Episode 51: Is Zesti OK? with Ron Marz

Welcome to another installment of The Hour Cosmic, your favorite comics game show! This week, our guest is writer extraordinaire Ron Marz!

On this week’s show, among other things, we discuss:

- Whetehr or not a power ring hurts to use!
- The mental scars Mets fans leave on their children!
- Lots of Thor talk!

Let's meet our guest, shall we?

Ron Marz has been in the comics business for nearly 25 years. Best known for his "Green Lantern" and "Silver Surfer" runs, Ron currently writes "Witchblade" for Top Cow/Image, as well as writing two of the weekly comic strips ("The Mucker" and "Korak the Killer") for the official Edgar Rice Burroughs website. He also writes a column called "Shelf Life" for the Competition Blog Resource (or something like that), tweets a lot (@RonMarz), and is currently organizing a very worthwhile charity project called Comics for Tots. As always, your hosts are:

Brian Salvatore – New Jerseyan, New York Mets enthusiast, host of “Input/Output,” a music podcast, and occasional blogger/freelance writer. He has never met a dog he didn’t like (even that one that bit his leg when he was 10), and has baked better bread than he ever thought possible.

Chad Bowers – South Carolinian, GI Joe enthusiast, co-writer of “Subatomic Party Girls" “Down Set Fight,” and “Awesome Hospital” with Chris Sims, and writer of “Monster Plus.” He teaches us cool expressions like “Oh, snakes!” and has a lot of opinions about barbeque.

Matthew Meylikhov – Bostonian, cat and beard enthusiast, co-writer of “Detective Space Cat” with Colin Bell, writer of “Morning Glories Babies,” "Morning Glories Academy Study Hall" (both backmatter for the Image Comics series "Morning Glories") and “Control,” and letterer extraordinaire. He reads more comics than anyone on the planet, and has sworn off White Castle for life.

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