Double Page Spread

Desiree Rodriguez and Marco Lopez are two very passionate members of the comic community and proud of their Puerto Rican heritage. Together, they are two of the editors of the upcoming comic anthology from Lion Forge, "Puerto Rico Strong", benefitting the recovery from the recent Hurricane Maria. They share stories of the resilience of people on the island, what differentiates Puerto Rican comic characters from other Latinx representation, using comics as a tool of empathy and the inspiration of George Perez. The book is available for pre-order now through Amazon and your local comic shop as well as our sponsors, www.dcbservice.com

This Podcast is part of the Taylor Network, which is a home to many great podcasts, all available on the Taylor Network feed on iTunes, stitcher radio and also google play.

Check out the DPS merch store, using our super cute logos designed by artist Tom Kelly, on t-shirts, tote bags, pillows and more at www.doublepagespread.threadless.com 

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Direct download: DPS206_PRStrong.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 5:53pm CDT
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 J. Bone has had quite a versatile career in comics as a penciller and inker, most notably working with the late Darwyn Cooke on titles like "The Spirit" and "Spider-Man's Tangled Web". We talk about how their styles complemented each other and their friendship, as well as pin up girl art, growing up gay and loving barbarian characters, his work on "The Rocketeer: Hollywood Horror" and the relationship of Cliff and Betty, his current work inking "Kevin Keller" for Archie comics and so much more!

This podcast is part of the Taylor Network, which is a home to many great podcasts, all available on iTunes, stitcher radio and also google play. 

Check out the Double Page Spread merch store at www.doublepagespread.threadless.com, featuring the DPS art on everything from t-shirts to shower curtains!

Also brought to you by www.blackphoenixalchemylab.com, featuring their new line of decadent fragrances- "O Fortuna!", perfect for smelling sexy in the new year.

As well as www.dcbservice.com, giving you the best in customer service and being your home away from LCS for all the biggest deals in comics today.

Direct download: DPS205_JBone.mp3
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It's time for the episode you've all been waiting for! The return of the bad boys of "No Apologies"- Gil Colon and Rafael Sanz! They count down their top 10 comics of 2017 with Wendi and mourn the porn stars we have lost this year. Does Tom King take the top spot? Hear about some of the best accomplishments of the year from Daniel Warren Johnson, Mark Millar, Jason Aaron, Kaare Andrews, Donny Cates, Sean Gordon Murphy, Steve Skroce and many other great books both indie and Marvel/DC! 

RIP August Ames!

Check out the DPS swag store at www.doublepagespread.threadless.com full of t-shirts, tote bags, mugs and more!

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And smell the scents of the season at www.blackphoenixalchemylab.com, with their decadent line of Yule fragrances.

Direct download: DPS204_bestof2017.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 4:23pm CDT
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Joe Eisma has a history of drawing teen angst, from Image Comics' "Morning Glories" with Nick Spencer to his work for Archie Comics on "Riverdale" and the current "The Archies" with Alex Segura and Matt Rosenberg. "The Archies" takes the teen band out of Riverdale and puts them on the road encountering new problems and special guest stars. He discusses the fun of meeting their heroes like Chvrches, Tegan and Sara and hopping through time to see The Monkees. So discover all the manic joy and pop goodness inherent of "The Archies"!

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Direct download: DPS203_Eisma.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 11:04am CDT
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This episode takes us to the International School of Comics in Chicago, where we meet the graduating class of upcoming artists. They are putting together their first anthology of finished work and have so much enthusiasm and excitement for the medium. They tell their stories, with the encouragement of "art mom" Jill Thompson, about bringing new voices to comics, what this particular school has to offer, and what on earth is a "guinea grinder"? All right here in this very special episode.

Contribute to the kickstarter over here- https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1721853155/super-duper-anthology

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Direct download: DPS202_ISOC.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 6:03pm CDT
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It's a treat this special Halloween episode with guest, artist Kelly Williams (WWE, Eerie, Creepy)! A lifelong fan of horror movies and monster comics, he joins Wendi to discuss how to convey creepiness in ink, regional urban legends, horror movie/comic crossovers, Kirby monsters, Vietnam prequels and so much more!

Brought to you by www.dcbservice.com, your leading source for discounts on scary comics past and present including "Afterlife with Archie" and "Jughead: The Hunger". 

As well as www.blackphoenixalchemylab.com, purveyors of decadent essential oil fragrances including their latest line of Halloween and pumpkin perfumes.

Direct download: DPS201_Williams.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:03am CDT
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Double Page Spread celebrates the big 200! This episode is full of insightful discourse, charming banter and listener messages. Special guest John Siuntres is the host of the comic book interview podcast, "Word Balloon" and one of the most pivotal pioneers in comic podcasting. He talks about his history in broadcasting, his time covering boxing for sports radio, the cultural influence of Hugh Hefner, developing life long friendships with creators like Brian Michael Bendis, Art Balthazar and Franco, and the brand new book he has cowritten- "No Plan B: The Art of Michael Avon Oeming". 

To coincide with this event there is now "Double Page Spread" merchandise! Everything from t-shirts to notebooks to duvet covers. available at www.doublepagespread.threadless.com 

And special thanks to longtime sponsors www.dcbservice.com and www.blackphoenixalchemylab.com, providing the ultimate in customer service and diverse products. 

Direct download: DPS200_Siuntres.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 12:23pm CDT
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Dan Panosian is just a cool guy. He is an artist who has paid his dues for years, working his way up through Image Comics inking people like Rob Liefeld, doing covers for books like "Daredevil" and X-Men titles, pencilling books like "Spelljammer" at DC. He has worked in almost every aspect of comics and is finally ready to bring it all together for himself with the new creator owned book "Slots" from Skybound. A tale of a down on his luck boxer returning to his family and his roots, it draws on classic Las Vegas tropes and new traditions in the glitzy city, delving into the seedy underbelly of MMA and burlesque. Panosian, no stranger to tough guy competitions, is a man who brings his genuine love of fighting to a human story. So join us for talk about Frank Grillo, the evolution of Jumbo's Clown Room, John Steinbeck and a hilarious stripper pole story. 

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and www.blackphoenixalchemylab.com, fine purveyors of decadent gothic and romantic essential oil fragrances. 

Direct download: DPS199_Panosian.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 1:10pm CDT
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Writer Will Pfeifer has had a prolific and intriguing run at DC comics working on such titles as Catwoman, Aquaman, Teen Titans, and Amazons Attack. In this episode he tells funny stories about Jerry Lewis, discusses the Teen Titans cover controversy, lists top NY related movies, and shares what made his Catwoman run stand out after Ed Brubaker. Currently he is working on the Dynamite comic of the popular TNT show, "The Librarians", which showcases his sense of history and intellectual curiosity. 

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Direct download: DPS198_Pfeifer.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 6:50pm CDT
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In this quickie episode, Double Page Spread goes live to Boston Comic Con and sits down with penciller Mike McKone. We talk about all of his work with Marvel, including his legendary turn on "Exiles", his DC work with "Green Lantern", transitioning to covers work from interiors,  his love of drawing team books, and what its like to be a roaming vagabond of the convention circuit.

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Direct download: DPS197_McKone.mp3
Category:comic books -- posted at: 9:38pm CDT
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