Word Balloon Podcast

Word Balloon Podcast – Fred Van Lente

Show Notes

On this episode of Word Balloon, Marvel writer Fred Van Lente gives us the lowdown on the upcoming HERC and Alpha Flight books he'll co-write with Greg Pak, plus we talk about the current Power Man and Iron Fist mini series.

Plus Fred discusses his work on the latest issue of Comic Book Comics #5 the all lawsuit issue. He and artist Ryan Dunleavy do a great job explaining the various litigation battles with clarity and great humor.

Finally, we talk about Fred's work in 2001 as the original writer of Platinum Studios infamous graphic novel Cowboys and Aliens, now a major motion picture, coming out this summer.


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  1. john, love your darth vader impression.

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