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Motherbox™

Trapped in a world he never made, Dan Shahin was abducted and put to work writing comic book trivia questions for the enigmatic overlord known only as the Voice Of God. Each show pits comic book enthusiasts from around the multiverse against each other to determine who will claim the ultimate No-Prize and emerge victorious from the hyper-dimensional construct known far and wide as the Motherbox!

Whammy graphics by Peter Bagge are Copyright 2021 Peter Bagge Motherbox icon design copyright 2021 by Rick Veitch

Music: 70's Cop Podcast Soundtrack By MacPavisho is licensed under a Creative Commons License.

Copyright 2021 Dan Shahin Consulting Inc

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We will talk to longtime indy cartoonist and publisher Ben Dunn about his career, Ninja High School, Antarctic Press and about the new Netflix adaptation of Warrior Nun!

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Dan will talk to rising Indy cartoonist Tony Fero about his love of reading and making comics. Tony will also step into the new and improved Motherbox™ and put his comics trivia knowledge to the test!

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Dan will be joined by cartoonist and Frank Miller aficionado Dan Fraga to discuss his controversial book Holy Terror and how it could have an effect on his legacy as a cartoonist.

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Dan will talk to cartoonist Fred Hembeck about his unlikely rise from a letter-writing fanboy to a cult favorite mainstream cartoonist.

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Dan will talk to Eddie Campbell about Bacchus, Alec and about the new color From Hell Master Edition.

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Dan Shahin, Larry Young (AIT-Planet Lar) and Don Chin (Parody Press) will look at another batch of comics sent into the Million Dollar Mailbox. Careers could be made, and hearts may be broken, but a good time will be had by ALL! We'll look at Seasons and Lifeline 2 books written by Nandor Fox Shaffer, Nuklear Dog written and Illustrated by Geoffrey M Badeaux, and Sonichu #1 by Christian Weston Chandler.

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Dan will talk to Andy Runton, an indy cartoonist responsible for the hit series Owly from Scholastic Books.

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We will dip into the Million Dollar Mailbox to look at Dinobeasts by James and John Coats - www.dinobeasts.com and a look at what might be the weirdest Aliens tie-in book of all time, Cyberantics by Rick Geary and "Stanislov Mayakovsky"

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We'll talk to comics and animation veteran Evan Dorkin about his amazing body of work.

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We'll take a look at the latest features of Manage Comics and dive into the Million Dollar Mailbox

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Godfather of British comics Pat Mills returns to the show to discuss a recent book he DIDN'T write, but DOES have a unique connection to.

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Kirt Burdick is an artist and animator living in San Francisco, California. In 2014 he began distributing his comic strip series FAE ARCHAIC to select U.S. comic book stores. His art was recently featured in SPECTRUM 25 and 26.

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We'll talk to the longtime writer of comics, blogs and tv shows about his amazing career.

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We will talk to Bryan Hitch (The Authority, The Ultimates, Hawkman, The Batman's Grave) about his amazing career and what's next for him in comics.

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Legendary UK writer Pat Mills will talk about his incredible career writing some of the boldest, funniest and most interesting comics of all time.

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Selling comic books and comic art today can be a very confusing and complicated process. It’s imperative to work with an honest and experienced buyer who can provide you with all the information you need to make an informed selling decision. Moondog is just that guy!

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We will talk about the release of Slow Death Zero, the latest installment in the classic underground eco-anthology that launched Last Gasp publishing 51 years ago.

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Don Chin and Bill Maus of Parody press will stop by and talk about their history with books like Adolescent Radioactive Black Belt Hamsters and crowdfunded books like X-Farce Reloaded and Beardzzerker.

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In the story, there's this guy with a horn, his name is Honk, and he has some friends named Pig and G. "G" stands for goat, but he doesn't exactly look like a goat. And there's also a bully when they go to this school. He's not very nice, but the story kind of shows what to do in a situation like that. Support the Kickstarter!

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From the creator of Hip Hop Family Tree and X-Men: Grand Design comes this ALL-NEW monthly comic book series, with a specially priced, self contained, double-sized debut issue! Red Room is a cyberpunk, outlaw, splatterpunk masterpiece. Aided by the anonymous dark web and nearly untraceable crypto-currency, there has emerged a subculture of criminals who live-stream and patronize webcam murders for entertainment. Who are the murderers? Who are the victims? How do we stop it? Red Room #1 is 64 pages of dynamic storytelling and gorgeous art. Every issue of this 12-part series is a complete, self-contained, satisfying story. As seen on Piskor's YouTube channel sensation, Cartoonist Kayfabe!

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Controversial indy comics startup Bad Idea will talk about their unconventional publishing plans and their lineup of titles.

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Dan talks with indy and mainstream comics writer Rob "Mr Hollywood Bigshot" Venditti about how his rising superstar status has gone to his head as he promotes Tankers from Bad Idea Comics!

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"A bursting pinata of worthy questions and colorful inventions; a gift to the creative and a delight to read!" - Scott McCloud, author of Understanding Comics
A groundbreaking sensation: a Master's thesis done in comics form! Now Teaching Artfully, is a compelling graphic novel! If you loved Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud or Unflattening by Nick Sousanis you will fall in love with this revolutionary and delightful book. In fact Sousanis provides a fascinating introduction!

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We talk to author Ken Quattro about his new book: Invisible Men: The Trailblazing Black Artists of Comic Books

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Larry Young from AIT Planet Lar returns to review another batch of comics sent to the Million Dollar Mailbox, including the first ever look at Monsters by Barry Windsor-Smith!

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Muckracking comics journalist Rich Johnston will talk about the culture, commerce and craziness that is the comics industry in 2021.

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From New York Times-bestselling Mind MGMT creator MATT KINDT and MATT LESNIEWSKI (The Freak) comes a brand-new, mind-altering journey through Russian folk tales, trained assassins, and government conspiracies.

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In his latest graphic novel, Dragon Hoops, New York Times bestselling author Gene Luen Yang turns the spotlight on his life, his family, and the high school where he teaches.

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