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Loeb Named EVP of Marvel Television

Jeph Loeb, the Marvel comics
writer who brought a graphic-novel sensibility to the NBC series Heroes, has been named
executive VP of television, a new post atop a new division.

Marvel waspurchasedlast year by Disney.

Loeb will be responsible
for helping turn the brand into live action and animated series and
direct-to-DVD offerings.

Loeb's past TV credits have
also included The CW's Smallville and ABC's Lost. He was writer and co-executive producer on
Heroes.