Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Greg Rucka DC VPs Kelly Sue DeConnick and Joshua Fialkov
Download This MP3 Here First Greg Rucka checks in to talk about his new Image book, Lazurus, drawn by Michael Lark and debuting in 2013. Greg gives us a preview, and talks about his ongoing web comic with Rich Burchett Lady Sabre and The Pirates of the Ineffable Aether. Then we go behind the scenes at DC and Marvel. First DC Entertainment Vice Presidents John Cunningham and Bob Wayne check in for our monthly conversation. Then we listen in to a Marvel Press Conference discussing the new creative team on Avengers Assemble. Writer Kelly Sue DeConnick was joined by editors Lauren Sankovich and Tom Breevort. We learn about the upcoming first arc, but Breevort also gives a macro point of view for the direction of all the new Avengers books in the upcoming Marvel NOW! era. Finally Joshua Fialkov joins us to talk about I, Vampire one of the best surprises of DC’s new 52. Josh tells us about a new direction for the book that starts in issue #12, as Andrew Bennett and his immortal love Mary switch sides as hero and villain, and what that means in the issues to come.