My Best Articles Catch-Up Compilation

My continuing tendency to get distracted and work on things not posted online means that I haven’t updated in a spell. Let’s rectify that with some of the better articles I’ve done over the last couple of months. As I’m posting this on Halloween, here’s an article I wrote about some crazy haunted house events […]

Catch-Up: Recent Articles!

Though I’ve had a number of big pieces the last few months, I haven’t taken the time to update them here!  Let’s rectify that. Here’s some of my best pieces from the last few months. Here is a two-part interview with Jim Starlin on his run on Marvel’s WARLOCK — including his creations Drax, Gamora […]

Gene Luen Yang on BOXERS AND SAINTS

Award-Winning BOXERS AND SAINTS – Gene Luen Yang’s Two-Perspective Historical GN by Zack Smith, Newsarama Contributor Date: 29 January 2014 Time: 05:00 PM ET CREDIT: Gene Luen Yang View full size image Gene Luen Yang’s already earned widespread acclaim for everything for such works asAmerican Born Chinese and writing the Avatar: The Last Airbender graphic novels for Dark […]

Tom Scioli on TRANSFORMERS/G.I. JOE at IDW

Scioli’s Ultimate 80s Team-Up: TRANSFORMERS / G.I. JOE by Zack Smith, Newsarama Contributor Date: 09 January 2014 Time: 11:00 AM ET CREDIT: IDW View full size image We’ll be blunt: We love ‘80s cartoons. We love the insane Kirby-style riffs of writer/artist Tom Scioli (Gødland, American Barbarian). So when we found out Scioli was going […]

Antony Johnston on THE FUSE

COMICS Antony Johnston lights THE FUSE at Image Comics by Zack Smith, Newsarama Contributor Date: 03 January 2014 Time: 12:00 PM ET CREDIT: Image Comics View full size image Antony Johnston is no stranger to scifi worlds with his long-running post-apocalpytic series Wasteland at Oni. Now, the prolific creator is headed offworld with The Fuse, a new SF […]

Best Articles of 2013 Compilation

Here are the most best things I wrote this past year.  I think this averages out to one great piece per week.  I am pleased by this. COMIC BOOKS The Strange History of Marvel Comics’ ULTIMATE ADVENTURES with Hawk-Owl and Woody Peter Milligan and Brendan McCarthy, Pt.1 Milligan and McCarthy, Pt.2 Jeffrey Brown on VADER’S […]

Best Interviews from August-October

Doing a clean-up and wanted to link some recent work.  I got to talk with some really brilliant people for a couple places.  My ego is inflated! A chat with BONE Creator Jeff Smith on his work and being a self-publisher in the 1990s Got to talk with Caldecott Winner David Wiesner on his new […]

Things I Wrote in May and June!

Realized I hadn’t done a compilation of all the stuff I’d had posted in a while.  Here’s a quick gathering. INDY WEEK: Mitch O’Connell Interview Comic Book Events in the Triangle In-Depth Look at Television Production in North Carolina with UNDER THE DOME, BANSHEE, HOMELAND and More NEWSARAMA: Micahel Kaluta on STARSTRUCK Graham Nolan on […]

Collection of Published Articles for 2013, Pt.2

As I’ve had some articles published all over the place recently, figured it was time to start a new compilation post. Very Sad: Beloved local used bookstore Nice Price Books is closing, and I talked to them and several other used bookstores to get the reasons why. Here’s an interview I did with reporter Jonathan M. […]