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Jackson Lanzing & Collin Kelly: writing Green Arrow, Star Trek & Zojaqan comics. Listen on Demand.

Without his left wing politics Green Arrow is just Batman!

Our guests this episode certainly know, having just finished a three-issue run on Green Arrow to close out the series. That’s right, our guests are comics most dynamic duo. The New Blue and Gold: Jackson Lanzing & Collin Kelly.

Jackson and Collin are screenwriters and New York Times Bestselling comic book creators, known for Joyride, Gotham City Garage, Hacktivist, and now Zojaqan. In April they are launching Star Trek: Year Five #1, which they are also showrunning for IDW’s new Star Trek Comics. They’re also known in the gaming community for their innovative liveplay RPG shows Vast and Champions of the Earth.

Join us for:

  • Advice on finding a writing partner
  • Seeding queer characters in mainstream comics
  • Sticking the ending on someone else’s series
  • Who’s to the Left of Oliver Queen?
  • Is Jayce Riot the AOC of the DCU?
  • And writing a Star Trek The Original Series comic that works in 2019

Also referenced: this must-read thread by Jackson about their process developing non-binary antifa actitvist character Jayce Riot and ending Green Arrow

Preview: Joyride Vol. 3 SC

Joyride Vol. 3 SC

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writers: Jackson Lanzing & Collin Kelly
Artist: Marcus To
Cover Artist: Marcus To
Price: $14.99

A year has passed since the fractured crew of the Joyride stared down the Void at the far reaches of space. There’s only one thing that could bring them back together: a return to Earth to take on the fascist regime once and for all. In this stunning conclusion, writers Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly (Batman and Robin Eternal, Grayson) and artist Marcus To (Nightwing, New Avengers) bring the Joyride back to where it all began. Collects issues #9-12.

Preview: Joyride #12

Joyride #12

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writers: Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly
Artist: Marcus To
Cover Artist: Marcus To
Price: $3.99

Final issue! The triumvirate’s greatest fears become reality as alien life forms arrive on Earth, and Uma, Catrin, and Dewydd must save mankind’s present to reimagine its future.

Preview: Joyride Vol. 2 SC

Joyride Vol. 2 SC

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writers: Jackson Lanzing & Collin Kelly
Artist: Marcus To
Cover Artist: Marcus To

The crew of the Joyride survived their first foray to the stars and met the challenges the galaxy threw at them head-on, so it’s only fair they enjoy a bit of relaxation and carefree living. But as Uma, Dewydd, and Catrin have come to learn, in space, nothing is as it seems. In fact, it’s the secrets hidden in their own ship and among their fellow travelers that will send the crew down a path that brings them face-to-face with the very alien threat that the leaders on Earth ran from so long ago. Collects issues #5-8.

Preview: Joyride #11

Joyride #11

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writers: Jackson Lanzing & Collin Kelly
Artist: Marcus To
Cover Artist: Marcus To
Price: $3.99

Part one of the epic finale! They’ve gone to the edge of the galaxy and back, but the gang can’t run from their past forever. They must return to Earth and nothing will ever be the same.

Preview: Joyride #10

Joyride #10

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writers: Jackson Lanzing & Collin Kelly
Artist: Marcus To
Cover Artist: Marcus To
Price: $3.99

One year later, Dewydd is walking his own path…and attempting to break into a maximum security prison?

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Preview: Joyride #9

Joyride #9

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writers: Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly
Artist: Marcus To
Cover Artist: Marcus To
Price: $3.99

The start of an all-new arc picks up one year after the galaxy-changing events of last issue. As they embark on their next wave of adventures, Uma, Catrin, and Dewydd are not the same people who fled Earth a year ago.

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Preview: Joyride #8

Joyride #8

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writers: Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly
Artist: Marcus To
Cover Artist: Marcus To
Price: $3.99

Someone hijacks the ship and takes the team to an unknown section of space, where they come face-to-face with the powerful aliens that humanity encountered when they first left Earth…and the reason the SafeSky was built.

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Preview: Joyride #7

Joyride #7

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writers: Jackson Lanzing & Collin Kelly
Artist: Marcus To
Cover Artist: Marcus To
Price: $3.99

When that eighth-dimensional being Uma freed in issue #2 conquers a planet to throw a party in her honor, Uma is left with no choice but to do the one thing that goes against everything she believes in: Call the cops.

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Preview: Joyride #6

Joyride #6

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writers: Jackson Lanzing & Collin Kelly
Artist: Marcus To
Cover Artist: Marcus To
Price: $3.99

After spending so much time exploring the galaxy, the gang decides to explore the ship they’ve been riding in, only to discover that it has been hiding so many secrets.

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