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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Johns Finds New Krypton with Robinson and Gates

Wed, July 23rd, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

CBR News spoke with Geoff Johns about the upcoming "New Krypton" nine-part crossover storyline, beginning this October in the DC Comics' one-shot "Superman: New Krypton Special."

Lethem Exits the Unknown with “Omega”

Fri, July 18th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Jonathan Lethem’s revival of Marvel’s cult classic “Omega: The Unknown” wrapped with this week's #10. The bestselling writer shared with CBR his thoughts and the prospect of more omega-sized adventures.

Keith Giffen Reigns In Hell!

Thu, July 17th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Fan favorite comics creator Keith Giffen says it will take more than a nose-wiggle to reset the limits of magic in the DC Universe, but he is going to try his darndest to do just that in the new eight-issue miniseries, “Reign in Hell."

Bugs & Kisses: Giffen Brings Back Ambush Bug

Wed, July 16th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Fan-favorite comics creator Keith Giffen dishes on his anarchic upcoming six- issue miniseries “Ambush Bug: Year None,” and explains why it’s important for comics to bring back the funny.

Whedons' "Dr. Horrible" Prelude at MySpace Dark Horse Presents

Mon, July 7th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

With the Brothers Whedon set to unleash “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog,” MySpace Dark Horse Presents has published a prelude webcomic. CBR speaks with its writer, Zack Whedon.

Burnett Runs with “The Flash” for Four Issues

Wed, July 2nd, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Four-time Emmy Award-winning TV writer Alan Burnett confirmed for CBR News that his upcoming run on “The Flash” was a limited engagement, but he wasn’t so giving when speaking about Wally West’s possible end date.

The Joker’s Asylum, Part V: Two-Face

Tue, July 1st, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

In this, our fifth and final interview with the five writers of DC's series of five one- shots, “The Joker’s Asylum,” CBR News spoke with writer David Hine (“Spawn”) about his leading rogue -- Two-Face.

WW Chicago: What if Marvel announced more "What If?"

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

Amongst the creative changes and new titles announced this weekend, one of the most welcome surprises was that Marvel Comics will once again ask that oh, so popular question: "What If?"

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."

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