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Comic Books Matter

By Jesse Peterson
Join Jesse and guests as they bring comic books, characters, and creators that have impacted their lives. Hear the stories of how comic books change lives.
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Episode 30: "Wall Breakers" w/Jorge Zevallos

Comic Books Matter

Episode 30: "Wall Breakers" w/Jorge Zevallos

Comic Books Matter

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Episode 38: "By Chance or Providence & Through the Woods" w/ Mattie Lewis
Join Jesse and writer Mattie Lewis (@devilsdoorbell_) about "By Chance or Providence" by Becky Cloonan & "Through the Woods" by Em Carroll. They also talk about the writing process and how inspiration strikes.  Check out Mattie's work: https://gumroad.com/devilsdoorbell Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/   Look for the cool merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/   Find us on twitter @comicsmatterpod  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter  Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
01:04:26
February 25, 2021
Episode 37: "Nate and Jesse explain the Doom Patrol & Animal Man to Kam" w/Nate and Kam
Join Jesse and the creators/hosts of the SomeGoodShows Podcast Network, Kam Konek (@thekamdyman) & Nate Brandt (@victoryposition). Kam knows nothing about comic books. So, Nate and Jesse take turns explaining some weird ones to him.  All their shows can be found here: https://www.somegoodshows.biz/ and Here: http://twitter.com/somegoodshows Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/   Look for the cool merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/   Find us on twitter @comicsmatterpod  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter  Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
01:36:27
February 16, 2021
Episode 36: "Secret Origins and The New Warriors" w/Ryan Higgins
Join Jesse and the owner of the Comics Conspiracy in Sunnyvale CA, Ryan Higgins (@ryanhigginsryan) as they talk about Ryan's secret origin, the New Warriors and more.  The Comics Conspiracy's Website: https://stores.comichub.com/comics_conspiracy Ryan's Wife, Leann's Art: http://www.leannhill.com/ Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/   Look for the cool merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/   Find us on twitter @comicsmatterpod  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter  Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
01:17:49
February 12, 2021
Episode 35: "Swamp Thing, Catwoman, Justice League Dark, and Blue In Green" w/Ram V
Join Jesse and writer Ram V (@therightram) as they talk about all of Ram's recent, current, and upcoming books. They also talk about how he approaches each series and how the idea of Blue In Green started.  Ram's work can be found here: https://www.comixology.com/Ram-V/comics-creator/100708 Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/   Look for the cool merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/   Find us on twitter @comicsmatterpod  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter  Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
51:18
January 30, 2021
Episode 34: "On a Sunbeam" w/Grace Benfell
Join Jesse and Grace Benfell (@grace_machine) as they talk about "On a Sunbeam" by Tillie Walden, ambiguity in fantasy, and more.  Grace's articles for Uppercut: https://uppercutcrit.com/category/columns/killing-our-gods/ Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/   Look for the cool merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/   Find us on twitter @comicsmatterpod  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter  Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
52:42
January 20, 2021
Episode 33: "Mister Miracle and The Wicked & The Divine" w/ Hana Kim & Anthony Grecco
Join Jesse for the first podcast of 2021. With him today are two amazing guests, Hana Kim (@_hanatwothree) & Anthony Grecco (@aceboogiewav) as they talk about Tom King & Mitch Gerads' "Mister Miracle" and  Kieron Gillen & Jamie McKelvie's "The Wicked and The Divine". They also talk about working in comic book stores and a few other things.  Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/   Look for the cool merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/   Find us on twitter @comicsmatterpod  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter  Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
01:11:31
January 15, 2021
Episode 32: "The Tower Through The Trees" w/Sean Dillon
Join Jesse and Sean Dillon (@deathchrist2000) as they talk about Sean's newest Kickstarter for his novel "The Tower Through the Trees" and more on the world of writing.  Support the Kickstarter here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/seandillon/the-tower-through-the-trees It's In The Trees by Sean and Ritesh Babu: https://comfortfoodcomics.com/2020/10/26/its-in-the-trees-a-look-at-the-21st-century-devil-by-sean-dillon-ritesh-babu/ Christine Kelley's Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/ballardiangorse Buy Sean's book: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B089F3S2MP/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 Sean's Blog: thekinginredandblue.blogspot.com Sean's Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/seandillon Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/   Look for the cool merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/   Find us on twitter @comicsmatterpod  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter  Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
51:14
December 19, 2020
Episode 31: "Kill a Man" w/ Steve Orlando and Phillip Kennedy Johnson
Join Jesse and the co-writers of the new Aftershock OGN "Kill a Man", Steve Orlando (@thesteveorlando) & Phillip Kennedy Johnson (@phillipkjohnson) as they talk about the new graphic novel, their writing process, other projects, and more.  You can buy Kill a Man here. Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/   Look for the cool merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/   Find us on twitter @comicsmatterpod  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter  Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
