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

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WW Chicago: DnA Sign Exclusive Deal with Marvel

Sun, June 29th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Charged with the not so easy task of making cosmic cool in Marvel U., the British writing team of Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning -- AKA DnA -- delivered the goods and, as a result, have landed themselves an exclusive deal.

The Joker's Asylum Part IV: Scarecrow

Fri, June 27th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

In this, our fourth interview with the five writers of "The Joker's Asylum," CBR News spoke with horror film and comic writer Joe Harris ("BPRD: There's Something Under My Bed") about his leading rogue - Scarecrow.

WW Chicago: Mike Perkins Takes "The Stand"

Fri, June 27th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics is set to release Master of Horror Stephen King's classic "The Stand" as a 30-part, multiple series epic and The House of Ideas has pegged fan favorite Mike Perkins ("Captain America") as the artist.

The Joker’s Asylum, Part III: Poison Ivy

Wed, June 25th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

In our third interview with the five writers of July's series of one-shots, "The Joker's Asylum," CBR speaks with "Fathom" writer J.T. Krul about his leading roguee - the one and only Poison Ivy.

The Joker’s Asylum, Part II: The Penguin

Tue, June 24th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

In our second interview with the five writers of July's series of one-shots, "The Joker's Asylum," CBR speaks with "Scalped" creator Jason Aaron about his leading rogue, that waddling scoundrel, The Penguin.

The Joker's Asylum, Part I: The Joker

Mon, June 23rd, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

In our first interview with the five writers of July's series of one-shots, "The Joker's Asylum," CBR News spoke with "Rex Mundi" creator Arvid Nelson about his leading rogue and the reason we are all here, The Joker.

Dini Cuts Into "The Heart of Hush"

Thu, June 19th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

"Detective Comics" writer Paul Dini talks to CBR about "The Heart of Hush," a new five-part arc that sees the return of Hush and ties-in to "Batman R.I.P." Will Hush be the one to finish the Batman, or even succeed him?

Nicieza Searches for a Hero in “Robin”

Tue, June 17th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Veteran writer Fabian Nicieza (“Trinity”) is the new writer on “Robin,” beginning with #175, the first “Batman R.I.P.” tie-in issue. Nicieza revealed what he could and shared his admiration for Tim Drake and Chuck Dixon.

Van Lente likes the Posse Circling “Cowboys & Aliens”

Tue, June 17th, 2008 | Category: TV/Film

Fred Van Lente (“Incredible Hercules”) co-wrote “Cowboys & Aliens” in 2006 and loves the idea of Tony Stark saddling up and leading the charge against an extraterrestrial threat in a film version of the Platinum Studios book.

Spotnitz Wants to Believe in Wildstorm's "The X-Files Special"

Thu, June 12th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Frank Spotnitz, the co-writer and co-executive producer of “The X-Files: I Want to Believe” spoke with CBR News about his upcoming comic book special set in the X-Files' classic era.

Rucka Reveals Final Crisis: Revelations

Thu, June 5th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Veteran novelist and comics scribe Greg Rucka says you can't spell "Crisis" without Cris -- Crispus Allen, that is, the latest host of The Spectre, who stars in Rucka's upcoming five-issue tie-in miniseries, “Final Crisis: Revelations.”

Meltzer Bridges Final Crisis with “Last Will and Testament”

Wed, June 4th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Best-selling novelist and comics writer Brad Meltzer discusses “DC Universe: Last Will and Testament,” the “Final Crisis” tie-in one-shot that sees DC's heroes on "the last night before the battle that will end it all."

Schmidt to Oversee G.I. Joe at IDW Publishing

Wed, June 4th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

IDW has announced former Marvel Comics editor Andy Schmidt has joined the publisher as Senior Editor with one of his primary roles being to oversee the newly-acquired “G.I. Joe” line of comics.

Martian Manhunter R.I.P.

Tue, June 3rd, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Peter Tomasi, a long-time fan of J'onn J'onzz, mourns the death of the fallen superhero in next month's one-shot, “Final Crisis: Requiem,” and speaks with CBR News about the Manhunter from Mars.

INFINITE GEOFF JOHNS V: Rogues' Revenge

Mon, June 2nd, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Superstar writer Geoff Johns returns to the scene of the crime with his favorite superthugs, the Rogues in “Final Crisis: Rogues’ Revenge,” and shares the love with Barry Allen and Captain Cold.

WW Philly: Gage Unleashes War Machine

Sun, June 1st, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Christos Gage will pen a three-issue "Secret Invasion" arc on "Iron Man: Director of S.H.I.E.L.D" beginning with #33. This story is complete with a special warning for the Skrulls to watch out for War Machine.

WW Philly: Got Kraven? Guggenheim Re-imagines the Hunter

Sat, May 31st, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Kraven is back! Not from the dead (just yet), but writer Marc Guggenheim introduces the Hunter's heir apparent in a three-issue arc of "Amazing Spider-Man" this July in #565-567.

GOLDEN AGE JAMES ROBINSON II: Superman

Fri, May 23rd, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

In the second of a two-part series, writer James Robinson shares with CBR News details about his upcoming run on “Superman” and also reveals a Justice Society of America origin hardcover graphic novel.

GOLDEN AGE JAMES ROBINSON I: Justice League

Thu, May 22nd, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

In the first of a two-part series, superstar writer James Robinson discusses his upcoming “Justice League” title and sheds some light on a new project featuring one of his beloved “Starman” characters.

Bagley Bags Bizarro “Sports Illustrated” Cover

Tue, May 20th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

With the heavy schedule of weekly series “Trinity” ever present, superstar artist Mark Bagley managed to knock a “Sports Illustrated” cover out of the park this week and we've got the story behind the Bizarro cover. UPDATED

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