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


Kinescope The Velvet Alley 1959 Playhouse 90

Written By Rod Serling, starring Art Carney Jack Klugman Leslie Nielsen
05/12/2156m 11s

Sports Storytelling With George Offman

Mad Magazine Saturday Morning Cartoons and Famous Sports figures discussed with George who hosts a great one on one interview podcast, Tell Me A Story I've Never heard Begore featuring Bob Costas Mike Wilbon Mike Greenberg and more famous sports guys and women
04/12/211h 11m

Ninjak, and Comics Super Spies With Jeff Parker

Jeff promotes the new Ninjak Trade out Dec 8th with Javier Pulido art .
02/12/211h 17m

The Beatles Let It Be Review With Professor Moptop

Chicago Beatles Historian and Radio Personality Professor Moptop joins me to discuss Peter Jackson's epic Beatles Documentary
01/12/211h 10m

Kinescope Time For Beany

A 1949 KTLA puppet show Starring Huckleberry Hound VO Actor Daws Butler and Stan Freberg , created by Warner Bros Animation great Bob Clampett
29/11/2146m 53s

Felix and The Ryans Pt 3 Ryan Sook

The final conversation and Art Sale from Bill Cox's Online event . Felix of Felix Comics Art chats with Ryan Sook.
28/11/211h 6m

Felix and The Ryans Pt 2 Ryan Stegman

Another conversation and Art Sale from Bill Cox's Online event . Felix of Felix Comics Art chats with Ryan Stegman
28/11/211h 7m

Felix and The Ryans Pt 1 Ryan Ottley

Felix of Felix's Comic Art Talks to The Great Ryans of Comic Artists, first up, Ryan Ottley
27/11/2149m 23s

Brian Volk Weis New Star Trek Documentary Series The Center Seat

Brian discusses his new deep dive Star Trek Docu Series On The History Channel aring now The Center Seat 55 years of Star Trek.
25/11/2143m 37s

Alex Saviuk Pt2 Talks Marvel, Spider-Man, DC, The Phantom, and More

Alex Saviuk Pt2 Talks Marvel, Spider-Man, DC, The Phantom, and More
24/11/211h 8m

Comic Book Trivia With Fred VanLente

Comic Book Trivia With Fred Van Lente, The Thanksgiving Edition
23/11/211h 15m

Kinescope Studio One 1984

We discuss The Studio One broadcast of George Orwell's 1984 from September 21, 1953, on CBS. Starring Eddie Albert, Norma Crane and Lorne Greene. We also talk about other film TV and radio adaptations of the novel.
22/11/211h 0m

Trek Watch Prodigy Mid Season and Discovery Se 4 ep 1 reviews

wait a minute... I actually like a new trek tv show?
21/11/211h 5m

Christopher Sebela Talks Crime Sci-Fi and The Supernatural

Chris has three new fun books that deserve your attention.
20/11/211h 1m

Mike Norton The Early Years At Marvel and DC

Spiderman-Young Justice, Creating Gravity , Green Arrow, and Trinity. Just a few books we discuss.
19/11/211h 6m

Ryan Dunlavey and Fred Van Lente Documentary Comics REPOST

The first version wasn't complete
16/11/211h 6m

J Scott Campbell and Scott Dunbier

J Scott Campbell and Scott Dunbier go behind the scenes on Jeff's art process and career
16/11/211h 8m

David Maquez and Brian Michael Bendis on their collaborations

Miles Morales, The Defenders Iron Man and Justice League to name a few
15/11/211h 4m

Ryan Dunlavevy and Fred Vanl Lente Documentary Comics

From Action Philosophers and Presidents, to The Comnic Book History Of Comic bpooks and Animation. Ryan and Fred Discuss their process
15/11/215m 2s

Jeffery Brown Talks Batman and Robin and Howard Star Wars Comedy and More

Jeffery Brown Talks Batman and Robin and Howard his hilarious star wars books, creator owned stuff and more
14/11/2157m 56s

Jason Loo The All Nighter, Star Wars Mavrel and More

Jason talks about his collaborations with Chip Zdarsky including their Eisner award winning Afterlift and their current All Nighter about Vampire Superheroes. ,Plus his solo comics and work for Marvel and Star Wars
14/11/2154m 1s

Justin Gray Talks Standstill Marvel Knights and Jonah Hex

Justin Gray Talks Standstill Jonah Hex GI Zombie and takes your questions
13/11/211h 2m

Atomika With Sal Abbinanti

Sal Abbinanti discusses his Soviet Created God for the masses
13/11/211h 20m

Kelly Sue DeConnick and Phil Jimenez on Wonder Woman Historia Vol 1 The Amazons

It's The Backstory Wonder Woman and The Amazons have always deserved . A Cross between Hypolitta Year One and a World Of Krypton style look at her people.
11/11/211h 51m

Anatomy Of An Action Movie With Gary Jones

Gary Jones, the Director Of Escape From Death Block 13 will discuss his latest film starring Charles Bronson lookalike Robert Bronzi, Nicholas Turturro, and Lawrence Hilton Jacobs. Plus memories of other films working with Sam Rami and Peter Scolari
10/11/2150m 14s

Kinescope The Defender

we discuss The Defender Starring Ralph Bellamy William Shatner Steve McQueen in a 1957 courtroom drama on Studio One
10/11/2151m 5s

Alex Saviuk Spider-Man The Phantom Marvel DC Eisner Memories and More

Alex Saviuk Spider-Man The Phantom Marvel DC Eisner Memories and More
09/11/211h 58m

Star Trek Prodigy Talk With John Price and Larry Young

The Hosts Of Seriously Star Trek join me to talk about the new Animated Trek Series
08/11/211h 10m

Interview With Greg From Robots From Tomorrow

Greg From "Robots From Tomorrow" interviewed me at my Booth during Baltimore Comic Con, We had fun talking about the word balloon podcasts, plus lots of TV talk and I rank all the Rocky Movies and talk about the two Creed films. This was a lot of fun.
07/11/2153m 7s

Ryan Stegman talks Comics Podcasting and Substack with your Q's

Stegman talks Venon,The Vanish Substack he's doing with Donny Cates, Thor and gets bwayyy too many Knul questions
05/11/211h 13m

Max Allan Collins Part 2

Max talks about his new book with Dave Thomas from Neo Text The Sci-Fi Crime novel The Many Lives Of Jimmy Leighton, creating novels series, looks back at Ms Tree and much more
03/11/211h 38m

Cooking With Greg Pak

We talk about his Hulk run, Darth Vader Firefly and more, but Greg is promoting his new kickstarter for Cooking Will Break Your Heart as he shares Korean Texas and Midwestern recopies
02/11/211h 24m

aw Yeah Podcast Baltimore 2021

Art and Franco's Baltimore Panel, Moderated By Yoko Chips
01/11/211h 0m

Dave Thomas Talks SCTV History and Joins The Sci Fi Novelist World

Dave has co-written a new Neo Text Book with Max Allan Collins called "The Many Lives Of Jimmy Leighton" , an alternate universe traveling crime story. It's out now at Amazon. We also discuss his extensive comedy career as the head writer and troupe performer of SCTV, the Iconic sketch shows of the 70s and 80s. He also was half of the comedy duo of The McKenzie Brothers from the film Strange Brew (Which he co-wrote and directed) and their Great White North Sketches.Plus Dave is a life long Superman fan and has some amazing stories and vintage collectables from the Man Of Steel, guess who his favorite Superman actor was?
29/10/211h 28m

Andy Belanger Wrestles with his Sci-Fi Horror comic anthology Psycho Goreman

Only hours left in Andy's kickstarter campaign for Psycho Goreman . go to LethalComics.com for all the details. We also talk about Andy's side career as a wrestling heel.
28/10/211h 5m

Aw Yeah Podcast Extra Famous Cartoonist Gives An Award

Art Baltazar's Hilarious Presentation Of The 2021 Ringo Awards Dick Giordano Humanitarian Honor to our buddy from Chicago. Artist extraordinaire, Gene Ha
27/10/2117m 44s

The Ringo Awards King Brubaker Steenz Gerads Ha Baltazar Sakai Priest Quesada and more

The whole awards show, streamed live from Baltimore Comic Con last Saturday- Featuring great presentations and acceptance speeches from Ed Brubaker, Christopher Priest, Steenz, Stan Sakai, Joe Quesada, Gene Ha, Art Baltazar Leeanne Krecic Dean Haspiel, Jamar Nicholas and many more.
27/10/211h 55m

Brad Meltzer I Am Oprah, Dolly, Rosa Parks and new Comics Coming

Brad is back to discuss Oprah, The "I Am Rosa Parks" book banning controversy that had both the left and right outraged. (It's a great story) Plus a new novel in the works The Lightning Rod, and the promise of new comic books coming soon. Order I Am Oprah Winfrey today here https://tinyurl.com/zay4n64s
22/10/2156m 3s

Ed Brubaker Destroy All Monsters pt1

The latest Reckless Graphic Novel is out, and Ed is ready to talk about it Part 1
21/10/2155m 31s

Tom King Pt 2 Creator Owned News and Your Questions

More talk about Strange Adventures Batman, Catwoman, Supergirl and info about Tom's first creator owned series
19/10/211h 29m

Tom King Wraps Up Strange Adventures Previews Human Target Pt 1

Plus Batman Catwoman Supergirl and Columbo talk
19/10/211h 24m

Phillip Kennedy Johnson Talks Superman Alien and More

Phillip discusses the recent events covered in Superman from Jon Kent's secuality to the Man Of Steel embarking on The Heavy Metal Superman epic we've all been waiting for.
18/10/211h 45m

Brian Buccelato Back In Comics

Brian has a new Crime Comic From Aftershock and talks about writing for TV and film, as well as looking back on his Batman Detective run and his work on The Flash. We sneak a little fight talk in too
18/10/211h 4m

Trek Watch Lower Decks Season 2 Ep 10

Season 2 Of Lower decks ends with a somber cliffhanger...do we care?
17/10/2149m 47s

Vintage Rack 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 .
17/10/211h 11m

Kinescope You Are There And The Blacklist

We talk about The CBS historical reenactment show hosted by Walter Cronkite that employed writers who were blacklisted during the Communist Witch-Hunt and used fronts to keep the accused writers employed.
14/10/2155m 56s

Fury Vs Wilder Recap With Chgo Promoter Don Lenza

Don recalls his days as a Manger and Promoter telling tales of Angelo Dundee Tony Demarco Boxing in the 80s and 90s along with analyzing the current Heavyweight division after all these current fights
13/10/211h 47m

Cliff Chiang Talks Catwoman Lonely City

A Future Gotham Tale starring a 55 year old Selina Kyle written drawn colored and lettered by Cliff
12/10/211h 19m

Tony Fleecs Time Shopper and a Stray Dogs Update

check out Tony's Kickstarter campaign for the hilarious Time Shopper https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/timeshoppercomic/time-shopper
11/10/211h 8m

Scott Snyder Part 2

09/10/211h 29m

Kinescope The Magic Of Sid Caesar

The father of modern TV Sketch Comedy is examined by the Kinescope crew
05/10/211h 6m

