#88: Marc Bernardin

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On Episode 88 of the Capes and Tights Podcast, Justin Soderberg welcomes Marc Bernardin to the program to discuss his YA graphic novel Adora and the Distance and much more.

Bernardin is a WGA Award-winning television writer-producer who has worked on Star Trek: Picard, Carnival Row, Treadstone, Castle Rock, Critical Role: The Legend of Vox Machina, Masters of the Universe: Revelations, and Alphas. Previously, Bernardin was a journalist for the Los Angeles Times, The Hollywood Reporter, Playboy, and Entertainment Weekly.

In the world of comics, Marc is an Eisner nominated and Inkpot-winning writer of Adora and the Distance, Genius, The Highwaymen, Census and Monster Attack Network. Bernardin has also worked on The Authority, Push, Static Shock, and more for DC Comics; Wolverine, X-Men Origins: Nightcrawler, Women of Marvel, King In Black: Planet Of The Symbiotes, Heroes Reborn Peter Parker The Amazing Shutterbug, and more at Marvel Comics.

He is currently work on Messenger: The Legend of Muhammad Ali which releases where books are sold in August 2023.

Additionally, Marc is the co-host of the Fatman Beyond podcast along with Kevin Smith. Their podcast discusses the world of pop culture, movies, television, comics and so much more.

Recently Bernardin completed work on his short film Splinter which is making the film festival circuit tour and will be available for viewing sometime in the near future.

About Marc Bernardin’s Adora and the Distance

A young adult fantasy graphic novel following the epic adventures of Adora, a brave young woman of color who lives in a fantastical world with underground pirates, ghosts, and a mysterious force called “the Distance” which threatens to destroy it all and only Adora can stop it.

Originally released on ComiXology, the series is now available in trade paperback format from Dark Horse Comics.

About Marc Bernardin’s Census

Liam Malone gets his first real job…counting demons for the Underworld census. But can he keep his job? His life? Most importantly, can he keep his pants? Find out now!

Part of the Comixology Originals line of exclusive digital content only available on Comixology and Kindle. Read for free as part of your subscription to Comixology Unlimited, Kindle Unlimited or Amazon Prime. Also available for purchase via Comixology, Kindle and in print via Dark Horse Books.

About Marc Bernardin’s Splinter

At 30,000 feet, there’s a plane that never lands, a plane with just one passenger. A ten-year-old orphan. What could he have done to earn such an elaborate prison? What might happen if he ever gets out?

If you could guarantee the safety of millions by doing a horrible thing to an innocent soul…would you?


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