Ron Marz is well known to comic book fans for his influential runs on Green Lantern, Witchblade, Silver Surfer and more. With artist Darryl Banks, Marz co-created the popular and enduring Green Lantern Kyle Rayner. In 1996, he co-wrote the highly publicized DC vs. Marvel miniseries. In 2016, Marz joined with comics artist Bart Sears to relaunch Ominous Press. From 2010 to 2016, Marz wrote the Shelf Life column for Comic Book Resources, giving his insider's perspective into the comic book industry. Past columns include "The Seven DOs and DON’Ts of Writing Comics," "The Writer’s Guide to Working at Home," "Scratching Itches, and Making Dreams Come True," "Finding the Balance in Writing and in Life" and "My Unconventional Convention Story," offering insight and advice to both working professionals and aspiring creators.
Articles by Ron Marz
Ron Marz is back with a tale about how going out to lunch with your editor to discuss your current book can sometimes lead to an assignment you never asked for.
Ron Marz returns with a look at the triumphs and pitfalls of convention season from the creator's side of the table and explores the relationship between pros and the fans who support their work.
Ron reflects on the words and wisdom of his all time favorite editor, Archie Goodwin, as he looks at current industry trends when it comes to editorial edicts versus allowing creators to simply tell their stories.
Today, Ron Marz delves into the concept of death in comics in light of the recently released "Fantastic Four" #587 and eulogizes his friend and creative partner on "Pantheon City," the late Clement Sauve.