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The Earth-16 Comics Wire Podcast

The Earth-16 Comics Wire Podcast

By Brian
The Official Earth-16 Comics Wire Podcast is a place where all comics are celebrated. Whether it is DC, Marvel, Image, Dynamite, Dark Horse, or whoever, all publishers are recognized and celebrated! New episodes are posted every Saturday.
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Episode 13: MeSsed Comics Interview w/ Jay Kalagayan

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Episode 13: MeSsed Comics Interview w/ Jay Kalagayan

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Season 3, Episode 11: Rony Lescouflair - Heaven's Decoded (2021)
In this episode, I interview comic creator, Rony Lescouflair on his sci-fi comic book, Heaven's Decoded. We talk about what Heaven's Decoded means, the characters, and the creation and reason behind it.     Here's the kickstarter to Heaven's Decoded:
April 26, 2021
Season 3, Episode 12: Lampblack w/ Camille Longley (2021)
In this episode, I chat with Camille Longley on her graphic novel "Lampback." Lampblack is a comic inspired by the works of Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, Howl's Moving Castle), The Legend of Zelda, Pokemon, and Fantastic Beasts. We talk a lot about the graphic novel and the motivations behind protagonists. It was a very fun chat. If you want to pledge to the Kickstarter, here is the link:
April 25, 2021
Superman: Red and Blue Chronicles Episode 2 - 'A Measure of Hope' (2021)
In this second episode of the Superman: Red and Blue series, I cover the second story of the comic miniseries, 'A Measure of Hope' in which Superman meets a young man grieving for his mother's death. Both Superman and the young man find trauma, sadness, and healing as latter reflects on the impact both Superman and his mother had on him.    Superman Red and Blue no.1 - A Measure of Hope Writer: Brandon Easton Artist: Steve Leiber Colorist: Ron Chan Letterer: Clayton Cowles
April 21, 2021
Season 3, Episode 9: Mad Cave Studios-Nottingham #2 - Review (2021)
The story of Mad Cave Studios Nottingham Continues! Here is my latest review on issue no. 2.  Synopsis: “A murder at the heart of the castle shakes Nottingham to its core. As the Sheriff and Captain of the Guard scramble to root out a traitor in their midst, more of Ev’s dark and tragic past is revealed.” Check out the Youtube Channel for the Earth-16 Comics Wire: Spotify:
April 8, 2021
Superman: Red and Blue Chronicles Episode 1 - 'Untitled' (2021)
In this first episode of the Superman: Red and Blue series, I cover the first story of the comic miniseries, 'Untitled' in which Clark Kent reminisces about his ordeal at the hands of the ruthless Colonel Nikolai Koslov while captured in the Soviet Country of Lubania.   This was a very grounded and powerful Superman story.  Superman: Red and Blue - 'Untitled' Writer: John Ridley Artist: Clayton Henry Colorist: Jordie Belllaire Letterer: Dave Sharpe 
April 5, 2021
Season 3, Episode 8: Echoes of the Triumphant w/ Patrick Murphy (2021)
In this latest episode, Patrick Murphy returns to speak about his Kickstarter Echoes of the Triumphant. We talk about the graphiv novel. Zack Snyder's Justice League, aka The SnyderCut and so much more!  You can view the Kickstarter here at this link:
March 29, 2021
Season 3, Episode 7: Mad Cave Studios-Nottingham #1 - Review (2021)
In the seventh episode of Season 3, I review Mad Cave Studios Nottingham #1 which is the retelling of the Robin Hood folklore. The roles of hero and villain are told in reverse. The Sheriff of Nottingham is the protagonist who is investigating a slew of tax collector murders carried out by the Hood (Robin Hood) and his band of Merry Men. Nottingham is out and you can get your copy at your local comic book store or wherever books are sold! Nottingham  Writer: David T. Hazan Artist: Shane Connery Volk Colorist: Luca Romano Letterer: Jormette Gil Editor: Brian Hawkins Book Designer: Diana Bermudez Publisher: Madcave Studios 
March 11, 2021
