Kickstarter has announced its new “Head of Comics,” Bryce Gold. Gold will manage and curate Kickstarter’s Comics category, connect with and champion the work of promising creators in the comics community, and bring together a growing community of comics creators and supporters of comics and illustration.
Bryce is an editor, publisher, educator, and organizer known for publishing comics, artist books, and literary zines. He joins Kickstarter from comiXology Originals – Amazon’s digital comics platform where he was the Head of Content, a position he took over about one year ago. At comiXology, Gold managed editorial, creative, and development for comiXology Originals content line and connected comics talent and comics intellectual properties with adaptation opportunities at Amazon Studios, Audible, and Amazon Games. All together, he spent eight years at comiXology.
He is also the publisher and editor of Pyrite Press, a comics and zine micropress; the co-founder of Zoetrope, a quarterly comics reading and animation showcase; and has taught Production of Comics at the School of Visual Arts in New York City.
Bryce join Kickstarter’s Outreach team – the multidisciplinary unit dedicated to connecting with and advocating for Kickstarter’s creators. He starts in his new role at Kickstarter today. Oriana Leckert continues leading the Publishing and Journalism categories as Bryce steps into the Comics role.