Dark Horse is pleased to announce the promotion of staff member Jeremy Atkins to the new position of Director of Publicity.
Atkins comes to the position with two and a half years of experience in sales, marketing and publicity for Dark Horse. During his tenure, he's handled publicity surrounding the adaptation of the 300 graphic novel to film, created partnerships with MySpace, and increased national media coverage of Dark Horse books, comics, and merchandise.
In the newly created position, Atkins will have a greater role in promoting Dark Horse Entertainment projects.
Atkins is a native of Indianapolis and has previously worked in music and recording, including stints as a drummer and record cover model; you can find him on the cover of Built to Spill Live.
Since 1986, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. In addition to publishing comics from top talent like Frank Miller, Mike Mignola, Neil Gaiman, and comics legend Will Eisner, their highly successful line of comics and products based on popular properties includes Star Wars, Aliens, Conan, Emily the Strange, Tim Burton, Trigun, and The Incredibles. Today Dark Horse Comics is the third largest comic-book publisher in the U.S. and is recognized as the world's leading publisher of licensed comics material.