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5 days ago

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1045 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes Jason Liebig to the podcast to discuss his time working at Marvel Comics in the mid-to-late 1990s!
This episode was recorded May 23 2024.
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Saturday Jun 08, 2024

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1044 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes KELLY THOMPSON back to the podcast for her fifth visit, as we discuss her recent EISNER nominations, Black Cloak, It's Jeff, Birds of Prey, Scarlett and more.  We also delve into her wonderful collaborators on all her projects.
Check out Kelly's prior appearances on the show in the following episodes:
Episode 602
Episode 716
Episode 968
Episode 1006
This episode was recorded June 3 2024.
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Saturday Jun 01, 2024

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1043 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes letterer Ariana Maher back to the podcast!  This time around we do a deep dive creator commentary into DC's most recent relaunching of SUPERMAN #1.
Ariana was previously on the show in Episode 1036 from April 2024.
This episode was recorded May 16 2024.
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Saturday May 18, 2024

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1041 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes back to the show RON FRENZ! This is Ron's TWELFTH time on the show, and this time around we do a creator commentary on Amazing Spider-Man #255 and #265.
This episode was recorded May 6 2024.
Check out Ron Frenz's prior appearances on the show in the following episodes:
Episode 296
Episode 408
Episode 734
Episode 744
Episode 748
Episode 776
Episode 886
Episode 920
Episode 980
Episode 1000
Episode 1004
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Saturday May 11, 2024

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1040 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes to the show MARK RUSSELL.  Mark discusses his upcoming work on X-FACTOR, as well as his work on SUPERMAN: SPACE AGE, BATMAN: DARK AGE, FANTASTIC FOUR: LIFE STORY, FLINTSTONES and more! 
This episode was recorded May 8 2024.
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Saturday May 04, 2024

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1039 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes back to the show Pat Olliffe and the Legendary Tom DeFalco to discuss their recent work together on the 4-issue limited series Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars Battleworld.
This episode was recorded May 1 2024.
Check out Pat Olliffe's prior appearances in:
Episode 278
Episode 450
Episode 810
Episode 850
Episode 1016
Episode 1033
 
Check out Tom DeFalco's prior appearances in:
Episode 256
Episode 614
Episode 748
 
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Saturday Apr 20, 2024

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1037 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes inker Josef (Joe) Rubinstein to the podcast to discuss his entry into comics, his work on the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe and his notable collaborations with Ron Frenz, Frank Miller and more!
This episode was recorded April 15 2024.
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Saturday Apr 13, 2024

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1036 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes letterer Ariana Maher to the podcast to discuss how she entered the industry, how she became part of Virtual Calligraphy, and much much more!
This episode was recorded April 2 2024.
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Saturday Apr 06, 2024

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1035 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes J.M. DeMatteis back to the podcast to discuss his work over the past couple years since his last appearance on the podcast. We discuss his recent work on three very different Spider-Man mini-series, as well as his work on the recent Magneto mini-series.  We also go back to the 90s and discuss writing Spider-Man in the '90s during very different periods.
This episode was recorded April 6 2024.
Check out JMD's prior appearances in:
Episode 364
Episode 952
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Saturday Mar 23, 2024

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1033 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes Chuck Austen & Pat Olliffe back to the podcast to discuss their brand-new book THE TORMENTED.
This episode was recorded March 19 2024.
Check out Chuck's prior appearances in:
Episode 814
Episode 850
 
Check out Pat's prior appearances in:
Episode 278
Episode 450
Episode 810
Episode 850
Episode 1016
 
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Saturday Mar 16, 2024

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1032 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes CHRIS ELIOPOULOS to the podcast to discuss his experiences as a letter, starting up VIRTUAL CALLIGRAPHY, and collaborating with Brad Meltzer on the "Ordinary People Change the World" series of books.
This episode was recorded February 19 2024.
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Saturday Mar 09, 2024

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1031 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes JUDD WINICK back to the podcast for his ninth appearance.  We discuss Judd's work on the HILO graphic novel series, and go in-depth on the newest release HILO BOOK 10: RISE OF THE CAT.  
Check out Judd's prior appearances in:
Episode 554
Episode 666
Episode 668
Episode 764
Episode 788
Episode 854
Episode 946
Episode 1019
This episode was recorded March 5 2023.
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Saturday Feb 17, 2024


Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1028 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes GLENN GREENBERG back to the podcast for another creator commentary episode!
This time around we focus on 1998's STAR TREK: UNTOLD VOYAGES, written by Glenn Greenberg and published by Marvel Comics.
Check out Glenn's prior appearances on the show in the following episodes:
Episode 912
Episode 940
Episode 1007
This episode was recorded January 26 2024.
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Saturday Feb 10, 2024

