Too Much Coffee Man? Artist Shannon Wheeler knows symptoms! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Shannon Wheeler, cartoonist, "Too Much Coffee Man," illustrator, God is Disappointed in You, The New Yorker, The Onion     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with cartoonist Shannon Wheeler by clicking on the video player above! Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of Too Much Coffee Man supporting characters including Cliche,... Continue Reading →

931 Meet Gil: A big-boned comic strip of divorce and optimism! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Norm Feuti, cartoonist, "Gil," "Retail" Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of real people whose lives only make it seem like they’re trapped in a comic strip… in the new new media capital of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida!   Does anyone else think that daily comic strips are a... Continue Reading →

Bill Griffith, Zippy the Pinhead: Lost? No: Cartoons found here! VIDEO INTERVIEW

  Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of polka-dot wearing pinheads and upright horny toads… in the new new media capitol of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida! You know what I really want to know from cartoonist Bill Griffith? It’s this: does he collect a royalty every time the housekeeper on “Two... Continue Reading →

769 Horrible? Hagar cartoonist Chris Browne is anything but! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Chris Browne, cartoonist, "Hagar the Horrible," author, The Monster Who Ate the State Part 1 of 4 (More below)  Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of famous vikings including Leif Ericksen, Erik the Red and Brett Favre… in the new new media capital of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida! Hagar... Continue Reading →

In Pajama Diaries, Terri Libenson draws Kaplan home chaos! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Terri Libenson, cartoonist, "The Pajama Diaries"   My mother’s maiden name was Kaplan. My favorite person in the whole world—after mom, of course—was my grandfather, Sam Kaplan. I even convinced my wife to give my son “Kaplan” as his middle name. So I must admit a touch of prejudice in reading cartoonist Terri Libenson’s daily... Continue Reading →

Digital cartoonist Jonathan Rosenberg brings Goats to life! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Jonathan Rosenberg, creator of the digital comic strip "Goats."   Jon Rosenberg, you had me at the gray-skinned alien who said, “On our planet, people worship pancakes.” That’s the point—it was page three, I believe—that I realized that Goats: Infinite Typewriters was spinning out of control and I loved it. This first print... Continue Reading →

Craig Yoe goes fetish route with Superman’s Secret Identity! PODCAST INTERVIEW

  Craig Yoe has a dirty little secret. Actually, it is Joe Shuster’s dirty little secret; Yoe just happens to be the researcher who uncovered and exposed it to the world. Turns out that the artist and co-creator of Superman spent a few years in the 1950s, post-Man of Steel, churning out fetish girl art... Continue Reading →

Plop! Plop! Really weird, it’s the work of Basil Wolverton! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Monte Wolverton, author, The Wolverton Bible   Cartoonist Basil Wolverton was known for his grotesque drawings, fantastically odd creatures, spaghetti-like hair, smoothly sculpted caricatures and insanely detailed crosshatching. His career in the golden age of comic books lasted from 1938 until 1952, after which his illustrations and caricatures extended into such publications as... Continue Reading →

Every day, cartoonist Mike Lynch hears, ‘Hey Kids! Comics!’ PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Mike Lynch, cartoonist.   Regular Mr. Media listeners know that I have a special place in my heart for cartoonists and comics people. I admire their creativity and talent, of course, but I also envy their ability to wake up every day and invent a living from whole cloth. And probably no one... Continue Reading →

Cartoonist Clay Bennett draws audio pictures for Mr. Media! INTERVIEW

Of the nine books I’ve written, it just occurred to me that the first and last have Pulitzer Prize connections—not for my work, unfortunately, but still… The last was Will Eisner: A Spirited Life, a biography of the American master artist and writer, which featured an introduction by Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Michael Chabon. And... Continue Reading →

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