DMC and Comics: Secret Origins

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Our homies over at Mr. Throwback Thursday had a special guest on their show yesterday, the one and only DMC!

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It was a great talk, not only does he have a comic book of his own in the works, but he talks a lot about his own history with comics growing up. He goes into taking inspiration and using superheroes to give him the confidence to do his thing, and how he loved Marvel growing up because they weren’t in some fictional city, but New York, and how that resonated with him. That’s awesome enough, but it’s much more than that.

What really makes it a great talk is just his enthusiasm, after all this time, he’s still a fanboy. He gushes over the MC’s that inspired him, and is just so positive, and humble, you can’t help but smile.
Head over to MrThrowbackThursday.com or find them on Stitcher and iTunes.
-Kris

Comics, Skateboards And Other Cool Stuff Around The Web

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I just wanted to take a minute and do a quick post to some cool things going on around the web this week. Check ’em out.

Blackwood Cottage: The Art Of Jessica Stadtmueller– Check out Jessica’s awesome creations here and congratulations to Jessica for being featured in this months issue of Stuffed Magazine!

Rags & Old Iron– For some other amazing art, jewelry, and more check out this stuff from my friend Jen, including her amazing comics bracelets in her Etsy shop here.

Mr. Throwback Thursday– It’s not Thursday, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still throwback. Give Jamie and Bill a visit over at their site here and give a listen to their awesome old-school hip-hop podcast and more at their site.

Grape City Con– I’m very happy to see that Grape City Con was a success and the date for next year has been announced. The show will be Saturday, February 13th. Check out the announcement for the show and the amazing poster for the show here and if you’re anywhere near the Central Valley here in California, come on by.

Prophetica– I talked to Tim Mayer awhile back and you can check Prophetica, written by Vince Twelve, Pencils & Inks by Tim Mayer, Colors by Jason Wordie, and edited by Chris Wolfgang here and read it in your browser or as a pay what you want digital download.

RamshackleFifth Dimension Comics is back, to bring us Ramshackle: An Art Presentation, a 32 page book featuring a murderers row of contributors. D.N.S., Ray Wegner, Doug Michel, Shawn Daley, Timothy Conroy, Claire Connelly and John Bunger, combine forces for the book, and some amazing skateboard decks. Go here.

Creative Women Mini-Con 2015-  Empire’s Comics Vault in Sacramento is gearing up for their 3rd annual Creative Women Mini-Con on Saturday, October 3rd, They have a ton of talented women lined up including Barbara Kesel. (I just reread the Hawk & Dove mini, review coming soon) for a full list of guests and more information, click here.

And finally, my post about Keegan-Micheal Key and Dwayne McDuffie from September 5th, has in fact been confirmed, as seen here on Bleeding Cool.

-Kris

The 8-bit salute with Mr Throwback Thursday…On a Friday

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I talked to my favorite old-school hip-hop podcaster, and veteran, Mr Throwback Thursday himself ,Jamie Robinson about the 4th Annual 8-bit Salute by the good folks over at Operation Supply Drop and rather than rambling through the intro all by myself here, let’s get down to the nitty and the gritty. (But, not The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band)

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High Voltage Radio Network

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Just wanted to remind everyone that while we don’t have a new episode up yet, there are a ton of great shows on the High Voltage Radio Network whether you are looking for things from the nerdy side of the internet like Attack Of The Fangirls and Pittsburgh Nerd our family of podcasts has you covered. Music? Check out Mr. Throwback Thursday to get all your Wu-news and old-school hip-hop needs(I think I just busted my hyphen), but be warned, they cut my Mama’s arms off so she couldn’t kick it. Wait…I said it wrong. Sports? The Kings Of Sport got you covered. Video games? The Ebony And Ivory Cast is for ye. Are you a guitar player? A fan of guitar music? Have you ever snapped a G-string fingering a minor? Axeology covers all things guitar, from news to tech tips to band interviews. Maybe you want to pack a bowl, pour a drink and revisit Saved By The Bell, then check out Bayside High And DrunkFinding that special someone is hard, imagine how hard it would be in a post-apocalyptic world, check out Must Hate ZombiesMaybe you just want to kick it with your buddies and shoot the shit while discussing pop culture and reviewing brews, Mustache Cash Stash is funny as hell. And stay tuned for new stuff from the talented, amazingly fucking funny, and all around good dude Mad Mock. You have no idea how stoked I am to be a tiny bit of this amazing crew of talented podcasters. Go check out the page and give the shows a listen, and like High Voltage on Facebook.

-Kris

High Voltage!

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As mentioned on the latest episode of the podcastThe Gravy Age has joined forces with awesome High Voltage Radio Network to be part of a network of kick-ass independent podcasts. Let’s take a minute to see who else is part of the family.

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