Wed, 29 January 2014
Word Balloon Podcast The State Of Marvel With Axel Alonso, Dan Slott Pt1 and Christy Blanch Educates with Comics
We get a State Of Marvel Conversation from EIC Axel Alonso
Dan Slott talks about wrapping up Superior Spider-Man, welcoming Peter Parker back, and previews his new Silver Surfer Book With Mike Allred
Writer Christy Blanch From Ball State University and Part Owner Of Alter Ego Comics talk about her new Massive Open Online Course which looks at social issues through studying comic books. Plus her Thrillbent Comic The Damnation Of Charlie Wormwood. Find out more about Christy's new online course here
Thu, 23 January 2014
Jason Aaron is back and talks about his upcoming Marvel event Original Sin, and handing off Wolverine and The X-Men To his pal Jason Latour Plus we talk about Thor and Amazing X-Men.
Scott Allie gives us the lowdown on Dark Horse in 2014. A much more diverse line-up than you might expect.
We wrap up with Dan Goldman , whose Red Light Properties is another unique creator owned project that deserves your attention. The first collected graphic novel comes out in February from IDW
Tue, 14 January 2014
On this episode of Word Balloon, it's a king sized episode, with a new edition of The bendis Tapes. Brian Michael Bendis lays out the blueprints for the new direction for Marvel's Ultimate Universe. From new creators to new team line-ups all starting in April. Bendis also talks X-Men Guradians Of The Galaxy , a new crime project with Michael Avon Oeming , television and film project updates including an animation series from FX and details of his upcoming book on writing WORDS FOR PICTURES . Finally we talk about the oscar contending films out in theaters now, because Brian gets dvd screeners...lucky bastard.
Janelle Asselin joins us to talk about her editorial adventures. From stints with DC and Disney, to her current work at Comics Allience , and The Mary Sue. She's also written a "how to read comics" for bitch.com
We wrap up with a new edition of Scene Missingt as Hilary Barta Gabriel Hardman and Will Pfeifer run through opinons on dozens of old movies. Get your notepads ready for our old film recommendations.
00:00 - 2:14:00 Brian Michael Bendis
2:14:00- 2:52:09 Janelle Asselin
2:52:10 -End Of Show Scene Missing With Hilary Barta Gabriel Hardman and Will Pfeifer
Mon, 6 January 2014