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1027 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes MARK BAGLEY back to the podcast!
We discuss his work in comics over the past two decades in particular.  
This episode was recorded February 1 2024.
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Saturday Feb 03, 2024

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1026 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes MIKE CARLIN back to the podcast.  We focus on DC VERSUS MARVEL, AMALGAM, working with Mark Gruenwald and much more!
Listen to Mike's first appearance on the show in Episode 1005!
This episode was recorded January 16 2024.
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Saturday Jan 20, 2024

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1024 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes MARK BAGLEY to the podcast!
We discuss his entry into comics, working on Spider-Man in various decades, and much, much more!  
This episode was recorded January 17 2024.
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Saturday Jan 13, 2024

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1023 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes AL MILGROM back to the podcast.  We pick up from where we left off in our last conversation and move from the 1980s onwards!
Check out Al's prior appearance on the Comic Shenanigans podcast in the following episode
Episode 1013
This episode was recorded January 4 2024.
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Saturday Jan 06, 2024

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1022 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes JIM ZUB back to the podcast.  We discuss Jim's work since his last time on the podcast, back in mid-2022, zeroing in on his current stellar work writing Conan the Barbarian!
Check out Jim's prior appearances on the Comic Shenanigans podcast in these episodes"
Episode 986
Episode 794
Episode 368
This episode was recorded December 27 2023.
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Saturday Dec 30, 2023

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1021 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes Gregory Wright to the podcast.  We discuss his time working as an editor/writer/colorist in the 1990s!
This episode was recorded December 18 2023.
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Saturday Dec 23, 2023

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1020 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes TOM BREVOORT back to the podcast.  Once again we do a deep dive into 90s and 00s Marvel!
Check out Tom's prior appearances on the show in these episodes:
Episode 354
Episode 766
Episode 1015
This episode was recorded December 16 2023.
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Saturday Dec 16, 2023

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1019 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes JUDD WINICK back to the podcast.  We discuss Judd's work on the HILO graphic novel series, and go in-depth on HILO BOOK 9: GINA AND THE LAST CITY ON EARTH.  
Check out Judd's prior appearances in:
Episode 554
Episode 666
Episode 668
Episode 764
Episode 788
Episode 854
Episode 946
This episode was recorded December 11 2023.
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Saturday Dec 02, 2023

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1017 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes SEAN IZAAKSE back to the podcast.  We discuss Sean's work with Jim Zub on their Thunderbolts mini-series, before doing a deep dive into his current work on GREEN ARROW with JOSHUA WILLIAMSON!
Check out Sean's prior appearance on the show in episode 988.
This episode was recorded November 13 2023.
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Wednesday Nov 22, 2023

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1016 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes PAT OLLIFFE back to the podcast.  This time around we discuss Edgeworld Season 2 (#6-#10) and Pat's upcoming mini-series with Tom DeFalco, Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars Battleworld.  This new mini-series sees its first issue release on November 22 2023.
Check out Pat's prior appearances on the show in these episodes:
Episode 278
Episode 450
Episode 810
Episode 850 (with Chuck Austen)
This episode was recorded November 15 2023.
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Saturday Nov 18, 2023

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1015 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes TOM BREVOORT back to the podcast.  This time around we discuss Tom's upcoming migration to the X-office, as well as do a deep dive into Tom's work at Marvel in the 90s!
Check out Tom's prior appearances on the show in these episodes:
Episode 354
Episode 766
This episode was recorded November 11 2023.
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Saturday Nov 04, 2023

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1013 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes AL MILGROM to the podcast to discuss his career in comics.  We discuss his beginnings up until the early '80s!
This episode was recorded October 11 2023.
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Friday Oct 27, 2023

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1012 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes MARK BERNARDO to the podcast to discuss his career in comics, working at Marvel in the '90s, being an editor/colorist/writer, pitching in when/where needed, and much much more!
This episode was recorded October 10 2023.
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Saturday Oct 21, 2023

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1011 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes legendary letterer RICHARD STARKINGS to the podcast to discuss his career in comics, how he formed COMICRAFT, the artistry of lettering, and much much more!
This episode was recorded October 2 2023.
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Thursday Oct 05, 2023

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1009 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes acclaimed artist SEAN CHEN to the podcast to discuss his current Kickstarter project, EVERMIND, as well as his career in comics, his approach to his art, and much more!
This episode was recorded October 5 2023.
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Saturday Sep 30, 2023

