Monday, March 30, 2009

Farscape & The Final Frontier, With Keith RA DeCandido

The writer of Boom Studio's Farscape Comic talk's about the franchise's comic book future, including upcoming arcs , and his working relatioship with the creator of John Crichton's alien adventure, Rockne O'Bannon. We also discuss Keith's extensive work as a writer and editor of the Star Trek Pocket Book novels, featuring new original tales set in every era of the Trekverse. download the episode here

Friday, March 27, 2009

A Fly On The Wall At Wonder Con 09

Here's two short talks at Wonder Con, where I am more of an observer than the actual interviewer or host as the other players in each part are heard giving their side of the story. First Ross Richie, Publisher of Boom Studios and Eric Lieb of Fox Atomic Studios are cross examined by Newsarama's Matt Brady . Matt & I try to get more information out of the guys regarding their announcment that Boom and Fox Atomic will be publishing new books based on the FAS film properties. Which ones? We won't know until this years San Diego Con. Then Matt Fraction and Ed Brubaker talk about their slate of projects on the way...

Monday, March 16, 2009

The End Of Violence, With JM Dematties

On this episode, we check in with writer JM DeMatteis. JM is known for groundbreaking character studies in arcs like "Spider-Man: Kraven's Last Hunt", and his memorable Joker story "Going Sane". Today JM discusses his new IDW mini series THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SAVIOR 28, with artist Mike Cavallaro. A compelling portrait of a long time patriotic super hero who questions his role of aggressor in the never ending battle. His story begins in the late 30's and progresses through the post 9-11 21st century. Superhero fans will appreciate the nods to familiar moments of real world and comics history, that play out in a very different way than they are used to. On his upcoming collaboration with his Bwa-ha ha pals Keith Giffen and Kevin McGuire on Metal Men , in the back of Giffen's Doom Patrol . " Every once and awhile Keith will call me up and say "Wanna do this?" and I always say 'Yeah!" What Keith does is he puts down this rock solid foundation of a story...you get the basic of the plot and characterization, a few one liners and then I come in and fill up as many word balloons as I can!" We also discuss DeMatties role as editor-in-chief of Ardden Entertainment, including the new Flash Gordon series. download the mp3 from here

Thursday, March 05, 2009

Watchmen: The Cast and Crew Speak!

Here are my interviews with the cast , Director Zack Snyder, and Watchmen Co-Creator Dave Gibbons. If you missed my previous interview with Gibbons check it out here... http://wordballoon.blogspot.com/2008/10/whos-watching-dave-gibbons.htm