Tuesday, July 16, 2019

DTC 167 - Heroes Con 2019 - Part 4

 

   
 
Heroes Con 2019 - Part 4

Before the Panels
- What I Bought (Jack Staff, Johnny Hiro, Luger, Skeleton Key, Avigon)

Meet Betty Brown Ph.G - Tom Heintjes talked about the Betty Brown comic strip which ran from 1934 to 1948 in Drug Topics, a trade magazine for pharmacists

Charles Vess and Bill Sienkiewicz - Bill and Charles talked about their work, what inspired them, and compared notes on other art related topics

After the Panels
- Tom Heintjes - Hogan’s Alley
- Nicky Wheeler Nicholson - Before Superman
- Rand Hoppe - Jack Kirby Museum
- Dave Wachter - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 
- David Pepose - Spencer & Locke


Links

DTC 151 - Feb 2018 - What I Read and Watched
Reading for the Trade - Comic Geek Speak Super Show 2010
Jack Staff Vol. 1 - Everything Used to Be Black and White
Marv Wolfman and Mark Evanier in Conversation
Cartoonist Kayfabe - Youtube
Cartoonist Kayfabe - Stitcher


Cover Art: Heroes Con 2019 Program Guide by Sergio Aragones and Stan Sakai

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Sunday, June 30, 2019

DTC 166 - Heroes Con 2019 - Part 3

   
Heroes Con 2019 - Part 3

Before the Panels
- Drew Moss - Red Sonja/Vampirella, Howl at the Moon
- Chris Schweizer - Crogan Adventure Series, movie posters, Santa Claus,

The Black Thumb Society - Inkers John Beatty, Mike Royer, and Klaus Janson discussed their careers and the role of the inker with Mark Evanier

Sketch-Off - Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Paul Pelletier, and Lee Weeks answered questions as they drew characters suggested by the audience

Between the Panels
- Josh Greathouse
- Marc Thomas - Phileas Reid Knows We Are Not Alone, Beowulf

Celebrating the Legion of Super-Heroes - Artists Greg Laroque, Kieth GIffen and Joe Staton talked to moderator Nancy Northcott about their time working on the Legion of Super-Heroes

All Hail Jack Kirby! - Mike Royer, Jim Amash, Rand Hoppe and Mark Evanier talk about Jack Kirby and the various roles he played in their lives as a writer, artist, mentor, and friend


Links

DTC 48 - Cartoon Talk, Gambit
DTC 145 - Baltimore Comic Con 2017 - Part 2
DTC 162 - What I Read Mar Apr 2019
Marv Wolfman and Mark Evanier in Conversation
Cartoonist Kayfabe

Cover Art: Heroes Con 2019 Program Guide by Sergio Aragones and Stan Sakai

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Sunday, June 23, 2019

DTC 165 - Heroes Con 2019 - Part 2

   
Heroes Con 2019 - Part 2

Cartoonist Kayfabe Live - Ed Piskor and Jim Rugg talk memories of Heroes Cons past (bin diving, art auctions, travel companions), preview their other panels, and answer questions from the audience

Walking and Talking with
- Joey Weiser - Ghost Hog, Mermin
- Scott Fogg - Phileas Reid Knows that We Are Not Alone
- Tuskegee Heirs

Before Superman panel - Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson and Athena Finger talk about their grandfathers (Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson and Bill Finger) and the era of comic books that predates Superman with Andrew Pepoy

What I Bought
- All-American Men of War, Supernatural Thrillers, Green Lantern, DC Comics Presents, Who’s Who in the Legion of Super-Heroes


Links

DTC 85 - For the Man Who Has Everything
DTC 126 - The Great Darkness Sage - Part 6
DTC 135 - Dave Talks Comics in 2016 - Part 4
Dave Talks Comics Notes - Green Lantern
Read Moore Comix - Superman Annual 11

Cover Art: Heroes Con 2019 Program Guide by Sergio Aragones and Stan Sakai

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Thursday, June 13, 2019

DTC 164 - Heroes Con 2019 - Part 1

   
Heroes Con 2019 - Part 1

Panel Previews - Three days, dozens of panels, and lots of decisions

Links

Heroes Con - Event Schedule

Cover Art: Heroes Con 2019 Program Guide by Sergio Aragones and Stan Sakai

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Saturday, June 8, 2019

DTC 163 - What I Read - May 2019

   
What I Read - May 2019

00:00 What I Read (Part 1)
- Lazarus (2013) 1, 2
- Astro Boy: The Greatest Robot on Earth
- All-Star Squadron 36

09:00 What I Watched
- Cowboy Bebop
- Star Blazers 2199
- Future Man

13:55 What I Read (Part 2)
- Captain America (1968) 269-272

Links

Lazarus (2013)
Astro Boy: The Greatest Robot on Earth
Captain America 1981-1984

Cowboy Bebop
Star Blazers 2199
Future Man

Cover Art: Captain America (1968) 272 by Mike Zeck and John Beatty

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Sunday, May 5, 2019

DTC 162 - What I Read - Mar Apr 2019

   
 
What I Read - Mar Apr 2019

00:00 Ikigami (Episode 5: Life Out of Control)
08:00 Avengers: Under Siege
14:00 Twilight (1990) 1-3
17:45 Hellboy: Seed of Destruction (1994) 1-4
21:15 Captain America and the Defenders
30:20 Kurt Busiek’s Astro City (1996) 10, 11, 12, 1/2, 13
36:50 Batman and the Outsiders (1983) 1-4
42:40 Astro Boy: The Greatest Robot on Earth

Links

Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit
Avengers: Under Siege
Twilight (1990)
Hellboy: Seed of Destruction
Captain America and the Defenders
Kurt Busiek’s Astro City (1996) Vol. 3: Family Album
Batman and the Outsiders (1983) Vol. 1
Astro Boy: The Greatest Robot on Earth

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

DTC 161 - What I Read - Feb 2019

   
What I Read - Feb 2019

00:00 Thoughts on podcasting and blogging about comic books
18:30 New Teen Titans Vol. 5: New Teen Titans (1980) 28 - 34, Annual 2
23:00 Captain America
24:00 Terry and the Pirates
29:45 Kurt Busiek’s Astro City (1996) 1-9
43:45 Deathlok (1990) 1-4
49:30 Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit Episodes 1-4

Links

New Teen Titans (1980) 28-34, Annual 2
Captain America 1981-1984
Terry and the Pirates - Vol. 1 (1934-1936)
Kurt Busiek’s Astro City (1996) Vol. 2: Confessions
Kurt Busiek’s Astro City (1996) Vol. 3: Family Album
Deathlok (1990) 1-4
Ikigami: The Ultimate Limit

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Sunday, January 13, 2019

DTC 160 - Huntress - Cry for Blood

   
Batman/Huntress: Cry for Blood 1-6
Jun-Nov 2000
By Greg Rucka, Rick Burchett, Terry Beatty (inks on 5-6)

JLU: Double Date
Written by Gail Simone
Starring Huntress, Question, Green Arrow, Black Canary

What Else I’m Reading - New Teen Titans, Astro City

What I Bought - Brave and the Bold 151-200

Links
Cry for Blood
Double Date
DTC 65: JLU (Season 2, Episodes 6-9)

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Editor’s Notes:

1. The Huntress (Helena Wayne) was a member of the Justice Society in the late 1970s and early 1980s before she joined Infinity Inc.

Cover Art: Batman/Huntress: Cry for Blood 4 by Rick Burchett

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