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1008 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes KELLY CHAPMAN back to the podcast!
We discuss the early origins of Comic Shenanigans, a very kind Reddit comment on the podcast, recent issues of Amazing Spider-Man, upcoming books for October, upcoming video games in October and much more.
This episode was recorded September 30 2023.
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Saturday Sep 23, 2023

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1007 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes GLENN GREENBERG back to the podcast to discuss his work on bookazines, and then delves into some creator commentary on the 1996 one-shot SPIDER-MAN: THE OSBORN JOURNAL.
Check out Glenn's prior appearances on the show in the following episodes:
Episode 912
Episode 940
This episode was recorded September 19 2023.
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Saturday Sep 16, 2023

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1006 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes KELLY THOMPSON back to the podcast to discuss her current projects, including Black Cloak, The Cull, Birds of Prey, It's Jeff! & more!
Check out Kelly's prior appearances on the show in the following episodes:
Episode 602
Episode 716
Episode 968
This episode was recorded September 13 2023.
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Friday Sep 08, 2023

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1005 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes MIKE CARLIN to the podcast to discuss his illustrious career in comics.  We talk Marvel, DC, Mark Gruenwald, Superman and much more!
This episode was recorded August 22 2023.
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Saturday Sep 02, 2023

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans podcast!
For episode 1004 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes RON FRENZ back to the podcast for his ELEVENTH (!) appearance on the show.
We talk about collaborating with Tom DeFalco on a recent Marvel Infinity Comic featuring an untold A-Next adventure, as well as thoughts on the recently departed John Romita Sr.
Ron's prior appearances on the show are in the following episodes:
Episode 296
Episode 408
Episode 734
Episode 744
Episode 748
Episode 776
Episode 886
Episode 920
Episode 980
Episode 1000
This episode was recorded August 2 2023.
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Saturday Aug 26, 2023

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 1003 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes D.G. CHICHESTER back to the podcast for his second appearance on the show (first appearance was in episode 304).
We discuss the upcoming mini-series DAREDEVIL: BLACK ARMOR!
This episode was recorded August 8 2023.
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Saturday Aug 19, 2023

Welcome back to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 1002 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes MARK WAID back to the podcast for his SIXTH (!) appearance on the show.
We talk a little bit of Crossgen (specifically CRUX and SIGIL), before talking about his current renaissance at DC which has him writing various exciting new books (Batman / Superman: World's Finest, Shazam!, Superman: The Last Days of Lex Luthor and much more!).
Mark's prior appearances on the show are in the following episodes:
Episode 620
Episode 724
Episode 770
Episode 872
Episode 950
This episode was recorded August 15 2023.
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Friday Aug 12, 2022

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 1000 join Adam Chapman as he celebrates 1000 episodes and 10 years of the Comic Shenanigans podcast, as it draws to a close.
After Adam takes far too long to introduce the show, the episode features the following segments:
Segment 1: Starts at 10:45.  Adam welcomes back to the show Dan Gvozden of the Amazing Spider-Talk podcast, to gab about podcasting, and what it means to end a show. Recorded July 19 2022.
Segment 2: Starts at 49:20. Adam welcomes back to the show Paul Skorez and Nathan S to discuss our favourite Spider-Man covers. Warning- lots of 90s exposure here! Recorded July 31 2022.
Segment 3: Starts at 2:51:45. Adam welcomes Eric Anthony of the Cave of Solitude podcast back to the show, to once again chat about podcasting, evolution of our shows, and more fun banter.  Recorded August 4 2022.
Segment 4: Starts at 3:35:00. Adam welcomes Ron Frenz back to the show for his 10th appearance, to celebrate the final episode. Recorded August 5 2022.
Segment 5: Starts at 3:50:00. Adam welcomes Kurtis Findlay of the Epic Marvel Podcast back to the show, to chat about For Better or For Worse, ending a project, fostering the next generation of readers, and what is next for the Comic Shenanigans podcast.  Recorded August 6 2022.
Segment 6: Starts at 4:23:45. Adam welcomes Tibor Mate back to the show to chat about denial that the show is actually ending, talking about what has changed since the show started in 2012, and much much more!   Recorded August 8 2022.
Segment 7: Starts at 04:57:00.  Adam welcomes Zachary Chapman back to the show to discuss For Better or For Worse, Young Justice, ending the podcast, and more.  Recorded August 12 2022.
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Thursday Aug 04, 2022

