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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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Now displaying: February, 2016
Feb 23, 2016

NAMELESS is Chris Burnham & Grant Morrison's horror epic, featuring colors by Nathan Fairbairn and letters by Simon Bowland. A man finds himself forced to switch from stealing otherworldly baubles from supernatural creatures to attempting to save the world from a menace from beyond time, things quickly get horrific. Once we discuss the unbearable horror of being, Burnham dives into his love of Hirohiko Araki's shonen adventure comic Jojo's Bizarre Adventure, and the absurd logic that holds it all together.

Feb 13, 2016

SOUTHERN CROSS is a ghost story wrapped in a mystery set on a blue-collar spaceship on its way to Titan. Alex Braith must find out how her sister died and why, while dodging crime syndicates, the supernatural, and the usual jerks you'd find on a dusty old ship. On this episode, Becky discusses the first arc of SOUTHERN CROSS, the upcoming second arc, and her time working with bands to create gig posters and more as a way to exercise her creativity.

Feb 9, 2016

To commemorate the release of HINGES Book Two: PAPER TIGERS, Meredith joins The i Word to discuss the conception of the book, the trick to making happy accidents work for you, and silent storytelling. She's interested in stage combat, and shares some information with us from her classes.

Feb 2, 2016

This time around, Jason Latour discusses getting a lucky break from Matt Groening early in his career, being part of an exemplary group of comics debuts, and co-creating SOUTHERN BASTARDS with Jason Aaron. As we wrap up, he reminisces about discovering OutKast as a teen, and the affect it had on both his life and approach to storytelling.

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