Tim and Mulele review Richard Delgado’s amazing “Hieroglyph”. Also, what is Comics Monkey, and why is it *not* a substitute for Diamond?
Paul Karasik and David Mazzucchelli’s comics version of City of Glass, a 1985 novel by Paul Auster, is an amazing adaptation of an unfilmable novel. Tim and Kumar assess the herculean task of adapting it, in probably the only medium capable of doing so: comics!
So, we’ve got a new President from the other side of the aisle, and, as I write this, nothing’s changed. What’s up with that? President Obama was supposed to be sworn in and then there would no longer be problems in society. Or war. Or poverty. Or sucky comics. Well, since none of that has come to be (at least, not yet), let’s see what kind of frightening new comics the industry has in store for us (at least until the economic collapse takes the comic industry down with it).
Last year, writer Jason McNamara and artist Paige Braddock both appeared on the podcast. At last, Kumar and Tim have gotten ahold of their collaboration, “The Martian Confederacy,” and they’re here to give their unbiased opinions. PLUS: Win a copy of The Martian Confederacy, provided by ComicsNOW! Tim explains how to enter the drawing.
Children’s book writer Mo Willems has been found out: he’s actually a comics creator! He talks to Tim about the state of American comics for kids, the effect of his animation background on his approach to creating books, and… just why does that pigeon want to drive a bus, anyway?!