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Emily Pearson ~ Declaration of Independents Podcast #8

The Wilds ~ Comics ~ Sequential Art

Emily Pearson & Rees Finlay in Conversation on ‘The Declaration of Independents’ Podcast #8

The Blue Flame ~ Art by Emily Pearson

Emily Pearson is an artist and comic book illustrator from California, having worked on ‘Cult Classic: Zero Short’ for Vault Comics, ‘All Roads’ in the comic ‘Jacob’ by Jed McPherson, as well as the children’s book ‘The Rabbit Chef’.

‘The Wilds’ ~ Cover Art by Emily Pearson

“Emily is currently illustrating the upcoming book ‘The Wilds’ for the critically adored Black Mask Studios in collaboration with Vita Ayala. She joins Rees to talk about her journey into art, discusses working for a label like Black Mask, and the challenges and joys of sequential art.” ~ RF

Wonder Woman ~ Art by Emily Pearson

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If you enjoyed this episode of ‘Declaration of Independents’ with Al Davison and would like to help support future podcasts, which in turn helps support future independent creators, please check out the Go Fund Me page here.

 

PODCAST TRANSCRIPT:

Host: Rees Finlay

Guest: Emily Pearson

Running Time: 39 min 1 sec

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Declaration of Independents Podcast #7 ~ Al Davison ~ Part 2 of 2

Art ~ Storytelling ~ Disability ~ Surviving

Al Davison & Rees Finlay in Conversation on ‘The Declaration of Independents’ Podcast #7



“In the second and final part of our epic interview with comics legend Al Davison, we follow his career from the 90’s to the present day. Discussing his latest foray into autobio comics, Muscle Memory, along with the tough subject of discrimination and prejudice in society, and how it is portrayed in the media. As well we delve into his gothic romance ‘Future Echoes’ and his segment in JH Williams III anthology ‘WHERE WE LIVE’, in aid of the heartbreaking tragedy in Las Vegas in 2017.” ~ RF

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The Spiral Cage by Al Davison – photo & interview BBC

“Al Davison is most famous for his autobiographical graphic novel The Spiral Cage, which describes his lifelong struggle with spina bifida and his rise to successful comic book creator, martial arts instructor, filmmaker, and performer. The Spiral Cage featured in Tony Isabella’s 1000 Comic Books You Must Read..” ~ RF

 

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If you enjoyed this episode of ‘Declaration of Independents’ with Al Davison and would like to help support future podcasts, which in turn helps support future independent creators, please check out the Go Fund Me page here.

 

PODCAST TRANSCRIPT:

Host: Rees Finlay

Guest: Al Davison

Running Time: Part 2 – 76 min 10 sec

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Declaration of Independents Podcast #6 ~ Al Davison ~ Part 1 of 2

Art ~ Storytelling ~ Disability ~ Surviving

Al Davison & Rees Finlay in Conversation on ‘The Declaration of Independents’ Podcast #6



“The first part of 2 special episodes featuring an epic interview with comics legend Al Davison. Al is an English comic book writer and artist from Newcastle, England. He now resides in Coventry, where he runs The Astral Gypsy, his studio and comic shop with his wife Maggie

The Spiral Cage by Al Davison – photo & interview BBC

…He is most famous for his autobiographical graphic novel The Spiral Cage, which describes his lifelong struggle with spina bifida and his rise to successful comic book creator, martial arts instructor, filmmaker, and performer. The Spiral Cage featured in Tony Isabella’s 1000 Comic Books You Must Read..” ~ RF

 

Connect with & Support Al Davison

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If you enjoyed this episode of ‘Declaration of Independents’ with Al Davison and would like to help support future podcasts, which in turn helps support future independent creators, please check out the Go Fund Me page here.

