Ron Marz


Articles By Ron Marz

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Shelf Life - 11/11

Wed, November 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

In a special Veterans Day column, Ron Marz shares a very personal comic story about his father, a decorated war veteran.

Shelf Life - 10/15

Thu, October 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Comics were once were verboten in libraries, but some branches are now putting on their own comic conventions. Ron Marz talks to two librarians about the trend.

Shelf Life - 10/01

Thu, October 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Ron Marz has signed a lot of autographs over his career. This week, he wrestles with the notion of creators charging for their signatures at conventions.

Shelf Life - 9/11

Fri, September 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Ron Marz reviews the current state of comic reviews, and suggests some needed improvements to raise the level of sequential discourse.

Shelf Life - 8/27

Thu, August 27th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Ron Marz touches the roots of his writing inspiration by visiting an Edgar Rice Burroughs fan gathering, and asks for your help with big cat conservation.

Shelf Life - 8/13

Thu, August 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Ron Marz has been working at home nearly all of his writing career. This week, he shares lessons learned about making "work at home" work for you.

Shelf Life - 7/30

Thu, July 30th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Ron Marz writes about his recent tour of Pixar Animation Studios, and the huge injection of inspiration he received thanks to his visit.

Shelf Life - 7/02

Thu, July 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Ron Marz avoided co-writing for most of his career, but two recent project have him rethinking his views on sharing the credits box.

Shelf Life - 5/28

Thu, May 28th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Ron Marz continues a look at his personal sketchbook, with art by comics stars including John Romita Sr., Dan Jurgens, Ron Lim, Phil Hester and Stjepan Sejic.

Shelf Life - 5/21

Thu, May 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

This week and next, Ron Marz opens up his personal sketchbook, exclusively showing off art that friends have created over his career.

Shelf Life - 4/30

Thu, April 30th, 2015 | Category:

Ron Marz likens a career to links in a chain, tracing a current project's connections back two decades to a football game, then gives advice on forging your own chain.

Shelf Life - 4/16

Thu, April 16th, 2015 | Category:

Ron Marz writes about the unexpected passing of his friend and longtime Marvel artist Herb Trimpe, and makes a plea for comics to do a better job of honoring its elders.

Shelf Life - 4/02

Thu, April 2nd, 2015 | Category:

As DC Comics winds up its time in New York City and heads west, Ron Marz recalls his time spent at the offices, and the people who made it feel like home.

Shelf Life - 3/26

Thu, March 26th, 2015 | Category:

How much research is too much for your writing? How much is too little? Ron Marz brings his years of writing experience to bear on the question.

Shelf Life - 3/05

Thu, March 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Ron Marz dips into his trove of CrossGen tales to spin a few more yarns of the late, lamented publisher, and show off some lost art.

Shelf Life - 2/12

Thu, February 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Ron Marz talks with Indian artist Abhishek Malsuni, his "John Carter: Warlord of Mars" collaborator, about his career and breaking into US comics.

Shelf Life - 1/29

Thu, January 29th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

This week, Ron Marz writes about an aspect of creating comics that's not often discussed -- custom comics, including his current project for Panasonic.

Shelf Life - 12/11

Thu, December 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Ron Marz talks about the challenges of bringing the best-selling "Skylanders" franchise to comics, and writing comics aimed at kids.

Shelf Life - 11/13

Thu, November 13th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Ron talks to his friend and artist Mike McKone, who has literally been living on the road since last year, traveling from convention to convention.

Shelf Life - 10/23

Thu, October 23rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Back from an trip to Hyderabad, India for a comic convention, Ron writes about his experiences, as well as his impressions of the Indian comic scene.