The Weekly Pop Culture Audio Podcast Featuring In-Depth One On One Interviews and Discussions From The Entertainment Worlds Of Genre Fiction- Comic Books, Novels, Television, Film, Video Games And More. Created In 2005 By Chicago Radio/TV Host John Siuntres
Chip's back to talk about where things are in Sex Criminals, His take on Jughead, and lots of Marvel talk about Spider-Man Howard The duck ,and his upcoming Marvel Legacy take on The Thing & Human Torch in Marvel Two In One.
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Glad to welcome Greg back to talk about the new Planet Hulk Novel and plans for Amadeus Cho to head to the planet Sakaar for his upcoming Marvel Legacy Hulk arc. What does this mean for a return of Bruce Banner?
Also we talk about his great new BOOM! series Mech Cadet Yu with Takeshi Miyazawa, and a new John Wick comic series from Dynamite
What a pleasure to talk with Editor Extraordinaire Shelly Bond. The former Vertigo EIC has a new line of books coming from IDW starting with Kid Lobotomy from Peter Milligan and Tess Fowler. We talk about the new line of books and Shelly's influences and origins at Vertigo
Art has done it all. We talk about Inking Steve Ditko, His work on X-Men books, Leaving Marvel for The Image Revolution, The Crash Of The 90's speculative market, The Rise of The Marvel Ultimate Universe.
And His Current Kickstarter Campaign for his Art Book Oodles OF Doodles
Rod is back to talk about his art from Marvel's Secret Empire event, and previews his upcoming Guardians Of The Galaxy issue. We talk about his leap from color artist to full fledge painting on books with Nock Spencer Kyle Higgins and Gerry Duggan
We all know Jason from his great DC Access Video work, and his great podcast Geek History Lesson co-hosted with Ashley Victoria Robinson , but Jason is a hardcore Trek fan like me and we preview the new Trek series, plus the Fox parody The Orville and just have a fun Trek Talk.
Monday is Jack Kirby's 100th Birthday. Comics have been celebrating The King's centennial all year long. It's the perfect time to chat with IDW editor Scott Dunbier who's behind the excellent series of Artist Edition collections of great works from comic book masters presented in the most naked form of art with corrections and notes on detailed reproductions of the original art pages and covers.
Scott shares info about this year's Kirby releases from IDW including 2 60's Fantastic Four collections and from his DC Fourth World 70s period, The Forever People.
We also discuss the subtle differences of several Kirby inkers from the infamous Vinnie Colletta to fan favorites Chic Stone Joe Sinnott and Mike Royer . Scott also tells us of his own encounters with Jack and his wife Roz, who also inked some of Kirby's work!
Great Conversation with legendary writer Pat Mills, who's done just about everything in British comics, from creating the 2000AD Megazine to co-developing Judge Dredd with John Wagner., and co creating Marshal Law, The ABC Warriors, Charley's War, and dozens of other series in virtually every genre.
Pat discusses his 2 new books Be Pure Be Vigilant Behave-2000AD and Judge Dredd The Secret History, which documents his career triumphs and frustrations as he created and guided the evolution of British Comics. His other book is a fictional funny crime novel set in the brit comics world of the 1970's Read'Em & Weep Vol 1: Serial Killer co created with his Marshal Law partner Kevin O'Neil . Pat talks frankly about his excitement in getting into the prose publishing business, the British American and French comic markets, why he's never wanted to write American superheroes, and his thoughts on the past and future film and TV adaptations of Judge Dredd
Then a look at the new deals Robert Kirkman & Mark Millar have made with streaming networks Amazon Prime & Netflix, including a flashback listen to my 2015 talk with Mark about his feelings then about streaming television versus films . Congrats to both creators for pushing comics and television forward with these exciting new deals.
Author Patty Farmer is back with a new book chronicling the history of Playboy. Her new book Playboy Laughs collects interviews and stories of the Playboy Clubs role in the evolution of stand up comedy . The cultural shift from "Take My Wife...Please" jokes to the "sick" styles of Lenny Bruce Shelly Berman & Bob Newhart, The breakthrough women like Joan Rivers and Lily Tomlin and the comics of color starting with the meteoric rise of Dick Gregory.
Plus Farmer takes an informative look at the cartoonists who were part of Playboy magazines from the start. From Jules Feiffer and Jack Cole to EC comic legends Harvey Kurtzman Jack Davis Al Jaffee Will Elder and more.
We follow up our last episode with Bill Sienkiewicz and his New Mutants retrospective panel from the San Diego Comic Con. Great observations from Bill and wonderful memories and questions from our live audience. Enjoy !
In preparation of our San Diego Comic Con panel this Thursday at 2:30pm (RM24abc) Bill joins us to talk about many of his greatest collaborations in the 80s and 90s. From Chris Claremont with New Mutants , his Daredevil work with Frank Miller, David Mack and Brian Bendis.
You'll hear Bill's origin story, breaking into comics, developing his impressionist painting style, and so much more.
Tom King is back to preview his run on Mister Miracle in a 12 issue maxi series that starts next month. He tells us the "List" of what needs to be in a great Batman stories and how he broke so many of these axioms.
You'll hear about his latest stories in Batman, including the engagement of Batman & Catwoman , The Hunt For Swamp Thing's Father Batman and Flash vs The Watchmen Universe and the current War Of Jokes And Riddles