Archive for January 2010

Transformers: An interview with Nick Roche

January 26, 2010

This week the Comic Cast was delighted to sit down and shoot the breeze with Transformers comic artist and writer Nick Roche. Here he talks about his highly anticipated five-comic series ‘Last Stand of the Wreckers’  with James Roberts,  his early days of doing ‘Transformers fan art for convention and fan publications, his work for IDW Publishing – ‘Transformers: Spotlight’ one shot series, ‘Transformers: Maximum Dinobots’, as well as covers for Beast Wars’ and the ‘Target 2006′ reprints as well as his work on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ for Titan. 

Download Link: The Comic Cast 25/01/10

– Anyone buying Last Stand of the Wreckers at Forbidden Planet Dublin will be automatically entered into a draw to win a sketch of Springer, leader of The Wreckers. And signed copies of #1 will be available from Thursday onwards.-


COMIC CAST 2010: The Year We Make Contact

January 12, 2010

“We two have run about the slopes, and picked the daisies fine ; But we’ve wandered many a weary foot, since auld lang syne.” But now we’re back to review Asterios Polyp by David Mazuchelli,  Mini Marvels: Secret Invasion by Chris GiarrussoScott Pilgrim by  Bryan Lee O MalleyManga Sutra Volume 1 by Katsu Aki and Wheel Spinning Hamster Dead Volume 1 by Alan Maloney. We also talk to artist Stephen Mooney on drawing IDW’s new A-Team comic written by Joe Carnahan and Tom Waltz featuring the new version of the team from the forthcoming movie. We also review the animated fantasy film 9 as well as a round up of the latest comic news from Stephen Thompson announcing his own graphic novel ‘Near Death’  to why Spiderman 4 being cancelled is good news for Thor fans. Welcome back.

Download Show: The Comic Cast 12/01/10



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