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Alex Segura Returns to DC Comics

Alex Segura has returned to DC Comics to serve as the executive director of publicity.  For nearly two years, he had worked at Archie Comics as the executive director of publicity and marketing.

Here’s an excerpt from Segura’s blog post: “This is an important time at DC Entertainment. And a great time to be DC Entertainment. The New 52 is in full swing. The company is crackling with a creative energy that’s never been seen before – in comics and beyond. And while I could take up a lot of Internet real estate listing all the great things coming up, we’ll save that for later. Short version: big stuff is happening. Get ready.”

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KISS Returns to Comic Books with Archie Comics & IDW Publishing

Archie Comics and IDW Publishing will collaborate with the rock band KISS on two projects. Reportedly, this will be the first time two major comic publishers have shared a license simultaneously.

Frontman Gene Simmons had this statement in the release: “KISS has a comic book history that spans almost four decades … Archie and IDW will tell two unique and in-your-face tales of KISS, and we’re thrilled to be working with them on these projects.”

Archie Comics will launch the KISS storyline series in November with Archie #627. The four-part mini-series features writing by director of publicity & marketing Alex Segura and illustrations by veteran artist Dan Parent. IDW plans to release their comic in 2012, but has not revealed any further details.

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Alex Segura Joins Archie Comics

Archie Comics LogoAlex Segura has been named executive director of publicity and marketing at Archie Comics.

In the release, Segura had this quote: “My first comic book was a copy of Betty & Veronica Double Digest, so coming to Archie is in many ways a homecoming … I’m energized, honored and very much looking forward to working with Jon and the gang on how best to promote the great collection of characters and stories Archie has to offer.”

Prior to joining Archie Comics, Segura served as the publicity manager at DC Comics. There, he helped launch the company’s first daily news blog, The Source. He also worked on national publicity campaigns for beloved comic book figures such as Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman.