The writer of IDW’s new Jem and the Holograms series, Kelly Thompson, joins us for this week’s show! We talk with her about character designs, working on a licensed book, favorite songs, the Misfits’ penchant for murder, G.I. Joe, hologram powers, and much more! Plus, more additions to the list to determine the Word Heavyweight Champion!
This week we’re welcoming the illustrious artist of Sex Criminals and the writer of Marvel’s new Howard the Duck series, Chip Zdarsky! We talk at length about Garfield, the phenomenon of Sex Criminals, living up to Steve Gerber’s legacy, AR videos, and much more! Plus, we answer a manga-based listener question!
Our guest this week is a longtime friend and writer of Inspector Pancakes Helps the President of France Solve the White Orchid Murders and Dreadful Sirens, Karla Pacheco! We talk with her about pirate history, writing a children’s book that isn’t for kids, 18-plus comics, comedy, odd clothing purchases and much more! Plus, more contenders for the Word Heavyweight Champion!
This week, we’re welcoming our plans Danielle Matheson of With Spandex and Kieran Shiach of the Have a Nice Day Podcast to talk about our less-than-stellar feelings about this Sunday’s Wrestlemania 31 (aka Play Button). Also, a special message from Chris.
This week, Archie vs. Predator and No Mercy writer Alex de Campi sits down with us to talk about going over the line with the Archie characters, putting teenagers in danger, comics crossovers, bigtime spoilers, how horror writers feel about horror, and much more! Plus, we take a handful of listener questions!
Chris Burnham, the artist of the new Image series Nameless, returns to War Rocket Ajax this week! We talk with him about the surprising creative team behind the Officer Downe movie, Nixon’s Pals, designing odd shapes, redrawing Batman’s costume in Batman Inc., all-ages comics, and much more! Plus, we add some quotes to the list of the Word Heavyweight Champions!
We are proud as can be to welcome one of our favorites ever to the show this week: Ed Brubaker! We talk with him about being in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, the process of bringing Bucky back, writing for TV versus writing comics, the new Criminal magazine, spy movies, noir lingo, and much more! Plus, Chris and Matt take a few listener questions!
This week we are so very pleased to welcome the artist of Unbeatable Squirrel Girl and our good friend Erica Henderson to the show! We talk to her about costume and character design, Robocop (of course), Marvel Puzzle Quest, humor in comics, Kraven’s butt, and so much more! Plus, some more quotes compete to be the Word Heavyweight Champion!