(Matt's power was out for 62 hours. That's why this was late.) This week, we're beyond pleased to welcome Michael Witwer, one of the authors of the new Dungeons and Dragons: Art and Arcana! We talk about where he found all that good good art, choosing which art to use, the utility of the gelatinous cube, why certain characters dress the way they do, why bards are the best and more! Plus, a listener question about leadership!
This week, we're happy to welcome back friend of the show Jon Morris to talk about his new book, The League of Regrettable Sidekicks! We talk once again about what constitutes a character being "regrettable," the worst Robin, a sidekick that did all the work, the Joker's pre-Harley sidekick, why one notable sidekick is missing, and much more! Plus, a listener question that honors the memory of Stan Lee.
Friend of the show Kel McDonald returns this week to talk about her new Comixology Original The Stone King! Of course, we also talk about werewolves, as well as the horror of drawing horses, characters talking to themselves, asking artists what they want to draw, werebears and more! Plus, a question that combines the worlds of wrestling and comics!
Friend of the show Michel Fiffe returns to the show this week to talk about his new GI Joe series, Sierra Muerte! We talk a lot about G.I. Joe. A lot. Copra and Bloodstrike come up a couple times, but it's mostly G.I. Joe. Plus, Matt and Chris take a meta listener question!
It's our annual Halloween episode, so you know we had to ask on our annual Halloween guest, Benito Cereno! We've gotten together with him to create a list of 20 monsters--fictional and perhaps not-so-fictional--ranked from best to worst. Who will win the Monster Match? Listen and find out!
Friend of the show Christopher Hastings and new pal Branson Reese are asking us to let them into this week's show, and we're excited to have them! We're talking about their new graphic novel, Draculagate, as well as building a world around monster diplomats, storytelling habits from webcomics, The West Wing vs. Veep, what makes Dracula special, sequel possibilities and much more! Plus, Matt and Chris take a high-difficulty listener question!
Friend of the show Jeremy Whitley is back this week to talk about his new Rainbow Brite series, the return of The Unstoppable Wasp and "Suicide Squad for My Little Pony"! We talk about sleep habits, getting hit by hurricanes, heist teams made up of cartoon heroines of the 1980s, what the Wasp team was doing on its hiatus, working with a greeting card company and a whole lot more! Plus, Matt and Chris answer a listener question about some BS!
Friend of the show Jim Zub returns to War Rocket Ajax this week to talk about the new Dungeons and Dragons: Evil at Baldur's Gate comic series from IDW, Avengers No Surrender and a whole lot more! Plus, Chris welcomes back guest host Elle Collins to fill in for Matt!
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Longtime friend of the show Tom Peyer stops by this week to talk about his new series The Wrong Earth, about superheroes from different eras of comics getting switched, and his work as the editor of the new Ahoy Comics line! We talk about a certain superhero show from the 1960s, tropes, space cats, assembling a lineup of comic greats, creating "comic magazines" and a whole lot more! Plus, two, yes two, listner questions! One serious, one silly!
Comedian, writer and part-time Captain Picard Jon Sung joins us for the show this week to talk about his web series Tales from Ten Forward! We discuss the logistics of drunk Star Trek retellings, synthehol, if Voyager is the “fun” show, space fashion, falling into the role of Picard, and much more!
This week we're so pleased to be talking with our pal Fred Van Lente about his new novel, The Con Artist, as well as real-life con experiences (his and others') that inspired the book, peppering the real and the fictional into the story, comics history, pitching the idea for a Comic-Con murder mystery, writing a book with an unusual structure, future comics work, and much more! Plus, we take a casting-based listener question!