Loikamania 242: John Paul Leon

Episode 242 John Paul Leon

For Pat, there are artists, and there are great artists…and there’s John Paul Leon. Pat chats with one of his dream guests about his career in comics, from his early days on Static, to his work on Earth X, and his incredible cover work. Plus, an update on JPL’s current project, Batman: Creature of the Night. For Pat, it doesn’t get any better than this.

Cover illustrated by John Paul Leon, design by Chris Maze.

JP on twitter: @johnpaulleon
JohnPaulLeon.com

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Loikamania 241: Jody Houser

Episode 241 Jody Houser

The countdown to the end begins here! This week, Pat chats with writer Jody Houser about her career in comics, from writing books like Orphan Black, to Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, and Valiant Entertainment’s Faith. We also talk about the changing audience in comics, and life in LA. A fun chat, so check it out!

Cover art by Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic, design by Chris Maze.

Jody on twitter: @Jody_Houser
http://www.mindeclipse.com/

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Loikamania 240: The Year Ender

Episode 240 The Year EnderPat, Tini and Mike reunite to discuss the second half of Jessica Jones, and talk about the year that was. We talk about 2015’s books, the news stories and all the things we liked…and didn’t like about the comics biz. Still, there’s a lot to be happy about and we celebrate the rest of it here. Our final show of the year, so check it out!

Tini on twitter: @TiniHoward
Tini’s tumblr: http://tinihoward.tumblr.com/

Mike on twitter: @thecomicarchive
TheComicArchive.com

Pat on twitter: @patloika
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Loikamania 239: Mitch Gerads

Episode 239 Mitch Gerads

Pat chats with illustrator Mitch Gerads, talking about his beginnings in the comics industry. We talk about his work on The Activity for Image Comics, his run on the Punisher for Marvel, and his current work for Sheriff of Babylon for Vertigo. Another fun show, so check it out!

Mitch’s website: http://www.mitchgerads.com/
Mitch on twitter: @mitchgerads

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Loikamania 238: Picks And Recs

Episode 238 Picks and RecsThe Pat, Tini and Mike show returns as we chat about the first half of Jessica Jones, the Civil War trailer, DK 3: The Master Race, and so much more! A fun chat, so give it a listen!

Tini on twitter: @TiniHoward
Tini’s tumblr: http://tinihoward.tumblr.com/

Mike on twitter: @thecomicarchive
TheComicArchive.com

Pat on twitter: @patloika
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Loikamania 237: GHOST RACERS with Smith and Gedeon

Episode 237 Ghost RacersThis week: Pat is joined by Felipe Smith and Juan Gideon to talk GHOST RACERS! We chat about the collaborative process behind the book, as well as some of the inner workings of the story. We also go over some of our favorite bits from the story and what’s next for both Felipe and Juan. A fun show, so check it out!

Cover art by Juan Gedeon and Tamra Bonvillain, design by Chris Maze.

Felipe on twitter: @felipetweeters
Felipe on tumblr: felipesmithart.tumblr.com

Juan on twitter: @juan_gedeon
Juan’s deviantart portfolio: juantomajok.deviantart.com

Pat on twitter: @patloika
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Loikamania 236: Skelton Crew Studio

Episode 236 Skeleton Crew Studios

This week, Pat chats with Israel Skelton and Jarrett Melendez of Skelton Crew Studios! We chat about the business of creating replica props and toys, building relationships with their clients and licensors, and we talk about the stuff that we’re into. A really fun chat and a glimpse of a different side of the comics biz.

Skelton Crew Studio: http://skeltoncrewstudio.com

Pat on twitter: @patloika
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Loikamania 235: Cullen Bunn

Episode 235 Cullen BunnThis week, Pat chats with writer Cullen Bunn. We go over his career in comics, from Oni Press’ The Damned and The Sixth Gun, to the upcoming Uncanny X-Men. We spend time talking about writing characters of questionable morals, co-writing comics with CM Punk, and tease some X-Men.

A fun show, so check it out!

Music by the Revengineers and Explosions in the Sky. Cover art by Greg Land, design by Chris Maze.

Cullen on twitter: @cullenbunn
Cullen’son tumblr: cullenbunn.tumblr.com

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Loikamania 234: Sam Humphries

Episode 234 Sam Humphries

This week, Pat catches up with writer Sam Humphries! We talk about his experience helming a Marvel crossover event, crafting the worlds of Planet Hulk and Star-Lord, and of course, his return to creator-owned comics with Citizen Jack. Plus, we talk cosplay, and so much more in this new episode of Loikamania! (Don’t forget to pick up Citizen Jack, out now!)

Cover photo by Pat Loika, design by Chris Maze.

Sam’s website: samhumphries.com
Sam’s twitter: @samhumphries

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Loikamania 233: Collected Talk

Episode 233 Collected TalkWe are BACK! This week, Pat and good friend Bryan Lipsitz of the Aisle of the Damned podcast chat about collected editions. We run the gamut across the different formats from all the publishers, and we list some of our favorites, and our approach to collecting these editions. A fun chat, so check it out!

Bryan on twitter: @XanderHarris
http://www.movienoise.com/aisle/

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