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Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 67, Phoenix Comicon 2016

phoenix-comicon_0372aa37-5056-b3a8-49b1ff5a592f6baaIn which, Andrew celebrates his bachelor party in true geeky fashion at Phoenix Comicon 2016 with the Dude.  They discuss the growth of the convention in the past few years, unusual panels, awesome guests that they bumped into (including an unknown relative of Dude’s SO, and some cool board games that the guys got to play.  Mitch Gerads, the artist of Sheriff of Babylon, makes a surprise guest appearance introducing the show.

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Comic Diversity

To say I love comics is probably an understatement. It’s hard to believe I’ve only been reading them for the last nine years. Even in my short time as a comic fan, I’ve noticed that there has been a noticeable, and mostly positive change in the industry when it comes to the diversity of titles. To be clear, when I’m talking about diversity, I’m not talking about diversity among characters and those creating the comics (writers, artists, etc). While there has been some strides in that particular arena, there is certainly room for further improvement, and that’s a topic that deserves its own post. No, what I’m talking about is the fact that there are comics available to fit nearly any possible taste–nearly every genre is represented. We may not be in a comic book renaissance, but this is still a pretty awesome time to be a fan. Therefore, here are some of the best books I have found within various genres. Continue reading

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Therefore I Geek Podcast Episode 53, Mitch Gerads

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In which, our fearless heroes talk to Mitch Gerads, the artist of Sheriff of Babylon–our current favorite comic from Vertigo.  Mitch gives us the (incredibly compelling) story of how he started in graphic design and ended up living his dream as a comic artist.  We also talk life at Vertigo, working with Tom King, his own personal–kinda strange–process, and how much he likes his editor.

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Saturday Review | Sheriff of Babylon #2

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The Sheriff of Babylon (Vertigo)
Writing: Tom King
Art: Mitch Gerads

 

The highly anticipated second issue of Sheriff of Babylon is definitely a middle child.  This issue spends most of its time showing readers the frustrating reality that former police officer Christopher Henry faces as he tries to get answers from Iraqi nationals who hate Saddam Hussein and their American “liberators” equally. Continue reading

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