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.