IMPERIUM’S Joshua Dysart Talks Movies, Villains, and His Most Important Character

Joshua Dysart’s Imperium, published by Valiant Comics and drawn by Doug Braithwaite, has taken comics into new territory. Beware that this interview may contain minor spoilers. Already known for his socio-political awareness, Dysart picks up where Harbinger and Omegas left off by turning his full attention to Toyo Harada – one of the most engaging and complex characters to grace comics. And by extension, Imperium has become one of the most ambitious comic titles on the market. Harada is no ordinary villain. In fact, it’s arguable that he’s simply a man with a plan and vision that would bode better … Continue reading

The Other Man in the Yellow Suit. Talking with the Flash’s Matt Letscher

The Flash just finished its freshman season on the CW, and it went out with a bang.  The season ended with Barry Allen (Grant Gustin) facing offf with his mother’s killer, the man in the yellow suit, the Reverse Flash.  The Reverse Flash off course, turned out to be Harrison Wells (Tom Cavanaugh) but even that was a mask.  He was really Eobard Thawne, a speedster from the future, who hates the Flash, and found himself trapped in the past.   But when he first arrived in the 21st century, he wore a different face. The younger Thawne was played by … Continue reading

Getting A Hold of Kryptonite – Talking With Author A.L. Newberg

  The story of Jerry Siegel and and Joe Shuster is one that is well know, two kids from Cleveland create the most well known comic book character in history, only to have sold the rights to the character to the company that would become DC Comics for a paltry $130.00. It has become a cautionary tale for anyone who has a hand in creating “work for hire”.  Artists create intellectually property, and languish in poverty, while the company reaps all the profits exploited from their labors.   It has led to a legal battle  between the Superman heirs, and Warner … Continue reading

Underneath the Cosplay – It’s-A Me Cosplay

Over the past few years, Cosplay has become a huge part of Comic/Geek fandom.  Go to any comic convention or pop culture event, and you will see hundreds of fans taking part.  Cosplay is more than just dressing up as their favorite characters,  it’s about being part of and sharing your passion with the a greater fan community. Here at Geeksville we want to recognize and celebrate that fan spirit. The first cosplayer I ever met and got to know was a young woman dressed as Zatanna at the Midtown Comics launch party for DC’s New 52 in 2011.  I … Continue reading