71 episodes

The Mother F**cker In A Cape podcast focuses on comic book creators, nerd activists and key figures from areas of geek culture that aren't often explored. We talk to some folks you haven't heard from, about shit you haven't heard them speak on, and figure out ways that we can all finish our art!

Hosted by R. Alan Brooks (writer & co-creator of The Burning Metronome comic book), MFIAC looks at where we can all fit in.

Mother F**ker in a Cape - Mutiny Comics Podcast R. Alan Brooks

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    • 5.0, 13 Ratings

The Mother F**cker In A Cape podcast focuses on comic book creators, nerd activists and key figures from areas of geek culture that aren't often explored. We talk to some folks you haven't heard from, about shit you haven't heard them speak on, and figure out ways that we can all finish our art!

Hosted by R. Alan Brooks (writer & co-creator of The Burning Metronome comic book), MFIAC looks at where we can all fit in.

    Star Trek Cats: The Journey of Jenny Parks!

    Star Trek Cats: The Journey of Jenny Parks!

    Jenny Parks, illustrator/creator of the "Star Trek Cats" books, talks about how she got started in art, at conventions, and eventually got her work published by Marvel Comics, as well as illustrating books that are licensed and approved by Paramount!


    Also, my graphic novel Kickstarter is still going on, and Jenny backed it!
    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/anguishgarden/anguish-garden-the-graphic-novel/description

    Free preview: https://imgur.com/a/3EGdlIB

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Music, Layouts & Ink - A Graphic Novel Comes to Life!

    Music, Layouts & Ink - A Graphic Novel Comes to Life!

    In this episode, I briefly interview 3 people creating art for Anguish Garden: Carl Carrell, who’s composing the musical score for the book, Kevin Caron, who’s doing all of the layouts, & Dailen Ogden, who doing all the pencil/ink work.

    We still need your help to get this book made!

    KS: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/anguishgarden/anguish-garden-the-graphic-novel/description


    Preview: https://imgur.com/a/3EGdlIB

    • 36 min
    White Guys Who Hate The Man!

    White Guys Who Hate The Man!

    Another classic 2016 episode: with Kevin Caron & Jake Fairly. (Kevin is now doing work on my new graphic novel, Anguish Garden!)

    They talk about why diverse viewpoints in comics are vital, and how they approach making their own comics!

    So check it out!

    Also, my Kickstarter begins this SUNDAY for Anguish Garden!

    Read the 7 page preview: https://imgur.com/a/3EGdlIB

    Back us on Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/anguishgarden/anguish-garden-the-graphic-novel

    • 51 min
    Horror & Education - Jan C.J. Jones

    Horror & Education - Jan C.J. Jones

    Jan C. J. Jones, the author of "A Journey With Strange Bedfellows", discusses how her graphic novel began as an audio drama, her past as a scientist, and how she came to read comic books as a child.

    At the end of this interview, you'll hear a sample of her audio drama, so check it out!

    Also, don't forget that my Kickstarter for Anguish Garden begins on 2/2/2020. You can check it out here:

    https://kickstarter.com/projects/anguishgarden/anguish-garden-the-graphic-novel

    • 1 hr 15 min
    The Making of A Comic Book - Anguish Garden

    The Making of A Comic Book - Anguish Garden

    I interview the artists working on my new graphic novel, Anguish Garden. Read a free preview here:

    https://imgur.com/a/3EGdlIB

    Kevin Caron (layout artist), Dailen Ogden (pencil/ink artist), and Sarah Menzel Trapl (color artist) all talk about their roles on this book, and the challenges that each type of art brings to the storytelling medium of graphic novels.

    We'll be Kickstarting this on 2/2/2020, so check it out:

    https://kickstarter.com/projects/anguishgarden/anguish-garden-the-graphic-novel

    • 1 hr 44 min
    The 4 Color Rainbow Pt. 2

    The 4 Color Rainbow Pt. 2

    Part 2 of this classic episode from 2017: my guests Melanie Gillman and Dylan Edwards discuss LGBTQIA issues in comics!

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

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13 Ratings

13 Ratings

B-Boy chi ,

Kamaal

I love it

A. Kimmey ,

Fun & Inspiring!

I love this podcast! R. Alan Brooks is a brilliant window into the rich and colorful world of independent comic book creators. He does an amazing job getting people to share their creative experience, and inspiring listeners to launch (and finish!) their own work.

Luda Love ,

Great!

R. Alan Brooks conducts great interviews- they are intellectually stimulating and funny.

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