Today, the hit Marvel series Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur‘s fifth issue lands on store shelves. Can’t get enough of Lunella Lafayette’s misadventures? Well, neither can we! That’s why this week on Podcorn Podcast, we have both Brandon Montclare AND Amy Reeder, the co-writers of the series. Tune in as we pull back the curtain and give you a behind the scenes look into the series’ development. We explore Brandon and Amy’s collaborative process with artist Natacha Bustos and dive into what makes Lunella such a unique and inspirational character. Stick around you might even get to hear us tease a BRAND NEW CHARACTER!
00:46 — Show begins!
04:00 — What are the big questions Amy and Brandon seek to answer in the series? Did either of them ever feel like outsiders when they were kids?
10:30 — Lunella often sounds introspective beyond her years. How do you balance writing an all-ages book that both kids and adults can relate to?
14:45 — Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur…the romance story?! OTP ships set sail!
17:45 — What has the working experience with Marvel and Natacha been like?
21:30 — How did Amadeus Cho, the Incredible Hulk, end up in MG&DD? Any dream crossovers?
25:00 — What’s the future of Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur?
27:20 — What has the fan reception to the series been like?
Every Wednesday, I talk about comics with Brandon Montclare, writer of the hit Image series Rocket Girl and co-writer of Marvel’s Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur series.
We gab about what we’re reading now, what books we consider classics (Brandon loves Dark Knight Strikes Again…), and the hottest gossip of the industry. Occasionally, the inimitable artist Amy Reeder (Rocket Girl, Batwoman) stops by. Check out our full show archive at podcornpodcast.com.
Intro/Outro music this week is I’m Just a Dinosaur from the Best of Nicktoons soundtrack, sung by John Schuck.
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Alex is the Managing Editor of the Comics Beat. He is also a freelance comics editor with previous credits at Papercutz. He is your go-to fella for creator interviews, conversations about comic book structure, and general DC Comics nerding. Currently geeking out over movies, too.