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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. Each episode also includes reviews, news and previews. On this site each week, he writes his "Comics Portal" column (general comics comments and previews) and reviews comics.

Comics Portal Comics Collector Comics Fan
Comics PortalFeaturedMajor SpoilersOpinion

When it comes to comics, most of the time it seems that you’re either a “comic reader” or a “comic collector.” There don’t seem to be too many among us who do both.

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It’s landmark Episode 300 of the Wayne’s Comics Podcast! To celebrate, I’m sharing the great interviews I recorded at this year’s New York Comic Con with many great DC Comics creators.

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Halloween Comic Fest 2017
Comics PortalDCFeaturedMarvelOpinion

I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again – Free Comic Book Day is one of the most creative and successful ways to attract new readers/customers into local comics shops ever conceived. Well, following on the heels of that success is Halloween ComicFest, which hasn’t quite caught on with the same vigor. However, I think it’s time to make this event another great one when it comes to spreading the word about our love for comics!

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FeaturedInterviewsPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

So you think nothing more can be done with superheroes? Well, Indie comics creator Jon Santana is here during episode 299 to change your mind on that one!

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New York Comic Con Comics Portal
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This year’s New York Comic Con, hands down, was the best one of theirs I’ve been to! And that’s saying something since I’ve attended a goodly number of them! But I saw some unique advertising that surprised me. And it was found in the Men’s Room, of all places!

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FeaturedPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

Looking for another great comic you can get through Kickstarter.com? Episode #298 highlights just such a book in New and Improved, so I talk with creators Tara Flynn and Anthony Spay.

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MegaCon Tampa Bay
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This past weekend, the latest Megacon Tampa Bay was held, and while fans attending had a good time, I’m sure, dealers likely did not!

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FeaturedPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

Episode #297 features the return of scripter Jeff Parker, who I had the privilege of interviewing during the recent Baltimore Comic-Con!

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Baltimore Comic Con, Comic Book Convention, Comics Portal, Opinion
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This past weekend, I attended one of my favorite cons, the 2017 edition of the Baltimore Comic-Con! Something happened that distracted from the event… for the second year in a row!

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The Future of Marvel
Comics PortalFeaturedMarvelOpinion

I’ve been intrigued by all the recent discussion about Marvel’s position in the marketplace and what’s the cause of the recent decline in sales.

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, all-ages, Shadow Play, Bard, Joy, Kickstarter, Stabbity Bunny, Gateway City, Shadow Realm,
FeaturedPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

This week, I chat with Richard Rivera and Alex Lobato, two of the creators behind Shadow Play.

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Comics PortalDCFeaturedMarvelOpinion

Two of the things that attracted me to comic books were the names of characters as well as what they looked like.

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Matthew Erman, Long Lost, Scout Comics, Lisa Sterle, horror,
FeaturedPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

Episode #295 features Matthew Erman, a co-creator of a fascinating new book from Scout Comics called Long Lost!

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Dark Matter
Comics PortalFeaturedOpinion

With the advent of the Internet and the endless news cycle, we also can’t escape the unceasing flow of information, including the news that a favorite Syfy show of mine, Dark Matter, has been cancelled after three seasons. Rats.

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