Word Balloon Podcast

Word Balloon Podcast – Jason Latour, Rick Remender & John Romita Jr, Jason Aaron & Nick Bradshaw, and Art & Franco!

Show Notes

On this episode of Word Balloon Writer-Artist Jason Latour joins us to talk about his upcoming run on Marvel Comics Winter Soldier. Jason is taking over when Ed Brubaker leaves the series in late December, and talks about his collaboration with artist Nic Klien and his thoughts on the stage stage of Bucky Barnes life. Jason is also involved in DC’s coming adaptation of D’Jango Unchanied , doing flashback sequences  working with lead artist RM Guerra and colorist Guilia Brusco. He tells us about the exciting challenges of presenting the spaghetti western in comic form. We also talk about a 2-part comic Latour is making with Mike Mignola and John Acurdi in the Hellboy/BPRD universe called Sledgehammer ’44. It’s a World War 2 story that Jason took on as artist, after the passing of John Severin earlier this year. This Dark Horse Project will debut in March.

Here’s a Latour convention sketch of D’Jango

Plus 2 more Marvel NOW! press conferences. First Rick Remender and John Romita Jr. discuss the November 21st debut of their Captain America run. Both are very excited about the new cosmic adventure they have laid out for the Star Spangled Avenger.Then Jason Aaron Nick Bradshaw and Nick Lowe discuss the new direction for Wolverine And The X-Men that began this week with this week’s issue #19.

Finally some speculation about Disney’s acquisition of Lucas Films, and the announcement of a  new Star Wars film in 2015, with Art Balazar and Franco! , the creative team behind Tiny Titans and Superman Family Adventures. Art & Franco are die hard Lucas fans, and are beside themselves with excitement, postulating the possibilities.


Time Code

Jason Latour  00:00-101:50

Rick Remender & John Romita 101:51-156:20

Jason Aaron & Nick Bradshaw  156:21-252:21

Art Baltazar & Franco!                252:22-End Of Show


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