With over 20 years of experience in the comics medium, writer RON MARZ has done and seen it all. Having worked for Marvel, DC Comics, Dark Horse, Image and pretty much everyone else, Marz brings a unique perspective to his column, SHELF LIFE!
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!
This week, Ron draws inspiration from an interview with "Community" creator Dan Harmon, and catalogs his own creative influences.
Fresh off an acclaimed "Adventures of Superman" arc, Ron Marz explores the nuances of writing for the digital-first format versus print comics.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
This week Ron Marz talks about the unique creative freedoms of working for Crossgen, who did not have editors, and the "off-model" issues that resulted in some of his favorite comics.
This week Ron Marz breaks down an even dozen of his "secret handshake" comic books, single issues beloved by creators but that might not be as well known by readers at large.
With Comic-Con International: San Diego fast approaching, Ron Marz recounts one of the more... bizarre experiences he's ever had a convention featuring an unexpected dinner guest.
Aspiring writers often ask their favorite creators to read their scripts, and in his latest column Ron Marz examines the familiar question and provides an alternative avenue for feedback.