Posts Tagged ‘ interview

Loikamania 250: The End with Brian Michael Bendis

Episode 250 The End

Bendis returns for the final episode of the Loikamania podcast to try to talk some sense into Pat. We also catch up on Brian’s work, life, and so much more. Plus, a final word from Pat.

Cover designed and illustrated by Chris Maze.

Brian on twitter: @BrianMBendis

Pat on twitter: @patloika
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Loikamania 248.3 – Parting Words Part 6

Episode 248-3
The end is near, and Pat starts to make his way out of the world of podcasting. As he leaves that world behind, he encounters familiar voices, including former guests, friends and others. You’ll never know who Pat runs into as he makes his way out!

Cover designed and illustrated by Chris Maze.

Featuring Mahmud Asrar (@MahmudAsrar), Chris Maze (@MazeHimself), Christos Gage (@ChristosGage), Dave Marquez (@DaveMarquez), Ryan Stegman (@RyanStegman) and Jason Aaron (@JasonAaron).

Pat on twitter: @patloika
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Loikamania 246: Jordie Bellaire and Declan Shalvey

Episode 246 DeclanShalveyJordieBellaire

Declan and Jordie make their triumphant return…and final appearance on the show! We catch up and talk about their work, how their collaborations come to fruition, and how far they’ve both come since their first appearances on the show. We also discuss the importance of proper credit in comics, and what their future plans are. Another fun show with a pair of Pat’s favorite guests, so check it out!

Cover art illustrated by Declan Shalvey, colored by Jordie Bellaire, design by Chris Maze.

Declan on twitter: @declanshalvey
Jordie on twitter: @whoajordie

Pat on twitter: @patloika
Pat on Instagram: @patloika

Loikamania 244: Tom King

Episode 244 Tom King
On this week’s Loikamania, Pat is joined by one of the most exciting writers in comics, Tom King. We chat about his love for Dick Grayson, and co-writing his solo series with Tim Seeley. We then chat about two of the most intriguing comics on the stands, The Sheriff of Babylon and The Vision. Plus, Pat laments on jumping late to the Omega Men bandwagon, and Tom shows love to his artists. A can’t miss show, so give it a listen!

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

Tom on twitter: @TomKingTK

Pat on twitter: @patloika
Pat on Instagram: @patloika

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

Pat on twitter: @patloika
Pat on Instagram: @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.

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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
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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
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Loikamania 225: Schemes And Dreams

Episode 225 Schemes and Dreams

The tables are turned on Pat once again! This time, his good pal Howard Han interviews him and we discover how he got into art collecting, what IS it about comics that made him fall in love with the medium, and learn what he would do if he were running Marvel or DC. A fun show as always, so check it out!

Cover design by Chris Maze, music by the Revengineers and a track from the NJPW soundtrack!

Pat on twitter: @patloika (@patloika on instagram)
Howard on twitter: @howardhan (@thehowardhan on instagram)

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
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