April 20, 2024 3:33 am
Comicbook.com Cofounder named VP of Business Development at Image Comics

Jim Viscardi has been appointed as the new vice president of business development at Image Comics, effective immediately. In this new role, he will oversee audience growth and build new business relationships for the company. He will collaborate closely with the sales and marketing teams and report directly to Image Comics publisher and chief creative officer, Eric Stephenson.

Viscardi is well-known for co-founding the popular comics news site Comicbook.com in 2015, where he managed editorial strategy, content creation, video production, and social media growth. The site was acquired by CBS Interactive, now Paramount Global, in 2018 and remains a top source of news for the comic industry. Before his role at Comicbook.com, Viscardi worked in marketing and communications at Marvel Entertainment.

Viscardi expressed his excitement about joining Image Comics and contributing to its legacy of fostering creative independence while driving strategic business growth. He emphasized the importance of pushing boundaries, inspiring innovation, and amplifying the voices of creators worldwide. Stephenson, Image Comics’ publisher, added that he has known Viscardi for around a decade and is pleased to finally have the opportunity to work together. He praised Viscardi’s work ethic, passion for comics, and unique perspective, which he believes will serve him well in his new role.

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