That's The Issue

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Synopsis

The best way to get to know someone is through the things that they love. Each episode Matt Lune will be talking with guests about the comic books that are important to them; could be the first they read or the first they loved; the one they always go back to or the one that makes them laugh, or cry or all of the above! For whatever reason, if that issue is important to them, Thats The Issue we'll talk about!

Episodes

  • The History of Animation, with Fred Van Lente

    The History of Animation, with Fred Van Lente

    03/03/2020 Duration: 46min

    Welcome to That’s The Issue! I’m Matt Lune, and I’ll be joined every episode by guests to discuss their love of comics by looking at the comics they love. Today on the show, I'm joined by writer Fred Van Lente ( “Amazing Spider-Man” “Archer and Armstrong” “The Comic Book History of Comics”) to talk about his new Kickstarter with artist Ryan Dunlavey, “The Comic Book History of Animation!” We discuss the early days of animation in Hollywood, finding the human stories within the history, the hidden figures behind the legends, and so much more! Support That's The Issue by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thatstheissue Find out more at https://thatstheissue.pinecast.co This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

  • Exploring Tartarus, with Johnnie Christmas and Jack T Cole

    Exploring Tartarus, with Johnnie Christmas and Jack T Cole

    19/02/2020 Duration: 46min

    Today on the show, I'm joined by Johnnie Christmas and Jack T. Cole, the writer and artist behind the new Image Comics series Tartarus! We discuss the ins and outs of their working relationship, the process of building a world, and much much more! Support That's The Issue by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thatstheissue Find out more at https://thatstheissue.pinecast.co This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

  • That’s The Issue Podcast: Legacies and Influences, with Matt Kindt and Kelly Kanayama

    That’s The Issue Podcast: Legacies and Influences, with Matt Kindt and Kelly Kanayama

    04/02/2020 Duration: 01h21min

    On this week's episode, I'm joined by writer and creator Matt Kindt, and comics journalist Kelly Kanayama to discuss the importance of influences on a creators work, as well as the legacy that creators leave behind. Support That's The Issue by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thatstheissue Find out more at https://thatstheissue.pinecast.co This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

  • Never Getting Bored, with Ted Brandt and Ro Stein

    Never Getting Bored, with Ted Brandt and Ro Stein

    21/01/2020 Duration: 59min

    On this week's episode I'm joined by the art team behind the Image Comics series Crowded, Ted Brandt and Ro Stein. On the show we discuss their artistic process, their inspirations, how their approach to their art is evolving over time, and the things they do to keep their work interesting. We also discuss their favorite comics. For Ted, it’s “Never as Bad as you Think” by Stuart and Kathryn Immonen, and for Ro it’s “The Adventure Zone vol 1: Here There be Gerblins” by the McElroys. Support That's The Issue by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thatstheissue Find out more at https://thatstheissue.pinecast.co This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

  • That’s The Issue Podcast: From Zines to the Screen, with Aditya Bidikar and Alice Castle

    That’s The Issue Podcast: From Zines to the Screen, with Aditya Bidikar and Alice Castle

    10/12/2019 Duration: 01h05min

    On this week's episode I'm joined by letterer and writer Aditya Bidikar and critic and writer Alice Castle to discuss the comics they love! Along the way, we talk about, well, everything about comics! From making zines all the way through to adapting your work for the big screen. Join us! Support That's The Issue by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thatstheissue Find out more at https://thatstheissue.pinecast.co This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

  • Getting Yourself Out There, with Sarah Wray and Katriona Chapman

    Getting Yourself Out There, with Sarah Wray and Katriona Chapman

    26/11/2019 Duration: 50min

    Today on the show I'm joined by freelance editor and marketer Sarah Wray, and marketer and comics creator Katriona Chapman to talk about their experiences at this year's Thought Bubble festival both as representatives of publishers like Avery Hill and Liminal 11 and - in Kat's case - a creator of her own work. Join us! Support That's The Issue by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thatstheissue Find out more at https://thatstheissue.pinecast.co This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

  • Comics and Social Justice, with Kayleigh Hearn and Henry Barajas

    Comics and Social Justice, with Kayleigh Hearn and Henry Barajas

    12/11/2019 Duration: 53min

    On this week's episode, I'm joined by the reviews manager from Women Write About Comics, Kayleigh Hearn, and the creator of the upcoming La Voz de M. A. Y. O Tata Rambo, Henry Barajas, to discuss the importance of social justice in comics, and the books important to them. Join us! Support That's The Issue by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thatstheissue Find out more at https://thatstheissue.pinecast.co This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

