Hall H Show-logo

Hall H Show

Art >

More Information


United States






Ep. 63 - International Mobile Film Festival 2019 (Susy Botello and Seth Dacio)

On this episode, we welcome back our good friend, Susy Botello, founder of the International Mobile Film Festival to talk about this year’s festival, which takes place April 27 and 28, 2019 at the Marina Village in San Diego, CA. We also welcome a filmmaker that we met at last year’s festival, Seth Dacio! He submitted another film for 2019, which was accepted, so we thought it would be fun to have him on to share his thoughts on the festival and the growing smartphone film movement. We...


Ep. 62 - David Schrader (Baby Badass)

On this badass Hall H Show podcast episode, Aaron Nabus welcomes the writer and co-creator of the comic book, Baby Badass, David Schrader! David is a writer/filmmaker with deep roots in the LA alternative comedy scene. He has an extensive background in stand-up, sketch and improv. What makes this episode badass, is that we offer not just one...but two interviews with him! The first one features my conversation with him from San Diego Comic-Con 2018 where we discussed the first arc of Baby...


Ep. 61 - Travis Rivas

Aaron Nabus and Alex Benedicto from the Hall H Show welcomes comic book writer (Unstoppable Cherub), editor of the Super-Abled Comics anthology and disability advocate, Travis Rivas to the podcast! Travis was just on episode 60 where he was joined by a few of the Accidental Aliens, to promote their 2019 anthology – which was successfully funded on Kickstarter! He is back to talk about a project (Super-Abled Comics anthology) that is near and dear to his heart since he was born with TAR...


Ep. 60 - Accidental Aliens 2019

Hello Hall H Show listeners! Aaron Nabus here and on this episode, we welcome Emily Rocha, Travis Rivas, Scott Lost and Lee Kohse, just a few members of the Accidental Aliens, a comic book creating group based in San Diego, CA, to discuss their 2019 anthology which has been fully funded on Kickstarter...so congratulations to them. Their Kickstarter ends on April 1, 2019...so go check out the stretch goals and support some incredible indie comic book creators! I had fun talking to them...


Ep. 59 - Tristan Whitehouse (San Diego Comic-Con 2018)

Hey there Hall H Show listeners! Aaron Nabus here and we're continuing our journey back to San Diego Comic-Con 2018 with my conversation with Tristan Whitehouse from the comic book creating group, The Accidental Aliens. At the time of this recording, he had just gotten out of panel featuring The Accidental Aliens at San Diego Comic-Con 2018 and he was in the middle of completing his first comic book, "The Adventures of Terrik Zion," which is now finished so please check it out! It was...


Ep. 58 - Rob Salkowitz (San Diego Comic-Con 2018)

Aaron Nabus here and one my personal heroes when it comes to covering pop culture and comic books is Forbes writer and author of the book, "Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture," Rob Salkowitz. On this episode, which was recorded at San Diego Comic-Con 2018, we got to talk about the first comic book he read, "The Spirit" by Will Eisner, which was given to him by his father; his connection to underground comic legend, Dennis Kitchen; his journey to becoming a writer for Forbes; the...


Ep. 57 - Arlen Schumer (San Diego Comic-Con 2018)

On the last episode, episode 56, we learned a bit about Arlen Schumer, comic book historian, author, illustrator and graphic designer from my interview with him that was recorded at Palm Springs Comic-Con 2017. On this episode, recorded at San Diego Comic-Con 2018, we learn more about his three pop culture "children," Bruce Springsteen, The Twilight Zone and the Silver Age of Comic Books. We also talk about his argument of the racism concerning Black Panther's mask, auter theory of comics...


Ep. 56 - Arlen Schumer (Palm Springs Comic-Con 2017)

Aaron Nabus here and one thing I love about podcasting is being able to connect with and share the stories of incredible people in the pop culture and comic book universe. One such person is the brilliant silver age comic book historian, illustrator, author and fellow graphic designer, Arlen Schumer. This episode was recorded at Palm Springs Comic-Con 2017 just before Arlen was set to give a VisuaLecture about the 25th Anniversary of Batman the Animated Series. I enjoyed our conversation...


Ep. 55: Matt Dunford (San Diego Comic Fest 2019 Preview)

It’s the start of the convention season and we couldn’t think of a better way to welcome it’s return than inviting back the current chairman of one of our favorite cons, San Diego Comic Fest, Matt Dunford! San Diego Comic Fest 2019 takes place on March 7-10, at the Four Points by Sheraton on Aero Dr. in San Diego, CA. The emphasis at San Diego Comic Fest is on comics, science fiction and movies, served up with a sense of community that brings professional writers and artists together with...


Ep. 54: Lord Mesa

If you are an avid comic convention goer, you've probably seen the awesome and unique artwork of Lord Mesa. You've also probably seen the long lines at his booth! With his eye catching stylized art inspired from shows such as Arrow, Flash, Supergirl, Supernatural, comic books, anime and pop culture movies, it's no wonder that he has such a large following. Which is why we thought it would be a good idea to talk with him before it got to busy first thing in the morning when we visited him...


Ep. 53: Keithan Jones (2018 Recap / Black Comix Day 2019)

Happy New Year! On this episode, we welcome back one of our favorite indie creators, Keithan Jones! Keithan is the owner of KID Comics and the creator of the comic book, The Power Knights. If you’ve been a long time listener of the show, you’ll know that he felt he owed his 11 year old self the opportunity to bring this idea to fruition. We’ll catch up on the latest issue, cover some our highlights of 2018 and we’ll also talk about another project that Keithan has created, “Black Comix...


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 and...


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 and...


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 website,...


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,...