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Announcement:
Marvel Hires Associate Editor
By Brian Jacks

02.13.03


A day after DC cleared house (story here), their largest competitor is adding to their ranks. Marvel Comics has hired Teresa Focarile as their newest Associate Editor. Focarile's chief responsibility will be recruiting new writers from the film, television, and theater communities to work on Marvel properties alongside new and established comics professionals.


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Focarile comes to Marvel following years in the literary department at The Gersh Agency in New York, one of the industry's top entertainment agencies, where she worked with and represented up-and-coming writers, composers and lyricists. Focarile has also worked in the literary offices of Helen Merrill Ltd. and The Public Theater/NYSF and for The Goodman Theatre's 'Arts in Education' department.

According to the new editor, the early response to her recruiting efforts has been tremendous.

"Almost every person I talk to, whether an agent, manager or writer, thinks this new focus is a great idea and is really excited about the opportunity," said Focarile. "It's incredible how many of them are longtime Marvel Comics fans. I've already gotten a flood of submissions."

"We're very pleased that Teresa has joined our growing editorial ranks," said Marvel President & COO Bill Jemas. "She brings with her a wealth of experience working with talented writers from diverse artistic fields. Her hiring is a very important part in an overall aggressive Marvel initiative to bring new creative voices into the comic book community."

 

 
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