Season 3, Episode 6: Project Big Hype: Doug A. Wood (2021)
In the sixth episode of the Season 3, I chat with comic creator @doug.awood on his awesome Project Big Hype, a manga anthology inspired by the works of Shonen Jump manga.  We discuss Project Big Hype and we also have an interesting chat about villains!  Here is the link to the Project Big Hype  Kickstarter: Follow me on social media at:  Twitter - Instagram - Other Platforms: Youtube - Daily Planet DC -
February 21, 2021
Season 3, Episode 5: Beowulf Miniseries: Grant Lankard (2021)
In the fifth episode of the Season 3, I chat with comic creator Grant Lankard on his graphic novel Beowulf which is a modern take on the literature. We also talk about other things including Star Wars, the process of creating comics and so much more. If you like this video, don't forget to hit the like button and subscribe to the Earth-16 Comics Wire Podcast Youtube channel.  Here is the link to the Beowulf Kickstarter: Follow me on social media at:  Twitter - Instagram -
February 21, 2021
Season 3, Episode 4: Top Five Comics of the Month
This is the first ever Brian of Earth-16's Top Five Comics of the Month. I will be presenting to you my picks for the comics to read! I will give you the run down of each comic's creators, publishers, the synopsis, and why I chose them! 
February 3, 2021
Season 3, Episode 3: Echoes of the Triumphant
The third episode of the third season! I speak with Pat Murphy, the creator of the comic Echoes of the Triumphant. We talk about the comic, which is on Kickstarter, Daredevil, other comic books (We were basically talk comics non-stop) and so much more.  Here's where you can check out Pat's Kickstarter: Echoes of the Triumphant is published by Reverb Comics 
January 27, 2021
Season 3, Episode 2: The Comic Collector
In this episode, Brendon Rooney and I speak with Psychiatrist Dr. Paul Rashid, the creator of The Comic Book Collector, a short documentary film about his mission to giveaway his comic books to children. We had fun chatting about this awesome story and so much more.  If you want to find out more information on the Comic Book Collection, you can go to the Kickstarter page: You can follow the Earth-16 Comics Wire on Twitter: @Earth16Podcast Instagram: earth16comicswire
January 20, 2021
Season 3, Episode 1: Scout's Honor
David Pepose(The O.Z., Spencer & Locke) returns to the Earth-16 to chat with me about his latest comic Scout's Honor#1. This is the audio version of the podcast that was listened to on Youtube and Twitch and the first of this year!  If you like the Earth-16 Comics Wire, here's where you can follow me: Twitter:@earth16podcast Instagram:@earth16comicswire Website: And check out the Daily Planet at! 
January 6, 2021
Season 2, Episode 4: Daily Planet
In this episode, I chat with my good friend and editor Zack Benz of the Daily Planet. We chat about out the Daily Planet, our inspirations behind wanting to become journalists, our admiration for Lois Lane, and so much more.   Check out the Daily Planet at: Twitter:@DailyPlanetDC Instagram: dailyplanetdc
September 20, 2020
Season 2, Episode 3: O.Z. With David Pepose
This is the third episode of Season Two in where I chat with David Pepose about "The O.Z. #1" which is on Kickstarter. We chat about the graphic novel and how it was influence by David's experience as an crime reporter and interviewing combat veterans. We also chat about David's other comics: "Spencer and Locke" and "Going to the Chapel." This is the second episode that also aired on Twitch. Please note that he sound is a bit out of whack due to the recording for the Twitch stream.  More information on the Kickstarter:
September 5, 2020
Episode One: Batman Vs. Deathstroke
This is the first episode of the second season of the Earth-16 Comics Wire Podcast. In this episode, I will be discussing the graphic novel Batman V. Deathstroke, This is one of my favorite arcs which was written by Christopher Priest (Black Panther) and illustrated by Carlo Pagulayan, Ed Benes, Robert Viacava, Jason Paz, Richard Friend, Trevor Scott, and Andy Owens. 
