Dark Horse Comics has promoted from within to fill an editorial management position, while Mad Cave Studios has hired an experienced hand as a new vice president.
"Already a trusted and respected leader, Freddye has long been a role model at Dark Horse," Editor-in-Chief Dave Marshall said of the promotion. "The precision, acumen, and dedication with which she has successfully edited comics for licensors such as Fox, Lucasfilm, and Disney over the years will now be brought to bear on the processes and procedures of the editorial department, to our extraordinary benefit, I have no doubt."
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Prior to his stint at IDW, Irwin helped launch the graphic novel imprint at Insight (see "Insight Launching Graphic Novel Imprint"), held management roles at Heavy metal, Wildstorm, and Upper Deck, and worked as an illustrater and inker for Marvel Comics, DC Comics and Dark Horse Comics, among others.