Ron Marz

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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.

Shelf Life - 12/05

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?

Shelf Life - 11/14

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.

Shelf Life - 10/31

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.

Shelf Life - 10/24

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.

Shelf Life - 10/17

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.

Shelf Life - 10/03

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?

Shelf Life - 9/19

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.

Shelf Life - 9/05

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.

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