Seth Kushner sits down with Sean Howe, author of the new book, Marvel Comics: The Untold Story, from Harper.  The two long-time comics fans talk about Sean’s years of exhaustive research into Marvel Comics history, Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, the their favorite comics and creators growing up, the comics they enjoy today and much more. […]

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PODCAST 20: Nick Abadzis

   In this episode of The Trip City Podcast Chris Miskiewicz sits with British cartoonist, writer, and graphic novelist Nick Abadzis for an in depth interview about his twenty-five years of working in comics, including his graphic novel Laika which has, to date, been translated into eleven different languages around the world, and his latest book, Hugo […]

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This week on the Trip City Podcast, Jef UK and filmmaker Amy Finkel talk to legendary musician and outsider artist Daniel Johnston about his first ever graphic novel, Space Ducks: An Inifinite Comic Book of Musical Greatness, available now from BOOM! Studios. [Jef UK and Amy Finkel interview Daniel Johnston. Photo by Seth Kushner.] […]

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PODCAST 18: Angry Bob + Brooke Van Poppelen

First up, Dean Haspiel sits with comedian/actor, Angry Bob, at the Remedy Diner in the lower east side of New York City and discusses Angry Bob’s comedy roots and origins, and so much more. Plus, you get to sit with Dean and listen to Angry Bob unleash unholy brown hell on the final night […]

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PODCAST 17: Aline Kominsky-Crumb & Dominique Sapel + Thor Parker & Alex Rae + Christopher Irving & Seth Kushner


Jeff Newelt, AKA JahFurry, interviews Aline Kominsky-Crumb and her best friend / artistic collaborator Dominique Sapel. Aline Kominsky-Crumb is an American underground comics artist, and wife of cartoonist Robert Crumb. Dominique Sapel is a multidisciplinary artist living and working in the South of France. They were both in NY for the opening of “Miami Makeover: Almost Anything […]

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Author Chuck Klosterman is interviewed by Ron Scalzo, who guest-hosts and guest-produced this episode.  Topics discussed include Klosterman’s latest novel The Visible Man; his books Killing Yourself To Live, Fargo Rock City, Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs; his love of watching football; the finale of the ABC TV series Lost; current shows he admires like […]

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Podcast 15: Jim Salicrup

  Comics legend Jim Salicrup is the editor-in-chief of the all ages publisher Papercutz, which publishes Nancy Drew, The Hardy Boys, Bionicle, Geronimo Stilton, The Smurfs, and The Three Stooges,  among other titles. But he might be best known for working twenty years at Marvel Comics where he edited books such as The Uncanny X-Men, Fantastic Four, Avengers […]

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Podcast 14: Lizz Winstead + Charles Soule


  Dean Haspiel and writer, Tim Hall, interview comedian/writer/performer, Lizz Winstead, who is best known for co-creating THE DAILY SHOW, and they discuss her life and career and her new book, LIZZ FREE OR DIE. Teenage heartthrob Jef UK talks to author Charles Soule about his upcoming Image Comics collection 27: Second Set, his […]

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In Episode 13 of the TRIP CITY podcast, guest host Ron Scalzo talks with Brooklyn-based band Burlap To Cashmere, where such topics discussed include the band’s history, the advantages and disadvantages of being independent artists, and more.  Also, we present three of the band’s original tracks from their self-titled sophomore album. [Ron Scalzo interviews […]

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Episode 12: Harvey Pekar Tribute + Josh Frankel

In episode 12 of the TRIP CITY podcast, we present a recording of the “Harvey Pekar Tribute” from last year’s Miami Book Fair, featuring Harvey Pekar’s wife, Joyce Brabner, Cleveland artist, Joseph Remnant, The Pekar Project & Cleveland editor, Jeff Newelt, and The Quitter & American Splendor artist, Dean Haspiel. Plus, an interview with […]

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Podcast 11: Scott Ogden + Peter Snejbjerg + Palle Schmidt

In this episode of the TRIP CITY podcast, Chris Miskiewicz interviews Danish writer and graphic novelist, Palle Schmidt, about his work in comics and fascination with noir. Followed by Palle and Danish artist, Peter Snejbjerg [of Starman and DC/Vertigo Comics fame], having an in depth discussion about the current Danish comics market. Also, Jef […]

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Episode 10: Becky Cloonan + Larry O’Neil

Seth Kushner interviews cartoonist, Becky Cloonan, about her new work on Conan The Barbarian for Dark Horse Comics, her self-published mini-comic Wolves, collaborating with writer, Brian Wood, and more! Pals since high school, Dean Haspiel sits down with writer/filmmaker, Larry O’Neil, and they talk about their early rebellions, their passion for comic books and […]

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