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In 1998, Marvel was in the throes of bankruptcy, so they turned to two
creators enjoying some success with their independent Event Comics.
Marvel hired Joe Quesada and Jimmy Palmiotti to produce several titles,
and Marvel Knights was born. That first wave of titles included
Daredevil, Inhumans, Black Panther and Punisher. The initial line of
Knights books changed everything, and eventually lead to Quesada
assuming the role of Editor-In-Chief, bring that same magic to the rest
of the line. They did all that, in addition to doing the art for Kevin
Since the initial offering of 4 comics, Marvel Knights has continued as
a viable imprint, although somewhat changed. If you know The Sentry,
Daredevil: Yellow, Hulk: Grey, Silver Surfer: Requiem, Spider-Man: Reign,
or Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s Punisher, you know Marvel Knights.
Josh, Ron, and Conor take a trip back in time to remember what
comics were like at the birth of Marvel Knights, and about the impact
that is still felt in comics today.
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