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Solitaire Rose Radio 60: Artist Jayro Lantigua

Cory was introduced to Jayro’s work on the episode of Kray Z Comics and Stories where they discussed artist who need more attention, and was blown away by his work. It’s unique, interesting and shows influences from outside of comic books and more from 90’s animation. Jayro himself is an interesting person as well, driving himself to work on his art while keeping a full time job because he3 is driven to create.

You’ll be interested in his story and his art as you get to know more about him in the far ranging interview.

Visit him at his website:  http://www.jayrolantigua.com/

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Solitaire Rose Radio 59: An Interview with Liz Safian Berube

I told someone earlier this week that while I joking call myself and my podcast a National Treasure, but Liz Safian Berube is the Real Deal and is a bona fide National Treasure. She worked as a colorist for Archie and DC, her own comic strip and countless pages for the DC Romance comics. I sit down with her to talk about her life, her art and all sorts of other things. Most comic book fans don’t know a lot about the type of work she did, so settle in and listen to one of the most interesting people I have ever talked to. I hope you think so too.

Liz’s Facebook page

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Solitaire Rose Radio 58: An Interview with Michael Allred

Michael Allred is a Legend in comics.  No, that’s not hyperbole, he was in the group Legends after being in the comics business for 4 years, and he has created some of the best comics of the last 20 years including Madman, X-Statics, FF, iZombie and the current Silver Surfer series.  In this episode, he talks about how he got into the comics business, his career before comics and his artistic works outside of comics as well as stories about series he has created and worked on.  Come on, you know you want to know where Doop came from, right?

Visit Michael’s website http://www.aaapop.com/,

Follow him on your fire breathing twitter machine:  @AllredMD

Or get updates from his Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/Michael-AllredMadman

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Solitaire Rose Radio 57: An Interview With Dangerous Dan Mohr

Dan Mohr has shown up on Kray Z Comics and Stories, is a long time friend of Cory!! and an artist of the webstrips Everyday Gods and World Wide News. 

Dan talks about the genesis of both strips, his own journey to becoming an artist, and lots and lots of fun stories between Cory!! and Dan.  It’s like sitting in on a conversation with two friends at a coffeehouse without some hipster int he corner writing his screenplay on a manual typewriter!

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Solitaire Rose Radio 56: Interview With Artist Angel Medina

Angel Medina has worked in comics since the 80’s on Iconic series such as Warlock and the Infinity Watch, Dreadstar, Kiss, Spawn and much more. We talk about how he started drawing comics, breaking in in the 80’s, what he loves drawing and what it is like to build a career as a comic book artist as the field goes through massive shifts in how business is done.

Cory sits down with Angel to talk comics, creativity and what it means to own your work in a far ranging interview!

Head on over to his Facebook page!

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Solitaire Rose Radio 55: Interview With Artist Paul Fricke

Artist Paul Fricke sits down with Cory!! to talk about getting into self-publishing in the mid-80’s with Trollords, moving the series to other publishers, moving to working at DC and then to the corporate world and tons of things in-between. Paul talks about becoming a teacher, a children’s book author, starting a new series of all-ages comics. Paul also talks about how his art has changed over time, how a near death experience has changed his life and much more in this wide-ranging interview.

Paul’s links:

Official Alex Toth site (which Paul helps run): http://www.tothfans.com/

Paul’s Alex Toth blog: http://www.bluemoonstudios.com/tothpix/

Art & Blog: http://www.bluemoonstudios.com/

Webcomics: http://bluemoontoons.com/

Cartoon Jam – All Ages Comics: https://www.patreon.com/cartoonjam?ty=h

https://www.facebook.com/bluemoonpaul

https://twitter.com/bluemoonpaul

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Solitaire Rose Radio 54: Cartoonist Conspiracy

Cory!! dropped by the Cartoonist Conspiracy, which is a get-together for comics artists of all level of experience to get together and put together a Jam comic. He sat down with some of them to talk about the gathering itself, their own art and whatever else came up as he munched on grilled cheese, drank Earl Gray and they drew a comic about “When I was 13 and the cops showed up”.

The finished book is available here:

http://www.cartoonistconspiracy.com/conspire/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/April-Mpls-Jam-16.pdf

The artists interviewed and this websites are:

Latham Luepke

http://knavesend.thecomicseries.com/

http://samwisespadeforhire.thecomicseries.com/

http://porcelainavenger.thecomicseries.com/

Steve Stwually

http://www.stwallskull.com/

Ty Randolph – who is not on the internet with her art yet.

O. L. Laditan

http://olladitan.com/

http://www.rockinthistown.com/#/podcast/

http://www.playtimeformonsters.com/comic/a-caped-hero-patrols-the-sky/

Dave Sandberg

https://www.youtube.com/user/zentrash

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Solitaire Rose Radio 53: Jack Kirby 1987 – Now

Cory!! concludes his audio biography of Jack Kirby by covering Kirby’s latter years, the on-going legacy of Kirby and how reprints of his work keep his brilliance available for new readers!

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Solitaire Rose Radio 52: Interview with Spiderbaby, AKA Terrance Griep

In this episode, Cory!! interviews Spiderbaby, also known as Terrance Griep about how his career in writing comics led to his career in wrestling, having his alter ego show up as a comic book character, breaking in to the business and much more!  You can follow Terrance on Twitter or Facebook.

And you can buy his upcoming comic book appearance here!  Do it!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Solitaire Rose Radio 51: Doctor Who Season 9 Wrap Up

Doctor Who has wrapped up another season, so Cory!! and his niece Mindi Engel sit down to talk about it episode by episode.  SPOILERS AHOY!!

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