Deconstructing Comics #589: Dorman, Mackie, and McCrea at Toronto Comicon

This week, three interviews that Koom got at Toronto Comicon, in a special two-hour episode!

Dave Dorman is best known for his Star Wars art, as well as other fantasy work, and even some Batman. Here he talks about being one of the first students at the Kubert School, and the lasting friendships he made there with other now-famous names, and about his approach to painting, including doing likenesses.

Howard Mackie entered Marvel in 1984 as an editor, and eventually became the writer on such characters as Ghost Rider, Iron Man, and Spider-Man. He talks about that transition, working with the guys who would later form Image Comics, and what he’s done since leaving Marvel.

John McCrea is best known for his work with Garth Ennis on such works as Troubled Souls, Hitman, and Section 8. What’s it like working with Garth? Why should you avoid doing work that goes against your publisher’s expectations? Why did he set out to do a different kind of comics than the type he’s seemingly best suited for?

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This week on L2J:
-Back From Brooklyn
-Keynote at Kubert School
-Indiegogo Big in Canada, not so much in USA
-Pee Sensation
-Hex Appeal
-Captain Brooklyn Kickstart?
-Weapon of God Success
-Albinos
-Dos and Don’ts for Pizza
-Eating Balls
-Meat Salute


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Where Monsters Dwell 208 with Adam Kubert

This week on the most eventful live comics radio program, we are joined by illustrator extraordinaire, Adam Kubert. Adam is, of course best known for his vast body of work at Marvel and DC, having worked on such characters as Wolverine, Incredible Hulk, Ultimate X-Men and Ghost Rider. His next project is finishing the last handful of issues of Marvel’s current event title; Avengers Vs. X-Men. He joins us this week to chat about his work, past present and future and also about learning the business from his father and passing that knowledge along to future generations at the Kubert School.

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Plus!: This week on ‘Shit Comics Reviewers Say’; We picked up He-Man and the Masters of the Universe #1 and AvX #7 from Strange Adventures and tonight they get the review treatment.