Word Balloon Comics Podcast

Word Balloon Comics Podcast

By John Siuntres

1 on 1 interview show featuring the creative minds behind Comics TV Film Novels & Animation. Hosted by Chicago Pop Culture expert, John Siuntres


Mike Oeming Checks In

Updates about his After Relm Kickstarter, the UFO book Blue Book, The Sci-Fi Adventure Galaxy Of Madness , and his new Dark Horse Series William Of Newbury

Budd Schulberg On Old Time Hollywood and Boxing

On this Big Bout Podcast replay I present my convorsation with Hollywood and Sport Legend Budd Schulberg . Budd was of the Mad Men Age of magazines film and early tv . Had shared 80  years of memories. We discuss films like The Harder They Fall with Humphrey Bogart and A Face In The Crowd fighters like Jack Dempsey (who became a close friend) Max Baer and more .
04/07/2458m 30s

Star Trek Prodigy writers Julie and Shawna Benson

Season 2 of Star Trek Prodigy premires July 1 on Netflix. Enjoy this conversation with the Bensons who wrote on season 1.
28/06/242h 24m

ed brubaker talks batman caped crusader

a repost of my talk with ed brubaker who is the story editor of the new amazon show starting in auguust. ed assemnled the writers of this new series
26/06/2438m 54s

From MAD TV, to GL to Static Phil LaMarr Interview

Commedian and Voice actor Phil talks about his career
25/06/241h 15m

Pride History Of Queer Comics With Vivian Klieiman

Klieman's documentary is an excellent history of queer comics
20/06/2456m 14s

Babylon 5 Marvel and DC memories with JMS

A replay of my 2018 interview with JMS about his book Becomming Superman. Many B5, DC Marvel and Other TV writing stories like the twilight zone and The Real Ghostbusters
18/06/241h 35m

Fake News With Jonathan Hickman

My first ever chat with Jon pre-saged the current fake news era with his 2007 image series the nightly news
11/06/2442m 34s

anatomy of a marvel event with Matt Fraction

a look back at the 2010-2011 Marvel event fear itself
10/06/241h 18m

British Crime Comics With Jordan Thomas

Jordan's new book from Mad Cave Mug Shots is great
06/06/2458m 42s

Marvel Editor Tom Brevoort The First Time

From 2009 my first ever chat With Editor Brevoort about the status of the Marvel universe, 15 years ago.
05/06/241h 16m

Jock And Will Dennis and the Glory Days Of Vertigo

Celebrating their book The Art Of Jock, Editor Will Dennis and Jopck discuss their many colaborations.
04/06/241h 32m

Andy Diggle On Elseworlds DC Marvel 2000AD and more

Andy is writing the DC Elseworlds comeback series Gotham By Gaslight The Kryptonian Age . We also talk about his 2000AD work, Vertigo's The Losers, Marvel's Daredevil Thunderbolts and so much more
02/06/241h 4m

Dave Wachter Talks Godzilla IDW BOOM and more

Dave discusses his new BOOM! book with Tony Fleecs , hid Godzilla work for IDW and more
31/05/241h 2m

New Kelly Thompson Talks Birds Of Prey Eisners and More

Kelly breaks down the DNA of writing team books like Birds of Prey A-Force and how she creates gthe character team dynamics. We also talk about her  eisner nominations this year, her substack experiences, and more
30/05/241h 23m

Tom Taylor Talks Nightwing Titans and More

A new chat with the Eisner nominated witer. Deep thoughts on many characters
29/05/241h 9m

Aw Yeah Podcast May 24

we had a memorial day bbq and ended up roasting each other
28/05/241h 36m

Christopher Priest On Superman Lost

Priest was nominated for an Eisner for last year's epic Sci-Fi Superman story . The Man Of Steel seems to have only been gone for moments when in fact he's flung to the other side of the galaxy for a ten year odyssey. The experience has left Superman detateched and alienated from Lois.
27/05/241h 14m

Mitch Hallock Terrificon Preview

a review of the lake como art festival in italy, and a terrificon preview
24/05/241h 28m

The State Of Nu Trek With Larry Young

Larry Young had me on as his guest on his youtube show dork court, and we had this trek talk.
22/05/241h 22m

Kelly Thompson Hits The Five Timers Club

My first ever chat with  time eisner nominee Kelly Thompson from 2020.
20/05/241h 8m

Dave Gibbons Life Story

19/05/241h 24m

Liam Sharp Grant Morrison On Green Lantern

This was my first ever long conversation with Liam Sharp who just snagged his first Eisner nomination this year. In this 2020 chat we talk about his great run on GL with writer Grant Morrison
18/05/2443m 27s

Tom Taylor Looks Back at Justice League and The Deep

This weekend some past conversations with this Year's Eisner Nominated friends. Here's my first on Air Chat With Tom Taylor rom 2013 about the angry JLA book Injustice and Tom's great undersea family adventure creation, The Deep (Netflix)
17/05/2451m 32s

star trek disco .5.7, dr who, x-men97 TV sci-Fi reviews

Reviews Of Star Trek Discovery 5.7, Dr Who Space Babies and The Devils Chord, and The wrap up to X-Men 97;s First Season.Also we discuss a comic book debate introduced by a millennial: Is John Byrne Overrated ?
16/05/241h 54m

GI JOE The Devils Due Revival

The revival of the Joe franchise started in 2001 with Josh Blaylock's Devils Due Comics. This is his story
15/05/241h 20m

Greg Pak Talks Star Wars Hulk and a new creator series

Greg revisits Planet Hulk and World War Hulk. Plus we cover his Darth Vader run, and a new BOOM! creator owned series.
14/05/241h 32m

Trek's Capt Shaw Todd Stashwick Master Class

You may now Todd as Captain Shaw fro Star Trek Picard season 3 or his work on the 12 Monkeys tv series. But you'll see in this master class for Tallaght Academy of Sequential Art in Dublin , covering his approach to story and writing for film, games and comics. This portion of the masterclass was recorded to share with online audiences covering an overview of Todd's career and break into industry. To follow more about Todd's upcoming projects please visit: www.progcorefantasy.com with a Kickstarter Campaign launching in late May.
13/05/241h 1m

Comic Memories and Observations from Adam Philips

In his 33 years in the biz, Asst Editor writer Adam Philips has worked at Marvel DC Dynaamite and other outlets. He shares memories of enounters with Steve Ditko , Jenette Kahn, Paul Levits, John Romita Sr and Will Eisner.
10/05/241h 21m

A New Western From Brian Azzarello

Azz talks about his new DSTLRY book With Eduardo Risso
09/05/241h 35m

The Best and Worst Of Filmmaker Sam Peckinpah

It;'s a Scene Missing Word Balloon where Gabriel Hardman and Ian Brill join me to talk about probably Peckinpah's worst film All about The CB radio craze Convoy,. Then we talk about the short lived TV Series Sam created in 1960. The Westerner with Brian Keith.
08/05/241h 3m

Thru The Eyes Of Denny O'Neil Pt2

More DC and Marvel memories from The Master
06/05/241h 2m

Thru The Eyes Of Denny O'Neil Pt1

Batman Green Lantern Green Arrow and more observations from The Master
06/05/241h 2m

Steve Bryant Evie and The Helsings

Bryant and Artist  Don Cardenas continue their series via kickstarter. Think Buffy meets Spinal Tap.
30/04/2451m 27s

Svengoolie Live C2E2 24

A Live Q&A recorded Saturday at C2E2. Svengoolie is celebrating 45 years of playing everyone's favorite TV Horror Movie Host.
28/04/241h 11m

Sanford Greene On Doctor Doom

Sanford has a new Dr Doom One Shot coming out may 1th co-written with jonathan hickman
23/04/241h 20m

scott shaw! Talks Flintstones Capt Carrot SCTV and More

Scott has a new book out about his fabulous career. We talk undergroubd comics his animation work on thee flintstone, and with sctv alums John Candy Martin Short and Joe Flaherty
21/04/241h 7m

From Comic Book To Film With Cully Hamner

Cully's seen hsi work adapted into films 3 times. First with the RED films starring Bruce Willis and Blue Beetle last summer. We talk about those experiences
19/04/241h 13m

Games and Trek Talk With Michael Jan Friedman

Mike is back to talk about his new card game, and it's an excuse to get into more Star Trek . Mike has written many Trek Novels, Comics abd ab episode of ST Voyager
18/04/241h 8m

Bryan Hitch talks Redcoat and his greatest hits

Hitdh discusses his new book with Geoff Johns and revidits many of his classic books. we also get an update on the dc black label book. the last days of lex luthor
16/04/241h 12m

