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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.

Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, David Baron, Stained, 451 Media Group, Yusuf Idris, Neal Pozner, Emma,
FeaturedPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

In Episode 283, I talk with David Baron, the creator/scripter of the new series that recently debuted from 451 Media Group.

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AfterShock Comics, Frank Tieri, zombie, pestilence, black plague, Oleg Okunev, terror, church, Fiat Lux,
AfterShock ComicsFeaturedReview

You’ve got to admit it – zombies are still HOT, no matter what time period they’re found in. Take, for example, Pestilence #1 from AfterShock Comics. It examines the zombie phenomenon from the perspective of an era of faith rather than one of modern-day science.

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Black LightningComics PortalDCFeaturedOpinionTelevision

Like The Ray, Black Lightning is a big step forward for The CW. It’s a mid-season replacement that I’m really looking forward to.

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Aftershock, Mike Marts, Freedom Fighter, Animosity, Marguerite Bennet, A.J. Fulcher, Michael Heitkemper, Insane Comics, Rough Riders, Replica,
AfterShock ComicsFeaturedInterviewsPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

Wayne’s Comics Podcast #282 features my interview with writer Michael Heitkemper, then Mike Marts, updates us on AfterShock Comics.

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Comics PortalDCFeaturedOpinionWatchmen

As we discover that DC is making the Alan Moore creations The Watchmen more and more a part of the DC Universe, frankly, I’m happy, although I’m sure Mr. Moore is not. For more on this subject, check out this link here at MajorSpoilers.com. Many comics fans, some of them here at this site, aren’t all that thrilled with the idea of this taking place. After all, The Watchmen has been a powerful and unique experience for us, and even the Before Watchmen event didn’t quite live up to the series that it was to explore. Well, at least I

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Ben Kahn, Heavenly Blues, Scout Comics, Shaman, Bruno Hidalgo, Isaiah Jefferson, Erin Foley, angel,
FeaturedPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

In Episode 281, I talk with Ben Kahn, the creator/scripter of Heavenly Blues, coming soon from Scout Comics.

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Free Comic Book Day FCBD
Comics PortalFeaturedFree Comic Book DayOpinion

This year’s “Christmas in May” for comic book fans is now over, and it was a big success for many of us. Still, I believe some folks don’t quite understand what Free Comic Book Day is all about, so it didn’t work as well in some instances I heard about.

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Eclipse, Giovanni Timpano, Chris Northrup, Zack Kaplan, David Baxter, Bax, Rose Brandt, Celio, Image, Top Cow,
FeaturedPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

This week, in Episode 280, I talk with Zack Kaplan, the creator/scripter of a gripping series called Eclipse from Top Cow/Image Comics.

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free comic book day fcbd
Comics PortalDCFeaturedFree Comic Book DayMarvelOpinion

Where has this year gone? I mean, it seems like just last week I was talking about Free Comic Book Day 2016, and now the 2017 event is right on our doorstep!

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Valiant Comics, Dinesh Shamdasani, Daniel Kibblesmith, Quantum, Woody, Valiant High, X-O Manowar, Matt Kindt, Robert Venditti, Harbinger, C2E2, Ninjak, comixology
FeaturedPodcastValiant ComicsWayne's Comics Podcast

Episode 279 kicks off with my interview with Dinesh Shamdasani, Valiant’s CEO and Chief Creative Officer.

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C2E2comic conventionComics PortalFeaturedOpinion

Wayne Hall returns from C2E2 to share what he learned at the show, and what turned out to be valuable to fans.

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Scout Comics, Phillip Kennedy Johnson, music, comics, smoketown, Pennsylvania, crime drama, abuse, military
FeaturedPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

This week, in Episode 278, I talk with Phillip Kennedy Johnson, creator and writer of the series.

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Comics PortalFeaturedOpinion

I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve wretched about massive crossover events, particularly in Marvel. I mean, they’ve been dovetailing over each other for years. Guess the House of Ideas finally noticed that’s not quite the big thing it used to be! Marvel is now saying there will be no big events for 18 months after the upcoming Captain America-centric “Secret Empire” concludes.

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Wayne Hall, Wayne’s Comics, Scout Comics, Mindbender, Alexander, James Pruett, Federico De Luca, Brendan Deneen,
FeaturedPodcastWayne's Comics Podcast

I talk with James Pruett, creator and writer of the series, who also plays an important role in that comics company’s management.

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