01:07:56
December 11, 2020
Episode 30: "Wall Breakers" w/Jorge Zevallos
Join Jesse and writer/artist Jorge Zevallos (@simplerbolder), as they talk about his comic one-shot "Wall Breakers", working on a comic by yourself, Batman & Spider-Man, and much more.  You can buy Jorge's book and other titles by SnowyWorks here. Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/   Look for the cool merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/   Find us on twitter @comicsmatterpod  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter  Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
01:05:38
December 2, 2020
Episode 29: "Stillwater & Daredevil" W/Chip Zdarsky
Join Jesse and, returning guest, Chip Zdarsky (@zdarsky) as they talk about the origins and the world of Chip's new independent book "Stillwater", the new Daredevil issues that cross with the "King in Black" event, and a few more things.  Check out all of Chip's work here. Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/   Look for the cool merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/   Find us on twitter @comicsmatterpod  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter  Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
48:49
November 26, 2020
Episode 28: "Quick Q&A"
Join Jesse and himself as he does a quick question and answer from some viewers and friends.  Check out Jonathan Thompson's Kickstarter here. Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/   Look for the cool merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/   Find us on twitter @comicsmatterpod  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter  Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
15:32
November 21, 2020
Episode 27: "Burn Residue" w/Jonathan Thompson
Join Jesse and writer of Jonathan Thompson(@cmdrofzed) talking about his new comic and kickstarter "Burn Residue". They also discuss just the writing process and the things that they are enjoying at the moment.  Check out the Kickstarter here and "Tales From The Dead Astronaut" here. Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/   Look for the cool merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/   Find us on twitter @comicsmatterpod  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter  Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
42:04
November 13, 2020
Episode 26: "The Last God, Kill a Man, Last Sons of America and More" W/Phillip Kennedy Johnson
Join Jesse and, a fantastic guest, comic writer Phillip Kennedy Johnson (@PhillipKJohnson) as they talk about all of Phillip's work, the things that influenced them, and Jesse & Phillips shared love for Batman.  Find all of Phillips works here. Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/   Look for the cool merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/   Find us on twitter @comicsmatterpod  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter  Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
01:03:35
November 4, 2020
Episode 25: "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D" w/Chris Compendio
Join Jesse and returning special guest Chris Compendio (@Compenderizer) as they talk about the Agents of Shield tv show (and spoil the entire thing), the comics that were inspired by it and more MCU things.   Find Chris' work here  Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/   Look for the cool merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/   Find us on twitter @comicsmatterpod  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter  Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com  And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms!  Logo by Stephen Mayfield  The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
01:03:33
October 28, 2020
Episode 24: "X-Men: Onslaught and other titles" w/Brett Downard
Join Jesse and special guest Brett, as they talk about their love of collecting, Brett's love for Onslaught, and a lot of love of comics.  Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/  Look for the cool merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/  Find us on twitter @comicbookspod Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
41:00
October 21, 2020
Episode 23: "Lore Olympus by Rachel Smythe" w/Jessica Howard
CW: We talk about sexual assault, sexual trauma, abusive relationships, and just toxic environments. Please skip if you don't think you can listen to these topics.  Join Jesse and Jessica Howard (@justjessisfine) as they talk about Rachel Smythe's "Lore Olympus", growing from abuse, relationships, and more.  Check out Jess' work at all these places: Twitch| Uppercut | Paste | Read Lore Olympus here. Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/  Look for the cool merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/  Find us on twitter @comicbookspod Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
57:16
October 16, 2020
Episode 22: "Commanders in Crisis, Kill a Man, The Pull, and Tales From The Dark Multiverse: Crisis On Infinite Earths" w/ Steve Orlando
Join Jesse and Steve Orlando (@thesteveorlando) as they talk about all of Steves upcoming books, what inspired them, and some of the first comic books Steve ever read.   Buy Steve's books digitally here!  Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/  Look for the cool merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/  Find us on twitter @comicbookspod  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter  Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com  And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms!  Logo by Stephen Mayfield  The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay 
45:36
October 7, 2020
Episode 21: "The Runaways" w/ Izzy Sio