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 998 join Adam Chapman as he once again sits down with writer Zeb Wells.  We discuss Zeb's work on Ant-Man when returning to the comic book industry, working on Spider-Man Beyond, his white board methodology, how to write comics, launching a Spider-Man series with JRJR, writing Amazing Spider-Man #900 and much more.  We talk about Ben Reilly, Chasm, Dark Web, and more!
It's highly recommended to listen to episodes 382 and 896 before listening to this new interview.  That episode covers Zeb's entrance into the comic book industry, his first career in comics, and what it was like coming back into the industry.
This episode was recorded August 4 2022.
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Thursday Jul 21, 2022

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 996 join Adam Chapman as he sits down once more with comic artist/writer CHIP ZDARSKY to discuss his career in comics.
We discuss Chip living on an island, working on comics during a pandemic, keeping motivated, writing Batman and Daredevil at the same time, what it was like to end Sex Criminals, and much much more!
You can listen to Chip's first appearance on the show in episode 484.
You don't want to miss this one!
This episode was recorded on July 18 2022.
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Monday Jul 18, 2022

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For the 994th episode, join Adam Chapman for another Conversation episode, as he welcomes back to the show Sean McKeever. 
We deep dive into SPIDER-MAN LOVES MARY JANE, for a creator commentary episode.  We also talk about the Gravity series that Sean collaborated on with Mike Norton.
Check out Sean's first appearance on this podcast in Episode 601!
This episode was originally recorded on Monday July 11 2022
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Monday Jul 11, 2022

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 992, Adam Chapman welcomes MICHAEL E. USLAN to the show! 
We discuss Michael's two memoirs, THE BOY WHO LOVED BATMAN, and BATMAN'S BATMAN:  A Memoir from Hollywood, Land of Bilk and Money.  We discuss the history of the Batman films, bringing Batman to the big screen, his long history as a producer in Hollywood, being a comic fan, and much more!
This episode was recorded June 29 2022.
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Wednesday Jun 29, 2022

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 990, Adam Chapman welcomes JOHN MORROW (TwoMorrows Publishing) to the show!
We discuss the formation of TwoMorrows, meeting Jack Kirby, adding to the historical record, and much much more!  If you're a fan of the Jack Kirby Collector or any of the other many quality publications put out by TwoMorrows, this episode is for you!
This episode was recorded June 29 2022.
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Sunday Jun 26, 2022

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 988, Adam Chapman welcomes to the show SEAN IZAAKSE to the show!
Sean is a talented artist who has broken into the industry and worked on various MARVEL books, including runs on FANTASTIC FOUR, FANTASTIC FOUR: LIFE STORY, and is now launching the newest version of THUNDERBOLTS with JIM ZUB!
We discuss his love of comics, the art form, his influences, how exhausting Fantastic Four: Life Story was, and Jim Zub playing his trump card to get him to illustrate the newest Thunderbolts book!
This episode was recorded June 22 2022.
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Tuesday Jun 21, 2022

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 986, Adam Chapman welcomes Jim Zub back to the show.
Check out Jim's first two appearances on the show in episodes 368 and 794.
We discuss Conan, Thunderbolts, Life of Wolverine Infinity Comic, and more!
This episode was recorded June 16 2022.
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Thursday Jun 09, 2022

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For the 982nd episode, Adam Chapman welcomes to the show for his MICHAEL EURY, Editor in Chief of Back Issue Magazine!
Adam and Michael discuss Michael's entrance to the comic industry, founding and running Back Issue magazine, and much more!
This episode was originally recorded on June 7 2022.

Tuesday May 31, 2022

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For the 980th episode, Adam Chapman welcomes back to the show for his 9th appearance RON FRENZ!
Adam and Ron discuss Ron's most recent work with Tom DeFalco, having George Perez ink his work on Spider-Man: Hobgoblin Lives #1 and much much more!  Lots of great stories abound!
This episode was originally recorded on May 24 2022.

Tuesday May 03, 2022

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 972, Adam Chapman welcomes Scott Dunbier back to the show, to discuss IDW's Artist Editions, original art, and much more! We discuss upcoming volumes, as well as some of the volumes published during the pandemic!
This episode was recorded May 3 2022.
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Wednesday Apr 20, 2022

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 968 join Adam Chapman as he sits down with returning guest Kelly Thompson (who was previously a guest on episodes 602 & 716).
Kelly discusses the comics she's written since the pandemic, including Black Widow, It's Jeff!, Captain Marvel, Amazing Spider-Man and more!
This episode was recorded Thursday April 14 2022.
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Sunday Mar 13, 2022

