Sep 022010

We’re down two men as Caleb is a prisoner of the legal system, while the Hammer is in aerial transit. However, we’re picked up by returning fave Mark Sable (writer: Two-Face: Year One, Grounded, Unthinkable, Hazed), and False Start ‘zine proprietress Meredith Wallace ( Meredith talks about how the web introduced her to DIY/Feminist ‘zine culture, how she started False Start after college, and some of her recent favorites, like INVINCIBLE SUMMER, ALABAMA GIRL #9, & LOVE LETTERS TO MONSTERS #3. Mark enlightens us on his new ventures with Kickstart Comics (and Kickstart’s unique distribution model), which begin with his new comic RIFT RAIDERS w/artist Julian Totino Tedesco (out in comic shops mid-October, pre-order today!).

The show then delves to the deep as Chris tells tales of the Avenging Son thanks to The Sub-Mariner’s new series debut- NAMOR: THE FIRST MUTANT – we discuss King Namor’s history, past series, and the first bromance of the Marvel U with Mr. Macenzie and Doc Doom. We rise from the depths to tackle STUMPTOWN #4, THE BOYS, BATTLEFIELDS, as well as Matt Fraction’s CASANOVA.

Music: Thrice – Open Water / Norma Jean – Leaderless and Self-Enlisted

Mar 042010

Its award season Meltcast style! We bring scribe Mark Sable (TWO-FACE YEAR: ONE, UNTHINKABLE, GROUNDED, CYBORG) to the roundtable as we discuss the nominees and winners of the first annual “Golden Melty” awards. But first, we discuss a plethora of books, including the big reveal of BUFFY SEASON 8, THE SWORD by the Luna Bros., ULTIMATE AVENGERS , INVINCIBLE IRON MAN, NOLA, WOLVERINE: WEAPON X, and LEX LUTHOR: MAN OF STEEL.


Feb 042009

Don’t Forget To Validate Your Parking – INTERVIEW with MARK SABLE.

Feb. 2, 2009

Mark Sable is a comic book writer and one of the nicest guys around. He has a B.A. in English from Duke University, an M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing from NYU’s Tisch School of Arts, and a J.D. from The University of Southern California Law School, so obviously he’s a lot smarter than me and worth listening to. Sable has written GROUNDED, FEARLESS, and HAZED for Image Comics. He also wrote the recent CYBORG: RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE and TWO-FACE: YEAR ONE for DC Comics, and a webcomic based on the TV show HEROES that ran on NBC’s website.
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