Radio Free Asgard 310

This week we wrap up Book 2 of Walt Simonson’s excellent “Ragnarok” with issue 12! This issue we see the return of a furry friend, big explosions, a giant lizard thingy with weird hands, and some elf drama! Don’t miss it!

Radio Free Asgard 308

This week we carry on with our coverage of Walt Simonson’s Ragnarok, with issue #10! This time around we have a mountain of Mjolnirs, Walt burns himself at the stake, we learn the secret of Regn’s blade, and there is implied zombie rape… eww. Still, don’t miss it!

Radio Free Asgard 307

This weeks offering is Walt Simonson’s Ragnarok from IDW – Issue #9…number nine….number nine…. features reversals of fortune for…well, dead people and animals really… Is this a turning point, or merely the quiet before the storm? Plus…. horse/lizard/goat hybrids! Nuff said!

Comics Alternative Interviews: Gary Groth

Time Codes:

  • 00:00:25 – Introduction
  • 00:02:22 – Setup of interview
  • 00:03:43 – Interview with Gary Groth
  • 01:07:09 – Wrap up
  • 01:07:42 – Contact us

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Thoughts of a Master

On this interview episode Derek talks with Fantagraphics publisher Gary Groth about his new book Sparring with Gil Kane: Debating the History and Aesthetics of Comics. It’s a collection of thirteen interviews, conversations, and panel transcripts focusing on Kane and his aesthetics. The pieces that Groth collects highlight the legendary artist’s thoughts on the potential and limitations of the medium, his relationship with other creators, and Kane’s place within the larger context of comics history. As Groth reveals, this book was long in the making, and it’s the first of several Gil Kane-related works that Fantagraphics will publish in the coming years.

 

Radio Free Asgard 305

This week we continue our run of Walt Simonson’s Ragnarok with issue #8! Thor and Regn fight the trouble startin’, punkin’ instigating hordes of Surt! It’s fear addicted danger illustrated!

Radio Free Asgard 304

Now that Painting Week is over, we’re heading back in time a few years to cover the second IDW Ragnarok trade starting with issue #7! Thor kills a little girl! There are zombies! Stargates! It’s Simonson! What more do you need??!

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This week we wrap up our coverage of Book One of Walt Simonson’s Ragnarok series! This episode brings us Stormbringer, more stargates, a dead rodent, and Thor’s return to Asgard! Nuff said!

Radio Free Asgard 225

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This week’s is an eventful show! We start off with our reading of The Lay of Loddfafnir, courtesy of Snorri Sturluson, then discuss our upcoming spring break, and finish off covering Walt Simonson’s Ragnarok #5!!

Radio Free Asgard 224

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This issue, we cover Walt Simonson’s Ragnarok #4, which manages to make dried apples cool again! Thor makes friends with a troll, and then things get a little heated…

Radio Free Asgard 223

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The squirrel is back!! This week we look at Ragnarok #3, in which Thor fights zombies, argues with Ratatosk, and tames a horse…. thing…

It’s the most fun you can have without a lower jaw!

Radio Free Asgard 222

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It’s episode 222!! We celebrate by looking at issue #2 of Walt Simonson’s Ragnarok! This issue sees a giant squirrel, lots of fighting, some anachronistic design elements, and more! Nuff said!

Radio Free Asgard 221

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RAGNAROK IS HERE! The IDW series by fan-favorite Walt Simonson, that is! This week we start our look at the first six issues as we cover issue #1, which shows some familiar faces in a very different light! It’s Mjolnir-iffic!

Comic Book Central – Bonus Content: Thor & More TerrifiCon Q&A with Walt Simonson and Tom Raney

Talking all about the God of Thunder in my Q&A from TerrifiCon with writer/artist, Walt Simonson and artist, Tom Raney! http://comicbookcentral.net ‪#‎ShareTheLair‬ ‪#TerrifiCon #CTComiConn #‎GregGrunberg #AdrianPasdar #Heroes #HeroesReborn #StarWars #TheForceAwakens #BandFromTV #JJAbrams #Felicity #Alias #DC #BackToTheFuture #BTTF #BTTF30 "Like" Comic Book Central on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbookcentralnetwork Subscribe to Comic Book Central in iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/comic-book-central-podcast/id737621226?mt=2 Follow Comic Book Central on Twitter: https://twitter.com/comicbookctrl email: joe@comicbookcentral.net

Talking all about the God of Thunder in my Q&A from TerrifiCon with writer/artist, Walt Simonson and artist, Tom Raney!
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Comic Book Central – Episode #93: TerrifiCon, Part Two

NEW EPISODE! The thrilling conclusion of my two-part, treasury-sized Comic Book Central at TerrifiCon extravaganza with special guests Walt Simonson (Thor), Ming Chen (Comic Book Men) AND...your front row VIP ticket to my Q&A with the ORIGINAL Flash...John Wesley Shipp! http://traffic.libsyn.com/comicbookcentral/CBC_Ep_93_CBC_at_TerrifiCon_Part_Two.mp3 http://comicbookcentral.net ‪#‎ShareTheLair‬ ‪#TerrifiCon #CTComiConn #‎JohnWesleyShipp ‪#‎Flash‬ ‪#‎DC‬ ‪#‎BarryAllen‬ ‪#GrantGustin #‎WaltSimonson‬ ‪#‎TomRaney ‪#‎Thor ‪#Marvel #‎MingChen ‪#ComicBookMen "Like" Comic Book Central on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbookcentralnetwork Subscribe to Comic Book Central in iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/comic-book-central-podcast/id737621226?mt=2 Follow Comic Book Central on Twitter: https://twitter.com/comicbookctrl email: joe@comicbookcentral.net

NEW EPISODE!
The thrilling conclusion of my two-part, treasury-sized Comic Book Central at TerrifiCon extravaganza with special guests Walt Simonson (Thor), Ming Chen (Comic Book Men) AND…your front row VIP ticket to my Q&A with the ORIGINAL Flash…John Wesley Shipp!
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Deconstructing Comics #455: Streetwise

Streetwise

When Kumar was in Toronto in May and met up with Koom, one topic that came up was a 2000 anthology book called Streetwise, featuring autobiographical stories by a number of well-known comics artists (including Jack Kirby, Sergio Aragones, Paul Chadwick, Joe Kubert, John Severin & Roy Thomas, Walter Simonson, Rick Veitch, and Barry Windsor-Smith). This week, with Kumar back in Australia, they chat via Skype/phone about an overlooked book that’s worth a look.

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