Another Comic-Con has come and gone, and the Monkey in the Cage crew is WORN OUT! Even with back-up and thorough planning, tackling the awesomeness that descends on San Diego every year proved to be more challenging and rewarding than ever, and we weren’t even on the floor (legitimately)! Join us this week as we are once again joined by our favorite intern, Jared the Intern, and artist/illustrator extraordinaire Dennis Salvatier to recap all of our experiences outside of the convention center. Gas up the Batmobiles, throw back a couple of beers, and don’t let those zombies get you as we talk SDCC 2012 on a brand new episode of Monkey in the Cage!
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Animal Man by Jeff LeMire & Swamp Thing by Scott Snyder
When I started on my journey into DC’s New 52 I had no intention of pulling Animal Man or Swamp Thing. But at the urging of past guest, Dennis Salvatier, I decided to give them a shot. Dennis knows his comics and has become something of my comic book sensei. After loving his last suggestion of Scott Snyder’s Batman I knew he wouldn’t steer me wrong. So, off I went into both The Red and The Green…
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Tagged Alan Moore, Alec Holland, Animal Man, Batman, Comic Books, comics, DC New 52, Dennis Salvatier, Guillermo Del Toro, Reviews, Salvatier Studios, Scott Snyder, Swamp Thing, The Green, The Guardian, The Rot
For gamers and geeks alike, comic books are essential for building up your geek street-cred. While we here at Monkey in the Cage are a little behind the curve on mainstream comics, we’re working to fill the holes in our geek game every week. Join us this week as we talk comics and comic artists, both big name and independent, with our special guest, designer and illustrator Dennis Salvatier. We talk everything from the comics of our golden age (the 90′s) through the books that influence and entertain us today. Squeeze into your spandex, fasten the clasps on your cape, and get ready for a wild ride on this weeks all new episode of Monkey in the Cage!
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