Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Wolfman Talks Raven Mini


WOLFMAN RETURNS TO WRITE RAVEN FOR DC MINISERIES

by Jeffrey Renaud, Staff Writer

The Jack Kirby Award-winning writer told CBR News, "Raven has always been my favorite of the Titans I created. Her origin is the strongest and she fits into the real world whereas the others are definitely more fantasy. She's gone through the biggest journey and there are still endless possibilities for her.

"What was interesting here was picking up a character, who has been changed in the interim," continued Wolfman. "She's in a new body and younger than she was when I wrote her but she's still the same character."

Raven, twice possessed, killed and re-incarnated, currently exists in DCU proper as an 18-year old high school student. That basis is where "DC Special: Raven" picks up. "Essentially, Raven is beginning high school, which in itself is a time of emotional change," explained Wolfman. "I was easily able to accept that Raven is younger because in many ways she never had a life to begin with. According to my and George Perez's issues, she was kept from her mother, kept from emotions, kept from everything but total control over who she was. That means when the Titans began, way back in 1980, she was emotionally an infant even if intellectually and physically she was 18 or older.

Read the whole article here.

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6 Comments:

  • At 10:26 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Everyone check out Justice League of America #16 this week... the back-up story has a Titans enemy from WAY back!

     
  • At 3:25 AM, Blogger Johny said…

    Sadly, still no possible updates on "Games". Bummer.
    It's so funny that DC did make a big deal when announced it for the 25th anniversary, just to throw it back to backburner, after a few months.

     
  • At 7:02 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    perez is busy. I read games- it was good though.

    Who was in JLA #16?

     
  • At 4:51 PM, Anonymous uss_titans said…

    Who's the artist on Raven mini? Anybody know? I would love to see Ed Benes or Michael Turner. But I will be happy with Mike McKone.

     
  • At 8:38 PM, Blogger Nightwing said…

    Damion Scott (Batgirl, Robin) is drawing the Raven mini.

     
  • At 12:29 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Can't wait for this one to come out...Marv's writing it, and he created her, so it has to be good.

     

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