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Kicking off the episode is the Man himself, Stan Lee, talking about more of his myriad projects, like Blood Red Dragon from Stan, Todd McFarlane, and Japanese pop star, Yoshiki. He’s also got The Seekers over at MTV Geek. Finally make sure to follow the modern version of Stan’s Soapbox with @TheRealStanLee on Twitter.
Next we welcome Greg Pak to our show for the first time ever! Greg tells us about Red Skull: Incarnate, his work with Fred Van Lente on the Canadian heroes of Alpha Flight, and his epic, long run on Hulk. Plus, if you’ve ever wanted to know how to pronounce his name, this is the place.
Bryan Q. Miller joins us to talk about the ending of fan favorite series, Batgirl, telling the behind the scenes story of how he ended it more prematurely than he’d planned. He also hints at upcoming work with DC Comics after the relaunch, contrary to some rumors that there are no new DC Comics planned from Miller.
Thomas Jane, star of movies and the TV series Hung is a real deal comic book creator. He’s joined by his Raw Studios partner, artist Tim Bradstreet to talk about the various comics they’ve got on tap like Bad Planet, Alien Worlds, and The Lycan, and just what it is they find important when it comes to making comics, and it’s not deadlines.
Rob Liefeld chats with us about all the upcoming work he’s got hitting the comic shop shelves. First, he gives us the low down on The Infinite with Robert Kirkman, and then he talks about Hawk and Dove, with the DC relaunch. Rob drops some hints that there is Deadpool movie footage out there, and it is happening, then goes on to talk about the longevity of some of his creations.
Witch Doctor was the first book announced on Robert Kirkman’s Skybound imprint for Image Comics. We’re joined by artist Lukas Ketner and writer Brandon Seifert, who are enjoying one heck of a good time at a comic convention. They tell us the story of how Kirkman plucked them out of the blue, just by chance, to announce his new imprint.
Jonathan Hickman talks to us about his newest creator owned work, Red Wing and Feel Better Now, as well as what’s in store in the future. Then we move over to the work at Marvel like Fantastic Four, including talking about one of his least favorite issues of Secret Warriors.
Finally, closing out the show, we’re honored to speak with Walt Simonson, legendary Thor creator, about the resurgence of the character for whom he is best known, and currently being celebrated in IDW’s Walt Simonson Thor Artist Edition and the Thor Omnibus from MarvelWe talk about the planning behind his long run on the character in the 80s, as well as his reaction to the Thor movie. But the writer and artist isn’t done yet. He’s got a graphic novel called The Judas Coin on the way from DC Comics, composed of six interconnected short stories featuring lesser known characters. Finally, Josh shares a memory with Walt.
We hope you enjoyed all the conversation and love of comics from this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. We’ll see you next at New York Comicon!
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