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 […]

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 […]

ADVENTURE TIME: “Grocery Time” Pt.2 is Out!

    SELF PROMOTION! The conclusion to my ADVENTURE TIME story with artist Brad McGinty, “Grocery Time,” is out in stores this week in ADVENTURE TIME #22!   You can buy an e-copy on ComiXology here. To answer two possible questions: 1) Yes, Part One ran two months ago in issue #20.  No, I don’t […]

My REGULAR SHOW Comic, “Sombrero World,” is Out This Week! SCRIPT WITH COMMENTARY!

And now for a special presentation! This Wednesday, August 28, sees the release of REGULAR SHOW #3 from KaBOOM!.  It is the first comic I have written that has appeared in a hard-copy form that you can buy in comic book stores and have to pay money to get. STREET CRED, yo. Well, I only […]

Best of the Last Six Months

Yes, I haven’t updated this site in forever.  I was busy.  And sick.  And busy again.  And disorganized. Well, new year, new opportunities, and here is some of the stuff I wrote that is worth archiving. Pop Cultural and Nerd Icon John Hodgman came through town, so I talked to him about moustaches and the […]

Peter Krause on IRREDEEMABLE

Peter Krause on ‘Irredeemable’ By Zack Smith posted: 11 February 2009 11:13 am ET   Irredeemable, BOOM! Studios’ upcoming series about a superhero who becomes a supervillain, has earned a lot of pre-publication buzz with its viral markwaidisevil.com website and praise from creators like Grant Morrison. We recently spoke with the book’s creator, Mark Waid, […]

Mark Waid on IRREDEEMABLE

Is Mark Waid evil? Well, on the Internet, no writer’s reputation goes unchallenged. But it seemed particularly suspect when the website http://www.markwaidisevil.com recently popped up online. After all, the veteran writer’s best-known for such upbeat superhero books as The Flash, Fantastic Four and his current work on such books as Amazing Spider-Man and The Incredibles. […]

Roger Langridge on THE MUPPET SHOW

Welcoming the Muppets Back to Comics By Zack Smith   BOOM! Studios aims to make a splash in all-ages comics this March. We already talked to Mark Waid about The Incredibles: Family Matters, and now we’ve got Roger Langridge on bringing one of the best-known all-ages concepts ever to comics – The Muppet Show. First […]

Mark Waid on THE INCREDIBLES

Mark Waid: Bringing The Incredibles to Comics By Zack Smith   Pixar’s Oscar-winning animated film The Incredibles is widely considered one of the best superhero movies ever made…and Mark Waid is widely considered one of the best superhero writers in comics. That in mind, it’s only natural that Waid be the one to bring the […]