Our guest this week is former ComicsAlliance editor and current senior editor of Boing Boing’s new video game site Offworld, Laura Hudson! We talk with her about games journalism, how it compares to comics journalism, the transformative experience of playing video games, covering corners and niches no one else does, and much more! Plus, new entries into our Word Heavyweight Champions list!
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!