  • Spooks and Signs, with Kyle Starks and Jake Hill

    Spooks and Signs, with Kyle Starks and Jake Hill

    29/10/2019 Duration: 01h18min

    This episode is a Halloween Special! Joining me for this very spooky episode is Kyle Starks ("Sexcastle," "Rick and Morty," "Assassin Nation") and Multiversity's own Jake Hill (Mutantversity) to discuss their favorite horror comics! Along the way, we talk about Kyle's new Kickstarter book "Old Head," our joint love for "Locke & Key," the works of Emily Carroll and Junji Ito, and the many reasons why Kyle loves the movies of M. Night Shyamalan (especially Signs). Join us! Support That's The Issue by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thatstheissue Find out more at https://thatstheissue.pinecast.co This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

  • LIVE: Comics and Conventions, with Peter Burke and John Higgins

    LIVE: Comics and Conventions, with Peter Burke and John Higgins

    15/10/2019 Duration: 49min

    This week’s episode is a live recording from the Birmingham based comics convention Not Another Comic-Con that I was invited to record back in August. I’m joined by Peter Burke, who’s the founder and organizer of the convention, and John Higgins, an industry legend who’s been a writer and artist on books like "2000AD" and "Rajorjack," as well as being the colorist on books like "Watchmen" and "The Killing Joke." Support That's The Issue by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thatstheissue Find out more at https://thatstheissue.pinecast.co This podcast is powered by Pinecast.

  • Exploring a Fictional World, with Mary Puppo and Mark Romero

    Exploring a Fictional World, with Mary Puppo and Mark Romero

    01/10/2019 Duration: 01h06min

    Joining me on this week's episode is Mary Puppo and Mark Romero of Attic Door Media to discuss their successful Kickstarter for "Incident Report" #1! This debut issue serves as an entry point into a whole fictional world that Mary, Mark and their friend Brian Sippin have been invested in for many years. This is in part thanks to their regular tabletop RPG games in which they first forged this new superhero universe. We discuss what it's like to make the transition from the tabletop to the page, as well as the ins and outs of "Incident Report" #1 and its Kickstarter campaign. We also deep dive into the books that Mary and Mark love. For Mary, it's Gail Simone's New 52 run on "Batgirl," and for Mark it's "Copperhead" from Image Comics. Join us! Support That's The Issue by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thatstheissue Find out more at https://thatstheissue.pinecast.co

  • The Wicked + The Divine Debrief, with Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie

    The Wicked + The Divine Debrief, with Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie

    17/09/2019 Duration: 01h09min

    On this episode, I'm joined by two of the creators of "The Wicked + The Divine" - Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie - to discuss the end of an era. WicDiv first started in 2014, and over the last five years has captivated fans with its exploration of fame, religion, self-image, celebrity, and the inevitability of death. Join us as we take a look back over the series, from its origins all the way through to its bittersweet final issue. We'll also talk about how this series has affected its creators and how they feel now that it's all over. Support That's The Issue by donating to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thatstheissue Find out more at https://thatstheissue.pinecast.co

  • Weird Fiction, with Lonnie Nadler and Jenna Cha

    Weird Fiction, with Lonnie Nadler and Jenna Cha

    03/09/2019 Duration: 01h42min

    On this episode, I'm joined by Lonnie Nadler and Jenna Cha to discuss their new series "Black Stars Above," as well as the weird fiction that influenced their craft. For Lonnie, it's "Providence" by Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows, and for Jenna, it's "Uzumaki" by Junji Ito. Along the way, we also talk about the recipe for good horror, how influntial horror movies can be, the use of creating horror as a form of therapy and catharsis, and much more! Support That's The Issue by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thatstheissue Find out more at https://thatstheissue.pinecast.co

  • Lost in Translation, with Meredith McClaren and Steve Lacey

    Lost in Translation, with Meredith McClaren and Steve Lacey

    20/08/2019 Duration: 01h05min

    On this week's episode, I'm joined by the creator of the upcoming "Super Fun Sexy Times" Meredith McClaren and co-host of the Fantasticast podcast Steve Lacey, to talk about their love of comics from far and wide. For Steve, it's one of the first comics he ever read: "Asterix in Belgium," and for Meredith, it's one of her favorite Shojo Manga: "From Far Away." Along the way, we'll discuss the good and bad things about reading translated works, the ways in which humor and emotion span all languages, and how to properly convey tricky subjects such as sexuality and relationships for modern audiences. All this and much more! Support That's The Issue by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thatstheissue Find out more at https://thatstheissue.pinecast.co

