The gang discusses the crazy Batman movie rumors, the Thor: Ragnarok teaser trailer, casting for Cable in the Deadpool sequel, and hidden political messages in a new X-Men comic and more! Plus, Anthony, Imran and Rugboy review the first season of Marvel’s Iron Fist on Netflix and share listener feedback!
Imran and Rugboy welcome cartoonist Gregg Schigiel to learn about his book, Pix: One Weirdest Weekend, coming out from Image Comics! Gregg shares stories from his time working at Marvel Comics, drawing the infamous anti-drug Spider-Man story “FastLane”, drawing SpongeBob comics, self-publishing, podcasting and much more!
Imran and Rugboy chat with veteran animator and storyteller, Floyd Norman, the first African-American artist to be hired at Disney! Floyd shares stories about working with Walt Disney, his career, being an artist and making the documentary “Floyd Norman: An Animated Life” and much more!
Smalltember continues at The Jock and Nerd Podcast as Jon Lock, creator of the hit British indie comic Afterlife Inc., pays a visit! Jon chats about his background, how Afterlife Inc. was created, being a content producer, Kickstarter vs. Patreon, and a ton more!
Anthony and Imran welcome Brett Uren, creator of the hit U.K. indie comic series, Torsobear! Brett talks about where the idea for Torsobear came from, what he’s learned going into his third Kickstarter, nurturing creativity early on, social media marketing tips for content creators and much more!
The Nerd catches up with another art school pal, Christopher Barrett, Game Director on Destiny: Rise of Iron. Anthony, Imran and Rugboy ask Chris about his journey from art school to Bungie, what it’s like working on huge hits like Halo and Destiny, his artistic influences and breaking into the video game industry. The gang gets geeky about Destiny, as Chris answers several questions from listeners, and offers some insight on the creation of the franchise.
In this edition of The Jock and Nerd Weekly, the hosts ponder actually watching the Batman v Superman Ultimate Edition, Suicide Squad’s Katana posing for Playboy, Spider-Man holding his junk in new set photos with Tom Holland, Arrow casting teasing Green Lantern, no Star Wars scroll in Rogue One and more! Plus, recommendations and listener email! Huge thanks to our friend John Bellotti, Jr. for filling in last minute! Check out his artwork at robo7.com.
The Free Comic Book Day celebration at Pastimes Comics and Games continues! In part two, Anthony and Imran chat with Chicago’s King of Geeks Elliott Serrano and artist Joseph “Tinman” Tinaglia. Elliott talks about writing Grumpy Cat for Dynamite Press, the Ash vs. Evil Dead show borrowing a catchphrase he wrote, how Star Wars got him interested in comic books and more. Joe shares his creative process and how he combined his love for superheroes and Chicago in his art.
Anthony, Imran and Rugboy bring you a giant-sized edition of the Jock and Nerd Weekly filled with geek news and the first half of Comic Book TV season finales! The host remember Darwyn Cooke, discuss the exciting Marvel Cinematic Universe casting news for Black Panther, Spider-Man: Homecoming and Thor: Ragnarok, critique the new DC Comics brand logo and more! Plus, reviews of the two-part Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season three finale, The Flash, Arrow, and the season one finale of Legends of Tomorrow. The after show features a naughty story from a recently Knighted fan of the show!
The Jock and Nerd Podcast goes on location to Pastime Comics and Games in Niles, IL. as featured guests for their Free Comic Book Day 2016 celebration! An event so epic, it’s needs two parts! In part one, Anthony and Imran chat with comic book creator Jon Parrish, stencil artist Kevin McPartlin, AKA “Mr. AntiHero”, and the guys from Unshaven Comics, Marc Alan Fishman and Matt Wright. Geek on!Continue Reading …