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Word Balloon Comic Books Podcast

Mar 28, 2007

an audio tour of the indie master artist's latest book, Old Jewish Comedians, from Fantagraphics. We talk about the careers of Jerry Lewis  Bud Abbott, and Milton Berle and the lesser lights like Benny Rubin, Herbie Faye, and Mousie Garnder.

Drew also shares some his influences that led to his unique style of art and...


Mar 23, 2007

Steve Niles made his mark in comics when he formed his own publishing company called Arcane Comix, where he published, edited and adapted several comics and anthologies for Eclipse Comics.

His adaptations have included works by Clive Barker, Richard Matheson and Harlan Ellison. Niles is best known for his horror noir...


Mar 19, 2007

Wordballoon, in association with newsarama.com presents part 2, as we wrap things up with the writer of many Marvel Comics and  The Co-Executive Producer of NBC's Heroes.

We discuss the Buffy Season 8 comic book from dark Horse and jeph's eventual association with the series. We also get into a detailed debate about the...


Mar 15, 2007

In our first WB conversation, Jeph and I spoke on his car phone, while he made his daily commute from his home to the studios of LOST .

The travelouge nature of our talks continue in this chat which starts in the cabride from Wonder-Con, To The SF airport, and finally wraps up at stately Loeb Manor, and his new office...


Mar 12, 2007

We wrap up our talk with Brian Bendis. see How mnay hidden double meanings there are in some of his answers, givien the recent events in the Marvel Universe and their impact on the two Avengers teams....