• 00:29

    "CARBON" graphic novel author Danny Boyd talks comics, movies, and more

    in Books

    Daniel Boyd is an acclaimed filmmaker with dozens of films, including Chillers, Strangest Dreams: Invasion of the Space Preachers, and Paradise Park (aka, Heroes of the Heart) to his credit. A media studies professor at West Virginia State University since 1983, Boyd has also taught around the world including in Tanzania as a three-time Fulbright scholar.  Producing nearly every genre of film, Boyd’s television work has earned 3 national Telly awards and 2 regional Emmy nominations. He has recently expanded into graphic novel creation with Chillers – The Graphic Novel  (Transfuzion Publishing), which was the 2012 Shel Dorph nominee for Original Graphic Novel of the Year, and Ghastly nominee for Best Horror Anthology.   Chillers 2  was released in 2013, and CARBON,  August 2014. Boyd also serves as “Artist and Residence” at WV State University’s Economic Developments Center on Charleston’s west side.

  • 00:59

    Vivek Tiwary Dishes on Epstein Graphic Novel!

    in Pop Culture

    Tonight meet the creative genius behind The Fifth Beatle, the new graphic novel on the life of Brian Epstein. Winning award after award, this artistic rendering of the "life of Brian" is flying off the shelves because it's quick to read, lovely to look at, and a wonderful work of art to collect. Join me as we talk about the line Tiwary draws between fact and fiction...and as we discuss elements of the book that stray from the historical time line. You'll be able to call in and sing this author's praises...and ask him your questions! I'll be taking calls around 8:15 pm CT.

  • 01:01

    Stephan Frost on tonight! More graphic novel goodness!!

    in Books

    Happy Tuesday, everyone!!
    Tonight I'm super excited to say that we have Stephan Frost on the show, author of Mortifera, a graphic novel that will keep you on your toes with its fast action and marvelous artwork. 
    Demons, swordplay, ancient secrets waiting to be revealed - that is what you have in store for you tonight.  It's a wonderful addition to our Halloween theme for the month - nothing goes better with Halloween than DEMONS. 
    Be sure to be here to learn more about the publishing process, how graphic novels get put into production - not to mention the artwork, incredible story line, and adventures sure to thrill everyone.

  • 00:31

    Graphic Novel Author & Illustrator Che Gilson jons Kori on the Back Porch

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    Che Gilson is the author of several graphic novels including “Avigon: Gods and Demons” from Image Comics, and “Dark Moon Diary” from Tokyopop. Her short stories have been published online in Luna Station Quarterly issue 14 and Drops of Crimson.


    Her most recent book, Carmine RojasL Dog Fight, was published by Black Opal Books in August.


    She draws copious amounts of Pokémon fan art which can be found with her original work at http://spiderliing666.deviantart.com


    Prose work:


    “The Last of Artie”, published in the March, 2006 edition of the on-line magazine, Crime and Suspense.
    “Birthday Girl”, Second Place winner in the 1st Annual Clued-In Press Award for short mystery fiction. April, 2006.
    “Perfect Angels”, also in Crime and Suspense
    “Got Milk2 + Homework = Magic”, Drops of Crimson
    “Fight and Flight”, Luna Atation Quarterly Issue 14


    Illustration:
    La Vie en Rose issue 1
    La Vie en Rose issue 2


    Announcements:


    Caine Dorr launches his new podcast, Adventure Frequency, on iTunes today. Subscribe and help him get the word out! 


    Use this link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/adventure-frequency/id918376079?mt=2


    The author media kit templates are at: www.bookdesigntemplates.com/mediakit

  • 01:01

    Ancient Stories told with a Comic Book/Graphic Novel Style: is it Good or Bad?

    in Entertainment

    THAT NERD SHOW: Join Marcus Blake, Brendan Smith, and Allison Costa for That Nerd Show tonight as we talk about, in honor of 300: Rise of an Empire,  Ancient Stories told with a Comic Book / Graphic Novel Style, is this good or bad, does it enhance the story or take something away from , and what would ancient storytellers think about this style. Tune into the show tonight as we get intellectual within our nerd rants. Listen to the show at 10pm cst @thatnerdshow.com. 

  • 01:01

    John Connell, author of Carnal, a graphic novel at its best!

    in Books

    Humans are at the bottom of the food chain and a terrifying species has control over the whole world.  Take a look at the pictures!  HOLY MOLY!!  This is something nightmares are made of.
    This exciting, new graphic novel - CARNAL - will make you flip the pages not only for the fantastic and horrifying storyline, but also for the breathtaking artwork that graces the pages of this book.
    But, you don't have to take my word for it, be sure to be here and listen in.  You will have a chance to win your very own copy in the Three Facts game.  You won't want to miss it!!

