Jai Courtney Talks Suicide Squad, Ignoring Hate, and Marvel v. DC

Jai Courtney Talks Suicide Squad, Ignoring Hate, and Marvel v. DC

Two days ago, Batman-News reported on Jai Courtney‘s appearance on MTV podcast “Happy, Sad, Confused!”  In this podcast, Courtney discusses his role in Suicide Squad, the critical backlash, and the differences between Marvel and DC in superhero movies. The relevant portion of the interview: JOSH HOROWITZ: Uh, post mortem on Suicide Squad.  So, what’s, what’s your sense, were you surprised by the reaction, by how divisive it was?  […] It seemed like the fanboys in particular…

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An Interview with Lumberjanes Writer Grace Ellis in a Cabin in the Woods on Top of a California Mountain

An Interview with Lumberjanes Writer Grace Ellis in a Cabin in the Woods on Top of a California Mountain

The minute I finally stepped off my rickety shuttle bus onto solid dirt and into the freezing night air of the California mountain campground after what had been a nearly hour-long ascension up steep mountainous roads, it finally dawned on me how long it had been since I had actually been camping. Like, REALLY camping—deep in the woods, watch out for bears, did it seriously just start snowing kind of camping. Of course this wasn’t…

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Many Questions With Larime Taylor

Many Questions With Larime Taylor

In the latest installments of our ongoing interview series, “Five Questions with…” I have utterly failed to maintain the format. But in that failure, I was able to gain insights from comic book creators that I might not have otherwise obtained. So in that spirit, when I joined Larime Taylor, creator of A Voice In The Dark on Top Cow / Image Comics for an interview, I allowed things to go a little deeper down the rabbit…

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Q & A with Alex Joon Kim

Q & A with Alex Joon Kim

For this installment of Q & A, I spoke with indie creator Alex Joon Kim, whose most recent work, Night Machine, is one of the most intriguing comics of the year. Alex was gracious enough to answer some questions: Jeffrey Hayes: In reading Night Machine, it struck me initially as a commentary on stress related illness. Did such an idea come about in creating the piece, or are there other aspects of society you were…

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