Minnesota Cartoonists on the Radio

Recently, there have been a lot of Minnesota cartoonists on the radio.

Minnesota Conspirators Lance Ward, Athena Currier, Bud Burgy and Ted Anderson recently started a delightful weekly comics-focused pop culture broadcast, The Geek Report:

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The excellent comics news and review blog, The Daily Crosshatch, has started podcasting, featuring Minneapolis’ own Sarah Morean with her co-hosts Brian Heater and Alex Cox. You can hear the first episode here.

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Finally, Britt Aamodt (author of the upcoming and eagerly awaited book from the Minnesota Historical Society Press, Superheroes, Strip Artists and Talking Animals: Minnesota’s Contemporary Cartoonists) recently put together a two-part documentary on Minnesota cartoonists that you can listen to here:

Minnesota Cartoonists Part 1: Indie Comix

Produced by Britt Aamodt

Producer Britt Aamodt descends into the world of underground comix, and interviews a slew of independent cartoonists in this two-part documentary about Minnesota’s vibrant doodle community.

Part 1 features interviews with:

Will Dinski, illustrator of the graphic novel, “Fingerprints”

Steve Stwalley, creator of “Soapy the Chicken”; founder of the International Cartoonist Conspiracy

Sarah Morean, coordinator of Twin Cities Zinefest and Minneapolis Indie Expo

Kevin Hoffman, City Pages editor-in-chief

Lars Martinson, creator of the four-part graphic novel, “Tonoharu”


Minnesota Cartoonists Part 2: Indie Strips

Produced by Britt Aamodt

Producer Britt Aamodt descends into the world of underground comix, and interviews a slew of independent cartoonists in this two-part documentary about Minnesota’s vibrant doodle community.

Part 2 features interviews with:

Dave Steinlicht, graphic designer for Pioneer Press

Chris Monroe, creator of “Violet Days”

Ken Avidor, creator of “Roadkill Bill”

Kevin Hoffman, City Pages editor-in-chief

Andy Singer, creator of “No Exit”

Kirk Anderson, creator of “Banana Republic”

Roger Lootine, creator of “Residue”

Here is more info on Britt’s book.

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