Jeffrey Renaud

Staff Writer
London, Ontario, Canada
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
May 5, 1972

My childhood revolved around three things: “The Super Friends,” “Star Wars” and Wayne Gretzky. Not much has changed (some 30 years later) except that I now have an awesome wife, three wonderful children and a full-time job, so my hours with the three previous loves of my life – television, movies and hockey – grows smaller and smaller with each passing year. And that’s a good thing. But thanks to the fine folks at CBR, SFX, Chill, The Hockey News, Dobberhockey and the now deceased, Geek Monthly, Starlog and Cult Times, I still manage to find a few hours each day for Aquaman, Obi-Wan Kenobi and the Coolest Game on Earth.

FIRST COMIC: With my own money, “The Super Friends” #44 (May 1, 1981)

FAVORITE CHARACTER: Superman, The Flash, Aquaman, Bigby Wolf and Dr. Singh

Articles By Jeffrey Renaud

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WEDNESDAY COMICS: Arcudi & Bermejo

Wed, September 16th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

The spotlight falls this week on the Superman strip DC chose to bring its high-concept "Wednesday Comics" to the masses via USA Today. Writer John Arcudi and artist Lee Bermejo talk to CBR about the Man of Steel.

GEOFF JOHNS PRIME is Back!

Wed, September 16th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

The superstar writer behind “Blackest Night,” “The Flash: Rebirth,” “Adventure Comics” and “Superman: Secret Origin,” Geoff Johns is ready to come back for another round of Q&As with CBR readers, and he needs your questions!

Ex Machina's Final Days in Office

Tue, September 15th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Brian K. Vaughan shares with CBR details about the final arc of his and Tony Harris' Eisner Award-winning series, “Ex Machina,” and says its conclusion may be "the ballsiest ending" he’s ever come up with.

Cameron Stewart on “Batman & Robin”

Mon, September 14th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Cameron Stewart is illustrating the third arc of Grant Morrison’s bestselling “Batman and Robin” series, following Frank Quitely and Philip Tan. CBR News spoke with the artist about life in the Batverse.

Giffen on Lobo’s Big Screen Debut

Mon, September 14th, 2009 | Category: TV, Film

The Main Man may be getting his own movie, and Keith Giffen couldn’t be more pleased. CBR News spoke with Lobo’s co-creator about the news that Guy Ritchie is to direct a movie based on the DC antihero.

WEDNESDAY COMICS: Ben Caldwell and Dave Bullock & Vinton Heuck

Thu, September 10th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

With just a few Wednesdays left, we’re triple dipping for this week’s interview with Russ Manning Award-nominated Wonder Woman cartoonist Ben Caldwell and Deadman storytellers Dave Bullock and Vinton Heuck.

Ethan Van Sciver’s Need for Speed

Thu, September 10th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Ethan Van Sciver was feeling the love at FanExpo, and wearing a violet Lantern Corps hat to prove it. The superstar artist shared his thoughts on DC’s two major events currently underway: “The Flash: Rebirth” and “Blackest Night.”

Francis Manapul’s Big “Adventure”

Tue, September 8th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

From the floor of Fan Expo Canada, Francis Manapul spoke with CBR about his work with Geoff Johns on “Adventure Comics,” and why he feels the title is tailor made for his style, sense and sensibility.

Fan Expo: Ivan Reis Raises the Dead

Thu, September 3rd, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

From the floor of Fan Expo Canada, Ivan Reis shared with CBR his thoughts on drawing a series the size of “Blackest Night” and what it means to him that he keeps getting bigger and bigger projects from DC.

WEDNESDAY COMICS: Walt Simonson

Wed, September 2nd, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Walt Simonson shares the story of how “Prince Valiant” inspired Jack Kirby’s The Demon and DCU Executive Editor Dan DiDio tells us why writing the Metal Men gave him the bug to take on a monthly series in the New Year.

Uslan and Disney Speak Out on Blockbuster Deal

Mon, August 31st, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

“Batman” movie producer & comic writer Michael Uslan and Jonathan Friedland, Disney’s VP of Strategic Communications, spoke with CBR about the landmark deal that brought the House of Ideas to the House of the Mouse.

Fan Expo: "Stanley" Cup o’ Joe Comes to Canada

Sun, August 30th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Editor-in-Chief Joe Quesada held court for a special edition of ‘Stanley’ Cup O’ Joe Saturday at FanExpo in Toronto, Canada where he revealed news about “X-Factor,” ‘Clone Saga,’ Red Hulk and “Young Avengers.”

Fan Expo: Dan DiDio Presents the DCU

Sun, August 30th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Dan DiDio leads the DC Universe Editorial Presentation Saturday at FanExpo in Toronto, Canada and shares news of Paul Dini’s “Zatanna” ongoing, “Ambush Bug” #6 and a possible “Wonder Woman” #600.

Jeff Lemire Has a “Sweet Tooth”

Fri, August 28th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

With his first ongoing series kicking off next week at Vertigo, Eisner nominee Jeff Lemire talks to CBR News about “Sweet Tooth,” his post-apocalyptic fantasy tale featuring Gus, the deer-antlered boy.

WEDNESDAY COMICS: Dave Gibbons

Wed, August 26th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Dave Gibbons shares his thoughts on Kamandi while current “Prince Valiant” comic strip writer Mark Schultz joins us to discuss the majesty and influence of Hal Foster on "Wednesday Comics" and beyond.

Talking with Vertigo's Karen Berger

Wed, August 26th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

In this in-depth conversation, Vertigo’s Executive Editor Karen Berger discusses with CBR News the imprint's success in 2009, plans for 2010, and why she feels Vertigo is delivering the best work in the industry.

J.T. Krul Talks "Blackest Night: Titans"

Wed, August 26th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

With “Blackest Night: Titans” #1 on sale now, CBR News checked in with writer J.T. Krul to talk about the resurrected Terra and to see how the DC Comics mega event affects the breathing heroes habituating Titans Tower.

Ostrander's "Secret Six" & Comix4Sight

Mon, August 24th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Veteran comic book writer John Ostrander discusses his return to Deadshot in “Secret Six” #15 and his amazement with the comics industry, which has rallied around him as has he fights for his sight against glaucoma.

Nicieza Unleashes “Azrael” on Gotham

Thu, August 20th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Fabian Nicieza, no stranger to Gotham City, brings Azrael back on a full-time basis with a new ongoing series starting in October. CBR spoke Nicieza about "Azrael" and the man in the suit, Michael Washington Lane.

WEDNESDAY COMICS: Brian Azzarello

Wed, August 19th, 2009 | Category: Comic Books

Brian Azzarello tells us why a Batman/Dick Tracy crossover wouldn’t work, and Mark Chiarello shares an exclusive panel from a Plastic Man strip he commissioned as an insurance policy for “Wednesday Comics.”

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