Written, produced and hosted by Joe Stuber, award-winning producer and lifelong comic book fan. In his guise as Stuberman, Joe has created the first podcast devoted exclusively to in-depth interviews with the legendary talents (actors, writers, producers, directors and more) who have brought comic book properties to life on TV, Broadway, film, video games, live events and beyond!
#339: Donovan Scott joins me to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Popeye!
Directed by Spielberg! Directed by Anthony Perkins in a Psycho flick! Directed by Zemeckis in a Back to the Future film! And – Sweethaven resident directed by Robert Altman. Brilliant actor Donovan Scott has just about done it all and he’s here to help me celebrate the 40th anniversary of the feature film Popeye, where he brought the iconic Thimble Theatre character Castor Oyl to life on the big screen!Photo courtesy Donovan ScottImages TM & copyright © King Features Syndicate, Paramount/CBS, Marvel Comics
#338: Alan Dean Foster – legendary science fiction author on Star Trek and Star Wars!
Legendary science fiction author Alan Dean Foster joins me to talk about his time in the world of Star Trek adapting the animated series into prose, bringing Power Records stories to life, and developing the story for Star Trek: The Motion Picture. PLUS – we’ll spend some time in a galaxy far, far away to talk about ghost writing the original Star Wars novelization, writing the follow-up adventure Splinter of the Mind’s Eye, and I’ll get Alan’s thoughts on the latest Star Wars sequels!Photo courtesy Alan Dean FosterImages TM & copyright © Lucasfilm, ParamountAlan’s websiteAlan Dean Foster Fan Page on FacebookStuff you heard on the show:Order Marc Cushman’s Star Trek books from Jacobs/Brown Media GroupIndyCast 300th episode round tableComic Book Central official YouTube channel
#337: Star Trek author Marc Cushman returns to talk Trek in the 70s!
Star Trek talk this week with author and TV historian Marc Cushman! Marc returns to the Lair at warp speed to chat about his latest “These Are the Voyages” Trek tomes highlighting the rise of Star Trek fandom in the 70s leading up to the classic film – Star Trek: The Motion Picture!Photo courtesy Marc CushmanBook images TM & copyright © Jacobs/Brown Media GroupOrder Marc’s books from Jacobs/Brown Media GroupMarc’s websiteComic Book Central official YouTube channel
#336: Pinar Toprak – soundtrack composer for Krypton, Captain Marvel, and Stargirl!
She composes the soundtracks for superheroes! Pinar Toprak drops by to talk about her recent Emmy nom for McMillions, and how a tryout for Wonder Woman led to super soundtracks for Captain Marvel, Krypton, and Stargirl!Photo courtesy Pinar ToprakImages TM & copyright © Warner Bros., Marvel Pinar’s official websiteFollow Pinar on TwitterFollow Pinar on InstagramStargirl soundtrack from Watertower MusicComic Book Central official YouTube channel
#335: Joel McHale – from stand-up to superhero as Starman on Stargirl!
From stand-up to superhero – the fantastically funny Joel McHale can do it all! Joel drops by to chat about his heroic role as Starman on the hit series Stargirl, but we also find time to talk about his comedic influences, sports, The Soup, game shows old and new, medical advice during the pandemic, oh – and the time he met Spider-Man!Photo courtesy Joel McHaleImages TM & copyright © Warner Bros., DC ComicsFollow Joel on TwitterFollow Joel on Instagram“Like” Joel on Facebook
#334: Maria Canals-Barrera, Hawkgirl from the DC animated universe!
Closing out “TerrifiCon at Home” with the voice of Hawkgirl from Justice League, Maria Canals-Barrera! Maria joins me on the 80th anniversary of the character to talk about channeling her own upbringing to bring Hawkgirl to life. PLUS – Maria chats about being directed by Burt Reynolds, Henry Winkler, AND Tom Hanks, appearing on The Big Bang Theory, and what she learned about parenting from the set of Wizards of Waverly Place!Photo courtesy Maria Canals-BarreraImages TM & copyright © Warner Bros.Follow Maria on TwitterFollow Maria on Instagram“Like” Maria on FacebookStuff you heard on the show:TerrifiConComic Book Central official YouTube channel