Alternate Reality – Episode 317

Alternate Reality - Episode 317

Alternate Reality – Episode #317

Dewayne Feenstra strikes again, this time bringing insight from the mind of David Petersen, creator of Mouse Guard. Dewayne and David talk about all things mouse related, getting started in comics, the inspiration for square sized comics, Mouse Guard Role playing games, and the future of the franchise. You have to check this out, and if you’ve not read any of the Mouse Guard stuff, you really are missing out. This interview will get you hyped for the smallish swashbucklers!


Time Stamps h:mm:ss

0:00:00 – Cold Open
0:00:06 – Intro Music

0:00:43 – David Petersen Interview!!!

1:21:54 – Exit Music

David Petersen was born in 1977. His artistic career soon followed. A steady diet of cartoons, comics, and tree climbing fed his imagination and is what still inspires his work today. David won the 2007 Russ Manning Award for Most Promising Newcomer. In 2008, David won the Eisners for Best Publication for Kids (Mouse Guard Fall 1152 & Winter 1152) and Best Graphic Album – Reprint (Mouse Guard Fall 1152 Hardcover). He is the creator of the Mouse Guard series and is excited to be working on projects he dearly loves doing. David and his wife Julia reside in Michigan with their dog Autumn.

Mouse Guard is comic book written and illustrated by David Petersen. Each mini-series is six issues long and published by Archaia Studios Press as well as a collected hardcover edition. Villard has published a softcover edition of Mouse Guard Fall 1152. Mouse Guard has also been translated into German, French, Portuguese, and Spanish. Mouse Guard comics are found at a comic store near you. Mouse Guard books are available at comic stores and booksellers.

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