By Stephen Bobbett and Kyle Latino
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The Panelists is a podcast about comics, illustration and visual storytelling, hosted by comic artists Stephen Bobbett and Kyle Latino. Filled with humor, idiosyncrasy and just a hint of provocation, The Panelists is an alternative spin on comics podcasting, with in-depth dialogues, offbeat reviews and brain-tingling interviews with the luminary denizens of the illustration universe.
||CleanEpisode 15: Ed Cho and Lee Cherolis||Ed Cho and Lee Cherolis are the writer and illustrator respectively of Little Guardians, an all-ages fantasy comic about two young people in the village of Yowza, switched at birth and living out their mismatched identities as a shopkeeper's daughter a...||3/17/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 14: Chaykin Bake||The Panelists dig up illustrations from their not-so-distant past and engage in the time-honored torture of self-critique. Amidst this masochistic romp: stories of Kyle enduring the vitriol of Howard Chaykin,||3/5/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 13: Bodie Troll||Jay P. Fosgitt returns to the Panelists alongside Evan "Doc" Shaner to discuss their collaboration on Bodie Troll, an all-ages fairytale debuting on April 17th through Red 5 Comics. Kyle talks with Jay and Evan about the development of Bodie Troll,||2/18/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: These Are Not Two Cartoonists Talking||What is abstract art, and what role does it play in comics? Waving the flag of René Magritte's "The Treachery of Images," Kyle proselytizes a dubious Stephen, using Alan Moore, Osamu Tezuka and many others to demonstrate how abstraction is at the core ..||1/31/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Defining Art||Kyle and Stephen venture into a realm that even the stuffiest academics refuse to tread. That's right: they're coming up with a comprehensive definition of art. Interspersed throughout this lofty trek, though,||8/26/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: Rich Brunelle||Rich Brunelle is the general manager of Jetpack Comics in southern New Hampshire, as well as the co-creator of the comics Fatsquad and The Red Claw, and a contributor to the FatGuyFoodBlog. Stephen talks with Rich about how a brick-and-mortar comic sho...||8/12/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: How to Succeed in Business (While Frantically Trying)||Stephen outlines principles for successful freelance illustrating.||7/29/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Jay P. Fosgitt||Image from DEAD DUCK by Jay P. Fosgitt - Jay P. Fosgitt is a member of the National Cartoonists Society and the creator of the Dead Duck online graphic novel, as well as Little Green Men for Ape Entertainment,||7/15/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: The Nutty Professor||BONUS EPISODE! Kyle dons his elbow-padded tweed jacket and takes advantage of his indelible tenure, pontificating about the ramifications of the 7 Factors of Style in the historical development of the comics medium.||7/8/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: The 7 Factors of Style||Stephen and Kyle break down the 7 Factors of Style: Technology, Money, Education, Skill, Time, Taste and Message.||7/1/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
This show provides an insight to a world I could only guess about. The inner workings of, not only the behind-the-scenes of the (extremely) independent comic book industry but, the inner workings of a pair of overly creative minds. Well worth listening to, even if you aren't the biggest comic fan there are nerdy ramblings and coherent strings of conversation. Which, is better than alot of other shows.
Really enjoyed this. I liked the parts that were funny but felt a tinge of sadness during the more profound moments. Is that normal?! I'm not great with emotions. My favorite part was the comic stuff.