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?).


Articles By Albert Ching

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Josh Trank Talks "Star Wars" Departure, Denies Previous Reports

Thu, June 4th, 2015 | Category: Film

Director Josh Trank has opened up on his departure from his "Star Wars" film, calling it "the hardest decision he's ever had to make in his life."

James Wan Officially On Board to Direct Both "Aquaman" and "Robotech"

Wed, June 3rd, 2015 | Category: Film

Following the massive success of "Furious 7," James Wan has reportedly sign on to direct both "Aquaman" for Warner Bros. and "Robotech" for Sony.

Warner Bros. Film Head Talks DC vs. Marvel, Dark Superhero Films

Wed, June 3rd, 2015 | Category: Film

In a new interview, WB exec Greg Silverman shares his take on the differences between DC and Marvel's film strategies, "seriousness" and more.

Jackson Not in "Civil War," But Wants Marvel Contract Extension

Wed, June 3rd, 2015 | Category: Film

Samuel L. Jackson says he's not in 2016's "Captain America: Civil War," but he's hoping you haven't seen the last of his Nick Fury.

"All-New, All-Different Marvel Previews" to Reveal Future of Marvel Universe

Tue, June 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel is prepared to announce much of its post-"Secret Wars" lineup in a free "All-New, All-Different Marvel Previews" magazine, out July 1.

Kamala Khan's First Animation Appearance Confirmed for "Avengers: Ultron Revolution"

Tue, June 2nd, 2015 | Category: TV

The current Ms. Marvel will have a life outside of comics, as the popular character is set to appear in Disney XD's "Avengers: Ultron Revolution."

Man of Action to Develop "Mega Man" Animated Series

Tue, June 2nd, 2015 | Category: TV

Animation and comics veterans Joe Casey, Joe Kelly, Duncan Rouleau and Steven T. Seagle are teaming for a new "Mega Man" TV series.

EXCLUSIVE: Cassaday, Calafiore & Purcell Contribute to "The Hellboy 100"

Tue, June 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

John Cassaday, Jim Calafiore and Gordon Purcel are contributing to The Hero Initiative's new project, and CBR has the exclusive first look.

Eddie Redmayne to Star in "Harry Potter" Spinoff, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"

Mon, June 1st, 2015 | Category: Film

Oscar-winner Eddie Redmayne has officially been announced as Newt Scamander in Warner Bros.' "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."

Dwayne Johnson in Talks to Produce and Star in "Big Trouble in Little China" Remake

Mon, June 1st, 2015 | Category: Film

The Rock is reportedly in negotiations to take on a remake of "Big Trouble in Little China" at Fox, in the role made famous by Kurt Russell.

"Ultimate Spider-Man" and "Avengers" Renewed on Disney XD with New Titles

Mon, June 1st, 2015 | Category: TV

The rechristened "Avengers: Ultron Revolution" and "Ultimate Spider-Man vs. The Sinister 6" are both set to debut on Disney XD in 2016.

Sandrine Holt is the Latest "Fear The Walking Dead" Addition

Mon, June 1st, 2015 | Category: TV

AMC's "Walking Dead" companion series has added one more to its cast: "House of Cards" vet Sandrine Holt in the recurring role of Dr. Bethany Exner.

DC You Promo Videos Prepare Fans for 'Awesome,' Hashtag-Ready June Launches

Mon, June 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics' latest "DC You" promotional campaign consists of videos hyping the different types of comics represented in its current line.

Disney Pulls the Plug on "Tron 3"

Fri, May 29th, 2015 | Category: Film

A sequel to "Tron: Legacy" isn't happening, with a report stating Disney is not moving forward with a new film in the franchise.

Universal Options "The Wicked + The Divine" for TV Adaptation

Fri, May 29th, 2015 | Category: TV

Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie and Matt Wilson's hit Image series "The Wicked + The Divine" is in motion as a TV series with Universal Television.

Mark Paniccia Confirmed as Senior Editor of Marvel's X-Men Line

Fri, May 29th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Following the departure of Mike Marts, Mark Paniccia is officially Senior Editor of the X-Men titles, joined by X-books veteran Daniel Ketchum.

DC Comics Adds Half-Page Ads to Story Pages

Fri, May 29th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Returning to a custom of decades past, June releases from DC Comics will feature half-page ads on the same pages as story content.

"Lumberjanes" Movie in Motion at 20th Century Fox

Fri, May 29th, 2015 | Category: Film

A film based on BOOM! Studios' breakout series "Lumberjanes" is in the works at Fox, with Will Widger hired to write the script.

Ash Revs Up Chainsaw Arm in Latest "Ash vs. Evil Dead" Teaser

Fri, May 29th, 2015 | Category: TV

Bruce Campbell's Ash Williams -- and his chainsaw arm -- are back in the latest promo video for Starz's upcoming series "Ash vs. Evil Dead."

Nicholas D'Agosto Bumped to Series Regular on "Gotham"

Thu, May 28th, 2015 | Category: TV

Get ready for a lot more of Nicholas D'Agosto -- who plays Harvey Dent, the future Two-Face -- next season on Fox's "Gotham."