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Episode 61 - Jeffrey Brown!

12/11/2017
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From stories about boners, loneliness and bad sex to kids comics and the Star Wars universe - That's one heck of a career trajectory! We get into it with Jeffrey Brown, author of Clumsy, Unlikely, Darth Vader & Son/Vader's Little Princess/Goodnight Darth Vader, the Jedi Academy series, and his new series for kids Lucy & Andy Neanderthal (among many many more)! PLUS: Zack & Mike talk about the recent problems with Patreon's fairly random fee restructuring, what that means for creators, and...

Duration: 01:08:15


Episode 60 - Comics Journalism Roundtable

12/5/2017
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Recorded live at the PULP Culture Comics Arts Festival & Symposium on October 21st in Burlington Vermont, this Comics Journalism roundtable brings Joe Sacco, Sophie Yanow, Iona Fox and the Party Boy himself, Mike Dawson to the stage to talk about their work specifically through the lens of journalism. Moderated by Andy Kolovos, and featuring James Kochalka and Glynnis Fawkes, this was a fun conversational chat, that was very illuminating. Thankyou to the organizers of the PULP festival for...

Duration: 00:59:23


Episode 59 - Sarah Glidden!

11/27/2017
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Sarah Glidden is the author of How To Understand Israel in 60 Days Or Less, multiple short form comics, and her newest book Rolling Blackouts. Rolling Blackouts is about Sarah's travels through Syria and Iraq with a group of reporters, and what she learns about those places, the people that live in them, and the fundamental philosophies and processes of journalism. We talk about her travels, her writing and editing process, journalism vs fiction, and her larger goals as a cartoonist. But...

Duration: 01:14:19


Episode 58 -Jason Thompson & Jumana Al Hashal

11/21/2017
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Jason Thompson and Jumana Al Hashal are a husband/wife cartoonist & project manager duo who have turned to collaborative game design. Their first game, Mangaka, was a pictionary-esque take on the Japanese comics industry, and their new game Cartooner looks to both skewer and explore the US version of the comics art form. We talk about the game, of course, but we also get into what it’s like to collaborate with your significant other, getting “civilians” excited to draw comics, the...

Duration: 01:20:09


Episode 57 - Short Run 2017!

11/13/2017
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This week: Dispatches from the show floor at Short Run 2017! Zack attended this always excellent show and got short interviews with Fiona Avocado, Jason T Miles, Fran Lopez, Anna Vo, Kevin Uehlein, Kelly-Sue Deconnick, Patrick Keck, & Cole Johnson. A good time was had by all! If you missed Short Run, catch the vibe now by proxy.

Duration: 01:22:25


Episode 56 - Sarah Horrocks!

11/6/2017
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Sarah Horrocks returns! We last spoke to cartoonist and critic Sarah Horrocks in our "Best of 2016" episode, and she's back for a full length interview. She's got a new ongoing serial called GORO that she's releasing in print and digital formats, and we dive deep into that. Sarah goes in depth on her goals there, as well as digging into her writing and drawing process, philosophy of pacing both within a story and a page, mark making vs legibility, and staying true to the emotional content...

Duration: 01:10:39


Episode 55 - Tillie Walden!

11/2/2017
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This week, Tillie Walden joins us on the party floor! Tillie is the author of the books The End of Summer, I Love This Part, A City Inside, and the newly released memoir Spinning. She's also recently completed an extended webcomic narrative in On A Sunbeam. We talk fiction vs autobio, writing and drawing process, her compulsion to work, career thus far, CCS, subtweeting, trauma, memory, the cruelty of teenagers, and of course a little bit about ice skating. Mike also details his time at...

Duration: 01:01:53


Episode 55 - Tillie Walden!

10/31/2017
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This week, Tillie Walden joins us on the party floor! Tillie is the author of the books The End of Summer, I Love This Part, A City Inside, and the newly released memoir Spinning. She's also recently completed an extended webcomic narrative in On A Sunbeam. We talk fiction vs autobio, writing and drawing process, her compulsion to work, career thus far, CCS, subtweeting, trauma, memory, the cruelty of teenagers, and of course a little bit about ice skating. Mike also details his time at...

Duration: 01:01:53


Episode 54 - Karl Stevens!

10/23/2017
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Please welcome Karl Stevens, author of Failure & his upcoming book from Retrofit Comics, The Winner. We talked class war, drawing from life, sobriety, collaboration, and more. Also, Mike and Zack talk about the change of Editorial at TCJ, economics, and unions!

Duration: 01:05:24


Episode 53.5 - Jim Rugg and Caitlin McGurk

10/16/2017
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It's a special THROWBACK episode! Mike had a stomach bug that precluded us from recording this week, so we're posting an old conversation between Mike, Jim Rugg & Caitlin McGurk discussing Dan Clowes' Death Ray. It originally appeared on Mike's old podcast TCJ Talkies. A new regular episode will be up later this week, but for now enjoy this discussion about teenage friendships in the work of Dan Clowes, his use of color and full-bleed layouts, and also a photo of him Mike once saw where...

Duration: 01:23:47


Episode 53 - One Year of Process Party!

10/9/2017
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Join us for a Very Special Episode of Process Party: It's our Birthday! (aww) Mike and Zack got together and posted the first episode 1 year ago this week, and forgive us but we get a little misty thinking about it. That doesn't mean we spend the whole episode patting ourselves on the back, but we do take the opportunity to have a bit of the patented jibba jabba you know and hopefully love. We also took some questions from our listeners to spice things up this time! Topics include: Whither...

Duration: 00:55:09


Episode 52 - Christopher Sebela!

10/2/2017
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Please welcome to the party floor Christopher Sebela, writer and co-creator of Welcome Back, Heartthrob, High Crimes, among many others. Chris talks about his adventures at the Clown Motel, freelance writing, collaboration, work for hire and working within constraints, long-gestating projects, writing Harley Quinn, and more!

Duration: 01:01:59


Episode 51 - SPX 2017!

9/25/2017
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It's SPX time! One of the best & funnest alt-comics festivals, the Small Press Expo 2017 has come and gone, and Zack was there with his recording device to prove it. With short interviews from Celine Loup, Rob Clough, Chuck Foresman, Daniel Spottswood, Nathan Fox, Melissa Mendes, Kyle Bravo, Vincent Stall aka King Mini, Francois Vigneault, Mardou, Jess Fink, Glynnis Fawkes, & Shannon Wheeler!

Duration: 01:30:10