Big Bout Ring Magazine's Dougie Fisher On The Current Fight Scene

Recapping Usyk vs Joshua, previewing Canelo Vs Plant, Fury Wilder 3, talking De La Hoya, Ali Tyson Leonard and more
02/10/211h 31m

Gamal Hennessy On Marvel Trademark Controversy and The Biz side of Starting an Indie Comic

It's Time for Gamal and The Law side of starting a comic book. Biz tips on things to consider. We also talk about The Steve Ditko Estate contesting the trademarks of Dr. Strange and Spider-Man With Marvel comics and Disney.
01/10/211h 18m

Kinescope Requiem For A Heavyweight

this week we look The Playhouse 90 production of Requiem For a Heavyweightwritten by Rod Serling Directed by Ralph Nelson and starring Jack palanceand the father and son actors Ed Wynn and Keenan Wynn. What happens to a fighter when a ring injury stops his career?
26/09/2154m 13s

Aaron Douglas's new OGN and Battlestar Galactica Memories

Aaron has a new Aftershock OGN 10 Years to Death, and he shares many on screen and off stories of BSG.
24/09/211h 40m

Boxing : The Big Bout Podcast Joshua Vs Usyk Preview With The Ringside Seat Guys

Boxing's Ringside Seat Magazine Editors Preview the current issue and Upcoming Fights, Including The Heavyweight match up this Saturday Joshua Vs Usyk
22/09/211h 11m

Max Allan Collins New Novella Series, Batman Dick Tracy and More

The man who created The Road To Perdition talks about his latest Dectective series about Fancy Anders a WW2 era detective on the homefront investigating a Rosie The Riveter Murder. We talk about his various Batman projects over the years, and his many movie novelizations of Films, From Dick Tracy and The Untouchables To Daylight and others. In Dec 2004 Max was my very first Word Balloon interview you can hear it here https://www.spreaker.com/episode/17013353
21/09/211h 14m

Kinescope The Quiz Show Scandals

Dotto Twenty One The 64,000 Question and Answer. These were some of the 50s quiz shows that became scandals of the day when it was learned the producers fixed the tv contests . We'll discuss what happened and talk about the many celebrities involved in the scandals
21/09/2155m 25s

The State Of Trek 2021 With Larry Young

Larry Young joins me to discuss The new star trek announcements and to add his voice discussing where the Franchise is today
20/09/212h 28m

20 Something Life In Margaret Larkin's Wicker Park Wishes (Fixed)

A look at single life in Chicago's 1990's, Margaret's novel evokes a Nick Hornsby like vibe in its story . Buy the book at Amazon, and wickerparkwishes.com
20/09/211h 17m

TwentySomething Life In Margaret Larkin's Wicker Park Wishes

A look at single life in Chicago's 1990's, Margaret's novel evokes a Nick Hornsby like vibe in its story . Buy the book at Amazon, and wickerparkwishes.comWe share Chicago life memories and talk podcasting too. Margaret's been hosting the Radio Girl Podcast since 2009.
19/09/211h 17m

Steve Orlando and The Boulet Brothers take Over Heavy Metal Magazine

Great meeting The Boulet Brothers of Dragula and The Creatures Of The Night podcast, who with Steve Orlando are taking over the Halloween Issue Of Heavy Metal Plus Their Dragula show moves to Shudder next month, along with their documentary film Boulet Brothers' Dragula: Resurrection debuting on Oct 20th . We talk a lot about their favorite comic book runs too
16/09/211h 14m

Lucifer Season 6 Spoiler Chat With Showrunners Ildy Modrovich and Joe Henderson SPOILERS

Massive spoilers in this conversation with the 2 showrunners. A victory lap for a show that was on the verge of cancellation, until Netflix picked it up for 3 more seasons.
15/09/211h 41m

Vinyl And Comics Matthew Rosenberg

Along with DC talk about The Joker's Puzzle Box, Grifter, and new projects Matthew talks about his new Image Book With Tyler Boss What's The Furthest Place From Here. It's a post apocalyptic story of young people surviving amongst the rubble. But along with the story Matt has cultivated an indie music component which includes 45 discs made with top bands.
14/09/211h 36m

Kinescope The Night America Trembled 1957

This week we look at The 1957 Studio One Production The Night America Trembled, with Edward R Murrow Warren Beatty Ed Asner Warren Oates James Couburn John Astin. The story follows the slightly over dramatizedpanic reaction to Orson Welles Live 1938 production of the war of the worldsWelles had some people believing an invasion from mars was reallyhappening.
14/09/2155m 24s

Star Trek Day News With Robert Meyer Burnett

I was beside myself with all the Star Trek News Released last week, so I contacted Rob and forced him to talk to me on his 2am local time show about the news, I lost my mic halfway through but it starts working again after a few minutes and Rob covered with his viewer comments . Fun Trek talk as always. Watch Rob's YouTube channel, The Burnettwork.
13/09/211h 51m

Cary Nord Talks Conan and His New Fantasy Series Fol'Klor

Cary Nord Talks Conan and His New Fantasy Series Fol'Klor back his Kickstarter here https://tinyurl.com/wvczzmmv
13/09/2155m 3s

Astonishing Times With Frank Barbiere and Arris Quinones

The writers behind this new Comixology Original Series discuss the story. You may know Arris from his excellent YouTube Channel Variant Comics , and Frank is an old Word Balloon Favorite going back to series like Violent Love, Aftershock's The Revisionist and his Five Ghosts series from Image
09/09/211h 26m

Kinescope Captain Video 1949 Dumont Network

Welcome to Kinescope. A podcast dedicated to the history of live televisionfrom the 1940s to the early 60s . I'm your co-host john siuntres. togetherwith Gabriel Hardman each week we'll look at the formative years of televisionbefore the invention of video tape. this era of TV helped start the careers of many famous actors writers directors and producers.this week we look at Captain Video from 1949 on the Dumont network.Capt video was the first original sci-fi hero, created specifically for televison.Each week we will choose epsisodes of televsion available to watch for freeat youtube. Think of Kinescope as a video book club where we'll tell you a week in advance the subject of our next podcast discussion Like our subjects of discussion The Kinescope Podcast is performed live on theWord Balloon YouTube channel. If you wish to comment or ask us questions join us Every Thursday Night at 930pm Pacific, 1130pm central and 1230am Eastern
08/09/2148m 39s

Aw Yeah Podcast 225 The Labor Day Edition

Aw Yeah Podcast 225 The Labor Day Edition
07/09/212h 25m

Aw Yeah Trek Watch Lower Decks S2 Ep4

We all disagree on this episode
05/09/211h 9m

Sal Crivelli Of Comic Pop Talks Substack DC Marvel Streaming and The Current Nerd Culture

Sal Crivelli Of Comic Pop Talks Substack DC Marvel Streaming and The Current Nerd Culture
04/09/212h 21m

Henry Barajas Helm Greycastle Latinx Sword and Sorcery

Barajas explores the Aztec Mythologies combined with RPG sensibilities in Helm Greycastle
01/09/211h 9m

Dan Slott On The 60th Anniversary Of The Fantastic Four

This Wed, Dan Slott and Marvel Celebrate The 60th Anniversary of The FF with a 60 page story Drawn By John Romita Jr
30/08/211h 31m

Kinescope Marty 1953 Rod Steiger

This week we look at The Paddy Chayefsky Drama Marty from 1953 starring Rod Steiger directed By Delbert Mann and Produced by Fred Coe. Marty was later adapted for film and won the Best Picture Academy Award in 1955
29/08/2154m 22s

Trek Watch LowerDecks S2Ep3 Please stop yelling

We'll always Have Tom Paris. To The Lower Deck Prod Crew and Cast please stop screaming every F'n line. That doesn't make non jokes funny . it's like watching a college improv group work out rookie unfunny material.
28/08/211h 11m

From The Writers Block Ryland Grant and David Avallone

The guys discuss their current comics Suicide Jockeys (Grant) and Elvira Meets Vincent Price (Avallone) Plus their podcasts Writers Block and Avallone's Pulp Today
27/08/211h 27m

Kinescope Honeymooners Fixed

AUDIO FIXED this week we look at Jackie Gleason and The Honeymooners. Like I love lucygleason's CBS half hour version of this sketch has been widely syndicated for decades but the sketch was created for the calvalcade of stars varietyshow on the dumont network in 1951
25/08/211h 4m

Kinescope Jackie Gleason and The Honeymooners 1951-1956

this week we look at Jackie Gleason and The Honeymooners. Like I love lucygleason's CBS half hour version of this sketch has been widely syndicated for decades but the sketch was created for the calvalcade of stars varietyshow on the dumont network in 1951
25/08/211h 7m

Trek Watch Lower Decks S2 Ep 2 Review

On the latest Lower Decks ep a new crew member joins the team. Darmok, he ain't . We also talk about the latest What If from Marvel
23/08/211h 21m

From The Silver Age Comes Man Child With Nandor Fox Shaffer

Shaffer's new book is a dual track story looking at comic book fandom and honoring the 1960s style of superhero storytelling support his kickstarter here https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/306932693/man-child-1
21/08/2156m 36s

Nigel Collins On The 70s Counter Culture and a Pacquiao Vs Ugas Preview

The former Ring Magazine editor in chief discusses his new book Travels With Mary Jane and previews The Manny Pacquiao Vs Yordenis Ugas bout this Saturday night
20/08/211h 18m

Rob Salkowitz on SubStack NFTs and Changes In The Comics Market

From Forbes.com and ICV2, Author and Nerd Culture Analyst Rob Salkowitz on SubStack NFTs and Changes In The Post Covid Comics Market
20/08/211h 34m

Donny Cates On Venom Thor and His Adventures In Daily Life

From Terrificon Donny Cates and his wife Meghan share tales of the everyday life, collaborating with Venom and Absolute Carnage artist Ryan Stegman and almost let's the cat out of the bag about his next secret project with Stegman, but gets me to bleep it out and holds the live audience to swear secrecy (16:40 of the podcast )
20/08/211h 4m

John Ostrander Talks Suicide Squad Spectre Wasteland Star Wars Marvel and More

John Ostrander takes us through his greatest hits of comic book stories.From co creating The Suicide Squad (and his movie adventures with the new flick) plus The Spectre Heroes For Hire The Western epic The Kents, His many Star Wars Stories , Creating Grimjack and First Comics, plus stories of his years as anctor and writer in Chicago.
18/08/211h 27m

Writers Roundtable Connor Palmiotti Grey Tieri

From Terrificon Amanda Connor Jimmy Palmiotti Frank Tieri Justin Grey all talk about creating comics for the big 2 and their creator owned works.
17/08/211h 9m

Comic Book and Filmmaker Ken Janssens Talks about Hindsight and The Return

Ken talks about his new film The Return Available On Demand now, and His New Heavy Metal / Virus comic series Hindsight, A Time Travel Mystery involving cops and a hunt for Jack The Ripper
16/08/211h 3m

The Comic Con Begins Podcast

There is a new 6 part deep dive podcast series that explores the creation and evolution of The San Diego Comic Con. 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.
16/08/211h 31m

