Articles By Ron Marz
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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.
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.
Thu, December 5th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
Ron talks to an art collector who is on a quest to collect all the original pages from a "Green Lantern Annual" that Ron wrote. What's so special about it?
Thu, November 14th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
This week, Ron Marz announces two new projects that hold special meaning for him, Sunday strip-style adaptations of works by Tarzan creator Edgar Rice Burroughs.
Thu, October 31st, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
With the "Ender's Game" movie in theaters tomorrow, Ron Marz says he's avoiding the film because of author Orson Scott Card's history of homophobia.
Thu, October 24th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
Ron shares his con diary from Cleveland Comic Con in a bonus column featuring a visit to the Superman house and time with Green Lantern collaborator Darryl Banks.
Thu, October 17th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
Ron Marz talks about spending some time away from comics, writing for Activision's "Skylanders: SWAP Force" video game and putting words in Patrick Warburton's mouth.
Thu, October 3rd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
This week, Ron Marz juggles answers to the question of how to properly maintain balance between your writing life and the rest of your life. Do you have what it takes?
Thu, September 19th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
Fresh from the Baltimore Comic Con, and gearing up for three more convention appearances in the next month, Ron recounts some of the gifts he's received from generous fans.
Thu, September 5th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
This week, Ron Marz has some thoughts about ideas, including one particular idea that waited almost 20 years between origination and actual publication and the twists and turns in between.
Fri, August 23rd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
This week Ron Marz talks about the unique creative freedoms of working for Crossgen, who did not have editors, and the "off-model" issues that resulted in some of his favorite comics.
Thu, August 8th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
This week Ron Marz breaks down an even dozen of his "secret handshake" comic books, single issues beloved by creators but that might not be as well known by readers at large.
Thu, July 11th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
With Comic-Con International: San Diego fast approaching, Ron Marz recounts one of the more... bizarre experiences he's ever had a convention featuring an unexpected dinner guest.
Thu, June 27th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
Aspiring writers often ask their favorite creators to read their scripts, and in his latest column Ron Marz examines the familiar question and provides an alternative avenue for feedback.
Thu, June 13th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
Just prior to seeing "Man of Steel" on the big screen, Ron talks about his near limitless affection for Superman as a character, including the thrill he felt writing several of his adventures.
Thu, May 30th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
Looking back at the earliest days of his career, Ron revisits his time on "Silver Surfer" and laments the troubled history of "Dangerous Artifacts," a little-seen Surfer project with Claudio Castellini.
Thu, May 2nd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
What's a typical day like for a working comic book writer? Ron Marz walks us through last Wednesday, when he was finishing a script, putting an FCBD issue to bed, prepping for C2E2 and more.
Thu, April 18th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
This week Ron Marz looks at the pleasures of DIY comic books and the sense of satisfaction that it engenders, specifically focusing on his early days and his new comic "The Protectors."
Thu, April 4th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
In light of recent creator departures from high-profile books, Ron examines the reasons why creators end their runs prematurely using his own work on "Thor" and "Superboy" as examples.
Thu, March 21st, 2013 | Category: Comic Books
This week Ron Marz looks back at the Marvel-DC mash-up, Amalgam Comics, and how his work on "Doctor Strangefate" with Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez and Kevin Nowlan gave him a case of stage fright.