 

PODCAST TRANSCRIPT:

Host: Rees Finlay

Guest: Al Davison

Running Time: Part 1 – 48 min 25 sec

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Declaration of Independents Podcast #5 with Lucy Sullivan

‘Barking’ ~ Mental Health ~ #EndTheStigma

Rees Finlay & Lucy Sullivan in Conversation on ‘The Declaration of Independents’ Podcast #5



“This week we are joined by the amazing Lucy Sullivan who is funding her groundbreaking graphic novel ‘Barking’ right now over on Unbound. She joins Rees to discuss ‘Barking’ and the themes it explores around mental health, causing Rees to open up about his recent health issues and begin a deep and heartfelt dialogue about mental health and its related stigmas.” ~ RF

“Graduating from Kingston University in 2005 with BA (Hons) in Animation & Illustration, Lucy has taught Life Drawing & Observational Drawing for Animation at Kingston University, Westminster University & London College of Communication (UAL).

As part of Smuggling Peanuts collective, Lucy Co-Directed & Animated Music Videos for Coldcut ‘Just For The Kick’ & One Eskimo ‘Hometime’. Both were nominated in ‘Best of..’ categories at various festivals with Hometime winning Public Choice: Best Music Video at the British Animation Awards 2008.” ~ About Lucy Sullivan

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PODCAST TRANSCRIPT:

Host: Rees Finlay

Guest: Lucy Sullivan

Running Time: 53 min 05 sec

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Supporting Speculative & Dark Fiction Creators via Patreon!

So what is Patreon?

Patreon, founded in 2013, is a membership platform that provides business tools for artists, writers, creators and more to run a subscription content service.

It also gives artists the opportunity to build relationships and provide exclusive experiences to their subscribers, or “patrons.” Fans pay a few bucks per month OR per creator’s post (with the patron setting a maximum limit, of course).

Continue reading Supporting Speculative & Dark Fiction Creators via Patreon!

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Declaration of Independents Podcast #1 with Aubrey Aguilar

Aubrey Aguilar In Conversation

“In the first episode of our podcast, Rees is joined by Aubrey Aguilar from Heart Kiddo Designs to talk art, conventions, and Rees shares his Anime story”

 

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Thank you to those here & Welcome to others

This is an out of the ordinary post for an out of the ordinary time 🙂 No frills or flashy things or distractions. Just what we are up to and where we are headed…

Today is the ‘new’ start for myself, the Unofficial Alan Moore site, and especially the Emporium Purgatorio Shop. We are moving to a new URL in order to better focus on indie creators. We hope to have everything moved shortly! Our affection for Alan Moore and his work will continue unabated, but we felt that not having his name so prominently attached to the site would allow us more freedom in the artists we represent and wish to share with all of you fantastic folk 😊

Please check in daily, as now that the foundations will be absolutely solid and our directions clear there will be so many more fantastic Indie Comics, Artists, and of course big doses of Alan Moore. Please take a listen to our podcast below for a deeper understanding, recorded with the incredibly talented Reese Finlay.

The 50+ Kickstarters supported in 2017 are also in the process of being listed in our Shop, as well as many more comics & art from indie creators.

There is so much I am excited about for 2018 and beyond. I am excited to continue this journey and hope to find many more brothers & sisters who wish to take an incredible ride as well…

 

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History of Electricomics

Electricomics: A Self-Publishing Ecosystem

Electricomics – “Not So Much Pushing The Envelope Of Comicbook Storytelling As Folding It Up To Make A Nice Hat”

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Alan Moore asking questions re Electricomics

Alan Moore steps into the digital realm. Mitch Jenkins lends vision. Leah Moore manages eclectic and diverse skill sets. Daniel Merlin Goodbrey and Alisson Gazard shake the idea tree to see what has stuck. Ed Moore brings a digital machine shop. Continue reading History of Electricomics

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Shadow #8 – First Alan Moore Reference In Print, 1969

Shadow #8, October-November, 1969

Editor: David A. Sutton

Co-Editor: Eddy C. Bertin

Contributing Staff: David A. Riley, Brian J. Frost & Alan Jones

Copies: <50

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Alan Moore Daily Roundup #5

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A review of Cosmic Trigger, a play based on Robert Anton Wilson’s autobiography

“According to magician and graphic novel writer superstar Alan Moore, whose voice leads the opening invocation of The Play : ‘Most people find the word ‘Apocalypse’ to be a terrifying concept. Checked in the dictionary, it means only ‘revelation,’ although it obviously has also come to mean end of the world.’” Continue reading Alan Moore Daily Roundup #5