Kiel Phegley

News Editor
Chicago, IL
Flint, MI

What it is. My name is Kiel and under the banner of CBR "News Editor" I assign out interviews and features to the reporting crew, write a bunch of stuff about cons and what not, talk to Tom Brevoort on the phone and wear neck ties frequently in public.

Before I worked for CBR, I was a staff writer at something called Wizard Magazine that used to be around comic shops and stuff. Despite what you may have heard from others, there about a zillion radical and smart people who worked at that place – way too many to name in one bio. So for now, I'll note that two of the bestest are Marvel.com Associate Editor Ben Morse and DC Editor Rickey Purdin who blog with me at The Cool Kids Table.

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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Remender Reloads The Corps!

Thu, September 4th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

The toy military team gets an injection of grey morality with their Devil's Due comic book debut by Rick Remender and Michael Penick. CBR spoke with Remender about his ambitious plans for the title.

Marvel: Your Universe Panel Report

Mon, September 1st, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

It's one last word from Fan Expo in Toronto as writer Dan Slott and the Marvel crew leads fans in a frank discussion on event fatigue, variant covers and Spider- Man riding in a pickup truck.

Ennis & Robertson talk "The Boys"

Fri, August 29th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Garth Ennis & Darick Robertson reveal to CBR their plans beyond the 9/11 shocker, unveil a peak at their uncanny new guest stars, and dive into the world of variant covers with John Cassaday and Howard Chaykin.

J. Torres Brings the "Family Dynamic"

Thu, August 28th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

J. Torres gives CBR the story behind DC's latest all ages superhero series, from its connections to Torres' previous creator-owned works to Tim Levins' greatest artistic inspiration, Mike Wieiringo.

Ross talks JSA, Kingdom Come & Project Superpowers

Thu, August 28th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Alex Ross talks to CBR about the thematic similarities between "Kingdom Come" and "Project Superpowers," as well as his first solo writing gig on "JSA Kingdom Come Special: Superman."

FAN EXPO: Talking with Brian Bolland

Wed, August 27th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

“The Killing Joke” artist extraordinaire Brian Bolland spins for us his worst convention experience, explains why he’s draws in digital, and reveals his next projects, including new Animal Man and Zatanna titles.

FAN EXPO: Smallville

Mon, August 25th, 2008 | Category: TV/Film

Outgoing "Smaillville" stars Michael Rosenbaum and Laura Vandervoort met with fans in Toronto to talk their future, the end of Kara's story, the show’s past, Gene Hackman, and why Tom Welling is a super prankster.

FAN EXPO: Mug O' C.B.

Mon, August 25th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

C.B. Cebulski's Marvel Q&A session with Dan Slott and Matt Fraction yielded word of the sequel to “Marvels,” talk of Canadian-exclusive comics, what could have happened to Gwen Stacy, and a rundown of creators' dream events.

FAN EXPO: Marvel Eyes a "Marvels" Sequel

Sun, August 24th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

The “Eye of the Camera” follow up to the legendary Busiek and Ross mini finally gets a release date with art by Jay Anacleto. Executive Editor Tom Brevoort gave us details.

FAN EXPO: Pak and Panicia Talk "Hulk Family"

Sun, August 24th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Five stories, one mean green family " the inside scoop on the one-shot “Hulk Family” that ranges from the stone age Sakaar to the daughters of Bruce Banner. Pak and Paniccia give us the details.

FAN EXPO: Michelinie Talks "Iron Man: The End"

Sun, August 24th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

The writer behind some of ‘Ol Shellhead’s most famed exploits, David Michelinie, explains why the upcoming Marvel one-shot "Iron Man: The End" will be he and Bob Layton’s final word on their run.

FAN EXPO: X-Men's Destiny Panel

Sat, August 23rd, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

New series featuring Emperor Vulcan, Weapon X and Spider-Man are announced as well as talk of the future of "Uncanny X-Men" as Friday night wrapped in Toronto. at Fan Expo.

FAN EXPO: DC Nation Panel

Fri, August 22nd, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Dan Didio delves into the best way for DC to fix their lagging franchises, while Keith Giffen offers to write Plastic Man with Ethan Van Sciver on art and much more from Toronto’s Fan Expo Friday evening.

Garth Ennis Takes to the "Battlefields"

Thu, August 21st, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Dynamite’s October celebration of Garth Ennis kicks off with the first of three tales spanning the breadth of WWII: "Battlefields: The Night Witches," a Russ Braun- illustrated story of ramshackle Russian female fighter pilots.

"Necessary Monsters:" An '80s Slasher Supergroup

Tue, August 12th, 2008 | Category: Digital Comics

From chainsaw murderers to deadly nightmares - writer Daniel Merlin Goodbrey discusses "Necessary Monsters," his AiT/Planet Lar web comic that mixes horror and spy conventions to a frightening effect.

CCI: Barzak’s Rides "Skate Farm" to IDW

Fri, August 1st, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

The action-packed, punk rock teenage adventure indie "Skate Farm" rides to IDW with a new edition and an incoming second volume in 2009 from acclaimed cartoonist Barzak, who spoke with CBR about the book.

CCI: Grevioux returns to "Underworld"

Fri, August 1st, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

IDW Publishing plans for a December-shipping miniseries adaptation of the upcoming film prequel "Underworld: Rise of the Lycans" with actor and screenwriter Kevin Grevioux back at the keyboard.

CCI: Steve Niles’ Supernatural Summer

Tue, July 29th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

"30 Days of Night" creator Steve Niles drops teases on his new vampire/vigilante crossbreed comic book “Epilogue" and announces the new horror anthology, "Dark Delicacies," based on the popular prose series.

CCI: IDW nabs "Terminator: Salvation"

Tue, July 29th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

IDW' Publishing's Chris Ryall and writers Jeff Mariotte and Dara Naraghi talk to CBR News about acquiring the comic book license for "Terminator: Salvation," with a new prelude miniseries and adaptation on the way.

David Lapham dishes on "30 Days Till Death"

Tue, July 29th, 2008 | Category: Comic Books

Hugely acclaimed "Stray Bullets" creator David Lapham sinks his teeth into Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith’s vampire mythology with “30 Days ‘Til Death,” a new four-issue miniseries from IDW Publishing.

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