Kiel Phegley

Staff Writer
Chicago, IL
Flint, MI

What it is. My name is Kiel, former News Editor of CBR, now staff writer and teacher.

Before I worked for CBR, I was a staff writer at something called Wizard Magazine that used to be around comic shops and stuff.

Aside from the comics stuff, I'm somewhat diligently pursuing a masters degree in writing for children. I live in Chicago now but originally hail from the hardest working town in America: Flint, Michigan. If you ever meet me, remember that I give great high fives.

Holla.

FIRST COMIC: It's a toss up between "Batman" #436 and "Web of Spider-Man" Annual #4. I bought them both in the same summer, and liked Batman WAY better is all I can recall.

FAVORITE CHARACTER: Tim Drake, Bleu L. Finnegan, Jack Knight, Scott Pilgrim

Articles By Kiel Phegley

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"Ant-Man" Crosses $100 Million In U.S. Box Office, Remains #1 Over "Pixels"

Sun, July 26th, 2015 | Category: Film

Marvel's little hero that could stayed strong in its second weekend as Adam Sandler's video game adventure flopped.

"Black Lightning" Creator Tony Isabella & DC Comics Reconcile

Sat, July 25th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

A new collection of the 1978 "Black Lightning" comic could be step one to more work with the character and from his creator.

Marvel Promises All-New, All-Different "Black Panther" Series

Sat, July 25th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso is hinting that T'Challa will be back as part of a wave of more diverse characters and talent.

COMIC REEL: Rachel McAdams Swirls Around "Doctor Strange"; Gladiator Suits Up For "Daredevil"

Sat, July 25th, 2015 | Category: TV, Film

New Marvel characters are on the edge of making a debut as "Supergirl" and "The Flash" show off behind-the-scenes videos.

The Force Is Adorable In "Star Wars" Little Golden Books

Tue, July 21st, 2015 | Category: Film

All six of the films in George Lucas' Star Wars saga will get the picture book treatment from the venerable kids book brand.

COMIC REEL: "Fear The Walking Dead" Cast Spreads; "Ant-Man" Sequel Talk Begins

Tue, July 21st, 2015 | Category: TV, Film

New players join Robert Kirkman's "Walking Dead" companion series while Peyton Reed discusses his plans for "Ant-Man 2" as Marvel preps "Civil War."

James Bond Meets The Women of "Spectre" in New Photos

Tue, July 21st, 2015 | Category: Film

A Mafioso’s wife, a killer’s doctor daughter, Moneypenny and more join Daniel Craig in the 24th James Bond franchise film.

COMIC REEL: "Arrow" & "Flash" Casts Suit Up For New Seasons; "X-Men: Apocalypse" Unfiltered

Mon, July 20th, 2015 | Category: TV, Film

A clean look at the ancient Egyptian mutant, talk of Comic-Con footage leaks, new plans for the supporting players of the Marvel Cinematic U and more.

Why "Selma" Director Ava DuVernay Passed On Marvel's "Black Panther"

Mon, July 20th, 2015 | Category: Film

The director of the acclaimed civil rights film couldn't commit to the long contract and tight studio control to bring "Black Panther" to theaters.

CBS's "Supergirl" Adds Character From Iconic Metropolis Family

Mon, July 20th, 2015 | Category: TV

An ex-flame of Jimmy Olsen and a superhero candidate in her own right will be joining the CBS drama this fall.

Warner Bros. Dismantles DC Comics/Looney Tunes Mural

Fri, July 17th, 2015 | Category: TV

The former spotlight for Batman, Superman and Bugs Bunny will no longer grace the Warner Bros. Studio Lot.

COMIC REEL: 2 Directors & 4 Origins For " Fantastic Four"; Ash V Batman V Superman

Fri, July 17th, 2015 | Category: Film

The Fantastic Four explore paths not taken, Bruce Campbell weighs in on "Batman v Superman" and "X-Men: Apocalypse" welcomes new threats.

"Ant-Man" Marches To A Smaller, But Solid Thursday Marvel Box Office

Fri, July 17th, 2015 | Category: Film

It's not putting up "Guardians of the Galaxy" numbers, but "Ant-Man" is off to a strong start in the weekend box office.

Chris Pratt Makes "Jurassic World" Fumetti With His LEGOs

Thu, July 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Film

The diminutive LEGO Owen battles raptors everywhere from the Eiffel Tower to Buckingham Palace and beyond.

"Sleepy Hollow" & "Bones" Prep Crossover For Fox In 2016

Thu, July 16th, 2015 | Category: TV

The franchise-happy network hopes that crossing the two crime dramas will keep both off the bubble moving forward.

Amell Promises New Origin For Casey Jones In "Ninja Turtles 2"

Thu, July 16th, 2015 | Category: Film

A less crazy, more grounded vigilante will be mixing it up with the Ninja Turtles in their film sequel.

SDCC: DiDio and Lee Prep "Dark Knight III," New Crossovers & "Earth One" Expansions

Sun, July 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The leaders of the newly West Coast powerhouse reveal some last minute announcements featuring Batman, Aquaman and the British Avengers.

SDCC: "Hannibal" Could Continue As Film

Sat, July 11th, 2015 | Category: TV

Executive producer Bryan Fuller has hopes for more "Hannibal" even on the small screen if the show's stars can find time in their schedule.

SDCC: Riverdale Punks Up With "Archie Meets Ramones"

Sat, July 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The legendary punk band become comic book heroes in the latest pop culture crossover from Archie Comics.

SDCC: Larry Hama Brings "Cobra World Order" To "G.I. Joe"

Sat, July 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

A new bi-weekly event by the man who created the Joes sees Cobra Commander unleashing a takeover of America.

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