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’ Twitter: @orbitalcomics
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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Orbital Comics’ website: www.orbitalcomics.com
 
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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Orbital Comics’ website: www.orbitalcomics.com
 
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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Orbital Comics’ Twitter: @orbitalcomics
Orbital Comics’ website: www.orbitalcomics.com
 
Noelle Stevenson’s Twitter: @Gingerhazing
Noelle Stevenson’s website: gingerhaze.com
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08th Jan2016

Episode 169 – Inside the Cages with Dave McKean!

by Chris Thompson

With Dave McKean …
 
Acclaimed creator Dave McKean discusses his career with Chris at the recent Lakes International Comic Art Festival. They delve into Dave’s early years as an artist, how his process and approach have changed over time, and most importantly what he’s working on now.
 
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Orbital Comics’ website: www.orbitalcomics.com
 
Dave McKean’s Twitter: @DaveMcKean
Dave McKean’s website: www.davemckean.com
 
LICAF’s Twitter: @comicartfest
LICAF’s website: www.comicartfestival.com
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03rd Jan2016

Episode 167 – Comics at the Library with Owen & Jason!

by Chris Thompson

With Owen Johnson & Jason Atomic …
 
In this first episode of the new year, we present Chris’ chat with creators Owen Johnson (Beast Wagon) and Jason Atomic (Satanic Mojo) at Westminster Library as part of their Enterprise Fair. The trio discuss some of the issues affecting the creative arts today, and what it takes to make your own comics in this economic climate.
 
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Owen Johnson’s Twitter: @Owen_Johnson
Owen Johnson’s website: www.changelingstudios.com
 
Jason Atomic’s Twitter: @jasonatomic
Jason Atomic’s website: jasonatomic.co.uk
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29th Dec2015

Episode 166 – Dark Knight III #2 with Klaus Janson!

by Chris Thompson

With Klaus Janson …
 
Tying in to the release of Dark Knight III #2, Chris chats with Klaus Janson about his involvement in the series. They discuss how he first came to work with Frank Miller on Daredevil, the move to DC for Dark Knight Returns, and how it’s all come full-circle again today.
 
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Klaus Janson’s Twitter: @klausjansonnyc
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25th Dec2015

Director’s Commentary – Noelle Stevenson on Lumberjanes!

by Chris Thompson

With Noelle Stevenson …
 
In this commentary, Noelle Stevenson takes us on a guided tour through the latest collection of Lumberjanes (Volume 2) from Boom! Studios. Noelle discussed what it was like collaborating with the rest of the Lumberjanes team – 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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Orbital Comics’ website: www.orbitalcomics.com
 
Noelle Stevenson’s Twitter: @Gingerhazing
Noelle Stevenson’s website: gingerhaze.com/nimona
Copyright © Chris Thompson 2015

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