Jace chats with composers John Murphy, Stephanie Economou and Kevin Kiner about their work and the similarities it has with colors n comics. Both set mood and emotion, plus they set you up for the story beats to come or bring you down after a big moment.
British film composer John Murphy is a multi-instrumental musician. He gained recognition in the film industry while working on films like Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, 28 Days Later, Sunshine, Kick-Ass, and recently The Suicide Squad. Murphy has worked with some of the industry's most respected and luminary filmmakers, including Danny Boyle, James Gunn, Guy Ritchie, Stephen Frears, Matthew Vaughn and Michael Mann.
Stephanie Economou is an award-winning composer and violinist. She is the composer of the Netflix TV series Jupiter’s Legacy, the Lionsgate/Starz series Step Up: High Water, the second season of Manhunt: Deadly Games, Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla DLC “The Siege of Paris,” the Netflix series The Chair, and the upcoming LucasFilm/Disney+ documentary feature More Than Robots, among other works.
Spawn #11 - Story, Pencils & Inks - Todd McFarlane, Letters - Tom Orzechowski, Colors - Steve Oliff
Jace and Rocky break down Spawn #11 as the 12 Days of Spawn-Mas rolls on. We did it! Well for now because starting in the new year we will have Spawn ... everyday. Meantime, Todd jumps back on the writing duties for issue #12 and we get a bit of a recap of what's happened so far. Also there is the big reveal of who killed Al Simmons, but we wonder if it has enough impact. It might have been better to get a little further along in the story of Simmons past to land this beat with more weight.
Jace and Jay talk spoiler free about some of the books for the week of November 17, 2021 that they have had a chance to check out already. Both guys really like the way Moon Knight is going. Spider-Woman continues to be a favorite also, especially for Jay this week. Meanwhile Jace is once again super impressed with Deep Beyond and the scope of the story being told.
Jace dives into X-23 #10 as we continue to explore the relationships between Laura and her clones. Also he takes a look at Uncanny X-Men Winter's End #1. This books gives Sina Grace and the creative team from the Iceman ongoing series a chance to bring closure to a lot of the storylines they were exploring for Booby Drake. Jace also talks about about the choice to retcon Bobby, does this change add to or take away from who Bobby is as a character?
Jace and Manny take a look at the solicitations for the DC Comics Future State titles coming in January. Plus they talk about the all the news so far regarding DC titles coming in March after Future State is over. Also a little hint from Marvel about a clean start for there universe. It's a super-sized episode so come join us and be sure to give us your thoughts on the Future State of DC!