Westfield Comics Blog sat down with renowned comic book creator, Ron Marz (Green Lantern, Witchblade, John Carter, Warlord of Mars, Silver Surfer) to get a behind the scenes look at his newest title, Dread Gods. Along with other creators such as artists Andy Smith and Bart Sears, this new title from Ominous Press and published by IDW Publishing is certainly one to keep an eye out for.
Ultimately, they don’t need to know anything at all. The book is written to be an introductory, ground-floor read. You don’t need to bring anything with you; you don’t need to have any foreknowledge; you don’t need to go to a Wikipedia page. We’re going to tell you a story and we’re going to start at the beginning of the story so you don’t need to know anything else.
The only general background is Ominous Press is doing heroic stories that fall generally into science fiction and fantasy categories, but they’re a mix of elements. Dread Gods has a godly, mythic aspect to it, and it has a post-apocalyptic aspect to it. It’s kind of its own soufflé. – Ron Marz to Westfield