Why I Love Comics: The Audio Edition
Eric Ratcliffe and friends discuss all things pop culture, from comics, to movies, to video games, to music and more each week.
Why I Love Comics #159 with Mick Foley and Phil Lamarr!

On this episode of the podcast Eric gets to talk with WWE hall of famer, New York Times best selling author and all around awesome guy Mick Foley. The two talk about Mick's guest work on Warren the Ape, life after wrestling, writing the new WWE comic andthe evolution of the book as well as some discussion on the current wrestling world.

Next Eric talks with Phil Lamarr as the two discuss Phil's work with Mad tv and just how the show evolved into the cult favorite sketch show, working with Mako and Dwayne Mcduffie, getting to play around in both Marvel and DC animated universes, Futurama, giving voices to Static/Jack/John Stewart and just so much more!

It's a super packed and nerding out edition of the Why I Love Comics podcast!

10 page preview of the WWE Comic!

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Direct download: WILCs_159_with_Mick_Foley_and_Phil_Lamarr.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:33am EST

On this episode of the podcast, Eric is joined by artist Jeremy Rathbone to talk about his very cool kickstarter project Munkie Revolution. They talk about the evolution of the project, bringing in a writer to help, Jeremy's unique art style, talking apes, Star Trek and other Science fiction and so much more!

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Direct download: WILCs_158_with_Jeremy_Rathbone.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:54pm EST

Why I Love Comics #157 with Aub Driver!

On this episode of the podcast, Eric sits down with awesome Dark Horse Publicist Aub Driver. The guys talk about Aub's job and how he got it, how many conventions they attend a year and whether or not Aub's able to walk away to check out those conventions, working with web creators, whether or not Aub nerds out over any of the people he gets to work with and so much more!

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Direct download: WILCs_157_with_Aub_Driver.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:13pm EST

WILC's #156 with Dennis Calero!.mp3

This week on the podcast Eric was joined by Dennis Calero! The guys talk about the process that went into creating Marvel's Noir books, working for Dynamite Entertainment, the interest for working on pulp heroes, working with Alex Ross, Chris Roberson, Fred Van Lente and Steve Niles, the constant changing and evolving nature of the current comic market and working on Ash vs the Army of Darkness!

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Next week....Phil Lamarr!

Direct download: WILCs_156_with_Dennis_Calero.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:54am EST

Why I Love Comics #155 Your Power Morpher is busted

On this episode of the podcast, Eric sits down with Jeremy and good friend Chris (From Dark Avenger Inc) to talk about recent comic news, Power Rangers lost in space, Thor 2, Agents of Shield, X-factor, why Annilihilation is so good and just so much more! It's a packed edition of the Why I Love Comics Podcast!

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Direct download: WILCs_155_Your_power_morpher_is_busted.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:53am EST

Why I Love Comics #154 with Tim Seeley!

It's Halloween so who better to sit down and talk with then the creator of Hack/Slash, Loaded Bible and co-creator of current Image comics hit Revival? I'm talking of course of none other than Tim Seeley! We talk about the current Army of Darkness crossover, the end of Hack/Slash, how Tim and Mike work in the studio, The occultist, a tease at the weekly Batman series and some horror movie talk!

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Direct download: WILCs_154_with_Tim_Seeley.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:47am EST

Why I Love Comics #153 New York Comic Con 2013!

On this episode of the podcast, Eric heads to New York Comic Con and covers everything from Dark Horse to China, IL.

Guests on this episode:

Mac Walters - Mass Effect writer for both the games and all the Dark Horse comics. He discusses everything from writing things you don't get to see in the games to just how the bioware writers work together.

Doc Hammer and Jackson Publick - They talk about whether or not the Monarch will become a darker character to Gary's journey and just what season 5 meant for him as a character.

Scott Allie - Dark Horses editor and chief discusses writing for Abe Sapien, working with digital creators on things like the Guild and Husbands, Dark Horses Super hero/pulp characters as well as some teases of Buffy season 10! (Check out episode #60 for our first ever conversation)

Victor Gischler - The upcoming writer of Angel and Faith for Buffy season 10. We discuss writing for cult favorite characters, where his sense of humor comes from and moving over to new characters.

Troy Baker - Discusses becoming the Joker for Arkam origins, how much freedom he has with an established role, what his reaction was to getting offered the part and gives some advice to aspiring voice actors.

Roger Craig Smith - Talks about how he approached his Batman/Bruce Wayne, playing villains vs heroes, being able to play around with the character a bit and how it's something we haven't heard yet.

Eric Holmes - Talks about how they chose the villains for Arkam Origins, trying to live up the legacy of the previous games and playing around with a very different world than what has been established.

Claudio and Chondra Sanchez - Claudio and Chonny tease what's coming up for Evil Ink, from a sequel to Key of Z to the Kill Audio one shot to a superhero book which sounds awesome. Working with Boom studios, Prize Fighter Inferno and the plans for 2014.

Jane Espenson and Brad Bell - Jane and Brad talk about the evolution of their awesome web sitcom Husbands, the evolution of the Cheeks character, whether or not we'll see more comics down the line and the word "sitcomy" (Check out episode #114 for a full fledged conversation)

Brad Neely, Brooke Hogan and Daniel Weidenfeld - They talk about this season of China, IL and Brooke discusses how long she's wanted to voice act for and just how the music stuff works for this season.

Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland - The guys discuss the evolution of the concept and how the name changed from Doc and Marty to Rick and Morty as well as how difficult it is to juggle Community and Rick and Morty.

Art Baltazar and Franco - Art and Franco discuss running a comic shop, what we can expect from the Aw Yeah collections that will be coming from Dark Horse, Itty Bitty Hellboy and just how Tiny Titans will be returning!

Greg Rucka - Greg discusses his new miniseries from Dark Horse Veil as well as how it is working with Dark Horse, the difficulties of running a Kickstarter and just how things are going for Lady Sabre! (Check out episode #120 for a full fledged conversation)

It's a super packed Why I Love Comics podcast!

Dark Horse!

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Lady Sabre!

Husbands!

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Direct download: WILCs_153_New_York_Comic_Con_2013.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:52pm EST

Why I Love Comics #152 Talking Horror and other things with Spaced!

On this episode of the podcast, Eric is joined by Belinda aka Spaced of the Nerd Girls eye view! The two talk cosplay, the awesomeness of Tim Seeley, some horror comics, the Riddler and Paul Dini, meeting celebs, Army of Darkness and so much more! It's the 0 issue of Spaced's monthly show coming soon to the Why I Love Comics podcast!

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Direct download: WILCs_152_Talking_Horror_and_other_things_with_Spaced.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:52pm EST

Why I Love Comics #151 with Derrick Beckles!

On this episode of the podcast, Eric was joined by show creator of the Hot Package (premieries October 3rd on Adult Swim) Derrick Beckles. The two discuss a 2009 pilot of Beckles called Totally for teens, pitching to Adult Swim, creating the Hot Package, working with Pat O'brian and just so much more!

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Direct download: WILCs_151_with_Derrick_Beckles.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:43am EST

On this episode of the podcast Eric was joined by Anne Cain, awesome artist of amazing things as the two nerd out over comics, movies, giant monsters and horror stuff. They also discuss Boston Comic Con, conventions in general, Captain Britain, excitement over SHIELD and it's possibilities and so much more!

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Direct download: WILCs_150_Nerding_out_with_Anne_Cain.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:19am EST