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Mark Evanier Is an American TV, Animation, and Comic Book Writer. He is best known for his collaboration with Sergio Aragonés on Groo the Wanderer, but also as head writer and voice director of animated series including, Dungeons & Dragons, Garfield and Friends, The Garfield Show, Thundarr the Barbarian, and Scooby-Doo to name a few. Mark is an outspoken proponent and defender of Jack Kirby’s legacy and is the foremost authority on Jack Kirby’s work. Mark took a few minutes to chat with me on today’s show and I hope you enjoy it!
The documentary Jodorowsky’s Dune is a film that attempts to deify the director and his offbeat canon, as well as document just how this passionate 85 year old directed “greatest movie never made.”
In 1975 Chilean Director Alejandro Jorowsky was on top of the world. The runaway success of his films El Topo and its sequel, The Holy Mountain had loaded his pockets with a ton of Euro Box office cash and garnered him a huge following among the weirdo artsy types. Because of this he was able to secure the rights to Frank Herbert’s science fiction novel “Dune.”