John Siuntres and I get caught up on the Word Balloon Podcast after almost two years since our previous conversation. We cover Thunderbolts, Secret Empire, Wayward, Glitterbomb, fan pairings, working with continuity, events, and the state of creator-owned comics. Lots of great material here. Give it a listen!
0:00:00 John’s Introduction
0:05:56 Jim Interview Start: Thunderbolts
0:09:09 Marvel special projects division
0:11:40 How Thunderbolts came about and its ties to Secret Empire
0:19:21 Taking over Uncanny Avengers
0:21:23 Thunderbolts #11 revelations
0:29:34 Superior Spider-Man and shocking stories
0:33:40 Character “shipping” and fandom
0:42:51 Secret Empire: United and tie-ins
0:49:24 Continuity and the Thunderbolts Anniversary
0:56:14 The state of Wayward
1:01:57 Glitterbomb and modern entertainment
1:15:09 Glitterbomb back matter essays
1:26:15 The state of Skullkickers
1:29:22 Creator-owned at Image
1:30:40 Upcoming conventions and travel
1:39:43 Tutorials and my Patreon site
I spoke to Jason, Matt, and Rachel from the Savage Land Podcast all about breaking into comics, working on corporate characters, the importance of creator-owned comics, and a whole lot more. Give it a listen!
I spoke to Tim from the Deconstructing Comics podcast all about how I got into comics, creating my own stories, creating Wayward with Steven Cummings, working on Samurai Jack, working for Marvel and a whole lot more. Give it a listen.
Over on the Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy blog, Ross Johnson interview me about creating Glitterbomb with Djibril Morissette-Phan, our obession with fame, and a whole lot more. Give it a read!
I spoke to Dave Richards at Comic Book Resources all about coming on board Uncanny Avengers as the new writer and what Kim Jacinto and I have planned for our Secret Empire tie-in issues.
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I was interviewed by the Nuff Said Podcast all about my current Marvel work: Thunderbolts and the Uncanny Avengers. Lots of good stuff here as we talk about Secret Empire, continuity, working on events, and a whole lot more. Give it a listen!
I’m writing the SECRET EMPIRE: UNITED one-shot special arriving in June! Over on Marvel.com they interviewed artist Ario Anindito and I about the issue and what ramifications the new rise of Hydra has for mutantkind.
More articles theorizing what we have in store can be found at a variety of comic news sites:
COMIC BOOK RESOURCES
Glénat Comics, the French publisher of Wayward, has posted up a new interview with me on their French language site all about creating the series and what I love about Japanese mythology. My French language skills have long since atrophied, but from what I remember of the conversation it’s good stuff.
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I spoke to Sarah Cooke at Marvel.com all about the intense drama and time travel trouble we have coming up in THUNDERBOLTS #11, arriving late March. There’s lots of excitement as we gear up for the Secret Empire event this summer. Give it a read!
Djibril and I spoke to the Geek Out Show about working together on Glitterbomb and I also cover working on Samurai Jack, Wayward, and much more.
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