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Wayne Hall

Wayne Hall creates the Wayne's Comics Podcast. He’s interviewed Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, John Layman, Kyle Higgins, Phil Hester, Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray, David Petersen, Christos Gage, Mike Grell, and Matt Kindt. On this site each week, he writes his "Comics Portal" column (general comics comments and previews) and reviews comics.

Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Modern Fantasy, Nightmare the Rat, Rafer Roberts, Stephanie Phillips, Yawaan, supernatural, possession, horror, Kicking Ice, hockey, National Women’s Hockey League, NWHL, Bella, Skye
FeaturedPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

It’s another double-header this week in Episode 326! First up is Stephanie Phillips, writer for Kicking Ice, a terrific story about two young girls and hockey, and Yawaan, a supernatural thriller dealing with possession. She discusses both books in depth, including how they came to be as well as who the characters are. For more about Stephanie and her comics, be sure to go to her website here.   Then everything wraps up with my interview with Rafer Roberts, who talks about his upcoming Dark Horse miniseries Modern Fantasy and his webcomic Nightmare the Rat. Rafer tells us about each story,

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Action Comics #1000
Comics PortalDCFeaturedOpinion

Even as a big Bat-fan, every so often I have to give the Man of Steel his due!

Now that Superman is going where no longjohns-wearer has gone before – 80 years of being published – it’s time to talk about Big Blue!

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Flavor, Image Comics, Joe Keatinge, Ali Bouzari, Wook Jin Clark, Tamra Bonvillain, Xoo, Adventure Time, Regular Show, Hunger Games, Flip Side, Ingredient, food, cooking, Buster,
FeaturedImage ComicsInterviewsPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

Landmark Episode 325 goes where this podcast has never gone before – Two interviews about the same great upcoming comic, Flavor from Image Comics!

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comic conventionComics PortalFeatureFeaturedOpinionWizard World

Recently I heard that there was some unfortunate news about Wizard World’s cons, a group I used to get to quite frequently. However, I haven’t been to one in months, so I guess I shouldn’t have been surprised by what I read.

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Weapon Brown, Charlie Brown, Charles Schultz, Lucy, Calvin and Hobbes, Popeye, Garfield, Johnathan Lewis, Violete, Johnathan Lewis, Penumbra, Blue-Shift, speedster, Kickstarter, Wild Hare, Bunny Lord, Shades of Vengeance, video games, comics, Beth Sanders, Ed Jowett, Rahmat Wisnubroto, Ferry Susanto, the twins, Shira and Daniel, Teleport Twins,
FeaturedInterviewsPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

Episode 324 is a double-feature extravaganza! First up is the return of Johnathan Lewis from Penumbra, a comic from Shades of Vengeance! To conclude this episode, I talk with Creator Jason Yungbluth about his series and his recent successfully concluded Kickstarter project.

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Fantastic Four Returns Comics Portal Opininon
Comics PortalFantastic FourFeaturedMarvelOpinion

A few days ago, Marvel brought us the news that Marvel’s “First Family” was coming back to monthly comics. When they first faded away back in 2015, I wrote a column that I was fine with them taking a break until the House of Ideas put together a concept that would be worth the time and money. I’m hoping they’ve made that happen.

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Scientists, Prodigies, Stuart Chin, Trent Beckett,
FeaturedInterviewsPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

This week, in Episode 323, I talk with Creator Geoff Weber about The Scientists, a story he’s been working on bringing to life for some time now!

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SC Comic Con
comic conventionComics PortalFeaturedOpinion

This past weekend, I was attending SC Comic Con at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, South Carolina. I’d never been to a comic convention in this state before, so I was curious to see how this went.

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, No’Madd, Andrew Kafoury, City of Empty Towers, Cave of Broken Tombs, Emerald City Comic Con, ECCC, Ka’sell, Ah’Kee, Todd Herman, Lee Moyer, Tom Orzechowski, Michael Peters, Jav, Taron
FeaturedInterviewsPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

At the recent Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle, I discovered a terrific series of comics/graphic novels called No’Madd and got to meet Andrew Kafoury, one of the main driving forces behind these excellent stories.

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Hawkman returns
Comics PortalDCFeaturedHawkmanOpinion

I often like to say that there are no bad characters, only bad treatments of them.

Well, a favorite hero of mine, Hawkman, is soaring back into DC this June. And I couldn’t be happier!

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Killtopia, Japan, Anime, cyberpunk, Sector K, Crash, Wreckers, Shinji, manga, nano-virus
FeaturedInterviewsPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

In Episode 321, I talk with creator/writer Dave Cook about this high-octane and compelling version of the future, complete with vibrant characters and a gripping storyline.

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Comics PortalcomixologyDigital ComicsFeaturedOpinion

It’s probably no secret by now that both ComiXology and Marvel have begun their own “unlimited” digital comics services, each adding new books on a regular basis. Granted, ComiXology has comics from several companies, and it’s no surprise to anyone that the House of Ideas offers their own products. They are, however, working together on some levels. I’m conflicted when it comes to these services. Let me tell you why.

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Caleb Thusat, Alter-Life, ZED, Jake, Katrina Kuntsmann, Kickstarter, Wizard World Chicago, Indie, comic, self-publish
FeaturedInterviewsPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

Creator Caleb Thusat is back, and he’s talking about wrapping up his very first Alter-Life storyline!

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Previews Catalog Ending? Comics Portal
Comics PortalDCFeaturedMarvelOpinion

I rarely talk about Diamond two weeks in a row, but I came across a story indicating that, like Marvel and Image, DC is pulling their part of the Previews out of that monthly publication some of us refer to as “the phone book” because of its immense size.

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