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Marc Bernardin

Marc Bernardin

Marc Bernardin has been a managing editor of Starlog magazine, a consulting editor for Fangoria magazine and a senior editor for Entertainment Weekly and EW.com. He just wrapped up his first season as a television writer, for Syfy’s Alphas and is currently an editor for The Hollywood Reporter as well as a blogger for sites like GQ.com, io9.com, Vulture.com, and Blastr.com. He’s also a comic book writer, having authored or co-authored Static Shock (DC), X-Men Origins: Nightcrawler, Wolverine (Marvel), The Authority (WildStorm), The Highwaymen (WildStorm), GENIUS (Top Cow), Hero Complex (Kickstart), and Monster Attack Network (AiT/Planetlar). Some of those books are being adapted for the screen, while others are quite content to look quite handsome on a shelf. All of the following are true: He has sat in James T. Kirk’s chair, gotten drunk with Mal Reynolds, and been flipped off by Xena.

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Devourer of Words 026: So, What’s In A Name?

Posted on Mar. 17, 2015

Marc Bernardin reminds us of the importance of creating memorable names for characters.

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Devourer of Words 027: Should You Read the Comments?

Posted on Apr. 21, 2015

Marc Bernardin offers some advice on how to deal with critics on the Internet.

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Devourer of Words 028: Vision and Compromise

Posted on May. 19, 2015

Marc Bernardin gives advice for when you're pitching that weird project--for comics, movies, or TV--on how to maintain that weirdness.

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Devourer of Words 029: Comic-Con Memories

Posted on Jun. 16, 2015

Marc Bernardin writes about his own Comic-Con memories, including one year that changed his life.

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Devourer of Words 030: Jumping off the Cliff

Posted on Aug. 18, 2015

Marc Bernardin talks about stories not ready to tell ... and when you should tell them!

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Devourer of Words 031: Choosing Whom to Write For

Posted on Sep. 15, 2015

Marc Bernardin offers writers advice on how to pick the best route: Creator-owned or work-for-hire.

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Devourer of Words 032: Query as Folk

Posted on Oct. 20, 2015

Marc Bernardin dips into his Twitter mailbag to answer your questions!

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Devourer of Words 033: A Writer’s Resolutions

Posted on Dec. 15, 2015

Marc Bernardin returns with some great advice for writers for the New Year!

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Devourer of Words 034: Legacy

Posted on Jan. 19, 2016

Marc Bernardin talks about whether or not writers should be concerned with the lasting legacy of their work.

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Devourer of Words 035: The Commitments

Posted on Feb. 16, 2016

In the wake of the Deadpool movie juggernaut, Mark Bernardin talks about the most important word for any creator: Commitment.

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Devourer of Words 036: Reboot Camp

Posted on Mar. 15, 2016

Marc Bernardin talks about reboots and how to do them the right way.

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Devourer of Words 037: Back in the Mailbag

Posted on Apr. 19, 2016

Marc Bernardin visits his mailbag to answer questions sent in by readers!

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Devourer of Words 038: Get Ready for the Pitch

Posted on May. 17, 2016

Marc Bernardin offers solid advice for writers hoping to pitch projects to publishers at Comic-Con International in July!

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Devourer of Words 039: Comic-Con Questions, Answered

Posted on Jun. 21, 2016

Marc Bernardin answers some of your questions about Comic-Con (via his Twitter feed) and based on his own con-going experiences.

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Devourer of Words 040: After the Con

Posted on Aug. 16, 2016

You went to Comic-Con, you met some editors, you pitched your writing. Now what happens? Marc Bernardin has some sage advice on how to proceed...

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Devourer of Words 041: Winter is Here

Posted on Oct. 18, 2016

Marc Bernardin has some sound advice on what writers should do once convention season ends ... and how to prepare for next year's cons!

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Devourer of Words 042: Fandemonium

Posted on Nov. 15, 2016

Marc Bernardin offers some sage advice on how to deal with fans, once you've made it as a writer or creator.