This week on Podcorn Podcast, Amy Reeder and Brandon Montclare, the co-writers of hit Marvel series MOON GIRL AND DEVIL DINOSAUR talk to Comics Beat managing editor Alex Lu about the book’s sixth issue, which is out today! This issue concludes the series’ first arc, closing old doors and opening new ones. We keep things spoiler-free, but dive deep into some questions you’re going to find shocking answers to.
Who are Brandon’s and Amy’s favorite characters to write? What do they hope readers will take away from this saga? What lies ahead for Lunella Lafayette? Tune in and find out!
01:05 — Show begins! Purple rain, purple raaaaain….
03:05 — Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #6 is out today! Climax! Stuff happens! Certified to induce tears!
06:25 — Having completed the first arc of their series, how do Brandon and Amy feel? How had series artist Natacha Bustos grown?
09:20 — What questions does Alex have going into issue 6? What do Brandon and Amy think their story is ultimately about?
14:00 — Dive into the dynamic cover of issue 6! Special sneak peak at the cover to issue 10?!
25:40 — Who is Brandon’s favorite character to write? Amy’s?
29:45 — Is Moon Boy alive?! What’s coming up in Moon Girl’s saga?
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 Purple Rain by Prince and the Revolution, off their album Purple Rain.
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Alex is the New Media Editor of the Comics Beat. He is also a freelance comics editor with previous credits at First Second, Top Cow, and Papercutz. He primarily covers DC Comics and Magic: the Gathering.