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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

Pat on twitter: @patloika
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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
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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

Pat on twitter: @patloika
Pat on Instagram: @patloika
About.me/patloika

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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About.me/patloika

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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About.me/patloika

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

Pat on twitter: @patloika
Pat on Instagram: @patloika
About.me/patloika

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

Pat on twitter: @patloika
Pat on Instagram: @patloika
About.me/patloika

Loikamania 231: Eric Canete

Episode 231 Eric Canete

This week: the long-awaited return of Eric Canete! We catch up on many things, including launching a creator-owned book in RunLoveKill, keeping in schedule and maintaining a social media presence. We also chat about conventions and Eric’s foray into art collecting. A fun show, so come and get it!

Cover image by Eric Canete and Leonardo Olea, design by Chris Maze.

Eric on instagram: @EricCanete
Eric on twitter: @EricCanete

Pat on twitter: @patloika
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About.me/patloika

Loikamania 230: Susan Fair of Sideshow Collectibles

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If you know me, then you know how much I love Sideshow Collectibles. This week, I’m joined by Sideshow’s social media master, Susan Fair. We talk about her love of comics, and how she got into the hobby. We then chat about her work at Sideshow, and her experiences with their fans. Plus: an appreciation for 90’s X-Men!

Come join us, won’t you?

Loikamania theme by The Revengineers.

Cover photo by Pat Loika, design by Chris Maze.

Sideshow on twitter: @collectsideshow
On Instagram: @sideshowcollectibles
Sideshowtoy.com

Pat on twitter: @patloika
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Loikamania 229: Dave Marquez

Episode 229 Dave Marquez

This week, Dave Marquez returns to chat about the end of his run on Miles Morales’ book, and shares his thoughts on working on this ground-breaking character. We chat about his upcoming run on Invincible Iron Man with Brian Michael Bendis. We also talk about some process, conventions and so much more.

Another fun show, so give it a listen!

Loikamania theme by The Revengineers.

Cover art by Dave Marquez and Matt Wilson, design by Chris Maze.

Dave on twitter: @davemarquez
Dave on Instagram: @marquezcomicart
Dave’s website: http://davidmarquez.com/

Pat on twitter: @patloika
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