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Tuesday, January 08, 2013
Jeph Loeb and Kiel Phegley
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On this episode of Word Balloon we welcome back Jeph Loeb, and another edition of the Loeb Report. Jeph talks about his new Nova comic series with Ed McGuiness. Loeb is also head of Marvel television, and he tells us about the slate of animated programs scheduled for 2013. From the second season of Ultimate Spider-Man to new series, like Hulk and The Agents Of S.M.A.S.H. and Avengers Assembled. There’s news about new full length animated films and more Marvel Knights animated adaptations. Plus news on the live action front as the production of the S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series rolls on.
Then we continue our look at the 2012 comic book market. Kiel Phegley of Comic Book Resources joins us to talk about Marvel Comics in 2012. You’ll hear about the end of runs from creators like Brian Bendis, Jonathan Hickman, Matt Fraction, and Ed Brubaker, to the new creative directions on Marvel NOW!.