Thursday, June 28, 2007

Ethan Van Sciver And The Sinestro Corps.

Ethan Van Sciver is back to showcase THE SINESTRO CORPS, in this very spoilerrefic conversation. Ethan talks about his collaborative process with Geoff Johns, his early years, and what's in store, for the rest of 2007.

Monday, June 25, 2007

Embracing FEAR (AGENT), With Rick Remender

On this edition of Word Balloon, creator Rick Remender joins host John Siuntres in a conversation about FEAR AGENT. The 1950's style sci-fi adventurer's origin is being explored in FEAR AGENT, THE LAST GOODBYE , from Dark Horse Comics.DHC has also released the first two collections of FA stories. They also discuss Rick's upcoming projects through the end of the year... SORROW The new Image Comics series, co-written with Seth Peck, Francesco Francavilla on art and covers by Kieron Dwyer, XXXombies with art from Dwyer and Fear Agent co-creator Tony Moore, and more information on The End League, Rick's epic in progress with artist Mat Broome. Read Rick's first teaser including Broome art examples about End League here http://www.newsarama.com/general/Remender/04/endleague.html and if you haven't read Fear Agent, read the first issue here http://www.newsarama.com/ImageComics/FearAgent/FearAgent01issue.htm

Wednesday, June 20, 2007

Crank Calling Mike Norton & Chris Crank

On this edition of Word Balloon host John Siuntres sits down with DC Artist Mike Norton and Chris Crank, from Devil's Due Publishing. Chris and Mike are comic pros who also host their own podcast The crankcast. We'll talk to Mike about his work on The All New Atom with Gail Simone, and the book's involvement in DC's new weekly series countdown, and Loaded Bible the action packed post apocalyptic showdown between Jesus and Legions Of vampires. Chris talks about Pull Box Online, the digital comics distribution store he set up through Devil's Due, and his involvement in the upcoming Troma Anthology Books of Horror stories. Finally, with convention season under way we talk about the difficulty pros have juggling work deadlines and the need to be out at conventions plugging their books. Check out their podcasts at www.crankcast.net

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Tim Bradstreet Covers It All pt 1

Today Word Balloon's host John Siuntres sits down for a chat with artist Tim Bradstreet, who breaks down his style of art, and answers the fans who think light box artists are just "tracers". They also talk about his years of covers for books like The Punisher, Hellblazer and his current work with his Raw Entertainment Partners Steve Niles and Thomas Jane. You'll get the details on Tim's longtime pet project Red Sky Diary, and they preview this month's re-return of the Sci-Fi story Bad Planet , written by Tom Jane with new interior artist James Daly. You'll want to follow along looking at the art examples discussed, so while you're listening, check out Tim's typepad blog, http://timbradstreet.typepad.com/ , and his Red Sky Diary Page, http://www.myspace.com/redskydiary