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Ryan North: Into The Tony-verse

Unwanted Words

After convincing award winning, bestselling author Ryan North to check his spam, we hatched a plot to spend months planning the best possible birthday surprise for a complete stranger. We took her into the Tony-verse. And became best friends.


2 Sep 2021

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Episode 94: To Be Or Not To Be: By Ryan North



21 Jul 2021

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Ryan North reveals ‘The Mystery of the Meanest Teacher – a Johnny Constantine graphic novel’ and more

True North Country Comics Podcasts

Here’s my chat with Ryan North about The Mystery of the Meanest Teacher – A Johnny Constantine graphic novel. The podcast is available on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts. The podcast is also available on YouTube. Ryan is the New York Times-bestselling and Eisner-winning writer whose recent work includes the non-fiction How To Invent Everything: A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveller, the Eisner-nominated semi-fictional graphic novel adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five, and the Unbeatable Squirrel Girl series for Marvel. He’s also twice collaborated with William Shakespeare on choose-your-own-path versions of his plays. He lives in Toronto, where he writes for video games, television, and his long-running webcomic Dinosaur Comics. His current project is The Mystery of the Meanest Teacher – a Johnny Constantine graphic novel that introduces readers to an underage Constantine as the magic-wielding mischief maker who travels to the United States to go to boarding school. There he’ll find himself completely out of his depths when he finds himself going head-to-head against a teacher who may be a witch. Getting to the bottom of this magical mystery will take befriending a fellow young magician and obtaining help from a familiar rhyming demon. You can discover more about Ryan on Twitter at @ryanqnorth and online at RyanNorth.ca +++++++ Please subscribe to and like this podcast on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts. Please check out the TrueNorthCountryComics.com website. True North Country Comics is now on YouTube. Please like and subscribe to the video channel:https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDmUwqfFaLkinmlpojYWwLw Follow along on Twitter @TrueNorthComics Please send your feedback to John@TrueNorthCountryComics.com True North Country Comics Podcast is Copyright True North Country Comics. Copyright 2021.

16 Jul 2021

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#138: Dad Connection with Ryan North

The Adoption Connection | a podcast by and for adoptive parents

Dad Connection: Join us this month as we hear from foster and adoptive dads.Ryan and his wife Kayla have 6 children. They spent 10 years as foster parents and learned many of the things they share with families, churches, and schools just being a family. He is the co-founder of One Big Happy Home and is considered an expert on childhood trauma and its impacts. Listen in as Ryan shares about how God brought them to adoption and his journey from traditional parenting to connected parenting.Click here to download a transcript for this episode.Relevant LinksOne Big Happy Home WebsiteConnect with Ryan on FacebookConnect with Ryan on InstagramDad's Mentoring GroupThe Connected Child* by Karyn PurvisThe Connected Parent* by Lisa Qualls and Karyn PurvisHow Children Raise Parents* by Dan Allender#87: The Impact of Prenatal Trauma on Children with Stacey Gagnon*This is an affiliate link


29 Jun 2021

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Highlight 7: So This Is How You Die - edited by Ryan North