August 2, 2020
Episode 17-Captain Ken
This is the 17th Episode!!! Just three more episodes until Episode 20. In this Episode, I give you some commentary on Osamu Tezuka's Japanese Manga Captain Ken!
June 19, 2020
Special Episode: The Significance of Green Lantern/Green Arrow #76
I normally do not talk about social issues but due to what has been going on these past few weeks, I was reminded of the powerful comic Green Lantern/Green Arrow #76-No Evil Shall Escape My Sight. The comic was  written by Denny O'Neil and Drawn by Neal Adams. Here's a rare commentary on a very important issue involving what the late Stan Lee calls the social ills in the world today: racism and bigotry. 
June 8, 2020
Episode 16: Here's Negan
On this 16th Episode of the Earth-16 Comics Wire, we are going to look at The Walking Dead origin story Here's Negan. I will talk about the story as well as the character of Negan (Pre-Walking Dead and Walking Dead).  Don't forget to follow the Earth-16 Comics Wire on Twitter: @Earth16podcast and on Instagram @earth16comics  Remember #allcomicsarecelebrated
June 5, 2020
Episode 15: Heroes in Crisis
I give my own take on Tom King's DC Comic Graphic Novel Heroes In Crisis. I discuss the Sanctuary, Booster Gold vs Harley Quinn, the moral aspects surrounding the controversy of Sanctuary, and the confessional sessions of the heroes.  This was one of my favorite graphic novels. 
May 29, 2020
Episode 14: Who Is Guardian Prime?
In this 14th Episode, I delve into the Nigeria's iconic superhero Guardian Prime. This one is a little personal since I am an American who is part Nigerian and I feel that reading Guardian Prime has helped me learn a little bit about my background. Please note constant listeners, I might mispronounce some Nigerian words since I do not know too much of that part of my background nor have I been to Nigeria.  Thanks to Jide Martin of Comic Republic for making an awesome superhero. #allcomicsarecelebrated  You can follow the Earth-16 Comics Wire @earth16podcast You can also follow Comic Republic at @comicrepublicng
May 22, 2020
Episode 13: MeSsed Comics Interview w/ Jay Kalagayan
In this thirteenth episode, I interview Jay Kalagayan, the writer and creator of MeSsed. The comic is about a young girl by the name of Lilliput who works in the sewers of the MSD. We chatted about the comic and much, much more. This was an awesome chat.  For more information on MeSsed: Remember, #allcomicscelebrated
May 8, 2020
Episode 12: Marvel's Star Wars Han Solo
In Episode 12, I explore a graphic novel centered around my favorite Star Wars Character Han Solo. In the graphic novel, Han Solo participates in the Dragon Void race as a cover mission for the Rebel Alliance but as usually, the Galactic Empire is also hot on the trails.  Please don't forget to follow the Earth-16 Comics Wire Podcast on Twitter @earth16podcast and remember #allcomicsarecelebrated
May 1, 2020
Episode 11: A Little Nudge- A Robin 80th Anniversary Story
In the eleventh episode of the Earth-16 Comics Wire Podcast, I will cover A Little Nudge, which is chronicle in the Robin 80th Anniversary 100 page special. The story was written by Marv Wolfman and the art was by the team of Tom Grummett, Scott Hanna, and Adriano Lucas. The story was lettered by Tom Naopolitano. I also explain why the story is one of my favorite Dick Grayson stories and my opinion on Dick Grayson as a Batman.  Please follow me on Twitter: @earth16podcast And on Instagram: @earth16comics And remember...all comics are celebrated
April 24, 2020
Episode 10: Samurai Comics and the Impact From Corona Virus; My take on Phoenix Jones
In Episode 10, I chat with Moryha Banks of Samurai Comics in Phoenix, AZ about the impact the Coronavirus has had on comic book stores and the comic book industry. I also have an honest take on former Seattle, WA based real-life superhero Ben Fodor, aka Phoenix Jones! #allcomicscelebrated! Follow Earth-16 Comics Wire Twitter: @earth16podcast Instagram: @earth16comics Samurai Comics Twitter: @SamuraiComics Instagram:
April 18, 2020
Episode 9: What is Pantomime Comics?
