Joe Quesada on ‘When I Grow Up’
Any kid worth his Harry Potter books knows who Scholastic is; the multimedia publisher that educates and entertains school children.
As part of their When I Grow Up series of web articles, the publisher recruits adults to tell kids what their jobs are like. The latest grown-up to provide career advice is Joe Quesada, Editor-in-Chief of Marvel Comics.
Here are some of the highlights:
I play with Spider-Man for a living!
When I was a kid, I wanted to be: A baseball player for the New York Mets.
My father bought me my first comic in 1968 because he had seen in the news that Stan Lee and Marvel were introducing a new comic book that preached against the evils of drug abuse, and he thought it would be a great way to get the message across.
It’s a cute article, aAnd let’s face it, we all want to grow up to be the guy who runs a comic book company, right?