Hey there! In this week's episode of the Drawn to Comics podcast. we look at Variant covers! Do they really benefit comic book sales? Are readers really scrambling for them? Russ asks Ken questions, to get a comic retailer's perspective. His answers may surprise you! His analogies certainly will! Follow Russ on Instagram @amazingazcomics, and Ken @drawntocomics.
In this weeks episode of the Drawn to Comics podcast. Russ and Ken explore recent speculations that Marvel Comics' declining sales are the result of its new, diverse superheroes. Are fans really not interested in younger, multicultural characters? Are retailers doing everything they can to promote these comics? Will traditionalism sink the industry . . . or save it? Listen to a retailer and longtime reader tackle the issues!
On this weeks ep of Drawn to Comics Podcast Russ and Ken chat with Phoenix-based comics self-publisher Wayne Gardiner, creator of Knightingail, The Purifires, and more. Some may find Wayne's unique approach to self-publishing controversial, but it is undeniably effective. Hear his origin story as a fanboy, and how early trips to San Diego Comic Con turned him into a mover and shaker in indie comics.
This week on the Drawn to Comics Podcast, Russ explains how "Power Rangers" gave him hope for "Justice League," and Ken reveals how a recent trip to Los Angeles reignited his passion for pricing trends in comics. How are back issues priced? Is the Internet REALLY the more competitive option? It's insider talk only a retailer and creator can offer!
On this episode, the Drawn to Comics Podcast overcomes the weather delay of this week's new releases! Russ pleads with Archie Comics not to adapt the CW's Riverdale into an ongoing series, and Ken anticipates Logan, in theaters this Friday. Will Hugh Jackman finally put on the pointy Wolverine mask -- and just what are those points for?