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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Adolescent Radioactive Black Belt Hamsters Return

Thu, October 11th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Of the anthropomorphic creations born of TMNT's pop culture ooze, none was finer than "Adolescent Radioactive Black Belt Hamsters." Keith Champagne cracks out the nunchaku as he brings back the rodents for Dynamite.

Kurt Busiek Reveals "The Third Kryptonian"

Wed, October 10th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Venerable comics author Kurt Busiek discusses with CBR News the identity of "The Third Kryptonian," first introduced more than a year ago and finally revealed this week in "Superman" #668.

REIGN OF THE CYBORG: Blaine Talks "Cyborg Superman"

Wed, October 3rd, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Artist Patrick Blaine marches the classic half-(Super)man/ half-machine villain into war in "Tales of the Sinestro Corps Presents: Cyborg Superman," on sale now. Also, learn why "Sinestro Corps War" is one of Blaine's favorite stories ever.

Duck Season Opens This Week in "Howard the Duck"

Mon, October 1st, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Paris, Lindsay, Britney. Folks, you ain't seen nothing yet. "Howard the Duck" is back and his simple life is hitting the world wide web in Ty Templeton's four-part miniseries. CBR News spoke with Templeton.

Jonathan Lethem Enters the Unknown with "Omega"

Fri, September 28th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Author Jonathan Lethem revives Marvel's cult classic, "Omega: The Unknown," and CBR News speaks with him about the comic he loved so much as a teenager, he paid homage to it in his seminal novel, "The Fortress of Solitude."

Prodigal Father: Chuck Dixon Returns to "Robin"

Mon, September 24th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Chuck Dixon, the writer who principally defined Tim Drake in the '90s, returns to "Robin" in 2008 and told CBR News he wouldn't mind matching his previous run on the book -- which lasted 100 issues.

BACK TO THE FUTURE: Shooter Talks "Legion of Superheroes"

Thu, September 20th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Jim Shooter boards "Supergirl and Legion of Superheroes" as the book's new writer just in time for the team to celebrate its 50th anniversary, more than 30 years after his last run on the title.

Wolfman moves from "Nightwing" to "Vigilante"

Fri, September 14th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Spinning out of the pages of a story arc he penned in "Nightwing," Marv Wolfman launches a new ongoing "Vigilante" series in 2008. We spoke with Wolfman.

Tucci brings Sgt. Rock back in "The Lost Battalion"

Thu, September 13th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Eisner-nominated creator Billy Tucci ("Shi") takes his tour of duty with Sgt. Rock and Easy Company in the upcoming miniseries, "The Lost Battalion."

Macchio, Furth and David take "The Long Road Home"

Tue, September 11th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Roland Deschain is on "The Long Road Home" as Ralph Macchio, Robin Furth and Peter David deliver the second arc in Marvel Comics' best-selling "Dark Tower" series, based on the novels by Stephen King.

Loeb/McGuinness and Pak/Pagulayan Quadruple-Team the Incredible Hulk

Mon, September 10th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

If you thought Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino co-starring in "Righteous Kill" was big news, check out what the House of Ideas has planned in 2008 for the Hulk. We spoke with Loeb & Pak.

UPDATED: "Ultimate Iron Man" Volume 2 with Card Coming in December

Mon, September 10th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Editor Bill Rosemann talks "Ultimate Iron Man" Volume 2 with CBR News and explains why Orson Scott Card is the right man to put Tony Stark back in his ultimate armor. UPDATED with the cover of "Ultimate Iron Man" Vol. 2 #1!

The Lone Ranger & Tonto Share Adventures and Top Billing

Thu, September 6th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

"The Lone Ranger" is being spun-off into a series of one-shots by writer Brett Matthews. Entitled "The Lone Ranger and Tonto," the book finds the faithful friends enjoying extra-continuity adventures out on the trail.

BIZARRO! Geoff Johnz Say Sooperman Never Lookz So Bad!

Wed, August 29th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Superstar writer Geoff Johns says artist Eric Powell is so gifted, he even makes Bizarro look good, and incoming "Action Comics" penciler Gary Frank is going to make a Legion of fans very happy.

Counting Down with DC @ Fan Expo Canada

Tue, August 28th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Paul Dini teased the audience with some "Countdown" subplots and revealed that Deever and Dumfree Tweed are going to be the new crime lords of Gotham City in "Detective Comics."

C.B. Cebulski Pours Cup 'O Joe @ Fan Expo Canada

Mon, August 27th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

C.B. Cebulski hosted the Marvel Universe panel at Fan Expo Canada 2007. Not only did he give the Canadian crowd an "Omega Flight" update, but he revealed something "astonishing" as well.

More Smashing To Come from Pak and Kirk with "Warbound"

Mon, August 27th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

The big news out of Fan Expo Canada 2007 in Toronto was Greg Pak following-up "World War Hulk" with a "Warbound" mini-series. CBR News spoke with the book's artist, Leonard Kirk.

Sean McKeever Smells Teen Spirit in DC's "Teen Titans"

Wed, August 22nd, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Sean McKeever begins his highly-anticipated run on "Teen Titans" on August 29 with issue #50, featuring a Who's Who of creators from the history of DC's premier teen super-team.

MANO-A-MANO-A-MANO: "Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash"

Tue, August 21st, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Eat your heart out three stooges-- literally. Writer James Kuhoric unleashes "the horror battle royale to end all crossovers" in "Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash" from Wildstorm and Dynamite.

Meltzer Takes His Final Shift on "Monitor Duty"

Wed, August 15th, 2007 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Brad Meltzer finishes his best-selling and acclaimed run on "Justice League of America" today with issue #12, and tells CBR he would have loved to have added one more hero to his roster.

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