The past few weeks have seen a large amount of attention paid to the comics industry’s problems with diversity, sexual harassment, and sexism. To summarize recent events: The Mary Sue’s Marcy Cook wrote an article summing up the industry’s problems, and offers a possible solution to resolving them. Dark Horse Comics’ Scott Allie, its editor-in-chief … Read moreHow to fix the comics industry’s harassment and diversity problems?
To my surprise, I learned earlier today that Archie Comics has laid off part of its staff. I first read about this on Jon Trouten’s blog, but The Comics Beat notes that five employees (out of a total staff of 30) have been laid off as of a week ago. More details as to why this has … Read moreArchie announces layoffs