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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Dick Giordano Passes Away at 77

Sat, March 27th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

The legendary penciler, inker and executive Dick Giordano has died, leaving behind a legacy of professionalism and reinvention across the comic book industry and superhero genre. Updated

AMC's "Walking Dead" Finds First Cast Member

Fri, March 26th, 2010 | Category: TV/Film

The actor behind Rick Grimes may not be set yet, but his former police partner Shane has a face in the form of "The Ghost Writer's" Jon Bernthal who is the first confirmed member of the May-filming "Walking Dead" pilot.

Chaykin Recalls A "Black Kiss"

Fri, March 26th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Howard Chaykin's controversial series sees a new life at Dynamite, bringing its sexed-up story of vampires, pornography and classic noir stylings back to the limelight without the stigma that originally followed it.

CBR Visits "The Losers"

Thu, March 25th, 2010 | Category: TV/Film

Director Sylvain White, actor Columbus Short and others took CBR on a tour of the set for "The Losers," showing us the explosions, foul-mouthed camaraderie and more involved in adapting the acclaimed Vertigo title.

Meet The Losers: Zoe Saldana

Thu, March 25th, 2010 | Category: TV/Film

As the tattooed Aisha, Zoe Saldana brings an uncompromising tough girl take to the Losers' female team member and spoke with CBR about clashing with Morgan's Clay, taking on stunts and the future of "Star Trek."

Meet The Losers: Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Thu, March 25th, 2010 | Category: TV/Film

The man behind The Comedian sinks his teeth into a new comic book role as Jeffrey Dean Morgan leads the Losers as Clay, a man out for revenge, talks the next comic character he wants to play and more.

Meet The Losers: Chris Evans

Thu, March 25th, 2010 | Category: TV/Film

Before signing on to play Captain America, the actor best known as Johnny Storm sat down on the set of "The Losers" to talk cracking wise as computer hacker Jensen, what it was like working on "Scott Pilgrim" and more.

IDW's Ted Adams Talks Premier Status

Tue, March 23rd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

With a new spot in the front of "Previews" and a all the perks that come with it, the CEO of the now "top five" direct market publisher, IDW, explained to CBR News what brought his company to this moment.

TO HELLBOY AND BACK: Mike Mignola

Mon, March 22nd, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

CBR's new series covering Dark Horse's growing Hellboy universe in 2010, creator Mike Mignola muses on the growing tapestry and dark themes of Hellboy and unveils exclusive art from "B.P.R.D.: King of Fear."

Matthews Strikes With "Green Hornet"

Fri, March 19th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Completing Dynamite's rollout of titles featuring the iconic masked hero, "Green Hornet Strikes!" takes the masked mysteryman into a devastated, crime-ridden near-future. Brett Matthews told CBR all about it.

EXCLUSIVE: Straczynski Pens "Samaritan X" At DC

Thu, March 18th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

On the heels of multiple DC Comics projects, writer J. Michael Straczynski prepares an original, creator-owned graphic novel set within the DCU focusing on a super hospital in Gotham City and speaks EXCLUSIVELY with CBR about the book.

Albuquerque's "American Vampire" Tale

Wed, March 17th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

The artist behind Scott Snyder and Stephen King's new blood-sucking Vertigo monthly explains why he had to let his art grow up and what it takes to make vampires dirty, classy, bestial and sexy.

THE GREEN ZONE: Harrison Wilcox

Fri, March 12th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

"Heroes" comic writer Harrison Wilcox comes to the Marvel U for a series of backups explaining the story of Red She-Hulk and the possible the end of Jen Walters, though he promised that more twists for the Hulk ladies lay ahead.

Chris Weston: Spearheading The Twelve's Return

Fri, March 12th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

The artist of Marvel's missing-in-action series talks about his WW2-era one-shot "The Twelve: Spearhead" as well as when fans will see the completion of he and J. Michael Straczynski's displaced superhero opus.

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK: Mark Siegel & Calista Brill

Thu, March 11th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

First Second Books' editorial team takes CBR on a tour of their Spring slate from the new adventure by "Prince of Persia's" Jordan Mechner to historical tales of fanboy spy smashers and much more.

Moon Knight Teams Up In The Heroic Age

Thu, March 11th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Guest stars aplenty and a role in an upcoming Marvel event are in the cards for the lunar-themed vigilante, but as writer Gregg Hurwitz explained, Moon Knight may easily crack under the pressure of a superhero career.

Fabian Nicieza Swings Onto "Red Robin"

Thu, March 11th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

The writer who ushered in the end of Tim Drake's solo run as Batman's sidekick returns to the character with June's "Red Robin" #13, planning on moral dilemmas and a Red Robin rogue's gallery.

Mike Raicht On Legends, Instruments And Men of Steel

Thu, March 11th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

The writer behind the indie hit "Stuff of Legend" gears up for a second volume launch on Free Comic Book Day and teases his adaptation of the hot YA series "Mortal Instruments" and a Superman tale.

Christopher Nolan Will Head "Superman" Film

Wed, March 10th, 2010 | Category: TV/Film

The director of "The Dark Knight" will produce a new screen franchise for the Man of Steel based on a screenplay by David S. Goyer that takes Superman, Lois Lane and the rest in a brand new direction while also keeping them separate from Batman.

John Krasinski Is Not Captain America

Tue, March 9th, 2010 | Category: TV/Film

UPDATED: Conflicting reports hit Tuesday over who will land the role of Steve Rogers in the upcoming "The First Avenger: Captain America" with official word coming that "The Office" star is no longer in the running.

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