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Job Changes at Oni-Lion Forge and Archie Comics
Yesterday, the Oni-Lion Forge Publishing Group announces the hiring of Alex Segura as Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing, formerly Archie Comics Co-President and before that DC Comics Executive Director of Publicity Segura will oversee Oni-Lion Forge's publicity, marketing, and sales efforts across various channels in addition to bringing over fifteen years of editorial,[...]
Rick & Morty Presents Jaguar in Oni/Lion Forge November 2020 Solicits
Lion Forge and Oni Press have their combined November 2020 solicitations… withe original graphic novels aplenty – but also Rick And Morty comics, including the famed assassin Jaguar getting the lead… RICK AND MORTY PRESENTS JAGUAR #1 CVR A ELLERBY ONI PRESS INC. Rick & Morty Presents Jaguar in Oni/Lion Forge November 2020 Solicits SEP201356 (W) Marc Ellerby (A/CA) Marc[...]
Lion Forge Drops The Beat
Back in October 2017, it was announced that Lion Forge had acquired (whatever that means) comic industry veteran Heidi MacDonald's comics news and reviews blog, Comics Beat or The Beat It was announced that Heidi would remain Editor-in-Chief, while Lion Forge owner David Steward II would become publisher, and the site would fall under the newly[...]
Forge Fund-Supporting Comics to Get New Logo in Diamond Previews
At the Diamond Retailer Breakfast at New York Comic Con, Bleeding Cool reported the news that Lion Forge had announced plans to expand a vital safety net for the comic book direct market by establishing The Forge Fund in partnership with Book Industry Charitable Foundation (Binc). Lion Forge will donate $100,000 of seed money to establish[...]
Forge Fund
At the Diamond Retailer Breakfast at New York Comic Con this morning, Lion Forge was not talking about new comic books They had something else to announce The Forge Fund.  They will be working with book industry charitable foundation BINC on a new programme to help comic book stores Whether that's getting grants, helping stores[...]
Former Oni Editor Says Severance Offer Was Tied to Non-Disparagement Agreement
Last week, Bleeding Cool reported on the merger between Oni Press and Lion Forge, under the auspices of Lion Forge parent company Polarity, and the layoffs that immediately followed said merger Several former Lion Forge and Oni employees spoke about their departure on social media, though details were relatively slim, seemingly due to contractual clauses[...]
Layoffs Hit Lion Forge, Oni Press After Merger Announcement
Lion Forge announced earlier today that they have merged with Oni Press, which has recently been acquired by Lion Forge parent company Polarity, a holding company launched last year by Lion Forge co-founder David Steward II Steward, who serves as CEO of Polarity, addressed potential layoffs in a New York Times interview with one brief[...]
Bezkamp:  Samuel Sattin and Jen Hickman Launch New YA Graphic Novel at Lion Forge
Lion Forge has announced a new original graphic novel to be published under the Young Adult imprint, Roar, from Glint writer Samuel Sattin and artist Jen Hickman Bezkamp is set for a release in October, and is announced in conjunction with WonderCon this weekend While this new series pledges to be enjoyable for readers young[...]
Lion Forge to Publish Time-Travel Road Trip Comic Backtrack
Lion Forge has announced another creator-owned series to launch in September from writer Brian Joines and artist Jake Elphick.  The series claims to combine Fast and Furious with Back to the Future and The Hunger Games What, no Game of Thrones? And oh, did we mention there's dinosaurs? The press release provides a description of[...]
Lion Forge to Print Ariel Slamet Ries's Witchy Webcomic this September
Lion Forge has announced plans to collect Witchy, the Ignatz-nominated ongoing webcomic by Ariel Slamet Ries, at C2E2 today The comic releases new episodes every Tuesday and Friday, but now you can read a version that trees died to produce and that you have to pay for, as comics were meant to be The press[...]