Kinescope 12 Angry Men 1954 1957 1997

Three versions of the jury room classic including the original live TV version are discussed.
15/08/211h 13m

Trek Watch Lower Decks S2E1

Mitch Franco and I are back to review the new season of Lower Decks. Ep 1 was another lazy boring ep.
14/08/2149m 26s

Dick Tracy At 90 With Ed Catto

90 Years Of Dick Tracy With Comics Historian Ed Catto . We discuss Tracy's 90 year history in all media including some 21st century TV and comics projects that got squashed
12/08/211h 18m

Justice League Animated Table Read W Maria Canalas Barerra and George Newbern

A Hawkgirl Superman Cliffhanger audio play by Maria and George From a 1981 Jim Starlin DC Comics story . Plus how they got their gigs other film and TV projects like Scandal Larry Crowne Father Of The Bride Back To The Future and favorite JL and JLU stories and moments
11/08/211h 7m

An EC Comics Retrospective

The Kronenberg Family Michael Steve and Nathan Of Back Issue Noir City and Ringside Seat magazines join me to talk about that special 1950s moment, when EC was making excellent comic fiction , until Dr Wertham Seduction Of The Innocent and The US Senate destroyed the line... And Then came MAD.
11/08/212h 13m

A SubStack Editorial Pt2 Suicide Squad Review Trek Watch Preview

More comments from me regarding the Breaking news of Creators jumping to SubStack as a new creator owned platform for comics. Then the first new Aw Yeah Trek Watch Episode as we preview season 2 of Lower Decks and ST ProdigyPlus a review of The Suicide Squad film
10/08/211h 33m

A SubStack and Comics Editorial pt1 Kinescope Ep 5 James Dean TV 1953

A short editorial message regarding the news That top DC and Marvel creators are leaving the big 2 to pursue creator owned comics using the Sub Stack Platform Then The latest Kinescope Podcast as Gabe Hardman and myself look at the Iconic 1950s actor James Dean's Early TV work on the Sci-Fi Show Tales Of Tomorrow and The Crime Series Danger both from 1953
10/08/2151m 57s

aw yeah 224 the Beard show and Terrificon Review

we all have beards if you watch the youtube version of the show https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vUNks5fKtB4&t=2splus a terrificon review as Franco and Clanko explore Mohegan Sun Casino
08/08/212h 18m

Marc Guggenheim Talks New Comics Arrowverse and where is superhero tv today?

Marc has a new Dark Horse Sci=fi Series Last Flight Out, plus a look at where superhero films and television are today between Network TV Mvie Studios and Streaming Networks
06/08/211h 22m

Terrificon BatmanTAS Panel

A great chat with Diane Pershing ( Poison Ivy ) Robert Costanzo (Harvey Bullock) and Loren Lester (Nightwing)
02/08/2155m 20s

Kinescope Ep 4 Andy Griffith No Time For Sergeants

From The US Steel Hour March 15th 1955. This was the origin Of Andy Griffith's country persona that eventually led to his own sitcom. The teleplay was written by Ira Levin the author of Rosemary's Baby
01/08/211h 5m

Neo Text Ho Che Anderson Ben Percy Chloe Maveal and Francesco Francavilla,

Acclaimed writers, cartoonists, artists, authors, and journalists converse in this genre-bending panel from NeoText, a new digital publishing company dedicated to publishing short-form prose ranging from illustrated science fiction and noir novellas to investigative journalism and narrative nonfiction. Ho Che Anderson, Francesco Francavilla, Benjamin Percy, and Chloe Maveal will discuss with moderator John Siuntres their current and upcoming projects with the innovative digital publisher that's giving writers and artists a place to build their ideas from the ground up and collaborate on creating new worlds. You can follow NeoText on Twitter at @NeoText_Books.
30/07/2157m 47s

Valerie Perrine The Mystique Of Miss Tessmacher with Stacey Souther

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 @TheValPerrine here: https://gofund.me/e29e4f0a
29/07/211h 16m

The Netflix Masters Of The Universe Debate With Tim Seely

Tim is a longtime MOTU writer and Expert we discuss his 2019 He-Man Injustice comic mini series and the divided reaction to Kevin's Smith new MOTU show on Netflix
28/07/211h 29m

Stuntman Documentary Astronauts and JFK With Director Kurt Mattila

Kurt Mattila's Disney+ Documentary Stuntman focuses On Eddie Braun's dream of completing Evel Knievel's Snake River Canyon jump. He takes us into the world of Hollywood stuntmen. We also discuss his encounters with Buzz Aldrin and working with Oliver Stone on a companion documentary to his JFK film
27/07/211h 55m

Steven Grant The Punisher 2 Guns and Bronze age memories

Steven is back to talk about recent projects like His Name Is ...Savage which continues the Gil Kane creator owned 60's spy classic. Plus lot's of early memories of hanging out with bronze age Dc and Marvel creators, writing for Marvel in the 70s, and reviewing the success of The Punisher Circle Of Blood and Boom Studios 2 Guns which became a hit movie with Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg
26/07/211h 25m

Aw Yeah 223 Gilbert, Bedbugs and Evel Knievel's Brothers

Franco Art Skoke and Yoko hang out . Skoke was on Gilbert Gottfried's podcast , yoko and franco will be at terrificon this weekend, and Artie on vacation had a serious bedbug issue
26/07/212h 2m

Kinescope episode 3 The Comedian Mickey Rooney Rod Serling

this week we look at The CBS Playhouse 90 production of The Comedian starringMickey Rooney Edmund O'Brien Mel Torme and Kim Hunter
24/07/2155m 56s

From Batman TAS Robert Costanzo Harvey Bullock Confessions

In this wonderful storytelling chat, actor Robert Costanzo talks about his iconic role as Gotham City's favorite cop. Plus memories of work with John Travolta Mark Harmon Billy Crystal and more. We also promote new projects on the way from episodes of Tacoma FD to upcoming films .
21/07/2152m 24s

Kinescope Bonus Episode The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 1962 Review

This is a special edition of Kinescope . Today we side step the world oflive television to explore a 1962 western film The Man Who Shot LibertyVallance Directed by John Ford and Starring Jimmy Stewart John Wayne and Lee Marvin The Film on its surface seemed to be leaning to emulate the look ofTV westerns that competed with live television audiences but in the storyand acting there lie themes that were in concert with the deeper symbolismand messages of the high quality live teleplays. That's My theory. You'llhear the contrasting thoughts of Host Gabriel Hardman and our panel regulars Jeff Parker Ian Brill and William Meyer who were also regulars on our To The Outer Limits Review Podcast.
18/07/211h 23m

Casino Royale Review A Kinescope Podcast

this week we look at The First James Bond adaptation created 8 years before 1962's Dr. No starring Sean Connery. It's Casino Royale from theCBS Anthology Show Climax! Starring Barry Nelson as American spy JimmyBond, and Peter Lorre as Le Chiffre
17/07/211h 3m

The Origin Of Joe Simon With Jesse Simon

Jesse, Joe's Grandson fills in the detailed beginnings of the elder Simon's career
15/07/2154m 6s

Jerry Ordway Remembers Richard Donner Superman 78 Batman 89 Shazam and more

Great hang out with Jerry Ordway to promote Terrificon at the end of this month . We talk about his Superman and Batman paintings, plus the JSA Captain Marvel and The Power Of Shazam and much more
14/07/212h 25m

REPOST Michael Jan Friedman Superhero Anthology

Sorry, the previous post was with the ron marz chat...Mike (DarkStars, Star Trek) has written many superhero stories for DC over the years and is now spearheading a collection of prose short stories collaborating with other veteran super hero writers like Peter David (Hulk Spider-Man) Ron Marz (Green Lantern) and Paul Kupperberg ( Doom Patrol, Superman)
13/07/211h 10m

Podcast Premiere Kinescope Episode 1 Patterns By Rod Serling

Welcome to Kinescope. A podcast dedicated to the history of live television from the 1940s to the early 1960s . I'm your co-host john siuntres. together with Gabriel Hardman each week we'll look at the formative years of television before the invention of video tape. this era of TV helped start the careers of many famous actors writers directors and producers.This week we look at Patterns, written by Rod Serling. Patterns debuted Jan12th 1955 and was a drama that looked at the backroom plotting in the corporate world of the post war 2 era. Patterns was part of The Series Kraft television theaterEach week we will choose episodes of television available to watch for free at YouTube. Think of Kinescope as a video book club where we'll tell you a week in advance the subject of our next podcast discussion . You can watch Patterns here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0SKlLb7ozY&t=196sLike our subjects of discussion The Kinescope Podcast is performed live on the Word Balloon YouTube channel. If you wish to comment or ask us questions join us Every Thursday Night at 930pm Pacific, 1130pm central and 1230am EasternOr Send us a question or comment to john@wordballoon.com Join Us Next week for Casino Royale. The first attempt to adapt the James Bond Adventures. From an Episode of CBS's action anthology series Climax performed live Oct 21st 1954 Starring Barry Nelson as Jimmy Bond and Peter Lorre as Enemy Agent, LeChife. Watch Casino Royale here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KVoU-9gzqU
12/07/2157m 2s

A New Superhero Anthology and Star Trek Talk With Michael Jan Friedman

Mike (DarkStars, Star Trek) has written many superhero stories for DC over the years and is now spearheading a collection of prose short stories collaborating with other veteran super hero writers like Peter David (Hulk Spider-man) Ron Marz (Green Lantern) and Paul Kupperberg ( Doom Patrol, Superman)
11/07/211h 13m

Ron Marz Back In Space With a New Sci-Fi Graphic Novel

Ron Marz dicusses his new Sci-Fi Epic Resolution created with Andy Lanning (Guardians Of The Galaxy) and Rick Leonardi ( Green Lantern )
11/07/211h 12m

Steve Orlando is in Command

Commanders In Crisis Project Patron, and many books to come this fall from Steve
09/07/211h 31m

Pat Mills SpaceWarp Opens New Sci-Fi Possibilities

The Dean Of British Sci-Fi has started SpaceWarp an incredible Sci-Fi Anthology . WE discuss the features within, and talk about the current British comics scene along with looking back at his 2000AD comics, a healthy look at the twisted "mean girls" history of Girls British comics , plus Pat teases some new projects comic this fall.
08/07/211h 42m

Jeremy Haun Presents The Horrors Of Haunthology

Haunthology is a 144 page collection of horror stories Jeremy came up with to fight the fears and strangeness of the past 16 months. We discuss this collection of horror
07/07/211h 27m

Terrificon Preview With Mitch Hallock

We go behind the scenes of this year's Terrficon . Previewing guests and my panels
06/07/211h 46m

Wynonna Earp Monkeybrains and Mystery with Allison Baker And Chris Roberson

Chirs and Allison cover a lot of ground. First Chris discusses his new drawing room mystery in the Hellboy Universe The House Of Lost Horizons. Then Allison talks about wrapping up The Final Season of #WynonnaEarp for the Sci-fi channel and producing the special features for all 4 season. Plus we look back at Monkeybrain Comics their digital initiative that started the careers of some great current creators.
05/07/211h 20m

