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Episode #216: Sweeney Boo – Artist/Author of Eat, and Love Yourself Graphic Novel, Illustrator on Marvel Action: Captain Marvel Comic Book

The guest for this episode is the Montreal-based comic artist and illustrator, Sweeney Boo. After a successful Kickstarter launched in December 2016, Sweeney just released her first graphic novel called Eat, and Love Yourself via Boom! Studios, a 150-page story about eating disorders, depression, body dysmorphia, and ultimately self-love; a subject really important to her. She is also the illustrator on the Marvel Action: Captain Marvel comic book via IDW/Marvel. She shared with us her long journey to the release of Eat, and Love Yourself, along with her transition of moving from the southwest of France to Montreal and much more.


Fresh is the Word Mini-Review: Bodie Troll by Jay Fosgitt (BOOM! Studios)

Bodie is a troll trying to be scary but he’s too damn adorable! The stories are funny and interesting, and ultimately about having self-love and appreciation for those who genuinely care about you. Jay’s artwork is so amazing and visually unique that is brings out the joys, the sadness, and even the grumpiness of Bodie and his wild collection of friends and enemies. In the end, as much as he doesn’t act like it, Bodie is a great protector of his friends and possesses strengths he didn’t even know he had. Bodie Troll is a great comic for all ages! I wish this was an animated series also because it would be even more hilarious!