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Ep 52 - Gmonik - (DesignerCon 2017)

Painter. Sculptor. Street art muralist. Gmonik, a San Diego, CA based artist is all that and more. Aaron Nabus here and on this final Hall H Show edition of our interviews from last year's DesignerCon 2017, we had the honor of spending some time getting to know Gmonik. Though this wasn't the first time we had met him. He has established himself as a creative force in the local San Diego art community and we would occasionally see him and his partner in crime, Danielle at various...


Ep 51 - Andy Lorenzana (Watermoon Studios) - (DesignerCon 2017)

Exclusive collectible products, inspired by roots, culture, art and music. That is the tagline of Watermoon Studios, which is owned and operated by Andy Lorenzana, an artist and designer from San Diego, CA. His custom "Barrel Man" line of collectibles is all about taking something old and familiar, especially if you are Filipino and giving it a unique pop culture spin. This is definitely evident with the many influences in his art work such as of A Tribe Called Quest, Marvel, Star Wars...


Ep 50 - David White (Mecha Zone) - (DesignerCon 2017)

We hope you've been enjoying our DesignerCon 2017 interviews. One thing that we've noticed at DesignerCon is the growing presence of 3D printed art. How fortunate for us that David White, the owner of Mecha Zone and the creator of the Mechanauts and Predanauts 3D printed line of toys, spent some time out of his busy day at last year's DesignerCon to talk about his passion for this growing medium. We enjoyed this conversation with him and look forward to seeing him again at this year's...


Ep. 49 - Lori Herbst (DesignerCon 2017)

We continue our travel back into the past with our next DesignerCon 2017 interview with Stockton, CA based artist, Lori Herbst. Lori uses various mediums including assorted textiles, vinyl upholstery, and stencil backgrounds to create photo realistic sewn portraits. We were impressed with the variety of pop culture references that she uses for inspiration. From creations based on Johnny Depp's Ed Wood and Mike Colter's Luke Cage to the Dick Van Dyke show, her artwork has been purchased...


Ep. 48 - Tony Tran and Selena Lin (DesignerCon 2017)

Hey there fellow nerds, geeks and supporters of independent creators! We are excited to attend this year's DesignerCon 2018 which will take place in Anaheim, CA, November 16-18, 2018. If you are no stranger to the Hall H Show, you'll know that DesignerCon is one of our favorite conventions since it's basically one mega artist alley. Episodes 48 through 52 will showcase a few interviews that we did last year at DesignerCon 2017. First up is Tony Tran, a returning guest and is someone we...


Ep. 47 - Keithan Jones

The Hall H Show podcast welcomes back Keithen Jones, the creator of The Power Knights comic book and owner of KID Comics. On this episode, On this episode, we talk about San Diego Comic-Con 2018, the Afrofuturism Lounge, Black Comix Day and the San Diego Comic Initiative. The San Diego Comic Initiative...what's that you ask? Well, if you are going to be at SDCC this year, stop by booth 1943 and meet Bobby Rubio, a Pixar story artist and creator of the comic books, Alcatraz High and 4 Gun...


Ep. 46 - Alex Callego and Justin Holden (Co-Founders of Palm Springs Comic-Con)

On this episode, we welcome Alex Callego and Justin Holden, Co-Founders of Palm Springs Comic-Con. We’ll do a quick preview of some of the panels and offsite events that we are interested in checking out, some of the shenanigans we will be up to at San Diego Comic-Con 2018 (come see Alex and myself at booth 1943) and about the unique relationship that PSCC has with Comic-Con International. You can find this podcast on Google Play, iTunes, Stitcher, iHeartRadio and Spotify and our...


Ep. 45 - Daniel Jaimes

On this episode, the Hall H Show (Aaron Nabus and Alex Benedicto) welcomes pointillism artist, Daniel Jaimes! He’s been busy in the studio and wanted to hangout at the beach to unwind for a bit before he went back to the studio. So we met up at Draft, in South Mission Beach in San Diego, CA. We enjoyed talking about his family, especially his parents; his art, which became his salvation; Star Wars and more! If you’re going to San Diego Comic-Con 2018, please go check him out in Artists...


Ep. 44 - Stephan Franck (Silver and The Iron Giant)

Aaron Nabus here and on this episode of the Hall H Show, we reconnect with one of my favorite comic book creators...well just one of my favorite creatives period, Stephan Franck, at WonderCon 2018. He's always willing to make time for his fans and his interviews are always fun and informative. So I appreciate him taking the time to talk with me, especially at a busy con like WonderCon. On this episode, we discuss his love for the noir genre, which is a huge influence on his comic book,...


Ep. 43 - Emily Moberly (Traveling Stories)

“We Empower Kids to Outsmart Poverty” is such an empowering and motivational statement. In fact, it’s the mission statement of Traveling Stories, a San Diego, CA non-profit organization. They believe that books are a necessity, not a luxury, that the ability to read and write is a human right and there is more than one kind of poverty and more than one kind of hunger. While it’s important to feed a child’s stomach, you mustn't forget about their mind and imagination. Through their...


