Friday, September 29, 2017

DTC 145 - Baltimore Comic Con 2017 - Part 2

   
Baltimore Comic Con 2017 Part 2

Before the Show - notes about Part 1, Baltimore Farmers Market, fire

Panel: Marv Wolfman and Mark Evanier in Conversation - Marv and Marc interview one another, tell stories, and take questions from the audience about their careers in the comic book industry

Panel: Comics in the 1970s - Ron Wilson, Elliott Maggin, Joe Staton, Keith Pollard, John Workman, and moderator Robert Greenberger discuss their memories of working at DC, Marvel, and smaller publishers and take questions from the audience about working in the comic book industry in the 1970s

Panel: Jack Kirby at 100 - Tom King, Walt Simonson, John K. Snyder III, Jerry Ordway, Mark Buckingham, Dean Haspiel, Rand Hoppe, and moderator Mark Evanier talk and take questions from the audience about the influence that Jack Kirby had on them as fans and creators

Panel: Len Wein Memorial - Jerry Ordway, Tom King, Elliott Maggin, Robert Greenberger, Mark Waid, and moderator Mark Evanier talk about their interactions as friends and colleagues with Len Wein

What I Bought - 2001: A Space Odyssey, Jack Kirby t-shirt, ApocalyptiGirl, Sgt. Rock Special

Visit the Baltimore Comic Con page for links to things discussed in this episode including audio recordings of panels.

Cover Art: Baltimore Comic Con 2017 Program Guide by Jamar Nicholas

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Monday, September 25, 2017

DTC 144 - Baltimore Comic Con 2017 - Part 1


   
Baltimore Comic Con 2017 Part 1

Before the show

Walking around the show floor

What I bought - Part 1 - Captain America, Spectacular Spider-Man

Inside the Art of Visual Storytelling - Carl Potts (writer, artist, editor) talks about what works and is most effective when illustrating a comic book story

Lunch

Walk, walk, walk

What I bought - Part 2 - Elseworlds, Batman, Howard Chaykin

Licensed Comics Panel - Mark Wheatley, James Kuhoric, Joseph Rybandt, and (moderator) J.C. Vaughn discussed their experiences writing and drawing licensed comic books, dealing with the rights owners, and feedback from fans

Purchasing Prints - Michael Golden, Ron Wilson

What I bought - Part 3 - Captain America, 2001: A Space Odyssey

Visit the Baltimore Comic Con page for links to things discussed in this episode including audio recordings of panels.

Cover Art: Baltimore Comic Con 2017 Program Guide by Jamar Nicholas

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Friday, September 22, 2017

DTC 143 - Small Press Expo 2017 - Part 2

   
Small Press Expo 2017 Part 2

Back Issue Prices

Brobots Vol. 1 - Sean Dove (and J. Torres)

The Lost Art of Ray Willner: The Adventures of Robin Hood

Dinosaur Empire! - Abby Howard

Workshop: Comics with Alexis Ziritt (1-2 PM) - practice going from a script to an illustrated page under the tutelage of comic book artist Alexis Ziritt

Lunch

Panel: Reading Without Walls (3-4 PM) - Gene Luen Yang interviewed by Johanna Draper Carlson

What I'm Watching Now

Visit the Small Press Expo page for links to things discussed in this episode including audio recordings of panels.

Cover Art: Small Press Expo 2017 Attendee Badge by Jillian Tamaki

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Monday, September 18, 2017

DTC 142 - Small Press Expo 2017 - Part 1

   
Small Press Expo 2017 Part 1

Before the show, walking the show floor, lunch

Panel: Gilbert Hernandez and Jim Rugg in Conversation (12:30-1:30 PM) - a discussion of Gilbert Hernandez career with some insights into his process and his thoughts about his independent work and the work he has done for others

Newsprints by Ru Xu

Panel: Barometer of the Free Press (2-3 PM) - editorial cartoonists Ann Telnaes, Matt Wuerker, Keith Knight, and Ben Passmore discuss their experiences with negative reactions to their work and the importance of editorial cartoons with moderator Tom Spurgeon

