Double Page Spread (comic books)

Wendi is joined by the creative team of the upcoming Image/Skybound comics title "Kill the Minotaur". Writers Chris Pasetto and Christian Cantamessa have an interesting resume between them, both having worked on the Norman Reedus/Djimon Hounsou film "Air". Cantamessa directed that, as well as writing the renowned video game "Red Dead Redemption". They are joined on their first foray into comics by artist Lukas Ketner (Witch Doctor) as they tell the classic story of Theseus and the Minotaur in an updated, horror fashion. So listen to why they have turned their talents to the comic industry, what Mickey Mouse is like in Italy, Lukas' love of plush dolls and so much more!

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Direct download: DPS187_Minotaur.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 6:42pm CDT
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Prolific writer Frank Barbiere is the guest on this week's DPS. He has been involved in a couple of large Marvel crossovers, including his "monster Dirty Dozen" book, "Howling Commandos of SHIELD". He has had quite a cult following from his creator owned adventure book "Five Ghosts' over at Image, detailing the adventures of a thief with some interesting personality conflicts. But now he is telling a new kind of romance in "Violent Love", a tale of crime and love in the late 60s. 

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Direct download: DPS186_Barbiere.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 4:43pm CDT
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This episode kicks off with a Free Comic Book Day preview from artist JK Woodward of his new book "Star Trek:The Next Generation- Broken Mirror", which depicts a "Mirror, Mirror" universe representation of the Next Generation cast. Written by frequent collaborators Scott and David Tipton, the first issue is available free on May 6 at your local comic shop.

Then Wendi is joined by the creative team behind the much heralded DC comic "The Flintstones". Part of the recent Hanna Barbera line, this reimagining of Bedrock's famous family depicts the changing society of the paleolithic era- from the angst of the armadillo bowling ball to Fred and Barney's time in the war. It captures existential dilemmas in a surprising fashion for a cartoon comic. Writer Mark Russell and artist Steve Pugh discuss their new interpretation and style and how they got away with something so daring, as well as what Russell has in mind for his new Snaggletooth comic.

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Direct download: DPS185_Flintstones.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 9:49pm CDT
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Exceptional gentleman, Ande Parks is the guest on this episode of "Double Page Spread" as he discusses over 20 yrs in the comic industry as an inker and writer. He goes in depth on inking technique, his longtime partnership with Phil Hester on DC books such as "Green Arrow" and "Nightwing", his writing credits for Dynamite on licensed characters "The Lone Ranger" and "Green Hornet", his relationship with Hollywood and almost having a property made with Michael Mann, the history of Kansas City, William Burroughs, Truman Capote and fancy hats!

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Direct download: DPS184_Parks.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 10:13pm CDT
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The multi faceted Zack Kruse is a comic historian, PHD student, comic writer, columnist, convention organizer and podcaster. His inquisitive mind plumbs the depth of the medium, as seen in his recent columns for the "Eleven O'Clock Comics" blog, and on the "Pictures within Pictures" podcast with cohosts Ben Tiede and Will Pfeiffer. Together we talk about his ongoing research into the life and art of Steve Ditko, the political climate and philosophies that produce crime comics of the 40s, film noir, cosmopolitics and academia, and other lighter topics!

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Direct download: DPS182_Kruse.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 1:41pm CDT
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Ruth and Darrin Sutherland are, without a doubt, very passionate and committed comic fans. Together they produce 3 separate podcasts on their favorite artists- Ron Randall of "Trekker", (Trekker Talk), Mike Grell (Warlord Worlds) and Mark Schultz of "Cenozoic Tales/Cadillacs and Dinosaurs" (Xenozoic Xenophiles). They dish about being married to someone with equally great taste, their many comic convention travels, maintaining professionalism and how scripted a podcast should be, Big Finish's "Doctor Who" audio plays, George Lazenby and more!

You can find links to all of their shows right here- https://radadventures.podbean.com

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Direct download: DPS181_Sutherlands.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 6:18pm CDT
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Gregg Schigiel is an artist who is part of the vanguard of new all ages characters in comics. Currently working on "Spongebob Squarepants", he is the creator of "Pix", a book about a teen fairy princess with superpowers trying to navigate high school. He tells us how the book fits in at Image, why he prefers to call them "kids books" over "all ages", the greatness of the NBC show "Ed", his legendary 90s Marvel Spider-Man comic "Fastlane", and working for Marvel during bankruptcy. He's also an avid podcaster with two shows- "Stuff Said" and "Cruisin Together", which leads to extensive Tom Cruise discussion as well as his unrelated hilarious analysis of "Rosemary's Baby". A lively and amusing episode to be sure!

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Direct download: DPS180_Schliegel.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 12:33pm CDT
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The multifaceted Dan Dougherty joins Wendi for a brief minisode to discuss his band, On the Off Chance. In addition to his exemplary art skills on the webcomic, "Beardo", his supernatural thriller "Touching Evil", his work with Dirk Manning and teaching at the International School of Comics, Dan is a longtime songwriter and guitarist. He has a new kickstarter to release the vinyl of their debut album, "White Shoes, Black Water". 

You can hear their "beautiful harmonies, powerful lyrics and hooks to spare" and support their album at 

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/522440557/on-the-off-chance-debut-album-on-vinyl

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Direct download: DPS179_Daugherty.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 7:00pm CDT
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A very special Valentine's Day episode of Double Page Spread with dear friend, artist Daniel White! Daniel discusses the nature of heartbreak and loss in his work, using art to overcome break ups, working for the legendary Peter Max, NY architecture, their favorite pro skateboarders, where to find the best cannolis, the lesser known roles of Tony Danza and much more!

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Direct download: DPS178_White.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 7:52pm CDT
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Andrew Huerta has been honing his art skills for years for companies like IDW, Dynamite and BOOM!. He is now creating his own book with "Sovereign"- a post-apocalyptic sci fi action tale with a very diverse cast and a 90s cartoon bent. 

Check out what he's doing and donate to the kickstarter right over here...

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1111522979/sovereign-the-return-vol-1-graphic-novel-0

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Direct download: DPS177_Huerta.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 9:04pm CDT
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