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 his new role, he will oversee audience growth and build new business relationships for the company. He will work closely with the sales and marketing teams and report directly to Image Comics publisher and chief creative officer, Eric Stephenson.

Viscardi is a well-known figure in the comics industry and co-founded the popular comics news site Comicbook.com in 2015. He managed editorial strategy, content creation, video production, and social media growth at the site until it was acquired by CBS Interactive, now Paramount Global, in 2018. Prior to 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 the company’s 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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