Back issue bins

Klaus Nomi t-shirt by Derf Backderf and Old Man Winter and Other Tales by J. T. Yost - Birdcage Bottom Books

Cartozia Tales 1 - Isaac Cates

Amiculus - Travis Horseman

Giving Life to Little Lulu - Fantagraphics

Panel: Filling in the Pieces - Comics Biography (5-6 PM) - Box Brown (Andre the Giant; Tetris), Anais Depommier (Sartre), and Luke Howard (The Life of Earnest Hogan, Father of Ragtime) talk about their experiences researching and creating biographical comic books with moderator Chris Mautner

What I'm Reading Now

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Cover Art: Small Press Expo 2017 Attendee Badge by Jillian Tamaki

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Sunday, September 3, 2017

DTC 141 - Jack and the Fade Out

   
Jack and The Fade Out

00:00 - Intro

02:02 - Samurai Jack Season 2 (Part 2)

2.11 XXIV - Jack Is Naked
2.12 XXV - Jack and the Spartans
2.13 XXVI - Jack's Sandals

15:02 - The Fade Out Part 1 (of 3)

The Fade Out (2014) 1-4 by Ed Brubaker, Sean Philips Elizabeth Breitweiser, David Brothers

29:57 What I Bought - The Fade Out, Velvet, Cloak and Dagger, Legion of Super-Heroes, Back Issue magazine, Doom Patrol Archives

39:06 Final Thoughts

Cover Art: Samurai Jack by ?, The Fade Out 1 by Sean Philips

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

DTC 140 - Dave Talks Comics in 2016 - Part 5


   
Dave Talks Comics in 2016 - Part 5

A look back comic books I read and cartoons I watched in July, August, and September of 2016

00:00 - Intro

02:37 - Eternals (1976) 1-7 by Jack Kirby, John Verpoorten, and Mike Royer

21:00 - Eternal Utterings from Eternals (1976) 1-7 - including letters from Ralph Macchio, Greg Potter

- Chariots of the Gods? by Erich von Däniken

28:20 - Samurai Jack Season 2 (Part 1)

2.01 XIV - Jack Learns to Jump Good
2.03 XVI - Jack and the Smackback
2.06 XIX - Jack Remembers the Past
2.09 XXII - Jack and the Hunters

47:00 Final Thoughts

Cover Art: Eternals 6 by Jack Kirby and Frank Giacoia, Samurai Jack Season 1 (DVD Box)

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Monday, July 24, 2017

DTC 139 - Heroes Con 2017 - Part 4


   
Heroes Con 2017 - Part 4

0:00 Breakfast and shopping for lunch

4:40 Back Issue Bins: Daredevil, Ka-Zar the Savage, Uncanny X-Men, Marvel Team-Up, New Teen Titans, magazines

People: Derek Coward, Luke Foster, Dave Wachter

24:20 Driving Home from Charlotte, NC

32:50 Notes: Uncanny X-Men 146, Ka-Zar the Savage 12

Visit the Heroes Con page for links to things discussed in this episode including audio recordings of panels.

Cover Art: Hereos Con 2017 Program Guide by Mike Wieringo, Casey Jones, and Rico Renzi

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

DTC 138 - Heroes Con 2017 - Part 3


   
Heroes Con 2017 - Part 3

0:00 Before the Panels

Jack Kirby Prints, Heroes Con T-Shirts, Comic Book Magazines

Breakfast

Back Issue Bins: Daredevil, Dr. Strange Classics, Crime SuspenStories, Captain America, Flash

Joey Weiser - Batman and the Outsiders commission

Mike Meyers

19:27 Villains in Pop Culture: Psychology of Evil

34:30 Heroes Con Mega Panel: Eisner and Kirby at 100

58:58 All-Star Squadron Panel

Dinner

1:12:02 Notes - Wounded Wolf, Simon & Kirby, Paul Grist, 2001

Visit the Heroes Con page for links to things discussed in this episode including audio recordings of panels.