Listener note: I screwed up someone’s pronouns by accident on the show but corrected myself. I’m sorry if it comes across awkward. Always trying my best. Join Jesse and Izzy Sio (@delirilyn) as they talk about The Runaways, Nico Minoru, finding representation and more.  Izzy's podcast and more: https://medium.com/ap-marvel Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Look for the cool  merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/ Find us on twitter @comicbookspod Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay 
55:28
September 25, 2020
Episode 20: "Tales From The Dead Astronaut" w/Writer Jonathan Thompson
Join Jesse and writer Jonathan Thompson (@cmdrofzed) as they talk about Jonathan's book "Tales From The Dead Astronaut", the process of making an independent comic, and what inspires Jonathan.  Buy Jonathan's book: http://www.spacestationzed.com/ Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Look for the cool  merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/ Find us on twitter @comicbookspod Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
37:17
September 18, 2020
Episode 19: "Comics That Mattered to Me Recently and a Listener Story"
Join Jesse as he talks about the major loss of Chadwick Boseman, Marvel's Avengers video game, We Only Find Them When They're Dead, a special moment in Batman, and a listener story.  Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Look for the cool  merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/ Find us on twitter @comicbookspod Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
13:22
September 7, 2020
Episode 18: "One Must Imagine Scott Free Happy" and "The New Gods" W/Sean Dillon
Join Jesse and Sean Dillon (@deathchrist2000) as they talk about Sean's book "One Must Imagine Scott Free Happy", the New Gods, process of criticism , and more. Buy Sean's book: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B089F3S2MP/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?_encoding=UTF8&btkr=1 Sean's Blog: thekinginredandblue.blogspot.com Sean's Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/seandillon Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Look for the cool  merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/ Find us on twitter @comicbookspod Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
01:23:09
August 29, 2020
Episode 17: "Poison Ivy" w/ Ty Gailz-Rowe
Join Jesse and Ty Gailz-Rowe (@ty_grrrrrrrr) as they talk about Poison Ivy, the dynamics of villainess, Gotham politics, and if being a "bad guy" means being a bad guy. Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Look for the cool  merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/ Find us on twitter @comicbookspod Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
48:45
August 19, 2020
Episode 16: "No One Left To Fight" W/Chris Edgerton
Join Jesse and Chris Edgerton (@wheels1993) as they talk about No One Left to Fight, representation of disabilities in comics, what a superhero is in real life, and more. Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/  Look for the cool  merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/  Find us on twitter @comicbookspod  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter  Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com  And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms!  Logo by Stephen Mayfield  The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
34:34
August 15, 2020
Episode 15: "Y the Last Man" w/Andrew Cogswell
Join Jesse and Andrew Cogswell (@cogsthewell) as they talk about Y the Last Man, revisiting old work, and more.  Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Look for the cool  merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/ Find us on twitter @comicbookspod Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/comicbooksmatter Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
57:41
July 23, 2020
Episode 14: "Batman and Friends" w/Lizzy Garcia
Join Jesse and Lizzy Garcia (@lizzylynngarcia) as they talk about Batman, the creators, and comics in general.  Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Look for the cool charity merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/ Find us on twitter @comicbookspod Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/comicbooksmatter Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
01:13:29
July 17, 2020
Episode 13: "American Vampire" w/Jessica Cogswell
Join Jesse and Jessica Cogswell (@jessacogs) as they talk about American Vampire by Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque. We talk about feminism, my chemical romance and so many vampires. Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Look for the cool charity merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/ Find us on twitter @comicbookspod Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/comicbooksmatter Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
01:03:50
July 3, 2020
Episode 12: "Zot!" w/Grace Benfell
Join Jesse and Grace Benfell (@grace_machine) as they talk about Zot! by Scott McCloud, how it deconstructs comics, examines art, and many other topics.   Ways to  show Black Lives Matter: https://blacklivesmatters.carrd.co/ Look for the cool charity merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/  Find us on twitter @comicbookspod  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter  Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/comicbooksmatter  Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com  And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms!  Logo by Stephen Mayfield  The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
01:25:06
July 1, 2020
Episode 11: "Denny O'Neil, Believing Women, and Uplifting the Voices of Black Creators"
CW: Death and Abuse.  Join Jesse as he talks about the legacy of Denny O'Neil, standing with victims of abuse, and talking about his favorite black creators.  Ways to support George Floyd's family and show Black Lives Matter: https://twitter.com/mnfreedomfund/status/1265735264242225152?s=21  Look for the cool charity merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/   Logo by Stephen Mayfield  The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
