Rich Johnson and Syndee Barwick have departed Lion Forge following the company's merger with Oni Press under the new umbrella company Polarity.
Johnson joined Lion Forge in July 2016 as Vice President of Sales, Marketing, and Business Development. Johnson previously co-founded Yen Press, and was DC's VP of Trade Book Sales for nine years. He teaches graphic novels and publishing as an adjunct professor at Drexel University and Pace University
Syndee Barwick joined Lion Forge in June 2016 as its Director of Marketing and Product Development, and was promoted last October to Vice President of Marketing, Merchandising, and Product Development. She previously worked at DC for 18 years.