Cover Art: Hereos Con 2017 Program Guide by Mike Wieringo, Casey Jones, and Rico Renzi

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Monday, July 3, 2017

DTC 137 - Heroes Con 2017 - Part 2


   
Heroes Con 2017 - Part 2

0:00 Before the Panels

2001: A Space Odyssey

Josh Greathouse

Mike Maihack

Lunch @ the Dandelion Market and Dessert @ Amelie's

12:30 Michael Golden Panel

21:12 Between the Panels

Image Comics Panel

Bin Diving: New Teen Titans, Tales of the Teen Titans, Tales of the New Teen Titans, Mister Miracle

29:13 Storytelling Panel with Jim Shooter

40:15 After the Panels

Dave Wachter

Bin Diving: Wonder Woman, X-Men, Tales of the New Teen Titans

Dinner @ Lang Van Vietnamese and Dessert @ Insomnia Cookies

Visit the Heroes Con page for links to things discussed in this episode including audio recordings of panels.

Cover Art: Hereos Con 2017 Program Guide by Mike Wieringo, Casey Jones, and Rico Renzi

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Monday, June 26, 2017

DTC 136 - Heroes Con 2017 - Part 1


   
Heroes Con 2017 - Part 1

The drive to Charlotte, what I ate, where I stopped along the way and what I am looking forward to including commissions I will be picking up and panels I want to go to

Visit the Heroes Con page for links to things discussed in this episode including audio recordings of panels.

Cover Art: Hereos Con 2017 Program Guide by Mike Wieringo, Casey Jones, and Rico Renzi

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Monday, February 20, 2017

DTC 132 - Dave Talks Comics in 2016 - Part 1


   
Dave Talks Comics in 2016 - Part 1

A look back at the books I read and (comic book-related) tv shows I watched in January, February, and March of 2016

Astro City - Part 1
http://davetalkscomics.blogspot.com/2016/05/dtc-111-astro-city-part-1.html

Teen Titans: The Judas Contract
http://davetalkscomicsnotes.blogspot.com/search/label/Judas%20Contract

Scalped: You Gotta Sin to Get Saved
http://davetalkscomicsnotes.blogspot.com/search/label/Scalped%20Vol%208

Cloak and Dagger: Crime and Punishment
http://davetalkscomicsnotes.blogspot.com/search/label/C%26D%20Crime%20and%20Punishment

Spider-Man: A New Goblin http://davetalkscomicsnotes.blogspot.com/search/label/A%20New%20Goblin

The Shadow: Blood and Judgment
http://davetalkscomicsnotes.blogspot.com/search/label/Shadow%20Blood%20and%20Judgment

Avengers: Once an Avenger http://davetalkscomicsnotes.blogspot.com/search/label/Once%20an%20Avenger

Punk Rock and Trailer Parks
http://davetalkscomicsnotes.blogspot.com/search/label/Punk%20Rock%20and%20Trailer%20Parks

Titan
http://davetalkscomicsnotes.blogspot.com/search/label/Titan

Jessica Jones (Season 1)
http://smallscreenscrawls.blogspot.com/search/label/JJ%20S1

Star Wars: Clone Wars (Season 2)
http://smallscreenscrawls.blogspot.com/search/label/SWCW-S2

DC's Legends of Tomorrow (Season 1)
http://smallscreenscrawls.blogspot.com/search/label/LoT%20S1

Justice League Unlimited (Season 3)
http://davetalkscomics.blogspot.com/2016/04/dtc-110-jlu-season-3-part-1.html

Samurai Jack (Season 1)
http://davetalkscomics.blogspot.com/2016/01/dtc-104-samurai-jack-season-1.html

Cover Art: DC/Marvel Cover Collage

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Monday, January 16, 2017

DTC 131 - The Great Darkness Saga Part 7


   
The Great Darkness Saga Part 7

01:39 Legion of Super-Heroes 296 - a number of plot threads are explored as the Legion tries to get back to business as usual following their epic battle with Darkseid and his minions

26:13 Additional Notes - letters page, annuals, layered plots, legion elections, hairstyles, final thoughts

http://davetalkscomicsnotes.blogspot.com/2016/07/legion-of-super-heroes-296.html

Cover Art: Legion of Super-Heroes 296 by Keith Giffen and Larry Mahlstedt

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