Comics Podcasts and Features

Podcasts

Drawing a Dialogue
is a podcast discussing comics in historical + educational contexts by Cathy G. Johnson + e jackson.

The Comics Alternative Podcast
A weekly podcast focusing on the world of alternative, independent, and primarily non-superhero comics

Put A Blurb On It
"is where Ardo and Yash chat about all things related to books and comics. They interview industry folks and occasionally play games."

 

Inkstuds
"Hosted by Robin McConnell and rotated cast of sidekicks, Inkstuds explores the underbelly of the comic world, interviewing some of today’s top creators. Inkstuds focuses on underground and indy comix from publishers like Fantagraphics, Top Shelf, Drawn and Quarterly and more."

Graphic Medicine Podcast
A podcast about the role that comics can play in the study and delivery of healthcare.

The Sidekick Podcast
"Comic books, kaiju, & other things nerd! Hosted by Matt, Chris, & Friends"

The Comic Book Workshop
A Podcast all about making comics - with in-depth discussions on craft, and interviews with creators ranging from A-List to Small Press and everything in between.

 

Mangasplaining

Created by Deb Aoki, David Brothers, Christopher Butcher, and Chip Zdarsky/Steven Murray. Edited by David Brothers.

AskBiGrlz
an advice podcast starring
MariNaomi and Myriam Gurba "both authors, visual artists, and
community organizers who have won some awards and stuff. They also
both happen to be bisexual, bi-racial/cultural, and share a penchant for puns."

Blind Panels
The inclusive geek podcast, created by Comics Empower, the comic book store for the blind.

Speech Bubble Podcast
"The podcast that goes one-on-one with the writers, artists, retailers, publishers, critics and journalists inside the Toronto comic book scene.. Available  on Apple Podcast, Spotify, Stitcher, Google Play or wherever you get your podcast needs met. Follow @speechbubblepod everywhere. Get in touch if you review them on Apple Podcast and get a free comic.  speechbubblepod@gmail.com"

Radio Free Krypton
Hosts Justin Chandler, Jacob Dubé and Mitchell Thompson interview comic creators and talk comics. Broadcast on CJRU 1280 AM in Toronto.

Comics Manifest Podcast
"a podcast that interviews amazing and influential creators in comics. Guests share their creative journey, express what excites them today, share their worst creative moment and most memorable successes."

Comics Verse
"We use comics' platform to discuss social issues and promote acceptance and tolerance."

Graphic Policy Podcast
"Each week Graphic Policy hits the airwaves to talk comics, movies, and television, all with a mix of politics thrown in. You don’t have to listen to the on demand archive though. You can catch each episode LIVE when they air each Monday at 10pm ET."

 

Read and Distribute
Exploring zine culture, DIY makers, and the independent arts. From Broken Pencil Magazine.

For creators. "Andy J. Pizza is here to help you find your creative gift, develop it and connect it to the audience that needs it most. Creative Pep Talk will put the pep in your step that you need to keep going and find your creative career breakthrough."

Off Panel
"A weekly interview show where host David Harper welcomes guests from comics and beyond to talk the stories behind what they do."

Podcast The Animated Series
"The AID (Adventures in Design) Network podcast where two grown men watch cartoons with friends and try to decide if our childhoods really did suck."

Comic Lab
"The podcast about making comics, and making a living from comics! If you loved Webcomics Weekly, you're gonna love this show: It's half shop-talk, half how-to, and half friendship. WE SQUEEZED IN THREE HALVES. It's tips and tricks and all the joys of cartooning as a pro."

Comics Podcast Network
"The Comics Podcast network is a collection of comics book podcasters, looking to assist and spread the word of our fellow podcasters in any way, shape or form." So, DOZENS more podcasts related to comics!

Process Party
"Study Group Comics has a podcast! Join hosts Zack Soto (Secret Voice, Power Button) & Mike Dawson (Rules For Dating My Daughter, Troop 142) as they discuss their own creative processes, comic art, family life, and a ton of other stuff."

Panel Culture Podcast
"Brought to you by Charles, Owen, and George, Panel Culture is a comics podcast for and by comics lovers."

Make it then tell everybody
"I’m interested in the way that comic artists work, what they think about the process of making comics and how they go about making a living from that."

Features on Comics

Superheroes to call our own
CBC Digital Archives: "Many people know the role Canadian-born, and U.S.-raised, artist Joe Shuster played in the creation of Superman. But fewer are aware of our own home grown heroes, The Canadian Whites, a lineup of comics written, drawn and published by Canadians in the 1940s."

The Secret Life of Canada S3 episode: Crash Course on Superheroes!
"From Captain Newfoundland to Shaman and Alpha Flight, what can some of the most iconic Indigenous and Canadian Superheroes tell us about our history? Turns out, quite a lot."

Library and Archives Canada Episode 22 Guardians of the North: Comic Books in Canada
"In this episode, we speak with comic book historians Hope Nicholson and Rachel Richey about their work and LAC’s role in it. We also talk to special collections librarian Meaghan Scanlon who takes us deep into the comic book collection, and tells us what can be found there and online."

Noah Van Sciver YouTube comics videos
"The video channel of Noah Van Sciver; cartoonist, illustrator, graphic novelist, award and accolade collector." Features really great interviews with cartoonists and insight into making comics.

"On WednesdayNightReviews, we examine the most recent comics, graphic novels, books, games, TV series, or movies that involve your favourite heroes! Your host, Konrad, has read thousands of comics and graphic novels over the last 20 years. For the last 5 years he has reviewed comics with DCComicNews.com where he has also had the pleasure of interviewing some of your favorite writes and artists!"

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