Ladies and gentlemen, prepare to experience Star Wars AS YOU HAVE NEVER EXPERIENCED IT BEFORE! In the TWO TRUE FREAKS THEATRE OF THE MIND! Using state of the art technology, The Freaks bring you the first two chapters of the novelization of STAR WARS in full FREAK-O-PHONIC STEREO! Marvel at the EPIC SPACE BATTLES! Quiver and SOIL YOURSELF IN FEAR at the auditory presence of the EVIL LORD OF THE SITH! Chuckle at the bumbling antics of ARTOO DEETOO AND C3PO! Wince at the awkward, whiny pubescence of young LUKE SKYWALKER! STRAP ON YOUR HEADPHONES! Yes, we PROMISE things will be back to normal next month!
How do theatre and comics overlap? How have they influenced each other? How is an actor’s life similar to that of a comic creator? Tim covered some of this ground with Austin Tichenor in episode #159, but revisits this ground (with entirely different results!) with actor and comics creator John Roberson. A discussion ensues about Scott McCloud’s contention that comics become more universal when drawn more simply; John is “skeptical”.