Hiatus

Not a happy weekend to say the least. OK, i don’t normally do this, i don’t normally post anything about my personal life, in fact, i don’t think I’ve done it before but unfortunately this time i have to. My Grandfather died last night and it has not been easy. We were expecting it but as you know, even when you do it’s hard on you and you find yourself not really in sync with the rest of the world. It’s worse actually because my Grandmother will be alone now and living away from the rest of us, since she’s in Italy and we’re in Portugal, we now have one more problem to solve. I’m an only child and my parents both have deep economic and work related roots here in Portugal. It wouldn’t be fair to ask one of them to go there to stay with her and since she doesn’t want to leave we’re left with only two options, either i go there or we get someone to be with her, like a house sitter. I’m not so sure how i feel about that. We’re flying to Milan tomorrow so i wanted this posted early so you know why the season will be cut short. I’m not really myself right now and until i find out if i have to pack all my life to go live in another country i don’t think I’ll be putting out any more episodes. Could be at least a month. I love doing the ICN, i have met great people through it and made friends. I hope i get to continue soon. So, this is it, hiatus until further notice. The webmaster will keep posting news on the Network site but from me, this is it, for now. I hope you all are having a great year and that you keep it that way.

ICN – Episode 57 – Sentinels Anthology Part One

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Here we go, Part One of our Sentinels Anthology Spotlight. We’re joined by Rich Bernatovech and Jamie Fay to discuss the upcoming release of the next Sentinels book and whatever else came to mind. A relaxed talk about Comics that will continue on Part 2 when our Spotlight returns. We’re craving Sentinels, we’re shameless about it… join us. Keep an ear out for Part Two, coming soon.

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ICN – Episode 56 – Red 5 Comics

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We come back from hiatus and with 5 Episodes left till the end of Season 2 we kick it into high gear with Scott Chitwood. Scott comes on the ICN to talk about Red 5 Comics. With all the buzz around the company and the books being put out we try to discover a little bit more about how Red 5 got started and what we can expect from it in the near future. Get on board with Atomic Robo, Abyss, Afterburn, Midknight and Neozoic!

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ICN – Episode 55 – Jim Massey

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Back to Tek with Jim Massey. We start off our talk from the very beginning and that means Death takes a Holiday! We do a little Maintenance and have enough time to talk about Jim’s work on Stephen Colbert’s Tek Jansen Adventures from Oni Press, it’s been a while since the ICN last talked about Tek, now here we are again, for your listening pleasure a fun talk with Maintenance-man Jim.

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ICN – Episode 54 – Division 18

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“Somewhere between Sesame Street and The Sopranos lies Division 18: The Union of Novelty Costumed Performers. It’s the heartwarming story of a bunch of thugs fronting as costumed entertainers… or are they costumed entertainers fronting as thugs?” – We find out on this episode of the ICN. Matt Bergin and Jeremy Donelson come on the show and talk about their quirky comic, “the only fun comic out right now”… or so we claim in 40 minutes of comic talk.

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ICN – Episode 53 – Mwumba

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We get pumped with Saturday Morning Cartoon style Comic, Mwumba. Find out all about Cassandra and her “world” and what happens when someone steals her thunder. We’re on a vegetable free diet for this episode, we can’t help it, it’s Mwumban law! We talk with Bruce Brown about his creation, his work in general and the All Ages Comic landscape, all here on the ICN.

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ICN – Episode 51 – Steve Englehart

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So we start our road to Episode 100 with Steve Englehart. With no introduction needed for such a big influence in comics we kick it into high gear. Comics, Novels, Spain and Portugal, a little bit of everything in a fun interview on the ICN.

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ICN – Episode 50

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This is it! Finally our Episode 50 Celebration, Mike Myers, Heath Holland, Miguel Rodrigues, Rich Bernatovech and an absentee Hal celebrate 50 Episodes of the ICN. The best of 07 and what we’re looking forward in 08, all here. The ICN wishes everyone a wonderful holiday season and a great 2008.

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ICN – Episode 48 – Shannon Eric Denton

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The Co-founder of Komikwerks, Shannon Eric Denton, comes to the ICN and shows us how busy he really is. Graveslinger, Grunts, The Revenant, Komikwerks, Zapt!, Actionopolis… we cover everything and let you know if he has time for anything else. Episode 50 is just around the corner, be sure to tune in next week as we celebrate it with ICN Co-founder Mike Myers, fellow Geek Bruncher Heath Holland and Rich Bernatovech.

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ICN – Episode 47 – Hybrid Bastards!

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Hybrid Bastards! Hybrid Bastards! Hybrid Bastards! Hybrid Bastards! Hybrid Bastards! Hybrid Bastards! It’s fun to say, and fun is what it’s all about as we explore the new take on Greco-Roman mythology. Kate Glasheen and Tom Pinchuk come on the ICN and talk about their book, coming out now from Archaia Studios Press. Hybrid Bastards all over the ICN and we’re feeling warm all over, are you?

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ICN – Episode 46 – Primordia

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Fantasy returns to the ICN (did it ever leave?) with Primordia. Coming from Archaia Studios Press, the title tells us the story of twin brothers Driniel and Alleyr. John R. Fultz comes on to talk about his work and tell us a little more about Primordia and the Fantasy genre in Comics. Also, don’t miss out on the year end promo for Geeks Unite!

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ICN – Episode 45 – Armor Wars

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So Fred‘s back. This time we talk Ghosting from Platinum Studios, we give our final thoughts on The Weapon, also from Platinum. We talk about his projects with Ryan Dunlavey: Action Philosophers!, Awesome: The Indie Spinner Rack Anthology and Comic Book Comics, we then move on to his Marvel work with Marvel Adventures Spider-Man, Marvel Adventures Iron Man and his return on a Power Pack mini in March! … but wait we still have The Incredible Herc, oh boy Fred! All that in a packed episode just for you, so come on, make with the click!

You can now read The Weapon at DrunkDuck.com

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ICN – Episode 44 – Todd DeZago

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In a no-intro fashion we jump right in and get to know Tellos creator, Todd DeZago. From his collaboration with Mike Wieringo to his collaboration with Craig Rousseau (The Perhapanauts), we get the latest from Todd including his part on the upcoming Spider-Man Family 7. From newsprint to gargantuan collections, from singles to the web, tune in as we try to figure out what the younger audience is into.

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