You have the details all ironed out and the project is well under way. But you don’t have money to publish it when you’re done, or some other financial barrier exists. What to do? One option: kickstarter.com. Tim talks to two people who have managed successful comics-related Kickstarter projects: Thomas Negovan, publisher of Jeremy Bastion’s “Cursed Pirate Girl“; and Kenny Keil, creator of “Tales to Suffice“.
With a main character who “revolves” between a mundane world where he has a lousy job, and an alternate world where multiple terrorist attacks have thrown the average person into a bleak, violent survival mode, Revolver (by past guest Matt Kindt) explores issues from nature vs. nurture to violence in video games. Tim and Brandon review.
FLASHBACK! Art Spiegelman’s Maus was one of the major ’80s works that began to break American comics into the mainstream, as well as waking the industry up to the potential of the medium. Tim and Brandon discuss in our May 28, 2007 episode.
Tim shoots some iPhone video of the American Comics Exhibition, including appearances by both Patri(c)ks, and an interview with bigtime Japanese animator Sonic!
You’ve heard Tim talk about the American Comics Exhibition; now hear the viewpoints of some of the other artists. Cassey Bradley talks about her take on the Joker; Jim Reddy discusses his influences; and Patrick Gannon, our favorite cut-paper artist, explains the differences between galleries in Japan and galleries in the U.S.