Host Anthony Desiato welcomes comic book artist V Ken Marion (HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS, TRINITY) for a fun and wide-ranging conversation. Anthony and Ken nerd out over comics and SMALLVILLE, mount a defense of Zack Snyder’s DC films (spoiler warning for JUSTICE LEAGUE), and discuss how Ken navigates the comic book industry. (Encore presentation. Originally aired as an episode of Flat Squirrel Tales on 11/29/17.)
Host Anthony Desiato launches a brand-new subseries of My Comic Shop History: My Comic Shop Book Club! In the debut installment, Anthony and DC Comics artist V Ken Marion (HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS, TRINITY) discuss the first issue of the DC event series DOOMSDAY CLOCK by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank.
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V Ken Marion
Last time we talked to Ken, he was about to start working on this issue. Now that the comic book is in your hands, he’s ready to dish about his creative process!
From character designs to page layouts, Ken discusses the artistic decisions that went into his pencils for All New Soulfire #1.
Plus: Giant metal spiders, considering favorite characters when composing a page, depictions of different body types, cybernetic limbs, and more.