1. thinc Career Chat
with Nick Lowe
Friday, February 22
1 p.m. ET
Do any of your students love comic books?
How about X-Men? Of course they do!
Bring your students to our thinc Career Chat with
Nick Lowe, Senior Editor of the X-Men titles at
Nick has an incredibly cool career! Heʼs excited to
share what he does, how he got where he is and
talk to your students about what it takes to ﬁnd
their dream jobs.
What do I need to do to have my students participate?
Let us know youʼre planning to attend.
Register at: http://tinyurl.com/thincCCnick
Have your students submit their questions for our guest at: http://tinyurl.com/thincQA
Double check to make sure Google Hangouts are not blocked at your school. On the day of the
event you will go to http://tinyurl.com/thincHangout to participate.
About thinc Career Chats
Our thinc Career Chats are an opportunity for students to connect with some really amazing people who have equally
amazing careers. The chats are intended for students in grades ﬁve through twelve.
The chat is a live video broadcast through Google Hangouts. For approximately 30 minutes students interview our special
guest. All students are encouraged to submit questions in advance at: http://tinyurl.com/thincQA.
You can view the interviews via Google Hangout or if you let us know that your students would like ask their questions live
we can invite you into the hangout as well. Just let us know.
Questions? Contact Lance@PurpleFeetFoundation.org
2. Nick Lowe
Senior Editor, Marvel Entertainment
To help your students get to know Nick before the thinc Career Chat, we asked him
some general questions in advance. Ask your own here: http://tinyurl.com/thincQA
Where do you live?
New York City, NY
Where did you go to school? All the King's Men
St. Bernadette Elementary School by Robert Penn Warren
St. Ignatius Loyola High School (Cleveland)
Catholic University of America Food
Tell us about your family.
I'm the youngest of three boys who all put my mom and Place
dad through a lot! Rome, Italy
Give us your bio in your own words. Technology
I grew up on the west side of Cleveland. I was always a iPhone
big fan of cartoons and reading growing up. When I
broke my arm in the 7th grade, my brother brought me a Cleveland Indians
bag of X-Men comics and I quickly became obsessed.
When I was a sophomore in college, I applied for an Itʼs a Wonderful Life
internship at Marvel Comics and got rejected. The next
year, I applied again and got in. So I moved to New York Season
for the summer. They told me to come in two days a Summer
week, but since I moved there just for the internship I
started coming every day. I worked really hard and they Quote
never told me to stop. Some of the editors liked me, so "With great power, there must also
they gave me a lot to do and one asked me to let her come great responsibility."
know when I was graduating. She then hired me and I - Stan Lee
started as an Assistant Editor two days after college
Ten and a half years later I'm a Senior Editor overseeing the X-Men books at Marvel. It's
a dream job. Sure, there are good days and bad days, but I love my work and wouldnʼt
trade it for anything.