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

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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!

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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

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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 […]

Podcorn Podcast 05/10/16 — Talking “CIVIL WAR II: KINGPIN” With Ricardo Lopez Ortiz

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A couple of weeks ago, Wolf artist Ricardo Lopez Ortiz joined the Podcorn Gang to talk about this year’s Image Expo announcements. We teased it briefly then, but the time has finally come to let the world know: Ricardo is about to hit it big. He was recently announced as the artist on Marvels’ Civil War […]

Comic Book Renaissance Man Kaare Kyle Andrews Creates, Writes, Draws, Colors and Owns Renato Jones: The One% (Interview)

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Artist Kaare Kyle Andrews achieved a monumental accomplishment in the space of comics in 2014, he wrote, drew, and colored 12 issues of Iron Fist: The Living Weapon. Afterwords, the artist sought to take his own brand and publish it himself via Image Comics. Andrews is continuing his legacy as a comic book renaissance man with […]