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For the 958th episode, Adam Chapman welcomes to the show cartoonist RUBEN BOLLING!
Ruben discusses his cartoon Tom The Dancing Bug, how he got his start, working with a syndicate, having his strips reprinted with Clover Press, and much more!
This episode was originally recorded on March 8 2022.
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Friday Feb 18, 2022

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!For the 952nd episode, Adam Chapman welcomes J.M. DeMatteis back to the show for his second appearance!  We first discuss his recent work on Justice League Infinity before discussing his current work on Ben Reilly: Spider-Man.  The main event, however, is a creator commentary on THE CHILD WITHIN, the first story arc of JMD's run on Spectacular Spider-Man in the early '90s.
This episode was originally recorded on February 12 2022.
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Wednesday Feb 16, 2022

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!For the 950th episode, Adam Chapman welcomes MARK WAID back to the show for his fifth appearance, as we discuss his upcoming work on Batman / Superman, his friendship with Brian Augustyn, Superman #220 from 1969, original artwork that he owns from books he worked on, and much more!
This episode was originally recorded on February 10 2021.
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Monday Jan 31, 2022

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 946, Adam Chapman welcomes Judd Winick back to the show for his seventh appearance!
In this new episode, Judd discusses the newest volume of HILO, writing with an ending already in mind, and much more!
This episode was recorded January 28 2022!
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Tuesday Jan 11, 2022

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 940 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes GLENN GREENBERG back to the show.  GLENN's first appearance on the show was back in episode 912.
We talk about the world of Marvel Editorial in the 90s, how Glenn came to work at Marvel, writing for Back Issue Magazine, interviewing George Takei and how he started working on bookazines.
This episode was recorded January 10 2022.

Sunday Dec 05, 2021

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For the 930th episode, Adam Chapman welcomes to the show LYNN JOHNSTON!
Adam and Lynn discuss the celebrated comic strip FOR BETTER OR FOR WORSE, the recent series of collections from IDW's LIBRARY OF AMERICAN COMICS, her friendship with Charles "Sparky" Schulz and much more!
This episode was originally recorded on December 1 2021.

Friday Nov 05, 2021

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For the 922nd episode, Adam Chapman welcomes to the show DAN DIDIO!
Adam and Dan discuss ReBoot, working for ABC, Mainframe Entertainment and DC Comics.  We talk writing, being creative, and some of Dan's favourite moments working in comics!
This episode was originally recorded on November 2 2021.

Monday Nov 01, 2021

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For the 920th episode, Adam Chapman welcomes back to the show for his 8th appearance RON FRENZ!
Adam and Ron discuss the The R.I.G.H.T. Project, working with Sal Buscema, Tom DeFalco, doing variant covers for Marvel, and much more!
This episode was originally recorded on November 1 2021.

Wednesday Oct 13, 2021

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 914 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes JIM SALICRUP  to the show.  We discuss Jim's long tenure at Marvel Comics, establishing Papercutz, reprinting Smurfs and much more!
This episode was recorded September 28 2021.
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Tuesday Oct 05, 2021

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 912 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes GLENN GREENBERG  to the show.  GLENN worked in Marvel Editorial throughout the 90s, working in the Spider-office, and also wrote the fantastic Spider-Man: The Osborn Journal.  We discuss his time at Marvel, working with Roger Stern, Tom Brevoort, Mark Gruenwald, and much more!
This episode was recorded September 27 2021.
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Monday Aug 30, 2021

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 904 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes LARRY HOUSTON to the show.  LARRY was the director of X-MEN: THE ANIMATED SERIES, and also worked in animation for 35 years.  
We talk about Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, X-Men, Fantastic Four, and much more!
This episode was recorded August 30 2021.
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Wednesday Aug 25, 2021

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 902 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes the OMAR VALDIVIESO to the show, otherwise known as the Uncanny Omar  of the NEAR MINT CONDITION Youtube channel.
We talk about podcasting, having a youtube channel, a love of comics and collected editions, and much much more!  
This episode was recorded August 17 2021.
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Friday Jul 23, 2021

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 896 join Adam Chapman as he once again sits down with writer Zeb Wells.  We discuss Zeb's return to comic books, working with Nick Lowe, being part of the X-collective while working on Hellions, and showrunning the upcoming run on Amazing Spider-Man after Nick Spencer's run concludes.  We also talk about continuity, being a fan, and Ben Reilly.
It's highly recommended to listen to episode 382 before listening to this new interview.  That episode covers Zeb's entrance into the comic book industry, and his first career in comics/
This episode was recorded July 12 2021.
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Tuesday Jul 06, 2021

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For the 890th episode, Adam Chapman welcomes to the show Robert Venditti!
Robert discusses his work on DC's Hawkman, from the genesis of the project to its ultimate conclusion after 29 issues.  We discuss his work with Bryan Hitch on the project and the work they did on the first year of the book.
This episode was originally recorded on July 5 2021.