Dublin Comic Con OO7, Warhammer, Baldur's Gate and More

From Last Month's Dublin Comic Con, Word Balloon's Irish correspondent Eoin McCauley interviews 4 creators of comics games and television...Rapha Lobosco, the current artist on Dynamite's James Bond Comic with Garth Ennis.Pádraig Murphy, a producer from Cubicle 7 games, discussing his work with Warhammer., including Henry Cavill coming in to work on the Warhammer franchiseJohn O'Brien, who has been a producer on the world building team at Larian Studios for the last 3 years working on Baldur's Gate 3, recently voted Game of the Year.Jay Cosgrave the owner, founder, and head instructor of Victorious Stage Combat. Ireland’s leading and only full time stage combat School. Jay has worked as a Stunt Performer and actor on Vikings, Vikings: Valhalla, Kin, Penny Dreadful, and much more. He joins the DCC panel room to discuss his upcoming sci-fi project 'Nevermore'.
15/04/241h 43m

who created wolverine pt 2 with roy thomas and mark waid

Along with republishing Roy's audio claim to Wolverine's co creation , here's a rebuttal from Writer Editor Publisher Mark Waid.
11/04/241h 14m

The Journey To Eden With Marc Laming

Eden is a new sci-fi epic drawn by Marc, written by Christopher Sebela for Humanoids
09/04/241h 8m

Robert Meyer Burnett On Comics Audio Drama and More

Note : Part 2 starts with a lengthy discussion about the life career and death of Ed Piskor. If that subject offends you, fast forward to 42:05 for more genal comics talk.We also get into Rob's plans with Comic Writer  and Novelist Max Allan Collins to adpat Max's Mathan Hller books into audio dramas starring Todd Stashwick (12 Monkets Star Trek Picard Season 3)
08/04/241h 51m

Boxing Max Baer Hero Or Heel With The Ringside Seat Crew

A boxing discussion with my friends from Ringside Seat. Cat Johnson has uncovered some not too pleasent stories about the 1930s heavyweight champion Max Baer. We also preview The upcoming Fury Vs Usyk Heavyweight Unification fight
02/04/241h 55m

Ed Piskor Hip Hop Family Tree

From 2014, ny first chat with  the late Ed Piskor who sadly ended his life Monday.Cancel Culture is a dangerous weapon
02/04/2457m 30s

Who Created Wolverine with Roy Thomas

The new controversey about the decision Marvel/Disney has made to credit Roy Thomas in the creationm of Wolverine is addresed in an editorial by me, and represting a 2018 talk I had with Roy and Dr Susana Flores about the psychology of Wolverine. I have great respect for Len Wein and Roy Thomas...but this is a complicated issue.
01/04/241h 16m

Who Killed Nessie With Paul Cornell and Rachael Smith

Racheal and Paul have created a whodunit involving the world of Kaiju Monsters
29/03/2447m 26s

Prisoners Of Gravity With Rick Green

Canadian Comedy Legend Rick Green (The Frantics, The Red Green Show) discusses his 90's Sci Fi Comic Book Interview show Prisoners Of Gravity.
21/03/2450m 45s

Aw Yeah Podcast Hi Oscars

We run down the oscar braodcast and winners, Yoko recalls a 1989 conversation with Mel Blanc on the radio Franco has a new Card Playing game and universe he's created and a story about a Bat...
14/03/241h 47m

Dean Haspiel Talks Red Hook Artisan Comic Making and More

Dean talks about his latest chapter of his personal super hero saga, The Red Hook. The kickstarter campaing is live now
13/03/241h 33m

Godzilla Monarch Wrap Up With Matt Fraction Pt 1

Co Creator Of Monarch Legacy Of Monsters Matt Fraction is back to wrap up our discussion of Season 1, with the hopes of another season after this month's release of Godzilla X Kong. We had another 2 part chat about the show  in it's early episodes https://www.spreaker.com/episode/monarch-and-godzilla-talk-with-matt-fraction-part-1--57786216https://www.spreaker.com/episode/monarch-and-godzilla-talk-with-matt-fraction-part-2--57798152
09/03/2451m 18s

The Legacy Of Ramona Fradon With Robert Gtreenberger

Bob edited The Art Of Ramona Fradon From Dynamite in 2013. We discuss Fradon's body of work from creating Metamorpho, being the signature Aquaman artist, and doing the Brenda Starr comic strip for many years . A great discussion.
08/03/241h 7m

Secrets Of The Secret Six With Gail Simone

From 2008 Gail breaks down her ideas for this team of Villians Thats tarted in the Infinite Crisis Event, abd followed in their owb series. Thoughts Catman Scandal Savage, Deadshot and many more
07/03/2424m 4s

The Art Of Terry Dodson

Terry talks about his creator owned series with Matt Fraction Adventureman, and his new Art Book with his inking paartner and wife, TheArt Of Rachel And Terry Dodson
06/03/241h 3m

Old Hollywood Memories With Mike North

My Former Radio and TV partner Mike North Joins me to chat about Our Favorite subject, old movies
05/03/242h 17m

Legendary Black Panther Writer Don McGregor

Ed Catto Interviews Don about his work on Black Panther and his creator owned titles from the 80s , like Detectives INC with Marshall Rogers and Sable with Paul Gulacy
04/03/241h 6m

Bronze Age Superman leap year memories With Elliot S ! Maggin

On this leap yerar day, we celebrate Superman, because in the 70s ans 80s DC recognized Feb 29th as The Man Of Steel's official birthday.This Elliot S ! Maggin chat tals about his novels Miracle Monday and Last Son Of Krypton which are essential; reads for Superman fans and available to buy at his website and Amazon.Maggin also goes into details on writing for Superman editor Julie Schwartz and longtime Superman Artist Curt Swan.
29/02/241h 12m

Mel Blanc Interview 1989

That time I got to intertview the Man of a 1000 voices. True Story
28/02/246m 46s

Our Favorite Star Trek Things With Larry Young

Larry Young of the Serious Star Trek Podcast joins me tyo list some of favorite Trek Comics Novels films and episodes.
27/02/241h 57m

Time2 and other Observations From Howard Chaykin

Howard has finally finished his epic tale that began in 1987 Time2 started in the pages of American Flagg, Had 2 subsequent graphic novels and then we all waited many years for the story's finish. We discusss the new Omnibus, take viewer questions and talk about a lot of Howards favorite pop culture things.
26/02/241h 16m

Introduing The Nacelleverse With Brian Volk Weiss Hunter Gorinson and Melissa Flores

Oni Press and Brian Volk Weiss have rebooted some favorite 80s and 90s animated properties into a cohesive sci-fi universe of comics cartoons and action figures. They include the return of Roboforce and Bikers From Mars.
25/02/241h 15m

Man's Best With Pornsaak Picheteshote and Jesse Lonergan

From Boom Studios PETS IN SPACE. 3 service animals have to save their astronaut masters in an Alien abduction story.
25/02/241h 5m

Madame Web Review

24/02/241h 54m

Chgo Sports Radio Stories with Author George Ofman

Reporter and Podcaster George Ofman talks about our days working at The Score In chicago and colleting great personal stories in his new book Tell Me A Story I've Never Heard , now available at Amazon
22/02/241h 12m

Josh Trujillo Talks Blue Beetle Keith Giiffen and More

Blue Beetle 7 is a great tribute to the lae Keith Giffen. In general Josh has been expanding the blue beetle history present and future.
21/02/241h 16m

aw yeah silly love songs

19/02/242h 4m

Mad Magazine's Up The Academy Film Review with star Harry Teinowitz

In 1980 Warner Bros released a teen film sex comedy that wasn't very sexy or funny. It had many elements of good comedy with actors and writers. Even Robert Downy Sr was the dirtector. What could go wrong? Plenty. Harry has great stories. about Downey Jr hanging out on the set, Ralph Machio, Barbara Bach, (Ringo's future wife) and more.

Blue Beetle and Secrets Of The Golden Age With Chris Irving

Time for another comics history lessson. Christopher Irving is back to discuss the original golden age Blue Beetle and his notorious original publisher Victor Fox.
15/02/241h 44m

Paul Kupperberg talks DC and his new interview book

Paul wrote a new collection of onterviews with comic creators. Support his kickstarter campaign for the book. For details visit his website PaulKupperberg.net
13/02/241h 26m

Amy Chu Returns

Comics Anime and Scotch Drinking are discussed
12/02/2447m 14s

aw yeah it's the Stupid Bowle Nostra Dumb Ass

Predictions for 2024. and other stuff
11/02/242h 1m

The Lost 50s History Of Marvel's Atlas Years With Dr Michael Vassallo

Fantagraphics has begun to release 2 types of Hardcover collections of Marvel's years as Atlas Comics from the 1950s . Comics historian Dr Michael Vassallo joins us to talk about The First Volume featuring the art of Joe Maneely, one of the essential artists working for Martin Goodman and Stan Lee. .In this pre Marvel superhero era, Maneely co created characters like The Black Knight Jimmy Woo and The Claw. He also did a daily newspaper comic strip with Stan , many westerns and Korean War stories.

