Albert Ching

Managing Editor
Los Angeles, CA
Tempe, AZ

Hello! I'm Albert Ching, managing editor at CBR. I've been writing about comic books professionally in one form or another since 2006 and thoroughly unprofessionally for about a decade before that. In my journalism career, I've also written about music, TV, movies, visual art, opera, modern dance, pro wrestling and frisbee. I'm a semi-frequent contributor to The Atlantic, and once appeared on a Canadian radio show as a "Dancing with the Stars" expert. One time I interviewed Newt Gingrich at a Barnes and Noble.

I'm originally from Tempe, Arizona, but was lured out to Southern California after repeated viewings of "Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure." By the time I figured out that most of what passed for San Dimas was actually filmed a few miles away from my parents' home in AZ, it was already too late.

FIRST COMIC: The first series I actively pursued every issue of was Archie's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" book, which was considerably more bonkers than the cartoon in all the right ways (Cudley the Cowlick?).

FAVORITE CHARACTER: Spider-Man

Articles By Albert Ching

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SDCC: Joe Kelly & Ed McGuinness Reunite for "Spider-Man/Deadpool"

Sun, July 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The '90s "Deadpool" team of Joe Kelly and Ed McGuinness are back in action at Marvel, this time bringing Spider-Man along for the ride.

SDCC: "The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl" Joins "All-New, All-Different Marvel" Lineup

Sun, July 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Have no fear, Squirrel Girl fans: Ryan North and Erica Henderson are returning for a new #1 in October, as part of the wider Marvel relaunch.

SDCC: Spotlight on Jonathan Hickman

Sun, July 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With Marvel's "Secret Wars" currently unfolding, superstar writer Jonathan Hickman addresses fans in a solo spotlight panel at Comic-Con.

SDCC: Peter Facinelli Cast as Maxwell Lord on "Supergirl"

Sat, July 11th, 2015 | Category: TV

Best known as a Justice League International supporting character, Maxwell Lord is official for CBS' "Supergirl," as played by Peter Facinelli.

SDCC: "The Flash" Reveals "Zoom" as Season Two Villain, Comic-Con Reel Released

Sat, July 11th, 2015 | Category: TV

The main villain of "The Flash" season two was made official Saturday night at Comic-Con -- Zoom -- along with the release of a new highlight reel.

SDCC: Jay Garrick, Patty Spivot Cast for "The Flash" Season Two

Sat, July 11th, 2015 | Category: TV

DC Comics' original Flash is coming to season two of The CW hit, along with a relatively newer character from comic book lore, Patty Spivot.

SDCC: "Arrow" Comic-Con Highlight Reel

Sat, July 11th, 2015 | Category: TV

Warner Bros. TV showed off a highlight reel of "Arrow" footage Saturday night at Comic-Con, and you can watch it right here.

SDCC: Stephen Amell's New "Arrow" Costume Revealed

Sat, July 11th, 2015 | Category: TV

Stephen Amell will fight crime in a new costume on "Arrow" season four, and here's the first look at the new outfit, revealed at Comic-Con.

SDCC: New Details for "Flash," "Arrow" and "Supergirl" Announced at WBTV/DC Panel

Sat, July 11th, 2015 | Category: TV

WB/DC shows "The Flash," "Arrow," "Legends of Tomorrow," "Supergirl," "Gotham" and "Vixen" all get the spotlight Saturday night at Hall H.

SDCC: First Trailer for Animated "Vixen" Arrives, Set in "Flash"/"Arrow" World

Sat, July 11th, 2015 | Category: TV

"Vixen" is scheduled to debut next month on CW Seed, and the first trailer features the title character, plus Arrow, Flash and Cisco.

SDCC: Marvel: Cup O' Joe Panel with Joe Quesada

Sat, July 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada is back at Comic-Con International in San Diego for the latest installment of his always-newsworthy panel.

SDCC: "Star Wars," "Darth Vader" Cross Over in "Vader Down"

Sat, July 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel's Star Wars line heads to its first crossover in November with "Vader Down," to be written by Jason Aaron and Kieron Gillen.

SDCC: New DC Universe: Batman Panel

Sat, July 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The "Batman" team of writer Scott Snyder, artist Greg Capullo and editor Mark Doyle talk the recent major Bat-developments at Comic-Con in San Diego.

SDCC: Milestone Media Returns to DC Comics as "Earth-M"

Sat, July 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Milestone's characters are back at DC, with new projects on the way from creators including Reginald Hudlin, Denys Cowan, Geoff Johns and Jim Lee.

SDCC: New DC Universe: The Bad Guys Panel

Fri, July 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The less-than-heroic side of the DC Universe is celebrated at Comic-Con with Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Cullen Bunn and more.

SDCC: DC Entertainment: From Page to Screen Panel

Fri, July 10th, 2015 | Category: TV, Comic Books, Video Games, Film

Geoff Johns, Marc Guggenheim, Mike Allred and more gather at Comic-Con to talk bringing DC Comics to film, TV and video games.

SDCC EXCLUSIVE: Pop Culture Icons Collide in "Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"

Fri, July 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

James Tynion IV and Freddie E. Williams II will unite Batman and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, in a six-issue miniseries.

SDCC: Butch Guice Teams with William Gibson for IDW's "Archangel"

Fri, July 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Noted comics illustrator Butch Guice and celebrated cyberpunk author William Gibson have teamed together for IDW comic book series "Archangel."

SDCC: Ethan Embry Joins "The Walking Dead" Cast for Season Six

Fri, July 10th, 2015 | Category: TV

Veteran actor Ethan Embry has joined the cast of "The Walking Dead" for the AMC smash-hit's sixth season, as revealed by a new trailer.

SDCC: One-on-One with Geoff Johns

Fri, July 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

DC Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns goes one-on-one with DC Co-Publisher Dan DiDio at Comic-Con, looking back at the writer's career.

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