The Hour Cosmic, Episode 40: My First Beer with Joshua Williamson

Welcome to another installment of The Hour Cosmic, your favorite comics game show! This week, our guest is writer of “Captain Midnight” and “Ghosted,” Joshua Williamson!

On this week’s show, among other things, we discuss:

-Why romance and crime comics should have comic babies!

-Brian’s talent at creating superhero names!

Superman Lives!

Let’s meet our guest, shall we?

Joshua Williamson is yet another Oregonian guest and, in addition to living in Comicstown, USA (aka Portland), he is currently writing “Captain Midnight” for Dark Horse, “Ghosted” for Image, and “Masks and Mobsters” for Monkeybrain. He previously wrote “Voodoo” for DC, the Krang Microseries for the IDW “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” series, as well as “Dear Dracula,” which was adapted as a special for Cartoon Network. You can find him on Twitter (@Williamson_Josh), on Tumblr, and on his website.

As always, your hosts are:

Brian Salvatore – New Jerseyan, New York Mets enthusiast, host of “Input/Output,” a music podcast, and occasional blogger/freelance writer. He has never met a dog he didn’t like (even that one that bit his leg when he was 10), and has baked better bread than he ever thought possible.

Chad Bowers – South Carolinian, GI Joe enthusiast, co-writer of “Subatomic Party Girls” “Down Set Fight,” and “Awesome Hospital” with Chris Sims, and writer of “Monster Plus.” He teaches us cool expressions like “Oh, snakes!” and has a lot of opinions about barbeque.

Matthew Meylikhov – Bostonian, cat and beard enthusiast, co-writer of “Detective Space Cat” with Colin Bell, writer of “Morning Glories Babies,” “Morning Glories Academy Study Hall” (both backmatter for the Image Comics series “Morning Glories“) and “Control,” and letterer extraordinaire. He reads more comics than anyone on the planet, and has sworn off White Castle for life.

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