To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of Marvel Knights, we welcome Joe Quesada to tell the origin story of the imprint and contextualize it within Marvel history. One lucky break he got early in his career came full circle with the launch of Marvel Knights. That single opportunity he was given has continued to inform his creative career (and life) ever since.
Without Marvel Knights, we would not have the version of Black Panther that just hit screens, and were it not for writer Christopher Priest (aka Jim Owsley), we would not have had Marvel Knights in the first place, either.
"The chance that there's an open assignment? Not good, but I'll see."
Interviews with Joe Quesada were recorded live onstage at Fan Expo Canada (Toronto) in the fall of 2016.
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Comics Discussed on This Episode
Daredevil: Guardian Devil by Smith, Quesada, Palmiotti
Black Panther by Christopher Priest, Mark Texeira, and more artists Complete Collection Volume 1 Volume 2 Volume 3 Volume 4, which includes The Crew #1-7
Inhumans by Paul Jenkins & Jae Lee
Daredevil: Father by Joe Quesada, Danny Miki, & Richard Isanove
Joe Quesada: Twitter
Joe is appearing at Fan Expo Dallas 6-8 April 2018 (as will both John and Moisés)
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Black Panther art by Mark Texeira
Daredevil art by Joe Quesada & Jimmy Palmiotti