Quesada was born in New York City and raised in Queens. He attended to the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, New York; and majored in illustration in 1984.
Joe Quesada is an American comic book artist, writer and editor. He began his career on the early 90's working for Valiant Comics and later would move to work for Marvel Comics. His first work for DC Comics was the issue #8 of Spelljammer. He is best known for co-creating Azrael along with Dennis O'Neil. Quesada would continue to work in the comic book industry. He became editor-in-chief of Marvel Comics in 2000.
Quesada is currently working as Chief Creative Officer for Marvel Comics.