My First Comic at Marvel: David Anthony Kraft

December 31st, 2018

DAK tells just how he came to be on staff- proof reading, editing- and finally, writing, at Marvel Comics Group in the mid-70s.  Then we get into some storytelling clinic talk!  He's busy with Yi Soon Shin, these days- check it out!

Corwin speaks to the Amber Order warriors, Sri Lanka LARP

November 24th, 2018

Al Milgrom talks comics with C Lue!

October 25th, 2018

The kid from Huntington Woods grew up with a real passion for reading DC Comics. He was creating his own stories by the time he pulled up at the drug store that carried the first appearances of two characters with whom he'd spend many working hours one day: Spider-Man and Mighty Thor.
Sometime after graduating the University of Michigan in 1972, Jim Starlin's old school chum Allen Milgrom would embark on his own comics career. He did some writing over at Warren Publishing. He'd revisit Thor and a new generation of Avengers with Roger Stern in the 80's, inking Thor as drawn by Ron Frenz and written by Tom DeFalco in the 1990s. He wrote and drew the Peter Parker title in 1984, too.

Pat Broderick Part one

October 15th, 2018

Hey, let's talk to Pat Broderick!  He's awesome!

Patrick Broderick was 17 when he answered a cattle call for DC’s new Junior Bullpen project. How lucky was he to step out of the long line and run into Carmine Infantino? Pat drew early appearances of Iron Fist in Marvel Premiere, and later, Captain Marvel, a flame-headed guy called Ghost Rider in a Marvel Team-Up fill-up, and a good run on Micronauts (succeeding Mike Golden, ending with #34, cover date, Oct. 1981) before he started Firestorm back-ups at DC. He later co-created the Nathaniel Adam iteration of Captain Atom, also drawing Batman: Year Three, a terrific revival of Green Lantern, and the inventive Doom 2099. He’s also been an adjunct instructor at the Tampa Bay Art Institute. Pat returned to draw more Green Lantern and various covers for Marvel, also.

Gerry Conway’s Firestorm- introduction

September 14th, 2018

We chat a bit about the first animated Spider-Man, then dive right into the origin of Firestorm.

John Ostrander talks Firestorm- part two!

September 10th, 2018

MOre of my conversation with John Ostrander, the acclaimed DC/ Dark Horse writer behind Star Wars: Legacy, the upcoming Hexer Dusk, the Spectre, the modern Suicide Squad, and the book that kicked all those off:  Firestorm!

John Ostrander: Firestorm, the Spectre, and writing pt. 1

August 31st, 2018

A conversation with writer John Ostrander!   We chat about breaking in at DC during the Legends crossover; the influence of socially conscious writing by Denny O'Neil- and vegetarian dinner with Denny; and real life, philosophy and imagination.  We dig into some of the themes that inspired John on Firestorm; his teamwork with Tom Mandrake; and as a bonus, talk a little about staying true to the nature of The Spectre, a Golden Age hero with a very specific tone. 

Teacher C’s Goodbye Song

August 19th, 2018

A song created and inspired by my online classes in ESL as TEacher "C"

Teacher C’s Goodbye Song

August 17th, 2018

I made this song for when I put the student's faces in the 'boat' at the end to say goodbye to one another.  I recorded this with my cast of animal and doll helpers, so I should thank :  Teacher C, Sam the MOnkey, Jabbit RAbbit, Anne the Doll, and of course, Lelly the Elephant (Lellephant!), with a cameo added in the big chorus from the orginal voice of Lelly, my wife Angela DAwn.

With author Matthew David Curry

June 5th, 2018

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