September 10th, 2015
Welcome to our 3rd annual FanExpo Extravaganza! It was the best year yet for this epic monster of a con as The Jedi Ras brings his guerilla pod stylies to the floor featuring a chat with Canadian comic book artist Ty Templeton about growing up in the L5J, being part of a legendary Toronto family, the origins of the creation of Superman and how he came to work on Batman '66. Also featured is a chat with Michigan native and current killer artist for My Little Pony, Katie Cook !
September 3rd, 2015
The Jedi Ras sits down with friend of the show and 29 year veteran of the comic biz, DC/Marvel/Dark Horse artist and inker Mark McKenna. Mark tells some stories abouit breaking into the industry, his time on staff at DC and in the Marvel Bullpen, his first time working on Detective Comics and the new kickstarter for his book Combat Jacks #3.
Check out the Kickstarter for Combat Jacks #3!
August 1st, 2015
What if Walter White was a hippy? Jay and Stan ponder this and chat about DC's upcoming animated version of The Killing Joke, Batman V Superman, Smallville and what the hell IS Supernatural anyway? Also, Stan gives a review of his experience at the Garden State Comic Fest with Nemesis Studios. Up, Up and away!
July 17th, 2015
Quod Erat Inveniendum! This week we feature a chat thought lost with the Comicstorian from Denver Comic Con '15. We'd had some trouble locating this file due to technical difficulties arising from recording on site at DCC but El Hawkez refused to give up and now The Jedi Ras is very pleased to bring you a very fun interview with comic book YouTuber , The Comicstorian. Following that, Da Nerdette, host of The Comics and Coffee podcast drops by to share her reactions to all the amazing trailer goodness that came out of San Diego comic Con last weekend, focusing on Batman v. Superman and The Suicide Squad.
Check out The Comicstorian Channel on YouTube!
July 3rd, 2015
This week we discuss the recent events surrounding the legalization of same-sex marriage, Canada Day celebrations and The Batman.
June 18th, 2015
After a long journey of Comic Con tales and adventures The Jedi Ras returns to the L5J studios and welcomes Stan, Anthony, Francis and El Hawkez for a good 'ole geek out chat 'em up. We talk the DCU, MCU, Convergence , Secret Wars, Ganjables and more. Good times.
May 19th, 2015
What a grand adventure once again this year at Motor City Comic Con in beautiful Novi, Michigan. The Jedi Ras will be bringing you tons of fantastic fun over the next several parts of our MCCC extravaganza. First up, a right jolly romp through Artist's Alley including chats with Kelly O'Hara, Jay Fosgitt, Jason Westlake, Nick Francis, Joshua Werner, Source Point Press and Jason Ujvari. All incredibly talented artists, this episode is a pure celebration of the insanely positive vibes emitted from this convention. Please click their names to experience their amazing work and visit An Elegant Weapon or our Facebook page to enjoy our photo gallery of the event.
May 5th, 2015
The Jedi Ras and Derek of the Drunk On Comics podcast run through all the upcoming guests, artists, events, adventures and good times to be had at Michigan's largest pop culture event Motor City Comic Con 2015 ! Both An Elegant Weapon and Drunk On Comics will be covering the event happening May 15,16 and 17th. Hope to see you all there!!
April 24th, 2015
El Hawkez joins The Jedi Ras to talk about the recent barrage of trailers including The Force Awakens and Batman v Superman, upcoming Con events and The Jedi Ras recounts his day at The GTA Comic Con featuring a chat with Zach Galligan of The Gremlins!
March 26th, 2015
The Jedi Ras attends Toronto Comic Con 2015 and brings you some fantastic chats with artist Jay Fosgitt ( Bodie Troll, My Little Pony, Necronomicomics ) , writer Ricky Lima and artist Shane Heron ( The Black Hole Hunters Club ) , artist Shawn Daley ( TerraQuill ) writer Anthony Ruttgaizer and artist Danny Zabbal ( Action Lab's The F1rst Hero Vol 2 ) and of course our favourite seamstress and geek girl SparkleGirl Jen!
Check out more pics and fun stuff at www.anelegantweapon.ca !
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Next up...The Great Philladelphia Comic Con!!