WESU Archives Archive Feed: comicbooks Archived radio content http://www.wesufm.org Sat, 02 Dec 2023 15:51:12 GMT WESU Archives Archive Feed: comicbooks http://www.wesufm.org https://wesu.streamrewind.com/banners/6.png 850 192 Pint O' Comics Episode 281 w/ Josh Viola - welcome to the Unioverse! https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/383998 <p>The Unioverse is the latest multi-media pop culture explosion, stepping right into the worlds of video gaming and comic books. Learn all about how to get onto this wild ride of fun and excitement in this episode. There are 2 sites to follow - the Unioverse and Hex Publishers. Writer and artist Josh Viola puts on a radio skin and explains it all, and so much more. Don't miss out!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/383998 Sun, 18 Jun 2023 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 278 w/ Rob Walton - Blood Lines Returns! https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/382514 <p>&nbsp;Old comics are new again - as they should be. Rob Walton's Blood Lines comic book first hit the shelves in 1987 and ran a few issues before ending far too soon. With some renewed interest, Rob has completed the series, to be published in collected form later this year. Learn all about it and more in this fun episode about an old indie comic returned to life!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/382514 Sun, 28 May 2023 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 264 w/ Pat Quinn https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/374841 <p>&nbsp;Artist and educator Pat Quinn joined me for a discussion of comics and sequential art for this episode and we enjoyed our discussion of such. Check it out!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/374841 Sun, 12 Feb 2023 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 262 w/ Matt Kindt https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/373817 <p>&nbsp;Mind Mgmt. Grass Kings. Black Badge. Folklords. BRZRKR. Matt Kindt has written a number of amazing comics in the last few years with the latest, Spy Superb and the upcoming Hairball adding to the ever-lengthening list. In this episode we discuss a large amount of those titles, developments in other media, future work, and Keanu. We even take an outside call! It's a rumblety-tumblety hour of pop culture fun - listen in!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/373817 Sun, 29 Jan 2023 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 257 - Xmas with Comic Artists! https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/371287 <p>&nbsp;Cold and a holiday couldn't keep your host away from the studio, and he brought friends. As is now traditional, Mike Kelleher of Kellustrations returns for the final show of the calendar year, along with friends Jim Taylor and Shawn Vermette. We discuss the work Kellustrations has done over the past year and the upcoming return of Mike's publishing imprint, Dilemma! A complete hour with the usual technical malfunctions for live radio makes for a wild end of year show. Check it out!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/371287 Sun, 25 Dec 2022 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 254 w/ Ron Garney https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/369746 <p>&nbsp;Ron Garney visits the studio live on air for the first time in 4 years! Ron's work has graced the two major comic book companies over the last 30 years, with art on Daredevil, Thor, The Hulk, Captain America and others at Marvel Comics, and the Justice League of America at DC. His current project is a 12 issue series nearing completion from Boom! Studios, called BRZRKR. Written by Matt Kindt (who appeared on Pint O' Comics in June of this year) and Keanu Reeves (yes, that Keanu), it's one crazy science fiction tale crossing eons of history. After some technical issues we get into the meat of what makes BRZRKR tick. All fun on another hour of Pint O' Comics!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/369746 Sun, 04 Dec 2022 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 249 w/ Alisa Kwitney https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/367197 <p>&nbsp;WESU alum Alisa Kwitney made a second trip to Pint O' Comics to discuss G.I.L.T., her recently completed comic book series from AHOY! Comics Magazines. Now in collected form and available this week, it was a good time to return to talk about the comic she calls a slice of &quot;the Golden Girls and the Twilight Zone.&quot; We do that, as well as delve into writing methods and past works from her illustrious career. Enjoy!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/367197 Sun, 30 Oct 2022 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 245 w/ Stuart Moore https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/365167 <p>&nbsp;Editor, writer, all-around decent guy Stuart Moore returns to Pint O' Comics and WESU for an hour discussing his newest comic series, HIGHBALL and a whole gallon of other topics. HIGHBALL is the latest series from AHOY Comics Magazines, the fun publisher of unusual series that tickle the fancy of your fair host. Listen as we meander through our nerd fun from the '70s and beyond. (And go discover BRONZE AGE BOOGIE for cryin' out loud!)