Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Word Balloon Comic Books Podcast

May 27, 2016

Wow! In one issue, Writer Nick Spencer has changed the status quo of Steve Rogers in a new exciting way that has polarized the comic book readership. Captain America is evil, and all of a sudden the Most Trusted Man In the Marvel Universe is now its most dangerous enemy.

Nick joins us to explain the new direction for...


May 19, 2016

Wrapping up our look back at the 20 year old classic, we speak to the guy who had the idea first Alex Ross. he tells us about the influence of Alan Moore on this story, how he came to be paired with Mark Waid, and the debates of their ideas on how to present the story, and what it means to be a hero. 

 

We also talk...


May 18, 2016

To commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the acclaimed DC Elseworld story, Word Balloon presents 2 conversations with the creators themselves.

First up writer Mark Waid, who looks back on how he was chosen to join Alex Ross and flesh out the initial ideas. 

We also pay tribute to the passing of Darwyn Cooke and I...


May 16, 2016

First up Documentarian Maria Paz Cabardo talks about her seminal documentary BETTER THINGS THE LIFE AND CHOICES OF JEFFERY CATHERINE JONES.  The film is available on DVD and streaming 

Jeff Jones was one of the founding members of THE STUDIO, an influential 1970's art studio collective featuring Jones, Michael Kaluta...


May 12, 2016

Celebrating Word Balloon's 11th and The Amazon's 75th anniversaries it's a pleasure to welcome the incredible Susan Eisenberg, who's portrayed Wonder Woman since the 2001 debut of cartoon networks Justice League. She's since played Diana in the follow-up Justice League Unlimited series, animated films like...