Host Anthony Desiato brings the season to a close with comic book artist V Ken Marion (HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS, TRINITY). Anthony and Ken nerd out over comics and SMALLVILLE, mount a defense of Zack Snyder's DC films (spoiler warning for JUSTICE LEAGUE), and discuss how Ken navigates the comic book industry. Season Finale.
Host Anthony Desiato reunites with previous guests Chris D'Lando (ReedPOP content coordinator) and Chris Wilcock (Undiscovered Realm owner) to tackle another entry in the Power Rangers film franchise: 1995's Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. The trio talks continuity, Zordon's turtlenecks, the endless whooshes, and so much more with a mixture of nostalgia and humor in this movie club entry of Flat Squirrel Tales.
Host Anthony Desiato moderates a book club discussion of legendary writer Grant Morrison's entire 7-year run on the Batman titles, including BATMAN, BATMAN & ROBIN, and BATMAN INC. Anthony's guests are Batman fan Dan Greenfield (13th Dimension) and Morrison disciple Mike Sangregorio. The episode examines Morrison's views on the enduring nature of the character, the mining of obscure Batman history in the run, and the challenges and rewards of reading Morrison. SPOILER WARNING.
Host Anthony Desiato continues his conversation with Jermaine Exum (aka Lord Retail), the manager of Acme Comics in Greensboro, NC. In this installment, Anthony and Jermaine discuss the role of the comic book retailer today, the state of the industry, and the current controversy over incentive covers. This episode is Part 2 of a two-episode podcast crossover with My Comic Shop History. To hear Part 1, download Episode 3.8 of My Comic Shop History now!
Host Anthony Desiato pays a visit to comic book creator and former retailer Brandon Montclare (ROCKET GIRL, MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR) to talk crowdfunding, the business of creator-owned comics, the creative process, and the state of the industry.
Host Anthony Desiato compares notes with a pair of up-and-coming comic book creators: writer Frank Martin (MODERN TESTAMENT) and artist Damien Torres (The Kubert School '14). The trio discusses aspirations, dealing with rejection, hustling to get work, networking techniques, and balancing creativity with daily life.
Host Anthony Desiato catches up with the old comic shop gang in a series of conversations: In "Rich Roney Revealed?", Anthony and Tom Darby get Rich to play along and finally peel back some of the layers of mystery surrounding Alternate Realities' elder statesman. Then, in "O'Dwahconomics 2017," Anthony recounts the secret origin of the podcast with Brian O'Dea and Doug Doescher. The episode also features interstitial chats with Bill Maio, including the previously untold "Rabbi Collection" story, some Jeff Hwang speculation, and a lost chapter of AR's ownership history.
Host Anthony Desiato presents a podcast 2-in-1: First up, with convention season in full swing, Anthony speaks with Dan Greenfield (13th Dimension) and Chris D'Lando (ReedPOP) about their comic con experiences. Then, in the second half, Anthony journeys to It'z Vintage in NJ to explore the art and business of custom toys with store owner/action figure customizer Allen Baus.