Ep. 42 – Steve Kirk (Intergalacticon 2018)

Hey there fellow nerds, geeks, supporters of independent creators and avid con goers! On this episode of the Hall H Show Podcast, we welcome Steve Kirk, the Founder of the new kid on the convention block, Intergalacticon! What? Another con you say? But wait...if an intimate convention experience, for fans, by the fans and of the fans is what you are looking for, then come free your fandom on June 15th and 16th 2018 at the Town and Country in beautiful, San Diego, CA! Heroes will hang...


Ep. 41 – Greg Anderson Elysée and Marcel Dupree (The Gentleman)

Hey there fellow nerds, geeks and supporters of independent creators! The Hall H Show (Aaron Nabus and Alex Benedicto) welcome two comic book creators, Greg Anderson Elysée and Marcel Dupree who have joined forces to create a horror noir comic book, entitled, “The Gentleman.” Greg is the writer and creator of his own comic book, “Is’nana The Were-Spider,” which he talked about on episode 31 when we met him at Black Comix Day in February of 2018. He recently picked up three Glyph Awards...


Ep. 40 – Rylend Grant (Aberrant) – LACC 2017 and WonderCon 2018

Hey there fellow nerds and geeks, Aaron Nabus here and thanks for tuning into the Hall H Show podcast! Episode 40 is an epic podcast for three reasons. One...I finally met another person who’s a big fan of the Detroit Pistons, Korean food, David Chang and singing Karaoke! Two...his comic book, Aberrant, as of today’s date, April 16, 2018 is in previews and is scheduled for June 2018 release date (right before San Diego Comic-Con). Three...it’s episode 40! I once heard Pat Flynn from...


Ep. 39 - International Mobile Film Festival 2018 (Preview with Susy Botello and Hot Nerd Girl)

The International Mobile Film Festival 2018 is almost here and I encourage you to swing by and check it out! Taking place April 28 & 29, 2018 at the Marina Village Conference Center, in San Diego, California, the purpose of this mobile film festival is not only to create interest and spark creativity in people of all ages with limited income or resources but to actually inspire creative filmmakers to live to their potential and realize the opportunity to fulfill their dream. The...


Ep. 38 - South Bay Mike (Black Water Tattoo Club)

Mike Kellerman is a tattoo artist and owner of the Black Water Tattoo Club, located in Chula Vista, CA. “Southbay Mike,” as he is more widely known around South San Diego and around the world like in Japan and South Korea for instance, is also a survivor of cancer from secondhand smoke, first diagnosed at age 5, crystal meth addiction and homelessness. We appreciate Mike coming on the show and being vulnerable, showing us that the reason why he has such a sterling reputation isn’t only...


Ep. 37 - Matt Dunford (San Diego Comic Fest 2018 Preview)

Matt Dunford, current Chairman of San Diego Comic Fest is one of the biggest advocates for the importance of comic books, especially in the local San Diego, CA area. From playing in Pokemon tournaments, to cosplaying, to attending conventions and comic creator signing events, even to his additional duties as President of Little Fish Comic Book Studios and recently hosting Club Cosplay, Matt is quite literally...everywhere! On this episode we preview San Diego Comic Fest 2018, which takes...


Ep. 36 - Ben Russel

Ben Russel's portfolio contains a wide range of work, from realistic portraits, to full colored compositions of tattooed pin-ups and expressionistic oil paintings. He is also a huge fan of comics and movies, especially the horror genre. He shares a bit of his very inspirational story with us, from hitting rock bottom to rising up and finding himself not only as an artist, but as a self-help advocate who promotes personal freedom through creativity and passion. If you happen to be at...


Ep. 35 - Robert and Min Germar

What do Han Solo, Princess Leia, Glenn from The Walking Dead, Elektra, and the The Wasp have in common? They are just a few of the cosplays that our friends and cosplayers, Robert and Min Germar have done...so far. In fact, if you will be at WonderCon 2018 this Saturday...you will see their newest cosplay creations, Rick Hunter and Lynn Minmay from Robotech! We can’t wait to see these and all the other cosplays they will be unveiling in the the near future. Hall H Show podcast hosts,...


Ep. 34 - WonderCon 2018 (Preview)

WonderCon may be the smaller sibling of San Diego Comic-Con, but that in no way diminishes the experience. In fact, we might even call it a “goldilock con.” It’s large enough to attract some major talent, yet small enough so people who usually like more intimate cons, like us, can still enjoy it Hall H Show podcast hosts, Aaron Nabus and Alex Benedicto highlight a few of the panels, exhibitors and artists that they would like to see at Wondercon 2018! WonderCon 2018 takes place on March...


Ep. 33 - Jin Yung Kim

Love Voltron, Dragonball and Transformers art? Then you will love our next guest, illustrator, Jin Yung Kim! This podcast was recorded in October of 2017, when Jin just finished his comic convention season and was having fun creating art for Inktober. Now that the 2018 con season has started, Jin, who recently tore it up at Emerald City Comic Con, will be making an appearance at WonderCon 2018, which will takes place March 23rd to the 25th, in Anaheim, CA. On this interview, we touch on...