C.B. Cebulski is the new Marvel Editor in Chief
Bleedingcool.com breaks the story of Marvel’s appointment of a new editor-in-chief and its a person Filipino comic geeks are pretty familiar already – C.B. Cebulski.
His first shot in the comics biz started in 1997 when he landed the role of editor for CPM Manga after which he became a freelance editor and did some editing for Image Comics’ titles like Noble Causes. In 2002, he joined Marvel where he wrote for Marvel Mangaverse and later became Ralph Macchio’s associate editor. This was also where he did editing for high profile titles like NYX, Wolverine: Snikt and Runaways.
Cebulski took a quick break from Marvel to work once again as a freelance editor and did a couple of Image titles. He went back to Marvel a year later where he started the talent management department. Cebulski was promoted to head talent scout for as Senior Vice President of Creator and Content Development where he was able to hire creators like Adi Granov, Sara Pichelli, Steve McNiven and even Jonathan Hickman.
Last year, Cebulski was again promoted to Marvel’s VP of International Business Deveopment & Brand Management. According to him, the job was pretty much just “developing the company’s brand in Asia”. Cebulski brokered several deals in this time including partnership with Japan’s Kodansha, Korea’s Daum, and China’s NetEase. He also spearheaded Marvel’s localized stories debuting in several Asian markets.
According to Marvel’s release, Cebulski will oversee all day-to-day editorial and creative aspects of Marvel Comics, while continuing in his role expanding Marvel into new countries. For this new position, Cebulski will relocate back to New York after 18 months spent living in Shanghai.