDW's Editor-in-Chief and series co-writer Chris Ryall.DAN WICKLINE: Rom, Micronauts, Swords of the Swashbucklers, Cloak & Dagger, Rocket Raccoon, Invasion… Bill Mantlo was responsible for some of the most beloved characters and storylines in comics from 1975 through[...]


Decking The Halls With Comic Heroes

IDW's Chris Ryall was out and about when he came across two different houses with comic book themed holiday decorations The first one is literally a Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man But the second one is my favorite as it cleverly plays out the old Jingle Bells variation involving an oderific Batman and an egg laying Robin.Thanks[...]

IDW Publishing: The Revolution and Beyond

This is, of course, the IDW panel with the whispers during the day being some big news on what to expect in the next 6 months.This was an opportunity for Sarah Gaydos (Group Editor) and Chris Ryall (Editor-In-Chief) to showcase the strength that IDW has moving forward The management team was joined by an array[...]

We're All Loners In Our Own Way – Talking Rom With Gage, Ryall And Messina

Sitting down with Christos Cage, Chris Ryall, and David Messina, the four of us talked about bringing Rom back to comics.OK: So for those living under a rock, what’s Rom about?Christos Gage: Rom: The Space Knight is about an alien cyborg who comes to Earth to save us from the Dire Wraiths which are evil[...]

Arizona Inmates Denied Previews Catalog With Back To The Future

IDW's Editor in Chief Chris Ryall posted to his Facebook page that he has learned that a prison in Arizona blocked inmates from receiving the Previews catalog with the cover of Back to the Future.because of nudity.I couldn't imagine that IDW would put nudity on a cover of Back to the Future, and even if they[...]


Rom the Space Knight's FCBD Offering Sets Up New On-Going

Rom the Space Knight will get a #0 issue for Free Comic Book Day that will set up the new on-going series that will be starting in July of 2016 from IDW Publishing.The comic will be co-written by Chris Ryall and Christos Gage Art on Rom #0 will be handled by David Messina, who will[...]

NYCC '15: IDW Artist's Edition 'The Best Of DC War' Coming In March

At the IDW panel at New York Comic Con today, Chris Ryall announced that one of the new Artist’s Editions that IDW has coming for next year is the Best of DC War with Sgt Rock It’s coming in March 2016 Art by Alex Toth, John Severin, and more will be featured. At the IDW[...]

SDCC '15: Industry Editors Provide An Insider View And Advice On Editing

Making up the panel of experts included Chris Ryall, IDW’s Editor-in-Chief; Barbara Kesel, Consultant and formerly with DC Comics; Matt Hawkins, Top Cow Productions’ Publisher; Shannon Eric Denton, Lions Forge Editor-in-Chief; and David Wohl, writer and former editor at Radical Comics.The first attendee asked for tips about putting together an anthology Kesel responded that it[...]

Frank Miller's Original Marvel Universe Handbook Art

IDW's Editor in Chief Chris Ryall posted three pieces of art that will be appearing in their Frank Miller's Dardevil Artifact Edition The three pieces are from the Marvel Universe Handbook and feature Daredevil, Bullseye and Elektra The First two pieces were inked by Joe Rubinstein.I'm just going to go ahead and add that to[...]

ECCC '15: Onyx, The New Series From Ryall And Rodriguez From IDW

Just announced at the IDW panel at ECCC, Chris Ryall and Gabriel Rodriguez, new series Onyx, for this summer But you'll get to see more of it a lot sooner, in May...It's also just one of five new comics that Marvel is debuting in July. Onyx tells the tale of a female metal-suited warrior who comes to[...]

Gabriel Rodriguez's New Series Announced Tomorrow From IDW

 We first teased this last month.It looks as if IDW will be launching Gabriel Rodriguez' first original series since the conclusion of Locke & Key, with IDW Publisher Chris Ryall as writer, at ECCC this weekend.Must have been a hell of a decision to greenlight.So, we have a new female-lead cosmic knight style figure?Still not Rom...[...]