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:
The Dark Meadow
Dungeon Hunter II
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
A discussion of ape rights in the New York Times
How to Train Your Dragon
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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Our guest this week is Maggie Tokuda Hall. She writes books for children and stories for adults.
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