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Quesada Liked DC Better When Marvel Hired Him in the Late-90s

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Quesada Liked DC Better When Marvel Hired Him in the Late-90s

Chief Creative Office of Marvel Entertainment Joe Quesada revealed in a Twitter reply that he was a bigger fan of DC Comics when his company, Event Comics, was hired by Marvel Comics to bring to life a line of Marvel Knights comics.

Quesada explained that he was “a Marvel fan as a kid and a DC fan [as] an adult. I was all about the DC when Marvel hired my company to do Marvel, it felt weird, kinda dirty. DC was just putting out better books at then time. Then I went on to kick their asses.”

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Quesada’s company was hired by Marvel Comics in 1998. He went on to become Editor-in-Chief of Marvel Comics in 2000, a role he held until 2011. Axel Alonso took over as Editor-in-Chief of Marvel in 2011, who held that role until November 2017, when C.B. Cebulski replaced him.

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Quesada has held the role of Chief Creative Office for Marvel Entertainment since 2010. He also serves as an executive producer on Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Quesada previously served as executive producer on the cancelled Agent Carter series.

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