Tuesday, May 30, 2006

THE GREG RUCKA 2006 DEBRIEF

Crime Writer Greg Rucka Is Back, To Talk About His Slate Of 2006 Projects, Which No Longer Includes Supergirl Or The Streets Of Gotham, But Does Include Checkmate , Dc's New Espionage Series, His British Spy Story Return To Queen And Country For Oni Press, And An Update On The Progress Of The Dc Weekly "52".

Friday, May 26, 2006

The Bendis tapes May Edition The Final Chapter

Part 4 is up, ending our 4 hr marathon discussion. Many thanks to Brian for the Wordballoon plugs in New Avengers #18 & This week, in Powers #18. 18 is our new lucky number. Another great marathon of talk. Thanks Brian, you are an uber-mensch.

Sunday, May 21, 2006

Battle-Star, Mark Verheiden

MARK TAKES US BEHIND THE SCENES ON HIS UPCOMING WORK AS A CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCER ON THE PEABODY AWARD WINNING SERIES BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, HIS 2006 FILM PROJECT WITH BRUCE CAMPBELL, AND HIS RUN ON DC'S SUPERMAN-BATMAN, WHICH BEGINS IN JUNE. PLUS WE'LL LOOK BACK ON TV SHOWS LIKE SMALLVILLE, FILMS LIKE THE MASK AND TIMECOP, AND HIS COMIC WORK ON DARK HORSE'S THE AMERICAN , THE PHANTOM, AND SUPERMAN

Saturday, May 20, 2006

The Bendis tapes may Vol 3

Wow, so you're still not sick of hearing Brian and I yammer? What's wrong with you? AS we eneter hr 3, just think, there's still another left before we're through...

Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Welcome To Mark Ricketts Nightmare

Mark Ricketts new Image Graphic Novel NIGHT TRIPPERS is a wildley entertaining concept, featuring demons, vampires, swords and sorcery,set in the backdrop of London's Swining 1960's era. Mark and I did the usual WB interview, then I turned the talk over to Mark, who gave it a Warhol-esque spin , with trippy psychedelic sounds. It's gear, totally fab ! we also made this bbc style mock interview, that serves as a teaser to the story http://www.nighttrippers.com/trip.htm

Tuesday, May 16, 2006

The Bendis Tapes May Edition Pt 2

Are they still talking? Oh yeah, we bring you another hunk of Marvel comics scribe Brian Bendis marathon call with John. They talked all night mere hours before free comic book day, May 5th. It's like rapping with santa , as he preps for his deliveries. Hope you enjoy it, more to come in the days ahead.

Thursday, May 11, 2006

THE BENDIS TAPES MAY EDITION pt1

FIRST A HUGE THANK YOU FOR THE 6000 PLUS DOWNLOADS OF THE PREVIOUS BENDIS SESSIONS. BRIAN AND I ARE BOTH BLOWN AWAY BY THE KIND RESPONSE TO OUR YAMMERING. THE SID AND MARTY KROFT OF PODCASTS ARE BACK WITH MORE MARATHON CONVERSATION AND INSIGHTS TO THE FUTURE OF NEW AVENGERS, CIVIL WAR, AND OTHER PROJECTS. PLUS MOVIE AND TV TALK, SOME REALLY DUMB OBSERVATIONS ABOUT TALK RADIO, AND WHAT WOULD THE BENDIS TAPES BE, WITHOUT A GENTLE WRAP ON THE KNUCKLES TO THE GREAT GAIL SIMONE , THE HIGH PRIESTESS OF MESSAGE BOARD IRREVERENCE ?

Monday, May 08, 2006

No Axe To Grind, With Axel Alsono

THE EDITOR BEHIND THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN, BLACK PANTHER, MOON KNIGHT AND THE PUNISHER, TALKS ABOUT HIS INPUT IN MARVEL'S CIVIL WAR, PLUS WE LOOK BACK AT CONTROVERSIAL PROJECTS LIKE THE TRUTH, THE RAWHIDE KID, AND THE MAX FURY MINISERIES. YOU'LL HEAR ABOUT AXEL'S NUTURING OF NEW ARTISTS AND WRITERS , AND WHY HE'S AS LEERY AS SOME READERS ABOUT EVENT BOOKS. ANOTHER INTERESTING WORDBALLOON INTERVIEW

Thursday, May 04, 2006

The Flash In Slow Motion, w Danny Bilson and Paul DeMeo

Danny and Paul gave The Scarlet Speedster life on the small screen in the 1990 CBS TV show THE FLASH. In the latest Wordballoon, the guys give us the lowdown on their plans for the DC comic which returns with a new #1 in JUNE . Plus we cover their career of developing superheroes for TV and films, including their work on The Sentinel, The Rocketeer, and others films computer games, and TV shows.

Coming up, in the next few days...

Very Proud of the upcoming line-up for May... Paul DeMeo & Danny Bilson, the producers of the Flash Tv series & The new writing team on the DC book... Axel Alonso , The Executive Editor Of Marvel Comics... Brian Bendis returns for another multi episode edition of, THE BENDIS TAPES... JM Dematies on his once and future stories, including Hero Squared, Planetary Brigade, The Defenders, and his Justice League runs... and two more biggies we'll keep in the pocket, and announce later ...

Monday, May 01, 2006

The Splendor Of Dean Haspiel

The Virtuoso Underground Artist Traces His Career From His Days As An Assistant Working Under The Likes Of Howard Chaykin Bill Sienkewicz And Walter Simonson, To His Own Works Like The Verdict , The Keyhole Series With Josh Neufeld , His Evan Dorkin Team Up Onthe Thing :night Falls On Yancy Street And Today's Work. Billy Dogma Dean's Noir Anti-hero In Aim To Dazzle And The Current Immortal Available Online. You'll Learn About His Ongoing Collaborations With American Splendor Creator Harvey Pekar.Check Out Dean's Site, And Act-i-vate, A Live Journal Community Of Artists Like Dean Sharing Their Comic Stories Online, Before They Publish Them In Book Form. Podtrac Player