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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Hub Kindles "Okko Vol. 4: The Cycle of Fire" with Samurai, Demons & A Wedding

Mon, February 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Writer/artist Hub unleashes the fourth volume of "Okko," featuring a wedding, 100 samurai and demon hunters, in February.

Sunspot Actor Adan Canto Burned Through Comics to Prep for "Days of Future Past"

Mon, February 10th, 2014 | Category: TV, Film

Adan Canto talks about going to the source material when it came to researching his character Sunspot in "X-Men: Days Of Future Past."

"The Walking Dead" Previews Next Episode with Clips, Pics of Maggie, Daryl & More

Mon, February 10th, 2014 | Category: TV, Film

AMC previews the next episode of "The Walking Dead" with a promo clip and new images of Norman Reedus and Lauren Cohan.

Peart & Anderson Tinker With Rush's "Clockwork Angels" at BOOM!

Wed, February 5th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Rush songwriter Neil Peart and novelist Kevin J. Anderson join forces once again to adapt "Clockwork Angels," this time as a comic book for BOOM! Studios.

DC Collectibles' Kiniry and Fletcher Talk "Scribblenauts Unmasked" Figures

Mon, February 3rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

DC Collectibles VP of Creative Services Kevin Kiniry and Design Director Jim Fletcher discuss the origins of the "Scribblenauts Unmasked" blind box toys.

Moro Rogers' Monster Hunters Return In "City In The Desert: The Serpent Crown"

Mon, February 3rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Moro Rogers unearths The Serpent Crown in "City in the Desert: Vol. 2," and the cartoonist tells CBR, "You can't take the monsters out of nature without breaking it."

TOYING AROUND: Cult and Classic Character Collectibles Cultivated

Sat, February 1st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

New "The Walking Dead," "Firefly," 30th anniversary "Ghostbusters" and many more collectibles were revealed this week. Let's check 'em out!

"X-Men: Days of Future Past" Image Teases Pint-Sized Scarlet Witch

Fri, January 31st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

New scans of Evan Peters as Quicksilver and Fan Bingbing as Blink in "X-Men: Days of Future Past" have surfaced online.

Talon & Thompson Open Up About Their "Beautiful Scars"

Thu, January 30th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Collaborators D.S. Talon and E.G. Thompson mix historical fiction with fantasy in their first Archaia graphic novel, "Beautiful Scars."

TOYING AROUND: DC Collectibles & Diamond Select Toys Unleash the Floodgates!

Sat, January 25th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Thanks to reveals of their upcoming solicits, DC Collectibles and Diamond Select Toys lead the charge this week.

ABC's Paul Lee On "Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" Ratings, Sif's Appearance

Mon, January 20th, 2014 | Category: TV, Film

ABC President Paul Lee talks about the ratings performance of "Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD" and Lady Sif’s upcoming appearance.

Kunkel Says It's "Time" For A New "HeroBear and the Kid" Series

Mon, January 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Mike Kunkel talks about the all-new "Herobear and the Kid: Saving Time" and his current Kickstarter campaign for "The Squiggle Project."

TOYING AROUND: Loki, "The Walking Dead" and Batman Abound!

Sat, January 18th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Hot Toys reveals "Thor: The Dark World" Loki, McFarlane shows off new "Walking Dead" shows and plenty more!

EXCLUSIVE: Christopher Sebela Is Ready To Post "Dead Letters"

Wed, January 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Christopher Sebela talks about launching his supernatural-noir "Dead Letters" at BOOM! Studios with artist Chris Visions.

"Batman Vs. Superman," "Justice League" Movie Rumor Roundup

Tue, January 14th, 2014 | Category: TV, Film

"Batman Vs. Superman" and "Justice League" rumors abound, including Dwayne Johnson playing the villain in the latter.

Johnny Depp Rumored to Have Met With Marvel About "Doctor Strange" [UPDATED]

Tue, January 14th, 2014 | Category: TV, Film

The latest Marvel movie rumor has the Johnny Depp meeting with the studio about the lead role in the long-gestating "Doctor Strange." UPDATED with a conflicting report.

TOYING AROUND: "Walking Dead," "Game of Thrones," "Iron Man 3" & More!

Sat, January 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

New "Walking Dead" collectibles, vinyl "Game of Thrones" and several large scale movie figures were unveiled this week. Check 'em out!

"Agents of SHIELD" Plants "Seeds" in New Promos

Wed, January 8th, 2014 | Category: TV, Film

New images and a trailer show what ABC and Marvel have in store for "Seeds," next week’s episode of "Agents of SHIELD"

Clark Gregg Teases Coulson Resurrection Reveal on "Agents of SHIELD"

Tue, January 7th, 2014 | Category: TV, Film

Clark Gregg discusses how Agent Coulson’s return from the dead will play into the remaining episodes "Agents of SHIELD's" first season.

TOYING AROUND: Kicking Off the New Year

Sat, January 4th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Batman, Iron Man, "Breaking Bad" and more all debut new collectibles to kick off the new collectibles year and help you enjoy 2014.