CCL Podcast #296 – Comic Book Biographies

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Collected Comics Library Podcast #296 28,172Kb; 28m 08s I’ve read scores of hardcovers and trade paperbacks over the years. Countless character moments and story lines, too. But what about the men (and women) behind the comics that we pick up every Wednesday? Where do the ideas or artistic…

When Trades Collide: Fantagraphics and IDW

It’s nothing big but it caught my eye nonetheless. Both Fantagraphics and IDW are publishing retrospectives on the work of Alex Toth. November 2010 (moved from October 2010) IDW Publishing -¬†Genius, Isolated: The Life And Art Of Alex Toth by Dean Mullaney and Bruce Canwell, $49.99 January 2011 (moved from October 2010) Fantagraphics -¬†Setting the…

CCL Podcast #259 – Steve Ditko Part 4 – Interview with Craig Yoe, Art of Ditko

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Collected Comics Library Podcast #259 44,305Kb; 47m 09s This is my Fifth Anniverasry of the Collected Comics Library Podcast! Thanks to everyone who as supported me over the years! In the fourth installment of the Steve Ditko career retrospective, I chat with comic book historian, Craig Yoe about…

CCL Podcast #258 – Steve Ditko Part 3 – Back To Marvel and Independent Work 1979-2010

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Collected Comics Library Podcast #258 26,884Kb; 28m 34s In the third installment of the Steve Ditko career retrospective, Ditko goes back to Marvel Comics to work on Machine Man and The Micronauts. He also works with Pacific Comics, Eclipse Comics, Dark Horse and Fantagraphics. all for a very…