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Fri, September 26th, 2003 - Issue #26
Mark shares a story of what might have been had legendary director Orson Welles been able to produce and star in what would have been the very first Batman feature film, back in the 1940s. The film, as well all know, was never realized.

Fri, September 19th, 2003 - Issue #25
Mark Millar returns with a look at some of the best and worst film adaptations of comics ever. What did he think of Tim Burton's 'Batman?' How about the recent 'Hulk' movie? Which comic based film had a serious affect on his life? Mark tackles all of these and more.

Fri, February 21st, 2003 - Issue #24
It was a simpler, more quiet time. Actually, not really quieter, but at one time we all attended elementary school and received report cards. Check out the report cards from some of your favorite comic writers and artists like Bendis, Simone, Hitch, Liefeld, Millar and others.

Fri, February 14th, 2003 - Issue #23
Earler this week there was an editorial shake-up at DC Comics which causes Mark to have a very odd dream wherein he finds himself as president and publisher of DC Comics. What would the DC Universe look like with him in charge?

Fri, February 7th, 2003 - Issue #22
What happens to a writer or artist 10 years after they're on top? Mark Millar examines the trend downward that seems to afflict all of them.

Fri, January 31st, 2003 - Issue #21
This is the week where Mark goes an entire column talking about everything but comics. Actually, that's not entirely true. War, Michael Moore and a little movie called 'Daredevil' make it into this weeks edition of 'The Column.'

Fri, January 24th, 2003 - Issue #20
Mark asks the question who has the most difficult job in comics, the writer or the artist? The answer may seem obvious, but it's not nearly as easy a question to answer as you may think.

Fri, January 10th, 2003 - Issue #19
Ever wonder what the homes of some of your favorite comic creators look like? Millar tells all when he reveals the insides of the homes lived in by Quesada, Waid, Hitch, Layman, Barrucci and Lee.

Fri, January 3rd, 2003 - Issue #18
The real world we live in and the fictional world of super-heroes are meeting in very strange ways and when it happens, we will be the only ones truly prepared. How so? Read on.

Mon, December 30th, 2002 - Issue #17
Mark presents his best of list from 2002 with categories covering Best Scoop, Series, New Series, Movie, Column, Editor, Artist, Writer and Company.

Fri, December 20th, 2002 - Issue #16
For those aspiring comic writers and artists out there, Mark descrbies the seven types of comic book editors you'll run into in your career and which types you need to avoid.

Fri, December 13th, 2002 - Issue #15
Mark Millar is back and he shares the story of his American adventure at Mid-Ohio Con, his visit to New York City and the Marvel offices, and what he's been up to since the last column here at CBR.

Fri, October 25th, 2002 - Issue #14
Mark Millar and Bryan Hitch get together and break out the Ouija board in an attempt to contact the spirit of Jack Kirby. The results? VERY surprising. Read on to find out what happened.

Fri, October 18th, 2002 - Issue #13
Mark presents the Top 10 comics you didn't even know you loved! Which ones make the list? Read on to find out.

Fri, October 11th, 2002 - Issue #12
Casting 'Comics: The Movie.' It's got a big time writer attached and Mark helps out the casting crew with suggestions on who should play your favorite industry pro.

Wed, October 2nd, 2002 - Issue #11
It's part three of 'The Chair' series of interviews and this week DC sits in the slightly used seat. Or do they?

Fri, September 27th, 2002 - Issue #10
In the second-part of the three-part 'The Chair' series, Mark Millar talks at length with CrossGen President/CEO Mark Alessi. This very candid interview covers all those subjects you'd expect and more. Millar didn't shy away from the hard questions and Alessi didn't shy away from answering them. A revealing interview you need to read.

Mon, September 23rd, 2002
Rich Johnston brings you news that CrossGen has attained Premier Status with Diamond Comics Distributors, a new DC related TV show coming to ABC, new 'Storm' and 'Thing' series from Marvel, five pages from that aborted 'Solar' project and much more. UPDATED with new images from Solar and a look at the new Voltron!

Fri, September 20th, 2002 - Issue #9
In the first of a three-part series Mark sits down some of comics biggest name in "The Chair." This week Mark talks extensively with Marvel's Joe Quesada and Bill Jemas.

Fri, September 13th, 2002 - Issue #8
Mark runs the bases this week with thoughts on the nostalgia trend in comics, where the industry is in the 'twenty year rule,' defending DK2, Grayson and Fegrado kicking ass and much more.

Fri, September 6th, 2002 - Issue #7
It's been a year since the events of September 11th and Mark takes a look back on the year and how it's affected not only his writing, but comics publishing in general.

Fri, August 30th, 2002 - Issue #6
Mark Millar shares a not-so-typical week in the life of a comic creator filled with meetings, hangovers, train trips, dirty Marvel T-Shirts and a look at what Mark's working on now that you'll be seeing in the future.

Fri, August 23rd, 2002 - Issue #5
A very special guest columnist sits in for Mark Millar this week and makes the very bold statement, 'Why new Marvel sucks ass!"

Fri, August 16th, 2002 - Issue #4
Mark's tracked down one of the most shocking instances of comic erotica online and let this be your warning: adult content inside!

Mon, August 12th, 2002
Updated A new look for Solar, Man of the Atom? Will there be a new west coast WizardWorld set to compete head-to-head with San Diego? Will Dark Horse reprint Windsor-Smith's 'Conan?' 'Heroclix' a threat to national security? Where were the big parties in San Diego? What does the future hold for 'Black Panther?' Much more!

Fri, August 9th, 2002 - Issue #3
Mark takes a page from Rich Johnston's book, sharing some of those bits of gossip and rumour he's heard over the years.

Fri, August 2nd, 2002 - Issue #2
Mark Millar gives you the secret, in 11 easy steps, on how to make a fortune in comics. Or at least some good advice on what you can do to break into comics.

Fri, July 26th, 2002 - Issue #1
Mark Millar asks the question, 'Is Superman screwed?' Can a new movie starring this icon attract big audiences? Why aren't the comics doing the business they should? Mark takes a look in issue one of his new weekly column.

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