Episode 72: Interviewing Chris Claremont – The Prolific X-Men Writer
April 18, 2016•100 min
Chris Claremont studied acting and political theory at Bard College and, even though he initially didn't want to get into the comic book industry, he's written more X-Men comics than anyone else. His continuous run from 1975 to 1991 changed the way we look at superheroes forever and matured not only a Marvel franchise but the superhero genre itself. In Episode 72 of the ComicsVerse Podcast, the ComicsVerse crew gets a chance to talk to fan-favorite writer Chris Claremont!
Several generations of X-Men and comic book fans including Columbia University Law School student and ComicsVerse Editor -- Jake Grubman, ComicsVerse managing editor -- Jamie Rice, German ComicsVerse Staff writer -- Marius Thienenkamp and, of course, ComicsVerse C.E.O. Justin Alba, have prepared an interview with a man that has always been iconic to them, and it's safe to say no one was disappointed!
What was the whole story of how Claremont got involved with Marvel? Why should Jean Grey just have remained dead? W