mark gruenwald


The Jim Shooter Files: The Rules Of Time Travel for Marvel Comics

The Jim Shooter Files: The Rules Of Time Travel for Marvel Comics

Marvel editor and writer Mark Gruenwald famously laid out some time travel rules, that were used pretty much as originally planned in Avengers: Endgame recently.  They were originally published for readers in Marvel Age in 1992. Mark Gruenwald’s Rules Of Time TravelOne of the more interesting aspects of my job as Senior Executive Editor is I[...]

Quintessential Captain America Stories To Read This July 4th

Quintessential Captain America Stories To Read This July 4th

It has a great deal of Captain America and shows him at one of his best moments.Mark Gruenwald’s Captain America series from the 1980s has a lot of classic stories, including the formation of the Serpent Society, the rise of the Captain, and the era of John Walker: Captain America This is often considered one[...]

Secret Empire To Secret Empire: Interview With A 40-Year Captain America Fan

Secret Empire To Secret Empire: Interview With A 40-Year Captain America Fan

Remender’s stories dragged on without any indication when it would end.J: So what do you think of Secret Empire?D: It’s very disappointing that they took the American hero, the man who stood for everything America should be, and had Hydra turn him into a fascist leader, which goes against everything he has stood for.J: So is the Red[...]

When The Writer Of Batman V Superman Wrote To Mark Gruenwald About Captain America

When The Writer Of Batman V Superman Wrote To Mark Gruenwald About Captain America

And Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises, Constantine, Blade, Blade II, Blade Trinity, Ghost Rider: Spirit Of Vengeance, Blade the TV series, Nick Fury: Agent of SHIELD The Crow: City Of Angels.Also non-directly comic book inspired film and TV shows, such as Jumper, FlashForward and DaVinci's Demons.But there is also Sandman, Brooklyn Animal[...]

Talking To Mark Gruenwald About Captain America And DP7 Back In 1988 (VIDEO)

Talking To Mark Gruenwald About Captain America And DP7 Back In 1988 (VIDEO)

I think we completed two episodes and didn't use any of the footage we shot in 1988 at The Wonderful World of Comics Convention (phew! No 'wonder' we shortened the name!)So one of those interviews, with the late Mark Gruenwald, who in 1988, was Marvel's Executive Editor and a writer of a couple of titles[...]

A Hero Initiative Fundraiser In Remembrance Of Mike Wieringo And Mark Gruenwald

Tom Brevoort writes:On August 12, 1996, beloved Marvel Executive Editor Mark Gruenwald passed away.On August 12, 2007, beloved Marvel artist Mike Wieringo passed away.Every year, we commemorate these two gentlemen on what is now known as "M-Day" (formerly "G-Day")This year, we'd like the celebrate the spirit of generosity and cameraderie amongst the comic book community[...]

History Lessons With Peter Sanderson

History Lessons With Peter Sanderson

Editor Mark Gruenwald would have to approve what I wrote, but we thought alike on these matters, and I think he always approved of solutions I found to resolve continuity tangles I also made a point of consulting the then-current writers of series, like Chris Claremont on X-Men and Frank Miller on Daredevil, when writing[...]

TV Show Covers Mark Gruenwald's Last Wishes

On Wednesday at 9pm on Investigation Discovery, The Will: Outrageous Final Wishes will have a segment on the last wishes of Mark Gruenwald, Marvel editor who died in 1996, aged 43 His will asked that his ashes be mixed in with the print run of a Squadron Supreme trade paperback Which, a few years later,[...]