Off Panel #120: Solve Everything with Abraham Riesman
On this week’s episode of Off Panel, Vulture and New York Magazine’s Abraham Riesman comes on the podcast to discuss his feature writing and recent massive piece on the change of approach at DC Entertainment. Riesman discusses his work through the prism of his Fantastic Four tattoo, the story of seeing Logan with Chris Claremont, how his feature writing develops, how much social media and corporate mergers have changed interviews with people in comics, the skills necessary to succeed in journalism these days, how his big DC Entertainment feature developed, how The New 52 became The New 52, his upcoming Batman: The Animated Series oral history, the art of the interview, and more, before we dive into five questions about Riesman himself.
You can find Riesman on Twitter, on his website, and in his work at Vulture/New York Magazine, including his big piece on DC Entertainment (and Children of Men).
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Header image is from Dark Reign: Fantastic Four #5, art by Sean Chen. Intro and outro music is Vulfpeck’s Outro from their album Vollmilch. Thanks to the band for letting me use the track.