Loikamania 221: Wrestlemania Preview!

Episode 221 WM Preview

This week, Pat and guest Howard Han preview the grand spectacle, the grand-daddy of them all: WRESTLEMANIA. We go over all the matches, make predictions and do some fantasy booking as we prepare for a huge weekend of pro-wrestling.

A fun show, so come and get it!

Follow our Wrestlemania weekend through this hashtag: #superwrestlecation

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Loikamania 220: Robbi Rodriguez

Episode 220 Robbi Rodriguez

This week on Loikamania: Pat catches up with Robbi Rodriguez! After an amazing year, Robbi returns to talk Spider-Gwen, and her effect on his career, and the convention scene. Plus, some pro-wrestling talk as we continue on the Road to Wrestlemania! A fun show, so come and get it!

Music by the Revengineers and The Mary Janes, AKA Married with Sea Monsters. Cover by Robbie Rodriguez and Rico Renzi, design by Chris Maze.

Robbi on twitter: @robbirodriguez
Frankie Get Your Gun: http://frankiegetyourgun.com/

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Loikamania 219: Howard Porter

Episode 219 Howard Porter

This week, Pat welcomes artist Howard Porter to the show. We chat about his beginnings in the industry, and what led him to him to DC and his quintessential run on JLA with writer Grant Morrison. We talk about his brief stint on Marvel’s Fantastic Four, and why he left the comics biz for a period of time, and what got him to go back. Also, we talk about his continuously evolving art style, and a little bit of MMA talk as well. A really fun show, so come and get it!

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Loikamania 218: Mel Caylo

Episode 218 Mel Caylo

This week, Mel Caylo joins Pat as we talk about his life in the comics biz, from Wizard, to Top Cow, Archaia and now Boom Studios. We also chat about Boom’s #ComicsForward campaign, the origin of #MelsBBQ and so much more!

Photo by Pat Loika, design by Chris Maze.

Mel on twitter: @MelCaylo
Boom Studios: www.boomstudios.com

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Loikamania 217: Stjepan Sejic

Episode 217 Stjepan SejicThis week, Pat chats with Stjepan Sejic about his career, from his origins in the business, to his current Top Cow work. We discuss the stories behind Sunstone, Death Vigil, and Ravine. We talk about his art styles, his upcoming run on Rat Queens, his productivity, ‘sex nerds’ and so much more. A really fun chat, so check it out!

Music by the Revengineers and the Eagles of Death Metal. Cover art by Stjepan Sejic, design by Chris Maze.

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Stjepan’s deviantart: http://nebezial.deviantart.com/

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Loikamania 216: Jonathan Hickman

Episode 216 Jonathan Hickman

Jonathan Hickman makes his long awaited return to the podcast to discuss his current slate of creator owned projects, and his epic run on the Avengers books. We check in on his creative partnership with Ryan Bodenheim and their new project, the Dying and the Dead. We catch up on East of West and the Manhattan Projects, and follow up on Feel Better Now. We then talk about his Avengers work, and of course, Secret Wars! A fun and revealing chat, so check it out!

Music by The Revengineers and Muse! Cover design by Chris Maze, art by Dustin Weaver!

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Loikamania 215: Time Runs Out

Episode 215 Time Runs Out

This week, Pat shines the spotlight on Jonathan Hickman’s Avengers and New Avengers runs. Joined by Kevin Spooner and Mike Furth, we discuss some of the books’ big moments, our favorite reveals, make guesses on where it’s all going, and so much more! Nearly two hours of geeking out, and a really fun show. HEAVY SPOILERS, though, so be warned!

Music by the Revengineers and Mastodon. Cover art illustrated by Kev Walker and Frank Martin, design by Chris Maze.

Kevin on twitter: @SupernovaShock

Mike on twitter: @thecomicarchive
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Loikamania 214: Chris Burnham

Episode 214 Chris Burnham

This week on Loikamania: Chris Burnham returns! We talk about life after Batman, leaving Chicago for L.A., and the genesis of his newest project with Grant Morrison: Nameless! We also go over the first issue, which is currently out in stores and in Comixology. Plus, find out what Chris is reading these days. A fun show, so check it out!

Music by The Revengineers and The Art of Noise! Cover design by Chris Maze, art by Chris Burnham and Nathan Fairbairn!

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Chris’ website: http://www.chrisburnham.com/

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Loikamania 213: Mahmud Asrar

Episode 213 Mahmud AsrarThis week, Pat chats with illustrator Mahmud Asrar. We talk about his beginnings in the comics biz, his early work on books like Dynamo 5. We talk about his work on the many X-Men titles, including his current stint on All-New X-Men with Brian Michael Bendis. Plus, some process talk! A fun chat, so come and get it!

Cover art by Mahmud Asrar and Marte Gracia, design by Chris Maze. Music by the Revengineers and Weezer.

Mahmud on twitter: @mahmudasrar
Mahmud’s blog: http://mahmudasrar.com/

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Loikamania 212: Mike Furth

Episode 212 Mike Furth

This week, Pat chats with Mike Furth, the mastermind behind the much-talked about Marvel Cinematic Universe Omnibus fan edit. We talk about his various flirtations with the comics biz, his website, TheComicArchive.com, and of course, what possessed him into assembling this monstrous Marvel film edit? All this and more in another fun episode of Loikamania!

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