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Comic Book Publishers

Overview

Comic book publishers produce and release comic books to consumers. The job entails a variety of tasks, which may include securing artists and negotiating contracts for the books, editing the material, funding the projects, printing the books, and marketing and distributing the books. Comic book publishers often work with characters and stories owned by their company or licensed from another company. Comic book publishing companies range from small, independent groups to mid-size companies such as Dynamite Entertainment, IDW Publishing, and Boom!, to the large, long-established companies like Marvel and DC Comics. 

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Certification/License

None

Outlook

Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits

Enterprising

Organized

Problem-Solving

Career Ladder
Comic Book Publisher

Managing Editor

Editor or Artist

Intern