On July 13, Platinum Studios informed me that effective immediately, the company was terminating its involvement in this website (‘involvement’ not being the proper term to use, though, since Platinum fully owned BF at the time).
While Platinum gave me the assurance that their termination of the deal had absolutely nothing to do with the site’s performance or my creative talents running it, I still felt as if struck by lightning: suddenly, I was unemployed and saw my dream job go up in smoke.
Then how come Broken Frontier is still around, you ask?
‘Ill weeds grow apace’ is what they say, right? [insert sarcastic laugh here]
Although I won’t go into any details, I can say that as of this month, the site is completely, for 100%, in my hands again. BF is back where it was this time last year: a budding, independent online resource for coverage of all things comics-related… in whatever shape, size or medium.
Arguably another bad omen for Platinum, but good luck to BF boss Frederik Hautain (the man who gave me my online break, for better or worse) for the future…