Dan McNeil and The Decline Of Chicago Radio

A fixture in Chicago Sports Radio and my friend for many years, Dan I I discuss our glory days at WSCR Chicago's first full time sports radio station. Beyond our good time talk, we lament the fact that local big city radio has lost it's impact, just like TV has.
05/02/242h 6m

Keith Champaign Talks He Man and Daybreak From New Pain comics

Keth is wrapping up his series from Neww Pain Comics, Daybreak check out the kickstarter campaign herehttps://www.kickstarter.com/projects/newpain/daybreak-1-4
01/02/241h 14m

Happy Birthday Denys Cowan

Celebrating his Birthday with a repeat of this 2020 chat aabout his career.
31/01/241h 4m

Tim Sheridan On Alan Scott and The Red Lantern pt 2

Tim is killing it on his Golden Age Green Lantern story. Issue 4 drops today, and we finally get more details on The Red Lantern. Don't miss this preview, and recap of Alan's early encounter with The Spectre in issue 3.
30/01/2459m 15s

Tim Sheridan Talks Masters Of The Universe pt1

Season 2 Of The MOTU Kevin Smith series dropped last week on Netflix. Tim wrote 2 of the 5 episodes, while Smith wrote the rest. This is a behind the scenes deep dive on the making of this series.
30/01/2457m 43s

Terry Dodson Flashback

Marvel Books and Adventureman talk from 2020
29/01/241h 19m

Comic Strips & an Al Williamson Tribute With Bryant and Schultz

From 2012 This was supposed to be a friendly conversation with Mark Schultz, todiscuss his work on DC books like The Spirit with Moritat, Mark's scripting of the Sunday Prince valiant newspaper comic strip with Gary Gianni, and past and future Schultz projects.Then we learned of the death of artist Al Williamson Mark was good friends with Al and his wife Cori. The good news is Mark and I spent part of conversation talking about Al's seminal work on Flash Gordon. In addition I wanted another guest to talk about more of Willamson’sincredible art, so I roped Athena Voltaire creator Steve Bryant into a short interview about Al.The result ? A history lesson of Williamson, Comic Strips, and 2 great conversations
25/01/241h 33m

DanJurgens On The Bat-Man 1939

Jurgens and Mike Perkins are doing a Bat-Man story set in the days after Detective 27 1939. A very different Bruce Wayne from the Modern era
20/01/241h 20m

Tom King Pt 2

18/01/241h 18m

Retro TV Memories with Mitch Hallock Pt 2

More 60s and 70s tv talk.
15/01/241h 14m

Mike Perkins Retro Batman

Mike discusses The Batman First Knight, a 1939 first year look . The Black Label mini series start in March
12/01/241h 8m

Mike Allred Pt2

10/01/241h 4m

Mike Allred Pt1

The name says it all. Part 1 of a great conversation.
09/01/241h 5m

Teen Titans Go To The Library With Franco

Franco talks about the latest Titans Graphic Novel
08/01/241h 4m

Giants Frankensteins and The FF, With Gary Conway

Actor Gary Conway tells his life story, from being The Title Character in I Was a Teenage Frankenstien to his run in Land Of The Giants. Alex Ross chose him as the model for his 2022 Graphic Novel Fantastic Four Full Circle.
02/01/241h 46m

Toxic Fandom With Paul Jenkins Pt 2

The discussion continues as Paul describes the times both sides of comic political spectrum had issues with his story and character ideas startiing with the creation of journalist Sally Floyd and the Superhero Registration Act.
29/12/231h 2m

Toxic Fandom With Paul Jenkins Pt 1

Paul has been the subject of a very expenseive lawsuit. The claims against him are false and costly. With the person accusing him expecting a settlement. He is fighting back. There is a go fund me account created to help Paul with his kegal fees.
29/12/231h 12m

2023 Year end Round Up With Sal Crivellii

The Host Of Youtube's Comic Pop joins me for a discussion of the end of year topics
26/12/231h 49m

Christopher Priest Its Not What You Think

Priest wants us all to know that His Vampirella story isn't the typical Vampi story of cheesecake shots and humor. The same goes for his cosmic Superman Lost Plus Comic Biz observations and memories of being on the set for Avengers Endgame
24/12/231h 48m

Jim RuggTalks Cartoonist Kayfabe Comics History and More

The co-host of Cartoonist Kayfabe talks about his new zine 1986 and his anthology True Crime FunniesThere's a big discussion about the seminal year in comics that was 1986
19/12/231h 15m

Frank Frazetta The Legend with Frank Frazetta Jr

From 2017Frank Frazetta died in 2010. The fantasy artist left a body of work in comics book covers film posters and paintings that modern fantasy artists continue to emulate. Fisrt Moises Chiullan joins us to explain the amazing new limited edition silk screen t-shirts they're selling based on 4 classic Frazetta paintings, and the painstaking process to recreate the texture of the originals.Then a great chat with Frank Jr telling great stories about his father's works process and legacy.
18/12/231h 11m

Joe Quesada Early Marvel Movie and TV Days

From 2014As the opening weekend of the Thor film approached Joe Quesada joins us for a candid look at his position as Chief Creative Officer at Marvel. We talk about how the position has changed since Avi Arad had the title 10 years ago, and the lessons learned from the Marvel films of the last 10 plus years. Joe tells us why Kenneth Branaugh is a great collaborative director , how Robert Downey Jr has influenced Tony Stark’s persona in comics and animation. Plus we explore questions regarding the monthly comic products. Have we reached a price ceiling at 3.99 for a 22 page comic? How will the conversion to digital effect the price point of single chapters and the current 5-6 part structure of story arcs? Can Marvel take a longer gestation risk on a new ongoing title beyond the store order numbers of a first issue? We also discuss the Marvel Television projects. From the animated Ultimate Spider-Man to live action projects like Jessica Jones, and the challenges of bringing spandex clad heroes to the small screen
17/12/2354m 9s

Rich Johnston WTF Are Cancel Pigs ?

The Bleeding Cool EIC discusses the latest controversies, and throws in some comic book recommendations too.
15/12/231h 40m

Saturn Award Nominees Dr Who Monarch reviews

A big TV and Film Review chat.
14/12/231h 53m

JSA Thy Kingdom Come Review

An episode Of The Splash Pages Podcast where I guest star . We review the classic JSA story, where the Kingdom Come Superman gets pulled to Earth One and becomes a member of the JSA. Watch the splash page folks on youtube.
13/12/232h 16m

Batman Santa Claus Team Up With Jeff Parker

Jeff is back to talk about his new weekly comic featuring Santa Claus teaming up with Batman and many of the DC Universe.
12/12/231h 15m

aw yeah podcast almost christmas

our holiday mess around show, with art, franco scoot skoke, and a great taylor swift report with art's daughter audrey
11/12/232h 20m

Behind Ghost Machine with Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok

Geoff and Jason Preview the Ghost Machine line and look baack at their past collaborations like Batman: 3 Jokers, Justice League: Darksied War, Souless and more
07/12/231h 23m

Ram V Talks Batman, The Vigil, Venom Carnage and More

Ram is back talking DC Marvel and New creator owned books.
06/12/231h 8m

Matt Singer Talks Movies TV and his Siskel Ebert Book

Marvel Movies DC Films Godzilla Minus One Thoughts and Matt's new book about Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert
04/12/231h 32m

Christos Gage on Iron Man 2020 Gwen Stacy & Netflix Daredevil

As we hold our breath wondering what DD Born Again's TV Adaptation will look like, we go back to 2019, when Marvel and Netflix DD writer Christos Gage joined us for a conversation.
03/12/231h 22m

How To Write Comics The Pat Mills Way, Dr Who and More

Pat has a new book, Pageturners that really lays out many tips on writing comics in the current era.He also is in the midst of a victory lap with Dave Gibbons as the new 60th Anniversary Specials oF Doctor Who started with an adaptation of their origibal comic story, the star beast Many stories and observations from Pat in this conversation.
02/12/231h 38m

Dr Who The Star Beast Review

Plus reviews of Monarch and For All Mankind
28/11/231h 42m

Aw Yeah Podcast The Fall Classic

Finally all the strikes are over and all six aw yeah panelists are back with new stories to share. Skoke has a new weird vynil album to share, lots of nerd TV and Movie talk and more
27/11/231h 56m

JFK 60 With Kurt Matilla Co Prod Of Oliver Stone's JFK Documentary

Kurt talks about the 2021 film on Showtime JFK Revisited Thru The Looking Glass, a true crime investigation of the 1963 assassination. We also talk about him working with Steven Spielberg on Minority Report , comics and more
26/11/231h 29m

Monarch and Godzilla Talk With Matt Fraction Part 2

More Questions and Conversation with The Co-Creator Of The New Godzilla TV series starring Kurt and Wyatt Russell on Apple TV
24/11/231h 2m

DC Unpublished stories and more with Keith Champagne

Superman, The Joker and Green Lantern. Keith pitched and in some cases was working on these stories before DC pulled the plug on them. What happened?
22/11/231h 21m

Cameron McWhirter Mild Mannered Reporter

The WSJ Reporter and Co Author Of American Gun tells us about his newsbeat, a crazy Thanksgiving Story, and how a military weapon like the AR 15 got in the hands of civilians through side stepping gun control laws
21/11/231h 16m

