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Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Indie Spinner Rack Issue #28

The countdown to the MoCCA Art Festival continues - check out this year's poster by Charles Burns! An update on Small Press Idol entering round three! The ISR donation drive and commercials?! Charlito freaks out at the finale of Paul Pope's Batman Year 100 and Sammy Harkham's Crickets! Recent listener e-mails, an ISR hotline call and the first batch of entries in our newest contest! Plus, a few thoughts on the passing of Bob Laughlin and more!

Small Press Idol

Sunday, May 28, 2006

Alex Toth, 1928 - 2006

Thursday, May 18, 2006

Indie Spinner Rack Issue #27

Funny story... ISR sits down for pizza, beer & comics talk with Night Fisher's R. Kikuo Johnson & Marvel's Mythos painter Paolo Rivera! From their time at Rhode Island School of Design with David Mazzucchelli to hitting it big! RKJ tells all about his graphic novel from its beginnings, its road to Fantagraphics, to Time & Publisher's Weekly's Best of 2005 lists! Plus his 'Cher Simura' and Audubon stories from MOME! Paolo discusses his painted work for Marvel's origins series, Mythos, his process and influences, and being recently named Marvel's Hunk of the Month! Did you say big episode? Thank you, Captain Obvious!

R. Kikuo Johnson
Paolo Rivera
Hello, Captain Obvious...
PIC: Paolo at RKJ's Jim Hanley's Universe signing
PIC: The Wall of Doom
PIC: Paolo & folks at The Wall of Doom (for scale)
PIC: Joe Quesada shows Paolo exactly where he went wrong on the cover to
FF #500, just before his RISD senior show.

Indie Spinner Rack Issue #26

Counting down to the 2006 MoCCA Art Festival: a peek at the festival's panels! Spotlighting Superior Showcase #1 with Nick Bertozzi, Mike Dawson, and Dean Trippe, Supermarket by Brian Wood & Kristian Donaldson! What up with the Big Two?: Civil War #1 & Infinite Crisis #7! Uncle CJ calls in with some books for young readers: Banana Sunday & Billy Hazelnuts! A few thoughts on Free Comic Book Day! An ISR MySpace Moment!

Friday, May 12, 2006

Indie Spinner Rack Issue #25

ISR talks with Matt Kindt about his excellent Super Spy books - Pistolwhip, Mephisto & the Empty Box, 2 Sisters and more! Plus news on Small Press Idol, the Eagle Awards, and product placement in comics!

Small Press Idol

Thursday, May 04, 2006

Indie Spinner Rack Issue #24

The Contest Episode! Our 'Best of 2005' contest winner Seth (not that Seth) Wolfshorndl joins us for an in-depth discussion of his choice: David Mack's Kabuki: The Alchemy! Plus, some recent comics news and a brand new contest begins in this special episode! Bigger! Thicker!

More from Seth Wolfshorndl at Three Trees Studios