It’s another great double-header weekend, this time in Episode 333! First up is the return of Tyler Chin-Tanner from A Wave Blue World, who has a Kickstarter going on for the anthology book All We Ever Wanted: Stories of a Better World! We discuss this project, including his role in it and who else is making this positive book happen! The project concludes on Wednesday, July 4, at 12:04 p.m., so be sure to get your support in now!
Then everything wraps up with Jay Gillespie, who does just about everything except print his Indie series Severed Souls: The Order of the Revenant. This book explores the supernatural and its possible impact on people and the world since ancient times. We discuss the upcoming release of the sixth issue and what else we might expect from him in the near future! You can buy and download his first five issues on Comixology at this link, order paper copies at this link, or join his Patreon here!
Are you ready for another double-header this week? In Episode 330, everything kicks off with Sean Wang, maker of Runners, a high-power, fun adventure series that tells a great sci-fi/fantasy story! We talk about the book and the news Sean has to share with us about the series, so be sure to get to his website store for more details. Also, he has a Kickstarter underway, so keep an eye out for that as well!
Then the episode concludes with my interview with creator Mark Darden, who discusses his Guano Guy comics. We discuss how he developed this fun book and what the future may hold for it. For more information, go to this link! He also was at this weekend’s Megacon Convention in Orlando!
You need some Star Power in your comics reading! During Episode 328, I talk with comics creators Michael Terracciano and Garth Graham about their excellent sci-fi/adventure series Star Power! I get Garth at the recent Awesome Con in Washington, DC, and when I read the first three graphic novels, I was happily hooked! We talk about where the series originated, who the characters are, and what’s coming soon for fans of this wonderful comic franchise! For more on the book, you can check out their website at this link! You can contribute to the future of Star Power and get cool extras by signing up for their Patreon at this location! It’s fun and adventure just the way I like it, so be sure to listen to this fun interview!
Chris Stevens, a comics writer and editor who has co-edited two volumes of the anthology series Once Upon a Time Machine (the second volume is newly released) talks with Koom about Frank Miller’s work, Chris’ time with Philadelphia indy publisher Locust Moon, income inequality among comics creators, and of course, some of the stories he’s edited for the anthologies.
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!
It’s a convention weekend and Drew is recording alone about a doctor with an impossible task… BUT NOT FOR LONG! Robin Furth, co-author of the Dark Tower comics and author of Concordance stops in to talk about her experience with the property. Listen in to discover:
The Dark Tower
The Dark Tower: Concordance
Skin & Earth
S**t & P**s
We cover Turncoat from Boom Studios in this episode. This comic is a great look at the effects of colonialism on the common man set in a sci-fi dystopian world. Creators Alex Paknadel and Artyom Trakhanov do a great job with this 4-issue series telling a compelling tale and giving us lots to talk about.
World building (3:25)
Hybrid kids (27:48)
Everyone is flawed (56:10)
Overall Metaphor/Theme of the story (1:05:25)