The i Word: An Image Comics Podcast

The i Word is the official podcast of Image Comics, the #1 publisher of creator-owned comics in the comics industry. Pairing deep discussion of their comics work with a creator's passion, the show aims to shed light not just on comic books, but on what drives the creators of some of the greatest comics in the world.
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Dec 29, 2015

Our final panel this month is called Image Comics: Where Creators Own Reality, featuring Cliff Chiang and Brian K Vaughan, creators of Paper Girls, Joe Keatinge and Leila del Duca, creators of Shutter, and Sarah Vaughn and Jonathan Luna, creators of Alex + Ada.

Dec 21, 2015

This is Image Comics, Where Creators Own Action! This episode features Steve Orlando of Virgil, Alex de Campi & Carla Speed McNeil of No Mercy, Ivan Brandon of Drifter, Matt Hawkins of Top Cow Productions, and Nick Dragotta of East of West.

Dec 15, 2015

Declan Shalvey of INJECTION, Jim Zub of WAYWARD, Marjorie Liu of MONSTRESS, Antony Johnston of THE FUSE and CODENAME: BABOUSHKA, and Bryan Hill of POSTAL and Top Cow Productions discuss worldbuilding in comics, and the differences between creating all-new worlds or reinterpreting real ones, while still making them your own.

Dec 8, 2015

Listen to Jason Latour, Bob Fingerman, Matt Wilson, Wes Craig, and Shane Davis as they discuss storytelling live from New York Comic Con 2015!

Dec 1, 2015

Nick Dragotta, co-creator of EAST OF WEST and major manga fan, spills the beans on the origins of EAST OF WEST, the importance of education, and what makes Tsutomu Nihei and Yoshikazu Yasuhiko's manga so thrilling.

Nov 24, 2015

Alex de Campi, co-creator of NO MERCY, talks with The i Word about the trick to comics collaborations, the importance of finding your voice, and the difference between consequence-free and realistic violence in fiction from movies to comics and back again.

Nov 16, 2015

Skottie Young's I Hate Fairyland is heart-warming and gross, the perfect comic for proud parents and kids, too. Dig in as he charts his rise to the top, and tries to explain just what it is that's so alluring about rap music.

Nov 9, 2015

The co-creator of POSTAL guests on The i Word to talk about his role as story editor at Top Cow Productions and co-creating POSTAL with Matt Hawkins & Isaac Goodhart!

Nov 2, 2015

The co-creator and artist of THE HUMANS talks about getting the gang together, his experiences self-publishing comics, and just what makes cartoonists like Jack Davis and Alex Toth so enthralling.

Oct 26, 2015

The innovative cartoonists joins The i Word to discuss the end of his series The Empty, the genesis of his next work Power Lines, and just what exactly it is that makes video games so enthralling.

Oct 13, 2015

The co-creator of the hit graphic novel VIRGIL, about an outed and betrayed cop in Jamaica forced to rescue his man, explains the appeal of exploitation cinema and world cuisine.

Oct 5, 2015

The co-creator and artist of the series FROM UNDER MOUNTAINS explains her origins in art and her interest in fiction created by people of color.

Sep 28, 2015

The creator of the graphic memoir Self-Obsessed joins The i Word to talk about growing up in and around comics, the importance of confidence, and just why he could never be Lana Del Rey.

Sep 21, 2015

The co-creator of SHUTTER joins The i Word to discuss the origins of the series, her strengths as an artist, and her favorite kinds of music.

Sep 5, 2015

The writer of THE FUSE joins The i Word to discuss his upcoming book CODENAME BABOUSHKA, co-created with Shari Chankhamma, and his love of music from a creator and consumption perspective.

Sep 1, 2015

The creator of EMITOWN and co-creator of PLUTONA shares her love of her collaborators and video games in this episode.

Aug 19, 2015

The writer of NAILBITER, GHOSTED, BIRTHRIGHT, and more shares the secrets that make NAILBITER go and digs deep into his love of basketball.