Fri, 26 April 2013
Writer Daniel Way returns to talk about his and artist Jon Proctor's Kickstarter campaign to finish their 2003 Crime comic Gun Theory.
We talk about the books 10 year journey to completion, and other creator owned ideas brewing in Way's mind, as his 10 year relationship with Marvel Comics is coming to a close.
We also discuss his run on Marvel's Thunderbolts. The Red Hulk Genral Thunderbolt Ross, leading a black opps para military group of Marvels who usually work alone. Elektra The Punisher Venom Deadpool and others.
Fri, 19 April 2013
Word Balloon Podcast Ethan Van Sciver Dan Jolley and Superman at 75 With Loeb Johns Morrison Ross Rucka and Busiek
On today's Word Balloon, Ethan Van Sciver talks about drawing BATMAN THE DARK KNIGHT. He also looks back at his GREEN LANTERN run, and his point of view on today's comic market.
Writer Dan Jolley discusses the return of his character BLOODHOUND once a 2004 DC book, now resurrected for Dark Horse with a new story starting in Dark Horse Presents #23 this month followed by a June trade collecting the original 12 issue run.
Finally we celebrate Superman's 75th anniversary with clips from past WB interviews featuring creators who've had great runs writing and drawing the man of steel. Grant Morrison, Geoff Johns, Alex Ross, Jeph Loeb, Greg Rucka and Kurt Busiek.
Fri, 12 April 2013
Word Balloon Podcast The Bendis Tapes Part 1 and Jeffery Brown Does Star Wars In Vader's Little Princess
On this episode of Word Balloon, it's part 1 of a new Bendis Tapes as writer Brian Michael Bendis joins us for a new look at All New X-Men, Uncanny X-Men, Guardians Of The Galaxy, Age Of Ultron, Ultimate Spider-Man and Powers Bureau.
Then Jeffery Brown talks about his Star Wars humor books Darth Vader And Son, and Vader's Littlee Princess. What would it have been like if Darth Vader raised his 2 children ? Plus Jeffery talks about his film Save The Date which debuted at Sundance last year, and is coming out on DVD Tuesday April 16th. He also has a new book coming out from Top Shelf in June.
Fri, 5 April 2013
Word Balloon Podcast Mike Carey"s Suicide Risk, Unwritten and Lucifer, Frank J Barbiere's 5 Ghosts and Drew Gaska on Space 1999 Planet Of The Apes and Buck Rodgers
3 Great discussions with 3 talented writers...
Mike Carey, back from Fables Con talks about the event along with his new BOOM! STUDIOS book SUICED RISK. We also discuss his Vertigo books THE UNWRITTEN and LUCIFER
Frank J. Barbiere talks about the debut of his new Image Comic FIVE GHOSTS
and we wrap up with Andrew Gaska who's writing fantastic stories in the worlds of SPACE 1999 PLANET OF THE APES and BUCK RODGERS IN THE 25th CENTURY for Archaia . Drew also shares stories of his studies at the School Of Visual Arts learning from comic masters like Denny O'Neil and Joe Orlando.