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Issue #26

Fri, September 26th, 2003

Mark shares a story of what might have been had legendary director Orson Welles been able to produce and star in what would have been the very first Batman feature film, back in the 1940s. The film, as well all know, was never realized.

Issue #25

Fri, September 19th, 2003

Mark Millar returns with a look at some of the best and worst film adaptations of comics ever. What did he think of Tim Burton's 'Batman?' How about the recent 'Hulk' movie? Which comic based film had a serious affect on his life? Mark tackles all of these and more.

Issue #24

Fri, February 21st, 2003

It was a simpler, more quiet time. Actually, not really quieter, but at one time we all attended elementary school and received report cards. Check out the report cards from some of your favorite comic writers and artists like Bendis, Simone, Hitch, Liefeld, Millar and others.

Issue #23

Fri, February 14th, 2003

Earler this week there was an editorial shake-up at DC Comics which causes Mark to have a very odd dream wherein he finds himself as president and publisher of DC Comics. What would the DC Universe look like with him in charge?

Issue #22

Fri, February 7th, 2003

What happens to a writer or artist 10 years after they're on top? Mark Millar examines the trend downward that seems to afflict all of them.

Issue #21

Fri, January 31st, 2003

This is the week where Mark goes an entire column talking about everything but comics. Actually, that's not entirely true. War, Michael Moore and a little movie called 'Daredevil' make it into this weeks edition of 'The Column.'

Issue #20

Fri, January 24th, 2003

Mark asks the question who has the most difficult job in comics, the writer or the artist? The answer may seem obvious, but it's not nearly as easy a question to answer as you may think.

Issue #19

Fri, January 10th, 2003

Ever wonder what the homes of some of your favorite comic creators look like? Millar tells all when he reveals the insides of the homes lived in by Quesada, Waid, Hitch, Layman, Barrucci and Lee.

Issue #18

Fri, January 3rd, 2003

The real world we live in and the fictional world of super-heroes are meeting in very strange ways and when it happens, we will be the only ones truly prepared. How so? Read on.

Issue #17

Mon, December 30th, 2002

Mark presents his best of list from 2002 with categories covering Best Scoop, Series, New Series, Movie, Column, Editor, Artist, Writer and Company.

Issue #16

Fri, December 20th, 2002

For those aspiring comic writers and artists out there, Mark descrbies the seven types of comic book editors you'll run into in your career and which types you need to avoid.

Issue #15

Fri, December 13th, 2002

Mark Millar is back and he shares the story of his American adventure at Mid-Ohio Con, his visit to New York City and the Marvel offices, and what he's been up to since the last column here at CBR.

Issue #14

Fri, October 25th, 2002

Mark Millar and Bryan Hitch get together and break out the Ouija board in an attempt to contact the spirit of Jack Kirby. The results? VERY surprising. Read on to find out what happened.

Issue #13

Fri, October 18th, 2002

Mark presents the Top 10 comics you didn't even know you loved! Which ones make the list? Read on to find out.

Issue #12

Fri, October 11th, 2002

Casting 'Comics: The Movie.' It's got a big time writer attached and Mark helps out the casting crew with suggestions on who should play your favorite industry pro.

Issue #11

Wed, October 2nd, 2002

It's part three of 'The Chair' series of interviews and this week DC sits in the slightly used seat. Or do they?

Issue #10

Fri, September 27th, 2002

In the second-part of the three-part 'The Chair' series, Mark Millar talks at length with CrossGen President/CEO Mark Alessi. This very candid interview covers all those subjects you'd expect and more. Millar didn't shy away from the hard questions and Alessi didn't shy away from answering them. A revealing interview you need to read.

Mon, September 23rd, 2002

Rich Johnston brings you news that CrossGen has attained Premier Status with Diamond Comics Distributors, a new DC related TV show coming to ABC, new 'Storm' and 'Thing' series from Marvel, five pages from that aborted 'Solar' project and much more. UPDATED with new images from Solar and a look at the new Voltron!

Issue #9

Fri, September 20th, 2002

In the first of a three-part series Mark sits down some of comics biggest name in "The Chair." This week Mark talks extensively with Marvel's Joe Quesada and Bill Jemas.

Issue #8

Fri, September 13th, 2002

Mark runs the bases this week with thoughts on the nostalgia trend in comics, where the industry is in the 'twenty year rule,' defending DK2, Grayson and Fegrado kicking ass and much more.

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