Joe Quesada leaves Marvel Comics after more than two decades in office – AIPT

Watch for Kevin Feige, CB Cebulski and Dan Buckley’s response to Joe Quesada’s departure from Marvel.

Joe Quesada went to his private Facebook and Twitter to let fans know that he will be stepping away from Marvel Comics. Quesada became known for his comic books of the 1990s, eventually becoming editor of Marvel Comics. marvel knights in 1998, then Editor-in-Chief of Marvel Comics in 2000. Since then, Quesada was named Chief Creative Officer in 2010, then renamed Executive Vice President and Chief Creative Officer in October 2019.

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In his Facebook post, Quesada was positive and grateful to Marvel Comics. “Marvel made me an offer that changed the trajectory of my life,” Quesada wrote, “But lately I’ve found myself thinking more and more about my favorite verse from TS Eliot’s Little Gidding, ‘We don’t won’t stop exploring / And the end of all our exploring / Will be to arrive where we began / And to know the place for the first time.’”

Quesada added, “As you can imagine, my love for the company, its characters and all of my colleagues runs deep, but I have an exciting new chapter about to begin, so the timing seems right. “

Quesada has made it clear that he’s not completely stepping away from comics with “several incredibly cool projects you’ll hear about in the coming months, including an indie short that I’m writing and directing.” Stay tuned!”

You can read Quesada’s statement in full below.

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