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Word Balloon Comic Books Podcast

May 30, 2014

To celebrate the podcast's 9th Anniversary we go back to a June 2008 conversation on the phone with Ed and Matt. They were just starting their new colaboartion on X-Men with issue 500 and wrapping up their Iron Fist work. 

Great chats about all their then current books, plus hilarious pop culture talk, including...


May 21, 2014

On Todays Word Balloon, we catch up with Matt Fraction for another Fireside Chat.Matt & Chip Zdarsky are enjoying massive popularity with their Image Book Sex Criminals, which is at the top of the NYT Best Seller List , not to mention Time Magazine's Comic Book Of The year, and even more mainstream press critical...


May 12, 2014

On This episode of Word Balloon, Hasan Minajh talks about his project Stand Up Planet, a documentary series that debuts Wed May 14th at 7pm on the cable channels LINK TV, PIVOT, The So Cal Public TV tation KCET and streaming live at standupplanet.org. This 2 part docu takes an amazing look at stand up comedy in...


Patreon Exclusive Robert Atkins On Business Tips For Comic Artists

May 12, 2014

As promised, we begin the feature "Private Talk In Public Places" 

In this exclusive interview for Word Balloon's Patreon subscribers, artist Robert Atkins (GI JOE, IDW DARK HORSE MARVEL) shares his tips on ways he engages his audience to build his audience. 

To hear this interview, subscribe to the podcast for...


May 6, 2014

On this episode of Word Balloon, we start with Phil Jimenez who's getting ready for his May 10th live art seminar for Comics Experience . We talk about the Master class on action and acting on the comic page . We also talk about Wonder Woman, Infinite Crisis and his take on the Marvel & DCU today .

The we wrap up...