We’re happy to welcome the co-creators of Cosmic Scoundrels, Andy Suriano and Matt Chapman, to this week’s show! We talk about their backgrounds in animation, Easter eggs, how far is too far with scoundrel characters, publishing on the web and in print, Homestar Runner (of course) and much more! Plus, more quotes are added to the Word Heavyweight Champion list!
Chris and Matt were at Heroes Con in Charlotte this weekend, and in the process they sat down with an impromptu studio audience of sorts to talk with Transformers vs. G.I. Joe co-writer and artist Tom Scioli about some of the weird comics trends of the past few decades, particularly movie adaptation comics. That and much more in our con special!
This week, we welcome back Jon Morris, author of the brand new book, The League of Regrettable Superheroes! We chat about just what makes a superhero regrettable, how Squirrel Girl transcended that label, the weird darkness of Golden Age characters, Columbo, and much more! Plus, more entries to our Word Heavyweight Champion list!
Our pal Kel McDonald is back to talk about her new Kickstarter for the graphic novel The Better to Find You With, the opposite of vampires, monster lore, magic rules, process and so much more! Plus, we answer some listener questions!
The editor of Fresh Romance, founder of Rosy Press and senior editor of ComicsAlliance, Janelle Asselin, joins us this week to talk about the business of comics, the romance genre, the job of an editor, fashion in comics, the incomparable Rosie Perez and much more! Plus, we add a few quotes to our Word Heavyweight Champions list!
Jeremy Whitley, the writer of Princeless, sits down with us this week to talk about The Pirate Princess, The Action Pack block of shows, The Flash, fictional swords, creating characters, and much, much more! Plus, we answer a pair of listener questions!
The cartoonist behind Dumbing of Age and Shortpacked, David Willis, joins us this week! We talk about his home-school upbringing and how it influenced his comics, evolution as a creator and a person, Transformers, the transforming noise, and much more! Plus, a listener request for comics recommendations!