Diamond Appoints Chris Powell Of MyComicShop.com As Executive Director Of Business Development

It wasn’t long ago I heard that Chris Powell, manager of Lone Star Comicsand MyComicShop.com was to take a specific senior position in the comic book industry. I didn’t run the story because talking to the company in question, it just wasn’t true. Loks like the source may have got the story right, but the company wrong.

Now I understand that Powell will move to Maryland to become Diamond Comic Distributors’ Executive Director of Business Development for the comic book speciality market, with a mission to increase the number of comic stores in the market, and help existing stores expand. This was an aim of the company as expressed at San Diego Comic Con, and it appears Powell will be givn the task of making it flesh.

Powell was a founder of ComicsPro and served as President of the CBLDF. He will begin his new role in March.

BC GOTY logo

Bleeding Cool’s Game Of The Year 2014

unnamed (5)

Prettier Deadlier For 2015…

Cover_of_Pyongyang_by_Guy_Delisle

Guy Delisle Says Goodbye To The Pyongyang Movie And Shares His Own Troubles With The Comic

Joe Quesada Appears On Stephen Colbert’s Final Night, As The Captain America Shield Is Taken Into Eternity

Greg Pak Just Killed Off Regan From All-Star Superman

LadyRawLadyZ001CovAMayhew

New Tales Of Old West Adventures With Lady Rawhide And Lady Zorro

KingPhantom01-Cov-H-FOC-LiefeldVirgin

Rob Liefeld Covers Flash Gordon And The Phantom

500271_press02

Sideshow’s Second Set Of Art Prints

Sir Ian McKellen Teaches Cookie Monster Some Restraint

Maxx’s Super Awesome Comic Review Show – Saga, Multiversity, Squarriors, And More!