Karl Kerchl Talks DC and The Abominable Charles Christopher Web Comic

Karl Kerchl Talks DC and His Kickstarter campaign for the Abominable Charles Christopher, an adorable funny animal webcomic. You'll hear about Gotham Academy Teen Titans Year One and more DC work. We discuss the latest volume of Charles, the benefits of offering comics free online, then collecting them in print for purchase . Karl was also an original podcaster back in 2005 so We talk a bit about the podcasting biz.
05/07/211h 15m

Hollywood And Comics An Academic Discussion

Featuring Professors Alisa Perren Gregory Steirer and Cully Hamner discussing their new book The American Comic Book Industry and Hollywood. Now available on Amazon and other booksellers
02/07/211h 21m

Paul Jenkins Into The Wormhole of Toxic Fandom

Paul has become the victim of a pointed attack from bad actors in the fan film community. He's fighting back with a new documentary in the works called Into The Wormhole. We discuss the project and the subject of NFTs
01/07/212h 6m

Hang Out With Art Baltazar and Franco

A causal hang out taped live at their store Aw Yeah Comics in Skokie we share memoreies with their outgoing manager of the store Mike and talk about Comic Tv and Film
30/06/211h 35m

Boxing Talk With The Men From Ringside Seat Magazine

Boxing is having a hot moment The Ringside Seat men join me discussing their latest issue, recent documentaries, fight history, and previewing the big summer matches to come : Fury Vs Wilder 3, Spence Vs Pacquiao, The Bantamweights and more. Featuring Authors Bill Detloff Nigel Collins Don Stradley and Michael Kronenberg
24/06/212h 34m

Cullen Bunn Has a Few New Books He'd Like to Talk About

It's going to be a busy Summer, reading all the comics Cullen has coming out.
23/06/211h 26m

Paul Kupperberg Talks Peacemaker Doom Patrol His JSA Novel and Bronze Age Interview Book

Old and New Stories from Paul Including His JSA Ragnarok Novel, a new collection of one on one interviews with classic DC creators from the golden age to the late 80s, tales of the DC Implosion, Jerry Lewis comics and writing Peacemaker and Doom Patrol in the 80s.
22/06/211h 32m

Secrets Of Comic Book Editing With Shelly Bond and Imogen Mangle

Shelly is back with a new book exploring the details of editing comics, with one of her artists, Imogen Mangle
21/06/211h 28m

Howard Chaykin Broadway and Hey Kids Comics Vol 2

A casual chat with Howard Chaykin. Happy Father's Day
20/06/211h 13m

Jim Calafiore Talks Exiles Secret Six Black Panther and his new Graphic Novel Ned

Jim Calafiore Talks Exiles Secret Six Black Panther and his new Graphic Novel Ned
17/06/211h 16m

Mark Waid On Superman Legion Of Superhero Secrets Humanoids and More

Mark discusses his latest Superman stories Running Humanoids as their publisher and looks back at various DC and Marvel story runs. He was also a Legion Of Superheroes editor who reveals a classic LSH run, that the DC executives really hated.
15/06/211h 46m

Fabian Nicieza on his New Novel, Deadpool Marvel DC and More

Suburban Dicks is Fabian's new novel out June 22nd
14/06/211h 37m

Mark A Altman 1982 Geek Year Documentary Star Trek Pandora and More

Altman is making a documentary saying 1982 was the "Greatest Geek Year Ever"...Was it? Plus Star Trek talk his TV show Pandora and his Geek Oral history books on Bond Trek Star Wars Buffy and More.
13/06/211h 32m

Benjamin Percy On Wolverine X-Force, Old Man Starlord Audio Dramas and his new Novels

Benjamin Percy On Wolverine X-Force, Old Man Starlord Audio Dramas and his new Novels
09/06/211h 33m

Flashback 2012 A Neal Adams Look At Comic Book History

On this episode of Word Balloon, legendary artist Neal Adams returned to discuss many issues of the 2012 comic book scene. From finding a neutral way to help Gary Friedrich's financial situation, without taking sides in the Disney-Friedrich-Ghost Rider ownership lawsuit, to DC and Marvel's new place in their corporate parents structures.Neal talks about that era's Comic Book films based on DC Marvel and Dark Horse properties, and asks why wasn't John Stewart in the Green Lantern movie, given his prominent place on TV's Justice League series, which had a built in audience of millions? (Adams was the co-creator of John Stewart) You'll also hear a good dose of comic book history. From Neal's point of view of the Pinoy artist invasion of the 1970's with guys like Tony De Zuniga and Alfredo Alcala, plus other Adams peers like John Buscema, and Gene Colan.We discuss Batman Odyssey and Neal's Dark Horse Presents serial Blood. Plus some current and future projects including hints at a new Marvel project. We wrap up with an interesting look at how the idea of the motion comic has evolved into Neal's work in animatics for the motion picture industry.
07/06/211h 40m

Mike Perkins Talks Swamp Thing Lois Lane and DC Days

Mike Perkins is an illustrator for Marvel and DC Comics having worked on Captain America, Thor and The X-Men. After wrapping up the 31 issue adaptation of Stephen King’s The Stand he transitioned into illustrating Astonishing X-Men and has since successfully re-launched Deathlok, Carnage and Iron Fist. After moving over to DC Comics he first made a splash on the Green Lanterns title before taking on his own launch of Lois Lane alongside Greg Rucka. This has been followed by a re-interpretation of one of his favorite characters - The Swamp Thing.Mike has been nominated numerous times for Eisner and Harvey Awards and, as well as winning the Eagle Award, counts being on the New York Times Bestseller list and being exhibited in Munich, London and Paris amongst his career achievements.
04/06/211h 4m

Ryan Browne Talks Crowd Funding During The Time Of Covid

Ryan Browne God Hates Astronauts The Omnibus!
04/06/211h 33m

Lucifer 5B Spoiler Review With Joe Henderson

Lucifer's Co-Executive Producer has all the spoilers from season 5B and preview details for Season 6!
02/06/211h 39m

Tim Seeley Previews Superman Vs Lobo, King Shark, Money Shot, and More

Seeley is back to talk about his current line of books from Aftershock Vault and DC Comics
02/06/211h 9m

Screwy Tuesdays With Hilary Barta

Like Clockwork every Tuesday Hilary delights fans and social media followrs with a new weird sketch . We cover Hil's whole career from starting at Marvel, to Plastic Man creating Splash Barnagan with Alan Moore to the Simpsons and Sponge Bob comics
25/05/211h 3m

Tony Parker Digital Versus Traditional pen and paper art

Comic Art LIVE alum Tony Parker joins us for a conversation about his experiences in the hobby as both a traditional and digital artist. Guaranteed to be a topic of interest to original art collectors, this panel will be moderated by WordBalloon's John Siuntres.Tony Parker is an Eisner nominated comic artist and illustrator. He has drawn for nearly all the major comic companies, is an Inkwell judge, and a former college professor. He was nominated for an Eisner as part of the team that adapted Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep to graphic novel form. He is a cocreator of both This Damned Band (Dark Horse) and Mayday (Image). Some say he gives a damn good hug.
25/05/211h 3m

John Paul Leon Tribute - Adlard Bermejo Jock King Reinhold Shalvey Hay

Moderated by Word Balloon's John Siuntres, we celebrate the life and works of comic creator John Paul Leon. During the tribute we'll have comics guests Tom King, Bill Reinhold, Declan Shalvey, Charlie Adlard, Lee Bermejo, jock and Mark Hay. Artists from Splashpageart.com including Charlie, Lee, Jock, Sean Phillips, and Francisco Paronzini will have art for sale in Mark's booth whose sales will benefit the GoFundMe that was set up for JPL's family by Tommy Lee Edwards. Bill Reinhold and Declan Shalvey will also have art for sale during Comic Art LIVE whose sales will also benefit the GoFundMe. Your donations are also appreciated at https://www.gofundme.com/f/john-paul-leon-family-memorial?utm_campaign=m_pd+share-sheet&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter
23/05/211h 5m

Christopher Cantwell On FF Doctor Doom Cap and Iron Man

We dicuss Chris's Marvel work , but also get a Paper Girls TV Update and talk about his new creator owned series for Vault coming in June, The Blue Flame
21/05/211h 31m

Joshua Williamson Explores The Depths Of DC and the Infinite Frontier

Beyond DC's Infinite Frontier With Joshua Williamson
21/05/212h 32m

Tini Howard Invests In X-Corp

Tini Howard Explores The Business Side of The X-Verse in X-Corp
20/05/211h 37m

The Fuhrer Vs The Tramp With Sean McCardle

Charlie Chaplin Vs Adolph Hitler. The action comedy we'd never think exist was rooted in fact when Chaplin shot the film The Great Dictator mocking Hitler and The Nazi regime. Sean wrote a fun adventure for Source Point. A Must Read.
20/05/211h 16m

Filmmaker S Craig Zahler Discusses His Films and Graphic Novel Future Plans in Sci-Fi

S Craig Zahler is back with a new conversation . We discuss more of his film work like on Puppet Masters 3 The Littlest Reich, and his upcoming sci-fi graphic novel. But we get more facts about his approach to filmmaking, more Bone Tomahawk stories and his approach to writing and drawing his comics
18/05/211h 2m

Ed Piskor Enters The Red Room

Ed Psikor returns to talk about his new Horror Anthology series Red Room From Fantagraphics that debuts this Wednesday . We also talk about his YouTube channel With Jim Rugg Cartoonist Kayfabe
17/05/211h 37m

Erica Schultz Delivers The Deadliest Bouquet

Erica Schultz has a Kickstarter for her new crime comic set in the 90s about sister who reunite to solve the murder of their Nazi Hunting Mother. Check out the campaign https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/deadliestbouquet/the-deadliest-bouquet-0?ref=project_tweet
16/05/211h 16m

Chicago Radio Comedy Memories With Bruce Wolf

Walking down chicago radio memory lane with Bruce Wolf, who was a staple of local TV and Radio Comedy for many years. We do voices and tell stories of our broadcast heroes.
13/05/211h 23m

Word Balloon's 16th Anniversary show Hosted By Tom King Pt1

It's the strange origin of John, with this interview conducted by Tom King
11/05/211h 49m

Garth Ennis Talks The Boys and 2020's Mini series Sara

From Oct 2020, Garth Ennis Talks The Boys and his 2020 Mini series Sara
10/05/2159m 41s

Nikky Wheeler Nicholson and The Legacy Of DC Comics

Nicky Wheeler Nicholson Talks about her Uncle Major Malcom Wheeler Nicholson and pormoting her Comixplex Wed Night panel On The Golden Age Women Creators Of Comics. it's free at womenincomics.comixplex.com
10/05/211h 24m

Declan Shalvey's New Sci-Fi Crime Book Time Before Time, The Punisher and more

Dec ha a new Sci-fi series starting This Wed from Image. We also talk about last year's aborted Punisher/Barracuda arc he was going to do with Ed Brisson , and much more.
08/05/211h 47m

