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Fear Agent – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Rick Remender (Part 2)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Rick Remender In 2006, Rick Remender launched Fear Agent, a pulp Sci-Fi comic that looked to give the genre the boot in the butt that it desperately needed.  The … Read More →

Young Avengers – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Kieron Gillen (Part 1)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Kieron Gillen Kieron Gillen is a former computer game and music journalist.  His first work with frequent co-collaborator, Jamie McKelvie, came way back in 2003, when the two men … Read More →

The Sandman – 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Neil Gaiman (Part 1)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Neil Gaiman Neil Gaiman’s first published comic stories were four short stories within the pages of the British comic, 2000 AD.  Gaiman struck up a friendship with comic writer … Read More →

Stumptown – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Greg Rucka (Part 2)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Greg Rucka Greg Rucka has bounced around a bit in the comic industry, finding a home in DC for many years before working for other publishers like Marvel, Image, … Read More →

Lazarus – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Greg Rucka (Part 1)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Greg Rucka Greg Rucka is a man who has been a talented writer from a rather young age.  By the age of ten, Rucka was already winning writing awards … Read More →

The Massive – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Brian Wood (Part 2)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Brian Wood Brian Wood is a man who has worked for plenty of publishers over his career.  Ranging for Marvel to DC, Image to Dark Horse, and even a … Read More →

Spider-Man Blue – 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Jeph Loeb (Part 2)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Jeph Loeb One creator who has become synonymous with Jeph Loeb is his frequent collaborator, Tim Sale.  Together the two men have produced countless bestselling series, especially under the … Read More →

The Long Hallowe’en – 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Jeph Loeb (Part 1)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Jeph Loeb It’s a lot harder than I thought it would be to write an intro paragraph for Jeph Loeb.  There isn’t much to say that even infrequent readers … Read More →

The Strange Talent Of Luther Strode – 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Justin Jordan (Part 1)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Justin Jordan Did you know if you google “Justin Jordan” for some info the first thing that comes up is another Justin Jordan who just so happens to be … Read More →

Superman/Wonder Woman -The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Charles Soule (Part 2)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Charles Soule Charles Soule became a staple of the roster of writers for DC Comics during 2013.  Soule took over “Swamp Thing” from his dear friend Scott Snyder starting … Read More →

Letter 44 – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Charles Soule (Part 1)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Charles Soule Charles Soule has much more on his resume than just being a comic writer.  Soule also practices law in New York City, juggling his two occupations seemingly … Read More →

Birthright – The 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Joshua Williamson (Part 2)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Joshua Williamson Can’t lie, writing an intro paragraph for Joshua Williamson is a lot more difficult than I thought it would be.  I crammed all of the really accessible … Read More →

Ghosted – 2015 Weekly Writer Challenge: Joshua Williamson (Part 1)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Joshua Williamson Joshua Williamson is a creator who is perhaps more well-known for his creator owned comics than he is for doing “work for hire”.  Although he’s been in … Read More →

The Hobgoblin Lives! – 2015 Writer Challenge: Roger Stern (Part 2)

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52 weeks. 52 different writers. 2 trade paperbacks or hardcovers a week.  Each week I’ll take a look at a different writer and read two different collected editions from within that person’s repertoire to help in the examination of their work. Roger Stern Roger Stern introduced the world to the Hobgoblin back in the 80’s with his introduction in Amazing Spider-Man #238.  It’s perhaps what Stern is most well-known for, … Read More →