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Hear people share their passions and geek out about their favourite stories. The word ‘geek’ comes with a stereotype, let’s look beyond that and hear from the real people.

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    • Society & Culture

Hear people share their passions and geek out about their favourite stories. The word ‘geek’ comes with a stereotype, let’s look beyond that and hear from the real people.

    Spotlight: The ADHD Cast Featuring MC LARS and Schaffer the Darklord

    Spotlight: The ADHD Cast Featuring MC LARS and Schaffer the Darklord

    Whilst we may not have any of our own episodes coming out, some of our friends are producing amazing content. So please listen to this wonderful episode from Tony Farina, then subscribe to Comics in Motion!
    This week on the ADHD cast, Tony is joined by Nerdcore rappers MC Lars and Schaffer the Darklord to discuss their new Disney inspired album 999.

    The album is dope. The rhymes are tight. The three of them had a glorious night…talking.

    Check out MC Lars previous appearance on Indie Comics Spotlight

    Watch Schaffer channel MCA. Try not to cry.

    Is Schaffer in a David Lynch movie? Maybe.
    Is Space Game the best Lars song? Yes. 

    • 31 min
    Zach Weinersmith on Bea Wolf

    Zach Weinersmith on Bea Wolf

    In this episode, we hear from cartoonist, writer and do-er of many things, Zach Weinersmith.
    Zach gives us an insight into his latest creation, Bea Wolf, a graphic novel retelling of Beowulf. Zach shares some of the thought processes behind the project and how it came into creation.We explore the ideas behind some of his other works, including a sneak peek at an upcoming project.And as is traditional, we take a look back into his past, where do his geek culture roots lay and how did he become the successful cartoonist we know him as today.Bea Wolf is available now! You're guaranteed to enjoy it!Find out where to get it at http://beawolfbook.com/
    Find more from Zach on his Twitter https://twitter.com/ZachWeinerAnd of course at his ongoing webcomic, Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal https://www.smbc-comics.com/You can support him on his Patreon https://www.patreon.com/ZachWeinersmithAnd don't forget to look out for all his other books, including his work with his partner Kelly Weinersmith
    Contact the show on our social media https://twitter.com/eraofgeek or https://superdummy.co.uk/geekPlease leave a review on your podcatching app if available, or review us on https://podchaser.com/eraofgeek
    Creators & Guests

    'Superdummy' Paul - Host
    Zach Weinersmith - Guest

    • 1 hr 7 min
    James Kochalka On Glork Patrol

    James Kochalka On Glork Patrol

    In this episode, we hear from writer and artist James Kochalka.
    James shares how he started on his own comic reading journey, through to becoming the artist and creator we know him as.A prolific creator and entertainer of all, James has had wonderful success that allows him to stretch his creative muscles. We hear how it al happened, leading up to his latest book, Glork Patrol book three: Glork Patrol and the Magic Robot, available now!https://www.topshelfcomix.com/catalog/glork-patrol-book-3-glork-patrol-and-the-magic-robot/1091
    Find James on social media:https://twitter.com/the_kochalkahttps://www.instagram.com/kochalka/https://kochalka.bandcamp.com/
    And check out his game!http://glorkianwarrior.com/
    Contact the show on our social media https://twitter.com/eraofgeek or https://superdummy.co.uk/geekPlease leave a review on your podcatching app if available, or review us on https://podchaser.com/eraofgeek
    Creators & Guests

    'Superdummy' Paul - Host
    James Kochalka - Guest

    • 45 min
    Norman Shurtliff and Skull Cat

    Norman Shurtliff and Skull Cat

    In this episode, we hear from writer and artist Norman Shurtliff.
    Norman shares his creative journey, from early explorations into geek culture and art through to his current success.We discuss his latest book, Skull Cat and the Curious Castle, available now.https://www.topshelfcomix.com/catalog/skull-cat-book-one-skull-cat-and-the-curious-castle/1089
    Norman shares with us his influences, ideals and passions as we explore why the book is so good and definitely worth buying!
    Find Norman on social media:https://www.facebook.com/squidmantis/https://twitter.com/SquidMantis https://www.instagram.com/squidmantis/
    and his website:http://normanshurtliff.com/
    Find out more about the book at https://www.topshelfcomix.com/catalog/skull-cat-book-one-skull-cat-and-the-curious-castle/1089
    Contact the show on our social media https://twitter.com/eraofgeek or https://superdummy.co.uk/geekPlease leave a review on your podcatching app if available, or review us on https://podchaser.com/eraofgeek
    Creators & Guests

    'Superdummy' Paul - Host
    Norman Shurtliff - Guest

    • 54 min
    Breath of Shadows w/ Rich Douek & Alex Cormack

    Breath of Shadows w/ Rich Douek & Alex Cormack

    In this episode, we hear from the amazing creative duo Rich Douek and Alex Cormack.
    They both share their journey, from early influences and where they first started to geek out about things, to how they got started creating their own content.We pick up their journey working with Comix Tribe ( https://www.comixtribe.com/ ) and heading towards their first collaboration, Road of Bones ( https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/45432184 ) a horror book which immediately received critical acclaim. They then wasted no time in bringing about their next book which gained similar success, Sea of Sorrows ( https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/56929592 ). Now our eager waiting has come to an end as the first issue of their next project, Breath of Shadows ( https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/75505993 ) has hit the shelves.
    Join us as we learn more about their process and influences, as well as gaining a sneak peek behind the scenes as to how two amazing creators work so well together. Their work compliments each other so well, it's hard to believe it all happened by chance.
    Have a listen and pick up your copy now!
    Find more from Rich:Twitter: https://twitter.com/rdouekInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/rdouek/& his website: http://www.rdouek.com/
    Find more from Alex:Twitter: https://twitter.com/AlexCormack4Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alexcormack& his website: https://sites.google.com/view/alex-cormack-illustrator
    Contact the show on our social media https://twitter.com/eraofgeek or https://superdummy.co.uk/geekPlease leave a review on your podcatching app if available, or review us on https://podchaser.com/eraofgeek
    Creators & Guests

    'Superdummy' Paul - Host
    Rich Douek - Guest
    Alex Cormack - Guest

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Storytelling with Ms Tonya Todd

    Storytelling with Ms Tonya Todd

    In this episode, we hear from podcaster, writer and actress, Tonya Todd.
    Tonya shares with us her love of storytelling in all its many forms. Whether it's anime, comic books, the written word, theatre, movies or music.We explore some of the interconnecting links between them and how they speak to her. As we explore how Tonya has grown her career through hard work, we also look at the connections to her passions and interests. It sometimes brings frustrations, but how does she keep the love alive?
    Find more from Tonya at their website http://www.mstonyatodd.com/and social mediahttps://www.facebook.com/tonya.todd.9440/https://twitter.com/MsTonyaToddhttps://www.instagram.com/mstonyatodd/
    And find her podcast '52 Love' available on your favourite podcast catchers or at https://www.youtube.com/c/The52LovePodcast
    If you find yourself in the Atlanta area on May 5th 2023, Tonya is teaching at the Atlanta Writers Conference, details and registration at https://atlantawritersconference.com/registration/
    Contact the show on our social media https://twitter.com/eraofgeek or https://superdummy.co.uk/geekPlease leave a review on your podcatching app if available, or review us at https://podchaser.com/eraofgeek
    Creators & Guests

    'Superdummy' Paul - Host
    Tonya Todd - Guest

    • 55 min

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