Deconstructing Comics #561: Minneapolis comics scene vignettes

Eliot Rahal interviews Kristin Tipping at New Comic Book Day at Day Block Brewing Co. in Minneapolis on July 19

Minneapolis is increasingly becoming a “comics town”. While it doesn’t have the publisher presence of Portland, it’s filled with comics creators of all stripes, from mainstream guys to indy creators to web cartoonists.

It also may be the only town in the U.S. where New Comic Book Day is a bar event every Wednesday, with comics giveaways, standup comedy, and a creator interview!

In this episode, Tim talks with:

Tim with Katy Rex

  • Katy Rex, writer of Jade Street Protection Services, from Black Mask, editor of another Black Mask title, Kim and Kim, and writer of a forthcoming Dr. Who special from Titan Comics. She also works at local retailer Hot Comics.
John Bivens and Eliot Rahal

John Bivens and Eliot Rahal

  • Eliot Rahal, writer of Bloodshot’s Day Off and other books from Valiant, and a host of the New Comic Book Day event.
  • John Bivens, artist on Image Comics’ Spread and Dark Engine.

Kristin Tipping

Also, you’ll hear Eliot interviewing Kristin Tipping, creator of Evil Witch Allie, a comic we’ve critiqued!

Become a patron and you can see video of some of the standup comedians at New Comic Book Day!

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Wayne’s Comics Podcast #279: Valiant’s Dinesh Shamdasani, Daniel Kibblesmith

Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Valiant Comics, Dinesh Shamdasani, Daniel Kibblesmith, Quantum, Woody, Valiant High, X-O Manowar, Matt Kindt, Robert Venditti, Harbinger, C2E2, Ninjak, comixology

It’s becoming a yearly tradition during Chicago’s C2E2 convention that I get to talk with Valiant’s excellent creators. This year was no exception, and Episode 279 kicks off with my interview with Dinesh Shamdasani, Valiant’s CEO and Chief Creative Officer. We delve into all the fascinating happenings with X-0 Manowar, Harbingers and the upcoming digital presentation Ninjak Versus the Valiant Universe, among other things!

Then everything wraps up with my talk with Daniel Kibblesmith, who’s scripting the upcoming return of Quantum and Woody. He’s also writing the Valiant Digital Firsts miniseries Valiant High now available on Comixology, so we discuss both projects as well as a certain night job he has writing comedy for a well-known late-night TV show you might recognize! Don’t miss these fun conversations!

 

Comics Alternative Interviews: Matt Kindt

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Time Codes:

  • 00:00:24 – Introduction
  • 00:02:35 – Setup of interview
  • 00:04:57 – Interview with Matt Kindt
  • 01:33:07 – Wrap up
  • 01:34:37 – Contact us

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“What if you set a book on fire?”

Andy and Derek welcome Matt Kindt to the podcast to discuss Grass Kings, published through BOOM! Studios, his two current ongoing series from Dark Horse Comics, Dept. H and Ether, and his voluminous work for Valiant Comics. The guys have been wanting to get Matt on the show for years, so this interview is a long time in coming. And the conversation is quite substantive. Among other topics, they discuss the geneses of these recent series; Matt’s strategies for juggling multiple storylines at once; his collaborations with Tyler Jenkins (on Grass Kings), David Rubín (Ether), and Brian Hurtt (Poppy! and the Lost Lagoon); the many titles he has written for Valiant Comics; his love of genre storytelling; the unique way he “signs” certain books at cons; and his creative direction after the groundbreaking Mind MGMT. This has to be one of the most prolific creators the guys have ever had on The Comics Alternative, and they come nowhere near covering all of the topics they wanted to discuss with Matt. But this is all the more reason to have him back on the show in the not-too-distant future.

ComicsVerse Weekly Comics News Episode 2

Welcome back! We’re on Episode #2 of the Weekly Comics News Show — an (obviously) weekly program that brings you the latest in comic book news, releases, and more. Host Patrick Aloia and his guest hosts (this week — Kay Honda) will scour through releases and news stories every week to get you exactly what you need to be up to date in the world of comics.

