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Articles by Russ Kazmierczak Jr.

Look Eastman, young man: Excerpts & inspirations from an interview with Kevin Eastman, part 4

March 28, 2015 – 7:00 am |

Eastman’s inspirations and process as an independent comic book artist

East Valley art events abound this weekend

March 27, 2015 – 6:51 am |

If you dig the arts, there’s plenty to do this Saturday and Sunday.

When Exposing Myself Isn’t Enough: This Artist’s Thoughts

March 22, 2015 – 11:29 am |

This article on AdWeek got me thinking this week.
Basically, Showtime solicited a bunch of artists to join a contest to generate art for an upcoming boxing match.  One artist declined with a snarky letter that essentially …

Look Eastman, Young Man — Excerpts & Inspirations from an Interview with Kevin Eastman, part 3

March 21, 2015 – 1:03 pm |

During last month’s Amazing Arizona Comic Con, I had the pleasure of interviewing Kevin Eastman, co-creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. To celebrate Mini-Comic Book Day in March, I’ll be sharing excerpts from that interview.

Amazing Arizona Comics Online: The Route 66 Of All Evil – week 4

March 20, 2015 – 6:00 am |

The Route 66 Of All Evil concludes!

Look Eastman, Young Man – Excerpts & Inspirations from An Interview With Kevin Eastman, part 2

March 14, 2015 – 6:00 am |

As a comic book fan, I had to ask Kevin Eastman why their first issue was a little larger than a standard-sized comic.

Dreadnought Comics hosts first art expo

March 13, 2015 – 10:24 am |

This Saturday, March 14,  Dreadnought Comics is hosting their first annual Art Expo, featuring local comic book artists. 

Amazing Arizona Comics Online: The Route 66 Of All Evil – week 3

March 13, 2015 – 6:00 am |

The Route 66 Of All Evil continues!

Look Eastman, young man: Excerpts from an interview with Kevin Eastman, part 1

March 7, 2015 – 6:00 am |

Excerpts from an interview with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles co-creator Kevin Eastman.

Marvel Universe LIVE! Hulks out in downtown Phoenix this weekend

March 6, 2015 – 11:08 am |

Chris Nobles, the Director of Show Operations of Marvel Universe LIVE/Feld Entertainment, answers some questions about Marvel Universe LIVE!

Amazing Arizona Comics Online: The Route 66 Of All Evil – week 2

March 6, 2015 – 6:00 am |

The Route 66 Of All Evil continues!

Amazing Arizona Comics Online: The Route 66 Of All Evil – week 1

February 27, 2015 – 6:00 am |

Amazing Arizona Comics Online returns with a Northern Arizona adventure called The Route 66 Of All Evil!

Amazing Arizona Comics Online – Super Bowl Edition: June Monsoon vs. The Fair Weather Fan!

January 30, 2015 – 6:00 am |

This week’s post celebrates the Super Bowl’s arrival to the Valley.

Amazing Arizona Comics Online – Strange Terms: The Final Interview of Governor Jan Brewer (Week 3)

January 23, 2015 – 6:00 am |

This retrospective of former Gov. Jan Brewer’s “strange term” concludes …