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Sarah Gaydos Promoted to Editor in Chief of Oni Press

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Oni Press has announced that Editorial Director of Licensed Publishing, Sarah Gaydos, has been promoted to Editor in Chief. Gaydos, the Eisner Award, Ringo Award, and Diamond Gem winner for Love is Love, joined Oni Press in April 2018 following her role as Group Editor at IDW. In her former position, she championed such licensed comic titles as Star Trek and Jem and the Holograms, as well as oversaw original content like Infinite Loop.

In her time at Oni Press, Gaydos has taken on licensed properties such as Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty, as well as acquired exciting new original and licensed content in development. In her new role, she will oversee and guide the editorial department, develop further licensed partnerships, and continue the company’s long-time emphasis on groundbreaking creator-owned work.

Gaydos began her comics career at WildStorm, an imprint of DC Comics, in 2006. She began in the administration department, and worked her way into editorial, cutting her teeth on licensed titles like World of Warcraft and titles for younger readers like Batman: Li’l Gotham. After joining IDW Publishing and eventually being promoted to Group Editor, Gaydos has found success editing a wide variety of content, with a special focus on comics for kids. In 2016, Gaydos won the “Best of San Diego People” award for her work in lifting up women in comics, and also received the ComicsAlliance Outstanding Editor award. She has traveled extensively, speaking on licensing, women in comics, and the importance of comics for kids and new readers.

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