Wayne’s Comics Podcast #332: Jon Santana, Sam Johnson

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Two favorites are back in Episode 332! First up is Jon Santana, creator of such excellent comics as Jaded, Everhounds and Wordsmith!  He’s got an important Kickstarter coming this week that will collect the first six issues of Jaded! We discuss this upcoming event as well as where his other projects are! For more, go to this link.

Then everything wraps up with the return of Sam Johnson, who has important news about Geek-Girl, his high-octane comic about a young girl who gains access to powers through, of all things, a pair of glasses! We discuss the release of the latest issue and what we might expect from him in the near future! For more, go to this link!

 

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #331: Landry Q. Walker and Justin Greenwood, Roland Mann, Dean Zachary, Barb Kaalberg and Kevin Gallegly

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Episode 331 is a very special one as I interview two teams of high-power comics creators! Things kick off with writer Landry Q. Walker and artist Justin Greenwood from Image Comics’ new ongoing series The Last Siege. It’s described as an action-packed, genre-twisting epic, so be sure to pick it up when the first issue arrived in local comics shops on Wednesday, May 30! For more, go to this link.

Then everything wraps up with my interview with the great team of creators on Cat & Mouse, a comics miniseries that has already met its goal on Kickstarter but still needs your support! I talk with writer Roland Mann, artist Dean Zachary, inker Barb Kaalberg, and colorist Kevin Gallegly. Even though they have reached their goal, there were many great Stretch Goals to be had! Don’t miss this fun adventure comic!

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #330: Sean Wang, Mark Darden

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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!

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #329: Michael Bracco, Kevin Roditeli

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It’s time for another double-header this week in Episode 329! First up is Michael Bracco, maker of The Creators, a fascinating story about adolescents with temporary special abilities and how they cope with them. He also gets us up to date with his other projects as well! I’m happy to report that his current Kickstarter has already reached its goal, but he’s offering terrific Stretch Goals you won’t want to miss!

Then everything wraps up with my interview with Kevin Roditeli, who discusses his upcoming series Glaxial. Kevin talks about this frigid setting for the book as well as the unique characters we find there! His Kickstarter is underway now and has met its goal as well, and you can find out more by heading there! There are plenty of excellent Stretch Goals to be had!

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #328: Michael Terracciano and Garth Graham

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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!

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #327: James Haick and Rafael Loureiro

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Here’s a great way to celebrate Free Comic Book Day, which happened on Saturday at your local comics shop! Pick up Scout Comics Presents The Mall #0! To get ready for this “Christmas in May” celebration, I talk in Episode 327 with two of the series’ creators – co-writer James Haick and artist Rafael Loureiro! You’ll find out a lot of behind-the-scenes info that will help you enjoy this very first Scout Comics offering on FCBD as well as when the regular series begins soon! For more on Scout Comics, go to their website here! For more about James, check out his Facebook page on Solar Flare as well as his Facebook page on The Mall! Raf has a Facebook page as well, and he can be found on Instragram, too! Here’s the location for one of his art pages! Don’t miss what these up-and-coming comics creators have to say!

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #326: Stephanie Phillips, Rafer Roberts

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It’s another double-header this week in Episode 326! First up is Stephanie Phillips, writer for Kicking Ice, a terrific story about two young girls and hockey, and Yawaan, a supernatural thriller dealing with possession. She discusses both books in depth, including how they came to be as well as who the characters are. For more about Stephanie and her comics, be sure to go to her website here.  

Then everything wraps up with my interview with Rafer Roberts, who talks about his upcoming Dark Horse miniseries Modern Fantasy, and his webcomic Nightmare the Rat. Rafer tells us about each story, where they came from and what we can expect from him and these stories in the future! For more about Rafer and his storytelling, check out his website here.

 

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #325: Joe Keatinge, Ali Bouzari, Wook Jin Clark, Tamra Bonvillain

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Landmark Episode 325 goes where this podcast has never gone before – Two interviews about the same great upcoming comic, Flavor from Image Comics! First up is the return of Joe Keatinge, writer and co-creator, and culinary consultant Ali Bouzari. They discuss this fun comic, sharing behind-the-scenes info about the importance of cooking and food to talking about the various characters and their roles in this new ongoing series.  

Then we turn to the art team as I talk with artist and co-creator Wook Jin Clark and colorist Tamra Bonvillain. We delve into the look of the series, including choices of color and appearance of characters and backgrounds. You won’t want to miss this series as it adds “flavor” to your comics reading diet! Don’t miss it!

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #324: Johnathan Lewis, Jason Yungbluth

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Episode 324 is a double-feature extravaganza! First up is the return of Johnathan Lewis from Penumbra, a comic from Shades of Vengeance! He’s got a brand new comic coming out called Violete: Unstoppable about a female powerhouse! This time, he’s editing the book, which focuses on a strong female character, so we examine this hero and the rest of the interesting cast of characters around her! To support the Kickstarter for Violete, go to this link until Sunday, April 15, until 7 p.m. ET. To learn more about Penumbra, go to this link! Be sure to support this terrific Indie comics creator!