I explain what pantomine comics are. I also use Batman and Robin #18 (Patrick Gleason, Peter J. Tomasi, Mick Gray, and John Kalisz) and Ice Cream Man #6 (W. Maxwell Prince, Martin Morrazo, and Chris O'Halloran) to examine the use of pantomime.  Sources used: Comics and Sequential Art by Will Eisner                             Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art Follow Me: -Twitter: @earth16podcast -Instagram: @earth16comics Please Support me: -Patreon:
April 10, 2020
Episode 8: Terralympus Interview W/ Shaun Keenan
I got to chat with Australia-based Comics Creator Shaun Keenan about his latest Kickstarter Project Terralympus, a sci-fi graphic novel. We talk about Terralympus, Star Wars, and so much more. Plus, we were wearing matching Star Wars caps during this interview!  For more information on the Terralympus Kickstarter: Twitter: @Terralympus
April 7, 2020
Episode 7: Superman Red Son Graphic Novel vs The Animated Movie
In this episode, we will be doing a comparison between Superman: Red Son the graphic novel vs the animated film. I will also have my thoughts on both the graphic novel and the movie. Don't forget to follow me on Twitter @earth16podcast and on Instagram @earth16comics.  Want to become a constant support, you can support me on my Anchor or Patreon page. Anchor: Patreon:
April 3, 2020
Episode 6: Shadow Sentry
In this segment, I chat with Eric Ninaltowski about his project Shadow Sentry.  To follow Eric: Twitter:@ericninaltowski Instagram: @ericninaltowskiart Website:
March 15, 2020
Episode 5: Rockabilly Roadtrip and Doc Salem
In this segment, I chat with comic book artist and writer Preston Adevedo about the comic book projects Rockabilly Roadtrip and Doc Salem. We also talk about how he got into comics, his inspirations and so much more.  If you want to support the Indiegogo campaigns for Rockabilly Roadtrip and Doc Salem, here are the following links: Follow Preston Asevedo at:  Twitter: Instagram:
February 28, 2020
Episode 4: Loathsome Comics
In this episode, I chat with Steve Long, the creator of Loathsome Comics. I met Steve at Tempe Fan Con last weekend and read one of his comics. We talk about how he started in comics, the process of creating a comic and much more. Loathsome Comics is a comic that delves more toward horror mixed with other genres like science fiction and many others. Remember, #allcomicscelebrated.
February 17, 2020
Episode 3: The Story of Shahrazad
In Episode Two of the Earth-16 Comics Wire, I interview the talented comic creator Tom Hutchinson on his comic book Shahrazad. I cannot begin to tell you how amazing this story is! We will talk about the inspiration behind the comic, the kickstarter for the Shahrazad Sidequest: "The Geisha In King Arthur's Court," Big Dog Ink, and so much more!  Link to the kickstarter:
January 28, 2020
Episode 2: Let's Talk Invincible
In this episode we discuss Robert Kirkman's  Image Comics series Invincible. Guest host is Let's Talk Invincible who can be followed on Twitter at @InvincibleInck.  Don't forget to follow the Earth-16 Comics Wire on Twitter @E16Comicswire and Instagram @Earth16Comics. 
November 22, 2019
Earth-16 Comics Wire Podcast Debut Episode
This is the introductory episode to the Earth-16 Comics Wire Podcast where all comics(DC, Marvel, Image, Dynamite, Dark Horse, Manga, and Independent) are celebrated! In this episode, I will be introducing the mission of the Earth-16 Comics Wire. I will also be discussing the various platforms that will be used to share my love and passion for the Comic Book Industry as it was created by the greats like Will Eisner, Stan Lee, Joe Shuster and Jerry Seigel, and Bill Eisner (To name a few). This is an excited new chapter and I want all of you constant listeners to join me on this ride!  Please follow me on Twitter @E16Comicswire, and on Instagram @earth16comics. If you like my content, please support me on Patreon at
November 6, 2019