28 Jul Issue #258 – “Liam Sharp” (w/ Liam Sharp)
This week we talk all about the DC Comics work of Liam Sharp! To discuss the stories and characters and art of Liam Sharp, we are joined by a very special guest: artist, writer, and prolific comic creator…Liam Sharp (@LiamRSharp)!
Intro Music by Aaron Barry
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SHOW NOTES (courtesy of Josh Gill)
Welcome Liam Sharp!
(0:57) A very decisive vote in Liam’s favor
(1:41) How did Liam break in as an artist and creator?
(8:44) The Liam Sharp style versus the ability to adapt art styles
(12:22) What character did Liam dream of working on?
(15:22) Would Liam have done any earlier work differently looking back now?
(20:24) Which published was Liam’s favorite to work with?
(27:52) Which character/creators got Liam into comics?
(39:47) What was it like joining Batman: Reptilian after Steve Dillon’s passing?
(47:50) Favorite non-comic artist influences?
(56:03) Advice for a beginner artist?
(1:05:29) Favorite variant or regular cover?
(1:12:02) What was the process like for bringing Celtic mythology to the forefront?
(1:23:27) Liam’s top three favorite artists in comics.
(1:26:16) Was there a moment where Liam saw his work cross from good to exceptional?
Guess the Character!
(1:37:49) Intense shoulder pads
(1:38:59) Black metal band eye makeup
(1:40:27) Wrinkly ridge head
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