Wayne’s Comics Podcast #324: Johnathan Lewis, Jason Yungbluth

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Episode 324 is a double-feature extravaganza! First up is the return of Johnathan Lewis from Penumbra, a comic from Shades of Vengeance! He’s got a brand new comic coming out called Violete: Unstoppable about a female powerhouse! This time, he’s editing the book, which focuses on a strong female character, so we examine this hero and the rest of the interesting cast of characters around her! To support the Kickstarter for Violete, go to this link until Sunday, April 15, until 7 p.m. ET. To learn more about Penumbra, go to this link! Be sure to support this terrific Indie comics creator!

Then, I always enjoy a unique take on classic characters, and Weapon Brown is a new favorite of mine! To conclude this episode, I talk with Creator Jason Yungbluth about his series and his recentl successfully concluded Kickstarter project. Jason is the writer and artist, among other things, and we talk about his inspiration for Weapon Brown as well as what is coming from this franchise in the future! To learn more about Jason and his series, go to this link! Don’t miss what this funny and creative comics talent has to say and has coming our way!

Next week, Episode 325 with two special interviews!

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #323: Geoff Weber

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Here’s a Kickstarter well worth supporting! This week, in Episode 323, I talk with Creator Geoff Weber about The Scientists, a story he’s been working on bringing to life for some time now! Right now, Part One titled “The Prodigies” is in the middle of the aforementioned campaign, which you can participate in when you go to this link! The campaign ended on Tuesday, April 10, at 11:59 p.m. ET! During our interview, we discuss how this series came to be, who the main characters are, and what we can look forward to from Geoff as he breathes life into The Scientists!  You won’t want to miss what this busy Indie comics talent has to say and has coming our way soon!

 

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #322: Andrew Kafoury

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At the recent Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle, I discovered a terrific series of comics/graphic novels called No’Madd and got to meet Andrew Kafoury, one of the main driving forces behind these excellent stories. Here in Episode 322, I interview Drew about these books, including how the series came to be, who several of the various characters are, and where No’Madd might be going in the near future. Don’t miss what this high-octane comics talent has to say this week and what he and his superb team of creators has coming for us soon!

 

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #321: Dave Cook

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Are you a fan of cyberpunk and dystopian futures? Well, Killtopia is the comic for you! Here in Episode 321, I talk with creator/writer Dave Cook about this high-octane and compelling version of the future, complete with vibrant characters and a gripping storyline. The book is being supported by a successful Kickstarter campaign, which we discuss, as well as what the future holds for Killtopia! Don’t miss what this excellent up-and-coming comics talent has to say and has coming for us soon!

 

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #314: Justin Jordan and Donal DeLay

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Are you ready for Valentine’s Day? Well, besides being a day of gift-giving and expressions of affection, it’ll be the release of an excellent new Image comic, Death of Love. During Episode 314, I interview creators Justin Jordan and Donal DeLay about the book, including who the characters are, where the concept came from, and what kinds of things we can expect to read in this miniseries. Don’t miss this fun conversation about a comic that’s not to be missed!

 

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #313: Michael Heitkemper

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This week in Episode 313, it’s the return of writer Michael Heitkemper, one of the creative forces behind Freedom Fighter from Insane Comics! We go behind the scenes to talk about issue #5 from Michael and artist A.J. Fulcher! We also delve into his other new release, Acts of Contrition, something very different from his other comic! Both books have now been released, so be sure to purchase these excellent offerings! To purchase both at the Insane Comics website store, go to this link, and to get them on Comixology, go here! These both are just more great examples of what you can find at Insane Comics!

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #312: Richard Rivera

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It’s great when a wonderful comic becomes a success! This week, Richard Rivera, the creator of Stabbity Bunny, is back to update us on the Stabbity-verse, including the just-released first issue from Scout Comics, which has sold out nationwide! FULL DISCLOSURE: I serve as editor for this comic, but Richard developed the concept, and that’s what drew me in!

Along with Dwayne Biddix, illustrator, and Liezl Buenaventura, color artist, Richard has put together an original concept that has attracted new fans far and wide, and hopes to continue to expand its appeal to readers in the months ahead! He also has other new stories to tell that we chat about, so be sure to check out the comic’s website at Stabbitybunny.com! Don’t miss it!

