22nd Mar2016

Director’s Commentary – Marino & Arruda Massa on Holy F*ck!

by Chris Thompson

With Nick Marino & Daniel Arruda Massa …
 
In our latest commentary, Nick Marino & Daniel Arruda Massa take us behind-the-scenes of their controversial series, Holy F*ck. They discuss their individual contributions, how they work together, and what makes it a reverent book – sharing stories, revealing secrets, and giving the kind of insight you couldn’t get anywhere else. So enjoy, and keep your eyes peeled for future Director’s Commentaries!
 
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Daniel Arruda Massa’s Twitter: @darrudamassa
Daniel Arruda Massa’s website: danielarrudamassa.nl
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18th Mar2016

Episode 181 – Exploring The Ruins with Peter Kuper!

by Chris Thompson

With Peter Kuper …
 
Our Angoulême 2016 interviews continue as Chris sits down for a lengthy chat with cartoonist Peter Kuper. They delve into his early days in comics, how it led him to extensive runs on both MAD and Heavy Metal magazine, and what he’s hoping to achieve with his latest book Ruins.
 
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Peter Kuper’s Twitter: @PKuperArt
Peter Kuper’s website: www.peterkuper.com
 
Angoulême BD Festival’s Twitter: @actudufauve
Angoulême BD Festival’s website: www.bdangouleme.com
 
You can listen to our full round-up of Chris’ experience at Angoulême 2016 here:
www.orbitalcomics.com/orbital-in-conversation-177
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11th Mar2016

Episode 180 – Nicolas Keramidas, Lewis Trondheim & Don Rosa!

by Chris Thompson

With Nicolas Keramidas, Lewis Trondheim & Don Rosa …
 
In our continuing coverage of Angoulême 2016, Chris speaks with cartoonist Nicolas Keramidas about Mickey’s Craziest Adventures, which was just released by Glénat in France. The pair are also joined by writer Lewis Trondheim to discuss his work on the project.
 
As an extra bonus, we present Chris’ chat with the legendary Don Rosa at Angoulême. They talk about his enduring popularity in Europe, and set the stage for a longer interview to follow.
 
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Nicolas Keramidas’ website: www.nicokeramidas.com
 
Lewis Trondheim’s Twitter: @lewistrondheim
Lewis Trondheim’s website: www.lewistrondheim.com
 
Don Rosa’s Twitter: @donrosa
Don Rosa’s Facebook: www.facebook.com/DonRosaOfficial
 
Angoulême BD Festival’s Twitter: @actudufauve
Angoulême BD Festival’s website: www.bdangouleme.com
 
You can listen to our full round-up of Chris’ experience at Angoulême 2016 here:
www.orbitalcomics.com/orbital-in-conversation-177
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26th Feb2016

Episode 178 – Out On The Wire with Jessica Abel!

by Chris Thompson

With Jessica Abel …
 
In the first of our Angoulême 2016 interviews, Chris chats with cartoonist and educator Jessica Abel about her latest book Out On The Wire. The two of them delve into Jessica’s career – discussing what led her to France and what she’s learned about podcasts through her work – leading Chris to ask some questions of his own.
 
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Orbital Comics’ website: www.orbitalcomics.com
 
Jessica Abel’s Twitter: @jccabel
Jessica Abel’s website: jessicaabel.com
 
Angoulême BD Festival’s Twitter: @actudufauve
Angoulême BD Festival’s website: www.bdangouleme.com
 
You can listen to our full round-up of Chris’ experience at Angoulême 2016 here:
www.orbitalcomics.com/orbital-in-conversation-177
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19th Feb2016

Episode 177 – Looking Back at Angoulême Festival 2016!

by Chris Thompson

With Karl Asaa …
 
This week the roles are reversed as Karl interviews Chris about his recent trip to the 43rd Festival International de la Bande Dessinée in Angoulême, France. They chat about the people he met and the places he visited, as well as discussing why the festival remains a highlight. You can look forward to Chris’ interviews from the festival over the coming weeks.
 
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Orbital Comics’ website: www.orbitalcomics.com
 
Angoulême BD Festival’s Twitter: @actudufauve
Angoulême BD Festival’s website: www.bdangouleme.com
 
You can listen to our full report on last year’s festival here:
www.orbitalcomics.com/orbital-in-conversation-episode-119-talking-about-angouleme-bd-festival
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12th Feb2016

Episode 176 – The Real/Fake Geeks Meet Kate Leth!

by Chris Thompson

With Kate Leth …
 
This week The Real/Fake Geeks (a.k.a. Chris & Maria) chat with Kate Leth (Hellcat, Power Up, Adventure Time) in front of a live audience at Orbital Comics. They delve into Kate’s background in comics retail, how she harnessed the power of the Internet to make the jump from fan to creator, and what she has coming up next.
 
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Orbital Comics’ Twitter: @orbitalcomics
Orbital Comics’ website: www.orbitalcomics.com
 
Kate Leth’s Twitter: @kateleth
Kate Leth’s website: kateleth.com
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05th Feb2016

Episode 175 – Brian K. Vaughan Part 2: The Ongoing Saga!

by Chris Thompson

With Brian K. Vaughan …
 
In the second of a two-part interview, Chris continues his chat with writer Brian K. Vaughan. They delve into Brian’s TV work on Lost & Under The Dome, the runaway success of Saga, and the dawn of his web comics on Panel Syndicate.
 
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Brian K. Vaughan’s Twitter: @HeyBKV
Panel Syndicate website: panelsyndicate.com
 
NICE Convention’s Twitter: @NICEConv
NICE Convention’s website: www.nicecon.co.uk
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29th Jan2016

Episode 174 – Brian K. Vaughan Part 1: The Early Years!

by Chris Thompson

With Brian K. Vaughan …
 
In the first of a two-part interview, Chris chats with writer Brian K. Vaughan about his early years breaking into comics. They discuss Brian’s childhood, his original work for DC & Marvel, and how it led to him working for television.
 
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Brian K. Vaughan’s Twitter: @HeyBKV
Panel Syndicate website: panelsyndicate.com
 
NICE Convention’s Twitter: @NICEConv
NICE Convention’s website: www.nicecon.co.uk
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17th Jan2016

Episode 171 – Comic Heroes with Kieron Gillen & Friends!

by Chris Thompson

With Kieron Gillen, Jessica Martin, Paul Cornell & Rachael Stott …
 
To celebrate the relaunch of Comic Heroes magazine, Chris hosts an evening with Kieron Gillen, Jessica Martin, Paul Cornell & Rachael Stott to discuss the importance of comics as a storytelling medium.
 
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Kieron Gillen’s Twitter: @kierongillen
Jessica Martin’s Twitter: @jessica7martin
Paul Cornell’s Twitter: @Paul_Cornell
Rachael Stott’s Twitter: @RachaelAtWork
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12th Jan2016

Episode 170 – The Real/Fake Geeks Meet Noelle Stevenson!

by Chris Thompson

With Noelle Stephenson & Maria Norris …
 
After a long absence from the airwaves, The Real/Fake Geeks (a.k.a. Chris & Maria) are back – and they’ve got Noelle Stevenson (Nimona, Lumberjanes) in tow! Together the three of them discuss Noelle’s early days in comics, how she harnessed the power of the Internet, and why horror stories are so incredibly potent.
 
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Maria Norris’ Twitter: @MariaWNorris
 
Orbital Comics’ Twitter: @orbitalcomics
Orbital Comics’ website: www.orbitalcomics.com
 
Noelle Stevenson’s Twitter: @Gingerhazing
Noelle Stevenson’s website: gingerhaze.com
Copyright © Chris Thompson 2015

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