The guest list to kick-off the year here at the Capes and Tights Podcast has been fantastic, but the kick-ass list we have setup for June 2023 is just amazing.
Of course, as any on-going show or podcast things come up and with this our schedule is subject to change without notice. This list is what is scheduled as of mid-May 2023.
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June 2023 (and end of May) is as follow…
Episode 110: Dennis Hopeless (May 31)
Dennis Hallum, known professionally as Dennis Hopeless and Dennis “Hopeless” Hallum, is a comic book writer from Kansas City, Missouri who has written for Marvel, Image Comics, Dark Horse Comics, BOOM! Studios, Arcana Studio, Oni Press, and more.
While working with Marvel, Hopeless was responsible for many titles that include X-Men, Avengers, Doctor Strange, Spider-Woman, Spider-Man, Darth Vader and more. He is also know for his work on Invader Zim, X-O Manowar, WWE, Heart Eyes and more.
Episode 111: Matthew Klein Returns (June 7)
Matthew Klein is a comic book writer by night and sales manager for the U.S. Comics Market at Penguin Random House where is works with the direct market distribution of Marvel Comics to local comic shops. Prior to joining PRH, Matthew spent three years as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Valiant Entertainment.
After starting out as a Retail Associate at Forbidden Planet in Manhattan, Klein joined the Valiant Comics team and traveled to every corner of North America on their behalf. He then became an avid freelancer for creator-owned projects with Z2 Comics before becoming a founding member of Reign or Shine Production and taking up producer/manager duties for ‘Don’t Sue Us’ – illustrating his true passion for art outside comics!
Episode 112: John Allison (June 14)
John Allison is an Eisner Award winning comic artist and writer. He is responsible for works such as Giant Days, By Night, and Wicked Things at BOOM! Studios; Bad Machinery at Oni Press; Steeple and The Great British Bump-Off at Dark Horse Comics; webcomics Scary Go Round and Bobbins; and much more.
Episode 113: Tate Brombal & Isaac Goodhart (June 21)
Tate Brombal is a comic book writer based in Toronto, Canada. His comic series House of Slaughter at BOOM! Studios with artist Chris Shehan spun out of James Tynion IV & Werther Dell’Edera’s hit Something is Killing the Children and debuted in 2021. His Eisner-nominated mini-series Barbalien: Red Planet (Dark Horse) alongside Eisner-winning artist Gabriel Hernández Walta also released in 2021 as a part of Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston’s Black Hammer universe.
Isaac Goodhart got his start in comics in 2014 as one of the winners of the Top Cow Talent Hunt. After drawing Artifacts #38, he moved on to illustrating Matt Hawkins’s Postal for 26 consecutive issues. He recently illustrated Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale and Victor and Nora: A Gotham Love Story, written by Lauren Myracle and published by DC Comics.
Together Brombal and Goodhart have teamed up as writer and artist of James Tynion IV’s The Oddly Pedestrian Life of Christopher Chaos. The first few issues of the series were originally released via The Empire of the Tiny Onion Substack, but has since been promoted to an on-going series at Dark Horse.
Episode 114: Kenny Meyers & Travis Schmeisser (June 28)
Omnibus is a digital comic book store and reader created by Kenny Meyers and Travis Schmeisser. They both have extensive experience in web companies and UX, such as Reddit and Square, and both are, first and foremost dedicated digital comics readers.
With the downslide of ComiXology over the years, Kenny and Travis opted to create their own thing and contend for a share of the digital comics market. The app rolled out in May to iPad users, still the best device on the market for reading digital comics, and the team is working daily to grow the platform.
You would think the digital reading apps have improved over time with technology, but something has still been off on most of them. The creative team behind this new app is working towards making it easy, fun, and worthwhile reading digitally once again! This app was created for comic book fans by comic book fans.