11:32
June 20, 2020
Episode 10: "Gryffen: Galaxy's Most Wanted" w/ Creator Ben Kahn
Join Jesse and Ben Kahn (@BenTheKahn) as they talk about Ben's book Gryffen, the books that inspired Ben, and behind the scenes of Ben's creative process.  Buy Gryffen here: https://www.comixology.com/Gryffen-Vol-1-Galaxys-Most-Wanted/comics-series/131976 Ways to support George Floyd's family and show Black Lives Matter: https://twitter.com/mnfreedomfund/status/1265735264242225152?s=21 Look for the cool charity merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/ Find us on twitter @comicbookspod Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/comicbooksmatter Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com And don't forget to leave us a review on your favorite platforms! Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
47:19
June 5, 2020
Episode 9: "JLA/Avengers" w/Chris Compendio
Join Jesse and Chris (@compenderizer) as they talk about JLA/Avengers, the dichotomy of giants, why cross overs are rad, and why we will probably never see this type of book again. Ways to support George Floyd's family and show Black Lives Matter: https://twitter.com/mnfreedomfund/status/1265735264242225152?s=21 Look for the cool charity merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/ Find us on twitter @comicbookspod Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/comicbooksmatter Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
01:23:51
May 30, 2020
BONUS! Sorting Issues #1: Bionicle #1-3 w/Nate
Join Jesse and Nate for this bonus episode, introducing a new Patreon exclusive show called "Sorting Issues"! Every other week, Jesse and Nate will go beat by beat on a handful of issues of a random comic series. Follow Nate on Twitter @supernateo Follow Comic Books Matter on Twitter @comicbookspod Facebook at facebook.com/comicbooksmatter If you liked this episode, get more "Sorting Issues" for a dollar at patreon.com/comicbooksmatter  Logo by Stephen Theme: Bionicle Power Pack track #1
50:55
May 25, 2020
Episode 8: "Scott Pilgrim Vs the World" w/Monti Velez
CW: Talk about abuse and things surrounding it.  Join Jesse and Monti (@friedmonti) as they talk about Scott Pilgrim Vs the World and how it challenges what it means to grow as a person, trauma, problematic favorites, and more.  Look for the cool charity merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/ Find us on twitter @comicbookspod Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/comicbooksmatter Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
01:03:31
May 21, 2020
Episode 7: "Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi -Redemption" w/Glenn Battishill
Join Jesse and Glenn (@GlennBattishill) to talk about the vast world of Star Wars' Comics and the way comics can help us deal with guilt.  Look for the cool charity merch on https://uppercutmerch.storenvy.com/ Find us on twitter @comicbookspod Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/comicbooksmatter Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
01:02:41
May 14, 2020
Episode 6: "The JSA, The Dark Knight Returns, The Watchmen and So Much More" w/John Siuntres
Join Jesse and this episode's special guest John Siuntres as they talk movies, tv, and most importantly comic books! Support John by listening to Word Balloon on almost any podcast platform and at https://www.patreon.com/wordballoon Find us on twitter @comicbookspod Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/comicbooksmatter Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
01:26:29
May 10, 2020
Episode 5: "Harley Quinn" w/Darby
CW// We talk briefly about suicide and abuse.  Join Jesse as he talked to Darby (on twitter @legendofdarby) about Harley Quinn. We talk about how characters can help heal and how we need to let our female characters shine on their own.  Find us on twitter @comicbookspod Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/comicbooksmatter Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/comicbooksmatter Email: comicbooksmatter@gmail.com Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is: Joy in a Restaurant by David Szesztay
37:53
May 9, 2020
Episode 4 : "Secret Wars(1984) #7 & Fantastic Four Vol.1 #352" w/Chip Zdarsky
Join Jesse and special guest Chip Zdarsky as they talk about what makes a good villain, how to treat legacy and many other aspects of writing. If you can, please donate to help Canadian Comic Shops (this all happened because of them): http://www.clldf.ca/ Follow the podcast on twitter @comicsmatterpod Email any questions, stories, or interview inquiries at comicbooksmatter@gmail.com Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/comicbooksmatter Logo by Stephen Mayfield The theme is Joy in the Restaurant by David Szesztay
01:24:59
May 2, 2020
Episode 3: "Beet the Vandel Buster"
Join Jesse as he explores vol.1 of Beet the Vandel Buster by Riku Sanjo and Koji Inada. He explores how this book helps him understand empathy and how everyone impacts each other.  Theme: "Joy In the Restaurant" By David Szeztay Logo by Stephen Mayfield Follow or inquire on twitter @comicsmatterpod Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/comicbooksmatter
15:55
April 23, 2020
Episode 2: "Calvin and Hobbes"
In this episode, I talk about how Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Waterson captured humanity within a few panels.  Theme: Joy in the Restaurant by David Szesztay Logo by Stephen Mayfield Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/comicbooksmatter?fan_landing=true Follow on twitter @comicsmatterpod
13:30
April 17, 2020
Episode 1: "Countdown to Infinite Crisis & DC Universe Rebirth"
Content Warning: Talking about Death Theme: Joy in the Restaurant by David Szesztay Cover Art by Stephen Mayfield Follow us on twitter @comicsmatterpod
18:15
April 9, 2020