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #311: Jeff Kaufman

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Welcome to 2018! In Episode 311, high-power comics creator Jeff Kaufman returns, and he’s got new stories to tell! In the next few weeks, his moving book 9-11 will hit the stands, something we focus on quite a bit. Then we discuss Killing Mars as well as Scary Fails before we look forward to the other great stories he’s bringing our way soon! For more information, go to his website at this link! Jeff loves to talk comics, so I’m sure you’ll enjoy what he has to say as we kick off a brand new year!

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #310: Walter Ostlie

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Happy New Year! It’s time for another special week at the Wayne’s Comics Podcast! Get ready to support another terrific book from Scout Comics—Shiver Bureau by Walter Ostlie! The first issue of this series is available to order through your local comics shop, so be sure to listen to this episode to learn how! During our interview, we discuss how he creates this great comic (as well as his other books and webcomics), where the ideas behind Shiver Bureau came from, and what we can expect from Walter in the future! Check out his website at this link, his Shiver Bureau page here, and his Facebook page here, among other social media sites! Don’t miss next week’s episode as we kick off 2018 with another terrific conversation with another great comics professional!

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #309: Seth Peck and Jeremy Haun

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Happy Holidays! It’s time for another special week at the Wayne’s Comics Podcast, with a great interview and my yearly holiday tradition!

First up are Seth Peck and Jeremy Haun, creators of a high-power book from Image Comics called The Realm. We talk about how this creative team makes this successful series happen, who the various characters are, what this title is about, and what we can expect from them in the future. Check out the comic’s website at this link and Jeremy’s Facebook page here! I highly recommend looking at his art while listening to this interview!

Then everything wraps up when I share my annual holiday tradition, playing the audio from ‘Twas the Dark Knight Before Christmas! You can see the video at this link!

Wayne’s Comics #308: Royden Lepp

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Don’t miss this week’s episode, #308, as I talk with Royden Lepp, the creator of Archaia’s Rust as he’s preparing to release the final volume in February! Rust is a series of graphic novels packed with emotion and adventure, and I get to talk with him about a preview copy I received! (By the way, I loved it!) Be sure to let your local comics shop know you want a copy asap so they can order it for you! And I highly recommend you read the first three books to get ready! They’re some of the best reading out on the stands today, and the best holiday present you can give yourself in 2017! And if you’d like to hear more of what Royden and I have talked about previously, check out these episodes of this podcast: #89, #127, and #212!

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #307: Richard Dent

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I met creator Richard Dent at this year’s San Diego Comic Con, where I picked up the first issue of his terrific Dynamite Entertainment comic Myopia! During Episode 307, he takes us exploring this steampunk/futuristic world, full of new characters and engaging storytelling! We discuss what “myopia” actually is and how he chose that name, as well as who the main characters are and what we can expect from Myopia and Richard in the near future!  We also discuss the benefits of conventions, among other things! Be sure to order your copy of both issues at your local comics shop before the December 18, 2017, deadline! Don’t miss this excellent interview with an up-and-coming comics creator! To keep up with Richard, be sure to go to his website at this link!

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #306: Johnathan Lewis

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This week is a special one for me as I interview Johnathan Lewis from Penumbra, a comic from Shades of Vengeance! He’s the first fan of the podcast (that I know of) who I’ve interviewed, so I consider it a significant milestone! We discuss his just-concluded and successful Kickstarter as well as exploring Penumbra in depth, including the heroine herself and her supporting cast, how the comic came to be, and what we might expect from the Mistress of Shadows in the future! To access Penumbra, go to this link! Don’t miss this fun interview with a successful comics creator!

 

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #305: Bob Salley

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Thanksgiving weekend happened here in the U.S. recently, and one of the things I’m thankful for is the chance to catch up with Indie comics creator Bob Salley! During Episode 305, he updates us on many of his projects, including the second miniseries in that successful sci-fi title Salvagers, Jasper’s Starlight Tavern, Shelter Division coming out from Source Point Press, and other great comics and projects he’s working on. We also discuss the benefits of conventions, among other things! Don’t miss this terrific interview with a high-power Indie comics creator!

 

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #303: Alexander Banchitta

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There are some comics creators who are just a joy to talk with, and this week in Episode 303, you’ll hear my fun interview with creator/writer Alexander Banchitta from Fright Comics as he talks about his comics series’ Captives and Champions of Earths. You should always expect the unexpected from Alex since he’s a master at throwing curve balls when it comes to his fast-paced scripts and believable characters! He updates us on both of these comics as well as other projects coming our way in the near future!  To buy these books, go to his shop on the Fright Comics website! You’ll be glad you did!