• 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/

  • 01:56

    That's Novel! interview with TM Lazar

    in Books

    Join Stephanie when she interviews TM Lazar on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 from 8-10 PM EST.


    You can find her on Amazon here:  http://amzn.to/1BFHi0S


    T.M. Lazar lives in upstate NY. She started writing her debut novel, The Last Glass, at the age of 16. At the age of 19, she made her dream a reality and hit publish on the first book in The Creatures of Grimmsburg series. She also published a short story in the anthology, Eight 'Til Chrsitmas, with a collection of other indie authors. She is currently working on book 2 in the Creatures of Grimmsburg series, as well as developing another series, Sarasota Boys. Along with writing, she is an avid reader, and loves to spend time with her family and friends, camping, swimming, drawing, dancing, and just hanging out! She will also be starting college soon, and majoring in Liberal Arts and Literature.


     


    You can find her on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TMLazar?fref=ts


    Authorgraph:  http://www.authorgraph.com/widgets/author/TMLazar


    GoodReads:  https://www.goodreads.com/tmlazar



     

  • 01:59

    On Writing: Novel Construction

    in Entertainment

    World building, character development, elements of the novel, and the impact of writing in a bubble. 


    Writing a novel is a balancing act and how well you balance your plot, your characters, and your world building determine the quality of your novel. The ability to do this takes practice. 


     

  • 03:20

    BROTHAMAN REVELATION Crowd Funding Campaign ft Guy Sims & Brian McGee

    in News

    Join us tonite for our ongoing discussion about crowd funding our elite creative class. We are joined by the esteemed creators of BROTHERMAN COMICS, one of the most heralded and successful independent comics of our genre, EVER!


    This team, consisting of real life brothers are returing with a follow up Graphic Novel to their smash hit offering, BROTHERMAN, which was introduced in 1990 at the NYC Black Expo.


    Join us tonight as we gear up to fund this EPIC project.


    Tune in...CLASS IS IN SESSION


    For funding go to the IndieGoGo... https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/brotherman-graphic-novel-revelation#description


     

     

     

  • 00:38

    The Dogs of War, 1980

    in Movies

    Mercenary James Shannon, on a reconnaissance job to the African nation of Zangaro, is tortured and deported. He returns to lead a coup.  Adaptation of Frederick Forsyth's 1974 Novel. 


    Director: John Irvin


    Stars: Christopher Walken, Tom Berenger, Colin Blakely

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