</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/365167 Sun, 02 Oct 2022 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 243 w/ Peter Shiao https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/363657 <p>&nbsp;Movie and television producer Peter Shiao stops by the program to discuss his current slate of comic book projects being published by Immortal Studios. The comics and graphic novels all fill the void of WUXIA stories sorely lacking in American comics. Learn the basics of Immortal from Peter, where the stories originate from - it's a wonderful tale - and where he intends to take the readers! One solid hour of heroics and wonderment on Pint O' Comics!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/363657 Sun, 11 Sep 2022 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 229 w/Matt Kindt https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/357012 <p>&nbsp;Matt Kindt is a writer and artist of myriad work, from Valiant Entertainment to DC Comics, to Boom! Studios to Dark Horse. Here he and I discuss his new imprint at the latter, FLUX HOUSE and some of the work being released there. We also get into art and other things that make us both interested, as is the Pint O' Comics way.</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/357012 Sun, 12 Jun 2022 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 223 w/ Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson and Lee Marrs https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/353043 <p>&nbsp;Aces Weekly is a digital comic book anthology with a subscription price so low it crushes all thoughts of &quot;bang for your buck&quot;. Currently running in Aces Weekly is SONDRA OF THE SECRET SERVICE, written by three-time Pint O' Comics guest Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson and drawn by Lee Marrs who has more credits to her name than Nicky has letters in hers. In this hour learn why Sondra has such an important part of comic book history, discover a little of the creation process, and as always, much more as is the Pint O' Comics way. Aces Weekly can be found at acesweekly.co.uk and is an easy recommendation. Enjoy!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/353043 Sun, 01 May 2022 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 220 w/ Alisa Kwitney https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/351026 <p>&nbsp;There's a new comic called G.I.L.T. out from Ahoy Comics Magazines by author Alisa Kwitney and artist Mauricet. Alisa and Sir Jon discuss the new series, her time at Vertigo (the late, lamented publishing imprint of DC Comics), some of her books, and... disaster movies! It's the typical maze of pop culture topics on the latest episode of the Pint as Sir Jon repeatedly mispronounces Alisa's name.</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/351026 Sun, 10 Apr 2022 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 206 - Recalling 2021 https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/341960 <p>&nbsp;Songs, suggestions and recollections of Sir Jon's favourite things from 2021. Hear how it sounds when running three CD players, a computer app, and talking points all by oneself. Who needs engineers?</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/341960 Sun, 02 Jan 2022 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 205 w/Michael Kelleher https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/341372 <p>&nbsp;The tradition continues! Michael Kelleher of Kellustrations, a key comic book reconstructionist for reprint material, returns again to the Pint for the final show of 2021. Michael and Sir Jon chat it up about works he's been involved with recently, printing styles, and why it's so important for these funny books to be printed in a form easy to obtain. A fun show with no Steve Miller Band in sight.</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/341372 Sun, 26 Dec 2021 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics - Hey Kids! Comics! Episode 189 Repeat w/Howard Chaykin https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/339598 <p>&nbsp;Repeating a discussion of Howard Chaykin's top shelf comic book series Hey Kids! Comics! Volume 2: Prophets and Loss, an allegorical tale of the comic book industry through the years. lots of talk of comic book legends, &quot;legendary&quot; creators, and a frank look at pop culture from Howard, Sir Jon, and frequent guest host Mitch &quot;King of the Nerds&quot; Hallock.</p> <p>Original air date July 11, 2021.</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/339598 Sun, 05 Dec 2021 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 192 w/Evan Pozios https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/329075 <p>&nbsp;Ganache returns! That's right, Deft and Daft are together again LIVE in studio for the first time since January of 2020. For our big reunion show our special guest is Evan Pozios, writer of the upcoming series SILENCE from Second Sight Comics. We discuss a myriad of topics, from the origins of SILENCE, to inspirations, to conventions and distribution pre- and post- Covid. It's comics and creation with another episode of the Pint!