Tom Flinn, VP Emeritus, Columnist
has been in the pop culture business for over 25 years.
A graduate of the University of Wisconsin, he studied art history and cinema in graduate school and spent three years as an instructor in filmmaking and popular culture at the University of Wisconsin--Stevens Point.
While in graduate school, Flinn was the Book Editor of The Velvet Lightrap film magazine.
Flinn was the first full-time employee of Capital City Distribution where he worked his way up from the warehouse to Vice President of Product Management, a position that involved supervising the staff that created the monthly Advance Comics mag-a-log.
was also a frequent contributor to the highly esteemed print version of Internal Correspondence
, Capital City's magazine for pop culture retailers.
At Capital Flinn pushed hard to expand the product lines available to retailers, believing that diversity of offerings gave retailers the best chance of riding out the often drastic ups and downs that characterize pop culture collector categories.
After Capital City was acquired by Diamond Comic Distributors, Flinn took the position of Director of Purchasing at Diamond where he created the International Section of Previews.
Flinn has been Vice President -- Content at ICv2 since its founding in early 2001.