182 | Back-Up Stories, Alan Moore And New Versions Of Old Series

Talking about back-up stories led into Alan Moore and Swamp Thing, Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic EyeShade The Changing Girl, Groo Fray Of The Gods and Love And Rockets. Then Pullapalooza closes it out.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Harry Nilsson

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Flesh And Bones Featuring Dalgoda 3
By Jan Strnad And Dennis Fujitake.

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178 | Dalgoda

This episode we talk about Dalgoda by Jan Strnad and Dennis Fujitake. There were a few other things discussed, but mostly Dalgoda.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: Polyphia

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Dalgoda By Jan Strnad And Dennis Fujitake.

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84 | Research Before Drawing, Comics Old And New

Drawing with references were discussed, as well as The Silver Surfer, Jack Kirby’s amazing run on Fantastic Four, kung fu comics from the seventies, and Don thought Shannon was from Miami, only to learn she was really from New York.

Comic books that started in 1984, Jan Strnad, Richard Corben, western art, Beanworld and Adventure Time finished out the episode.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: ShannonAlex Chilton (again)

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If Doctor Morbious Enterprises Were Real,
He Would Have An Ad Like This.

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37 | Comic Book Letterers And The Art Of Typography

Once again, the whole gang is present, and thanks to Al we discuss letterers and the art of typography. What’s better.. digital fonts or traditional lettering?
We reminisce about some of the old school lettering masters such as John Workman, Moebius, and Tom Orzechowski. Don finds a way to slide in a Carl Barks comment,
and Dallas gushes about Dave Sim’s typographical masterpiece, Cerebus.
We then discuss “event fatigue” in the DC and Marvel universe, and Rook tastefully bags on DC’s New 52 concept. We talk about how boring the superhero “status quo” can be,
and how refreshing books like Spider-Man’s Brand New Day and Morrison’s New X-Men can be. There’s some creator-owned rights talk, and Don brings up symphonic music
to hammer home his point on artistic “innovators” and “cultivators”.
Oh, and Rook sticks up for Aquaman.

MUSICAL SPOTLIGHT: The Brilliant Green

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Not Only Could No One Draw Or Design Like Alex Toth,
No One Could Letter Like He Could As Well.
Yet, We Missed Talking About It On This Episode.

Comic Book LettererDesign • Computer Lettering

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