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/329075 Sun, 01 Aug 2021 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 190 w/ artist John Gebbia https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/327921 <p>&nbsp;Closing in on the benchmark 200th show. Sir Jon has been enamoured with a fairly new comic book series called DOSE and had to share with the listening audience. Artist of the title is John Gebbia, who joins the show and even handles a first time event for his initial appearance. A fun hour of comics, art, and madness for Episode 190. Issues of DOSE are available now from your FLCS and It's Alive press.</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/327921 Sun, 18 Jul 2021 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 189 w/ Howard Chaykin https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/327344 <p>&nbsp;Sir Jon and Mitch &quot;King of the Nerds&quot; Hallock are joined by Special Guest Howard Chaykin, the loquacious writer and artist of HEY KIDS! COMICS! which is currently on volume two from Image Comics. Listen as we discuss the series, some of Howard's history and his deep love of comic books. It's a fun, funny, and fully informative show. Enjoy.</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/327344 Sun, 11 Jul 2021 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 188 - Matt Smith, THE Matt Smith https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/326766 <p>&nbsp;Sir Jon spends an hour talking shop with Matt Smith, artist of Boom! Studios' FOLKLORDS, Image Comics' LAKE OF FIRE, his own BARBARIAN LORD, and sometime illustrator of a character named Hellboy. Fun in the world of comic books with not just A Matt Smith, but THE Matt Smith.</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/326766 Sun, 04 Jul 2021 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 176 w/Alex Kosakowski https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/318524 <p>&nbsp;Cookie and the Kid is one of the best comic books Sir Jon has discovered in some time. Not only that, it's ALL AGES! Creator Alex Kosakowski discusses how he came up with the concept of Cookie and the Kid, why he chose the publishing house he did and some of the art tools he prefers over others. A fun, informative hour about an awesome comic book that cannot be recommended enough. With Mitch &quot;King of the Nerds&quot; Hallock!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/318524 Sun, 28 Mar 2021 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 166 w/Michael Kelleher https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/310977 <p>&nbsp;The final show of 2020 continues our tradition of inviting one of our favourite guests, comic book restoration mogul, Michael Kelleher of Kellustrations. We discuss his current work and all the fun things 2020 has brought us. Enjoy!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/310977 Sun, 27 Dec 2020 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 164 w/Mark Russell https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/309831 <p>&nbsp;Mark Russell, writer of such fan favourites as DC Comics' The Flintstones, PREZ, The Wonder Twins, and the award-winning Exit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles, joins Sir Jon for an hour discussion of his work, centering on the recently released collection of AHOY Comics' Billionaire Island. We discuss satire in comics and a host of topics that Pint O' Comics hopes listeners enjoy.</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/309831 Sun, 13 Dec 2020 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 159 w/Digital Pools! https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/304071 <p>&nbsp;Creators of the latest indie sensation DIGITAL POOLS join Sir Jon and a gleefully returning Ganache to the latest Pint. Writer Alex Robnett and artist Matt Stevens share what makes DIGITAL POOLS so fun and different, as well as what it takes to put together a comic from the ground up. Listen in!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/304071 Sun, 04 Oct 2020 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 157 - Reintroduction! https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/302890 <p>&nbsp;After three plus years of Pint O' Comics, we thought it would be a good time to reintroduce the show by pulling together the dreaded Clip Show. Enjoy an hour of selections from previous shows, plus a 12 minute discussion with Joe Illidge, Executive Editor of Heavy Metal Magazine, that was edited out of a recent show and never aired. For new listeners and old, tune in for what we are all about.</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/302890 Sun, 20 Sep 2020 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 150! with Joe Illidge https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/296522 <p>&nbsp;Recently risen to Executive Editor of Heavy Metal Magazine and all that encompasses, Joe Illidge joins Sir Jon for episode 150 - only half-way to the mark the lauded science fiction/fantasy/horror magazine will soon be striking! We discuss upcoming works, current imprints, what's good in comics and much, much more. 150 Pint O' Comics episodes/300 Heavy Metal magazines. Serendipity.