Miss last week’s episode of the “Weekly Comic News Show?” Check it out here!

This week we’re featuring stories on STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE comic release, the app HOOPLA, and Marvel’s MONSTERS UNLEASHED. The ROGUE ONE comic is set to add more to the ROGUE ONE story, the HOOPLA app is going to have DC REBIRTH comics available for reading, and the highly anticipated Marvel event MONSTERS UNLEASHED is finally coming out.

For DC, we’re also talking about RAVEN #5, which is just as excellent as the rest of Marv Wolfman’s series has been, BATMAN #15 which will continue to explore the relationship between Batman and Cat Woman. For Marvel, we have IRON MAN #3 and the final issue of Genndy Tartakovsky’s CAGE. For Image, Sean Lewis’ THE FEW has us very excited, along with Ed Brubaker’s KILL OR BE KILLED, THEY’RE NOT LIKE US #13, and more. We’ll also talk about Valiant’s HARBINGER RENEGADES #3, and IDW’s REVOLUTIONARIES.

Want more Kay? Check out her interview with Simon Graves at Flame Con last year!

Stay tuned for new episodes of the Weekly Comics News Show, and on all of ComicsVerse’s video content. Check out our Facebook Live and Instagram Live videos while we produce the show to meet the hosts, the crew, and get a peek at what it takes to get a weekly show running.

Comic News Insider Episode 739 – Birthdayworld!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 739 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Batman Vol 3 Annual #1, Ghost Rider Vol 7 #1, No Angel #1, Savage #1, Westworld S1 finale

Jimmy is joined in studio again by co-host, Jon Hoche! It’s Jimmy’s birthday on Friday so expect some nonsense to be discussed about that. News includes: Spider-Man will have web wings in the new movie, Aquaman movie gets an October release date, another ResurreXion comic from Marvel is announced, Billy Dee Williams is Two-Face, George R.R. Martin teases some more darkness in upcoming The Winds of Winter novel, The Death Star is coming to Epcot Center, Mister Mxyzptlk is coming to Supergirl, a heartwarming tale from a comic shop about a new reader and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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The Comics Noob Ep 22 Speeding Beyond the Grotesque + BF1

 

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A couple let downs this week, but some bright spots as well.

Plus, we pine over Battlefield 1 briefly. Thanks for listening.

 

02:13 The Flash 09

11:59 Batman Beyond 01

22:02 Blue Beetle 02

30:16 Lucas Stand 05

39:25 Battlefield 1

44:16 You Should Read

 

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Ep 20 Friendships End, We Survive Monsters & Go Beyond

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Big #20 guys. Thank you for the support and love for this show.

This week we end some arcs and start some new ones as well as getting royally confused about some things. So strap in and let’s get started.

3:10 Night of the Monster Men Pt 6 (Detective Comics 942)

15:14 All-Star Batman 03

27:41 Batman Beyond Rebirth

36:20 The Flash 08

48:03 Steve Rogers: Captain America 05

56:01 Kill or be Killed 03

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The Comics Noob – Ep 19 Crossovers Galore & New York ComicCon 2016

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These episodes keep getting bigger, don’t they?

We have a bunch of crossover’s this week plus our New York ComicCon experiences this year.

Enjoy.

 

03:32 Night of the Monstermen Pt 4/5 – Batman 08/Nightwing 06

20:07 Predator vs Judge Dredd vs Aliens 02

31:30 Big trouble in little China vs Escape from New York 01

42:29 New York ComicCon + Party Nerdz

01:07:01 Party Nerdz Promo

 

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The Comics Noob Ep 18 – More Monsters, Gods, Bugs & Machines

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Another jam-packed episode for you guys. Our list of comics just keeps growing. I wonder how long it will be before they engulf us completely?

