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Allan Heinberg The Young Avengers Begin Their Crusade

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Today Allan Heinberg is back to talk about avengrs the childrens crusade. The 9 part bi-monthly series begins this week, and re-unites the young avengers creative team of Heinberg and artist Jim Cheung.  The story is a self contained event the crosses the Avengers and -X-men worlds, as Young Avenger Wiccan searches for the women he believes is his mother , Wanda the Scarlet Witch . The longtime Avenger’s mind seemed to shatter as she killed Avenger teamates and Mutants in the mid 2000 events Avengers Disassembled and House Of M .

Allan talks about writing a story that will stand the test of time, while  trying not to conflict with the current month
to month continuity.

We also discuss his 4 years of work on the popular tv series Grey’s Anatomy comming to a close and the similarities and differences of the TV writers room, compared to the Marvel creative summits .

Plus a short talk with web comic creator Patrick Scullins who discusses his two connected features Supersiblings, and his family web strip