Chris Eliopolous On Marvel, Xavier Riddle, and The I Am Kids books

Chris and Brad Meltzer are back with a New I Am Mister Rogers Book. We talk about Xavier Riddle and The Secret Museum from PBS Marvel stuff and more
19/11/231h 18m

Sina Grace Talks Superman Iceman, and more

Sina wrote and drew an amazing new YA Graphic novel. We talk DC Marvel and more.
17/11/231h 8m

Filmmaker Lloyd Kaufman Of Troma Films

A career spanning interview with the King Of The Underground Film Movement, Troma's Lloyd Kaufman
16/11/231h 10m

Christian Gossett Talks Comic Book U

Chris is part of the UCLA Seminar this saturday featuring Howard Chaykin and Mark Waid. We talk about the details of the event, The Red Star graphic novels, plus Films and TV shows Chris has been working with.
15/11/231h 4m

Stories Of The 70's Comic Scene With Howard Chaykin

Howard tells stories of assting Gil Kane Wally Wood , Lessons From Dick Giordano and more.
14/11/2357m 25s

Kelley Jones and Matt Wagner Part 2

More Dracula and Greatest Hits talk from Matt and Kelley
13/11/2358m 7s

The Superhero In Prose, With The Crazy 8 Writers

Talking to Michael Jan Friedman, Paul Kupperberg and Geoffrey Thorne about Vol 3 of Phenomenons . A collection of Super Hero Short Stories
11/11/231h 17m

Enter The Punisher With David Pepose

The New Punisher debuted this week, and David has all the details. Plus we cover his Moon Knight Series City Of The Dead, and a new horro comic from Mad Cave Studios
10/11/231h 3m

Tim Seeley Live from South Dublin Libraries Comic Fest

This episode was recorded before a live audience in Tallaght Library as part of South Dublin Libraries annual Comics Fest /Tim Talsk DC Marvel Hack S;ash GI Joe and his new creator owned series like Local Man from Image
08/11/2354m 30s

Star Trek Lower Decks Season 4 review Marvel Movie woes and more

We talk about the wrap up of Lower Decks Season 4, the Variety Magazine Marvel in Distress article and more
06/11/231h 38m

aw yeah podcast not to my interest

Jamie Farr once again provides us with fresh comedy . Plus post Halloween thoughts
05/11/231h 32m

Bendis Tapes Masterpiece and More

Brian and Alex Maleev have a new crime comic out in December from Dark Horse
04/11/231h 40m

Hero Initiative and Wizard memories With Jim McLauchlin

Jim is also promoting the upcoming UCLA comics seminar with Mark Waid and Howard Chaykin called "Comic Book U"
02/11/231h 2m

Vertigo and Summer Camp Memories With Shelly Bond

Shelly shares stories of Editing Izombie and Bodies (which is now a new Netflix TV Series) and talks about her new creator owned series looking back at the weirdness of summer camp.
01/11/231h 48m

The Loeb Report Pt 2

finishing our conversation with Jeph Loeb. We start with how he broke into writing comics at DC with Challengers Of The Unknown. Plus what the Marvel writer retreats were like during Civil War, and other major story arcs, and many other fan questions of DC Marvel and more.
30/10/2359m 13s

The Loeb Report Part 1

Jeph Loeb is back to talk about the Long Halloween, The Marvel Hero Color Books Like Hulk Gray Spider-Man Blue and Daredevil Yellow. Lot's of talk about his colaborations with Tim Sale at both DC and Marvel. Part 1 of 2
30/10/2352m 53s

Joe Brusha Zenescope Talking Horror Comics

Brusha discusses Zenescope's line of Horror Comics and his plans to expand into true crime and other genres in 2024
29/10/2343m 44s

Checking In With Mike Oeming and Taki Soma

We Talk Blue Book, Project Monarch Murder INC and More withg Mike and Taki . Plus a Brian Bendis cameo pop in .
28/10/231h 12m

Top 5 Old Time Radio Horror Stories

5 Great Old Time Radio Dramas for The Halloween WeekendHighlihghts drom these sci-fi and Horror Dramas Featuring Hghlight clips Starring Boris Karloff Orosn Welles William Conrad and Robert Taylor
27/10/2336m 47s

Matt Wagner Kelley Jones Together Again for the First Time

We'll talk about their new kickstarter campaign creating a Dracula OGN . Plus many memories of their greatest hits
25/10/231h 30m

trek gen v horror films and more

reviews recomendations, and discussions about the actor's strike and the morals of The Boy's Spinoff, Gen V
23/10/232h 1m

Judd Winick On Jason Todd Batwing The Real World and more

My first conversation with Judd from 2013.
22/10/231h 34m

The Story Of Lloyd Kaufman And Troma With Mathew Klickstein

Mat is in the process of editing a new collection of interviewss with The Man behind Troma Films we discuss his career and our favorite Troma movies.
20/10/231h 24m

Robin Lives With Jim Starlin Denny O'Neil Mike Barr and more

DC has announced they are releasing the Death In The Family story with the Full Alternate scenes with Jason Todd surtviving The Joker''s attempt to kill him.With that in mind, here's a 2018 Terrificon Panel , in which Batman Editor Denny O'Neil and writer Jim Starlin map out the entire details of how the story happened. From the 1-900 phone gimmick of allowing fans to vote and decide Jason's fate, to the DC corporate fallout Denny and Jim faced by killing Jason off. Also on the panel telling Robin stories are Mike W Barr Peter Tomasi and Tim Seeley. A great discussion.
18/10/2357m 45s

Ed Piskor Talks Hip Hop Family Tree Cartoonist Kayfabe and More

Ed's Hip Hop Family Tree Omnibus is out today. We also talk about his excellent podcast with Jim Rugg, his horror comic Red Room, and More.
17/10/231h 39m

The Slient Partner Gets The Scene Missing Review Treatment

A great Canadian Neo Noir Starring Elliot Gould Christopher Plummer Susanna York and John Candy. The Scene Missimng Crew Of Gabriel Hardman Ian Brill and Myself dive into the review.
15/10/2349m 7s

Howard Chaykin's New Men's Adventure Graphic Novel Teaching Comics and More

Fargo is a western "hero" facing the new 20th century in Howard's adaptation of the first Fargo novel. He's crown funding the project through Zoom, and if you're a Chaykin fabn you won't want to miss it.We also discuss Chatkin's Image Series Hey Kids Comics Vol 3, which wrapped up last month Chaykin and Mark Waid are holding a comics writing seminar in November at UCLA and i's a great chance to learn the trade from 2 masters of the craft.
13/10/231h 4m

Keith Giffen In Memoriam

One of the greats has passed. In 2006 I spoke to Keith about many projects, including The JLA Bwa Ha Ha Years, His JSA Super Squad work from the 70's , drawing Power Girl With Wally Wood, Creating Lobo. His runs On The Omega Men and Legion Of Super Heroes and much more.
12/10/231h 21m

Aw Yeah Podcast Franco Clanco Lousy Smarch Weather

Just me and Franco BSing
08/10/231h 40m

Tom Servo Speaks Kevin Murphy Of MST3k and Rifftrax.com

In this special edition of The Word Balloon podcast, we speak withWriter/performer Kevin Murphy best known to fans as the voice of Tom Servo,the Gumball machine shaped robot sidekick to humans Joel Hodgeson and Mike Nelson (and fellow robot Crow) on the 90's cable comedy show Mystery Science Theater 3000."I started playing Tom Servo in the 2nd season, the first year on the Comedy Central, but I was involved with every episode of MST3k from the pilot of the local tv show, to the last episode aired on the Sci-Fi Channel."Murphy is still cracking wise, firing one-liners at the screen, whilefans view films from the cheesiest black and white b-movies to today's box office hits as a member of RiffTrax.com with former MST3K co-hosts and writers Mike Nelson and Tom Corbett (The 2nd actor who played Crow)Just like their cable shows, rifftrax sells .mp3 performances of the trio lampooning sci-fi staples like Plan 9 From Outer Space and newer films like Daredevil, The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy, The Harry Potter films,and The Dark Knight. "We're the commentary that isn't available on your DVD, but should be." Kevin also talks about the upcoming nationwide live Christmas Rifftrax show December 16th, and an encore presentation the 17th beaming to nearly 500 theaters in the country.
03/10/2339m 12s

Mark Waid Owns The DC Universe

We talk Shazam, The Last Days Of Lex Luthor and The World's Finest Boo, Batman and Super man, and The Teen Titans Mini Series, and lots more digging in the DCU with Mark.Plus he promotes his upcoming writes seminar at UCLA with Master Artist Howard Chaykin
27/09/231h 24m

Very Short Treks 3 and Lower Decks Reviews

We review the latest Star Trek Lower Decks Episode, and the most disgusting 3rd very short Trek Worst Contact, plus other nerd news
27/09/2358m 56s

Hollywood Storyboard Artist Warren Drummond

Spider-<Man Fast and Furious Shaft, Planet Of The Apes. Warren has conceptualized them all for TV and Film. He has stories about Ron Howard John Singleton and other filmmakers he's worked with.
26/09/231h 20m

