Ron Marz

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Shelf Life - 12/11

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

Ron Marz talks about the challenges of bringing the best-selling "Skylanders" franchise to comics, and writing comics aimed at kids.

Shelf Life - 11/13

Thu, November 13th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Ron talks to his friend and artist Mike McKone, who has literally been living on the road since last year, traveling from convention to convention.

Shelf Life - 10/23

Thu, October 23rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Back from an trip to Hyderabad, India for a comic convention, Ron writes about his experiences, as well as his impressions of the Indian comic scene.

Shelf Life - 10/02

Thu, October 2nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Ron Marz talks to his friend Anthony Williams about being a "deadline-saver" artist, and the effect it had on his comics career.

Shelf Life - 9/11

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

In light of his "John Carter: Warlord of Mars" gig, Ron Marz discusses pursuing what you love and exclusively reveals a new story due next year.

Shelf Life - 8/14

Thu, August 14th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

As Jack Kirby's birthday approaches, Ron writes about discovering Jack's work, missing out on meeting him, and offers a way to toast the King of Comics.

Shelf Life - 7/31

Thu, July 31st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Ron Marz wrote four different comics that were released yesterday, and shows off some exclusive, alternative pages from one, "The Shadow Over Innsmouth."

Shelf Life - 7/03

Thu, July 3rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

After 20 years away, Ron Marz goes back to the golf course to find his Other Thing, his respite from writing.

Shelf Life - 6/12

Thu, June 12th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

No column last week, because Ron's wife was out of town. This week, the necessity of having a partner who makes your creative life possible.

Shelf Life - 5/22

Thu, May 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Receiving a copy of the new "StormWatch" collection from Jim Starlin jogs Ron Marz's memories of his own stint writing the title in its Image Comics incarnation.

Shelf Life - 5/09

Fri, May 9th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Ron reveals a very personal story he wrote about his father's life, war-time experiences and death from pancreatic cancer. Plus exclusive Rick Leonardi art.

Shelf Life - 4/17

Thu, April 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Ron Marz's first comics love was with superhero teams, and he's recapturing that feeling in "The Protectors," debuting at C2E2, and shares exclusive art!

Shelf Life - 4/03

Thu, April 3rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Ron draws inspiration from an interview with "Community" creator Dan Harmon, and catalogs his own creative influences.

Shelf Life - 3/14

Fri, March 14th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Fresh off an acclaimed "Adventures of Superman" arc, Ron Marz explores the nuances of writing for the digital-first format versus print comics.

SHELF LIFE: 43 Artists Draw a Page from Ron Marz's "Shinku"

Sun, February 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

In case you missed it, Ron Marz gave artists of all stripes a chance to interpret a page of script from his creator-owned "Shinku." See who rose to the challenge!

Shelf Life - 2/13

Thu, February 13th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Ron's offer for artists to draw a page of his creator-owned series "Shinku" resulted in an avalanche of submissions, and a wealth of interpretations. See them all!

Shelf Life - 1/30

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

Ron talks to Laura Braga, his artistic collaborator on "Witchblade," about her career, breaking into the U.S. market and being a woman in a traditionally male field.

Shelf Life - 1/23

Thu, January 23rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Artists are not interchangeable pieces in the creative process, and Ron Marz offers up one of his script pages and invites any and all artists to submit their version of it.

Shelf Life - 1/16

Thu, January 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

With this week's release of a new Bruce Springsteen album, Ron Marz explores his discovery of Springsteen's work, and the influence of the Boss on his own writing.

Shelf Life - 1/02

Thu, January 2nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

This week, in a very personal column, Ron Marz reflects on the recent death of his mother, who had suffered from Alzheimer's for the last decade.

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