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Encyclopedia > Ron Marz

Ron Marz is an American comic book writer. He is well known for his work on Silver Surfer and Green Lantern, as well as the Marvel vs. DC crossover and Batman vs. Aliens. He is also known for his work on CrossGen Comics’s Scion,Mystic and The Path, for his various Star Wars comic books for Dark Horse Comics, and for his work for Devil’s Due Comics’ Aftermath line, namely Blade of Kumori. A comic book is a magazine or book containing the art form of comics. ... The Silver Surfer is a Marvel Comics superhero. ... Cover to Green Lantern: Rebirth #6, art by Ethan Van Sciver. ... Cross Generation Entertainment, or CrossGen, was an ambitious American comic book publisher founded in 1998 by Mark Alessi. ... The Path was the seventh studio album by English acoustic roots duo Show Of Hands. ... Star Wars is a series of science fantasy films created by writer/producer/director George Lucas. ... Dark Horse Comics is an American comic book publisher, one of the largest independent publishers behind dominant publishers Marvel Comics and DC Comics. ...

Marz received much criticism from fandom for his part in turning the character of Hal Jordan into a mass murderer to make way for the new Green Lantern, Kyle Rayner, despite the fact that it was an editorially-mandated storyline (a common complaint was that, despite the storyline being editorially mandated, that was no excuse for Marz having handled it so poorly), as well as for the perceived misogynistic tone of his writing. Keen aficionados of any phenomenon such as authors, hobbies, ideologies, genres or fashions can collectively manifest as fandom. ... The Girlfriend-in-Refrigerator Syndrome is a term coined by Gail Simone in 1999. ...

He recently returned to Green Lantern to pen the final arc of the book's second volume. His was a fitting send-off for Kyle Rayner, who is not the focus of the current volume (written by Geoff Johns and focusing on the previous ring-bearer, Hal Jordan). Geoff Johns is an American writer of comic books. ...

Marz's current work includes a number of Top Cow books including Witchblade and an upcoming Cyberforce relaunch. Top Cow Productions (TCP) is an imprint of Image Comics founded by Marc Silvestri in the 1992. ... The Witchblade is a fictional, mysterious, supernatural artifact with awesome powers featured in a comic book title, Witchblade, published by Top Cow Productions, an imprint of Image Comics. ...

External links

  • Official message board
  • Marz discusses his time on Green Lantern

  Results from FactBites:
Ron Marz Initial Ion Thoughts (1625 words)
RON MARZ: I wanted somebody who was going to be different from the Green Lanterns who had gone before, especially Hal.
MARZ: When Dan and I sat down to talk about the project, the thing that was most intriguing to me was that Kyle wouldn't be standing still.
MARZ: Jeromy Cox is our colorist, and I couldn't be happier because I've been a fan of his stuff for years, but I've never worked with him before.
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