It’s another great crowdfunding episode this week, #402! First up is Travis Horseman, who’s collecting his terrific series of graphic novels called Amiculus: A Secret History into a special edition, complete with a new story. We discuss how he brought this powerful story about the collapse of Western Rome to life, just who the main characters are in this historical tale, and what he has in mind for the future of the character as well as his work! Be sure to support his current Kickstarter project, going on now at this link, and he needs your help to bring this volume to life! For more information about this series, go to his website here. Please note that this project has been cancelled since this interview was recorded! Look for more coming from Travis in the near future!
Then everything wraps up with the return of Gilbert Deltrez,
creator of several Indie comics I’ve really enjoyed, including Under the Flesh and Lair. He’s got a new series on Indiegogo called Galactic Rodents of Mayhem, which is described as “an
off the rails, edge-of-your-seat, deep space sci-fi adventure, featuring your
soon-to-be FUR-AVORITE capybara bounty hunters!” We talk about how he’s
brought this tale to be as well as what we might expect from him in the months
ahead. To support this project, go
to Indiegogo at this link today!
It’s time for another great Kickstarter double-header in Episode 401! First up is the return of Russell Nohelty, who has a Kickstarter underway right now for a new issue of Ichabod Jones, a series focusing on a serial killer and his path to a very different status. We discuss this fascinating character and how popular he is with fans, then look into the new issue coming your way soon! It concluded on Thursday, October 3, at 9:08 p.m.!
Then everything wraps up with my interview with creator Joel Rodriguez from Dusk County
Chronicles, a great Indie comic featuring short horror stories that go
where fans like me would never expect them to go! We talk about how this series
came to be as well as what we can expect from the creative team in this second issue
and beyond! Look for his Kickstarter to debut tomorrow, Monday, September 30,
so be sure to support it as soon as you can!
It’s a special episode, so it’s time for a great conversation! In Episode 400, I talk with David Pepose, the writer of Going to the Chapel and Spencer and Locke, two wonderful comics you can order through your local comics shop! During this discussion, we talk about the fourth chapter of Spencer & Locke 2, which blew me away, then move on to his latest hit series, Going to the Chapel, which is described this way: “Get ready to say yes to distress in GOING TO THE CHAPEL, an insanely action-packed romantic comedy from Ringo Award-nominated writer David Pepose (Spencer & Locke) and rising star artist Gavin Guidry (The Death Defying) at Action Lab: Danger Zone. Emily Anderson’s big day was the wedding from hell — and that was before the bank robbers showed up. What do a conflicted bride, her dysfunctional family, a gang of Elvis-themed crooks, and one relentless sheriff have in common? They’re all about to discover love is the ultimate hostage situation. Don’t miss the ultimate date-night comic — fans of Sex Criminals, Jessica Jones, and 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank will say ‘I do’ to GOING TO THE CHAPEL, available in comic shops and on digital devices September 2019!” We discuss how the book came to be, how fans are enjoying this take on the rom-com genre, and what else this up-and-coming comics creator has in store for us in the coming months! Check out Stacey Baugher’s review of the first issue of Going to the Chapel at this link! Don’t miss it!
Episode 399, it’s the return of Gene Ha, an accomplished artist/writer/storyteller
who continues doing an excellent job with both the writing and art on Mae
from Lion Forge Comics. We talk about Volume #2, the collected edition of the second
six issues which will be released in local comics shops on Wednesday, September
25! He discusses having two other writers—Mark Waid and Molly Jane
Kremer—contributing tales to this series! To keep up with Gene, be sure to check out his website here! For more on Lion
Forge, go to their website here! I
highly recommend this superb title!
Episode 398 is a very special one as I interview high-power comics creators! Things kick off with the great team of creators on Cat & Mouse #2, a comics miniseries with a second Kickstarter launching this week, on Tuesday, September 10, one you should definitely support! I talk with writer Roland Mann, inker Barb Kaalberg, and artist Alex Gallimore, here’s the location on Kickstarter.com: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/rolandmann/cat-and-mouse-2-the-second-of-a-four-issue-mini-series . Be sure to get this fun adventure comic!
Then everything wraps up with my interview with writer Brenton Lengel from Snow White Zombie
Apocalypse, an upcoming Scout Comic you can order now at your local comics
shop. We discuss how this fascinating one-shot came to be, how you can support
the book and help Brenton and his team provide more of this excellent comic,
and what else Brenton is up to! It’s described as “a story of deep woods and
old magic mixed with a heavy dollop of blood, sex, kung fu and gender politics.
Y’know, fairy tales as usual.” Tell your store to order it today so you can be
sure to pick it up when it arrives in local comics shops on Wednesday, October
30, just in time for Halloween! For more, go
to this link.
Episode 397 features the return of another great guest! Ed Jowett from Shades of Vengeance has TheBug War Volume One as a great Kickstarter project worthy of your support! It’s described this way: An unknown alien race kills the First Contact party, catapulting the space-faring Consortium civilisation to war. Can they win? Be sure to support this terrific project by going here on Kickstarter.com! This Kickstarter has already made its goal, so now is the perfect time to jump on board and make sure more great stories are coming soon, including this book!
