Podcasts – Comic Books

 

SCRIPTS & SCRIBES PODCAST #34 w/ JT Krul

We talk to JT Krul about the differences in working for a large vs. smaller comic book publisher, writing distractions and the process of writing a prose novel vs. comic book scripts.   (recorded 10/1/12)


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SCRIPTS & SCRIBES PODCAST #31 w/Matt Hawkins

We talk to Top Cow President and writer of Think Tank and Cyberforce, Matt Hawkins about ways to break into comic book industry as a writer, using science and technology in stories and the Top Cow Talent Hunt.  (recorded 9/25/12)


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SCRIPTS & SCRIBES PODCAST #22 w/Vince Hernandez

We talk to Vince Hernandez about the challenges he faces as an editor, developing creator owned comics, how, as a writer, he deals with being edited by someone else and much more.  Listen to the entire interview below.  (recorded 5/21/12)

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SCRIPTS & SCRIBES PODCAST #21 w/Scott Allie

We talk to Scott Allie about how he got his start in the industry, the submission process at Dark Horse, writing prose vs. for the comic book medium and much more.  Listen to the entire interview below.  (recorded 5/24/12)

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SCRIPTS & SCRIBES PODCAST #19 w/David Schwartz

We talk to David Schwartz about how he got started writing comics, developing creator owned books, where the idea for Idolized came from and much more.  Listen to the entire interview below.  (recorded 5/17/12)

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SCRIPTS & SCRIBES PODCAST #12 w/Joshua Dysart

We talk to Joshua Dysart about his new Valiant title Harbinger, bringing real life themes and issues into comics, why comics are more widely accepted as art and entertainment in Asia and Europe than in the U.S., how a writer gets a job on a comic property, whether Toyo Harada or Professor X would win in a pie eating contest and much more.  Listen to the entire interview below. (recorded 5/10/12)

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SCRIPTS & SCRIBES PODCAST #9 w/James Lucas Jones

We talk to James Lucas Jones about the submission process and where Oni finds new talent, what an editor’s responsibilities are, ownership of comic properties, the effect of digital downloads to the comic book industry, lead times in comic book publishing, Billy Pilgrim vs. Scott Pilgrim and much more.  Listen to the entire interview below. (recorded 5/8/12)

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SCRIPTS & SCRIBES PODCAST #8 w/Brian Buccellato

We talk to Brian Buccellato about co-writing Flash, writing what you know, transitioning from comic book colorist to writer, self-publishing a comic vs. using a publishing company, using crowd funding as a direct marketing pre-sale system, writing and working in the film industry, which Fantastic Four villain he would play in a movie and much more.  Listen to the entire interview below. (recorded 4/25/12)


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SCRIPTS & SCRIBES PODCAST #7 w/Adam Beechen

We talk to Adam Beechen about writing for television vs. writing comic books, the difference of writing animation and live action, creating a video podcast for a comic title like a DVD commentary of sorts, a comic book writer’s interaction with colorists, writing sound effects in comic scripts, his graphic novel Hench and the development process with Warner Bros. and being the world’s #1 Phoenix Suns Superfan.  Listen to the entire interview below. (recorded 4/24/12)

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SCRIPTS & SCRIBES PODCAST #5 w/Amber Benson

We talk to Amber Benson about writing a novel series, her typical writing schedule, coming up with titles, writing for a character she played on television for three years, doing historical and mythological research, writing for kids, knowing your audience, and what it means to be a nerd. Listen to the entire interview below.  (recorded 4/23/12)

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SCRIPTS & SCRIBES PODCAST #4 w/Larry Marder

We talk to Larry Marder about how Tales of the Beanworld first got published, being the initial publisher/executive director of Image Comics, the publishing and editorial processes at Image and Dark Horse Comics, the switch from serial/periodical comic books to long form graphic novels and which beans are his favorites.  Listen to the entire interview below.  (recorded 4/9/12)

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SCRIPTS & SCRIBES PODCAST #3 w/Erik Larsen

We talk to Erik Larsen about how he maintains interesting storylines over two decades on the same title, what it’s like having your comic turned into a cartoon, reasons and revelations behind the founding of Image Comics, the difficulties in being a creator and publisher at the same time, what the submission process is like at Image and what the best kinds of dragons are.  Listen to the entire interview below.  (recorded 4/6/12)

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SCRIPTS & SCRIBES PODCAST #2 w/James Hudnall

We talk to James Hudnall about transitioning from publishing company staffer to comic book writer, the writing vs. re-writing process, the rise and appreciation of non-superhero based comics, the path and pitfalls of getting comics adapted into films and television shows, fighting for screen credit and whether psychics are real or fake.  Listen to the entire interview below.  (recorded 4/1/12)

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SCRIPTS & SCRIBES PODCAST #1 w/Chuck Dixon

We talk to Chuck Dixon about how he got started in comics, his writing habits, working with artist and editors, writing adaptations, the miracle and scourge that is the internet, Hollywood’s infatuation with the comic book industry, residuals and profit sharing as a comic book writer/creator and just a bit of sports.  Listen to the entire interview below. (recorded 3/30/12)

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