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Mike Grell

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Xtinction Agenda: Comics and Movies of 80s, 90s, and Beyond

James and James explore another find from the Dollarama: The Trial of Oliver Queen (1988-89), by Mike Grell, Dan Jurgens, and Ed Hannigan (with Dick Giordano). Wonderful colours. Explosive action. Many social issues tackled. "White slavery isn't just something you read about in story books."

46mins

31 Jan 2021

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The Comics of Bond: Mike Grell Interview

James Bond Radio: 007 News, Reviews & Interviews!

In today’s all new Comics of Bond, JBR episode, Jack Lugo and Dan Gale interview legendary comicbook artist and writer Mike Grell. From 1989-1990 Mike Grell created arguably the best Bond comic original series, Permission To Die. The 3 issue comic reads very much like a lost Bond film delivering an unparalleled reading experience that still holds up very nicely to this very day. Set during the Cold War, Permission To Die finds Bond tasked with rescuing the niece of a scientist with launching technology that can seemingly help serve the interests of western governments. When the scientist turns out to be a megalomaniac hellbent on destruction for what he believes to be the betterment of mankind, Bond must do everything he can to stop him. Grell also wrote and drew the comic book adaptation of Licence To Kill in 1989. Jack and Dan take a deep dive into the story behind Mike Grell’s work on his Bond comics finding out about Grell’s influences, his life, and career. Permission To Die contains a number of references and homages Bond fans will deeply appreciate including Bond in a kilt during the pre-titles action sequence as well as the inclusion of Kerim Bey’s daughter as a key character in one of the issues. You don’t want to miss this Comics of Bond JBR episode!

1hr 36mins

20 Nov 2020

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Creator Chat w/ Mike Grell

The Comic Lounge Podcast

On today's episode , I (Ryan) chat with legendary creator, Mike Grell! Creator of characters such as Warlord and Jon Sable. Not to mention a multi-year/critically acclaimed run on Green Arrow starting with Longbow Hunters. We talk about how he started in comics, the idea behind making Green Arrow an "urban hunter, the creation of Warlord and creator owned comics. All that and much more! You can follow Mike on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mikegrelluniverse Twitter: https://twitter.com/GrellOfficial http://mikegrell.com/news/ You can follow The Comic Lounge on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thecomiclounge Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecomiclounge Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thecomiclounge https://www.thecomiclounge.com thecomicloungepod@gmail.com

1hr 38mins

24 Sep 2020

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The Kids Talk Mike Grell's Starslayer & Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters - PART TWO

Kirby's Kids

JJ and Angus journey into the "Grelliverse" and land on "Earth Grell" to discuss two masterworks by the independent creative genius that is Mike Grell! Please drop us a message on the anchor app or send us an mp3 or email to kirbyskidspodcast@gmail.com. Please share your impressions once you have read: Starslayer https://www.comixology.com/Starslayer/digital-comic/498130 A Celtic warrior from the days of the Roman Empire is transported into the distant future by his wife's descendant and compelled to join the crew of the spaceship Jolly Roger in their resistance to totalitarian rule on Earth. A wildly popular classic comic appears for the first time in a collection of the "Director's Cut" of the series, originally published by Windjammer at Valiant, but also including a wealth of extras including sketches and commentary from legendary comic creator Mike Grell. and Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters https://www.comixology.com/Green-Arrow-The-Longbow-Hunters/digital-comic/49449 A new edition of Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters collecting the 3-issue 1987 miniseries. Oliver Queen gives up his trick arrows and settles down in Seattle with Dinah Lance. But Ollie's world collides with one of unspeakable violence involving the beautiful and mysterious archer known as Shado. Leave a message via the anchor app at Kirby's Kids. www.anchor.fm/kirbyskids  Join the Community Discussions https://mewe.com/join/kirbyskids  Please join us down on the Comics Reading Trail in 2020 http://www.kirbyskids.com/2019/11/holiday-special-kirbys-kids-giving.html For detailed show notes and past episodes please visit www.kirbyskids.com

46mins

19 Sep 2020

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The Kids Talk Mike Grell's Starslayer & Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters - PART ONE

Kirby's Kids

JJ and Angus journey into the "Grelliverse" and land on "Earth Grell" to discuss two masterworks by the independent creative genius that is Mike Grell! Please drop us a message on the anchor app or send us an mp3 or email to kirbyskidspodcast@gmail.com. Please share your impressions once you have read: Starslayer https://www.comixology.com/Starslayer/digital-comic/498130 A Celtic warrior from the days of the Roman Empire is transported into the distant future by his wife's descendant and compelled to join the crew of the spaceship Jolly Roger in their resistance to totalitarian rule on Earth. A wildly popular classic comic appears for the first time in a collection of the "Director's Cut" of the series, originally published by Windjammer at Valiant, but also including a wealth of extras including sketches and commentary from legendary comic creator Mike Grell. and  Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters https://www.comixology.com/Green-Arrow-The-Longbow-Hunters/digital-comic/49449 A new edition of Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters collecting the 3-issue 1987 miniseries. Oliver Queen gives up his trick arrows and settles down in Seattle with Dinah Lance. But Ollie's world collides with one of unspeakable violence involving the beautiful and mysterious archer known as Shado. Leave a message via the anchor app at Kirby's Kids. www.anchor.fm/kirbyskids  Join the Community Discussions https://mewe.com/join/kirbyskids  Please join us down on the Comics Reading Trail in 2020 http://www.kirbyskids.com/2019/11/holiday-special-kirbys-kids-giving.html For detailed show notes and past episodes please visit www.kirbyskids.com

