Ron Marz

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Shelf Life - 3/26

Thu, March 26th, 2015 | Category:

How much research is too much for your writing? How much is too little? Ron Marz brings his years of writing experience to bear on the question.

Shelf Life - 3/05

Thu, March 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Ron Marz dips into his trove of CrossGen tales to spin a few more yarns of the late, lamented publisher, and show off some lost art.

Shelf Life - 2/12

Thu, February 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Ron Marz talks with Indian artist Abhishek Malsuni, his "John Carter: Warlord of Mars" collaborator, about his career and breaking into US comics.

Shelf Life - 1/29

Thu, January 29th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Ron Marz writes about an aspect of creating comics that's not often discussed -- custom comics, including his current project for Panasonic.

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:

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!

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