The driving force behind successful Indie anthologies is back
in Episode 396! Caleb Palmquist from A Small Favor is here to talk about
his latest book, Modern Mythology: The Hero’s Journey, which you can support
at this Kickstarter link! He’s provided me with a preliminary copy, so we
discuss several of the interesting and often surprising stories you’ll find in
the anthology, and they’re from several of the best creators in the industry!
Then, to wrap everything up, we talk about another recent Kickstarter of his,
and I’m sure you’ll enjoy what he has to say! Don’t miss this fun conversation
and be sure to support his latest endeavor!
Even though I didn’t make it to San Diego Comic Con this year, I got to interview Allen Ling from Genesis II, a great series I came across at a previous SDCC! This week in Episode 395, I talk with Allen about this forward-thinking comic that is years ahead of its time, with a gripping sci-fi story that pulled me in and wouldn’t let me go! This book has great characters, a compelling story, and a tremendous presence whenever their team visits a convention! It was great to chat with Allen about this and the other projects he’s working on, so don’t miss this excellent conversation! To find out more about Genesis II, go to genesisiicomics.com after listening to this podcast! You can also check out their YouTube channel by going here.
If you thought there was nothing new in superheroes, you haven’t read Kinetic! In Episode 394, I talk with Bill Coulombe, the main creative force behind this great Indie comic, who discusses how Kinetic came to be, how he assembled his team of creators for the comic, and what we might see from them in the near future! To find out more about Kinetic and how to purchase your copies of the first eight issues, go to ycomics.net after listening to this podcast!
Have you already picked up Red Winter #1, which just came out from Scout Comics this week? If not, hurry over to your local comics shop to get your copy! In Episode 393, I talk with writer Michael Gordon about this new miniseries, who the characters are, and just how compelling this comic is! We discuss his other series Transdimensional, which has a Kickstarter going on right now that you can support! Both books are terrific comics stories, so be sure to listen to this episode, then support Michael’s great projects from this up-and-coming comics star!
Bob Salley is back, and he’s talking making comics, working with other creators, Indie books, Kickstarter, and many other facets of the industry! In Episode 392, Bob and I discuss many things about comics, including his projects like Ogre and its follow-up Ogres, Broken Gargoyles, Salvagers, Jasper’s Starlight Tavern, Shelter Division and other things he has coming our way soon, some from Source Point Press and others from Kickstarter! We also talk about the benefits of conventions, among other things! Don’t miss this terrific interview with a high-power comics creator!
It’s time to explore a great Steampunk comic in Episode 391! Matt Knowles, the creator of Heirs of Isildur, and his editor, Steph Cannon, talk about the Indie comics series as well as the music, all of which you can support on their Kickstarter that will conclude on Sunday, August 18, at 9 p.m. ET. We discuss how the book came to be, who the main characters are, and what we might expect from them in the coming months! Don’t miss this fun conversation with two up-and-rising comics creators! You can also learn more about Heirsat their website here!
One of the very best writer/artists in comics today is back for Episode 390! Phillip Sevy, the creator of Paradox as well as the artist on The Freeze and The House, has a new five-part miniseries coming out from Dark Horse in September called Triage. Phillip wears many of the hats in this engaging and thoughtful book, which we talk about, as well as the wonderful creative choices he made when putting Triage together. To keep up with his future projects coming our way, you can follow him here on Facebook, here on Twitter, and here on Instagram! Don’t miss this fun conversation with a high-octane comics creator! Be sure to tell your local comics shop you want Triage added to your pull list!
you’re ready for another double-header and Kickstarter week because Episode 387
focuses on two excellent projects I hope you will support! First up is comics
creator Karl Kesel, who has Impossible
Jones, a high-quality graphic novel you can now support on Kickstarter by
going to impossiblekickstarter.com! This book is about a female
thief who gets super powers and is now considered a superhero, so she goes
along with it! We talk about how he brought this story to life as well as what
we might expect from them in the months ahead, including more Section Zero. This Kickstarter has been
doing well, so now is the perfect time to jump on to get great stretch goals!
Then everything wraps up with my discussion
about Kayless Issue #1 with writer Brent Larson from Silverline, the comics company
that is making this Kickstarter happen! Here’s the series’ quick description: “In 1967, Scott Anders rocketed into space on a secret,
CIA-sponsored mission referred to as the Kayless Project… to investigate an
astronomical anomaly known only in the darkest corridors of the U.S.
Government. Three days later all communication ceased. The project, seen as an
embarrassing and costly failure, was erased from history and forgotten. Until
today, when Scott mysteriously plummets to earth and emerges, unscathed, and
hellbent on one purpose… to return to the anomaly in space.” We talk about how the book
came to be, discuss the comic’s fascinating story, and what the future might
hold for Kayless. It’s an excellent science-fiction
story worthy of your support, so I recommend you go to Kickstarter at this link after you listen to our
It’s time to explore Infinite Dark! In Episode 386, I talk with Ryan Cady from the Top Cow comic, one of the very best science-fiction books out today! We discuss how the comics came to be, delve into its fascinating characters, and talk about what the future holds for Ryan and this series! Issue 8 is coming in July, so don’t miss it!