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Joe Madureira Interview on Nerdist.com Talks Marvel

Here's a brand new interview featured on Nerdist.com in which Joe talks about what he's been up to since resigning from Vigil Games last month.
Comic Book Day: Chasing Down Joe MadureiraTo many of us – myself included – Joe Madureira is living the dream. He’s made a name for himself in comics with titles like Uncanny X-Men and Battle Chasers, and he’s known for putting out quality video games like the Darksiders series. The only thing missing is competitive burrito eating, and then he’d be living out a very literal dream I had last night. Recently, though, Madureira left Vigil Games to return to comics. What comic, you ask? We chased Joe Madureira down to get some answers on what he has planned for his return to comics, when we’ll see new Battle Chasers, and what Marvel characters are going to appear in his new book.

NERDIST: So, tell us, what’s going on in the wild world of Joe Madureira these days?

JOE MADUREIRA: Drawing. Lots of drawing. It feels good!

N: Recently, we saw you…

Joe Madureira leaves Vigil games

Quite a shocker of an announcement but Joe Madureira has left as the creative director at Vigil Games. He helped co-found the company back in 2005 and released Darksiders and now Darksiders II. Here is a breakdown on his departure he posted on facebook... Ok! First of all, thank you for all the support. It means the world to me. I just wanted to provide a little more info/clarify a few points. I wish I could hit every single question, and maybe I will someday, but for now:

1-I left Vigil and THQ on very good terms. The continued success of the studio is extremely important to me. And it is not out of the question that I could work with them as an external developer. I'm just not an employee anymore.

2-My leaving is not the 'end of Darksiders'. DS belongs to THQ, they are free to make as many Darksiders sequels as they'd like.

3- I'm not leaving games.

4-You diehard Battle Chasers fans are hilarious. No matter where I go or what I'm talking about, BC is …