Word Balloon Host John Siuntres continues to ask Marvel writer
Loeb questions provided by the podcast's listeners.
In this wrap up to The Loeb Report, Jeph looks back at past
projects like Heroes Reborn and his relationship with Rob Liefeld,
and some unused ideas for All Star Batman and Robin.
Here are some transcribed highlights...
The Wolverine arc with Simone Bianci was meant to
put an end to Sabertooth's killing spree.
"I feel like when a villain takes that many lives it
diminishes the heroes
because of the continued rampage...it was my intention to try to
figure out their relationship, and once you try to define something
there will be some people who will disagree with it, and some who
say, "oh that's cool."
That story isn't done it was supposed to be 12 parts but there
was no way with Simone's schedule to get it done,...it is my hope
that we will get together to do the last six, and there may be
surprises so people will understand the first six a whole lot
Why return to onslaught
"The reason we all did O.R. was because Marvel offered me a
make a substantial contribution to my son's scholarship fund. Rob
Sam had a special relationship. He enjoyed poking fun at Rob and
"So people actually like your art?" When I knew Rob was doing it, I
On Bringing Jason Todd back in
"Nobody liked Jason they thought it was the worst idea in the
bring him back for the story. it was my feeling that he had been
forgotten. I didn't intended to bring Jason fully back... dead is
dead as far as I was concerned, but it was my idea to leave his
at the end of the story."
The future of NBC's Heroes
"The focus on the older generation of heroes (Linderman's
group) will continue. WHEN depends on when the WGA strike gets
Volume 3 is called Villains and will begin with the next
I think season three will be outrageous and bombastic. There's
no doubt we'll be back to work in June, but (the strike) is an
Will Jeph be working with Michael Turner and the aspen crew
"Yes, and there's a major announcement forth