TJ Dietsch

Staff Writer
New York City, NY
Feb 6, 1983

I've been reading comics on a regular basis since "The Death of Superman" storyline captured my imagination in 1992 at the age of 9. My parents fully supported my oncoming comic book addiction by driving me to the comic shop every week on Wednesdays, schedules permitting. At around that same time, I realized I wanted to be involved in the comics world in one way or another.

I went to college at Ohio Wesleyan University where I met my future wife, got a degree in creative writing and literature and also scored an internship at Wizard. After graduating the next year, I stayed around my hometown of Toledo, Ohio until a spot opened up at Wizard. I interviewed for the job in the research department and wound up getting it. I was at Wizard for about four years where I learned a lot about the magazine business and eventually worked my way up to Associate Editor of ToyFare. Moving to New York has lead to me living in a bunch of towns no one's ever heard of like Nyack, Stony Point and New Windsor.

Since 2009 I've been freelancing full time which has been both nerve wracking and a lot of fun. I've written for,, and a number of others, with CBR being the most recent. My main gig is covering the wild and diverse world of comics coming out from Image along with a few other topics here and there.

FIRST COMIC: A stack from a neighbor that included the first four issues of "Captain Carrot & The Zoo Crew," "Fantastic Four" #335 and "New Teen Titans" #19 among others.

FAVORITE CHARACTER: Superman, Creeper, Batman, Captain America, pretty much anyone who's interesting.

Articles By TJ Dietsch

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Roger Langridge Returns to BOOM! for "Abigail and the Snowman"

Mon, September 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"Snarked" creator Roger Langridge talks his "well-spoken and well-dressed" Yeti, plus "Jim Henson's The Musical Monsters of Turkey Hollow."

TOYING AROUND: Star Wars, "Sons of Anarchy," Street Fighter & More!

Sat, September 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Star Wars inspires a series of new collectibles of all shapes and sizes along with a new "Sons of Anarchy" figure and several E. Hondas from Street Fighter.

Moreci Rises To The Challenge Of "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes"

Thu, September 18th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"Hoax Hunters" co-creator Michael Moreci discusses filling in the time between "Rise" and "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" in the new BOOM! Studios miniseries.

TOYING AROUND: Superheroes, Simpsons & Sorcerers!

Sat, September 13th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel and DC superheroes get figures and statues alongside new "Hobbit" toys and an out-of-this-world batch of "The Simpsons" guest stars.

Rachel Connor Wets Her Whistle On "Regular Show: Hydration"

Thu, September 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"Ed, Edd n Eddy" writer Rachel Connor tells CBR about teaming with Tessa Stone for the BOOM! Studios' "Regular Show: Hydration" graphic novel.

Andrew Garfield Calls His Involvement in "Sinister Six" 'Kind of Immaterial'

Wed, September 10th, 2014 | Category: TV, Film

It’s difficult to imagine a "Sinister Six" movie without Spider-Man’s involvement - and it sounds like we won’t have to.

"The Flash" Producers Suggest Wally West Could Eventually Appear on TV

Tue, September 9th, 2014 | Category: TV, Film

Barry Allen is barely up and running, yet people already want to know about another Scarlet Speedster joining "The Flash."

Saddling Up With The Creators of "Bravest Warriors: Paralyzed Horse"

Tue, September 9th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

James Tynion IV, Tessa Stone, Mairghread Scott, Kat Leyh and Pranas Naujokaitis discuss BOOM! Studios' "Bravest Warriors: Paralyzed Horse."

TOYING AROUND: X-Men, Doomsday, Thor & More!

Sat, September 6th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Funko unveils a variety of collectibles based on "Thor," "X-Men" and "American Horror Story" while Mattel resurrects Doomsday -- and more.

Neil Gaiman's "Hansel & Gretel" Starts Journey to Big Screen

Thu, September 4th, 2014 | Category: TV, Film

Neil Gaiman and Lorenzo Mattotti's upcoming illustrated reimagining of the classic fairly tale has been optioned for a live-action adaptation.

Robert Downey Jr. Endorses a Black Widow Movie

Wed, September 3rd, 2014 | Category: TV, Film

The "Iron Man" star asks, "Doesn't Scarlett deserve a break?" before also throwing his support behind Hulk and Hawkeye solo films.

TOYING AROUND: Marvel, "Titanfall," "Street Fighter" & More!

Sat, August 30th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel properties like Spider-Man and "Guardians of the Galaxy" share the spotlight with video games such as "Dead Space 3," "Titanfall" and more!

Is Wesley Snipes Returning as Blade?

Fri, August 29th, 2014 | Category: TV, Film

A new report contends Wesley Snipes is set to don the shades and leather trench coat for a fourth time as Marvel’s vampire hunter, Blade.

Tiptons, Stott Map Out the "Star Trek/Planet Of The Apes" Crossover

Thu, August 28th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Scott Tipton, David Tipton and Rachael Stott discuss bringing together two major sci-fi franchises in "Star Trek/Planet of the Apes."

TOYING AROUND: Batman, Captain America & Spider-Man!

Sat, August 23rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

DC Collectibles, Diamond Select Toys and more show off their upcoming wares featuring some of the biggest, most iconic names in geekdom.

EXCLUSIVE: Frank Gibson Opens Up the "Capture Creatures" Menagerie

Thu, August 21st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Frank Gibson spoke exclusively with CBR about transforming "Capture Creatures" from a web project with Becky Dreistadt to a print comic at BOOM!

Is Scoot McNairy Playing the Flash in "Batman V Superman?"

Wed, August 20th, 2014 | Category: TV, Film

A photo leaked from the set of director Zack Snyder’s DC sequel may provide evidence the "Halt and Catch Fire" star is playing the Scarlet Speedster.

Vidaurri Gets The Cauldron Roiling With "Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Witches"

Wed, August 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"Iron: Or, The War After" creator S.M. Vidaurri discusses his folktale fusion contribution to the upcoming witch-themed "Jim Henson's The Storyteller."

"Doctor Strange" Movie Reportedly Will Skip the Origin Route

Mon, August 18th, 2014 | Category: TV, Film

Marvel has reportedly scrapped an earlier script recounting Doctor Strange’s origins, and instead will introduce him already established as the Sorcerer Supreme.

Leth and Myler Take Henson's Fraggles on a "Journey To The Everspring"

Mon, August 18th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Kate Leth and Jake Myler discuss taking Jim Henson's Fraggles on an epic quest in "Journey to the Everspring."