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 →

1065 The Secret History of Marvel Comics? Authors reveal it here! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guests: Blake Bell and Michael Vassallo, co-authors, The Secret History of Marvel Comics.     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with Blake Bell and Michael Vassallo by clicking on the video player above!Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of poorly compensated, rapidly disappearing World War II-era writers and artists hoping against hope... Continue Reading →

1055 Sexytime offers respect to ’70s porno movie posters! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Jacques Boyreau, author, Sexytime You can watch the exclusive Mr. Media interview with Jacques Boyreau, editor of 'Sexytime: The Post-Porn Rise of the Pornoisseur,' by clicking on the video player above! Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of 1970s porn starlets who wish they were as interesting as their movie... Continue Reading →

Artist Wilfred Santiago reminds us of baseball, Roberto Clemente! INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Cartoonist Wilfred Santiago, creator of the graphic novel 21: The Story of Roberto Clemente. Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of hardcore baseball fans who would not be averse to reading a book with more pictures than words … in the new new media capitol of the world… St. Petersburg,... Continue Reading →

Monte Schulz writes of Jordan, tells of cartoonist dad Schulz! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Novelist Monte Schulz, author of This Side of Jordan, son of Peanuts cartoonist Charles Schulz. When his father wrote adult characters, they sounded like muffled trombones. When Monte Schulz writes grown up dialogue, there is no doubt that the words are not from the mouths of babes. To wit: Something blunt struck Alvin... Continue Reading →

Fantagraphics guys defend the art of criticism! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guests: Gary Groth, Kim Thompson, editors, The Comics Journal, Fantagraphics   They are probably the best-known good cop/bad cop team in comics today. “They” are Gary Groth, the founder of The Comics Journal, and his partner in Fantagraphics—and fellow editor—Kim Thompson. Fantagraphics is a preeminent publisher of comics –related books and magazines, including the... Continue Reading →

Humbug! Mad cartoonists Al Jaffee and Arnold Roth talk shop! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guests: Legendary MAD Magazine and Humbug! cartoonists Al Jaffee and Arnold Roth.     My mother bought me my first MAD magazine off the newsstand at a Stop & Shop supermarket in 1969. The cover featured a Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid parody that I believe was drawn by Jack Davis. I read... Continue Reading →

Enter the Strange World of Spider-Man co-creator Steve Ditko! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Blake Bell, author, Strange and Stranger: The World of Steve Ditko   Steve Ditko is a mystery. And in view of the cosmic and ethereal manner of his comic book art style, from Spider-Man and Dr. Strange to the lesser-known Mr. A, that may be appropriate. Blake Bell, whose interest as a fan... Continue Reading →

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