Category Archives: Graphic Policy Radio

Listen to Talking Coloring and Comics with Tamra Bonvillain on Demand

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Have you ever wondered what a comic colorist does? We find out that and more with guest Tamra Bonvillain, one of the hardest working people in comics.

The focus when it comes to comics is often on the writers and pencilers, but there’s so many more hard working people that work to bring us the entertainment we love. We’ll find out about being a colorist in the comic industry as Bonvillain joins hosts Elana and Brett for a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio.

Tamra Bonvillain is a professional Colorist applying color and shading to comics. She has worked in the comics industry since 2012. She is currently working on Doom Patrol, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, Wayward, Uncanny Avengers, and various others. She tweets @TBonvillain

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Talking Coloring and Comics with Tamra Bonvillain LIVE this Monday

Have you ever wondered what a comic colorist does? We find out that and more with guest Tamra Bonvillain, one of the hardest woking people in comics.

Listen to the show LIVE this Monday at 10pm ET.

The focus when it comes to comics is often on the writers and pencilers, but there’s so many more hard working people that work to bring us the entertainment we love. We’ll find out about being a colorist in the comic industry as Bonvillain joins hosts Elana and Brett for a brand new episode of Graphic Policy Radio.

Tamra Bonvillain is a professional Colorist applying color and shading to comics. She has worked in the comics industry since 2012. She is currently working on Doom Patrol, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, Wayward, Uncanny Avengers, and various others. She tweets @TBonvillain

We want to hear your questions! Tweet them to us @graphicpolicy

Listen to the show LIVE this Monday.

Listen to Catalyst Prime & Comics Diversity with Guests Christopher Priest, Joe Illidge, & Desiree Rodriguez on Demand

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“Diversity” has turned into a marketing buzzword in comics and few deliver that behind and on the page. Lion Forge Comics‘ new Catalyst Prime universe of comics is actually delivering that in every sense with new characters we’ve never seen and a group of creators who bring varied perspectives to the page. Talking about this exciting new universe are guests Christopher Priest, Joe Illidge, and Desiree Rodriguez.

Christopher Priest is the legendary comic writer who has written for Marvel, DC, Valiant, and more. He was part of the group of creators who launched Milestone Media. Along with Illidge, Priest oversees the Catalyst Prime line of comics.

Joseph Phillip Illidge is a public speaker on the subjects of race, comics and the corporate politics of diversity. In addition to his coverage by The New York Times, CNN Money, the BBC and Publishers Weekly, Joseph has been a speaker at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Digital Book World’s forum, Digitize Your Career: Marketing and Editing 2.0, Skidmore College, The School of Visual Arts, Purdue University, on the panel “Diversity in Comics: Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Sexual Orientation in American Comic Books” and at the Soho Gallery for Digital Art in New York City. Illidge is the Senior Editorial Manager for Lion Forge Comics.

Desiree Rodriguez is a pop culture critic who has written for Women Write About Comics, The Nerds of Color, is the co-host for the DC TV Classics podcast, and editorial assistant for Lion Forge’s Catalyst Prime initiative.

Catalyst Prime & Comics Diversity with Guests Christopher Priest & Joe Illidge Live Tuesday

“Diversity” has turned into a marketing buzzword in comics and few deliver that behind and on the page. Lion Forge Comics‘ new Catalyst Prime universe of comics is actually delivering that in every sense with new characters we’ve never seen and a group of creators who bring varied perspectives to the page. Talking about this exciting new universe on Graphic Policy Radio are guests Christopher Priest and Joe Illidge.

The show airs LIVE this Tuesday at 7pm ET.

Christopher Priest is the legendary comic writer who has written for Marvel, DC, Valiant, and more. He was part of the group of creators who launched Milestone Media. Along with Illidge, Priest oversees the Catalyst Prime line of comics.

Joseph Phillip Illidge is a public speaker on the subjects of race, comics and the corporate politics of diversity. In addition to his coverage by The New York Times, CNN Money, the BBC and Publishers Weekly, Joseph has been a speaker at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, Digital Book World’s forum, Digitize Your Career: Marketing and Editing 2.0, Skidmore College, The School of Visual Arts, Purdue University, on the panel “Diversity in Comics: Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Sexual Orientation in American Comic Books” and at the Soho Gallery for Digital Art in New York City. Illidge is the Senior Editorial Manager for Lion Forge Comics.

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Listen to the show LIVE this Tuesday.

Listen to GP Radio Goes to the Movies to Discuss Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 on Demand

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Graphic Policy Radio is joined by filmmaker Brandon Wilson to discuss Guardians of The Galaxy, Vol 2, Marvel’s latest box office hit.

Brandon Wilson is a filmmaker and teacher. Born and raised in Los Angeles, he attended UCLA where he took a B.A. in African-American Studies and an M.F.A. from the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television.

Wilson has made several short films and written numerous screenplays. In 2005 he made his feature debut The Man Who Couldn’t… for under $10,000 on standard definition digital video. The ?lm debuted at the 2005 Pan-African Film Festival and won the Oscar Micheaux Award at the Bare Bones Film Festival in Oklahoma.

Last year his second feature SEPULVEDA world premiered in New York City at the Urbanworld Film Festival. It has gone on to win a Special Achievement Award at the Culver City Film Festival and a Best Ensemble Acting Award at the Silicon Beach Film Festival. SEPULVEDA was improvised with non-professional actors and co-directed and co-edited by Wilson and his wife Jena English.

