Jan 182016


Everybody knows Charlie Brown. Peanuts have been a part of comic & animation history for over 50 years, influencing many generations of cartoonists and artists.

NOW come check out over 100 artists from all different backgrounds draw these classic characters in a way you’ve never seen before

Grand Opening: Friday, February 5th 2016
Nerdist Showroom at Meltdown Comics
7522 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046

Feb 072016

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Meltdown Presents: Pod Sequentialism with Matt Kennedy #015 – Finding a Publisher

Ann Shen is a recent art school graduate working on her first book, Bad Girls Throughout History, to be published by Chronicle Books in Fall 2016. Matt asks Ann how she landed that book deal, and how life plans can change and change back on the way to realizing your dreams. If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to find a publisher, this is the podcast for you!

Produced by Mason Booker.

Engineered by Mason Booker

Theme music “Rumble” provided by www.Bensound.com

Logo design by Joshua Geisler www.selfuno.com.

Feb 072016
TAKE A PAGE FROM MELTDOWN: How a brick-and-mortar comic shop became a Hollywood juggernaut. via: @smashd

Book stores aren’t supposed to exist anymore. Especially independent ones. The sad truth is that, at one point, Amazon and waning attention spans massacred these outlets, turning customers into e-shoppers and proprietors into paupers. Which is why exceptions have to be exceptional. Meltdown Comics on Sunset Boulevard is one of those special misfits. It’s a […]

Feb 052016
Things To Do This Weekend by Jamie Iovine (@jamie_iovine)

A happy Friday to all my fellow Melters out there.  We are officially in the first weekend of February and not only that, its Superbowl weekend!  While it may seem the entire planet has relocated to San Francisco for the weekend, I will attempt to give my fellow LA natives something to do if you […]

Feb 052016
#historyofthebatman #podcast : 33 - Batman's Many Deaths in DC Comics

Meltdown Comics presents History of the Batman with Londyn! – Episode 33: Batman’s Many Deaths in DC Comics RSS (Subscribe) iTunes Download It’s a common practice in comic book tales that a character dies and then, by some miracle, is resurrected. Looking at Batman’s incredible 76 year history, many of the Batman Family members have […]

Feb 042016
The Making of Daniel Clowes and a golden age for comics By Robert Ito. via: California Sunday Magazine (@calsunday)

Daniel Clowes has been working on his latest book, Patience, for five years. At 180 pages, it’s his longest work to date, more than twice as long as Wilson, his graphic novel about an abrasive loner in Oak­land who claims to be a people person but actually can’t stand most of them (nor they him), and Ghost World, […]

#05 – The Album Club ‘3 for all’ episode

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Feb 042016
#05 - The Album Club '3 for all' episode

RSS (Subscribe) iTunes Download Meltdown Presents: On Some Hip Hop Sh!t: #05 – The Album Club ‘3 for all’ episode Hosts @Bschultz808 and @wedsfinest are joined by the @Madtwiinz we get our full Rap sommelier on. We go deep on 3 works by Kendrick Lamar, Public Enemy and Ice Cube. Inspired by VH1’s The Breaks […]