Stephen Gerding

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Smithfield, RI
Towson University
Comics (Marvel, DC And Beyond), Fandom, Marvel Cinematic Universe
  • Stephen helped develop and lead an Eisner Award-winning news team focused on comic book and pop culture coverage.
  • He was instrumental in developing CBR's overall voice while guiding it from the world of comic books to a broader pop culture landscape, including movies, TV, video games, anime, and more.
  • During his time with CBR, he helped launch several award-winning blogs, including Spinoff Online and Robot 6.


Stephen is a Static Media editor focusing on Looper's news coverage. After spending a decade-plus as a graphic designer and self-publishing a series of successful online 'zines, he began freelancing for Comic Book Resources (CBR) in 2005. Stephen quickly became more deeply involved in the site and, by 2006, was editing stories in addition to writing and providing graphic design services. By 2009, he was the site's senior editor, a position he held until early 2023. He also designed the artwork and logos for multiple pop culture news coverage initiatives.


Stephen has a B.A. in visual communication/graphic design from Towson State University.
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