INTERVIEW: Bryan Lee O’Malley on His New “Cartoonish Soap Opera,” SNOTGIRL #1


Earlier today, The Beat posted a review of Snotgirl #1, the latest book written by Seconds and Scott Pilgrim writer Bryan Lee O’Malley. Illustrated by Leslie Hung, the series focuses on Lottie Person, a prolific fashion blogger who is plagued by inner demons. Recently, The Beat had a unique opportunity to talk about Snotgirl #1 with O’Malley. We discussed how he met Leslie, what inspired Snotgirl, and even get a hint as to unannounced projects on the horizon…

Podcorn Podcast 06/01/16 — The Secrets to Kickstarting Your Comic!


Podcorn Podcast co-host Brandon Montclare was an early adopter of the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter.  Through it, he and artist Amy Reeder successfully funded two books, Halloween Eve and Rocket Girl! This week, Brandon and I sit down to talk about the platform and discuss how to market your campaign, how to engage with your audience, […]

INTERVIEW: Brian K. Vaughan and Steve Skroce Reflect On Their Wartime Epic, WE STAND ON GUARD


By Chris Hayden In 2015, hit writer Brian K. Vaughan (Saga, Y: The Last Man) and acclaimed artist Steve Skroce (The Amazing Spider-Man, Cable) released the six issue miniseries We Stand on Guard through Image Comics. The story is set one hundred years ahead of the present and focuses on a group of Canadian citizens […]