The PKD Black Box – Episode #89: The Legends Edition

On this week’s show Shawn briefly discusses his future with Action Lab Entertainment, and then goes all in with a roundtable of special guests (David A. Price, Chris Campbell, Julian Lytle, and Martheus Wade) as they discuss the “Legends” mini-series from DC Comics!

And later in the show, Donny Salvo swings by to give us some interviews with top-notch creators from this year’s New York Comic Con.

Enjoy, and remember that Darkseid is a BOSS.

The PKD Black Box #84: The Justice League of Topics.

In this super-sized episode, Shawn is joined by special guest Peter Rios (The Daily Rios podcast) as they discuss the Justice League: Detroit era and 80’s comics.
Later in the show, Donny Salvo swings by to discuss The Amazing Spider-Man, his personal Apes movie-marathon, comics/additional tangents, and Shawn activates his “Samuel L. Jackson mode” in a response to an irate fanboy.
This show is brought to you by the letter F, the number 7, and the word Ample.
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PKD Black Box presents: Tales From The Attic – Archie Meets KISS #4!

The epic conclusion of the Tales From The Attic Summer marathon comes to a head as the one and only Donny Salvo tells the tale of “Archie Meets KISS” #4!

Enjoy, and understand that Paul Stanley speaks softly.

For previous Tales From The Attic “Archie Meets KISS” marathon episodes, go here:

Tales From The Attic: Archie Meets KISS #3

Tales From The Attic: Archie Meets KISS #2

Tales From The Attic: Archie Meets KISS #1

Comic Timing – Episode 128: The NYCC Interviews

It took a while but here we are: ALL the interviews that were conducted at New York Comic Con. Here’s a full list from beginning to end in order of appearance:

  • Charlie Spickler – Marie’s Zero Gravity Bar and Grill
  • John Dalliare – colorist, Age of Bronze
  • Megan Duffield – Silver Circle
  • John Hazard – creator, Frankenstein Superstar
  • Dominic Sparano and Patrick J. Reilly – Pronto Comics
  • James Asmus – writer, Generation Hope, co-writer, Captain America & Bucky
  • Merik Tadros – creator, River Jordan: A Graphic Novel
  • Elliot Pacini – writer and letterer, Temporal
  • Jim Segulin – co-host, Raging Bullets
  • Patrick Meaney – director, Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts
  • Juan DeJesus – Ghost of Comic Timing Past
  • Raph Soohoo – writer, Midtown Comics Blog, sometimes a podcaster
  • Adrian Hunter – creator, Clone Platoon, podcaster, The Mean Geek
  • Kyle Stevens and Jim Demonakos – Kirby Krackle
  • Bill Walko – creator, The Hero Business
  • Brian Miller – author, How I Became a Super Villain
  • Julian Lytle – creator, Ants, Longboxes on 22s, Ignorant Bliss Podcast
  • David Price and Jason Wood – 11 O’Clock Comics
  • James Mascia – creator, High School Heroes
  • Darrell Taylor – media mogul, The Taylor Network
  • Linda Maglionico – Moxie Comics
  • Keith R.A. DeCandido – writer, Farscape Ongoing Series, novelist, podcaster, The Chronic Rift, Dead Kitchen Radio
  • Bill English, Caroline English, Jessice Gentile – Friends and a sister of one of the friends of Comic Timing
  • David Petersen – creator, Mouse Guard, covers, IDW’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
  • Ben Christian, Cory Smith (_corysmith_ on Twitter) – creators, The Independents (and Charlie Sheen meets Deadpool)
  • Donny Salvo – co-host, PKD Media Blackbox, Tales From The Attic
  • Brandon Christopher – Phillies fan
  • Julian Lytle – AGAIN!
  • J.K. Woodward – artist, Fallen Angel, Everlast
  • Darrell Taylor – delusions of grandeur
  • Umar – podcaster, Dafixer’s Hideout
  • Thanks to all the folks who stopped on by the booth, and here’s to a successful 2012 to all! As always – we are sponsored by DCBS! That’s right! Discount Comic Book Service! For those of you who have not used DCBS before you can save an additional 8% off your first order via the promo code: CT8. Plus, be sure to check out DCBS’ new Comixology digital store!

    You can e-mail the show at and be sure to Like us on Facebook at Thanks for listening and we’ll catch you next time!

    PKD Black Box #70: Sheltered Moments.

    Shawn interviews artist/creator Harold Jennett as they discuss his “Shelter” comics anthology project, and later on Donny Salvo, Jon Carroll and a slew of others highlight some moments from the first 32 episodes of The PKD Black Box podcast.


    Have a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. Peace.

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    PKD Black Box #68: A Hard Knock Shelf Life.

