Janna Morishima has been named marketing director at the comic book publishing company, Papercutz.
Morishima served as one of the founding editor of Scholastic’s graphic novel division, Graphix. At Graphix, she worked on several successful projects including Jeff Smith‘s Bone series and an adaptation of Ann Martin‘s The Babysitters Club series.
Publisher Terry Nantier had this statement in the release: “We’re very excited to welcome Janna to our team as Papercutz experiences explosive growth with such licenses as the Smurfs and now Ninjago which has debuted with a 200,000 copy print run. I’ve known her for a few years already and with her combined experience of editing and marketing children’s graphic novels and this, from the very start of this category’s introduction and growth, she will bring an added dimension of knowledge and energy.”