</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/296522 Sun, 05 Jul 2020 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics episode 143 w/Mike Diana and Mike Hunchback https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/291883 <p>&nbsp;One man has the infamous distinction of being the only artist in the history of the United States to be convicted on obscenity charges. His name is Mike Diana and he is our Special Guest, along with Mike Hunchback, one of the producers of a recently released documentary called BOILED ANGELS: THE TRIAL OF MIKE DIANA. Ganache and Sir Jon discuss the film, Mike's art and the travesty Mike endured. Watch the movie, streaming now on Amazon Prime, then listen to the show!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/291883 Sun, 10 May 2020 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 142 w/Stuart Moore https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/291299 <p>&nbsp;Stuart &quot;F-Bomb&quot; Moore returns to the Pint to discuss AHOY Comics publications during the Coronavirus shutdowns, the future of the fine line of comics, and a little of Vertigo past. Listen in!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/291299 Sun, 03 May 2020 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 141 w/Mitch Hallock https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/290722 <p>&nbsp;Sir Jon and Ganache are back! After a month long break due to COVID-19 and a slew of reruns, the Pint returns with a new show featuring head of CT Gamer Con and the most excellent Terrificon, Mitch Hallock! Listen in as we discuss pop culture during a pandemic. It's more upbeat than it seems. Enjoy!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/290722 Sun, 26 Apr 2020 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 137 w/Jennifer DeRoss https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/285382 <p>&nbsp;Gardner Fox was a mainstay of DC Comics' early years and builder of what became the shared universe. Jennifer DeRoss found Gardner Fox to be a fascinating individual, writing a fine tome about the man and his works. Forgotten All-Star: A Biography of Gardner Fox is the focus this episode, with lots of nerdy info as we banter (and bicker) for an hour. With Mitch &quot;King of the Nerds&quot; Hallock in the Ganache seat!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/285382 Sun, 23 Feb 2020 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 133 w/June Brigman https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/282381 <p>&nbsp;We just can't get enough of CAPTAIN GINGER at the Pint. Avoiding another f-bomb incident, we asked the wonderful June Brigman, artist of said science fiction kitty cats in space title, to discuss her work. Check out an hour of comic book fun covering a few decades of work, extending into newspaper strips with Mary Worth and Brenda Starr!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/282381 Sun, 19 Jan 2020 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 130 w/Michael Kelleher https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/280577 <p>&nbsp;The second in a continuing tradition as Michael Kelleher of Kellustration returns to the Pint for the last show of the year. Michael's studio restores comic books for reprint projects utilizing up to date technology for continuing production. We get a little technical and drop a lot of comic book names, so get your Google search fingers ready!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/280577 Sun, 29 Dec 2019 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 114 w/Aug Stone (and Young Southpaw!) https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/270336 <p>&nbsp;It's a situational conversation night as Johnny Ganache finds Labor Day weekend difficult to obtain freedom from. Sir Jon is joined by comedian Aug Stone for his second Pint O' Comics appearance, in which we cover a smattering of topics all over pop culture. With a surprise appearance by Young Southpaw, it gets wild! Check it out!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/270336 Sun, 01 Sep 2019 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 112 w/Peter Simeti of Alterna Comics! https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/269148 <p>&nbsp;After a week off from Terrificon, Ganache and Sir Jon bring on President and Publisher of Alterna Comics, Peter Simeti! We discuss everything from paper quality to print design to distribution methods. Oh, and some fine comics, too. Listen in!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/269148 Sun, 18 Aug 2019 18:30:00 GMT Pint O' Comics Episode 95 w/Bob Greenberger https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/257741 <p>&nbsp;Editor, writer, teacher. Bob Greenberger has had his thumb on the pulse of comics for some time, having been involved with many different characters and settings. From DC Comics to Star Trek, to collective works and pulp tales, he's everywhere. The Jo(h)ns talk with Bob about it all!</p> https://wesu.streamrewind.com/https://wesu.streamrewind.com/bookmarks/listen/257741 Sun, 07 Apr 2019 18:30:00 GMT