San Diego Comic-Con 2009: Mark Waid

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#1 Posted by Captain Cascader (1284 posts) - - Show Bio

Favorite interview of the show so far. Good job Babs. I lurv Mark Waid.

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#2 Posted by Kurrent (14067 posts) - - Show Bio

He seems like a great guy! Good interview!

#3 Posted by MysterioMaximus (931 posts) - - Show Bio

Your best one yet Babs. Mark seems very humble and extremely friendly. Big plus! Great job. =]

#4 Posted by geraldthesloth (33313 posts) - - Show Bio

Mark Waid seems so awesome to meet.

#5 Posted by Ravn (180 posts) - - Show Bio

Great interview, Babs! I felt the same way about Superman until I read Kingdom Come!!

#6 Posted by MysterioMaximus (931 posts) - - Show Bio

I've never been much of a Superman fan either, but Kingdom Come and Red Son gave me some respect for him. Still not a favorite of mine, but you def. have to give props to the first superhero.

#7 Posted by Emperor Gonzo Noir (19714 posts) - - Show Bio

MARK WAID!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HOLY MARK WAID!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! MARK WAID!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

#8 Posted by Spid3r-Man (47 posts) - - Show Bio

What a nice guy, good interview.

#9 Posted by csimon (2110 posts) - - Show Bio

He rocks but I still don't like Superman sorry

#10 Posted by CaptHowdy (194 posts) - - Show Bio

Haha, Babs must've thought he was old.... she called him 'SIR' at the end!

#11 Posted by Decept-O (7275 posts) - - Show Bio

 He could have easily picked and chosen just to work for DC and/or Marvel but he's always expanding, offering a diverse amount of QUALITY stories.  I MUST get IRREDEEMABLE, I don't know why I've not previously seen or heard about it but now that I have, I am absolutely intrigued.  I LOVE that idea--A LOT.   Again--Babs--nice job.  You must have skates or Wonder Woman's speed because you've really been racking up the interviews!!

#12 Posted by Rich-Man (101 posts) - - Show Bio

LEGEND!!!!!!

#13 Posted by Bruce Vain (1869 posts) - - Show Bio

I love Mark Waid's work like what he did with the Flash in Terminal Velocity and of course Kingdom Come. Definitely one of my Top 5 writers.

I wish WB would get him to script a Superman movie, cause it seems like he understands how to humanzie Superman.

Also, Babs if you love Kingdom Come as much as I do. I highly recommend you look for the Kingdom Come audio cassette tapes that they did. Where they had excellent voice actors and sound effects in it. It's amazing I use to listen to it while I would be driving. lol

#14 Posted by Omg chris (1607 posts) - - Show Bio

kingdomcome supes yessssss

#15 Posted by Grendel (560 posts) - - Show Bio

Hey Babs, you're the first pic on Rotten Tomatoes Comic Con slideshow:

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/comic_con_2009_costume_gallery/pictures/slideshow/32.php#highlighted_picture

#16 Posted by The Batman! (879 posts) - - Show Bio

Superman?!?!

#17 Posted by LastSon1027 (516 posts) - - Show Bio

Love Love Love Love LOVE MARK WAID! Superman Birthright WAS AMAZING!

#18 Posted by goldenkey (2927 posts) - - Show Bio

He's like the nicest guy in the world.  Very into what he's doing, and obviously has appreciation for the fans.  great interview

#19 Posted by TheBat (33 posts) - - Show Bio

Waid seemed totally cool. I agree - I dig his take on Superman.

#20 Posted by Chaos Agent (2150 posts) - - Show Bio

Mark Waid is one of the absolutely best comic writers in history in my opinion. Everything he does is epic and is one of the few writers whose work is impossible for me to let me wait for the trade.

It kills me the fact that my comic shop only gets Boom titles in TP because otherwise I would have already tried (and likely loved) Irremedeable and the Unknown

#21 Posted by TheBug (1111 posts) - - Show Bio

What a nice guy. I love it when creators take a sincere interest in the fans. Mark Waid is comic royalty.

#22 Posted by skprgb (98 posts) - - Show Bio

Best interview ive seen so far he seems like the awesome kinda guy that wants to get people into the comics and have the readers fully understand the stories that they read and details of the characters. good job babs :-)

#23 Posted by Mars_19 (21 posts) - - Show Bio

I hope she interviews david finch (hint hint) he's from me hometown!

#24 Posted by Media_Master (2189 posts) - - Show Bio

Best interview yet!!

Definitly understand his take on Superman

#25 Posted by High Revolutionary (3166 posts) - - Show Bio

Excellent interview!

#26 Posted by TheRichestManinTown (49 posts) - - Show Bio

I like how he interviews himself.

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