Wednesday Jun 23, 2021

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For the 886th episode, Adam Chapman welcomes back to the show for his 7th appearance RON FRENZ!
Adam and Ron discuss the comic book industry, Mark Gruenwald, collaborating with Roger Stern, Tom Defalco, Sal Buscema, and much more!
We also discuss the upcoming HEROES UNION #1, featuring Roger Stern, Ron Fenz and Sal Buscema, coming out August 4 2021!
This episode was originally recorded on June 23 2021.

Wednesday Jun 09, 2021

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For the 882nd episode, Adam Chapman welcomes KEITH DALLAS to the show, as we discuss his  books for TWOMORROWS.  We discuss comic book history, the DC Implosion, and much more!
This episode was originally recorded on June 2 2021.
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Tuesday May 18, 2021

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!For the 876th episode, Adam Chapman welcomes Evan Skolnick to the show to discuss getting into comics, working for Marvel, working in Marvel Editorial in the early '90s, writing New Warriors, pitching books, working in video games, and much more!
This episode was originally recorded on May 12 2021.
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Wednesday May 12, 2021

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!For the 874th episode, Adam Chapman welcomes BOB BUDIANSKY to the show to discuss getting into comics, working for Marvel, being Editor in Chief of the Spider-Man titles and much more, including Transformers and trading cards!
This episode was originally recorded on May 3 2021.
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Monday May 03, 2021

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!For the 872nd episode, Adam Chapman welcomes MARK WAID back to the show for his fourth appearance, as we discuss working on Ka-Zar, collaborating with Andy Kubert, his short-lived run on X-Men, and much more!
This episode was originally recorded on April 21 2021.
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Saturday Apr 03, 2021

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 864, Adam Chapman welcomes Len Kaminski to the Comic Shenanigans podcast! 
We discuss how Len got into comics, and into the industry, working in editorial, working as a writer on Iron Man, Morbius, and other titles.  He also talks about inheriting a dying Tony Stark from John Byrne!
This episode was recorded March 24 2021.
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Saturday Mar 27, 2021

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 862, Adam Chapman welcomes Darryl Banks to the Comic Shenanigans podcast! 
We discuss how Darryl got into comics, his approach to art, developing and working on Kyle Rayner's version of Green Lantern, teaching a comic book art course, and much more!
This episode was recorded March 24 2021.
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Sunday Feb 28, 2021

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 854, Adam Chapman welcomes Judd Winick back to the show for his sixth appearance!
In this new episode, Judd discusses the newest volume of HILO, what it's like doing a virtual book tour during the COVID era, and much more!
This episode was recorded February 24 2021.
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Friday Feb 12, 2021

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For the 850th episode, join Adam Chapman as he welcomes back to the show Chuck Austen & Pat Olliffe to discuss EDGEWORLD!
Check out Chuck and Pat's last appearances on Comic Shenanigans (episodes 814 and 810 respectively) before jumping into this episode.
We do a deep dive into issues #2-5 of Edgeworld, which is a Comixology Original release.  
SPOILERS AHEAD!!!
This episode was originally recorded on February 9 2021.
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Sunday Feb 07, 2021

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For the 848th episode, join Adam Chapman as he welcomes back to the show KURTIS FINDLAY (previously appeared on episode 800).
KURTIS discusses working on For Better or For Worse: The Complete Library for IDW's LIBRARY OF AMERICAN COMICS.  We discuss working with Lynn Johnston on the reprint series. how the project came to be, and much more!
This episode was originally recorded on February 3 2021.
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Monday Dec 21, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 836, Adam Chapman welcomes DENNIS HOPELESS back to the show for his second guest appearance.  We talk working on the "Gamerverse" version of Spider-Man, Spider-Woman, working with Jason Aaron, and more!
Dennis first appeared on the show back in April 2016, on episode 360.
This episode was recorded December 16 2020.
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Thursday Dec 10, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 832, Adam Chapman welcomes JOHN DELL to the show.
We discuss John's history with comics, how he started drawing, how he got into the industry, how a call changed everything, and how he moved to Florida as part of joining Crossgen.
This episode was recorded December 9 2020.
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Friday Nov 27, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 830, Adam Chapman welcomes MICHAEL LARK back to the show.
You can download Michael's first appearance on the show in episode 816.
We discuss how Michael and Greg Rucka started working together on Lazarus, and pull back the curtain on how the book was pitched, and how the two collaborate on Lazarus.  
This episode was recorded November 25 2020.
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Wednesday Nov 11, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 824 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes ERIC & JULIA LEWALD back to the show!
In this new episode, we discuss their new book "X-Men: The Art and Making of The Animated Series", the process of gathering together artifacts for the book, delving into the book's enduring legacy and visual style, and much more!
For Eric and Julia's first conversation on the Comic Shenanigans podcast, check out episode 560 from March 20 2018.
This episode was recorded on November 4 2020.
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Wednesday Oct 28, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
 
