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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Snyder Dredges Up A Human "Swamp Thing"

Wed, August 24th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

From the murkier corners of DC's New 52, Scott Snyder digs into the history of Alec Holland and describes how the horrifying and the human will play into his "Swamp Thing" series with EXCLUSIVE art from Yanick Paquette.

Surveying the Phoenix Comics Scene

Tue, August 23rd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

With the surprise folding of powerhouse Arizona retail chain Atomic Comics, CBR News looks at which comic shops remain standing in the greater Phoenix area for fans to hit up this Wednesday and beyond. [UPDATED w new store info]

Disney Fires Marvel Movie Marketers

Tue, August 23rd, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

With an official excuse seeming to be redundancy of staff since the House of Mouse will now distribute Marvel Studios films, Disney has let go the Marketing execs who have worked on movies from "Iron Man" to "Captain America."

Board of Stan Lee Media Sue For "Conan" Rights

Mon, August 22nd, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

The remnants of the media company once connected to Stan Lee continue their aggressive legal pursuits towards pop culture characters by now suing for profits and rights to "Conan The Barbarian" after its movie opening.

Marvel Links Scarlet Spider To "Spider-Island"

Fri, August 19th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Could infamous Spider-Man clone Ben Reilly be returning to comics just in time to die? Marvel Comics latest "Spider-Island" teaser seems to be pointing in that direction.

"Conan" Director To Launch "Chosen" With Liquid Comics

Fri, August 19th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Director Marcus Nispel, whose "Conan The Barbarian" reboot hits theaters this weekend has signed on with Liquid Comics for a Detroit-meets-Mumbai take on the supernatural Kung Fu genre.

"Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance" Trailer Debuts

Fri, August 19th, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

Nicolas Cage is back as Marvel Comics flaming skull vigilante in a new film from "Crank" directors Neveldine and Taylor with plenty of highway carnage on display as CBR has full screen caps.

Downey Already Eyeing "Iron Man 3"

Thu, August 18th, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

With "The Avengers" still in process, Robert Downey, Jr. and his former directorial collaborator Shane Black are looking for a leaner, meaner Iron Man for the hero's third solo outing.

An All-Star Wake For "Hellboy"

Fri, August 12th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Creators from Guillermo del Toro to John Cassaday to Mike Mignola himself reflect on the shocking events of "Hellboy: The Fury" #3 as the big red guy is celebrated just as his story gets more interesting.

Marvel's Next Big Thing: Avengers

Thu, August 11th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Brian Michael Bendis teams up with Executive Editor Tom Brevoort to discuss the return of the Dark Avengers in "The H.A.M.M.E.R. War," the birth of the Revengers and the buildup to the Avengers movie.

New Details Emerge On Darabont's "Walking Dead" Exit

Wed, August 10th, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

The firing of show-runner and executive producer Frank Darabont from AMC's hit "Walking Dead" TV show has raised many questions, and new details point to financial fights at the heart of the change.

Image's "Nonplayer" Tapped By "Harry Potter" Producer

Thu, August 4th, 2011 | Category: TV, Film

Writer/artist Nate Simpson's acclaimed Image fantasy series is already headed to Hollywood as the comic is being set up for a film at Warner Bros. by the producers of "Harry Potter" and "Abduction."

Mignola Ends An Era of "Hellboy" In Shocking Style

Tue, August 2nd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

As the battle between his signature character and his longtime Lovecraftian nemesis hits in "Hellboy: The Fury" #3, Mike Mignola reveals EXCLUSIVELY to CBR the shocking, spoiler-filled details that will change Hellboy forever.

Millar Ramps Up Millarworld Comics

Fri, July 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

From the end of "Superior" to a simultaneous comic /movie plan for "Supercrooks" and from Dave Gibbons to Frank Quitely as collaborators, Mark Millar is going full steam ahead with creator-owned comics. Plus, exclusive art!

Marvel Wins Copyrights Over Kirby Heirs

Thu, July 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

In a summary judgment, New York federal judge Colleen McMahon denied that any copyrights to the Marvel Universe of characters every belonged to Jack Kirby as the work he did in the 1960s was firmly work for hire.

EXCLUSIVE: Millar, Romita Jr. Fast-Track "Kick Ass 2"

Thu, July 28th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

After scheduling delays led to releasing just two issues in a year, Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. promise a quick finish to "Kick-Ass 2" as they also prepare to team up on "Hit-Girl" and expand the franchise.

CCI: Marvel's Fear Itself Panel

Sun, July 24th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics wraps its weekend of events with a look inside their biggest story of the year as Steve Wacker, Nick Spencer and Chris Yost talk "Fear Itself" revealing the follow ups "Battle Scars," "The Fearless" and "Shattered Heroes."

CCI: Marvel's Cup O' Joe

Sat, July 23rd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Comics CCO Joe Quesada anchors his signature panel at Comic-Con with news of Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuiness' next major comic, a look inside Marvel movie making and an appearance by Agent Coulson himself, Clark Gregg

CCI: DC Comics New 52 Panel

Sat, July 23rd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

The core of DC Comics executive team from Dan Didio to Bob Harras team up to talk about everything new in September as Geoff Johns reveals the mystery Justice Leaguer, Hawkman gets an arch-foe and much more.

CCI: DC's Superman Panel

Fri, July 22nd, 2011 | Category: Comic Books

The all-star creators behind the September relaunch of the original superhero take the stage at Comic-Con, and Superman news from Grant Morrison's on "Action Comics" to JMS on "Superman: Earth One" was there in full force.

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