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!
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 …
The Jock, Nerd and Rugboy make a new friend when listener and local independent comic book creator Andrew Guilde visits the podcast studio! Andrew’s debut comic, “Man of Sin” launches on Kickstarter this month and you can get the first issue free! The hosts discover Andrew is jock and nerd as they geek out about making and reading comics, high school wrestling, the state of hip hop today, Battle Rap, The Walking Dead, mixed martial arts and more!
Anthony and Imran meet local comic book artist Scott Larson, and discuss his new book Visitations, a gothic, action-adventure, horror comic series set in Chicago at the Steampunk Turn Of The Century. Scott offers the first issue free to our listeners and shares some history of Chicago’s cemeteries. We find out how Scott managed to collect the entire run of Amazing Spider-Man, including Amazing Fantasy #15! Also, Star Wars, the Marvel and DC movie universes, and more!
The Jock and Nerd invite U.K. based fantasy artist Simeon Aston, to learn about his cyberpunk graphic novel, “Metal Made Flesh.” Simeon talks about artists that influence him, the independent comic book scene in the U.K., how they funded their Kickstarter in 48 hours, the problem with the superhero movie genre, American football in London, the UFC and more!
Anthony and Imran welcome Filmmaker Erik Sharkey on to the podcast to discuss his work, Sexina: Popstar PI, Drew: The Man Behind the Poster and the upcoming documentary, Floyd Norman: An Animated Life. Erik is another Pratt Institute alum, so The Nerd gets to reminisce about college, while Erik and the Jock share their love for sports.
Director Fede Ponce makes his second appearance on the podcast along with his lead character designer Anthony Sixto to talk about the art of Sebastian: The Slumberland Odyssey. They discuss their creative chemistry, give us a sneak peek at new characters and Fede takes us through the Kickstarter rewards!
Anthony and Imran are joined by fan-favorite Rugboy to geek out over the season finale of Fear The Walking Dead, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and the season premiers of The Flash and Arrow all live on Blab! The three amigos talk about their new webcam friend, Elisa Jordana, host of Kermit and Friends on Spreecast! After show festivities include Gotham-bashing and Rugboy gives out free advice! Plus, the Nerd backs Fede Ponce’s Kickstarter for Sebastian: The Slumberland Odyssey live on the show!
Marc Alan Fishman of Unshaven Comics stops by the Jock and Nerd podcast studio to announce the launch of The Samurnauts Graphic Novel Kickstarter campaign. He surprises Anthony and Imran with a special backer reward exclusively for listeners of the show! March shares his journey, as he and his lifelong friends Matt Wright and Kyle Gnepper, live out of their dreams of making comic books and creating The Samurnauts!
The trio also discuss Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Power Rangers, who’s writing the new Spider-Man reboot and a possible early costume concept, new details about Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, the 365Flicks podcast bromance, professional wrestling and what a Smart Mark is, the relationship between Batman and Wonder Woman, the most epic movie review ever and more!