Exec named new VP of publicity
DC Comics has elevated David Hyde, praiser liaison for sister Warner Bros. divisions, to VP of publicity.Hyde oversees the PR campaigns for all graphic novels and trade paperbacks, as well as the company’s 80-plus monthly periodicals published under DC and associated labels such as Vertigo, Wildstorm and Mad magazine. He coordinates PR activities for DC Comics-related properties with Warner’s theatrical, TV, homevideo, interactive and licensed publishing arms. Hyde joined DC Comics, which is owned by Warners, four years ago as director of publicity. Previously, he served as assistant director of PR at Anchor Books, a Random House imprint.