Austin McKinley talks about his upcoming project RIOT Force. Even though software development and filmmaking are part of his background, the comic was created using conventional methods. Give it a listen!
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Joyeater
Animated cartoons we watched as kids leads into cereal prizes and fast food premiums. Comics For Ukraine finally arrived, more Nancy talk and we discovered the work of Ben Sears. The many different Green Lanterns, Static and the horrifying journey Ms. Marvel took before taking on the mantel of Captain Marvel. Of course, that leads into the different Ant-Men, and the one and only Rain Like Hammers finishes it out.
We starts off with Rook’s recent trip to Mutiny Information Cafe and a kickstarter project he received but hasn’t read yet. Don talks about books that have already discussed on the show and decided to do so again.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Polkadot Stingray
This episode starts off asking how to deal with constant emails talking about the progress and the waiting period before the crowdfunding project is completed and in your hands. Benefit comics, stickers for kickstarter projects and comics we are currently reading are the theme of this show.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Red Club
Barney Smith from Story Comic.com comes on to discuss DAD Jokes! Over 500 Groans & Chuckles. What ensues is a conversation about work like, international travel and changing perceptions in the world. We talk about the book as well.
Wells Thompson joins us to talk about The Catskin And The Rose. The creation process, working with and without a writing partner, collaborating with a visual artist and putting a creative team together are covered. You can see the Kickstarter campaign here.
Genetically altered super-powered cows are the main subject, and Andre Owen came on to talk about them (there was a lot more than what is on the surface. We actually discussed a lot of other stuff, and you can find more of Andre’s work at Hiro Unlimited.
Rook starts it off talking about successful campaigns and the comics that came from them. Don discusses a mainstream book that he has yet to see in any shop. After that they talk about the same two subjects again. Wheeeeeeeee!
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Deloris Telescope
William Moulton Marston’s greatest accomplishment was accepted by society at large by creating a comic book superhero that showed the idea that women were going to be part of the future, and to teach young boys how to accept feminine leadership. That thinking seemed impossible in the 19th century. Wonder Woman was created to show how to accept femininity into modern society.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Bijhan Agha
Catwoman: Lonely City and Cosmic Odyssey are two comic series that brings back the thrill of reading comics as a youth. That leads us into mainstream comics and retelling storylines, the independent/self publishing, crowdfunding movement and organizing a digital comic collection. And our stance AI Art, along with buying a comic that you later realize you already own finish everything out.
MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Dungeon Boss