Let’s round up the week’s job moves, shall we?
• Boom has announced three hires and a promotion (one of these hires has been filling on inbox with info for a few weeks now, so Anthony, you are on the job!)
Grecia Martinez has been promoted to Marketing Coordinator. Martinez began at BOOM! Studios in 2021 as a Marketing Assistant where she helped with the growth of various digital, administrative, and advertising initiatives including social media, video interviews, and content production.
Anthony Mauro has joined the company as the Marketing Lead, bringing with him four years of experience with the publicity team at Dark Horse Comics, writing in the trenches with Heroic Hollywood and Word of the Nerd, and contributing to, publishing, and funding a small anthology on Kickstarter–Hotdog Water: A Comics Anthology. In his time in the industry, he’s repped notable titles such as The Umbrella Academy, Black Hammer, and Brian Michael Bendis’ Jinxworld line, as well as exciting licenses such as Star Wars, Overwatch, and Critical Role.
Adrian Lopez has joined the company as the Social Media Producer. Working in social media since 2008, he’s spearheaded marketing efforts for Coheed and Cambria’s Evil Ink Comics, Food Network’s Ace of Cakes Duff Goldman, as well as Skybound Entertainment’s diverse portfolio of IP, including The Walking Dead and Invincible.
Austin Fraley has joined the company as the Sales Assistant. Fraley joins BOOM! Studios after years managing a comic shop and representing Packrat Comics and Crunchyroll at industry conventions. He also is credited with producing color flats for an independently published comic book, The Scarlet Huntress during his time interning with Sean Forney Inc. as well as supporting Social Media and Creative Development at his time with Eleven Arts Film Studio.
• Esther Kim, who previously filled out inbox with info from Boom, has left the company for new adventures.
• Mark Visnick has been promoted at Tokyopop toCOO and Publisher. He was previouslyVP of Publishing, having joined the company early last year, after a stint at TKO. Nitty Gritty from the PR:
In this new role, Visnick will manage all North American operations including print, digital, editorial, marketing/PR, sales, and distribution. As the comics, manga, and graphic novel markets continue to expand, Visnick will develop strategies to drive growth and efficiency for the brand. He will report to TOKYOPOP founder and CEO, Stu Levy.
During his time at TOKYOPOP, Visnick has doubled year over year company revenue, significantly expanded the brand’s presence in the North American marketplace via retail channel expansion and partnerships, increased market share, and implemented a new production process to efficiently scale content output.
Before TKO, Visnick was Senior Business Development Manager at Ingram Content Group, and at Callisto Media, Inc. and Lonely Planet / BBC Worldwide.
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