David Macho Presents American Comics to the rest of The World

Live from Spain, David Macho On Translating Comics For The World, but also talks about his creator conversation show on YouTube Dialog De Comic (Comic Talk). We discuss NFTs and other Comic Market concerns from a european stamdpoint.
08/05/211h 46m

Steve Lieber Talks Jimmy Olsen Whiteout and More

Liebr taks about his colaborations with Greg Rucka Matt Fraction Jeff Parker Nick Spencer and more. From Jimmy Olsen, to Superior Foes Of Spiderman, and more
07/05/211h 51m

Author Zack Kruse On Steve Ditko

Recluse, Objectivist, Author Zack Kruse On Steve Ditko . Were we wrong about him?
07/05/211h 37m

Rob Paulsen On New Animaniacs The Turtles Yakko Pinky and More

Voice actor Rob Paulsen did a WB Live chat with fans questions from around the world.
04/05/211h 51m

Elza Charrtier Talks Comics Process On Her YouTube Channel

We discuss Elsa's art and her new YouTube Videos where she is breaking down comic book storytelling for new and current creators.
04/05/211h 16m

Dan Slott Head Canons To The Left Of Me

Dan Slott Talks FF Spider-Man and Head Cannon Vs Heart Cannon Vs Book Cannon. We discuss recent Marvel TV shows like WaandaVision and The Falcon And Winter Soldier
02/05/212h 50m

Ed Brubaker discusses his new OGN Friend Of The Devil

Ed Brubaker is back with volume 2 of his new detective character Ethan Reckless.
30/04/212h 31m

War Stories With Garth Ennis and Tankies

Garth Ennis joins us to discuss his new collection of Tankies from Dead Reckining with art from the late Carlos Ezquerra. It's all about a British tank troop facing the biggest enemy tanks the Germans could throw at them. We talk at length about Garth's fascination with war stories.
29/04/2150m 4s

Jason Aaron On Avengers Heroes Reborn Thor and More

Jason Aaron is back to talk about The Avengers and his May-June event Heroes Reborn where the Marvel History is re-written and the great super hero team had always been the Squadron Supreme.? We also discuss Thor and The history of Country Music.
28/04/211h 27m

1930s Noir Comics with Pornsak Pichetshote and The Good Asian

Pornsak Pichetshote takes the tropes of Mr Motot and Charlie Chan and puts his spin on the genre with the hard hitting Crime Book The Good Asian which debuts next Wednesday for Image.
28/04/2154m 44s

Nerd Chatting With Robert Meyer Burnett

Last Friday I hung out with Robert Meyer Burnett On His Midnight Metal Show, and we talked abot a ton of Nerd stuff Star Trek, Comics, For All Mankind and much more, with other nerd Vlogers . It was hilarious.
26/04/213h 42m

The Golden Age Daredevil With Brett Dakin

Brett Dakin wrote a new book about his Great Uncle Golden Age Publisher Lev Gleason, whose comics career was cut short in the Mid 50s due to the senate hearings on Juvenile Delinquency and comics. We discuss Gleason's career and life and the creation of The Original Daredevil. Read Brett's Book American Dare Devil Comics Communism, and the Battles Of Lev Gleason
26/04/211h 0m

Patrick McGoohan's The Prisoner With Wandering Planet Toys

Wandering Planet Toys has a kickstarter going to create action figures based on the iconic 1967 spy conspiracy tv series The Prisoner. Web discuss the toys and the facts behind the amazing cult classic.
23/04/211h 26m

Tom Brevoort The Marvel Man In The Pork Pie Hat

Tom Talks Editing and Today's Marvel. He has a new Youtube Channel called TBTV that's just fantastic
20/04/211h 59m

Previewing Ithacon Online and The Lost Stan Lee Tapes

Ed Catto and the IC Faculty behind the 2nd oldest comic convention in the US discuss this year's online panels on Saturday April 24th ,including an unearthed Stan Lee Lecture he performed at Ithaca College in the 70s. Featuring Darlynne Overbaugh and Bill Owens. Visit https://ithacon.org/ to watch and get the full schedule of events. I've also included a clip of a 1977 Stan Lee Interview at Virginia Tech
18/04/211h 22m

Bleeding Cool's Rich Johnston on the nerd world one year later after covid

where are we and where are we going post virus? Rich and I speculate
16/04/212h 18m

Gary Moondog Colabuno and The History of Comics In Chicago

Gary has done it all in comics from a young fan to a comics sstore owner to co-hosting a comic book radio show in the 90s featuring interviews with the top creators. Check out his website, which includes rebroadcasts of his radio show. MoondogBuysComics.Com
16/04/211h 41m

Curt Pires Talks About His series Youth Other Books and TV projects

Curt Pires Talks about the new season of YOUTH and his other books. Plus his TV shows in development at Amazon and FX !
13/04/2145m 59s

Rod Reis Talks New Mutants and Brazilian Life During Covid

Rod Reis talks about working in Jon Hickman's X-world with Vita Ayala
12/04/211h 27m

Rylend Grant Discuses Astral Projections and The Jump

Screenwriter Rylend Grant talks about his new Conspiracy action thriller The Jump, and his new film with Emile Hirsch
12/04/211h 10m

Trivia Night With Erica Schultz Fred Van Lente Dean Haspiel Mike Norton

Trivia Night With Erica Schultz Fred Van Lente Crystal Skillman Dean Haspiel Mike Norton and Whitney MathesonJoin us for movie tv and music trivia with the group and play along
12/04/212h 27m

Aw Yeah Podcast Church Stories

We Start with Franco Skokie Spidey and Me swapping Church Stories, Then we share clips from Skokie's Unforgettable MTV Fil Spring Break Lawyer, A Brief Star Trek Debate the Artie and Scoot Join the chat with Talk about The Snyder Cut and Upcoming Live conventions
08/04/212h 59m

Joe Henderson Talks Lucifer 5b and Season 6 and His New Comic Shadecraft

We Check In With Joe Henderson To See How Lucifer's Final Netflix Seasons are going production wise , while we also discuss his Next Comic Book Project with Lee Garbett Shadecraft. The 2nd half of Lucifer's 5th Season starts May 28th on Netflix
05/04/211h 11m

Amanda Connor and Jimmy Palmiotti talk Red Sonja Kickstarter and take your questions

We discuss The latest Volume Of Sex And Violence and other projects from the dynamic duo of Palmiotti and Connor
03/04/211h 22m

Devin Grayson Q&A Batman Black Widow Green Arrow The Titans and More

Devin Talks Batman Nightwing Black Widdow and her new stuff, like Volume 1 of Omni from Humanoids and Her new Berger Book coming out this fall Rewild
03/04/211h 2m

Chip Zdarsky Talks Batman Urban Legends Daredevil The Silver Coin and More

We catch up with Zdarsky and talk about his latest Books Including Daredevil Batman Urban Legends and THE SILVER COIN The Ticket
01/04/211h 39m

To The Outer Limits of Joseph Stefano Pts 1 and 2

This was supposed to be a full WB Live but we had a couple tech problems, so it became this 2 parter. A celebration of Outer Limits Co-Creator Joseph Stefano First Dave Rash joins Gabe Hardman Ian Brill and myself to talk about the new book from Gauntlet Pres FROM THE INNER MIND TO…THE OUTER LIMITS SCRIPTS OF JOSEPH STEFANO. . pre-order the book at gauntletpress.comThen Stefano's son Dominic joins us giving his perspective on his father's works from Outer Limits to Hitchcock's Psycho to friendships with Gene Roddenberry and Sally Kellerman
31/03/211h 45m

Alex Segura On The Dusk and NPR's New Hero... Micro Face?

A new hero for today's world from Alex Segura Elizabeth Little and David Hahn. Plus NPR explores the concept of Intellectual Property and They dust off a public domain golden age hero.
30/03/211h 6m

Amy Chu On DOTA Dragon's Blood and The Zork Generation

Amy Chu On DOTA Dragon's Blood Wonder Woman, Poison Ivy and More
29/03/211h 15m

Boxing Chat With The Ringside Seat Crew

Writers Bill Detloff Nigel Collins and Mike Kronenberg talk about the latest issue of Ringside Seat , plus we look back at the lives of Leon Spinks and Marvin Hagler
27/03/212h 9m

The secret origin of Brian Azzarello

From this weekend's Cleveland Public Library Kids Con. A look at Brian's involvement in comics from a reader to a pro
21/03/211h 17m

The Secret Origin Of David Walker

From Cult Film Critic to comic book writer , David explains his journey that led to co creating Bitter Root, Naomi and other DC Marvel and Image projects
18/03/212h 9m

Bone Tomahawk Filmmaker S Craig Zahler's New Graphic Novel

Zahler has a new comic that reflects his type pf filmmaking Forbidden Surgeries of the Hideous Dr. Divinus. It's a grriity piece of Noir Horro. We talk about his love for comics, filmmaking and life during COVID
18/03/211h 11m

The King's Speech Tom King Q and A

The League and I hit up Tom with a ton of questions
16/03/212h 24m

The Comics Collector Market Explodes With Rob "The Legend" Dowdy

Prices for key comics have reached insane prices almost as bad as the speculative 90s Rob discusses his impressive comics collection includong FF #1 Whiz Comics #2 and talks about the current craze
15/03/211h 50m

Drink and Draw Hangout with Howard Chaykin Walt Simonson and more

Join us for a comic book artists jam session as they Draw Live with proceeds to benefit The Hero Initiative Starring Howard Chaykin Walt Simonson Christian Gossett Jamal Igle Brian Haberlin, Dan Brereton Gabriel Hardman Tom Raney Jim Califiore Ryan Dunlavey Ande Parks and Tom Fowler
11/03/212h 16m

Dave Marquez Joins The Justice League

Dave talks about drawing the new JL line up and stories with writer Brian Bendis
04/03/211h 37m

Boxing Wrestling and Roller Derby History with Filmmaker Steve DeBro,

From combat sports, Hollywood film and TV locations to 80s Punk Music, Steve talks about his incredible Documentary 18th and Grand -about the history of The Qlympic Auditorium and its 20th century impact on the LA community. We're joned by Pop Historians Eddie Muller (Noir Foundation TCM) and Mike Kronenberg (Noir Foundation and Ringside Seat)
04/03/212h 14m

More 80s Trivia With Shelly Bond

We talk about Shelly's New Compendium Heavy Rotation about The 80s era of College Radio Then fellow DJs Barbra Baker and Glenn Raucher play 80s Trivia with the winner facing Shelly In a final Match
22/02/211h 47m

Batman The Boys and Wolverine With Darick Robertson

Darick talks about all these subjects and his creator owned work on Space Bastards
18/02/211h 21m

Playing Presidents and Spock's Brother Laurence Luckinbill's OGN Teddy

Mr Luckinbill is an important actor, who's known for his one man stage productions featuring looks at LBJ, Ernest Hemmingway Clarence Darrow and Teddy Rooseveldt. Dead Reckoning Books has had him adapt his Teddy play into an original graphic novel with artist Eryck Tate.We discuss the book, plus get into his acting career. From his groundbreaking performance on stage and screen in Boys I The Band, to playing Sybok, Mr Spock's brother in Star Trek V
15/02/211h 59m

