comic books

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.


Episode #210: C2E2 Day 2 – S.L. Huang (Author of Zero Sum Game, Null Set, Critical Point), Kami Garcia & Jason Badower (Author and Artists of D.C. Black Label’s Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity)

On this episode, we go back to my second day at this year’s C2E2 convention in Chicago and you get hear my talks with first, bestselling author S.L. Huang, who is about to release her new book Critical Point. Then after that, I talk to the team behind D.C. Black Label’s Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity, writer Kami Garcia and artist Jason Badower.



Episode #198: Ming Chen – AMC’s Comic Book Men, Co-Founder of A Shared Universe PodcaStudio, Guest at Astronomicon Pop Culture Convention February 7th-9th in Sterling Heights, MI

More Astronomicon this episode with the return of Ming Chen to Fresh is the Word! During our conversation, we talk about the world of podcasting and all the opportunities it gives us, whats going on at his A Shared Universe PodcaStudio in New Jersey, his experiences at Astronomicon and who he is excited to see this time around.


Mini-Review: Forgotten Home #1-3 (written by Erica Schultz and art by Marika Cresta)

Through the first three issues of the eight issue digital series Forgotten Home through Vices Press on Comixology, we see Sheriff’s Deputy Lorraine Adalet investigating several strange child abductions happening in an area that never has such crimes happening. Soon enough, Lorraine’s past comes back to haunt her and we find out these children were taken using magic from her homeland, a place she despises and did everything should cool to keep herself and her daughter away from.





Mini-Review: Relics of Youth #1-2 (Vault Comics)

Through the first two issues of Relics of Youth on Vault Comics, this group of teenagers brought together by Nat Rodrigues with these mysterious tattoos and visions in common look to find the truth and ultimately start finding themselves.


Episode #184: Stephanie Phillips is a Professor of Technical Writing and Wrote the Comic Books Descendent and Devil Within, Currently Writing Butcher of Paris

Stephanie Phillips who a comic book writer living in Buffalo, NY that has worked with Top Cow/Image Comics, Dark Horse Comics, AfterShock Comics, Black Mask Studios, Ominous Press, and more. Recent titles include Kicking Ice (Ominous Press), Descendent (AfterShock Comics) and Devil Within (Black Mask Studios), and is currently writing Butcher of Paris (Dark Horse Comics).