Friday, November 25, 2005

Jen Van Meter interview

THE CREATOR OF THE ONI PRESS PUNK ROCK FAMILY ADVENTURE HOPELESS SAVAGES, GIVES US THE LOWDOWN ON HER NEW ARC IN JSA CLASSIFIED, FEATURING ICICLE AND THE INJUSTICE GANG.PLUS HER START WRITING BUFFY FOR DARK HORSE, THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT ANTHOLOGY , NEW WEST DCU CREATION CINNAMON, THE BATMAN ELSEWORLD'S STORY GOLDEN STREETS OF GOTHAM, AND HER NEW 1950'S PI STORY FOR ONI, THE LAST LITTLE WOMAN .

Monday, November 21, 2005

JEPH LOEB INTERVIEW

Jeph gives an amazingly frank and funny interview on his TV writing work on SMALLVILLE and LOST , Superman-Batman, HUSH, his upcoming run on The Ultimates, and how the memory of his son Sam inspires and motivates his writing. The Premium Version, featuring 50% more conversation, including talk about....behind the scenes comments on the Buffy animatied series,The Spirit-Batman Crossover and Spirit film ,and more DC and Marvel talk .

Thursday, November 17, 2005

Riding shotgun with Jeph Loeb in the valley

Sure, the thermometer was in the mid 20's all day in Chicago , but through the magic of wordballoon, I spent a good chunk of wed morning in 80 degree Los Angeles traffic, talking with writer Jeph Loeb on his sunny commute to his new gig, as a supervising producer on ABC's hit series, LOST. Comming up in a few days , Jeph gives an amazingly funny and frank interview on his TV writing , Superman-Batman, HUSH, behind the scenes comments on the Buffy animation series, his upcoming run on The Ultimates, and how the memory of his son motivates his writing. Don't miss it. No one tells their stories better then the guests themselves, at wordballoon.com John Siuntres

Monday, November 14, 2005

John Ostrander Interview

download the mp3 from here THE MAN BEHIND GRIMJACK, DC'S SUICIDE SQUAD , THE KENTS, WASTELAND , AND THE SPECTRE JOHN TALKS ABOUT THE RETURN OF GRIMJACK AT IDW , HIS STAR WARS WORK FOR DARK HORSE , AND COLLABORATING WITH ARTISTS, LIKE TIM TRUMAN AND TOM MANDRAKE. PLUS 1980'S CHICAGO MEMORIES OF FIRST COMICS, WINDY CITY INSTITUTIONS LIKE THE BUCKET OF SUDS, AND THE COMEDY GENIUS OF THE SECOND CITY AND IMPROV OLYMPIC , MUNDEN'S BAR WRITER DEL CLOSE.

Thursday, November 03, 2005

Greg Rucka Talks Queen & Country & "52"

A great discussion with Greg about The new Queen and Country Novel, Private Wars. Greg talks about the differences of writing male and female heroes, plus loads of talk about Greg's work on Batman, Omac, Gotham Central Wonder Woman and Superman . We also get a behind the scenes look at the making of "52" co-written by Greg, Mark Waid, Keith Giffen, Geoff Johns , and Grant Morrison. The episode is over 45 minutes. a premium version, featuring over 35 more minutes of discussion is availble in our webiste's premium content section.

Tuesday, November 01, 2005

BONUS CLIP: STAR WARS w/ WALT SIMONSON

To Commemorate the release of Star Wars Episode 3 on DVD, We feature this unreleased clip with artist Walt Simonson, who shares his bullpen memories of drawing the Marvel comic during the cliffhanger period between the releases of EMPIRE STRIKES BACK and RETURN OF THE JEDI .Back then. the comic book was pretty much the only place for new Star Wars stories until Episode 6 . Later this week, in a new full length episode, writer John Ostrander talks about his work on the Dark Horse title Star Wars Republic, along with Grimjack, Suicide Squad , and many other books.