Kevin Maguire and JM DeMaties On their JLA Run

Hilarious stories from the creators JM DeMatteis and Kevin Maguire in tis conversation from the 2020 Baltimore Comic Con about the memprable JLA run
24/09/2353m 35s

ChristopherYost Back In Comics

Yost has a new comic from Vault Unnatural Order coming out in October. It is being sent to comic stores for free, allowing the stores to choose to give them away to customers or sell them at whatever price point they choose.We talk about his new book, plus Marvel Memories on X-Men Spider-Man, animation and the The Thor Movies Dark World and Ragnarok Also TMNT Memroies and a glimpse at his upcoming animated Turtle series
23/09/231h 4m

Crime Comics and Marvel with Declan Shalvey

Dec's Old Dog Is out as a first volume OGN From Image Spy stuff action mixed with some sci=fi. We also talk about Dec's take on Alien from Marvel.
21/09/231h 12m

Celeb Radio Memories With Judd Sirott

Judd Sirott Is The Radio Voice Of The Boston Bruins . We both worked at the spoprts talk radio station The Score in Chicago for several year, and had a Forrest Gump like experiences getting to know many celebs at games and in studio interviews.We swap "war stories" about our encounters.
20/09/231h 36m

The Fables Writers Speak Pt 2

From The Cincy Comic Con. A chat with Bill Willingham Chris Roberson and Lilah Sturges .This was recorded as Fables was reaching its final issues.
17/09/231h 27m

The Fables Controversy With Bill Willingham Pt1

I talk about the Fables Public Domain controversey , them share a 2012 talk with Bill Willingham, who was putting together a fantasy genre based convention in Minnesota We also get Bill's perspective of the current creator owned era, and how he sees the differences between today, and the 80's black and white boom, or the 90's Image Revolution. Of course we talk about what's coming up in Fables and Fairest, and his Fables OGN Werewolves Of The Heartland.
16/09/231h 7m

Robots Auto Racing and World Building with Pye Parr and Rob Williams

The 2000AD vets have a new future comic called Petrol Head from Image
15/09/2345m 31s

Star Trek Lower Decks Season 4 Premires Review

Ed Whitfield joins me to dissect the stories
11/09/231h 50m

Birth Of The Comics Code Death Of EC Comics

There's a new play all about The Dr Wertham Book Seduction Of The Innocent that discusses EC comics and the creation Of The Comics code. Horror Crime and adult comics were deemed unacceptable by the US Senate. This play depicts the real life drama and consequences. It's playing in Chicago Thru Oct 8th at the City Lit Theater.
06/09/231h 9m

how to be a freelance comic pro with Gamal Hennesey

Gamal has anew book coming out that spells out the ins and outs of starting your career breaking into comics.
03/09/2357m 24s

Bendis Tapes Aug 23 Pt2

31/08/231h 11m

Bendis Tapes Aug 23 Pt 1

30/08/231h 22m

Pulp Hero Novels With Author WIll Murray

Doc Savage The Shadow and more. Will has written new novels of the greatest pulp and Superheroes.
29/08/2340m 6s

Writing Star Trek Novels and Games With Derek Tyler Attico

Here's a Trek Watch with a different angle as writer Derek T Attico talls us about writing for Trek, including The Autobiography Of Benjamin Sisko
28/08/2350m 22s

Franco Unfiltered From Dublin Comic Con

Franco discusses his career with Eion McCauley at Dublin Comic Conm
27/08/2332m 14s

Kyle Starks Talks DC Marvel His books and More

Kyle Starks Talks DC Marvel His books and More . Peacekeeper Pet Avengers, Rick And Morty Sex Castle etc
25/08/231h 12m

Dr. Travis Langley discusses 'Batman and Psychology'

Author of ‘Batman and Psychology’ Dr. Travis Langley joins Dublin Comic Con via Zoom for its 10th anniversary in the Pulse College room to discuss his series of popular culture psychology anthologies. Dr. Langley provides an interesting look at the minds of comic book characters while discussing various fandoms in general from Dr. Who to Star Wars and beyond.You can Find Dr. Langley on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/drtravislangleyAnd on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Superherologist
23/08/2344m 30s

Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D A Look Back

Larry Young, agent of SHIELD (first in-universe appearance: CABLE #60) and national security expert and SHIELD counsel Brad Moss join Peter Parker's vice principal John Siuntres in this wide-ranging, and tangential discussion of a wide range of interesting topics.
22/08/231h 40m

Andrea Romano Talks Animation at Dublin Comic Con 23

World-renowned Voice Director Andrea Romano joined Pulse College live via Zoom to discuss her career at length and share advice for aspiring voice actors. The discussion covers everything from Andrea's own educational background and industry break-through moment, to her experience working on legendary shows such as Tiny Toon Adventures, DuckTales and Batman: The Animated Series. This conversation is a must see for any fan of animation and VO artistry.
20/08/231h 15m

Paul Jenkins Discusses the Media Strikes Wolverine Inhumans The Sentry and More

We hit the WGA and SAG strikes at the start of the conversation, then Paul Points out that the strikes are also a general anaolgy of Corporations and the working class in all walks of life...At 46:30, We get into AI and it's possible impact on Studio/Comics StorytellingThen it's a look back at some of Paul's best comic book stories Like Wolverine Origins, The Sentry , The Inhumans and more...
19/08/231h 53m

In The Guest chair With Radio Girl Margaret Larkin pt2

Part 2 Margaret AKA Radio girl is a fellow podcaster WGN Radio reproter and Chicago Author . We discuss where podcasting broadcasting and medoa copamnies are in this volatile period.
17/08/231h 34m

In The Guest chair With Radio Girl Margaret Larkin pt1

Margaret AKA Radio girl is a fellow podcaster WGN Radio reproter and Chicago Author . We discuss where podcasting broadcasting and medoa copamnies are in this volatile period.
17/08/231h 36m

Marc Bernardin Ron Salas And The Muhammad Ali Biography

From First Second Books Out Today, this is a fantastic biography of The One and Only Ali
15/08/231h 9m

Sci-Fi Comics And Rock and Roll From Joe Satriani

From 2022 Joe Satriani one of the premiere guitarists in music is a life long SciFi fan and and creator who high minded sci-fi concepts in his songs.His 1987 Iconic Album Surfing With The Alien featured the Silver Surfer on its cover. His new Album is The Elephants Of Mars, and his new Sci-Fi comic is Crystal Planet from Titan Books
11/08/2352m 18s

Sci Fi and Crime From Max Allan Collins

Max talks about his book with Dave Thomas from Neo Text. The Sci-Fi Crime novel The Many Lives Of Jimmy Leighton,plus creating novels series, looks back at Ms Tree and much more
09/08/231h 33m

Bob Greenberger Chronicles DC's 100 Greatest Hero Moments

Writer Editor and Pop Culture Historian Bob Greenberger has begun a series of Comic Book Histories for DC. The first is The 100 greatest moments of The Justice League ,The 2nd is the 100 greatest moments of DC Heroines. These are great histories that not only give you the reasons why these are the great moments but also loads of comic book scenes in full that feature the best momentsWe also talk about his work on magazines such as Starlog and Comics Scene , his time at The Weekly World News and his thoughts on Star Trek.
08/08/231h 39m

Aw Yeah Podcast With The Original Cast

Terrificon Stories from Artie Franco and Yoko
07/08/232h 17m

Substack and Comics With The Kill Your Darlings Team

Bob Quinn Griffin Sheridan and Ethan Parker talk about their new Image Book, out in September
06/08/231h 5m

Trek Watch Strange New Worlds Se 2 eps 8 & 9 Reviews

Hey kid, do you like Musicals? Sure, but not on my Trek shows plaese ? Don't worry some hists liked it.
04/08/231h 46m

A Tom King Spotlight

A truncated Live Version Of The King's Speech at Terrificon 23
03/08/2354m 35s

Dreadstar And Marvel Cosmic Memories With Jim Starlin And Jamie Jameson

Jim and Jaimie have massive plans to expand the Dreadstar mythos with new volumes of graphic novels.
02/08/2356m 4s

Tales Of The X Office With Claremont and The Simonsons

I'm a fly on the wall, while Chris Claremont and Louise Simonson relive X-Men Memories in front of a live Terrificon Audience . Walt Simonson also makes a cameo with a story.
01/08/231h 2m

Anti Heroes With Palmiotti Levitz Kupperberg and Potts

Fromm Terrificon '23 . A fantastic discussion about the role of anti heroes in comics film and TV. With Jimmy Palmiotti Paul Levitz Paul Kupperberg and Carl Potts.
31/07/231h 5m

Adventures With Megos and Art Baltazar

Full Metal Artie. Just Art Baltazar Unboxing 2 Megos and discussesing his love for the classic action figures. From Terrificon 2023
30/07/231h 1m

How To Podcast 2023

From Terrificon 2023. This is a podcast panel with me, Joe Stuber Kyle Williamson, and Matt Herring
29/07/231h 3m

Svengoolie Previews His New Comic Book

The METV Horror Host previews his new comic published by Frank Miller Presents
27/07/231h 7m

