Indie Spinner Rack Issue #30


Part One of our coverage of the 2006 MoCCA Art Festival recorded live at
the show! Our Guests include Daniel Spottswood of Disquietville,
Ryan Dunlavey of Action Philosophers!, David Arroyo of Heroes Rebored,
Megan Kelso of The Squirrel Mother Stories, and more!
Fear not – links for everything discussed shall be posted soon!

Thanks to all who stopped by to say hello to us at MoCCA!
We had a great time and enjoyed meeting everyone.
More recordings from MoCCA will be posted soon, so check back soon!
**Special Thanks to Ken and John from MoCCA – you rock!

Indie Spinner Rack Issue #28

The countdown to the MoCCA Art Festival continues – check out this year’s poster by Charles Burns! An update on Small Press Idol entering round three! The ISR donation drive and commercials?! Charlito freaks out at the finale of Paul Pope’s Batman Year 100 and Sammy Harkham’s Crickets! Recent listener e-mails, an ISR hotline call and the first batch of entries in our newest contest! Plus, a few thoughts on the passing of Bob Laughlin and more!

Small Press Idol

Indie Spinner Rack Issue #27

Funny story… ISR sits down for pizza, beer & comics talk with Night Fisher‘s R. Kikuo Johnson & Marvel’s Mythos painter Paolo Rivera! From their time at Rhode Island School of Design with David Mazzucchelli to hitting it big! RKJ tells all about his graphic novel from its beginnings, its road to Fantagraphics, to Time & Publisher’s Weekly‘s Best of 2005 lists! Plus his Cher Simura and Audubon stories from MOME! Paolo discusses his painted work for Marvel’s origins series, Mythos, his process and influences, and being recently named Marvel’s Hunk of the Month! Did you say big episode? Thank you, Captain Obvious!

R. Kikuo Johnson
Paolo Rivera
Hello, Captain Obvious…
PIC: Paolo at RKJ’s Jim Hanley’s Universe signing
PIC: The Wall of Doom
PIC: Paolo & folks at The Wall of Doom (for scale)
PIC: Joe Quesada shows Paolo exactly where he went wrong on the cover to
FF #500, just before his RISD senior show.

Indie Spinner Rack Issue #26

Counting down to the 2006 MoCCA Art Festival: a peek at the festival’s panels! Spotlighting Superior Showcase #1 with Nick Bertozzi, Mike Dawson, and Dean Trippe, Supermarket by Brian Wood & Kristian Donaldson! What up with the Big Two?: Civil War #1 & Infinite Crisis #7! Uncle CJ calls in with some books for young readers: Banana Sunday & Billy Hazelnuts! A few thoughts on Free Comic Book Day! An ISR MySpace Moment!

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