Gweek Podcast 012: Tom the Dancing Bug creator Ruben Bolling


Gweek is a podcast where the editors of Boing Boing and guests talk about comic books, science fiction and fantasy, video games, board games, tools, gadgets, apps and other neat stuff.

Our guest this week is Ruben Bolling, creator of Tom the Dancing Bug, the terrific comic strip we run every week on Boing Boing. We interview Ruben about his influences, inspirations, and creative process, and then later in the show, he joins Rob and I in a discussion about games, movies, and comics.

In this episode, we discuss:


From Dust

Wurm Online

The Dark Meadow

Diablo 3

Dungeon Hunter II


Project Nim

Rise of the Planet of the Apes

A discussion of ape rights in the New York Times

How to Train Your Dragon

"Dreamworks Face"


Carl Barks’ Donald Duck and Uncle Scrooge

Interview with Fantagraphics' Gary Groth about The Complete Carl Barks Anthology

The Adventures of Superboy

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