Word Balloon Podcast

Word Balloon Podcast – NYCC 2011 Interviews

Show Notes

On this episode of Word Balloon we hit the floor of last week’s New York Comic Con and speak with a number of creators.

You’ll hear talks with Frank Quitely (Batman & Robin, Multiplicity), Chris Burnham (Batman Leviathan),  Matt Wagner (Legendary Comics) , Shane Davis (Superman Earth One Vol 2)  Gabriel Hardman (Betrayal Of The Planet Of The Apes, Secret Avengers) Mahmud Asrar (Supergirl) Tom Fowler (Venom) & Tom King,  Fred Van Lente (Alpha Flight, Comic Book Comics ) Ryan Dunlavey ( Comic Book Comics , MTV Comics)  Brent Schoonover (Mr. Murder is Dead, Astronaut Dad) Jon and Matt Roscetti (Venture Bros, Growing Up Comics) and Dave Elliott  (Marksmen Red Spike Heavy Metal)

Time Code:

Intro 00:00-01:45

Frank Quitely, Chirs Burnham, & Matt Wagner 01:46-10:13

Gabriel Hardman 10:14-15:47

Mahmud Asrar 15:48-18:55

Fred Van Lente & Ryan Dunleavy 18:56-29:57

Shane Davis 29:58-46:31

Tom Fowler & Tom King 46:32-57:16

Brent Schoonover 57:17-105:52

Jon & Matt Roscetti 105:53-111:50

Dave Elliot 111:51-136:12

Close 136:13-137:20


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  1. podcasts dont seem to be loading to well at all today

  2. Excellent episode, John, and I must say, Shane Davis is a breath of fresh air.

  3. Yeah I’m having to download all the podcast. The player is the broke.

  4. Ah! It was so nice to hear a comic artist not drool all over those abominable motion comics. As he said it’s not a comic it’s animation.

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