IDW Publishing have hired Joe Hughes as an editor. The publisher's Chief Creative Officer Chris Ryall announced the news in a tweet about a "welcome lunch" with Hughes and other IDW staffers. Hughes will report directly to recently-promoted Editor-In-Chief David Hedgecock.
Hughes previously worked as Editor-In-Chief of the recently-closed ComicsAlliance. From 2009 to 2012 he was an assistant editor at DC's Vertigo imprint. Prior to that he was one of DC's Direct Sales Representatives, coming to the company after managing the New York City comic book store Forbidden Planet.