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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Ostrander Uses the Force in “Vector”

Fri, November 28th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

With the penultimate issue of Dark Horse’s “Vector” Star Wars crossover in stores this week, CBR News spoke with industry veteran John Ostrander about the events of “Legacy” #30 and the event's coming conclusion.

Busiek Hits Halfway On "Trinity"

Wed, November 26th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

“Trinity” #26 arrived in comic book stores today, meaning DC’s third consecutive weekly series has hit the halfway mark. Eisner Award-winning writer Kurt Busiek is loving it. Sometimes.

Geoff Johns Talks Legion of Smallville

Fri, November 21st, 2008 | Category: TV/Film

“Smallville” may have aired its mid-season finale "The Bride" last night, but CBR News has the latest from writer Geoff Johns about his Legion of Super-Heroes episode coming in January.

Tony Bedard Cries a R.E.B.E.L.S. Yell

Thu, November 20th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Tony Bedard fulfills a career-long dream when "R.E.B.E.L.S." #1 ships in February. An updating of DC's classic L.E.G.I.O.N. concept of a space police force for hire, the series is set to make a super star of artist Andy Clarke.

Ivan Brandon Sharpens Fangs on “Kobra”

Mon, November 17th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Rising star writer Ivan Brandon is penning a “Faces of Evil” one-shot, featuring the supervillain Kobra. Problem is Kobra , the über-terrorist and world punishing mad scientist, is dead. We spoke with Brandon.

David Hine on Deathstroke's Return

Wed, November 12th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Writer David Hine is charged with the task of rebuilding the Terminator in “Faces of Evil: Deathstroke.” And what better way than a good old fashioned killing spree? We spoke with Hine about the DC one-shot.

J.M. DeMatteis: Hip to be Square(d)

Fri, November 7th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Legendary creator J.M. DeMatteis teams with his “Justice League International” partner Keith Giffen on the final three issues of “Hero Squared,” their cult superhero send-up at BOOM! Studios.

Nicieza & Tomasi on Robin & Nightwing R.I.P.

Wed, November 5th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

CBR checks in with “Robin” and “Nightwing” writers Fabian Nicieza and Peter Tomasi respectively, about what the end of the titles means to Bruce Wayne’s two most famous proteges, Tim Drake and Dick Grayson.

Lee Bermejo: Not Joking Around

Mon, November 3rd, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Celebrated illustrator Lee Bermejo chats with CBR News about his latest collaboration with Brian Azzarello, the new "Joker" graphic novel. The artist also reveals he’s not leaving Gotham just yet.

Shooter Praises “Outstanding” Work of Manapul

Fri, October 31st, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

While Jim Shooter stands by his remarks about his departure from DC Comics, he said his comments about “Legion” artist Francis Manapul may have come off more “harshly than intended.”

JMS Gets Brave & Bold with Archie Gang

Thu, October 30th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Fan favorite writer J. Michael Straczynski confirms The Shield, The Fly and Black Hood will be the first three Archie Comics superheroes folded into the DCU fabric in the pages of “The Brave and The Bold.”

Shooter Dishes on Legion Demise

Wed, October 29th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Following news that DC's “Legion of Super-Heroes” will end with #50, writer Jim Shooter confirms he was fired from the book twice and shares what could have been for the title, including the introduction of a new Kryptonian.

Dysart Resurrects Unknown Soldier

Tue, October 21st, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

With Vertigo unleashing this week a new “Unknown Soldier” ongoing series, writer Joshua Dysart talks to CBR about bringing back the “one man in the right place” to fight a new war, this time set in modern day Uganda.

J.G. Jones Apologizes For Unfinished Final Crisis Work

Tue, October 21st, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

The superstar artist J.G. Jones tells CBR News he blames only himself for not finishing the final issue of the epic, seven-part saga “Final Crisis." The series will be completed by Doug Mahnke.

Van Meter Strikes with “Black Lightning: Year One”

Mon, October 20th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

"Hopeless Savages" writer Jen Van Meter strikes to the early beginnings of Jefferson Pierce’s heroic journey in “Black Lightning: Year One,” a six-issue miniseries scheduled to begin in January.

GREATEST HITS: Meet Golem

Wed, October 15th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News concludes its profile series of The Mates with David Tischman, writer of Vertigo’s new anarchic, Beatles-esque superhero book, “Greatest Hits.” Today we meet the man of clay, Golem, the Pete Best of The Mates.

GREATEST HITS: Meet Zipper!

Thu, October 9th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

We continue our profile series of The Mates with David Tischman, the writer of Vertigo’s new anarchic superhero book, “Greatest Hits.” This week, meet the coke-fueled mutant speedster known as Zipper!

Loeb Sinks His Teeth Into “Buffy"

Thu, October 9th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

The superstar writer behind "Ultimates 3" and "Hulk" joins the gang for a special issue in December that brings a particularly animated Buffy back to Season One. CBR spoke with Loeb about "Buffy" #20.

Meltzer Thanks Comics Community for Saving Siegel House

Mon, October 6th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Brad Meltzer thanks supporters of the Siegel & Shuster society's mission, and shares a message from Siegel’s family, who were equally thrilled to see the Superman co-creator’s childhood home saved.

Kick-Ass Set Visit Preview

Fri, October 3rd, 2008 | Category: TV/Film

CBR's Jeffrey Renaud visited the set of Matthew Vaughn's film adaptation of Mark Millar & John Romita, Jr.'s ICON miniseries "Kick-Ass," and turned in this brief update in advance of the forthcoming full, in-depth report.

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