Part One of The Weapon’s New York comic Con 2017 coverage featuring the creators of Source Point Press’ Haunted High-Ons Dirk Manning, Marianna Pescosta, Alessandro Iniko de Fornasari and the boys from Twiztid!
Chats include fellow podcasters Ryan’s All Things Geek and Droids Canada, creators Dustin Crocker ( HELL ) Jeff Graham ( Spellbound ) and Nino Vecia ( The Warden’s Call ) as well as Stick To The Story artisan Dave Bennison.
The Jedi Ras was privileged to attend a dinner meet up thrown by the Ontario Star Wars Collectors Alliance : The 43rd Legion along with members of the Empire State Star Wars Collectors Club. Chats include Ontario Alliance member/founder Toby Black, Empire State member/founder Thomas Quinn and special guest of honour Gord Warren, production manager of Irwin Toys, Canadian distributor for Kenner from 1976 to 2003.
LIVE from Artist’s Alley at FanExpo Canada 2017! Featuring… Gabe Sapienza, Gibson Quarter, Ricky Lima, Andrew Gilbert, Martin “Slam” Duncan, Hello Skywalker, Alex Chung, Jay Fosgitt, Kasey Pierce, David Hayes and SparkleGirl Jen.
Podcast Detroit presents The Weapon’s coverage of FanExpo Canada 2017 Part One! Featuring Artist Alley conversations with Kevin Brionnes and Paul Limgenco ( Neon Black ) Nino Vecia ( The Warden’s Call ) Malcolm Derikx and Todd Sullivan ( Tommygun Banshee ) Anthony Ruttgaizer ( Heroes of Homeroom C ) Lee Modor ( The Highlander ) and Jay Fosgitt ( Rocket and Groot, My Little Pony) who sits in for our intro to discuss the recent announcement of Boom! studios upcoming release of Bodie Troll!
Toronto artist Shane Heron drops by the L5J Studio to chat about his new book Morris as we begin the road to FanExpo ’17.
The Jedi Ras meets up with artist Mike Rooth and comic book guru of The Comic Connection Oakville, Rob Lantz for pints, pizza and comic book pod.
This weeks guest is Joe Shuster Award nominated artist Keith Grachow. Keith tells his story as we discuss his history, his work for Disney as a digital inker and colourist and his comics work on Arcane Awakening, Polybius Dreams and Saltwater, for which he has been nominated for the Gene Day award for self publishing.
The Jedi Ras is joined by Bachman and The Other Guy to discuss the reveal of the 13th Doctor, Jodie Whitakker, Spider-Man : Homecoming, and all the Star Wars : The Last Jedi and Avengers : Infinity War news to come out of D23.
Friends and comic creators Kevin Joseph and Jay Webb sit in to discuss Wonder Woman and the DC cinematic universe.
Artist/writer/colourist and letterer Michael Bloom sits in to discuss his project, Italiano. Check out the kickstarter now and pledge to support this super exciting and original new book!
We close out our Motor City Extravaganza 2017 by diving deep into the trenches of Artist’s Alley. Part 3 features conversations with Source Point Press’s Ben Goldsmith and Keyla Valerio of The Seance Room, Kasey Pierce of Norah and Pieces Of Madness, and Gary Sobek. Dan Dougherty of Touching Evil and Beardo, The El Arto crew with John Marroquin, Aman Aman, Jack Fragg and Erick Gutierrez. Fellow podcasters Dave Patterson of Dave’s Nerd Compendium and Heather Miles of the Pod Bros. network. Comic’s ‘n More owner and podcast host Chris Brown and to finish us off a little bit of the dirkalicious one, Dirk Manning of The Tales of Mr. Rhee and NightmareWorld.
The Jedi Ras is joined by Marvel/IDW artist Jay P. Fosgitt to discuss Neil Gaiman’s American Gods.
In memorium to our friend and former co-host, Sean Peter Fagan a.k.a @potatowast3.
This episode was recorded LIVE from the Podcast Detroit booth at Motor City Comic Con ’17 and features fellow podcasts IT in the D, Top Rope Review and The Ninja Starship w/ Jimmy McKnight.
