Articles By Ron Marz
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Thu, September 20th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
With "Raiders of the Lost Ark" on IMAX screens everywhere, Ron Marz looks back on his history with Indiana Jones -- as a fan and creator -- and how the franchise informs his visual storytelling.
Thu, September 6th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
After Ron Marz and other creators teamed up to take down a misogynistic cyber bully last week, Ron takes a look at the nature of fandom, trolling, and strategies to deal with crazy.
Thu, August 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
People make mistakes in their youth, and this week Ron Marz looks back at one instance that still haunts him -- the time he almost stole -- and explains his thoughts on piracy.
Thu, August 9th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
Ron Marz muses on numerous topics including his current workload to abandoned projects, and what music he just can't stop listening to right now. After all, it's hot out there...
Fri, July 27th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
In the aftermath of last week's Aurora shooting tragedy, Ron does some soul-searching over the violence found in his own work.
Fri, July 6th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
Despite the fact that he's not a fan of list articles, Ron Marz returns this week with a list of his favorite comic book runs of all time, including work by Howard Chaykin, Alan Moore, Jack Kirby and Matt Wagner.
Thu, June 21st, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
This week Ron Marz answers a recurring question by sitting down with frequent "Green Lantern" collaborator Darryl Banks to find out what's been keeping the artist busy in recent years.
Thu, May 31st, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
With this week's release of the final issue of "Magdalena," Ron Marz looks back at the character and her latest series, citing the ups and downs, strengths and weaknesses it had over the past 2 years of publication.
Fri, May 11th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
Marvel's "Avengers" series holds a special and unique place in Ron Marz's heart, one which the writer explores before weighing in with his thoughts on the current big screen incarnation of the team.
Thu, March 29th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
With Spring Training underway, Ron takes a look at the sense of betrayal when a franchise player heads for another field and shows it's not that different from the attachment we have for our favorite comic characters.
Thu, March 22nd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
Ron Marz muses on inking, evaluating whether it still has a place in today's modern comic book industry, and also lets friend and inker Terry Austin opine about the legendary Joe Sinnott.
Thu, March 8th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
With Disney's big-budget "John Carter" hitting theaters this week, Ron Marz looks back on the influence Edgar Rice Burroughs' epic otherworldly saga - and the lovely Dejah Thoris - has had on his career and life.
Thu, March 1st, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
This week Ron Marz chats with comic artist, concept artist, fight choreographer and weapons instructor Rafael Kayanan about their mutual love of Edgar Rice Burroughs and the John Carter movie that almost was.
Thu, February 23rd, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
Prompted by Lego destruction, Ron Marz examines the challenge of playing with someone else's toys when doing work-for-hire, and the balance between reverence and innovation.
Thu, February 9th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
What happens when creators on the same book just can't get along? Ron Marz looks at the collaborative nature of comic books and some of these reasons writer-artist pairings go awry.
Thu, January 26th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
This week Ron Marz examines the often overlooked art of comic book lettering, sharing tips on how to create the best project and speaking with frequent collaborator Troy Peteri.
Thu, January 12th, 2012 | Category: Comic Books
Ron Marz kicks off 2012 by examining the sticky situation of branding, and whether creators are helped or hindered by their ability to deliver work across multiple genres.
Thu, December 29th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books
Ron shares the story of a fan actively helping sell his comic store owner on "Shinku," illustrating the power of fan activism and the problem with today's comic book market. Plus, an exclusive preview of "Shinku" #4!
Thu, December 15th, 2011 | Category: Comic Books
This week Ron Marz opines about the desk at his home office, the comfort it provides, and the many other places he's had to write, as well as why they're all beneficial to the process.
Thu, December 1st, 2011 | Category: Comic Books
Ron Marz brings his Thanksgiving leftovers to the table this week, sharing thoughts on a variety of topics that have been occupying space in his brain recently.