Marie Javins, Group Editor, DC Comics, and World Traveler
Demystifying Dreams: The Story of One Woman’s Adventures, from Bluffing Her Way across International Borders to Being in Charge of the Justice League
You don’t need a passport to visit Gotham City, but if you did, writer/editor Marie Javins would breeze through Customs. She specializes in finding the intersection of global exploration and comic book creation, sparked by encounters along the way, finding inspiration in both complex challenges and relationships nurtured across decades and continents. But success isn’t a fantasy—it’s created through a methodical approach to problems both exotic and mundane. Demystify dreams in this discussion about a practical approach to everything from arguing with armed border guards to creating a thriving global career in a creative industry.
Marie Javins is a group editor at DC Entertainment, where she oversees the Justice League publishing line. Prior to DC, Javins served as editor-in-chief of a comics company based in Kuwait. She was previously a comic book colorist and editor at Marvel. She graduated from Antioch College, taught at New York's School of Visual Arts, wrote nine books including Stalking the Wild Dik-Dik: One Woman’s Solo Misadventures Across Africa and a prose novel about Iron Man, and traveled twice around the world via public transport.
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