Solitaire Rose Radio 83: Talking a Mechaton of Stuff with Wells Thompson and Dalton Shannon

In this episode, Cory interviews writers Wells Thompson and Dalton Shannon.  They are on the show to push their Kickstarter for the trade paperback collection of their all ages comic Mechaton, but the interview talks about their other works and includes discussions about: 

  • How they met and decided to work together on comics
  • How each fell into the world of comics
  • The way Kickstarter has opened up comics for new creators
  • The artists they work with, and how each brings a different skill set and storytelling story to the project
  • Why the protagonist of Megaton feel different than other heroes
  • How they learned to love comics
  • Their writing process

All of this and much, much more!

Mechaton Volume 1

Wells Thompson’s webpage

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/wellsthompson/mechaton-issue-1

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 633: Comics Potpourri

It’s been a busy week for Joe and Cory!! And while this episode doesn’t have a theme, it’s a whole bunch of stuff like a convention report and, of course, comics talk!  They discuss:

  • Minnesota’s insane weather
  • MCE show
  • Mint in Box toys
  • Cory!! Has all of the Archie All Star Comics
  • Spider-Man Clone Saga
  • The Cherry Omnibus

All of this, the usual shenanigans and much, much more.

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 632: February Reviews

Cory!! and Joe read LOTS of comics, and because of that, they have things they like and things they don’t, so this week, after a LONG discussion about a leaked collection they are excited about, they review:

  • Ultimate Black Panther #1 – Marvel
  • Moon Man #1 – Image
  • Knights of the Dinner Table #310 – Kenzerco
  • John Constantine Hellblazer: Dead in America  #!- DC

Retro Review is a segment where they review older comics and this week, the comics being reviewed is:

The Nam #1

They also discuss:

  • They discuss Blatz beer and Kaboom cereal because they are old
  • They finish Previews by going through the toys and games
  • Books being put together for the Marvel/DC comics

You get all of this, the usual shenanigans and much, much more!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 631: February 2024 Previews

Every month, Joe and Cory!! go through Previews to highlight comics coming in the future. This time, they go through Previews for comics shipping in May 2024 and beyond, point out the new, the collected and the interesting for YOU to bother your comic shop about!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 630: State of the Comics Industry

Joe and Cory!! Talk about the changes in back  issue sales from the 90’s, 2000’s, 2010’s and now as they discuss the state of the industry. Cory!! brings the sales numbers from trusted sources, Joe brings his information when it comes to retail sales. We talk about what shops can do to survive in a turbulent market, the current price hikes and everything else going on in the current comics market.

Cory then goes into how Marvel’s Giant Size books were a complete marketing mess in the 1970’s when he reviews Giant Size Invaders #1.

All of this, the usual shenanigans, and much, much more!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 629: January Comics Previews

Every month, Joe and Cory!! go through Previews to highlight comics coming in the future. This time, they go through Previews for comics shipping in April 2024 and beyond, point out the new, the collected and the interesting for YOU to bother your comic shop about!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 628: State of the Kray

Why hasn’t there been a new episode since Festivus? Did Cory!! finally get hit by a banana truck? Has Joe had enough and will be starting his own Dad Joke podcast? WHAT IN THE WILD BLUE HOOTIE IS GOING ON HERE!

Cory!! and Joe talk about what they have been up to since Festivus, comic books and so much more!

Be there, aloha!

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Solitaire Rose Radio 82: Talking High Heels with Tonya Kay

Tonya Kay is a dancer, actress, director, teacher, host and the Most Dangerous Woman in Hollywood. She sits down with Cory!! to talk about her varied career, her desire to always learn more, how her creative skills have driven her to new challenges and constant growth. You may know her as Creature from “Who Wants To Be A Super Hero”, her Grinder Girl act in burlesque, Doktor Gerde Ernst in the Puppetmaster movies, the host for The Lalas burlesque troop, or her many, many other roles and performances.

We also talk about her latest project, “High Heels”, a short film about about mentorship and honoring our elders set against the colorful backdrop of Vaudeville’s burlesque, drag and cirque arts.

You can support the film here: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/high-heels/x/248796#/

And see EVERYTHING Tonya is working on here: https://linktr.ee/tonyakay

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 627: A Festivus For The Rest Of Us

The tradition continues!
On this, the day of Festivus, we have out annual Airing of Grievances! Cory!! joins with Dangerous Dan Mohr and Stephanie Coronado for this time honor tradition as we have a lot of problems with you people, and now, you’re gonna hear about it!

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Kray Z Comics and Stories 626: December Comics Previews

Every month, Joe and Cory!! go through Previews to highlight comics coming in the future. This time, they go through Previews for comics shipping in January 2024 and beyond, point out the new, the collected and the interesting for YOU to bother your comic shop about!

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