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PODCAST 33: FRED VAN LENTE + CRYSTAL SKILLMAN

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Jef UK talks with writer Fred Van Lente about his work on Amazing Spider-Man, Incredible Hercules, Archer & Armstrong, G.I.JOE, his craft, and how he broke into professional comics. Then, playwright Crystal Skillman discusses her play Geek!, and the New York City, Off-Broadway scene. This episode of the Trip City Podcast was produced by [...]

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PODCAST 32: MATT BORS

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Trip City Northwest correspondent Ryan Alexander-Tanner talks to Pulitzer-Prize nominated, nationally syndicated political cartoonist Matt Bors, who recently released his first collection of comics, Life Begins at Incorporation, after a successful Kickstarter campaign.  The discussion includes Bors’ early life as a fanboy, his growing political awareness, his obsessive work ethic, future career plans, and [...]

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PODCAST 31: GREGORY BENTON + ERIC SKILLMAN

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Seth Kushner talks to Gregory Benton, who has has been making comix since 1993. He cut his teeth on the political anthology World War 3, moving on to writing and drawing stories for Nickelodoeon, Vertigo, DC Comics, Disney Adventures, Watson-Guptil, Entertainment Weekly, as well as contributing to numerous alternate-press comix anthologies. A graphic novel, [...]

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Podcast 30: Danny Fingeroth

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  Dean Haspiel talks to Danny Fingeroth, who edited and wrote many Marvel Comics from the late 1970s to the mid-1990s, which included Spider-Man, The Avengers, Iron Man, Daredevil, What If?, Darkhawk, and Dazzler. Danny also wrote several books such as Disguised as Clark Kent: Jews, Comics, and The Creation of the Superhero, and The Stan [...]

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PODCAST 29: Chris Roberson (with Allison Baker)

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Chris Roberson’s career as a comics writer and founder of the digital comics publisher MonkeyBrain is sometimes overshadowed by his controversial exit from DC Comics over creative differences and his well-documented moral aversion towards the Before Watchmen project.  TRIP CITY Northwest correspondent Ryan Alexander-Tanner was all too willing to ask about these intriguing subjects [...]

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PODCAST 28: ZACK SOTO

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  TRIP CITY Northwest Correspondent Ryan Alexander-Tanner interviews cartoonist Zack Soto, curator of the popular webcomics collective studygroupcomics.com and writer/artist of The Secret Voice.  Their conversation covers a range of topics, including the benefits of working on short stories, digital illustration programs like Manga Studio and drawing digitally vs. drawing on paper, Soto’s fine [...]

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PODCAST 27: FAREL DALRYMPLE

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  TRIP CITY Northwest Correspondent Ryan Alexander-Tanner interviews comics creator Farel Dalrymple about his life and times as a professional cartoonist. Dalrymple discusses his progress on his ambitious next graphic novel, The Wrenchies, to be released by First Second upon its completion. They also discuss attitudes towards collaboration, work-for-hire, print vs. digital, serializing work vs. premiering [...]

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PODCAST 26: MARK WAID + STEPHEN DESTEFANO

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At this past fall’s Baltimore Comicon, Dean Haspiel had the great fortune to talk to Mark Waid, one of his favorite genre writers in comic books, the day after he won several Harvey Awards for his brilliant revamp of DAREDEVIL for Marvel Comics. Accompanied by Seth Kushner and Christina Whalen Blanch, they discuss Mark’s now infamous controversial 2010 Harvey Awards [...]

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Podcast 25: Michael Arthur

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On Friday, December 7th, 2012, Dean Haspiel had a great conversation with fellow Brooklynite and artist, Michael Arthur, the heir apparent to Al Hirschfeld, who was America’s premiere theater & arts caricaturist and a major influence. They discuss how they first met, the impact of the brush pen, and a fascinating overview of [...]

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PODCAST 24: FRANK QUITELY + JOE KEATINGE

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At this past fall’s Baltimore Comic Con, Dean Haspiel had the great fortune to talk to Frank Quitely, one of his favorite comic book artists of the 21st Century, while he drew a “Robin” commission. They discussed what other franchise characters Frank would give the same treatment he gave to ALL-STAR SUPERMAN [answer: HULK], [...]

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PODCAST 23: JOSH SIMMONS

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  On Friday, November 9th, 2012, Dean Haspiel sat with cartoonist, filmmaker, provocateur, Josh Simmons to discuss THE FURRY TRAP, his new collection of psycho-sexual-horror stories published by Fantagraphics Books. They also talked about Josh’s comix career which includes his book projects HAPPY, HOUSE, and JESSICA FARM. Plus, sharing beds with other cartoonists, sexual [...]

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PODCAST 22: STOYA + KATELAN FOISY

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Seth Kushner sits with pornstar Stoya.  The interview was conducted with Seth in a chair and Stoya laying in her bed next to him,  Listen for Seth getting understandably flustered, as they discuss her career in porn and having sex on camera, the business and realities of porn, and on how she provides advice [...]

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