21mins

16 Sep 2020

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Kids' Art Haus Cinema - Comic Culture with Mike Grell

Kirby's Kids

Angus reviews a 40 minute discussion with Mike Grell done by Terence Dollard and shot during Dragon Con in Atlanta. This episode shows what life in Artist's Alley is like. Please drop us a message on the anchor app or send us an mp3 or email to kirbyskidspodcast@gmail.com. Please share your impressions once you have viewed: Comic Culture with Mike Grell https://youtu.be/80xHWyqEVyE Please join us for the reading and discussion of: Our Graphic Novel Of The Month For Dark Horse Comics Month: Starslayer by Mike Grell https://www.comixology.com/Starslayer/digital-comic/498130 A Celtic warrior from the days of the Roman Empire is transported into the distant future by his wife's descendant and compelled to join the crew of the spaceship Jolly Roger in their resistance to totalitarian rule on Earth. A wildly popular classic comic appears for the first time in a collection of the "Director's Cut" of the series, originally published by Windjammer at Valiant, but also including a wealth of extras including sketches and commentary from legendary comic creator Mike Grell. Discussion on July 31st & Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters by Mike Grell https://www.comixology.com/Green-Arrow-The-Longbow-Hunters/digital-comic/49449 A new edition of Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters collecting the 3-issue 1987 miniseries. Oliver Queen gives up his trick arrows and settles down in Seattle with Dinah Lance. But Ollie's world collides with one of unspeakable violence involving the beautiful and mysterious archer known as Shado. Discussion Schedule: July 29th - Green Arrow: The Longbow Hunters Join the Community Discussions https://mewe.com/join/kirbyskids   Leave a message via the anchor app at Kirby's Kids. www.anchor.fm/kirbyskids  Please join us down on the Comics Reading Trail in 2020 http://www.kirbyskids.com/2019/11/holiday-special-kirbys-kids-giving.html For detailed show notes and past episodes please visit www.kirbyskids.com

8mins

15 Jul 2020

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Spotlight on Mike Grell

Collected Comics Library

Chris and Andy are back this to talk about one of their favorite creators of all time: Mike Grell. Just about his entire body of work if discussed including some hidden gems and behind the scene notes. The guys also touch on the passing of Marty Pasko and just when Marvel and DC will resume distributing comics.

1hr 33mins

12 May 2020

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Permission To Die - By Mike Grell

The James Bond Complex

Hello dear listeners! Since the fall of 2015, 007 has been back in comic book and graphic novel form thanks to the talented people at Dynamite Entertainment. Just being able to ingest little nuggets of Bond goodness on a monthly basis has been heavenly, so much so that hosts Mathieu and Edgar have more than once spent time on the show reviewing some of the already fully published story arcs. Perhaps because Bond and comics don’t naturally go hand in hand, perhaps because of its dubious history, but it seems that to this day many Bond fans aren’t aware of the long association between 007 and the comic book page, an association that goes much further back than 2015. This week, Matt and Edgar begin to shed some light on that very history as they delve deep into a forgotten chapter in 00 graphic novel history: writer-artist Mike Grell’s Permission to Die, published from 1989 through 1991. The book is a unique, one-off adventure that sees the world’s greatest secret agent extract a brilliant scientist’s niece from behind the Iron Curtain during the dying days of the Cold War. The boys set up the discussion by alluding to some of the other earlier comic book adventures (podcast foreshadowing for the win!) before digging through Mike Grell’s efforts with a finely toothed comb. Does this story put Roger Moore’s salacious exploits to shame? Does this story take place in the film’s franchise’s universe? Would the film adaptation star a Hoagy Carmichael look-a-like? Ever wonder what the female version of David Bowie would look like?... So join in on the fun as we return to the world of comic books and Bond. The stakes are high, and the danger is higher, but this is No Time to Die, for only fate can give 007 Permission to Die!

40mins

21 Aug 2019

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Episode 546 – A Conversation with Mike Grell

Legion of Substitute Podcasters

The Subs are joined by fan favourite Legion artist Mike Grell, but the conversation goes much further than that! Mike takes us through his career, and gives us insights into the comic business, and talks about his Maggie the Cat Kickstarter (found at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1501376045/mike-grells-maggie-the-cat ), John Sable, Green Arrow, and so much more!

2hr 47mins

1 Apr 2019

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Episode 124: Mike Grell & Tony Isabella at C4

Comic Pros & Cons

Episode 124: Mike Grell & Tony Isabella at C4 This week, Derek takes the Comic Pros & Cons podcast back into the panel room at Cherry Capital Comic Con to moderate a conversation with two legends of the comic book industry! Joining Derek on the mic for this panel are Mike Grell and Tony Isabella, who both have worked for decades in the comic industry, creating and redefining some of today’s most popular characters and titles. Thanks for listening, thanks again to Cherry Capital Comic Con, and remember to find Comic Pros & Cons on iTunes and Sticher, as well as all of our social media! Cheers!

1hr 4mins

11 Jul 2018

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