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 […]

Things I Did in 2012 That Which Were Cool

Here are some things I wrote and things I did in 2012 that I thought were kind of cool and possibly of interest to people In January, I wrote some more offbeat pieces, such as an interview with literary novelist Michael Malone about his time writing the daytime soap ONE LIFE TO LIVE as that […]

Small Press Expo (SPX) Report

SMALL PRESS EXPO Shows The Diversity of Comics By Zack Smith One of the biggest gatherings for independent and self-published cartoonists in the U.S., SPX is also one of the highest-energy comic book shows you’ll encounter.    My report (long-delayed due to technical difficulties) is online here!

Y: The Last Man Tributes with Robert Kirkman, Brad Meltzer and More (LINK FIXED)

TIPPING THE GLASS TO Y: THE LAST MAN by Zack Smith We hope you’ve enjoyed Newsarama’s special longer than a week-long tribute to the final issue of Y: The Last Man. To conclude our look back at the series, we decided to pay tribute to some of the people who helped make the series the […]

Things I Have Written Recently

This is the first post of my new work blog.  More pages, with graphics and my resume and various old writings will be up late.  Here are links to some of my most recent articles: Newsarama: Nick Bertozzi on THE SALON and HOUDINI: THE HANDCUFF KING Jeffrey Brown on THE INCREDIBLE CHANGE-BOTS Harlan Ellison on […]