46 mins. These days there are more people writing comics from other disciplines than ever before. We discuss the whos and the whys, including examples of playwrights, TV and film writers, as well as novelists who spend their time writing comics too. Also, Darth Maul and why he was never cloned, and when celebrities embarrass themselves by thinking they know how to write comics.
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WHAT WE’VE BEEN READING/WATCHING
The Grey. Despite it’s minimal amount of wolf punching, it’s a good film.
Archeologists of Shadows. A dazzling digital comic.
Road to Perdition, which became the film with a balding Jude Law.
Bart Simpson’s pal Milhouse gets his own comic in April
The new, and free, Rations magazine
Trailer for the upcoming Comic-Con documentary
Nate Simpson’s Nonplayer goes to Hollywood
11:25 FEATURE TOPIC – MULTI-DISCIPLINE WRITERS
Michael Green and Marc Guggenheim
Writers of TV’s Lost - Bran K Vaughan, Damon Lindelof, Drew Goddard and Jeph Loeb
Celebrities behind comics such as Rosario Dawson, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Mark Hamill and Tyrese Gibson and good examples like Rashida Jones and Gerard Way
Stephen King and Joe Hill
As an added bonus here’s an ad for Admiral Ackbar’s cereal from Robot Chicken.