Today Marvel Entertainment has announced that it has appointed Jeph Loeb as Executive Vice President, Head of Television, a newly created division of Marvel Entertainment. Loeb will be working alongside Dan Buckley, Publisher & President of the Print, Animation & Digital Divisions, Marvel Worldwide, Inc. to translate Marvel's characters and stories to the television medium in both live-action and animated formats. Loeb will also oversee the development and distribution of live-action, animated and direct-to-DVD series.
Loeb has written acclaimed stories featuring every major superhero in comics. He is a multiple-time winner of the prestigious Eisner Award for his writing and has also served as writer/producer on the television series Smallville and Lost; writer/co-executive producer on Heroes; and writer of hit films Commando and Teen Wolf.
“I couldn’t be happier to accept this new position at Marvel Entertainment, working with both Dan and Alan to deliver exciting, cutting edge television projects,” said Mr. Loeb. “Marvel continues to break new ground in storytelling in both their comic book and film ventures, so, along with everyone here, I’m excited to bring the same brand of excitement into homes across the globe.”
Comic Vine congratulates Mr. Loeb on his new position. I cannot wait to see what new projects Marvel will begin putting out now.