The Hangout articles

THE HANGOUT: May 19, 2015

It’s another ladies night on The Hangout!  We discuss Marvel’s A-Force, DC Comics’ Bombshells variant covers, and which new DC books we’re looking forward to in June. And as always, we share our picks of the week (including Captain Marvel #17 and East of West #19) and our picks for next week. Follow The Hangout on Twitter: @TheComicHangout

THE HANGOUT featuring Steve Orlando: May 5, 2015

Steve Orlando return to The Hangout to talk about his newest book: Midnighter. He gets a chance to talk about representation, creative modes of violence writing and bacon. Plus, the 8 page preview story of Midnighter found in Convergence: Nightwing/Oracle. Follow Steve: @thesteveorlando Follow The Hangout: @TheComicHangout Follow Jessica: @charmingred Follow Karen: @karend_ Follow Alison:

THE HANGOUT ft. Amanda Conner & Jimmy Palmiotti: April 27, 2015

It’s the epic return of the savvy couple that own Kickstarter and all fans who love fun comics: Amanda Conner & Jimmy Palmiotti. They discuss Abaddon, what lead to the creation of The Big Con Job with BOOM! Studios, of course their wacky relationship with Harley Quinn and how it is different from their upcoming

The Hangout featuring Taylor Esposito: April 20, 2015

Comic book letter for Marvel, DC and independent publishers throughout the comic book industry, Taylor Esposito, joins Karen and Jessica to talk about the foundation of his own lettering and graphic design studio, Ghost Glyph Studios. Follow Taylor: @TaylorEspo  and check out Follow The Hangout: @TheComicHangout Follow Jessica: @charmingred Follow Karen: @karend_

THE HANGOUT: April 6, 2015

Oh yes, it’s ladies night on The Hangout with a world of topics as their oyster. Hang on to your big girl panties, we’re talking arc lengths, books where the artist shine, and event fatigue.  Dive on in to the latest episode of The Hangout. Follow The Hangout: @TheComicHangout Follow Alison: @VaGentlenerd Follow Jessica: @charmingred

THE HANGOUT featuring Joe Caramagna: March 23, 2015

After their mid-winter break, Karen and Jessica are ready to spring into spring with the writer of THE FURTHER TRAVELS OF WYATT EARP, MARVEL UNIVERSE series such as  ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN, AVENGERS ASSEMBLE, and GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, plus letterer of books such as DAREDEVIL, CAPTAIN MARVEL and many others: Joe Caramagna. Follow Joe on Twitter: @JoeCaramagna

The Hangout ft. Cloonan, Fletcher & Kerschl: February 23, 2015

For the 100th Episode, Karen, Alison and Jessica welcome back the creative team of Gotham Academy: Karl Kerschl, Becky Cloonan and Brenden Fletcher. They talk about the latest issue of Gotham Academy #5 hitting stands later in the week as well as music, inspirations, comic giveaways and … the three musketeers? Check out the 100th

THE HANGOUT featuring Frank Barbiere: February 16, 2015

The writer of Five Ghosts, Avengers World, and Solar, Frank Barbiere joins Alison and Jessica to talk about genre mash-ups, how generations of writers are using combinations of old to create completely new products and just nerd out over a love of reading comics. So, bring up your pull pile and dive on into The Hangout.

THE HANGOUT featuring Kelly Thompson: February 9, 2015

It’s “Showtime, Synergy!” with the writer of the new IDW comic Jem and the Holograms, Kelly Thompson. Kelly talks about bursting onto the main comics scene with Jem, the smart female characters she’d loved to write one day, her favorite genre’s and the comic series she thinks everyone should be reading (besides Jem.) You can still add Jem and the