Episode 159 With Pete Casazza – January 4, 2015

We kick off the new 2015 year with a look at how things are going on the front lines of the comics industry – in a popular local comics shop!

You’ll enjoy my chat with Pete Casazza from the Big Planet Comics store in College Park, Maryland. Pete is both a fan and a businessman in the industry, so he notices trends and interesting developments in his shop. He talks about what went up and what went down in 2014, and discusses books, movies and television that are comics-related. He surprises me with many of his insights, so I’m sure you’ll enjoy listening! You can find out more about his excellent store at this link! The illustration above shows his excellent store and has Pete’s picture inserted in the upper left corner!

Be back next week so we can continue to enjoy our comics in 2015!

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Episode 158 With Marcelo Bravo From Prymal – December 28, 2014

We wrap up 2014 with a fun interview with Marcelo Bravo, one of the creators behind Prymal, The Jungle Warrior! During our discussion, Marcello talks about his second Kickstarter campaign, which will fund issues #3 and 4 and is doing very well! You can support this project until Tuesday, January 6, 2015, at 11:06 p.m. EST at this link! We chat about all things comics, including the character’s origins and what makes her unique when compared to other jungle heroes! For more information about Prymal, check out the Maelstrom Comics website!

Next week, we’ll kick off 2015 with an interview with another excellent comics creator! Don’t miss it!

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Episode #157 With The Return Of Sam Johnson – December 21, 2014

This week you’ll enjoy the return of Sam Johnson, one of the creators of The Almighties, who talks about their new issue #0, which is now available. He discusses the characters and how this title has moved from parody into its own adventure format, among other things. To get these books, go to this link! He also updates us on his other projects, Geek-Girl and Cabra Cini, Voodoo Junkie Hit Woman, as well!

Then I continue my yearly holiday tradition of playing the audio from Twas the Dark Knight Before Christmas, an excellent video you can find here on YouTube. It has a great lesson for this festive season, so don’t miss it!

Next week, I’ll be back to chat with another excellent comics creator! Don’t miss it!

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Episode #156 With The Return Of Alex Lobato – December 13, 2014

This week features the return of Alex Lobato, one of the creators of Max Hunter: Snow Fall: Part 2 from Dark Side Global, a company that’s developing a whole new comics universe centered in Gateway City. Alex is wrapping up his second Kickstarter campaign on this series, and you can still contribute by going to this link! He discusses his love of comics, how Max Hunter came to be and what the future might hold for this character and the company! The first issue is now available at comixology.com, but can also be found at darksideglobal.com and comicsfix.com.  Be sure to listen in to what he has to say and check out my review of the first issue at this link!

Next week, I’ll be back to chat with another great comics creator! Don’t miss it!

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Episode #155 With Bryan Talbot – November 23, 2014

Have I got a treat for you in the latest episode of my Wayne’s Comics Podcast!

I talk with writer/artist Bryan Talbot about Grandville: Noel, the latest in a series of hardcover graphic novels made available here in the States by Dark Horse. The books follow Inspector LeBrock, a badger with the detective skills of Sherlock Holmes. We talk about the series including the characters and how long it will continue. Then Mr. Talbot discusses his other projects as well, so you won’t want to miss it!

To read my review of Grandville: Noel here on the MajorSpoilers.com website, go to this link!

Next week, I’ll have another great interview with another great comics creator, so be sure to listen in!

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Episode 154 With Siike Donnelly And Omar Spahi – November 16, 2014

This week, I introduce you to another rising star in the comics industry, the folks at OSSM (pronounced “awesome”) Comics. To learn more about them and their products, go to their website at this link!

I talk with OSSM creators Siike (pronounced “seek”) Donnelly and Omar Spahi, who also are guiding the company into being another “up and coming” comics producer, ready to break into the mainstream by developing excellent comics filled with top-notch stories and art. We discuss their current books, Thaniel, Foster, Monomyth and Xenoglyphs, that latter miniseries leading into their ongoing Separators comic. You’ll want to learn about these terrific comics, so don’t miss it!

Next episode, I’ll have another great interview with another terrific comics creator, so be sure to listen in!

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Episode 153 With Jim Calafiore – November 9, 2014

Have you picked up Leaving Megalopolis yet? If not, you should! This week, I talk with Jim Calafiore, the artist on this recently collected story printed by Dark Horse.

We discuss how he and Gail Simone launched this project through Kickstarter and how the book and the story evolved. Jim also drops hints about what may this universe’s future as well as talking about what comics he’s working on these days. Don’t miss it!

Next week, I’ll have another great interview with another terrific comics creator, so be sure to listen in!

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Episode 152 With Eric Dean Seaton – November 2, 2014

This week, I talk with television director Eric Dean Seaton, the creator of an excellent series of graphic novels called Legend of the Mantamaji from “And … Action” Entertainment! To learn more, check out his website at this link!

We discuss how you can access these books, how the story came to be and what it’s like to create your very own comics mythology! We also chat about the characters, magic and diversity in comics, all things this series handles extremely well! I’m sure you’ll enjoy what Eric has to say, so don’t miss it!

Next week, I’ll have another great interview with another terrific comics creator, so be sure to listen in!

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Episode 151 With Michael Alan Nelson – October 26, 2014

He’s back! It’s always great to chat with one of my very favorite comics writers, Michael Alan Nelson, who’s creating Hexed and Day Men for BOOM! Studios!

We discuss both of those comics, including Hexed’s history and how he became involved with Day Men.  We also discuss a favorite subject of mine, women characters in comics, as well as the characters in each of the books he’s currently working on! I’m sure you’ll enjoy what he has to say, so don’t miss it!

Next week, I’ll have another great interview with another terrific comics creator, so be sure to listen in!

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Episode 150 With Bob Layton – October 19, 2014

He’s probably best known for his terrific work on Iron Man as well as his involvement with the creation of the Valiant characters, so it’s great to have an interview with Bob Layton for this landmark 150th episode of the Wayne’s Comics Podcast!

We discuss the state of the comics industry as well as what it’s like working out in Hollywood and attending conventions these days! We also talk about how he continues to enjoy taking chances professionally and what he thinks of digital comics versus the print versions! You won’t want to miss what he has to say on these and other related topics!

Next week, Michael Alan Nelson returns to discuss the new series of Hexed from BOOM! Studios! Don’t miss it!

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