Ron Marz has been writing comics for more than two decades, starting his career with a lengthy run on Silver Surfer for Marvel. Since then, he has worked for virtually every major publisher and compiled a long list of credits, including stints
on Green Lantern for DC, Star Wars and Conan for Dark Horse, Witchblade for Top Cow, and as a staff writer for CrossGen Comics.
Among Marz’s recent work is the rejuvenation of the Top Cow publishing line, including his historic run on Witchblade, and the launch of the acclaimed event series Artifacts. He also currently writes the Skylanders series for IDW, John Carter: Warlord of Mars for Dynamite and The Protectors from Athlitacomics, working with NFL player Israel Idonije to develop and launch the concept. Marz’s creator-owned series include the all-ages tale Dragon Prince at Top Cow; the historical adventure Samurai: Heaven and Earth, and the science-fiction story Pantheon City, at Dark Horse; and the vampire tale Shinku at Image. Marz and acclaimed artist Stjepan Sejic also have teamed for Ravine, a series of creator-owned fantasy graphic novels from Top Cow/Image. In addition to his comics credits, Marz has worked in the video-game industry on a number of Activison titles, including the Skylanders franchise, and writes a regular column for Comic Book Resources, the number one comics-related website.
During FANDEMICON, Ron will present
Comics Step by Step
Veteran comics writer Ron Marz takes the audience through each step of the comic creation process, from script to art to color to letters, with visual examples. Question and Answer session to follow.