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 […]

From Election Day: Neil Gaiman, Ed Brubaker and More Pick the President

From Newsarama: I provided readers with our pick for US President  and even got the candidate endorsed by Ed Brubaker and Neil Gaiman!  Who did we pick? The answer…WILL SHOCK  YOU!

Neil Gaiman on THE GRAVEYARD BOOK

Getting Into ‘The Graveyard Book’ With Neil Gaiman By Zack Smith   One of comics’ most popular and acclaimed creators, Neil Gaiman has earned a new wave of acclaim for his lasted children’s novel, The Graveyard Book, published by HarperCollins. It’s the story of Nobody “Bod” Owens,” a young child who survives the murder of […]

P. Craig Russell on Coraline

P. Craig Russell – Adapting Coraline and More By Zack Smith It’s hard to think of a genre that P. Craig Russell hasn’t interpreted in comics. From Oscar Wilde’s fairy tales to Mozart’s operas to Michael Moorecock’s tales of Elric, Russell’s unique combination of prose and pictures has made him one of the most popular […]