Anthony Blackwood has been hired as Marvel Comics' new Communications Coordinator. Blackwood will report to David Gabriel, the company's Senior VP of Print, Sales & Marketing. Blackwood takes over from Andrea Towers, who left the company in June.
Blackwood joins Marvel in New York after working the past year handling social media for Disneyland Resort. Blackwood is a veteran Disney employee, having worked for three years as an intern/cast member at Walt Disney World - even graduating from Disney University with a 'Mousters degree' - their equivalent to a master's degree.
In 2011, Blackwood interned for Marvel Comics. Blackwood has been active in online comics communities, writing for Comicosity, UncannyXMen.net, and MightyAvengers.net.