Joshua Williamson Talks DC Infinite Frontier Taking Your Questions

A preview of Infinite Frontier #0. Future State Gotham, and more
10/02/211h 58m

Scott Snyder A Pause At DC, as His Best Jacket Line Debuts

Scott Talks Life After DC with his Best Jacket Publishing company teasing a whole lot of new creator owned projects with new and familiar collaborators . Plus we look back at his runs on Batman, Swamp Thing American Vampire, wrapping up Death Metal and helping usher in the new DC status Quo Of Infinite Frontier
09/02/211h 29m

Drink And Draw With Walt Simonson, Brereton, Oeming Hamner, Hardman Hester and More

From Dec 30th. An epic artist hang out with proceeds supporting The Hero Initiative Featruing Cartoonists Dan Brereton, Ryan Dunlavey, Tom Fowler, Cully Hamner, Gabriel Hardman, Phil Hester, Ibrahim Moustafa, Michael Avon Oeming, Jules Rivera, Walt Simonson, and Taki Soma!
09/02/211h 45m

Fantastic Four Audio Dramas With Harry Bauer

Go to Harry's YouTube {age under his name to hear John Byrne's FF run come to life!
08/02/2154m 41s

1980s College Radio With Shelly Bond

The Former Vertigo /IDW/MINX Editor is back with a new Kickstarter collection of stories saluting the days of 80s College Radio. This was the dawn of MTV and Music Videos-featuring bands like Ultravox and The Church and artists like David Bowie and Elvis Costello. We're joined in conversation with 2 of Shelly's fellow DJs Barbara Baker abd Heather Goldberg
01/02/211h 42m

The Punisher MIA With Gerry Conway and Declan Shalvey

Marvel was going tom start a new Punisher story in 2020 featuring his MAX adversary Barracuda's debut in the 616 universe. Then came pencils down, due to the COVID pandemic, followed by the Violent reactions to civil unrest by the Police and Military who in some cases were wearing the Punisher Logo. Some critics called for Marvel to "Cancel" Frank Castle. Here are disocussions with artist Declan Shalvey, whi was the artist for the Barracuda story, and creator of The Punisher Gerry Conway
10/01/2136m 18s

Best Of 2020 Justice League Cast Table Read

Here is the full Justice League Animated Cast table read from August. A very special table read with the cast of The Justice League Animated Series featuring LIVE appearances by: Andrea Romano (Voice Director), Clancy Brown (Lex Luthor), Phil Lamarr (Green Lantern), Susan Eisenberg (Wonder Woman), Maria Canals-Barrera (Hawkgirl), George Newbern (Superman), Carl Lumbly (Martian Manhunter), Michael Rosenbaum (The Flash)
07/01/211h 31m

Best Of 2020 Phil LeMarr

From Pulp Fiction to Mad TV ...From Hermes and Futurama to Static Shock and John Stewart on Justice League... Phil Lamarr is an incredible comedy and acting talent. We discuss all aspects of his amazing career
28/12/201h 16m


The best interviews of 2020 continues Animation writing took a big leap forward with The 90's Batman animated series. Alan Burnett was a big part of that with other creative greats. Alan gives many fond memories along with what's coming in the new DC digital Batman The Adventure Continues With Paul Dini and Ty Templeton. Plus many stories of other great DC Animated films, The creation of Batman Beyond and the Live Action BB film that almost happened.
28/12/201h 6m

Best Of 2020 Joe Quesada On the creation of Marvel Knights

Joe tells us how he and Jimmy Palmiotti were brought in to create the Marvel; Knights Imprint . That lead to Marvel's company wide turnaround from near failure to being bought by Disney for Billions . Thanks Bill Cox and ComicArtFans.com for setting up this chat.
27/12/2058m 18s

Stephanie Phillips Talks Taarna Batman WW Harley and DC Future State

Steph talks about new books at Aftershock and Heavy Metal, plus the Batman Urban Legends anthology, Harley Quinn Sensational Wonder Woman and DC Future State stuff
24/12/201h 0m

The Ringo Awards Tribute Show With Waid Lemire Skottie Cully and More

For this year's Ringo Awards I co- hosted the Red Carpet Pre show, featuring tributes from many creators who worked with and were mentored by Mike Wieringo . You'll hear great testimonials and fun stories from Mark Waid Cully Hamner Jeff Parker Jamar Nichols Jeff Lemiere Skottie Young and many more
18/12/202h 0m

Ed Brubaker Talks Reckless

The New OGN is out and Ed discusses why he and Sean Philips are releasing their stories as OGNs moving forward , no longer as monthly chapters first.
16/12/201h 39m

Justice League The Bwa Ha Ha Era with DeMaties and Magurie

Hilarious stories from the creators JM DeMatteis and Kevin Maguire in tis conversation from Baltimore Comic Con
16/12/2058m 7s

Harley Quinn Season 3 Preview With Showrunner Patrick Schumacker

Patrick Schumacker Previews season 3 of Harley to debut on HBO MAX
13/12/201h 14m

Fred Van Lente and The Comic Book History Of Animation pt 1

Fred discusses issue one of hus new series with Ryan Dunleavy and we play 4 rounds of trivia with a live video audience
11/12/201h 40m

DC Arkhamniacs HBO Max Vs Legendary with Art & Franco

It's a special edition of The Aw Yeah Podcast as we discuss art and Franco's new all ages DC book Arkhamaniacs with Art Baltazar and Franco! Plus we debate The HBO Max Streaming controversey and review The Mandalorian
09/12/202h 53m

AWA's E-Ratic and Directing Films and TV with Kaare Andrews

Kaare Andrews talks classic Marvel runs directing films and television and his new AWA Book E-Ratic
08/12/201h 14m

Stray Dogs An Adorable Murder Mystery With Tony Fleecs

What happens when Lady and The Tramp becomes a David Fincher Serial Killer film? Tony Fleecs and Trish Fostner have the answers with their new upcoming Image book Stray Dogs.. It's out in February and Tony gives us a preview
08/12/201h 7m

Hangin In The Batcave with Norton Bechko Hardman and Parker

A loose Batman talk with past and present creators who've had runs on Batman Mike Norton (Trinity, Batman Annual) Corrina Bechko Gabriel Hardman (Batman B/w Gotham Knight) and Jeff Parker (Batman 66)
04/12/201h 17m

Batman Black And White Zdarsky Thompson Jones Williamson

Join creators Josh Williamson, Chip Zdarsky, Jill Thompson and Kelley Jones for a look at the new Batman Black and White comic book series from DC Comics.
01/12/201h 26m

Batman Catwoman Preview With King Mann and Gerads

A Bat Black Friday hang out with Tom King Clay Mann and Mitch Gerads previewing this week's Batman Catwoman premiere
30/11/201h 5m

Alex Ross Talks about Batman and His New Marvel Anthology Series

We discuss Alex's new art Art Book Unseen, his Marvel anthology series and look back for thoughts on Batman, Superman, The Fantastic Four and more
27/11/201h 39m

Batman 66 memories with Jeff Parker

Jeff Parker revisits the TV and comic series based on the portrayals' of Adam West Burt Ward and the great guest stars.
27/11/201h 31m

James Tynion IV On Batman's Future

James discusses the Joker War Aftermath and the additions of Punchline Clownhunter and Ghost Maker to the Bat mythos.
23/11/201h 15m

Live at The Draft Board With Mike McKone

Mike McKone (Teen Titans, Spider-Man, Avengers Academy) sketches live as he talks about his career at Marvel and DC
21/11/201h 1m

Shannon Wheeler Cartoons for The New Yorker and...The Muller Report?

Shannon Wheeler The creator Of Too Much Coffee Man discusses his New Yorker comics, and his comic book adaptation of The Infamous Muller Report
21/11/201h 31m

Noir Comics and Films With Tom King and TCM's Eddie Muller

TCM's Eddie Muller Tom King and the men of Noir City talk Crime Comics and Film
18/11/202h 21m

Mark Russell Talks Superman Future State and Billionaire Island

Billionaire Island is a biting satire on the 1% and is now collected into a great Ahoy Comics graphic novel . Plus we discuss his upcoming Superman Future State Comic
18/11/2053m 56s

In Conversation Tom King and Dave Gibbons

A one on one chat with the man who co-created Rorschach and the current writer of a Rorschach Black Label series for DC . King interviews Gibbons about his art and writing.
17/11/201h 7m

Comic Art LIVE Fall 2020 Panel with Comic Artist Matt Wagner

From Saturday Nov 14th- Matt Wagner has worked in the comics biz for almost 40 years and has crafted two of the most beloved creator-owned titles - Grendel and Mage. He has also worked with several mainstream characters including Batman, The Spirit, Zorro, The Shadow, and several others, with his efforts earning him multiple Eisner Awards. Join us at 3PM EST for a live chat with Matt moderated by Word Balloon.’s John Siuntres, about his career in comics, where he’ll be completing several sketches during the panel and offering them for sale for some lucky attendees.
17/11/201h 3m

InkPulp Crossover with Shawn Crystal

Acclaimed artist and podcaster Shawn Crystal joins us to talk about his podcast InkPulp Audio, his youtube channel and how he's innovating with his videos.
16/11/201h 11m

Rylend Grant Talks Peacekeepers and action comics

Rylend Grant talks about his comics TV and Film Skateboarding and being a contestant on American Ninja Warrior!
12/11/201h 14m

The Streets Of Gotham

A great conversation with Joelle Jones, Cecil Castellucci Bryan Hill and Tom King moderated by Amy Dallen from Baltimore Comic Con
10/11/201h 2m

Comics Spies Like Us Bond Cody Banks Bourne and Other Spies

A conversation about the Spy Genre in nerd culture with Robert Meyer Burnett (Agent Cody Banks Producer) Jeff Parker (James Bond Comics) and Thomas River creators Brian Stelfreeze and Doug Wagner
07/11/201h 6m

Rodney Barnes 2 Comics Film and TV talk With RM Burnett

A great talk with two guys who know the ins and outs of Comics Film and TV . Barnes is the creator of Killadelphia, and exec produced Runaways on Hulu American Gods on Starz and is making a Lakers TV show for HBO. He spoke with Robert Meyer Burnett Director of Free Enterprise, Femma Fatales Producer of Agent Cody Banks and YouTube host of The Burnettwork
04/11/201h 9m

Comics Vote2020 Sanford Greene Emil Ferris and Craig Yoe

Craig's new collection Voting Is Your Superpower has examples of comics vcreated to get citizens to vote spans decades of free comic books and pollitical comics from Windsor McKay to the silver age of Harvey and Marvel . We're joined byaward winning cartoonists Sanford Greene (Bitter Root) and Emil Ferris ( My Favorite Thing Is Monsters)
03/11/201h 43m

Jack Kirby's New Gods Remix With King and Castellucci

From Baltimore Comic Con an epic discussion about Jack Kirby's Epic Fourth World-New Gods saga. Robert Meyer Burnett talks about Darkseid Mister Miracle The Female Furies and more with writers Tom King and Cecil Castellucci
01/11/201h 8m

