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So Jim Shooter is like the final boss in a video game?

January 28, 2012

I think we can all agree that completing the Marvel Try-Out book, sending it in the Marvel offices, and — dream of dreams — landing a job at the House of Ideas would be a comic lovers Horatio Alger story. But meeting with the eight-foot tall Jim Shooter — a man who’s burned a bridge or two in his day — would be a bit intimidating. No matter how many gumball machines and stuffed animals were strategically placed on his desk.

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  1. Greg A permalink
    January 28, 2012 2:13 pm

    And the winner of the Marvel Try-Out Book? Mark Bagley.

    • January 28, 2012 10:30 pm

      You know what? I knew that and completely forgot to mention it. Thanks for filling in that blank.

      I wonder if Bagley met with Shooter and crapped his pants on sight. And if he was offered a gumball.

      • Greg A permalink
        January 29, 2012 2:58 pm

        Having met Shooter myself, I suspect Bagley probably spent a good portion of the time trying to comprehend exactly how tall he truly is.

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