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Francis Manapul Part 1 Flash Facts

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The Word Balloon Podcast

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On this episode of Word Balloon, we begin a 2 part conversation with artist Francis Manapul, and discuss his dazzling art on books like the Flash and Adventure Comics with Geoff Johns. You'll hear abourt his takes on Connor Kent, and Barry Allen and the evolution of his art style from his days at Top Cow, to the present.

Francis tells us about his comic beginings, the influences on his art from the Image founders to Mike Weirringo, and we discuss the role philipino artists have played in american comic books, going back to the bronze age.