Halloween Horror Hang out with Richardson Moreci Terry and Seely

A great chat about horror comics TV and Film with Afua Richardson (Lovecraft Country HBO) Michael Moreci (The Coffin) Jim Terry (The Crow) and Tim Seelly (Hack Slash)
31/10/201h 3m

Great Radio Horror Dramas With Steve Darnall

Old Time Radio expert and host Steve Darnall talks about the great Radio Horror Shows from the 40s and 50s. Listen to hos Those Were The Days OTR show live Saturday's from 2pm-6pm easter, 1pm Central at WDCB.org and at his website NostalgiaDigest.com
31/10/201h 33m

Comics Paul Cornell 's Newest Vault Horror Comic

paul talks about I walk with Monsters plus Dr Who, Hammer Horror Wild Cards and more.
30/10/201h 26m

TV The Truth Behind Lovecraft Country With Stanford Carpenter PHD

Chicago history through the prism of HBO's Lovecraft Country
30/10/201h 10m

Comics Kingdom Come Voice Over Theater

Justice League Animated stars George Newburn (Superman) and Susan Eisenberg (Wonder Woman) Perform scenes from the epic 1996 graphic novel. Co-Creator Mark Waid Narrates and the hour is moderated by John Siuntres Of The Word Balloon Podcast. This performance happened at Baltimore Comic Con Online Sunday October 25th 2020
28/10/201h 5m

Comics Bendis Conway One On One

A great discussion between the two writers and their common work on Spider-Man Superman JLA Avengers TV writing and The Punisher.
28/10/201h 3m

Comics Shelly Bond Spotlight Hosted by Vita Ayala

Vita and Shelly reflect on Shelly's incredible editing career at Vertigo IDW and on Her Own' From "discovering Ed Brubaker to editing this year's award winning Bitter Root, Shelly talks about her style and her views on the comics world
28/10/201h 10m

Comics Mark Millar Millars Pub

Mark Millar is back with a chat and update on his Netflix show Jupiter's Legacy
26/10/201h 2m

Comics 1985 With Chaykin Simonson Cowan and Sienkiewicz

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.
26/10/202h 3m

Comics Rodney Barnes On Writing Killadelphia and TV Shows Runaways and American Gods

Rodney talks about his comic work including Marvel Books Falcon and Lando , plus his hit Image series about Vampires In Philly drawn by Jason Alexander
23/10/201h 27m

Comics Townhall With Sal Crivelli Of Comics Pop

Youtuber and fellow Baltimore Comic Con panel host Sal joins me an a fan QA
20/10/202h 23m

Comics relaxing With Dave Gibbons

A great hang out with Dave Gibbons
19/10/201h 17m

Comics Anthony Snyder Comic Art Dealer and Son Of The Greek

Anthony is one of the top comic book original art dealers, and is the son of Jimmy The Greek, once the most famous Sports Bookmakrer in the Country
19/10/201h 37m

Film Alexander Nevsky Diary of an Action Hero

Nevsky is a former Mr. Universe Bodybuilder and star of 7 action films. His latest is Red Prophecies with Eric Roberts Michael Madsen and Casper Van Diem . You can watch several of his films on Amazon Prime . He talks about his career path from armature boxer to fitness tv host to filmmaker movie star
15/10/2059m 18s

Comics The King Kirby Podcast Drama with Fred Van Lente and Crystal Skillman

Check out the new audio drama based on The Life and career of Jack Kirby https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/king-kirby/id1534026739
12/10/201h 19m

Comics Doug Wagner Talks Thomas River Spy and Crime Comics for 12 Gage Studios

Doug talks about his new comic Thomas River with Brian Stelfreeze
12/10/2058m 54s

Comics NFL Star Lance Briggs and Kyle Higgins Set The Trap

This isn't Lance's first comic. He created the hero Seraphin for Top Cow.. This time he and Kyle are creating a futuristic world that's relatable as sports is the way out of the oppressive under-dwellings people live in. We talk about a lot of 90s comics like the punisher and a lot more .Check out their campaign https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/457252441/the-trap-presented-by-nfl-star-lance-briggs-and-kyle-higgins
08/10/201h 59m

Comics John Romita Jr

So glad to welcome back John Romita talking about his approach to art and all the great collaborations he's had at DC and Marvel
07/10/201h 6m

Film Horror Quiz With Tim and Paola Seeley and Mike Moreci

It's Quiz time with the Seeleys annd Mike Moreci.
28/09/201h 57m

Comics Phillip Kennedy Johnson The End Of The Marvel Universe

Phillip talks about his new dramatic spin on Marvel Zombies Resurrection we also discuss hgis Captain America arc in the Empyre event. Plus Kill A Man his new Aftershock OGN co-written with Steve Orlando, The Last God 12 issue maxi series from DC and much more
24/09/201h 19m

Comics Gerry Conway- What do we do with The Punisher in today's society ?

Gerry talks about the current controversies surround his creation, Frank Castle and the use of the Punisher's logo by police and military personnel.? Plus TV writing for Dick Van Dyke, Movie writing for Arnold Schwarzenegger. Also Luke Cage, Spider-Man, His Justice League run, and much more
22/09/201h 25m

Comics Chuck Austen vs The Internet

Sometimes it looked that way ...From King Of The Hill To Steven Universe From X-men and War Machine to Superman and JLA Chuck Austen has seen it all in animation and comics. During his time on books like x-men at Marvel and Superman at DC you could call Chuck patient zero as one of the first internet targets of social media. We talk about one really harsh moment of fan rudeness Chuck endured and I witnessed at C2E2 back in the early oughts. Regardless Chuck has had an incredible run in animation working on King Of The Hill, Steven Universe and Rocky and Bullwinkle to name a few shows. He's also working on a new project for Dreamwork he can't talk about and has a great new Comixology Originals Sci-Fi adventure called Edgeworld, with Pat Olliffe Here's a link to my first audio talks with Chuck https://www.spreaker.com/episode/17014147
20/09/201h 9m

Comics Inside Top Cow with Hawkins Phillips Barajas and Kaplan

From Mainframe Comic Con - The Top Cow panel Moderated by writer Henry Barajas witth Publisherb Matt Hawkins and writers Stephanie Phillips and Zack Kaplan
18/09/201h 8m

Comics The Hard Road With B Clay Moore pt 2

More writing adventures with Clay at DC Comics with the Whistling Skull and Batman, plus consumer tie in comics for gatorade and Subway. Then we get fukll details of Clay's new crime comic for aftershock Miles To Go
17/09/201h 27m

Comics The Hard Road With B Clay Moore pt 1

In the early 2000s Clay was a hot Image writer with a critically acclaimed series Hawaiian Dick, and life got in the way, We discuss great books Clay wrote that get optioned and shelved . From The Leading Lady to Billy Smoke to many close calls at DC. More stories from Clay in part 2
17/09/201h 46m

Comics Andrew Pepoy Learned From The Legends Ditko Swan Kirby ...

Check out Pepoy''s Kickstarter for Simone and Ajax at this URL http://bit.ly/simoneandajaxAndrew is here to promote his kickstarter campaign for his delightful all adventure collection of Simone and Ajax stories. We also talk about his work over the years inking over some of the legends of comics like Steve Ditko Mark Buckingham and Curt Swan . Plus many creator encounters with Jack Kirby Ramona Fradon Leonard Starr and others.
15/09/201h 46m

Comics Chip Zdarsky Mainframe Comic Con

Chip is back to take audience questions about Daredevil his new Boom! book Stillwater his marvel work and sex criminals . Plus his upcoming story for Detective 1027 with Matt Fraction
14/09/201h 0m

Comics Trivia Quiz with Fred Van Lente

Fred also discusses his new OGN on The History Of Basketball
13/09/201h 43m

Comics Erica Schultz On Her Comic Book History

A great spotlight panel from Mainframe ComicCon Erica lays out her comics career, From working as art director at Neal Adams continuity studio to writing Daredevil at Marvel, and her new Comixology Original series Forgotten Home
10/09/2058m 19s

Comics Green Lantern Earth One with Bechko Hardman

Corrina Bechko and Gabe Hardman talk about their latest volume of Green Lantern, which features a more realistic spin on Hal Jordan-Astronaut. We also talk about Corrina's new mini series based on The Expanse for Boom! Studios coming in December and some DC digital first Batman stories they both have coming up.
09/09/201h 17m

Comics AWA crime panel with Axel Alonso Christa Faust Jason Starr Mike Deodato Will Conrad

A fun conversation from Mainframe Comic Con, featuring the stars of AWA's Upshot Imprint. Featuring Axel Alonso Christa Faust Jason Starr Mike Deodato and Will Conrad
07/09/201h 3m

Pop Culture During Covid With Robert Meyer Burnett pt 2

more with Rob including our obligatory chats about Star Trek Star Wars and comics
06/09/202h 42m

Pop Culture During Covid With Robert Meyer Burnett pt 1

Rob checks in to talk about what he's been up to since the virus hit. we talk about growing up in the 80s watching the pop culture nexus between film tv and music, and a lot more
06/09/202h 11m

Comics Insider Art Kickstarter With Shelly Bond and Kris Simon

Shelly and Kris discuss the comics anthology and their kickstarter campaign raising money for Female LGBTQ and non binary comic shop owners
04/09/201h 1m

Comics Powers 20th OGN Launch Party With Bendis and Oeming

The creators of Powers join me for a spoiler free discussion about their final OGN on the series and a retrospective of the comic and tv shows. How does it all end?
02/09/202h 24m

Comics Jamal Igle Stuart Moore Mark Russell and The Ahoy Comics Team

Some Of The Men and Women Behind the hilarious comics of Ahoy. Featuring Mark Russell, Richard Pace, Jamal Igle, Stuart Moore,and Soo Lee
31/08/201h 0m

Comics Howard Chaykin Jim Mahfood and The Creators Of Neo Text

A great panel discussion about the new publishing initiative NeoText, created to present novellas of genre fiction non fiction and essays on geek culture featuring spot illustrations and with the text. On the panel are Howard Chaykin, Jim Mahfood, Chloe Maveal, Nicholas Mennuti, and Adam Roberts. Check out their new line of books priced at 99 cents at https://neotextcorp.com/
31/08/201h 5m

Film Mr Skin The History Of Nudity In Cinema a wb scene missing special

In the wake of the #MeToo movement, Internet pioneer Jim McBride aka Mr Skin has made an incredible documentary about the history of film nudity
31/08/2030m 16s

Comics A Coffeehouse Romance With Johnnie Chrjstmas

Johnnie is back to discuss his new Comixology OGN Crema
30/08/201h 11m

Chadwick Boseman RIP With Jeremy Haun

During this conversation Friday night with Jeremy on Word Balloon Live we learned the sad real time news of Black Panther Actor Chadwick Boseman's passing. At 28:55-54:26 of the conversation, we discuss the loss, and his obvious impact on the World with his incredible body of work. His films and performances will stand the test of time. Haun also discusses his rec ent comics like Red Mother from Boom, a new Comixology Mini Series 40 seconds and Haunthology a great series of horror stories.
29/08/202h 42m

