This week we’re proud to welcome the writer and artist of Tales Designed to Thrizzle and the upcoming Autobiography of Mark Twain 1910-2010, Michael Kupperman! We talk with him about his long-standing obsession with the author and his lookalike, Einstein, as well as performing his comics live, the Snake ‘n’ Bacon pilot for Adult Swim, the creative process, doing photo-comics and a ton more! Plus we take a ton of questions from Twitter to determine the winner of our book giveaway!
- Follow Michael on Twitter and check out his website!
- Here’s Matt’s favorite page from the short-lived Cracked Magazine relaunch: Michael’s Spy-Scope ad parody.
- The Internet Archive has a ton of old radio shows to listen to. And Michael’s right. They’re hilarious.
- If you didn’t see the Snake ‘n’ Bacon pilot on Adult Swim a few years ago, it’s on YouTube!
- Take a look at the Wikipedia articles for Archie’s various superhero characters from the ’60s. They’re nuts.
- Chris took Friday off, so Laura Hudson did an Ask Laura column. She got a lot of Batman questions.
- Matt Digges’ Amalgam Reborn Tumblr is pretty amazing.
- Chris’ checks and recs: Birthday!, King of the Hill on Netflix
- Matt’s checks and recs: Sweet tea, Fallout: New Vegas’ “Old World Blues” DLC
- Music used: Half-Japanese, “Snake Line”
Comics Talked About:
- Detective Comics #881
- PunisherMAX #16
- Fear Itself #5
- Action Double Feature #2
Shameless Self Promotion:
- The @FakeAPStylebook book, Write More Good, is still available to buy right here!
- Check out Sims at The ISB, Comics Alliance, his webcomic Awesome Hospital, as well as the complete Solomon Stone at ActionAgeComics.
- Check out Matt’s Fake e-Etiquette Twitter feed, his Tumblr and the ISS.
- Check out all Euge’s music at AdamWarRock.com.
- Check out Max Huffman on Twitter, or at his site.
- Check out Rusty Shackles on Twitter, or at his site.
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