Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Jeph Loeb's Heroes Strike!

On this edition of word balloon host John Siuntres spoke with Heroes Co-Executive Producer Jeph Loeb about episode nine, the possible fate of the spin-off series Heroes Origins, and what may be next for volume 3...whenever that happens. They also squeeze in some talk about Jeph's upcoming Marvel Books Ultimates Vol 3 and Hulk .

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

A Booster Shot From Geoff Johns

On this episode of Word Balloon Dc Writer Geoff Johns and Host John Siuntres catch up with a big picture look at the characters and story arcs playing out in Action Comics,Justice Society Of America, Booster Gold and Green Lantern. We'll discuss Geoff's takes on the multiple versions of Superman, the legion of super heroes, and all the palyers in the sinestro corp war and finding a new purpose for booster gold. You'll also hear Geoff's thoughts on the WGA strike and some never realized season 2 story ideas for the blade tv series, including a plot with Marc Spector, Moon Knight. Some other tidbits from the interview... Johns has green lantern plotted to issue 55 ...JSA to 25 or longer, Action Comics"if we stay the course, Gary and I have two years of stories to tell." On Green Lantern: "That book with its epic scope... to bring Hal Jordan to issue 50 has become a very personal story for me." On Superman Prime: "He's absolutley one of my favorite characters to write. he's such a jerk(laughs.) On the future : Johns and former Blade TV/JSA collaborator David Goyer have a new comic story idea they hope to release in early 2009.

Wednesday, November 07, 2007

Lots More From B Clay Moore

On this episode of Word Balloon, host John Siuntres catches up with writer B Clay Moore. Readers may think Moore took this year off. Despite not having a new book on the stands , several BCM projects in the works are finally hitting the racks starting this month. Clay's tiki noir series Hawaiian Dick is back as a monthly Image book with an arc drawn by Scott Chantler (Northwest Passage Scandalous) and colored by HD co-creator Steven Griffin. In January, Clay writes an arc of Superman Confidential (starting with #11) for DC drawn by Phil Hester and Ande Parks, and a Wildcat JSA Classified arc drawn by Ramon Perez. For Image Clay presents his new series Jackie Karma , co-featured in the flip book "76" , and drawn by Ed Tadem Also coming next spring in Marvel Comics Presents, a BCM Stingray story, drawn by Lee Weeks.