John Rogers (LEVERAGE, BLUE BEETLE) on his DUNGEONS & DRAGONS Comic

He May Write TV, but JOHN ROGERS is Really Just a D&D Nerd

By Zack Smith, Newsarama Contributor
posted: 16 September 2010 03:07 pm ET

Dungeons & Dragons comics have been around since the 1980s, but IDW’s new take on the classic role-playing game looks to take the series to a whole new level with tales that will appeal to both hardcore fans and those who’ve never picked up a 20-sided die.

In November, IDW premieres a new ongoing D&D series written by star screenwriter John Rogers, creator of the hit TNT series Leverage and co-creator of Blue Beetle Jaime Reyes at DC Comics.  Fans have already seen a preview of Rogers’ “Fell’s Five” in the special $1 Dungeons & Dragons #0 issue that came out in August, which has earned raves for its breezy dialogue and action-packed art by Andrea DeVito (Marvel’s Annihilation).  

We decided to find out more about this new series…and test Rogers on his D&D-fu.  We warn you – this gets hardcore.  That’s right – this is an advanced Dungeons & Dragons interview.

Read the full story here!

Published by Zack

Zack Smith is a writer and journalist. He has written for such web sites and publications as Newsarama.com, the Independent Weekly of Durham NC, Triangle Business Journal, Comic Book Resources and the Lynchburg News and Advance. He has a Master's in Journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, and a degree in English with minors in Film Studies and Creative Writing from NC State University. He also writes children's books.

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