John Nee has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Business Development at DC Comics. Nee, who joined DC Comics in 1998 as Vice President and General Manager of Wildstorm, will continue to oversee Wildstorm, CMX manga, and overseas business development while pursuing additional opportunities in videogame development, international publishing and new media. Mr. Nee will continue to report directly to Paul Levitz, DC Comics' President and Publisher.
In 2004 Nee oversaw DC's expansion into the world of manga publishing with the creation of the publisher's CMX manga imprint and in 2007 he was instrumental in arranging DC's investment in the Japanese publisher Flex Comics (see 'DC Goes Mobile'), one of Japan's cutting edge publishers of manga via the Internet and mobile devices. Nee now serves on the Board of Directors of Flex Comics.