What's Wrong With Star Trek Pt 1 With Ed Whitfield

Ed is a great UK essiast who writes citiques for many tv shows and films including Nu Star Trek
24/07/231h 56m

The Origins Of DC Comics With Nicky Wheeler Nicholon

with the re;ease of the history of dc dropping this weekend on MAX, this is the story of Major Malcom Wheeler-Nicholson. He was a soldier of fourtune, army officer and pulp writer who ctreated the first DC comics 3 years before the debut of Superman in Action Comics #1 His Great Grandaughter Nicky has the deyails of his work and life
23/07/231h 21m

Steve Darnell anf the Super Heroes Of Radio's Golden Age

Think there's a lot of Superhero TV Shows? In the 30a and 40s there were plenty too. We discuss the trend with Old Time Radio host and historian Steve Darnell
21/07/2358m 46s

MMA and Other Sports with Stephanie Phillips

Eight Limbs is the new Humanoids Graphic Novel by Steph featuring 2 Muy Thai fighters . We discuss her own fighting experiences and other sports.
18/07/231h 7m

Lunch is On Garak With DS9's Andy Robinson

Star Trek veteran Andrew Robinson talks about his signature role on ST Deep Space Nine as everyone's favorite Cardassian Tailor Spy Garak. We also discuss his work on films like Dirty Harry, Charlie Varrick and playing Liberace
16/07/2355m 59s

The Rift at SDCC With Mathew Klickstein

Klickstein wrote the definitive oral history of ComicCon International See You At San Diego from Fantagraphics . The current organizers are not happy about it.
15/07/231h 22m

Indiana Jones And The Dial Of Destiny Review

Wayne Mousseau and I are joined by Mitch Hallock of The Indy Cast to discuss the movie and ponder why it's failing at the box office.
11/07/231h 33m

Strange New Worlds Secret Invasion reviews

We review epsiode 4 Of Star Trek Starnge New Worlds Season 2 episode 4 and the 3rd epsiode of Marvel's Secret Invasion
11/07/2344m 37s

Marvel Cosmic memories With Thomas Starlin Lim and Rubenstien

From Terrificon 2018 2 live panels and memeories.
10/07/231h 50m

Greatest Geek Year Ever: 1982 With Mark A Altman

1982 Had films like ET Poltergiest Star trek 2 Rocky 3 and many other geek classics.Before This project became a CW TV show debuting tonight , it was a kickstarter funded dopcumentary. Mark is one of the main producers behind it.
08/07/231h 30m

Joe Casey Talks New Comics Animation and General Geek Talk

Joe Casey Talks New Comics Animation and General Geek Talk
07/07/231h 33m

Cracking Open The DC Vault With Marty Pasko

From 2008. The publisher Running Bear created these "Museum In a Book" Packages that not only were written histories but alos came with reproductions of fun artifacts the further illustrated the subjects. Marty discusses his DC history findings.
05/07/231h 52m

Star Trek Strange New Worlds Reviews SE 2 Eps 2 3

The guys catch up on Star Trek and Secret Invasion.
04/07/231h 40m

The History Of Vintage Peg Toys With Brian Heiler

Rack toys are those dollar store squirt guns parachute men plastic junk toys that have superheroes using guns and vehicles despite their ability to fly , etc. Brian Heiler of The Plaid Stalions website and Youtube Channel has a new book called Rack Toys. We discuss the goofy history of these misfit toys from superman and spider-man vehicles to Love Boat Barber shop kits .
03/07/231h 11m

Aw Yeah Podcast The Flash Film Review Pt 2

We start with spoiler free observations, and then get injto the nitty gritty. Plus Yoko experiences a 4DX showing for the first time...
01/07/231h 36m

aw yeah podcast Hollywood news and Mash Trivia PT 1

From Casting Superman Legacy to a bunch Of MASH Trivia questions, we cover it all
01/07/231h 34m

Spotlight Louise and Walter Simonson Part 1

From The Covid times of late summer 2020.
28/06/231h 4m

Superman At 80 Panel 2018 Stern Ordway Tomasi Kupperberg

Five years ago these men got together to discuss The Man Of Steel.
27/06/2359m 19s

DC Romance Comics History with 60s Editor Barbara Frielander

from Terrificon 2018 Former DC Editor Paul Kupperberg interviewed Barbara who edited many of he 60s DC Roamnce books and the teen music comedy swing with Scooter. A great conversation.
26/06/231h 5m

Star Trek Prodigy Talk With Julie and Shawna Benson

Paramount Plus announced the cancellation of Star Trek Prodigy, which surprisingly is one of the Best Nu Trek shows, furthering the stories past Star Trek Nemesis. Like Picard season three instead of being another prequel series, this show features smart all ages writing.As we hope for a new platform for season 2, We revists last decembers chat with Julie and Shawna Benson who wrote several episodess of this great series.
24/06/232h 24m

The 1985 studio with Chaykin Simonson Cowan and Sienkiewicz

From Baltimore Comic Con Dean Haspiel hosts this Baltimore Comic Con conversation with the artists he assisted in their 1985 studio. Great memories of a key moment in comic history. Stories aboit DC Marvel the creator owned market and more.
19/06/232h 3m

The History Of Queer Comics with Documentarian Vivian Klieman

Ealier this year PBS ran Vivian's excellent History Of Queer Comics Doc "No Straight Lines" . We discuss the cartoonist profiled.
18/06/2355m 13s

Ande Parks Talks Ciudad and Nexflix Extraction Movies

Ande wrote Ciudad, a great special forces action comic with the Russo Brothers. The book became the basis for the Netflix films Extraction and Extraction 2 starring Chris Hemsworth.
17/06/231h 7m

A John McCrea Hang Out

From classics like Hitman and Mars Attacks-Judge Dredd to a new Carnage story for Marvel, John covers it all. We talk about his recovery from a long bout with COVID that affected his drawing ability and why he's never felt comfortable drawing Superman.
16/06/231h 23m

70s Nerd Magazine memories with Michael Kronenberg

Mike has a great new cover honoring Neal Adams in the latest Back Issue. It also has Mike's Neal interview from the book he co-authored with Michael Eury The Batcave Companion. This gives us an excuse to talk about those great 70s and 80s nerd culture magazines like Creepy Errie and Famous Monsters of Filmland along with artists like Basil Gogos .
15/06/232h 5m

Comic Strips History and B/W TV with Andrew Pepoy

Andrew has a new Kickstarter going for his new collection of his good gurl art adventure series Simone and Ajax . check out the details at pepoy.com
14/06/231h 21m

Reprint Valerie Perrine The Mystique Of Miss Tessmacher with Stacey Souther

This weekend TCM showed this incredible documentary check it out, and support Valerie and the fim.Filmmaker Stacey Souther made an incredible documentary about Valerie Perrine , who made us all fall in love with her Superman performance not to mention Lenny, Slaughterhouse Five, WC Fields and Me and other films.Step 1 Buy the documentary here https://t.co/bzS0iu8MrV?amp=1 .Step 2: More importantly you can donate to help offset the costs of care for @TheValPerrinehere: https://gofund.me/e29e4f0a
12/06/231h 12m

Celebrating Pride Month With Archie's Dan Parent

Kevin Keller's creator from 2013
11/06/2326m 14s

Steven T Seagle Talks Toons X-Men Sandman and more

We cover a lot of ground with Steve. From House Of Mystery , Sandman Mystery theater to Superman, his X-Men Run and many of his creator owned stories . Plus lots of TV anf ilm animation from Ben 10, to Big Hero 6
08/06/231h 34m

Rob Liefeld Tells Stories Out Of School Pt 2

Part 2 Rob continues to tell more stories about craft comics and more on his new Deadpool Mini series Badder Blood out today from Marvel
07/06/231h 21m

Rob Liefeld Tells Stories Out Of School Pt 1

Deadpool Badder Blood hits stores today. Rob talks about the new mini series, We also chat about the WGA strike many stories of the 80s and 90s and Rob's awesome podcast Robservations which you should all check out.
07/06/231h 12m

David Pepose talks Moon Knight Hulk and Darth Vader

After making a nice splash with Savage Avengers , David continues to crank out great stuff for Marvel
06/06/231h 12m

The History Of Comic Con Podcast Series with Mathew Klickstein

There is a 6 part deep dive podcast series that explores the creation and evolution of The San Diego Comic Con Called "Comic Con Begins" . From it's hotel basement beginnings to today's status as the Ultimate Nerd Culture event that the whole world follows every year. With tons of interviews and archival audio. It's a time travel experience. Podcast creator and comic book writer Mathew Klickstein (You Are Obsolete) and SDCC founding member Roger Freedman discuss the creation of this iconic festival that not even Covid could stop.Also Available is The Fantagraphics Oral History Of SDCC " See You At San Diego" , written and researched by Mathew featuring the trascibed interviews heard on the podcast and more icluding incredible photos. This is a very large thigh breaking book.
05/06/231h 26m

