iFanboy Video Podcast

iFanboy – Episode #174 – San Diego Comic-Con 2010: Part One

Show Notes


iFanboy takes you to SDCC like no one else can, getting inside with the best creators in comics, and talking about actual comics among all the madness. This year was no exception, so get ready for the first part of our 2010 San Diego Comic-Con coverage.
Skottie Young of Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Ron talked to artist Skottie Young, hot off his double Eisner win for Wonderful Wizard of Oz with Eric Shanower.
Peter Krause of Irredeemable
Peter Krause, the artist on Mark Waid's Invincible, from BOOM! Studios, talks with Josh about returning to comics, and working on a book as special and fun as Irredeemable.
Chris Burnham of Officer Downe and Amory Wars
Chris Burnham absolutely let loose with his artwork with Officer Downe, written by Joe Casey. The feast of carnage and silliness was nothing but fun. He's also involved in Claudio Sanchez' Amory Wars with BOOM! Studios.
Ron Marz and Michael Broussard of Artifacts from Top Cow
Top Cow writer extraordinaire Ron Marz, and up and coming artist Michael Broussard talk to Josh about the new mini-series, Artifacts, and what it means in the Top Cow Universe, as well as all the extra care put into this story.
Joe Kelly of Megamind
Joe Kelly, a favorite writer of iFanboy, fresh off the Grim Hunt story in Amazing Spider-Man chats with Ron about the change of pace in writing the comic prequel to the upcoming Megamind animated film.
Jeph Loeb of Red Hulk
The always affable Jeph Loeb talks about wrapping up his monster Red Hulk series with artist Ed McGuinness and his new role as head of Marvel's TV department. Will there come a time when we'll see a primetime Marvel series on TV? This is the guy to ask.
Grant Morrison of Batman, Inc., The Return of Bruce Wayne, and Batman and Robin
DC's Batman helmsman Grant Morrison tells us a very little bit about the next act in his Batman opus, Batman Incorporated, as well as the viability of a character like Damian Wayne.
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  1. ludusmaximus ludusmaximus says:

    Man, such a great show guys.  I could listen to Grant Morrison talk for days

  2. Gabe Gabe says:

    At about 5:20, I see Paul sneaking about dressed as hugh hefner.  Nice try paul.

  3. mickmac59 mickmac59 says:

    Outstanding show guys, and one of the funniest opening credits you’ve ever done. All the hours & hard work are so worth it. Great job!

  4. Cedric Cedric says:

    So glad you finally got a Grant Morrison interview. Batman’s operations tripled, sounds exciting:)

  5. Josh Flanagan josh (@jaflanagan) says:

    We’ve had Grant on the show several times. Just sayin’.

  6. jackietam jackietam says:

    Mike Romo rules.

  7. Josh Flanagan josh (@jaflanagan) says:

    Wait till next episode.

  8. redlibertyx redlibertyx says:

    Ron’s intro is the…weirdest? Is that the right word?

  9. Loved the opening intro. Great show all round, can’t wait for part two.

  10. s1lentslayer s1lentslayer says:

    Great show guys!

  11. darkturtle darkturtle says:

    Great interviews. Just wondering, will you guys upload as a special edition podcast the digital comics panel that Ron moderated?

  12. Conor Kilpatrick conor (@cskilpatrick) says:

    @darkturtle: We didn’t record it.

  13. RazorEdge757 RazorEdge757 says:

    Wow, Grant Morrison said that Bruce would make Damien worse…… I wonder how that will play out when Bruce returns?

  14. I’m soooo glad morrison is going to keep writing batman, he’s got a great grasp on the characters and he’s taking them really interesting places.

  15. froggulper says:

    ^Yep, agree completely. I do hope that Morrison gives us some plotline-closure before Batman Inc. starts up, but I’m looking forward to a more global, team-oriented title.

    Great show guys.

  16. ChrisG ChrisG says:

    Great show. Love the cheesy intro; you should use it for your regular show. Was Brian K. Vaughan at the con? Does he have any future comic book plans?

  17. Gabe Gabe says:

    Josh gets 10 extra points for the yellow arrow at the wall…

  18. Josh Flanagan josh (@jaflanagan) says:


  19. torippu torippu says:

    I didn’t get the yellow arrow to the wall bit. Was that related to Thomas Jane?

  20. Josh Flanagan josh (@jaflanagan) says:

    Some jokes are for more long time viewers/isteners @torippu. It happened at SDCC last year. I’msure we talked about it somewhere, but I can’t remember where.  Audio show?

  21. MisterBlank MisterBlank says:

    How nerdy am I that I notice James Urbaniak (who played R. Crumb in American Splendor and is the voice of Dr. Venture on the Venture Bros.) walk by in the background of the Go Daddy spot?

  22. Jim Mroczkowski Jimski (@jimski) says:

    @MisterBlank, we all have our people. Last year, I literally bumped into comedian Doug Benson, and when I went to tell people about it I got a steaming bowl of "Who?"

  23. braincloud braincloud says:

    Finally getting around to seeing the video.  It blows me away how great these things look.  You guys are top notch.  I love the ‘moment of zen’ bit in the beginning with the cosplayers eating lunch.  genius.


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