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Shelf Life - 8/27/2015

Shelf Life - 8/27/2015

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 - 8/13/2015

Shelf Life - 8/13/2015

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 - 7/30/2015

Shelf Life - 7/30/2015

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 - 7/2/2015

Shelf Life - 7/2/2015

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 - 5/28/2015

Shelf Life - 5/28/2015

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 - 5/21/2015

Shelf Life - 5/21/2015

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

Shelf Life - 4/30/2015

Shelf Life - 4/30/2015

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 - 4/16/2015

Shelf Life - 4/16/2015

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 - 4/2/2015

Shelf Life - 4/2/2015

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 - 3/26/2015

Shelf Life - 3/26/2015

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 - 3/5/2015

Shelf Life - 3/5/2015

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 - 2/12/2015

Shelf Life - 2/12/2015

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 - 1/29/2015

Shelf Life - 1/29/2015

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 - 12/11/2014

Shelf Life - 12/11/2014

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

Shelf Life - 11/13/2014

Shelf Life - 11/13/2014

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 - 10/23/2014

Shelf Life - 10/23/2014

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.

Shelf Life - 10/2/2014

Shelf Life - 10/2/2014

Ron Marz talks to his friend Anthony Williams about being a "deadline-saver" artist, and the effect it had on his comics career.

Shelf Life - 9/11/2014

Shelf Life - 9/11/2014

In light of his "John Carter: Warlord of Mars" gig, Ron Marz discusses pursuing what you love and exclusively reveals a new story due next year.

Shelf Life - 8/14/2014

Shelf Life - 8/14/2014

As Jack Kirby's birthday approaches, Ron writes about discovering Jack's work, missing out on meeting him, and offers a way to toast the King of Comics.

Shelf Life - 7/31/2014

Shelf Life - 7/31/2014

Ron Marz wrote four different comics that were released yesterday, and shows off some exclusive, alternative pages from one, "The Shadow Over Innsmouth."

Shelf Life - 7/3/2014

Shelf Life - 7/3/2014

After 20 years away, Ron Marz goes back to the golf course to find his Other Thing, his respite from writing.

Shelf Life - 6/12/2014

Shelf Life - 6/12/2014

No column last week, because Ron's wife was out of town. This week, the necessity of having a partner who makes your creative life possible.

Shelf Life - 5/22/2014

Shelf Life - 5/22/2014

Receiving a copy of the new "StormWatch" collection from Jim Starlin jogs Ron Marz's memories of his own stint writing the title in its Image Comics incarnation.

Shelf Life - 5/9/2014

Shelf Life - 5/9/2014

Ron reveals a very personal story he wrote about his father's life, war-time experiences and death from pancreatic cancer. Plus exclusive Rick Leonardi art.

Shelf Life - 4/17/2014

Shelf Life - 4/17/2014

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!

Shelf Life - 4/3/2014

Shelf Life - 4/3/2014

This week, Ron draws inspiration from an interview with "Community" creator Dan Harmon, and catalogs his own creative influences.

Shelf Life - 3/14/2014

Shelf Life - 3/14/2014

Fresh off an acclaimed "Adventures of Superman" arc, Ron Marz explores the nuances of writing for the digital-first format versus print comics.

SHELF LIFE: 43 Artists Draw a Page from Ron Marz's "Shinku"

SHELF LIFE: 43 Artists Draw a Page from Ron Marz's "Shinku"

In case you missed it, Ron Marz gave artists of all stripes a chance to interpret a page of script from his creator-owned "Shinku." See who rose to the challenge!

Shelf Life - 2/13/2014

Shelf Life - 2/13/2014

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!

Shelf Life - 1/30/2014

Shelf Life - 1/30/2014

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.

Shelf Life - 1/23/2014

Shelf Life - 1/23/2014

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.

Shelf Life - 1/16/2014

Shelf Life - 1/16/2014

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.

Shelf Life - 1/2/2014

Shelf Life - 1/2/2014

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.

Shelf Life - 12/5/2013

Shelf Life - 12/5/2013

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?

Shelf Life - 11/14/2013

Shelf Life - 11/14/2013

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.

Shelf Life - 10/31/2013

Shelf Life - 10/31/2013

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.

Shelf Life - 10/24/2013

Shelf Life - 10/24/2013

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.

Shelf Life - 10/17/2013

Shelf Life - 10/17/2013

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.

Shelf Life - 10/3/2013

Shelf Life - 10/3/2013

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?

Shelf Life - 9/19/2013

Shelf Life - 9/19/2013

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.

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