  • 01:00

    Art & Opinion - Blank - The Graphic Novel

    in Entertainment

    This is Art & Opinion and I am L.Kimberly Smith and tonight I have the awesome luck to be in conversation with Don Richmond and Ian LeWinter, the innovative minds behind Blank, The Graphic Novel! So sit back in your seats and enjoy this unusual conversation with two unusual guys showcasing some unusual talent. You may need a cocktail for this one! http://www.blank-thegraphicnovel.com/

  • 02:04

    That's Novel! Interviews Author Angie Merriam & Alexis Noelle

    in Books

    Join Stephanie on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 from 8-9 PM EST when she interviews Angie Merriam.  You can find Angie on Amazon:  http://amzn.to/1I5tbWF.


    Angie Merriam resides in the beautiful Pacific NorthWest and is happily married to her best friend. She and her husband have three wonderful children, a dog, and a fish. She is the author of the Neveah trilogy and is a featured author in Intertwine, an anthology featuring an array of writers and a variety of genres. 


    From 9-10 PM Stephanie will interview Alexis Noelle.  You can find Alexis on Amazon here:  http://amzn.to/YiQueX


    About Alexis:


    I love reading romance books! I feel like being able to lose yourself in a book in one of the more exciting aspects. The books I love to read and write will be ones that make you feel for the characters. You should have an opinion on every character in a book. Whether you love them, hate them, or think they are up to something.

    I have always thought as an author the most important critic is your reader, so I would love to hear from you. If you read the book and loved it or hated it, tell me. 


     

  • 02:04

    Thats Novel Interview with Author Trudy Stiles

    in Books

    Join Stephanie as she interviews Trudy on That's Novel.  You can find Trudy on Amazon here:  http://amzn.to/1AHBSC3


     


    Some info on Trudy:


    Trudy Stiles is a New Adult author, mom to two beautiful children, and married to the love of her life. She is the author of the Forever Family series including "Dear Emily" and "Dear Tabitha". There will be many more stories from this series and you never know who may have a standalone or novella written for them. Stay tuned! 

    Trudy is a music junkie and you'll know that she's writing when you see her plugged into her laptop with her earbuds in. Her playlist is unique and is a must for her writing sprints. 

    When she's not writing, she's carting her children to their various activities while avoiding any kind of laundry or housework. She also loves to run along the boardwalk of the beautiful New Jersey shore.

    She's always been an avid reader and frequently escapes into the fictional worlds of the many characters that she has come to love. Well, now there are some fictional characters in her head dying to get out!

    This first story is called "Dear Emily" and was released in December 2013. "Dear Tabitha" will be released in March 2014.

    Email: authortrudystiles@gmail.com
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/authortrudystiles
    Goodreads: www.goodreads.com/trudy_stiles
    Twitter: @trudystiles

  • 01:13

    Graphic Policy Radio: Politics and Comics of the Multiverses

    in Pop Culture

    It's Monday night, and that means a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio, the show thay mixes politics and comics. It's been a bit since we discussed recent releases and general news in the comic industry, so it's potluck Monday!


    On this episode:



    We talk what we've been reading and discuss hot comics and graphic novels you should check out, and what you should skip, and what we're looking forward to!
    Emerald City Comicon was this past weekend with lots of announcements and hints as to what's coming up. We round up the news and talk about what you need to know.
    Geekdom and politics clashed this past week and the largest game convention in North American Gen Con spoke out about Indiana's SB 101, and threatened to leave the state if passed. We lay it out there as to what you need to know.
    The past few weeks also saw controversy. We discuss the recent round of harassment as well as the controversy over DC Comics variant cover to Batgirl #41.


    We discuss all of that and more this Monday! We want to hear from you. Call in with your thoughts or Tweet them to us @graphicpolicy.

  • 01:00

    Susanna Calkins & Maria Alexander on Next Steps with Jenny Milchman & ITW

    in Books

    Next Steps host Jenny Milchman welcomes novelists Susanna Calkins & Maria Alexander to the studio. 


    Susanna Calkins has been intrigued by murder ever since she first stumbled across 17th century “murder ballads” when working on her PhD in history. The idea that people used to sing about murder and other strange tales became the premise of her historical mysteries featuring Lucy Campion. Set in 17th century plague-ridden England, her books have been finalists for the Sue Feder Historical Mystery Award (Macavity) and the Bruce Alexander Historical Mystery Award.


    Maria Alexander's short stories have appeared in acclaimed publications and anthologies since 1999 alongside living legends such as David Morrell and Heather Graham. Her debut novel, Mr. Wicker, was released by Raw Dog Screaming Press in September 2014, and has been nominated for the 2014 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in a First Novel.


     
    In this interview with host Jenny Milchman, two thriller writers will go where they've never gone before. Listen and prepare to be thrilled!




    For more about the International Thriller Writers, please visit their website at http://thrillerwriters.org.  


    This is a copyrighted, trademarked podcast solely owned by the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network, LLC.  On the web at http://authorsontheair.com.

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