Comics Foreign Intrigue With Stephen Mooney

Stephen talks about his WW2 Action comic Half Past Danger
26/08/201h 6m

Television Lucifer Season 5a Spoilers With Joe Henderson

Lucifer's Co-Showrunner Producer Joe Henderson discusses all 8 new episodes that are running now on Netflix. We go episode by episode character by character. From the start of episode one to the cliffahnger in episode 8. Plus we tease details of season 5B and season 6.
23/08/201h 10m

Comics 50yrs Of Superman With Jurgens Ordway Kupperberg and Maggin

Writers Dan Jurgens Jerry Ordway Paul Kupperberg and Elliot S1 Maggin chat about the Man Of Steel in this Mainframe Comic Con Panel
20/08/201h 6m

Animation The Justice League Table Read From Mainframe Comic Con

Saturday the entire JLU cast got together for an epic script run through with Voice Director Andrea Romano . Join Maria Canals Barerra Phil Lemarr Susan Eisenberg Clancy Brown Carl Lumbly George Newbern Michael Rosenbaum and Kevin Conroy for an epic live acting session and in depth discussion .
18/08/201h 28m

Comics Friday Night Hangout With Bendis Fraction DeConnick Mack Oeming Soma and Walker pt2

More of Mainframe Comic Con's Preview night featuring a loose conversation with Brian Bendis David Mack Mike Oeming Taki Soma Matt Fraction Kelly Sue DeConnick and David Walker
17/08/202h 30m

Comics a Friday Night Hang Out With Fraction DeConnick and Bendis pt1

From Mainframe Comic Con's Preview Night a casual hang out in 2 parts. First up Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick joins us to talk Aquaman Wonder Woman Jimmy Olsen Sex Criminals and their stories featured in Detective 1027
17/08/201h 36m

Comics Mark Waid Talks Marvel Humanoids his DC Past...and Future?

Could a new Superman run be in Mark's Future? Listen closely. We also talk about The invisible Woman Dr Strange and other recent Marvel runs, his EIC job at Humanoids and fans talks about The Flash FF and other great story runs from Mark's past
13/08/201h 16m

Comics Tom Taylor Talks 7 Secrets Suicide Squad DCeased Injustice

Tom talks about his hit new book from Boom out today and already a sell put. The International Mystery Seven Secrets Then we go over all of Tom's hit books from DC The new slew of characters he's created for Suicide Squad , The extinction level events in DCeased and the latest volume of InjusticePlus a preview of his Marvel What If series in this year's free comic book summer book. That series starts early next year
12/08/201h 20m

Comix Mike Hawthorne On His OGN Happiness Will Follow

The great Marvel artists stretches with his autobiography . Mike and his single mom had a rough life growing up in Puerto Rico and in Philadelphia in the 80s and 90s filled with crime and violence to survive and dealing with those mixed feelings .
12/08/201h 18m

TV Rewatch To The Outer Limit(S) Ep1 The Galaxy Being

Co Host Gabe Hardman and I discuss the classic 1963 sci-fi series. Today it's epsiode 1 with Cliff Robertson starring in The Galaxy Being
09/08/2059m 10s

Comics Eisner winner Chip Zdarsky Talks Daredevil XMen Vs FF Stillwater and more

Along with his Marvel books Stillwater is a new Image book Chip is doing with Ramon Perez
01/08/201h 29m

Comics Jim Terry Man Of Two Worlds

Jim's new autobiographical OGN Come Home Indio tells the story of a man born half Irish and half Native American, but feeling apart from both cultures. It's a gripping story that any teenager from divorced parents can relate to, but also gives insight to growing up in the 80's surrounded by an indifferent pop culture. Comics saved Jim and this is his story.
30/07/201h 3m

Comics John Con pt2 with Seeley Percy Bond Cantwell Chu Oeming Soma Ayala Sharp Slott

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...!
27/07/201h 35m

Ep 1120 Comics John Con pt 1 W Ordway Jimenez Ayala Chu Bensons Sharp Vendetti

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
26/07/201h 17m

Comics The Rucka Debrief

Talking Lois Lane The Old Guard film and comics, Stumptown, Batwoman, Batman Marvel runs Lazarus Gotham Central Queen and Country, Greg's Novels and more
24/07/202h 7m

Comics Dan Jurgens and The Sons Of Batman

Dan discusses his runs on Nightwing Batman Beyond, plus past runs on Superman Thor and Captain America
23/07/201h 22m

Comix The Pandemix Charity Anthology with Dean Haspiel and Whitney Matheson

Dean and Whitney discuss this fantastic anthology with full proceeds going to the hero initiative . it's only 6 dollars and is reminiscent of the McSweeny comix collections featuring works from Dean, Whitney. Josh Neufeld Marguerite Dabaie Peter RostovskyJoan ReillyN. Steven Harris and Frank Reynoso Kristen Radtke Morgan Pielli Dave ProchJen Ferguson J.J. Colagrande and George O’ConnorEllen Lindner Jeffrey Burandt and Christa Cassano and Owen Brozman.Order it at patreon.com/pandemix
23/07/201h 39m

Comics Getting Kids back in Comic Shops with Richard Starkings

Rich talks about his local shop @Infinity_FluxHis series @elephantmennow publishing as a @comixology originals series Alan Davis runs like Batman in Detective The great Brian Bolland and The Killing Joke, His years at Marvel UK, editing Doctor Who Monthly with Dave Gibbons art, 2000AD memories and much more
19/07/202h 20m

TV Jamie Farr Duck Tales and Disney Animation With Tad Stones

First Jamie Farr MASH's Corporal Klinger shared his favorite comic books with us, then Tad is the Creator Of Darkwing Duck and worked on Disney film and Tv shows like Buzz Lightyear and Hercules for over 30 years. He also made The Hellboy animated features . He shares great stories
18/07/203h 36m

Axel Alonso His Vertigo and Marvel Years and AWA's Upshot Comics

Axel covers past triumphs and controversies in his years at Vertigo and Marvel, and gives us details on his new line of books Upshot Comics from AWA.
15/07/201h 28m

Comics Frankenstien's Kung Fu Journey With Tom Kelly

Foot Fist Frankenstien takes the monster from the end of the original story to a pastiche of the far east. Tom Kelly has a kickstarter campaign for his monster martial arts graphic novel that deserves your attention and support
12/07/201h 11m

Movies Greg Rucka The Old Guard Review SPOILERS

SPOILERS! The new Netflix film based on Greg and Leandro Fernandez Image series has dropped. It's a tight military espionage action film asking big questions about mortality. Charlize Theron and the cast are welll cast . We discuss the films themes and plot, and the potential for sequels
10/07/201h 18m

Comics Batman Joker War Death Metal with James Tynion IV

The creation of Punchline and other vilians, his detective comics and justice lague runs and a preview of joker war and Death Metal . All covered in this conversation.
09/07/202h 4m

Comics Legend Elliot S Maggin on Superman JLA Joker and More

Elliot has a great new podcast wher he reads from his novels "Elliot Makes stuff up." We talk about various DC Runs stories from the DC Bullpen in the70s and lots more.
09/07/201h 40m

Animation Harley Quinn Season 2 wrap with Patrick Schumacker

Think of these conversations as the DVD commentaries. SPOILERS All the Harley Ivy fans finally get what they've wanted for a long time. The admission of both that they love each other. Co-Showrunner of The Animated Harley series, Patrick gives us great stories and the episodes of season 2. From Darkseid to The team-up of Two Face and Bane from the betrayal of one of Harley's crew, to the introductions of Batgirl, Catwoman and...The Macaroni?
07/07/202h 15m

Comics It's Katie Cook's Multiverse We Just Live In It

Katie is the Guardian Of Marvel's Earth-10 where she's writing The Avengers and Spider-Verse stories. We talk about those plus Star Wars Frozen 2 Tangled and her creator owned stories like Gronk (and her NFL Superbowl Moment with the series) and Nothing Special for Web Toons the South Korean based web comics platform that has millions of subscribers globally.
07/07/201h 7m

Comics Paul Jenkins Talks Batman Spider-Man Hellblazer,The Inhumans,

Paul joined us live to revisit runs on Batman, The Inhumans Spider_Man The Sentry and Captain America for Marvel, plus he touted his upcoming Kickstarter for Fairy Quest Volume 3Please hit the like and subscribe buttons above. Hear the full archive of 15 years of word balloon interviews here www,wordballoon.com https://www.spreaker.com/show/word-ba...questions? Email john at john@wordballoon.comsupport the show's patreon page patreon.com/wordballoon
06/07/201h 34m

Comics The Irish Zorro ? With Eoin McCauley

Think of this guy as Zorro's father and Batman's grandfather. Eion is writing a graphic novel about William Lamport a real 17th century historical adventurer who left Ireland to spy on Mexico for the King Of Spain only to become a hero for Mexican Independence. How's that for a 4th of July story?
03/07/201h 21m

An Aquaman Deep Dive With Kelly Sue DeConnick

An intense conversation with Kelly that also addresses the recent sexual harassment behavior by various creators. This includes Warren Ellis whom hass mentored Kelly Sue in positive ways without any abusive behavior. Kel addresses what she feel needs to be done to clean up this terrible abuse towards women and men in the comics industry by people of power.The we get into fun discussions about her work on Aquaman, The upcoming Wonder Woman Black Then the conversation gets into lighter subjects like her Aquaman run at DC Her upcoming Wonder Woman Black Label series with Phil Jimenez her Detective 1027 story with John Romita Jr and Klaus Janson, and her creator owned books Pretty Deadly with Emma Rios and Bitch Planet with Val D'Landro .
02/07/202h 23m

Comics Nicola Scott A True Wonder Woman

Birds Of Prey Secret Six Wonder Woman are among the DC work we discuss with Nicola. Collaborations with Gail Simone JT Krull and Greg Rucka along with her creator owned book with Greg, Black Magick
01/07/202h 3m

ep 1097 DC Animation, The James Tucker Era

From Justice League The Flashpoint Paradox To Justice League Dark Apocalypse War, Writer/Supervising Producer James Tucker Cast and Crew told a 15 film 7 year story continuity. We talk about the characters comic book influences and philosophies. We also Talk about James' extensive TV work work with Bruce Timn and Dwayne McDuffie , and showrunning Superman and The Legion Of Superheroes, and Batman The Brave And Bold. Hear the full archive or word balloon interviews here https://www.spreaker.com/show/word-balloon-comics-podcastquestions? Email john at john@wordballoon.comsupport the show's patreon page patreon.com/wordballoon
29/06/201h 48m

Games Lockdown Trivia With Fred VanLente

Play aloing as Quizmaster Fred challenges our brains with rounds of nerd culture questions.
28/06/201h 17m

Comics The Strange Adventures Of King Gerads and Shaner

We talk about Adam Strange Mr Terrific and the maxi series by Tom King Mitch Geards and Doc Shaner
25/06/202h 10m
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