The round table gets raw and uncut this week as Sal Abbinanti drops by to tell stories like only he can. Sal has worked with some of the best cover artists in the industry while publishing Atomika - God is Red at Mercury Comics www.mercurycomics.com. Listen in to hear about working with some of the most talented and eccentric creators in comics as well as some truly s#*t your pants funny stories. Listener e-mails get the panel talking about Fell, Blacksad, Nova, Guardians of the Galaxy and some of the most bizarre comic themed tattoos we’ve ever seen.
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Scott McCloud is both an accomplished comics creator and critic. His books of comics criticism, "Understanding Comics," "Reinventing Comics" and "Making Comics" are classics of the form, and are standard-issue in hip literature classes around the country. His newest book is a compilation of his 1980s superhero series Zot!. He talks with us about how to read comics and how he incorporated the influences of the comics of other cultures into his own work in the ’80s.
DC Comics is resetting all 52 of its continuing series Wednesday in an effort to revive declining sales and renew interest. It’s back to issue No. 1. Melissa Block talks to Jim Lee â co-publisher of DC Entertainment/DC Comics and artist on the new Justice League comic â about the comic books reboot.
We celebrate the return of Josh, and mourn the loss of Juan Epstein. Plus, a Deadpool fan film, Infestation 2, Scam #1, and how they got Mr. Ed’s lips to move. Or how we suspect they did.