In this episode of the podcast we had the pleasure of speaking with artist, entrepreneur and fellow East Coaster Walter McDaniel! We talked about topics including his background as an artist, his current work, storytelling, fictional influences, his advice for people with atypical aspirations. After the conversation with Walter, Matt and Khemit discuss Walter’s work, Journey to the West, and the art of translating mythology.
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In this special episode, we deep dive into Robert Kirkman’s 15 year run on Invincible. Invincible just wrapped up it’s 144 issue run a few months ago and we talk about its place in the pantheon of other modern epic comics. There are spoilers so be forewarned!
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In this podcast we use the works of Rick Remender and others to explore the ins and outs of comic book worldbuilding. Starting with Low and Deadly Class, we move on to the contribution of other creators in the space. Lots of great Recommendations in this one!
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Avengers: Infinity War, the sequel to end all sequels, is finally here! Thank Thanos! We take you on a tour of the film (spoiler free for the first 30 minutes) and the comics that spawned it. In this episode you’ll hear our thoughts on the movie and the MCU mythos, and learn about the origins of the scenes and characters you liked the most.
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What accounts for the rising popularity of the anti-hero in fiction? In this week’s podcast we explore that question and others related to the idea of heroes in stories and in the real world. We discuss Alan Moore and the origins of the trend in comics, as well as recent hero stories like Man of Steel. Plus, our very first Grudge Match between 2 VERY anti-heroes! Continue reading “FYMP Podcast #9 – The Rise of the Anti-hero”
In this podcast we’re diving deep into the differences in storytelling between comics vs. manga. As a topic close to our hearts, you should find this interesting even if you don’t consider yourself a fan of either. If you need a good recommendation or a good starting point for exploring comics and manga, this will provide both. Reach out to us on Facebook to join this conversation!
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In this podcast, we use the comic book Saga as a backdrop to discuss writer Brian K Vaughan, his various works, and the state of the comic book industry as a whole. Seasoned throughout with delicious tangents, you will also find candid reflections on, and solid recommendations of, other stories and creators to explore. Continue reading “FYMP Podcast #6 – Saga and the Tao of BKV”