For the 822nd episode, join Adam Chapman as he welcomes to the show IAN FLYNN.
Ian talks comic books, Sonic the Hedgehog, breaking into the industry, taking over as Sonic's lead writer, relaunching Sonic for IDW, and much more!
This episode was originally recorded on October 28 2020.
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Wednesday Oct 28, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
 
For the 820th episode, join Adam Chapman as he welcomes to the show RICK HOBERG.
Rick discusses breaking into comics, working with Russ Manning, his working relationship with Roy Thomas, the importance of mentoring, storyboarding cartoon shows, and much more!
This episode was originally recorded on October 21 2020.
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Saturday Oct 10, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 816, Adam Chapman welcomes MICHAEL LARK To the show.
We discuss how Michael got into the comic industry, his time working on Gotham Central & Daredevil, and how it all led him to working on Lazarus with Greg Rucka!
This episode was recorded October 8.
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Monday Oct 05, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 814, Adam Chapman welcomes CHUCK AUSTEN To the show.
Chuck discusses working in comics in the early 2000s, writing Uncanny X-Men, Exiles, US War Machine, working for both DC and Marvel at the same time, plus working on his new project EDGEWORLD with co-creator Pat Olliffe (check out episode 810 for a new conversation with Pat Olliffe, where we also discuss their collaboration on EDGEWORLD)
This episode was recorded September 28 2020.
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Monday Sep 28, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 812, join Adam Chapman as he chats with the legendary Chris Claremont, to pull back the curtain on his Fantastic Four, as well as his upcoming projects releasing this winter!
This episode was originally recorded Tuesday September 22 2020.
 
 
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Saturday Sep 19, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 810 join Adam Chapman as he sits down once again with artist Pat Olliffe!
Pat makes his third appearance on the podcast (previously being in episode 278 & 450).  Pat drops by to talk about his new creator-owned project with Chuck Austen, Edgeworld!
This episode was recorded Friday September 18 2020.
 
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Saturday Sep 12, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
 
For the 808th episode, Adam Chapman welcomes Stefano Gaudiano to the podcast, as we discuss how he first came to love comics, becoming an artist, and how he made the change from penciller to inker.   We talk Gotham Central, Daredevil, The Walking Dead, and more!
This episode was originally recorded on September 2 2020.

Tuesday Sep 08, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
 
For the 806th episode, Adam Chapman welcomes Cory Sedlmeier back to the podcast for his second visit, to discuss the Marvel Masterworks line, answer listener questions, and much more!
This episode was originally recorded on August 25 2020.

Monday Aug 31, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 804, Adam Chapman welcomes artist Ian Churchill to the Comic Shenanigans podcast, to discuss getting into comics, working for Marvel and DC, his collaborations with Jeph Loeb, working on his own creator-owned project, and much more!
This episode was recorded August 5 2020.
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Sunday Aug 23, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 802, Adam Chapman welcomes celebrated writer Roger Stern back to the Comic Shenanigans podcast, to further discuss his career in comics, writing for DC & Marvel, and writing Spider-Man, Superman and much more!
This episode was recorded August 5 2020.
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Tuesday Jul 21, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 778, Adam Chapman welcomes Jim Zub back to the show.
Check out Jim's first appearance in episode 368.
In this new episode, Jim discusses Conan, Agents of Wakanda, and much much more!
This episode was recorded July 20 2020.
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Sunday Jun 28, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 778, Adam Chapman welcomes Judd Winick back to the show for his fifth appearance!
In this new episode, Judd dives into working on Exiles for Marvel Comics!
This episode was recorded June 23 2020.
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Saturday Jun 13, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 786, Adam Chapman welcomes celebrated writer Roger Stern to the Comic Shenanigans podcast, to discuss his career in comics!  We discuss his early years reading comics, breaking in at Marvel, working in editorial, his collaborations with different artists, and much more!
 