  • Honesty and Vulnerability, with Nola Pfau and Lucy Sullivan

    Honesty and Vulnerability, with Nola Pfau and Lucy Sullivan

    06/08/2019 Duration: 01h19min

    On this episode, Matt is joined by Nola Pfau ("Bun & Tea," Editor in Chief of Women Write About Comics) and Lucy Sullivan ("Barking") to discuss the idea of honesty in comics. Honesty both in the story being told and in the intentions of the creator. Along the way, we talk about Nola's story in the Kickstarter "Bun & Tea," Lucy's upcoming graphic novel "Barking" from Unbound, and the comics they love. For Nola, it's "Uncanny X-Men" #173, by Chris Claremont, Paul Smith, Bob Wiacek, Glynis Wein, and Tom Orzechowski, and for Lucy, it's Domu: A Child's Dream, by Katsuhiro Otomo. Support That's The Issue by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thatstheissue Find out more at https://thatstheissue.pinecast.co

  • Theatricality and Comics, with Dan Watters and Matt Ligeti

    Theatricality and Comics, with Dan Watters and Matt Ligeti

    23/07/2019 Duration: 01h01min

    On this episode, Matt is joined by Dan Watters ("Limbo," "Deep Roots") and Matt Ligeti (Comicbookyeti.com) to discuss the drama, the poetry and the theatrics of comic books. We take a close look at the upcoming "Coffin Bound" #1, by Dan Watters, Dani, Brad Simpson, and Aditya Bidikar, and discuss the formative comic books of both Dan and Matt. All this and much more! Support That's The Issue by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thatstheissue Find out more at https://thatstheissue.pinecast.co

  • Serialized Mythology, with Tiffany Babb and Ram V

    Serialized Mythology, with Tiffany Babb and Ram V

    09/07/2019 Duration: 01h07min

    On this episode, Matt is joined by writers Tiffany Babb (“Panel x Panel,” Shelfdust) and Ram V (“Paradiso,” “These Savage Shores”) to explore the idea of superheroes as mythology. We’ll be talking about how these larger than life figures evolve and grow over time due to the nature of serialized storytelling. We’ll also be discussing the comics that they love. For Ram, it’s Darwyn Cooke’s wonderful rendition of “Richard Stark’s Parker: The Score,” and for Tiffany, it’s Marvel’s “Journey into Mystery” #645, which rounds off Kieron Gillen’s Young Loki saga. Support That's The Issue by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thatstheissue Find out more at https://thatstheissue.pinecast.co

  • Feeding the Fame Monster, with Mags Visaggio

    Feeding the Fame Monster, with Mags Visaggio

    25/06/2019 Duration: 53min

    On this episode of the show, Matt is joined by writer Mags Visaggio to talk about her new series "Marilyn Manor" as well as the nature of fame, the gift and the curse of being in the spotlight. There's also talk of Grant Morrison's career, working through your therapy on the page, and much more! Support That's The Issue by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thatstheissue Find out more at https://thatstheissue.pinecast.co

  • Capturing an Era, with Sina Grace and Joe Glass

    Capturing an Era, with Sina Grace and Joe Glass

    11/06/2019 Duration: 01h21min

    On this episode, Matt Lune is joined by Sina Grace (Jughead's Time Police, Ice Man) and Joe Glass (The Pride) to discuss the comics that redefined their teenage years. For Sina, it's Ghostworld by Daniel Clowes, and for Joe, it's Generation X by Scott Lobdell and Chris Bachalo. Join us! Support That's The Issue by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thatstheissue Find out more on the That's The Issue website.

  • Colors and Letters, with Triona Farrell and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou

    Colors and Letters, with Triona Farrell and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou

    28/05/2019 Duration: 01h08min

    On this week's show, Matt is joined by colorist and illustrator Triona Farrell (Crowded, West Coast Avengers) and writer and letterer Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou to discuss the importance of colors and letters in comic books. Triona's book choice is Crowded by Chris Sebela, Ro Stein, Ted Brandt, and Triona Farrell. Hass's book choice is Criminal by Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips, and Jacob Phillips. Support That's The Issue by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thatstheissue Find out more on the That's The Issue website.

  • Formative Comic Book Memories, with Claire Napier and Al Kennedy

    Formative Comic Book Memories, with Claire Napier and Al Kennedy

    14/05/2019 Duration: 01h29min

    On this episode, I'm joined by Claire Napier (Women Write About Comics, Comics MNT, Shelfdust) and Al Kennedy (House to Astonish podcast) to talk about the comics they loved as children. For Al, it's Chris Claremont and Jim Lee's "X-Men" #2, and for Claire, it's the British comics magazine "Bunty." Support That's The Issue by donating to the tip jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/thatstheissue Find out more on the That's The Issue website.

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