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Gail Simone to Write Seven Days, Catalyst Prime's First Super-Mega-Crossover Event
Jack Kirby once said, "Kid, you haven't made it in comics until you've had your first super-mega-crossover event." Well, it looks like Catalyst Prime, the self-billed "most diverse universe of heroes" in comics has finally made it, because this July, the Lion Forge imprint will run it's first super-mega-crossover event, Seven Days Written by Gail[...]
More Details Emerge About Lion Forge Comics Layoffs
Yesterday, Bleeding Cool reported on a large number of layoffs at Lion Forge Comics in St Louis, Missouri, as they undergo significant restructuring We were told twelve had gone, and named Senior Editor Greg Tumbarelloas one of them However, we also understand that departing staff have signed non-disclosure agreements as part of their package and so[...]
Lion Forge Announces New Middle-Grade Series Underfoot at NYCC
Lion Forge has announced a new graphic novel series for its cat-themed middle-grade readers imprint, Caracal Called Underfoot, the series is written by Ben Fisher and Emily S Whitten with art by Michelle Nguyen and is planned to last for three volumes, with the first hitting stores next April. In the press release, Fisher said: Emily and I[...]
Lion Forge, home of Catalyst Prime (now with added Gail Simone), has another title to launch in November: a certain Quincredible (which they trademarked earlier in the year). QUINCREDIBLE #1 SEP181865 (W) Rodney Barnes (A) Kelly Fitzpatrick, Selina Espiritu (CA) Michelle Wong Quinton, a high school sophomore, is looking to live his best life by moonlighting as a superhero[...]
Lion Forge Hires Andrew E.C. Gaska as Senior Development Editor
Continuing their hiring spree, Lion Forge has brought on Andrew E.C Gaska to the position of Senior Development Editor In the role, Gaska will help develop new IP for Lion Forge in both comics and animation Gaska will also work with Lion Forge's licensing department and Jill Gerber on developing educational graphic novel projects[...]
Gender Queer: A Memoir
Tomorrow at San Diego Comic-Con, Lion Forge is sponsoring the Diversity and Inclusivity panel, but they aren't waiting until tomorrow to announce that they'll be publishing cartoonist Maia Kobabe's Gender Queer: A Memoir next spring What's that all about, you ask? A press release is happy to answer the question: Maia Kobabe (who uses the pronouns[...]
Lion Forge Launches Caracal, a New Middle Grade Imprint
Lion Forge is at it again, launching yet another imprint, this one aimed at Middle Grade readers between the ages of 8-12 The new imprint is called Caracal, which might leave you wondering: what the heck is a Caracal? We're glad you asked, because it gives us an opportunity to break out the skills we[...]
Jill Gerber Joins Lion Forge as Director of Education Outreach and Collections
Lion Forge has hired Jill Gerber as Director of Education Outreach and Collections, a press release revealed today The publisher touted its own reputation as "one of comics publishing's most forward-thinking companies", which seems fair considering how smart an idea it is to hire someone to focus on getting Lion Forge comics into classrooms, where[...]
CBLDF Lion Forge
Lion Forge has joined the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund as a corporate partner, the company revealed in a press release Thursday Like all the best steamy romances, the press release announcing the new coupling touted Lion Forge's commitment to "Comics for Everyone" and a "focus on comics publishing across all age groups," as well[...]
little tails, Voltron Legendary Defender Vol. 3 Begins: Lion Forge July 2018 Solicits
The Lion Forge solicits are available now with their usual promising cavalcade of Catalyst Prime titles, new graphic novels, as well as Encounter, Wrapped Up, and Infinity 8 Plus, Voltron Legendary Defender Vol 3 begins! Unfortunately, their covers are not yet ready with the exception of Little Tales of the Forest[...]
Lion Forge Plots the Next Phase of Catalyst Prime, Starting with Quincredible
We got a taste of Lion Forge's plans for its Catalyst Prime superhero universe on Thursday at the Diamond Retailer Summit As announced there, Lion Forge co-founders Carl Reed and David Steward II will take the reigns as Editorial Directors of the line, and with it come a number of creative team changes, some of which[...]
Lots of Changes at Lion Forge and Catalyst Prime, from the Diamond Retailer Summit
Lots of announcements were packed into the Lion Forge presentation at the Diamond Retailer Summit dinner Lion Forge Co-Founders Dave Steward II (CEO) and Karl Reed (CCO) will be the new Executive Editors of the company's Catalyst Prime superhero imprint. "We want to give new authentic voices to different age ranges of a particular generation." –[...]
Lion Forge June 2018 Solicits
The second volume of Gene Ha's Mae commences, its first volume is released in a collected edition, and Joe Flood and Dave Scheidt kick off a new series called Cellies, all from Lion Forge this June Full solicit text below. APR181631 MAE TP VOL 01 (W/A/CA) Gene Ha Mae's beloved older sister Abbie has been missing for years[...]