John Barber confirmed news that we shared earlier this month: he is moving on from the IDW Publishing Editor-in-Chief post.
We sincerely wish John and IDW the best in whatever directions that they each move forward. Read on for John’s full statement after the jump, then join in the discussion on the 2005 boards!
Hi all… I’m not much of a poster here (I plan to turn that around in the new year) but here’s a big update from me: Tomorrow will be my last day working at IDW. It’s not sudden, having been planned for a while now, of course. It’s been a wild past couple years, in terms of life and world events, and I’m very happy and excited to start the next phase of things. I’ve worked at IDW far, far longer than I have anywhere else, making friendships and forging professional relationships that will last a lifetime. Thanks to everybody who’s been there, on-staff or outside. I wish all my IDW friends nothing but the best! Thanks also to our creative partners, whether they’re individual creators or the people working at huge corporations. Again, lifelong friendships have emerged and I couldn’t have hoped for a better set of people to work with—I’ll miss the day-to-day interaction, but it’s a small world, and I’m sure we’ll see each other again soon. Meanwhile, I’m off to pursue new creative endeavors and I’m feeling extremely energized about the future! Happy holidays!