Pop Culture Hounding Joe Michael Straczynski

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TerminatorSalvation2by Chris Thompson

Following on from last week's very special new year podcast with the amazing Gerard Way (which you can still listen to here) – I'm pleased to present this new episode recorded live, right here in London, with one of my favourite writers J. Michael Straczynski, otherwise known as JMS!

Joe and I discuss the many and varied comic projects he has going on at the moment, including Terminator for Dark Horse Comics, Twilight Zone for Dynamite Entertainment, and his continuing work on the Joe's Comics imprint with Image Comics (Ten Grand, Sidekick, Protectors Inc.)

We also discuss his background with comics, what made him become a writer, the pitfalls and challenges he's faced along the way, and why it's important to reinvent yourself and your work. It's a fascinating glimpse into the mind and process of the man who created Babylon 5 and who, at one time or another, has worked with every major character at the Big Two.

To get in touch, send feedback or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. And if you missed last week's episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes. You can also support the Pop Culture Hound podcast by clicking here to make a donation. Your contributions are greatly appreciated and will help us maintain the site, get new equipment, and encourage us to keep going on those cold lonely nights.

Chris Thompson Twitter: @popculturehound
Orbital Comics' website: www.orbitalcomics.com

JMS' Twitter: @straczynski
Studio JMS website: studiojms.com

About Rich Johnston

Head writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world. Living in London, father of two. Political cartoonist.

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