1258 RIP Darwyn Cooke: 2006 interview with comic book artist

Guest: Darwyn Cooke, comic book artist, "Batman/The Spirit," "DC: The New Frontier," Batman Beyond: The Movie (EDITOR'S NOTE: Yesterday brought the news that one of comics' most inventive and stylized modern artists, Darwyn Cooke,was "receiving palliative care following a bout with aggressive cancer," according to the blog Almost Darwyn Cooke. Fans of his work barely had... Continue Reading →

Supernatural Law now in session, Batton Lash presiding! VIDEO INTERVIEW, ART DEMO

Today's Guest: Cartoonist Batton Lash, creator of Supernatural Law comics and the author of The Punisher Meets Archie.     Watch this exclusive Mr. Media interview with cartoonist Batton Lash, creator of Supernatural Law comics and the author of The Punisher Meets Archie, by clicking on the video player above!  Mr. Media is recorded live... Continue Reading →

987 Comics legend Will Eisner’s ‘Conversations’ in one place! VIDEO INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: M. Thomas Inge, editor, Will Eisner: Conversations Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of not-exactly-comics-scholars who will comb through every line of this interview in search of mistakes, double meanings and buried Easter eggs… in the NEW new media capital of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida! Tom Inge has made... Continue Reading →

The Dark Knight Rises on producer Michael Uslan’s bat-wings! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Michael Uslan, executive producer, Batman, The Dark Knight films, author, The Boy Who Loved Batman   Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of Batman pajamas wearing youngsters dreaming of slaying their dragons and laying their Vicki Vales… in the NEW new media capital of the world, St. Petersburg, Florida! I’ve... Continue Reading →

712 Will Eisner documentary talk with Andrew Cooke and Jon Cooke! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Andrew Cooke, Jon B. Cooke, documentary filmmakers, Will Eisner: Portrait of a Sequential Artist Andrew Cooke and Jon Cooke – yes, they’re brothers – have devoted roughly eight years of their lives to producing and distributing the documentary film, Will Eisner: Portrait of a Sequential Artist. I know the Brothers Cooke pretty well... Continue Reading →

Archie Marries Betty and Michael Uslan is there! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Michael Uslan, comic book writer, "Archie Marries Betty"   I remember the first time I encountered Archie, Jughead, Betty, Veronica, Reggie, Moose, Mr. Weatherbee, Miss Grundy, Hot Dog and the rest of the Riverdale gang. It was in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, 1971, and we were visiting our cousins, the Sirotkins. Fred Sirotkin, the youngest... Continue Reading →

Will Eisner Audiobook Bio Excerpt: Alan Moore, Dave Gibbons!

  In 2005, Will Eisner: A Spirited Life, Bob Andelman's authorized biography of the late American comic book master, was published by Dark Horse/M Press. This spring, the audiobook version of the book will finally be released via Audible.com and iTunes. In celebration of “Will Eisner Week” (March 3-7, 2009) and the release of the... Continue Reading →

Watching the Watchmen with artist Dave Gibbons! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Dave Gibbons, comic book artist, co-creator, Watchmen   Frank Miller must have a guardian angel. How else to explain that, in the days before his latest movie, The Spirit, would premiere to horrendous reviews, it was announced that his next project would be a remake of Buck Rogers? Or, even wilder, that Dave... Continue Reading →

Forget Frank Miller’s mistake: This is The Spirit fans want to see! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Steven Paul Leiva, filmmaker, "Will Eisner's The Spirit" cartoon; author, Searching for Ray Bradbury     I know a thing or two about comic book artist and American master Will Eisner and his best known character, "The Spirit." I spent almost three years researching and writing the only biography of the man –... Continue Reading →

Michael Uslan + Batman movie rights = boffo B.O.! PODCAST INTERVIEW

Today's Guest: Michael Uslan, executive producer, Batman, Dark Knight movies   Kids, if you want to grow up to be a successful executive producer of movies like Michael Uslan ("YOU-slin") did, the key is education – and patience. Lots and lots of patience. Uslan secured the rights to make Batman movies years before Tim Burton,... Continue Reading →

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