Portrait Of Joelle Jones 2018

From 2018, Joelle talks about her Catwoman run, plus her collaborations with Jamie Rich Tom King and others .and, a lot of talk about Joelle's great crime series Lady Killer from Dark Hors
04/06/231h 6m

The Secrets Of The Golden Age Stardust With VanJensen

Van talks about a new Sci-Fi Graphic Novel ARCA from IDW and a crowdfunding campaign with new stories and art featuring the Bizare Golden Age Hero Stardust, created by Fletcher Marks.
02/06/231h 9m

Heroes Covers and More With Doc Shaner

Doc Shaner has been dazzling us with his versions of iconic heroes from Flash Gordon to the Hanna Barberra heores. We talk Shazam, Adam Strange, Mary Marvel Superman, and much more
01/06/231h 45m

Marc Guggenheim on The WGA Trek X-Men Star Wars and More

Marc gives his POV on the WGA strike, We also talk about his current runs of Marvel books and IDW Star Trek, plus his current creator owned series Torrent from Image
31/05/231h 35m

William Dettloff Talks about his latest Boxing Bio and More

Bill talks about teh fight gane ubn general and The Life and Career of former 175lb champ Matthew Sadd Muhammad
31/05/231h 26m

Stuart Moore Talks Marvel Ahoy and More

Stuart discusses his new Marvel Avengers Novel from Acodyte Books in The Crisis Protocol series.We also talk about new projects from Ahoy Comics.
30/05/231h 9m

Part 1 Phil Jimenez Kelly Sue DeConnick Talk WW Historia Vol1

To commemorate the hardcover release of the first 3 chapters of Historia, here are Phil and Kel discusing Chapter 1
27/05/231h 46m

WW Historia with Kelly Sue DeConnick and Nicola Scott Part 2

The conversation continues, and also we get word about future projects for both Nicola and Kelly Sue, plus stuff about Nicola's current work on Titans with Tom Taylor.
26/05/231h 11m

WW Historia with Kelly Sue DeConnick and Nicola Scott Part 1

To celebrate the release of the collected Hardcover out June 6th Kelly Sue and Nicola disuss their process making this epic story.
26/05/231h 7m

Gerry Conway The Punisher "Problem"

From 2020. At the height of the covid scare Excessive Cop Violence and Black Lives Matter demonstrations. A call came from fans and nerd critics, that maybe The Punisher had outlived his usefulness .Many violent demonstrators and even police using excessive violence had been adopting the skull emblem of Frank Castle. Gerry, the Punisher creator discussed the issue.
24/05/231h 24m

Tom King Wonder Woman's Daughter part 2

Tom Answers more fab questions and discusses the WGA strike
23/05/231h 8m

Tom King Wonder Woman's Daughter part 1

Who is Trinity? Tom Answers fan questions Part 1 of 2
23/05/231h 5m

Dr Voodoo Pt 2 Rick Remender

Part 2 of the 2009 look at Dr Voodoo...Rick Remender talks about what's coming up for charcters like Doctor Voodoo, The Punisher and The Thunderbolts, in books coming this fall. You'll hear about his new series featuring the current Sorcerer Supreme of Marvel's 616 universe. Plus The Punisher is heading toward a world of hurt in the months ahead, with bizare story arcs like Franken Castle with Tony Moore , and Punisher: The List, with classic Punisher draftsmen John Romita Jr and Klaus Janson.We also go in depth on The Last Days Of Crime from Radical Publishing, with art by Greg Tocchini and covers by some guy named Alex MaleevPlus, Rick talks about a special 40 page Thunderbolts issue, and the pending wrap ups to The End League With Eric Canette and Fear Agent with Tony Moore & Mike Hawthorne.
22/05/231h 5m

Dr Voodoo Pt 1 Bendis

From 2009 When Dr Voodoo became Sorcerer Supreme ...On this Episode Brian Michael Bendis returns with an all new Q&A session that's answers the riddles of how long will Norman Osborn's Dark Reign endure, what are the future plans for Ultimate Spider-Man, Powers and The Spider-Woman motion comic, and what was the decision process leading to Jerhico Drumm's selection as the new Sorcerer Supreme of the Marvel Universe?
22/05/2359m 9s

Howard Chaykin Reading and Watching List

Sure we talk about Volume 3 of Howard's Hey Kids Comics but we also get a recommeneded reading and tv watching list from him too. Also, Howard's view of the WGA strike
21/05/231h 4m

aw yeah podcast May be

the usual caual hang out with art franco scoot and skokie spidey
16/05/232h 12m

The Secret Origin Of Jim Steranko Agent Of SHIELD

From Terrificon 2019. A sitdown with the master silver age artist Jim Steranko
15/05/231h 8m

Greg Rucka On The Forged and taking your questions

Greg talks about his new series with Eric Trautman. A women on a mission space opera.
14/05/231h 50m

Jason Douglas Talks Jane American

A post WW2 exRosie The Riveter story with a sci-fi twist. Jason's new one shot is pretty gtreat
12/05/231h 18m

Steve Orlando Talks Spider-Man 2099 Scarlet Witch X-Men and More

Celebrating WB's 18th anniversary today with this Orlando chat
10/05/231h 38m

Superhero Media Turmoil With Seth Everett

The wrap of The arrowverse, The DCEU and MCU Star Wars, So Many franchises films and TV are in flux. Seth Everett From The Hall Of Justice Podcast and I discuss it all.
08/05/231h 17m

Happy Birthday David Lloyd

From Dec 2019In case you haven't noticed, David Lloyd isn't drawing comic books any more. He's still very much involved in the medium creating the digital comic anthology Aces Weekly, a weekly digital only comic featuring serialized stories in genres from humor to crime adventure and sci-fi. David's current creativity is pointed at publishing this digital only comic. He's stopped drawing to concentrate on this effort. He talks about his view on the current comics market and looks back at V For Vendetta, his war comics with Garth Ennis and his crime graphic novel Kickback
07/05/231h 35m

Happy Birthday Bill Sienkiewicz !

Happy Birthday Bill! This was our first chat from 2017, before our live panel that year at Comic Con. You'll hear Bill's origin story, breaking into comics, developing his impressionist painting style, and so much more. Plus Batman, Elektra Assasin Daredevil and The New Mutant
04/05/231h 31m

Manga Talk With Tom Speelman

Tom Speelman of Crunchyroll is here to talk about the current manga scene .
04/05/231h 10m

Cap Guardians Batman Beyond and More With Lanzing and Kelly

The writing team of Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly pop by talking about all their current comics, including Captain America, Batman Beyond and The Guradians Of The Galaxy...and of course their work at IDW on Satr Trek
03/05/231h 36m

Jamie Johnson Samantha Brooks From Dublin Comic Con

More great interviews from March's Dublin Comic ConFirst Comic cover artist Jamie Johnson who's doing great work on the Phantom among others.And actress/writer Samantha Brooks, (who continues the comedy tradition of her Grandfather Mel Brooks) creator of the tv series High Functioning
02/05/231h 19m

Trek Watch ... The Return Of Nimoy As Spock?

John Price and Larry Young from Seriously Star Trek Join me to discuss a few Trek subjects.Now tha Picard is done and the positive views and praise for Matalas coninues will this point to a new Trek direction , or was it a blip and the new shows will feel like more Discovery? This weekend The Roddenberry Archive released an incredible 2 minute film that seems to feature new footage of Leonard Nimoy as Spock. What is it? How was it made? Look for the film on youtube called regeneration.
01/05/231h 23m

VO acting thoughts from Susan Eisenberg and Jess Nesling

From Dublin Comic Con Last month, Eoin McCauley hosts Q&As with 2 great voice over actors. Susan Eisenberg (Injustice, JLU) and Jess Nesling (Warhammer 40k)
27/04/231h 10m

Mike Collins Nick Roche From Dublin Comic Con

Friend Of The Podcast Eoin McAuley interviews Mike Collins at Nick Roche at Dublin Comic Con . Two great conversations
26/04/231h 1m

Jerry Ordway talks Batman 89 Joker, and more

A fun breezy chat with behind the scenes stories of Batman 89. How did Jack Nicholson react to his comic book likeness? Also we talk about the other great Joker performances, projects for Jerry with P Craig Russell, and a lot of looks at past comic runs and future projects.
24/04/232h 40m

Trek Watch Picard Season 3 Wrap Up

Warrning Spoilers !
22/04/231h 44m

ITHACON! APES ! and Overstreet Guide Talk With JC Vaughn

JC Vaughn talks about the highs and lows of comic book speculation and the Overstreet Price Guide we also talk about this weekend's ITHACON and lots of love for the 70's Planet Of The Apes Comics
21/04/231h 15m

Brian Volk Weiss On His Star Trek Documentary Series

Brian's 11 part Trek Docu series The Center Seat is now playing on Amazon Prime and is coming out on DVD April 25th.
19/04/2337m 29s

Dan Didio's Hide Or Seek

Dan talks about his new Novel Hide Or Seek, about a witness protection plan for superheroes and bad guys.Plus we discuss the Frank Miller presents line of comics, and more DC memories.
18/04/231h 12m