Then, I always enjoy a unique take on classic characters, and Weapon Brown is a new favorite of mine! To conclude this episode, I talk with Creator Jason Yungbluth about his series and his recentl successfully concluded Kickstarter project. Jason is the writer and artist, among other things, and we talk about his inspiration for Weapon Brown as well as what is coming from this franchise in the future! To learn more about Jason and his series, go to this link! Don’t miss what this funny and creative comics talent has to say and has coming our way!

Next week, Episode 325 with two special interviews!

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #324: Johnathan Lewis, Jason Yungbluth

Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Weapon Brown, Charlie Brown, Charles Schultz, Lucy, Calvin and Hobbes, Popeye, Garfield, Johnathan Lewis, Violete, Johnathan Lewis, Penumbra, Blue-Shift, speedster, Kickstarter, Wild Hare, Bunny Lord, Shades of Vengeance, video games, comics, Beth Sanders, Ed Jowett, Rahmat Wisnubroto, Ferry Susanto, the twins, Shira and Daniel, Teleport Twins,

Episode 324 is a double-feature extravaganza! First up is the return of Johnathan Lewis from Penumbra, a comic from Shades of Vengeance! He’s got a brand new comic coming out called Violete: Unstoppable about a female powerhouse! This time, he’s editing the book, which focuses on a strong female character, so we examine this hero and the rest of the interesting cast of characters around her! To support the Kickstarter for Violete, go to this link until Sunday, April 15, until 7 p.m. ET. To learn more about Penumbra, go to this link! Be sure to support this terrific Indie comics creator!

Then, I always enjoy a unique take on classic characters, and Weapon Brown is a new favorite of mine! To conclude this episode, I talk with Creator Jason Yungbluth about his series and his recentl successfully concluded Kickstarter project. Jason is the writer and artist, among other things, and we talk about his inspiration for Weapon Brown as well as what is coming from this franchise in the future! To learn more about Jason and his series, go to this link! Don’t miss what this funny and creative comics talent has to say and has coming our way!

Next week, Episode 325 with two special interviews!

 

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #323: Geoff Weber

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Here’s a Kickstarter well worth supporting! This week, in Episode 323, I talk with Creator Geoff Weber about The Scientists, a story he’s been working on bringing to life for some time now! Right now, Part One titled “The Prodigies” is in the middle of the aforementioned campaign, which you can participate in when you go to this link! The campaign ended on Tuesday, April 10, at 11:59 p.m. ET! During our interview, we discuss how this series came to be, who the main characters are, and what we can look forward to from Geoff as he breathes life into The Scientists!  You won’t want to miss what this busy Indie comics talent has to say and has coming our way soon!

 

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #322: Andrew Kafoury

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At the recent Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle, I discovered a terrific series of comics/graphic novels called No’Madd and got to meet Andrew Kafoury, one of the main driving forces behind these excellent stories. Here in Episode 322, I interview Drew about these books, including how the series came to be, who several of the various characters are, and where No’Madd might be going in the near future. Don’t miss what this high-octane comics talent has to say this week and what he and his superb team of creators has coming for us soon!

 

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #321: Dave Cook

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Are you a fan of cyberpunk and dystopian futures? Well, Killtopia is the comic for you! Here in Episode 321, I talk with creator/writer Dave Cook about this high-octane and compelling version of the future, complete with vibrant characters and a gripping storyline. The book is being supported by a successful Kickstarter campaign, which we discuss, as well as what the future holds for Killtopia! Don’t miss what this excellent up-and-coming comics talent has to say and has coming for us soon!

 

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #320: Caleb Thusat

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Creator Caleb Thusat is back, and he’s talking about wrapping up his very first Alter-Life storyline! To do this, he’s concluding another successful Kickstarter project, this one in support of the fifth issue and a hardcover compilation! Right now, go to this link to find out more and to participate before it ends on Sunday, April 1, at 12 noon ET! For more about Alter-Life or his other series ZED, be sure to click on this link. You won’t want to miss what this excellent Indie comics talent has to say and has coming for us soon!

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #319: Johnathan Lewis

Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Johnathan Lewis, Penumbra, Blue-Shift, speedster, Kickstarter, Wild Hare, Bunny Lord, Shades of Vengeance, video games, comics, Beth Sanders, Ed Jowett, Rahmat Wisnubroto, Ferry Susanto, the twins, Shira and Daniel, Teleport Twins,

This week features the return of Johnathan Lewis from Penumbra, a comic from Shades of Vengeance! He’s got a brand new comic coming out called Blue-Shift about a female speedster—a book he’s proud of, and rightfully so! Once again, he’s focusing on a strong female character, so we examine this speedster and the rest of the interesting cast of characters around her! To support the Kickstarter for Blue-Shift, go to this link until Friday, March 16, until 5:13 p.m. ET. To get more about Penumbra, go to this link! Don’t miss this fun interview with a terrific comics creator!