13 Nov Issue #142 – “Animal Powers” (w/ J. Gonzo)
In this weeks issue we talk all about animal powers and the characters that have them!
Intro Music by Aaron Barry
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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
Meet J Gonzo
(5:55) What got J into comicbooks?
(8:20) Going to graphic design school and starting in advertising.
(12:07) Going to work for Todd McFarlane and getting into the industry.
(17:50) Going independent, luchadors, lucha libre, and Mexico.
(23:59) Be imaginative, curating the reality, and what’s next for La Mano del Destino.
(30:51) What is Gonzo currently reading? Do they reflect his personal goals?
(36:29) J’s history with B’Wana Beast.
(48:49) Is Buddy Baker on the same level as Swamp Thing regarding avatars?
(52:15) Any people with a wear-animal power set?
(57:37) Favorite Animal Man origin story?
(1:05:19) Vixen’s defining runs and stories.
(1:13:36) Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man
(1:17:24) Does Crimson Fox have ties to the red?
(1:22:11) The White God of Kilimanjaro and his less-racist follow-up?
(1:34:44) Is Beast Boy limited to Earth’s creatures?
(1:38:25) What animal should Vixen channel during “special time”?
(1:40:44) What are the difficulties being the artist on a series with a lot of animals?
(1:46:19) What role do mystical animals have in connection to the Red?
(1:55:40) Turbo and Ozone
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