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Ep: 94 Interview with Comic Book and TV Writer Mark Evanier

Ep: 94 Interview with Comic Book and TV Writer Mark Evanier






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!

EP: 93 Jodorowsky's Dune A Documentary about Epic Artistic Ambition and Failure

EP: 93 Jodorowsky’s Dune A Documentary about Epic Artistic Ambition and Failure






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.”

Ep: 91 The EPIC History of the Color BLUE

Ep: 91 The EPIC History of the Color BLUE






For thousands of years man has desired the color blue for art. Unfortunately it was very hard to come by. True vibrant Blue could only be extracted from a rare rock called Lapiz Lazuli and it could only be found in a single cave in Afghanistan. It was more valuable than gold.

Ep: 089 Dreamworks Director John Sanford HTTYD Riders of Berk

Ep: 089 Dreamworks Director John Sanford HTTYD Riders of Berk






Interview with Artist, Writer, Director, Story Artist and comic creator John Sanford who currently works as the Director of the Dreamworks Animated Series Riders of Berk . John is also the creator of the web comics Chippy and Loopus and K&J which his wife writes. John is originally from Denver Colorado. He attended Calarts and in 1993 started at Disney on the Hunchback of Notre Dame as a Story trainee. He also worked on Mulan, Atlantis, a little on Lilo, then co-directed Home on the Range.