Jeph Loeb To Head Marvel TV

jeph_loeb_WAccording The Hollywood Reporter, Jeph Leob (HEROES) has been made the head of a new division of Marvel Entertainment: Marvel Television.
Loeb, with writing and producing credits for both comic books and TV shows (SMALLVILLE) will supervise the the adaptation of Marvel Comic’s properties into live-action and animated projects for televsion and the Direct-To-DVD market.
Dan Buckly, Marvel’s Publisher and the President of the print, animation and digital divisions, will work with Jeph Loeb on these productions.
Loeb’s job title will be Executive Vice President, Head of Television.
Loeb’s has written comic books for both Marvel and competitor DC in the past, winning two Eisner Awards for his work on Batman.
This move mirrors DC Entertainment’s recent appointment of Geoff Johns (also a SMALLVILLE writer) to oversee development of their characters for the screen.

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