It’s another double-header this week in Episode 326! First up is Stephanie Phillips, writer for Kicking Ice, a terrific story about two young girls and hockey, and Yawaan, a supernatural thriller dealing with possession. She discusses both books in depth, including how they came to be as well as who the characters are. For more about Stephanie and her comics, be sure to go to her website here.
Then everything wraps up with my interview with Rafer Roberts, who talks about his upcoming Dark Horse miniseries Modern Fantasy, and his webcomic Nightmare the Rat. Rafer tells us about each story, where they came from and what we can expect from him and these stories in the future! For more about Rafer and his storytelling, check out his website here.
Landmark Episode 325 goes where this podcast has never gone before – Two interviews about the same great upcoming comic, Flavor from Image Comics! First up is the return of Joe Keatinge, writer and co-creator, and culinary consultant Ali Bouzari. They discuss this fun comic, sharing behind-the-scenes info about the importance of cooking and food to talking about the various characters and their roles in this new ongoing series.
Then we turn to the art team as I talk with artist and co-creator Wook Jin Clark and colorist Tamra Bonvillain. We delve into the look of the series, including choices of color and appearance of characters and backgrounds. You won’t want to miss this series as it adds “flavor” to your comics reading diet! Don’t miss it!
It’s Episode 247, and that signals the return of Howard Shapiro, who has written a series of graphic novels on the subject of friendship, and they even include hockey! Hockey Karma, the third book, will be out in early November, but you can order the first two in the series now and pre-order the upcoming volume! We discuss the characters, what hockey has to do with all this, friendship, celebrity, and what Howard has in mind for the future! To order this new book, you can go to this link or head to Amazon and pre-order it here. These books come highly recommended by yours truly, so don’t miss this entertaining conversation and the series that started it all!