Wilson also maintains a blog at geniusbastard.com where he writes about films, pop culture and politics and tweets at great length about the same.

Graphic Policy Radio Goes to the Movies to Discuss Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 LIVE this Wednesday

Graphic Policy Radio is joined by filmmaker Brandon Wilson to discuss Guardians of The Galaxy, Vol 2, Marvel’s latest box office hit.

Listen to the show LIVE this Wednesday at 10pm ET.

Brandon Wilson is a filmmaker and teacher. Born and raised in Los Angeles, he attended UCLA where he took a B.A. in African-American Studies and an M.F.A. from the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television.

Wilson has made several short films and written numerous screenplays. In 2005 he made his feature debut The Man Who Couldn’t… for under $10,000 on standard definition digital video. The ?lm debuted at the 2005 Pan-African Film Festival and won the Oscar Micheaux Award at the Bare Bones Film Festival in Oklahoma.

Last year his second feature SEPULVEDA world premiered in New York City at the Urbanworld Film Festival. It has gone on to win a Special Achievement Award at the Culver City Film Festival and a Best Ensemble Acting Award at the Silicon Beach Film Festival. SEPULVEDA was improvised with non-professional actors and co-directed and co-edited by Wilson and his wife Jena English.

Wilson also maintains a blog at geniusbastard.com where he writes about films, pop culture and politics and tweets at great length about the same.

We want to hear what you think. Tweet us questions @graphicpolicy.

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Listen to Kristen Gudsnuk Discuss Her Comic Series Henchgirl on Demand

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Mary Posa hates her job. She works long hours for little pay, no insurance, and worst of all, no respect. Her co-workers are jerks and her boss doesn’t appreciate her. He’s also a supervillain. And her parents… well, they’re the most famous superhero couple in Crepe City, along with her sister. Cursed with a conscience, Mary would give anything to be something other than a Henchgirl, but no matter what she does her plans always seem to go awry.

This past Wednesday writer and artist Kristen Gudsnuk joined Graphic Policy Radio to discuss her comic series Henchgirl with hosts Elana and Brett.

Kristen Gudsnuk is a New York City-based comic book writer and artist. She is the creator of Henchgirl, published by Dark Horse Comics. She’s also the illustrator for the children’s series VIP.

Kristen Gudsnuk Discusses Her Comic Series Henchgirl this Wednesday on GP Radio

Mary Posa hates her job. She works long hours for little pay, no insurance, and worst of all, no respect. Her co-workers are jerks and her boss doesn’t appreciate her. He’s also a supervillain. And her parents… well, they’re the most famous superhero couple in Crepe City, along with her sister. Cursed with a conscience, Mary would give anything to be something other than a Henchgirl, but no matter what she does her plans always seem to go awry.

This Wednesday writer and artist Kristen Gudsnuk joins Graphic Policy Radio to discuss her comic series Henchgirl with hosts Elana and Brett.

Listen in this coming Wednesday as we talk about this fun series. Listen in LIVE Wednesday at 9:30pm ET.

Kristen Gudsnuk is a New York City-based comic book writer and artist. She is the creator of Henchgirl, published by Dark Horse Comics. She’s also the illustrator for the children’s series VIP.

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Listen to The Problem with HydraCap: Secret Empire and the Truth about Hydra on Demand

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This past week the first issue of Marvel‘s Secret Empire was released bringing together a year of build up revolving around Captain America actually being an agent of Hydra. On this episode of Graphic Policy Radio, we discuss the history of Captain America, the connection between Hydra and Nazism and what this comic storyline all means in the age of Trump.

Joining hosts Elana and Brett are Steven Attewell and J. A. Micheline.

Steven Attewell wrote that article everyone quotes about Captain America being a New Deal Democrat and can tell you which specific New Deal jobs program Steve Rogers worked for before he joined Project Rebirth. Attewell also pens the “People’s History of the Marvel Universe” column for Graphic Policy. He teaches public policy at CUNY’s Murphy Institute for Labor Studies. He is the founder of Race for the Iron Throne.

J. A. Micheline is a writer and critic who often writes about comics, particularly from a race and gender perspective. She is an Editor at Comics Bulletin. She has also contributed to VICE, The Guardian, and The AV Club.

The Problem with HydraCap: Secret Empire and the Truth about Hydra LIVE this Monday at 10pm ET

This past week the first issue of Marvel‘s Secret Empire was released bringing together a year of build up revolving around Captain America actually being an agent of Hydra. On this episode of Graphic Policy Radio, we discuss the history of Captain America, the connection between Hydra and Nazism and what this comic storyline all means in the age of Trump.

Joining hosts Elana and Brett are Steven Attewell and J. A. Micheline.

The show airs LIVE this Monday at 10pm ET.

Steven Attewell wrote that article everyone quotes about Captain America being a New Deal Democrat and can tell you which specific New Deal jobs program Steve Rogers worked for before he joined Project Rebirth. Attewell also pens the “People’s History of the Marvel Universe” column for Graphic Policy. He teaches public policy at CUNY’s Murphy Institute for Labor Studies. He is the founder of Race for the Iron Throne.

J. A. Micheline is a writer and critic who often writes about comics, particularly from a race and gender perspective. She is an Editor at Comics Bulletin. She has also contributed to VICE, The Guardian, and The AVClub.

Tweet us your thoughts and questions @graphicpolicy.

Listen to the show live this Monday.

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