The Panel Jumper – Issue 008: Here Be Kaiju

On this episode of The Panel Jumper, we concern ourselves with Kaiju – those strange monsters that were born into popular culture after WWII. Where do Kaiju come from? What do they represent in different cultures. Join Cole Hornaday as he takes us through the Kaiju timeline from Godzilla to… Continue reading

The Panel Jumper – Issue 007: Jack Kirby and the Lord of Light

Many people are familiar with Ben Affleck’s 2012 Oscar winning film Argo, but not many know the connection Argo has to the All-Father of American Comics – Jack Kirby. written by COLE HORNADAY directed by BEN LAURANCE produced by BEN & COLE starring manager mike MIKE GILSON jack kirby TROY… Continue reading

Perfect Bound Podcast – Episode 175

Today on the show, we spend most of the time talking about two things. Thing 1: The Panel Jumper **LIVE** Chapter IV is THIS FRIDAY. Buy your tickets here. It’s going to be a grand old time. Thing 2: We talk about all things JACK KIRBY. The New Gods is… Continue reading

Perfect Bound Podcast – Episode 160

Black Panther Special. Today on the show, we deep dive into the history and significant of Black Panther – from his first appearance in 1966 to the mega-blockbuster currently in theaters. Who created Black Panther and why? When was his first solo title? What are important issues to read? Tune… Continue reading

Perfect Bound Podcast – Episode 151

Happy New Podcast Year! On this brand new show for a brand new year, we address a point of feedback we’ve recently received, which is that we mainly focus on the big two publishers: Marvel and DC. Today we attempt to over-correct and have discussions regarding ONLY independent comics. In… Continue reading

Perfect Bound Podcast – Episode 128

Today on the show, we talk about longevity in the comic business: Or, what creator or creative teams have spent the longest time on a single run. From Begley to Bendis, Lee to Larsen, we run down the list of who has committed to their titles. We also talk about… Continue reading

The Panel Jumper – Issue 004: An Odd Duck

You think you know Howard the Duck? You don’t know Howard the Duck! In the fourth installment of The Panel Jumper, Cole Hornaday explores the tale of cantankerous comic book creator Steve Gerber and his one-man fight to retain the ownership of that foul little fowl, Howard the Duck. Written… Continue reading