Ron Marz

Columnist

Articles By Ron Marz

Showing results 8-27 of 107

Shelf Life - 4/16

Thu, April 16th, 2015 | Category:

Ron Marz writes about the unexpected passing of his friend and longtime Marvel artist Herb Trimpe, and makes a plea for comics to do a better job of honoring its elders.

Shelf Life - 4/02

Thu, April 2nd, 2015 | Category:

As DC Comics winds up its time in New York City and heads west, Ron Marz recalls his time spent at the offices, and the people who made it feel like home.

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.

FirstPreviousNextLast