Friday, March 29, 2013

Word Balloon Podcast Mark Waid Jann & James Robinson Paul Mounts Stevie Dismie and Gabriel Hardman & Corinna Bechko


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Live from Aw Yeah Comics store in Skokie IL, Conversations with Mark Waid and James Robinson , Jann Robinson talks about creating the Johnny DC Kids line, bringing Art Baltazar & Franco and Mike Kunkel to DC, Paul Mounts talks about his Marvel work and his upcoming THRILLBENT digital comic, and Stevie Dismie From The COMIC BOOK QUEERS podcast gives his POV on what's going on in comics, including the Superman Orson Scott Card controversey. Then Gabirel Hardman and Corinna Bechko discuss their new Star Wars Legacy book, featuring the debut of Solo, Han's distant descendent. The duo also talk about their Planet Of The Apes books for BOOM! Studios. We also manage to squeeze in some movie talk.

Friday, March 22, 2013

Word Balloon Podcast Super Centric Talk With Rags Morales and Elliot S Maggin. The Digital Market With Monkeybrain Comics Allison Baker And Chris Roberson


Download The MP3 Here More Superman talk as the 75th anniversary year of the Big Blue's debut continues. Rags morales tells us what went into the design of Superman's new look for the New 52 Action Comics relaunch. We discuss Rags whole run on the book with Grant Morrison as the final arc comes to it's climax.

Then Elliot S! Maggin joins us to talk about his take and long history with the character that started in the 1970's and included two Superman novels LAST SON OF KRYPTON and MIRACLE MONDAY. Elliot has thoughts on today's comics and what he's seen so far from The Man Of Steel Trailer

We wrap up checking in with Allison Baker & Chris Roberson , who give us an update on Monkeybrain Comics and the Digital Market.

00:00 - 120:55 Rags Morales

120:56 - 215:15 Elliot S Maggin

215:16- End Monkeybrain Comics Allison Baker and Chris Roberson

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Word Balloon Podcast Judd Winick and Jai Nitz


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Judd Winick joins us to talk about his whole comics career. From Frumpy the Clown and Barry ween, to his DC work on Batman, Red Hood, Catwoman and Batwing. We even talk a bit about his time on MTV's The Real World in the infancy of modern reality TV.

Then writer Jai Nitz previews his great new comic from Dark Horse Dream Thief , which debuts this May.

Thursday, March 07, 2013

Word Balloon Podcast Tom Taylor's Injustice and The Deep John Ostrander's Star Wars & Tim & Steve Seeley's Mini Comic Dreams


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On this episode of Word Balloon, Tom taylor talks about his hit DC digital comic INJUSTICE which is one of the best Justice League stories in years. We also talk about his All Ages adventure comic from Gestalt THE DEEP. If you loved THE INCREDIBLES, you'll love THE DEEP.

John Ostrander is back to talk about his 2 current Star Wars comics for Dark Horse. The Spy adventures of Jayden Cross in AGENT OF THE EMPIRE and the beginings of the Star Wars Galaxy DAWN OF THE JEDI.

We wrap up with brothers Tim and Steve Seeley who have a new Kickstarter campaign with Steve's HOAX HUNTER collaborator Mike Moreci called MINI COMICS INCLUDED . An homage to the action figure mini comics sold in the 1980's, like HE-MAN , GI JOE & TRANSFORMERS.