Thus begins The Weapon’s coverage of Motor City Comic Con 2017! In this part one, The Jedi Ras is joined by Drunk On Comics host Tony McKay for a chat with the headmaster of Source Point Press Publishing, Travis McIntire and artist Rob Hogan, followed by a talk with Stan Konopka, the writer of SPP’s latest hit, The Rejected.
The Jedi Ras embarks on a journey across the 905 to visit three local shops for Free Comic Book Day. First up is Altered States Comics in Clarkson Village and a chat with Stephany Lein and Craig Ferguson, followed by a jaunt over to Comic Connection Oakville for a talk with the mighty uncooth one, Mike Rooth. The journey comes to a close at Gotham Central Comics and Collectables with conversations featuring The Heroes of The World, Aaron Broverman, Paul Miranda, Gibson Quarter and Jason Fabok! And all in under 12 parsecs!
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Writer Sam Noir sits in to regale us with tales of his adventure at this years’ Celebration and Run For The Dark Side. We also dive deep in to Legends, The Last Jedi, Rebels and much much more. This episode was recorded at Altered States Comics in Clarkson, On.
May the Fourth be with you!
This week’s guest is writer Stan Konopka. We discuss his new graphic novel The Rejected coming soon from Source Point Press and premiering at Motor City Comic Con and his role as the comics coordinator for The Great Philadelphia Comic Con.
A chat with Marvel, DC. Lucasfilm and Hasbro artist Ken Lashley LIVE from The Great Philadelphia Comic Con 2017.
The Jedi Ras hosts a LIVE panel from the Great Philadelphia Comic Con 2017 featuring John Morton ( Dak Ralter ), Alan Harris ( Bossk ), David Ankrum ( voice of Wedge Antilles ) and Angus MacInnes( Gold Leader ).
Straight from the trenches, deep within the heart of Artist’s Alley, The Jedi Ras brings you the best in comic con guerilla pod tactics LIVE from Toronto Comic Con 2017. In this Part One of a two part special are conversations featuring Steven Andrews of The Toronto Comics Anthology, Travis Macintire and Kasey Pierce of Source Point Press, Shane Heron and Ricky Lima of The Black Hole Hunters Club with a cameo from Rossi Gifford, Jason Loo, Keith Grachow, Stephany Lein and Sam Noir.
This week we celebrate the kickstarter for Vol 4 of the Toronto Comics Anthology, Yonge At Heart, by sitting down and chatting with contributors Aaron Feldman ( editor/writer ) Jeff Estrella (writer ) and Shawn Daley ( artist ) LIVE from The Sidekick comic cafe. We also engage in some Star Wars conversation ( of course ) and trade some theories about The Last Jedi.
On this special episode The Jedi Ras chats with podcaster and Trump supporter Jimmy McKnight about the hostilities and controversay that is Trumps’ America. Jimmy opens up about his hopes and fears and explains the reasoning behind his support for President Trump.
This week I chat with scifi writer Brian E. Lau of the beautiful comic Staunch Ambition.
Another fine afternoon at The Sidekick Comic Cafe for this instalment of the Toronto Comic Anthology’s Sunday Social. This episode features an update on the Heroes of Homeroom C kickstarter from Anthony Ruttgaizer, a chat with fellower podcaster Aaron broverman of Speech Bubble and Allison O’toole, lead editor for The Toronto Comics Anthology.
This week I chat with the guitarist for legendary NYC Ska band, The Slackers. The Slackers have been around for 25 years now and Jay and I discuss that history, how he came to join the band, the history of modern ska, the band’s relentless touring schedule and much more.
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Conversations from FrostCon 2017 featuring Dan The Italian Jedi ( Droids Canada ) Cosplayer Dr. Stevil, podcasters We Got The Geek and artists Stephany Lein, Nino Vecia and Alfonso Espinos with an appearance by SuperGirl.
This weeks’s guest is Toronto comic book writer, Alpha 1 wrestling commentator, host of The Handsome Genius Club podcast and Lego enthusiast Anthony Ruttgaizer.