In a piece about the struggles of the comic book industry during this difficult time, it’s mentioned that Marvel has cut its editorial staff in half according to a source familiar with the matter. From the article:
Marvel has cut its editorial staff by half, according to a source familiar with the situation. A Marvel spokesman said the company would not confirm numbers, but that all the cut staff were furloughed, not laid off, and the firm would continue providing health insurance “for the duration of the furlough period”.
It’s encouraging that the employees are merely furloughed, and not completely laid off, and will continue receiving health insurance for the duration. But it’s just yet another unfortunate reminder of the difficulties the comic book industry is going through during the coronavirus pandemic.
Join the AIPT Patreon
Want to take our relationship to the next level? Become a patron today to gain access to exclusive perks, such as:
- ❌ Remove all ads on the website
- 💬 Join our Discord community, where we chat about the latest news and releases from everything we cover on AIPT
- 📗 Access to our monthly book club
- 📦 Get a physical trade paperback shipped to you every month
- 💥 And more!