What If TV and Country Noir Comics With Stephan Franck

Animator and Comics Creator Franck talks about his crime comic Palomino set in 1980's LA in the country music clubs of the era,Stephan also has stories making animation like the Marvel What If TV series, The Iron Giant and more.
16/04/231h 8m

Part 3 John Con

The long hangout from the summer of 2020 wraps up with more stories from Cecil Castelluci, Judd Winick, Shelly and Philip Bond Julie and Shawna Benson, and more .
15/04/231h 42m

John Con Part 2 Of 3

From The Covid Year of 2020 Featuring: Tom King, Julie Benson, Shawna Benson, Liam Sharp, Dan Slott, Shelly and Philip Bond, Mike Oeming, Taki Soma,Tim Seeley, Chris Cantwell, Robert Venditti Vita Ayala, Ben Percy, Amy Chu, Phil Jimenez, Franco! and more...!
12/04/231h 35m

John Con Part 1

From The Covid Year of 2020 ...The Only thing missing from Comic Con At Home was an after hours hang out . Enter JohnCon. Julie and Shawna Benson and I reached out to friends to join us, like Jerry Ordway Phil Jimenez Amy Chu Vita Ayala Liam Sharp amd Dan Slott .More guests and conversation in parts 2 and 3
12/04/231h 18m

origins of Boom Studios With Ross Richie

Before Bezerker, Lumberjanes and Something is Killing The Children. This 2006 conversation with Boom Studios Founder Ross Richie lays out Boom's first wave of comics that always leaned towards untapped genres with big comic book names like Keith Giffen and JM DeMatties . Relive the memories on this very early Word Balloon Episode.
10/04/231h 5m

Trek Watch Sci Fi Reviews

05/04/231h 23m

C2E2 8 Billion Genies Panel With Charles Soule and Ryan Browne

The guys discuss the winding down of the series and the future TV Streaming plans for an adaptation !
04/04/231h 9m

C2E2 Zeb Wells Azzarello Phillips Higgins Pepose

A great writers roundtable discussing the issues of making creator owned and corporate comics in today's market. Zeb Wells (Spider-Man Robot Chicken) Brian Azzarello (Batman 100 Bullets) Steihanie Phillips (Harley Quinn Rouge-Gambit) Kyle Higgins ( Radiant Black, Nightwing) and David Pepose (Savage Avenfers, Hulk)
02/04/231h 5m

Ike Perlmutter Out at Marvel and a Tom Brevoort Reprint

First, my thought on the downsizing of Ike Perlmutter at Marvel / Disney.Then a reprint of a 2009 Marvel Talk with Tom Brevoort talking about the Marvel books of that era, and the philosphies of event books tie ins and multiple titles of a group or hero.This is at the start of The Heroic Age which followed the Dark Reign period. You'll hear about the characterization of the Marvel Retreat Summits which would dictate the directions of the Marvel UniverseThis was all pre-disney era marvel., right after the success of 2008's Iron Man Film.
30/03/231h 24m

The Origins Of Tom Peyer's The Wrong Earth

What happens when an Adam West like hero is faced with the grim and gritty world of modern urban comics? Or... What happens when a grim and gritty street hero is unleashed into the silly cities of the silver age? Tom Peyer discusses the origins of Dragonfly Man and Dragonfly in the Ahoy series The Wrong Earth
29/03/2351m 16s

Visible Women With Shelly Bond and Diana Schutz

Shelly and Diana discuss teaching comics studies at Portland State University, and Editing some of the most important comics of the last 30 years, with craetors like Frank Miller and Grant Morrison and working with other legends like Karen Berger..We also talk about the Visible Women Initiative, promoting aspiring women comic creators and how they can get their works seen and get comic jobs
25/03/232h 16m

A John Layman Hang Out DC Star Trek and More

John Is Busy setting up the DC adaptation of the Suicide Squad Vs Arkham Asylum Vido Game prequel, plus we talk about Star Trek Picard.
22/03/231h 25m

Reprint Mark Millar from a 2015 perspective

A great 2015 live chat with Mark, where I'm trying to convince Mark that Streaming TV is the place for his ideas. This is 3 yerars before the Netflix deal. Was he really anti-TV or just being coy? You decide.
20/03/231h 14m

P2 Rob Liefeld The 2011 Perspective

Part 2 Big things happened to Rob in 2011 and he had a lot to say about how the comics market had changed
19/03/231h 36m

Pt1 Rob Liefeld The 2011 Perspective

Part 1 Big things happened to Rob in 2011 and he had a lot to say about how the comics market had changed
19/03/231h 12m

The History of Comics In Chicago With Gary Moondog Colabuno

The Man behind Moondog Comics tell stories from the biz side of the 80s and 90s.
18/03/231h 39m

Pt 2 Bendis Tapes Fortune And Glory The Musical

Part 2 of our talk as Bendis tells stories about trying to write The Spider-Man Broadway Musical
17/03/2359m 8s

Pt 1 Bendis Tapes Fortune And Glory The Musical

Remember The Spider-Man Musical,? Remember That Bendis Was first approached to write the story for it? Finally the whole story is being told.
17/03/2356m 53s

sex In Film and TV 2023 With Mr Skin

In the wake of this years Oscars, Mr Skin is back to discuss his own 24th Anatomy Awards. They're free to view at Mr Skin.com
16/03/2338m 42s

Reprint Terry Beatty Rex Morgan MD at the start of the Pandemic

Terry Beatty talks Ms Tree with Max Collins Batman Adventures and The Batman strikes, plus his current run on The Rex Morgan MD comic strip. This was recorded at the start of covid. Despite the anxiety of the moment we had a blast talking.
15/03/231h 33m

Mark Verheiden Talks Galactica Film Comics

From 2005, Mark talks about his TV film and comic book work
13/03/2356m 32s

Origins Of The Lucifer TV Show With Joe Henderson

When Lucifer was brand new . Joe Desct=ribes the experience getting it on the air.
12/03/231h 16m

The Pending Death Of Star Trek Discovery

Fun chat with the Serious Star Trek Youtubers/FaceBook Video hosts Larry Young and John E Price.
08/03/231h 17m

Reggie Hudlin Talks Milestone TV Movies and More

So much to discuss with Reggie . Comics Film TV and More
05/03/2348m 45s

From KAOS To The Love Boat Veteran Actor Bernie Kopell

He was the maon bad guy on Get Smart, Doc on the Love Boat and so many more shows from Dick Van Dyke to Doris Day to Silicon Valley and Mpom. It's the great Bernie Kopell.
02/03/2357m 42s

Jeff Lemire Talks Swamp Thing and his Latest Creator Owned Series

Jeff Lemire Talks Swamp Thing and his books Bone Orchard Little Monsters and Phantom Road
23/02/231h 3m

Dave Gibbons Autobiography

The Watchmen Co-Creator discusses his new Autobiography and shares stories of his days as a comic book fan and many stories throught his spectacular career. Watchmen, The Kingsmen comics and films Rougue Trooper and more.
22/02/231h 23m

S Craig Zahler Talks Comics and Movies

The Filmmaker discusses his latest Sci-Fi OGN Epic and his movies like Bone Tomahawk and Dragged Across Concrete currently running on HBOMAX .
21/02/231h 46m

part 2 State Of Comics With Sal Crivelli

We continue the conversation with Comic Pop's Sal Crivelli
19/02/231h 7m

Michael Kupperman looks at his Dad's reluctant childhood fame

All The Answers is Michael's OGN about his dad Joel one of the original reality media stars of the 1940s The quiz kids. Joel met presidents and major hollywood stars...and hated every minute of it.
17/02/2359m 5s

part 2 Rodney Barnes

We discuss Rodney's Upcoming TV projects Like Season 2 of HBO's Winning Time The LA Lakers Story, and an upcoming look at the life of the first Black Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Johnson.
16/02/2356m 53s

mike zeck and john beatty discuss marvel's secret wars

the story of marvel's first great event of the 80s
14/02/2356m 20s

Part 2 Dan Jurgens Talks Booster Gold Superman and More

Continuing our talk with Dan, which also gets into past Marvel Runs On Spider-Man and Thor , plus fan questions

Part 1 Dan Jurgens Talks Booster Gold Superman and More

With The James Gunn announcement that a Booster Gold TV series is in the works, what better time to talk to his creator? Part 1 of 2
10/02/2357m 35s

Trek Watch The DCU New Projects and Retro TV Memories

The Trek Watch crew hangs out to discuss The DCU New slate of projects and some great retro TV
04/02/231h 30m

Pt 2 John Jackson Miller Crunching The Numbers Of The Comic Book Market

In Part 2 of our talk John explains his work for the comic buyers guide and on his own creating ComicCron, which explains the distribution numberts of comics and give the real "rarity" of certain magazine issues for historians and collectors.
03/02/2352m 13s

Pt 1 John Jackson Miller Talks Star Wars And Star Trek

John has his new ST Strange Newe Worlds novel coming out Feb 21st . We discuss his contributions to the star Wars and Star Trek History through his novels.
03/02/231h 10m
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