Saturday, December 31, 2005

Man Of Letters: Chris Eliopolous

Best known for his lettering on books like Savage Dragon Astonishing X-Men & Ultimate Spider-Man, Chris is also an accomplished humor artist. We talk about his creations, DESPERATE TIMES, SHERMAN'S ROOM, and the surprise hit from marvel FRANKLIN RICHARDS SON OF A GENIUS. Plus, his work for Sports illustrated , the "Idiot's Guide To..." book series, and we'll explore why the Department of Human Service may want to investigate the parenting choices of Reed & Sue Richards. Podtrac Player

Friday, December 23, 2005

Many Revelations From Paul Jenkins

IN 2006, PAUL TAKES OVER WRITING CHORES ON "THE PULSE" AND HAS INTRODUCED THE SERIES CENTRAL CHARACTER IN GENERATION M. YOU'LL HEAR ALL ABOUT HIS NEW CHARACTER , NEWS REPORTER SALLY FLOYD. PLUS WE'LL TALK ABOUT PAUL'S NEW COLUMN AT NEWSARAMA.COM "FLOGGING A DEAD HORSE" HIS ROLE AS FILM PRODUCER ON KEVIN EASTMAN'S DIRECTORIAL DEBUT, "FIST FULL OF BLOOD". HIS COMIC WORKS PAST AND PRESENT,LIKE "REVELATIONS" FROM DARK HORSE AND MARVEL'S "THE SENTRY" AND THE NEW FRONTIER OF WRITING STORIES FOR TODAY'S MOST POPULAR VIDEO GAMES, LIKE "HULK ULTIMATE DESTRUCTION", "X-MEN LEGENDS", AND A NEW GAME FEATURING "THE DARKNESS"

Wednesday, December 21, 2005

TALL TALES FROM BILL WILLINGHAM

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LOOK WHO'S TELLING FABLES TO WORDBALLOON WILLINGHAM, THE CREATOR OF THE AWARD WINNING SERIES "FABLES" , AND DC's "DAY OF VENGEANCE" TELLS TALL TALES ABOUT HIS CAREER, INCLUDING WORK ON THE BAT-BOOKS, "ROBIN", "WAR GAMES" , AND HIS UPCOMING BOOKS "JACK OF FABLES" AND SHADOWPACT.

Sunday, December 18, 2005

ethan van sciver interview

HARD TO BELIEVE A GUY WHO CAN DRAW LIKE THIS NEVER TOOK ART LESSONS, BUT IT'S TRUE. YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT ETHAN'S EARLY YEARS CREATING CYBERFROG, BEING INSPIRED BY A HEAVY METAL ALBUM COVER ARTIST, AND WE'LL GO BEHIND THE SCENES OF CREATING THE LOOK FOR GREEN LANTERN : REBIRTH, FLASH IRON HEIGHTS , AND ETHAN'S UPCOMING RUN ON SUPERMAN-BATMAN,WITH WRITER MARK VERHEIDEN. NOTE: THE BILL WILLINGHAM INTERVIEW IS UP NEXT, THEN WE TALK WITH PAUL JENKINS AND CHRIS ELIOPOULIS MORE XMAS GIFTS ON THE WAY, FROM YOUR PALS AT WORDBALLOON.COM

Wednesday, December 14, 2005

up next bill willingham

The Man behind Fables, Day Of Vengence, and their new spinoffs Jack Of Fables & Shadowpact sits down for a comprehensive conversation, tells us about his past works and future plans.

Sunday, December 11, 2005

NEAL ADAMS INTERVIEW

Just in time for the Holiday's, a gift from your pals here at Wordballon.com The man who redefined the DCU. The man who smacked the camp out of batman, and made him the dark knight badass once again. The man who had Superman fight Muhammad Ali...and Supes lost! Legendary artist Neal Adams actually tolerated my silly questions for over 90 minutes, and was ready to give me even more time!!!! Listen , as Neal brings us tales from the Bronze Age, plus tells us what he's up to in the months ahead. Podtrac Player

Thursday, December 08, 2005

Mike Wieringo Interview

WITHIN DAYS OF MY FIRST STARTING MY WORDBALLOON INTERVIEWS, MIKE WAS THE FIRST MAINSTREAM ARTIST TO CONTACT ME. HE WAS HAVING TROUBLE DOWNLOADING THE INTERVIEW WITH HIS PAL , ARTIST/WRITER JEFF PARKER. IT BLEW MY MIND. FINALLY, MIKE TAKES THE WORDBALLOON HOTSEAT HIMSELF , AND DELIVERS A FABULOUS CONVERSATION ABOUT THE SPIDERMAN CROSS OVER : THE OTHER, VARIANT COVERS, JUGGLING THE SCRIPTS OF PETER DAVID, JMS, AND REGGIE HUDLIN. PLUS WE TALK ABOUT THE FANTASTIC FOUR , SUPERMAN, AND MIKE'S CO-CREATION WITH TODD DEZAGO, TELLOS

Coming Up : Mike Wieringo & Neal Adams

2 fan favorites, coming up in the next couple of days. First Mike Wieringo talks about his current run with Peter david on the new title Friendly Neighborhood Spiderman. Then, an in depth discussion with the man who ushered in the bronze age with his realistic style, Neal Adams. How 'bout them apples? Stay Tuned.

Tuesday, December 06, 2005

GERARD JONES INTERVIEW

THE AUTHOR TALKS ABOUT HIS NEW COMIC BOOK HISTORY,MEN OF TOMORROW, AND THE MEN BEHIND THE EVOLUTION OF SUPERMAN PLUS SOME TALK ABOUT HIS COMIC BOOK WORK ON GREEN LANTERN, THE SHADOW, JLA, AND HIS CO-CREATION THE TROUBLE WITH GIRLS