How 'Marvel Knights' Saved Marvel Comics
Joe Quesada and Jimmy Palmiotti look back on the evolutionary era with 'Marvel's Declassified'!
Available exclusively on SiriusXM, Marvel’s Declassified is a nonfiction narrative podcast that focuses on the rich, dynamic, and evolving history of Marvel Comics as told through a contemporary lens!
How did Marvel Knights—a now-legendary imprint created by Joe Quesada and Jimmy Palmiotti—save Marvel Comics from near-extinction? On this episode, your hosts Lorraine Cink and Evan Narcisse find out from the people who made it happen. They hear a firsthand account of how Quesada and Palmiotti went from co-founding an indie comic book label to marching into a meeting with the President of Marvel Comics, Joe Calamari, and requesting to be Marvel’s new co-editors-in-chief. They delve into the imprint’s experimental style, grim and grittier aesthetic, as well as its violent, realistic tone. Plus, they explore how the imprint’s risky decisions paid off.
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