C.B. Cebulski Takes Over for Axel Alonso as Marvel’s Editor-In-Chief
We had predicted an editorial shake-up at Marvel Entertainment and news dropped Friday it’s happening. C.B. Cebulski has been promoted to Marvel Comics Editor-in-Chief effective November 17, 2017. Former Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso has mutually parted ways with the company. The announcement was made by Dan Buckley, President, Marvel Entertainment.
Cebulski will oversee the editorial and creative aspects of Marvel’s comics. That includes overall editorial creative vision, shaping the larger story direction, and bringing in writers and artists. Cebulski will also be focused on expanding Marvel’s international publishing division.
He has worked on Runaways by Brian K. Vaughn and Adrian Alphona, and Marvel Fairy Tales. He is also a renowned talent recruiter, helping to sign the industry’s top talent including Skottie Young, Adi Granov, Sara Pichelli, Phil Noto, Steve McNiven and Jonathan Hickman, among others.
In 2010 he was promoted to Senior Vice President, Creator & Content Development of Marvel Entertainment and been at the forefront of Marvel Entertainment’s global expansion, as both VP, International Development Brand Management and most recently VP, Marvel Brand Management and Development, Asia. Cebulski has worked on deals with Kodansha in Japan, webcomics platform Daum in Korea and content creator NetEase in China, bringing Marvel to Asian markets through localized stories and characters. Cebulski will be tasked with bringing his global perspective to his new role. He will be working closely with comics partners like Panini, NetEase, Daum and Kodansha to expand the everyday Marvel Comics experience for fans across the world.
Cebulski is returning to New York after having moved to Shanghai due to his promotion in 2010.