Books That Burn

This fortnight we’re discussing the anthology “This Is How You Die: Stories of the Inscrutable, Infallible, Inescapable Machine of Death”, edited by Ryan North, Matthew Bennardo, and David Malki! This anthology was published after the original, "Machine of Death", but can be read independently. We discussed three specific stories by different contributors. "Furnace" by Erika Hammerschmidt "Drowning Burning Flying Falling" by Grace Seybold "Toxoplasmosis of the Brain" by Gord Sellar Book TW for domestic violence (backstory), homophobia, ableism, racism, racial slurs, terminal illness, bullying, blood, gore, gun violence, violence, self harm, suicidal thoughts, suicide, torture (not depicted), genocide, animal death, child death, major character death, death. --- This episode discusses fictional depictions of suicide (Topic 2). If you're in the United States the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-8255. For those of our audience outside of the United States, you maybe able to find the suicide hotline number or other appropriate emergency services for your country in this directory provided by OpenCounseling. --- Topic 1: "Furnace" - Death. Begins at (1:43), CW for Infertility, sex, death, loss of innocence, bomb mention. Topic 2: "Drowning Burning Flying Falling" - Loss of agency. Begins at (12:33), CW for Suicide, death, grief, suicidal ideation, suicidal thoughts, loss of agency. Topic 3: "Toxoplasmosis of the Brain" - Death camps. Begins at (24:57), CW for abandonment, HIV/AIDS, stereotyping based on death, child death, death, rape, genocide, murder. Promo for CPOV Reignite; Spoiler-free wrap-up and ratings: Begins at (34:45). --- If you'd like to make a monthly donation, please check us out on Patreon. Patrons at any level will receive the bonus Epilogue episode for this book. To make a one-time donation please support us on Ko-Fi. You can check out Robin's written review of the book at Reviews That Burn. Find all our links on our Carrd. Music provided by HeartBeatArt and is used with permission.


31 May 2021

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Ryan North (Slaughterhouse-Five)

My Summer Lair

My Summer Lair host Sammy Younan interviews writer Ryan North who (along with Albert Monteys) skillfully adapted Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five as a graphic novel. My Summer Lair Chapter #169: If You Haven't Read The Book Will You Be Willing To Read The First-Ever Graphic Novel Adaptation Of Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five? Recorded: Tuesday December 29 at 1pm (EST)


16 Mar 2021

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Creannotators #34: “Slaughterhouse-Five” Interview With Writer Ryan North!

Best Comics Ever

This week on Creannotators, I talk with Ryan North about Slaughterhouse-Five: The Graphic Novel, an incredible comics adaptation of the Kurt Vonnegut classic novel. We talk Vonnegut, Squirrel Girl, Power Pack, and a whole lot more! On Comic Book Herald’s ‘Creannotators’ I’ll be interviewing some of my favorite creators in comics about specific runs, graphic novels or series, looking for their insights on the inspirations behind the work and ideas or hidden material readers may have missed. Creannotators is an audio annotative guide to enjoying the intricacies and thinking in the art. Thanks for listening, and enjoy the comics! Slaughterhouse-Five is: Author: Kurt Vonnegut Writer: Ryan North Artist: Albert Monteys ——————————————————————————————————- Music for Best Comics Ever by Anthony Weis. Check out more music at anthonyweis.com. Subscribe on iTunes To learn how you can support Best Comics Ever and receive more exclusive content from Comic Book Herald, check out the Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/comicbookherald For the Comic Book Herald reading club through every year of Marvel Comics, check out mymarvelousyear.com The post Creannotators #34: “Slaughterhouse-Five” Interview With Writer Ryan North! appeared first on Comic Book Herald.


9 Feb 2021

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Off Panel #288: So It Goes with Ryan North

Off Panel: A Comics Interview Podcast

In this week's episode of Off Panel, the writer of my comic of the year - Ryan North - joins to share the story behind his adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five. North discusses his own history with the story, its impact on him, his reaction to the idea of adapting it, its fit as a comic book, the experience of adapting it, wham lines, the genius of Albert Monteys, the timing of its release, adapting stories into other mediums, the Billy Pilgrim in him, and more.

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4 Jan 2021

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Covid Operation EP 73 Writing for Comics with Ryan North pt. 2

StoryArk Network

Welcome back to the second part of my interview with Comic Writer, Ryan North!  Ryan North is a writer of games, comic books AND boring ol’ regular books including the wildly popular HOW TO INVENT EVERYTHING! You can read his stuff online and in print, and you can play it too. Besides writing books, he also writes for television and games – you can see some of that here. 


22 Jul 2020

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Covid Operation EP 68 Writing for Comics with Ryan North: Part One

StoryArk Network

Today we're going to talk with Ryan North! Ryan North is a writer of games, comic books AND boring ol’ regular books including the wildly popular HOW TO INVENT EVERYTHING! You can read his stuff online and in print, and you can play it too. Besides writing books, he also writes for television and games – you can see some of that here. 


15 Jul 2020