This episode was recorded June 9 2020.
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Monday Jun 08, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 784, Adam Chapman welcomes Eisner Award-winning Laura Martin back to the show!
You can listen to Laura's first visit to the show in episode 774, which covers the beginnings of her career until the mid-2000s.
Laura talks about working with Marvel in the 21st century, working with collaborator John Cassaday on Astonishing X-Men, Star Wars and more.  Laura talks working on a series of major crossovers in the late 2000s, coloring a ton of Skrulls in Secret Invasion, and much more!
This episode was recorded May 28 2020.
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Monday Jun 01, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 782, Adam Chapman welcomes acclaimed penciller Barry Kitson to the show to discuss his career in comics, breaking in, collaborating with Mark Waid, working on The Order with Matt Fraction, and much more!
This episode was recorded May 23 2020.
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Friday May 22, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 780, Adam Chapman welcomes letterer Dave Lanphear to the show!
In this new episode, Dave Lanphear tells the story of how he came to enter the comic book industry!
Check out the link below to support the Kickstarter campaign for Rise of the Kung Fu Dragon Master Volume 1 that Dave is part of!
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/whitecatent/new-2020-rise-of-the-kung-fu-dragon-master-vol-1
This episode was recorded May 19 2020.
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Sunday May 17, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 778, Adam Chapman welcomes Al Ewing back to the show for his second appearance!  His first appearance was back in episode 518 from October 2017.
In this new episode, Al discusses working on the smash-hit Immortal Hulk!
This episode was recorded May 1 2020.
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Tuesday May 12, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 776, Adam Chapman welcomes Ron Frenz back to the show for his sixth appearance!
In this new episode, Ron discusses his work on Amazing Spider-Man #280-281, Amazing Spider-Man '96 & Spider-Man: Hobgoblin Lives #1-3.
This episode was recorded May 7 2020.
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Friday May 01, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 774, Adam Chapman welcomes Eisner Award-winning Laura Martin to the show!
Laura talks about her entrance into the comic book industry with Wildstorm, working at Crossgen, and becoming a freelancer again after Crossgen imploded.  We discuss her collaborations with Bryan Hitch, John Cassaday and Walt Simonson.  There's also much much more!
This episode was recorded April 28 2020.
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Thursday Apr 23, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 772, Adam Chapman welcomes Andy Runton to the show!
Andy talks about the road which led him to create a charming little owl named Owly, and how Owly became an Eisner award-winning series of books in the mid-2000s.  He also discusses the return of Owly, newly colourized, now coming out from Scholastic Graphix!
This episode was recorded April 16 2020.
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Monday Apr 20, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 770, Adam Chapman welcomes Mark Waid back to the show!
Mark talks about becoming Publisher of Humanoids at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, working on HISTORY OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE, working on Ka-Zar, his collaborations throughout the years, and much more!
Mark's first appearance on Comic Shenanigans was episode 620.
Mark's second appearance on Comic Shenanigans was episode 724.
This episode was recorded April 14 2020.
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Monday Apr 13, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 768 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes back to the show John Rhett Thomas (GORMUU)! 
John (otherwise known as GORMUU on the MarvelMasterworks Forums) returns to the Comic Shenanigans podcast for his seventh appearance, and talks about working on the MARVEL MONOGRAPH series of books with selected Marvel artists.  John also answers listener questions, and reveals a project he's working on in the last few minutes of the podcast!
This episode was recorded Monday April 13 2020.
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Wednesday Apr 01, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 766 join Adam Chapman as he sits down with Marvel Comics' Executive Editor TOM BREVOORT to discuss his career in comics, how Marvel is weathering the COVID-19 Pandemic, working at Marvel in the 90s, and much much more!
This episode was recorded Tuesday March 31 2020.
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Sunday Mar 29, 2020

Welcome to the Comic Shenanigans Podcast!
For episode 764 join Adam Chapman as he welcomes back to the show JUDD WINICK, to talk the newest installment in the HILO book series, Book 6: All The Pieces Fit.  We also talk about the upcoming Book 7, coming in 2021, and Judd reminisces about working with Dan Didio at DC Comics.  We talk about resurrecting Jason Todd, and much more!
This episode was recorded Tuesday March 24 2020.
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Tuesday Mar 24, 2020

For episode 762, Adam Chapman welcomes Scott Dunbier to the show, to discuss his start as an original comic art dealer in the 80s, his transition to Wildstorm in the 90s, breaking news to Alan Moore, working at IDW, working with Darwyn Cooke, starting the Artist Edition line, and much more!
This episode was recorded March 23 2020.
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