    Shawn interviews Tara Platt (Naruto: Shippûden) and Yuri Lowenthal (Ben 10), creators/actors of the web series Shelf Life and goes behind the scenes of the series and also talk about their work in the voice-over world of animation and video games.

    Then later in the show, Donny Salvo stops by to talk some movie trailers with Shawn and the tangent machine goes to full steam ahead!


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    The PKD Black Box-Episode #50: Jetta Meets Billy Ocean & John Cena.

    Martheus and Janet Wade are interviewed about their latest Original Graphic Novel, Jetta: Tales of The Toshigawa – Full Circle, then Jon Carroll swings by as he and Shawn discuss the iPad 2 and Race In Comics, and later on Donny Salvo stops by as Shawn tells him about the strangest dream he’s ever had, which then lead to a slew of tangents to later finding out what John Cena and Donny have in common!

    This episode has everything you could possibly need! Enjoy.

    The PKD Black Box-Episode #40: The Shawn & Donny Show!

    In Episode 40 Shawn and Donny answer questions from the listeners and podcaster Darrell Taylor, discuss comics, Big Daddy Kane, Shaft, Iron Man on roller skates, Secret Wars I and II omnibus, Jolt Cola, Rambo vs. Chuck Norris, Jim Kelly, tangents, and tell the world that Chocolate Skittles are nasty. Enjoy, and have a great Thanksgiving!

    (The PKD Black Box is a explicit podcast because at times we cuss.)


    Action Lab Entertainment Presents: Fracture

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    The PKD Black Box – Episode #36: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Tangents.

    This week the show concludes its “Favorite 80′s Action Films” talk as Shawn is once again joined by Matinee Idles/Burden’s World host Matt Burden and the man of many podcasts, Donny Salvo!

    Sit back and enjoy the chaos, car crashes, destruction, Rambo teaching children, Sean Connery imitations, tangents galore, and Matt trying to convince Shawn & Donny why “Turner & Hooch” is on his list of favorite 80′s action flicks.


    Matinee Idles

    Burden’s World

    Nothings On

    PKD Media

    Chuck Norris: The Comic Retelling

    The PKD Black Box – Episode #30: Loikamania and the lost tapes…

    Shawn and Jon have a convo with artist/creator/podcaster Pat Loika as they discuss his book “The Villain” and the San Diego Comic-Con. Then from a lost recording, Donny talks about his flea market comic book finds, then he and Shawn review some comics. As always, prepare for tangents that include a bland pop-artist and Betamax.



    Everything Pat Loika

    Dial R Studios

    A preview of “The Villian”

    PKD Media

    Free Comics From PKD Media

    Reality Wasted

    The PKD Black Box – Episode #28: Episode #28: The Jack Bauer/Chuck Norris Power Hour!

    Shawn concludes the recital of the final season of 24 as written in the tweets of artist Julian Lytle, then co-host Donny Salvo stops by as they answer questions from the fans, talk comics, 80’s remakes, the Star Wars Omnibus, and Shawn finally gets to discuss the best/worst cartoon of all time starring the powerful CHUCK NORRIS.

    Chop to the neck!


    Show Notes

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    The PKD Black Box – Episode #26: Justice…80’s Style!

    Shawn discusses the Summit City Comicon and is joined by Jon, Donny, and special guest Darrell Taylor as they discuss their favorite 80’s action shows! Comedy and bad memories ensue as Shawn tries to convice the group that Automan is awesome!

    Enjoy the show, and remember that Lee Van Cleef could never be a ninja.


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    Agents Of C.O.L.T.: Volume One on Sale NOW –

    PKD Media –

    The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows, 1946-Present

    The PKD Black Box – Episode #24: Athena Voltaire Trumps The Teen Titans.

    This week Shawn has a great interview with creator/artist Steve Bryant as they discuss his “Kickstarter” Athena Voltaire project, comics, scripting, Alex Toth, Wally Wood, and much more. Then, Donny Salvo stops by to discuss some old-school Teen Titans from the 1970’s and comedy ensues!



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    Agents of C.O.L.T. – Volume 1: Recipe for Destruction –

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    The PKD Black Box – Episode #17: Dirty Dave Touches Small Wonder.

    In this weeks episode Shawn & Donny Salvo talk about some upcoming movies & dvd’s, Donny talks about the stand-up comedy circuit, Shawn fills you in on some old-school tv, and later on Shawn & special guest Dave Dwonch (creator of the Space-Time Condo webcomic) stops by as they talk about Hollywood stars in comics, comics segregation, having a “con presence” and the website that Dave helped spearhead called

    You know you had a crush on V.I.C.I.. Don’t front.



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