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Word Balloon Comic Books Podcast

Nov 30, 2009

IFC film critic, Podcast Host,  and Comics fan Matt Singer joins me to discuss the current era of comic book films. We discuss the questions of which directors, if any, have made their mark on comic book films. What are some of the guilty pleasure comic film failures, and early films that still hold up.

I welcome...


Nov 23, 2009

On this edition of the Word Balloon Podcast, writer/artist Matt Wagner joins us for an interesting discussion that begins with a question. Will the 20th century superheroes be as easy to retcon and update in the decades to come? How well do modern versions of heroes like The Lone Ranger or Zorro work, without...


Nov 17, 2009

The conversation with Marvel Group Editor Tom Brevoort starts with a look at the new mini series STRANGE written by Mark Waid, which puts the good Doctor on a new hero's journey.

Then we take advantage of Tom's perspective to look at today's Marvel. How has comic storytelling changed in the last 10 years? We look...


Nov 13, 2009

A great discussion with the newsarama columnist