Michael Martens, VP Book Trade, Leaves Dark Horse

Dark_Horse_Comics_logoAfter twenty-two years with the publisher, Dark Horse’s vice president of book trade sales, Michael Martens, will step down, effective September 1. Michael spearheaded Dark Horse Comics’ expansion in the bookstore market, most recently in association with Penguin Random House Publisher Services. During his tenure with the company, Michael helped Dark Horse to continuously improve sales in the book market.

Michael has thirty-four years of experience in the comic industry; he spent twelve years as the vice president of customer service at Capital City Distribution prior to his work at Dark Horse.

Congratulats Michael Martens on his past accomplishments and we wish him luck in his future endeavors.

Michael’s successor will be announced during the American Library Association Annual Conference in June.

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