Apr 6, 2010
Marvel writer Matt Fraction is here to discuss his current books,
the craft of comic writing , and answer a ton of fan questions.
The Fraction family is expecting their 2nd child, any day now, so
Matt wanted to check in before he's elbow deep in diapers and
formula (which is similar to when he visits Bendis ) and talk about
what's ahead. We begin a 2 part word balloon conversation that will
conclude next tuesday.
In part 1 of Matt's Fireside chat,we pay tribute to the passing of
artist/editor Dick Giordano.You'll learn the origin of The Doctor
America story he co-created with Brendan McCarthy for "Who Won't
Wear The Shield?" We discuss Matt's Iron Man/Thor Free Comic Book
Day issue, with John Romita Jr.
Fraction also takes us through his earliest editorial cues through
Civil War, and all events that led to the upcoming Heroic
Age. he explains the nature of iron man's series having a
science fiction feel. What kind of leader has Scott Summer's become
the wake of the mutant war? How will he reconcile Psylocke's white
and asian backgrounds? Matt also tells us what's next for the X-Men
after second coming , gives new creators tips on where to look for
young artists, and hints at some creator owned projects ion