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Word Balloon Comic Books Podcast

Aug 27, 2017

Monday is Jack Kirby's 100th Birthday. Comics have been celebrating The King's centennial all year long. It's the perfect time to chat with IDW editor Scott Dunbier who's behind the excellent series of Artist Edition collections of great works from comic book masters presented in the most naked form of art...


Aug 27, 2017

Monday is Jack Kirby's 100th Birthday. Comics have been celebrating The King's centennial all year long. It's the perfect time to chat with IDW editor Scott Dunbier who's behind the excellent series of Artist Edition collections of great works from comic book masters presented in the most naked form of art...


Aug 22, 2017

Ed is back on word balloon, though I confess I forgot he was on before to talk about his doomsday preppers series Sheltered.

I've been a fan since his days writing short crime comics in Murder Book, but thrilled that he's with Marvel and doing such great work with Old Man Logan Bullseye and Iron Fist.

We talk about all...


Aug 17, 2017

Great Conversation with legendary writer Pat Mills, who's done just about everything in British comics, from creating the 2000AD Megazine to co-developing Judge Dredd with John Wagner., and co creating Marshal Law, The ABC Warriors, Charley's War, and dozens of other series in virtually every genre. 

Pat discusses his 2...


Aug 8, 2017

Author Patty Farmer is back with a new book chronicling the history of Playboy. Her new book Playboy Laughs collects interviews and stories of the Playboy Clubs role in the evolution of stand up comedy . The cultural shift from "Take My Wife...Please" jokes to the "sick" styles of Lenny Bruce Shelly Berman & Bob