Saturday, June 19, 2010

Steve Englehart Gets To The Point Man

Download The MP3 here [audio http://traffic.libsyn.com/wordballoon/WBsteveenglehart0310.mp3] On this episode, writer Steve Englehart joins us to talk about his two novels out from Tor Books, The Point Man & The Long Man, a political intrigue/mens adventure/fantasy series featuring the immortal hero Max August. We talk about the similarities and differences of this take pn magic in the "real world" compared to his work on doctor strange. We also talk about Captain America comapring Steve's 1970s secret Empire/Watergate story, and the flap over the Teabaggers in Ed Brubaker's Cap 602. Steve also gives us something to think about as he compares the unpublished third chapter of his and Marshal Rogers Batman: Dark Detective story and some of the plot details in the film Batman: The Dark Knight. Interesting views from Englehart.

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