03:15 Night of the Monster Men Part 3 in Detective Comics 941

11: 50 The Flash 07

23:56 Blue Beetle 01

34:31 Wacky Raceland 04

46:59 The Punisher 05

54:31 You Should Read

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Comic News Insider Episode 721 – Garden State-ing!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 721 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Doom Patrol Vol 6 #1, Forevers #1, Mycroft Holmes #1 & 2. Legends of Chamberlain Heights, Gotham S3 premiere, Lucifer S2 premiere

Jimmy journeys out to the Garden State (New Jersey) to find the podcast wife Erica Schultz! She returns after a long absence and they record in the remote CNI studios chatting about Jimmy’s first Ren Faire, Batman Day and a big nerd win at The Emmys. News includes: Margot Robbie will produce and star in a Harley Quinn spinoff film, Valiant Comics will have cat cosplay variant covers, Mariko Tamaki and Nico Leon are the creators behind an upcoming new Hulk series focusing on Jennifer Walters, Todd MacFarlane confirms a new Spawn movie, Simon Bisley is returning to Lobo, a new Kate Bishop Hawkeye series is on the way and more! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Comic News Insider Episode 670 – CNI: The 11th Wizardry School!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 670 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: Cry Havoc #1, Faith #1, Victorie City #1, The Venture Bros. S6 premiere

Jimmy is joined in studio for the 2nd week in a row by regular guest co-host Emily Edwards! They chat about the DC Comics Rebirth rumors out there and whether they would drop their friends if they got famous. (Emily claims no and you can probably guess what Jimmy claims). News includes: DC announces new slate of Hanna Barbera comics, the CW has picked up the pilot episode for the live action Riverdale series, Barbie gets a makeover, Pottermore announces more wizardry schools, and Fish Mooney returns to Gotham! Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love! Also, get a hold of us!

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Deconstructing Comics #469: Fred Van Lente, timewalker

Ivar, TimewalkerTime travel is a fascinating topic to many, and Fred Van Lente‘s current Ivar, Timewalker series from Valiant is timesurfing at both its most fun, and most scientific, with nods to Stephen Hawking’s writings on the subject. Van Lente did his own time jump to the past a couple years ago in The Comic Book History of Comics. This week Tim discusses both these works with him, along with Spider-Man, Archer & Armstrong, reassessing Frederic Wertham, and more.

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Final Issue Podcast #5 – The Sexualization of Teen Heroes

Our panelist discuss the ramifications of the Valiant Movie deal, new costume designs for the DC heroes, the new Batman video game getting a MA rating and the #comicsforward backlash. Our final issue this week is a discussion about the over sexualization of under aged characters.

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Ultimate Facepalm 143: Powers TV Series and Chappie movie review, Howard the Duck #1, White Power Milk and human wastes of skin triggered by The Joker Variant Batgirl cover

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It’s St Patricks Day – Bunnings get your shit together!

UFP Crew Talk Topics and Questions!

Movie Review: Chappie (at one hour and 2 mins)

Nerd News! (at one hour 16 mins)

RIP Terry Pratchett

New Superman and Wonder Woman outfits

The Joker variant cover for Batgirl #21 triggers useless wastes of skin

You can buy the Hulkbuster armour for just over $20k!

Lego Jurassic World…. Big whoop!

Kevin Smith is a fat useless cunt… Oh and he’s doing Mallrats 2

COMIC REVIEWS!!!

Howard the duck #1

Southern Cross #1

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Comic News Insider Episode 597 – CNI-busters!

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Comic News Insider: Episode 597 is now available for free download! Click on the link or get it through iTunes! Sponsored by Dynamic Forces.

Reviews: All-New Hawkeye #1, Big Man Plans #1, Con Job #1, Descender #1, Princess Leia #1, Powers, The Returned, Chappie

The podcast mistress Emily Edwards returns! She and Jimmy chat about the Melissa Benoist as Supergirl promo picture, the Chris Pine as new Green Lantern rumor, the new Daredevil trailer and James Gunn’s claim that Marvel wont be attending San Diego Comic Con. News includes: Yet another Ghostbusters movie is on the way along with branding opportunities, Jada Pinkett-Smith is leaving Gotham, Star Trek concert tour launches, Valiant to bring their comics to the big screen and the as yet untitled The Walking Dead spinoff gets a 2 season order. Leave your iTunes comments! 5 stars and nothing but love!

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