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Season 8, Ep. 7: Futurestates (Part 1 with Greg Pak)

Saturday School Podcast

Throughout this season of Saturday School, we've been exploring the history of Asian American sci-fi films. So far, we've mostly focused on indie films from the 1980s to 2000s that overcame limited budgets and technologies to show what creative genre storytelling about Asian Americans could look like. Where was it leading? What would be possible if there was some organized funding around these stories? In 2010, the public TV and web series FutureStates, spearheaded by Karim Ahmad, commissioned filmmakers to create short films that imagined today's social issues in tomorrow's America. We're going to spend the next 3 episodes on FutureStates, starting with an interview with director Greg Pak, who was one of many Asian American directors who were asked to participate in the series. Greg Pak writes comics for both Marvel and DC - everything from the Hulk, Hercules, Darth Vader, Batman, Superman to Amadeus Cho. But because we are Saturday School, we spend all of our time talking to him about "Robot Stories" - which we started this season with! - and his FutureStates shorts. "Mister Green" stars Tim Kang as a government official who has failed to prevent the worst case scenarios of climate change. "Happy Fun Room" stars Cindy Cheung as a traumatized kids' show host trying (unsuccessfully) to warn the children of dangerous robot uprisings outside.


4 Jul 2022

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Ep 61: Greg Pak Writer Spotlight

The Cosmic Force: A Star Wars Comics Podcast by Youtini

Writer Greg Pak is best known for his work on the Darth Vader (2020) series. He's also done a few other Star Wars titles! Join Tyler, Emma, and Caleb as they break down his background, his work in Star Wars, the common themes he incorporates in his work, and the characters he writes best. Also, this week is one of the largest Weekly Pull Lists in the history of the show!▶Get your copy of Doctor Aphra (2020) #21 | https://geni.us/hfW9bXg▶Get your copy of Darth Vader (2020) #24 | https://geni.us/um5Up▶Get your copy of Han Solo & Chewbacca #3 | https://geni.us/rF0ne▶Get your copy of Obi-Wan #2 | https://geni.us/sxbwqQ▶Get your copy of Legends Epic Collection: Tales of the Jedi Vol. 2 | https://geni.us/EyQVnv▶Complete Star Wars Timeline | https://tinyurl.com/yznkb8w7▶New Book & Comic Releases on Youtini.com | https://tinyurl.com/4bnhp8du-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------JOIN OUR COMMUNITY▶ WEBSITE https://www.youtini.com▶ DISCORD https://www.youtini.com/discord▶ TWITTER https://twitter.com/youtini_us▶ INSTAGRAM https://www.instagram.com/youtini_us/?hl=en▶ FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/youtini -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------SUPPORT YOUTINI▶ WEEKLY CONTENT ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/youtini▶ YOUTINI MERCH: https://www.youtini.com/merch -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------GET MORE STAR WARS BOOKS▶ Get A FREE Star Wars Audiobook: https://www.youtini.com/audible▶ Best Canon Book To Read First: https://www.youtini.com/book/lost-stars▶ Best Legends Books To Read: https://www.youtini.com/guide/best-star-wars-legends-books

1hr 7mins

4 Jul 2022

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Greg Pak Returns | TX

Southern Fried Asian

Southern Fried Asian is back and so is one of our previous guests. Keith welcomes back Greg Pak -- whose moving new autobiographical project I Belong to You / Motherland is being turned into a choral performance in Austin -- to discuss belonging and loss and share memories of his mother and childhood in Texas. For more info on Greg's appearance at Dragon's Lair Comics in Austin, go here: https://www.dlair.net/austin/ You can also purchase tickets for the Inversion Ensemble performance of I Belong to You / Motherland here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/inversion-ensemble-presents-i-belong-to-you-tickets-270735064867 Friends of the NOC get their first month of podcast hosting for free when they sign up at https://libsyn.com and use the code FRIEND Get a FREE one-year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND five FREE travel packs with your first purchase of Athletic Greens by visiting https://athleticgreens.com/EMERGING Subscribe to the Southern Fried Asian podcast on iTunes, Google Play, NPR One, Spotify, and Stitcher Radio! Support Hard NOC Media on Patreon and GoFundMe. Buy merch on TeePublic! Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Also, welcome new listeners who have found this podcast because Vanity Fair named it an "essential AAPI listen!" Our official theme music is the song "Top Down" by Chops, Timothy Flu, and Mic Barz. Podcast logo by Jef Castro. Southern Fried Asian is produced by Keith Chow and Jes Vu.


22 Jun 2022

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Episode 1291 - Greg Pak (I Belong To You/Motherland)!

Comic News Insider

In a last minute special episode, Jimmy and pal Greg Pak chat about his new illustrated book of poetry called I BELONG TO YOU/MOTHERLAND. It's about growing up half Korean in Texas and not quite belonging but totally bound to the flora and fauna of the place. It's also about lessons, memory and the death of his mother.  Great photos by both his mother and Greg with original art by comic book artists like Shing Yin Khor, Sean Chen, Ethan Young and more. Greg talks about the origin of the book as a libretto for a choral group in Texas that will perform it in a few weeks. They also chat about growing up as latchkey kids and having the freedom to explore and do things that were normal back then. A sense of belonging is a strong part of the book as well and Greg tells of us his struggles. It's also a lovely tribute to his mother and he talks of the joy of growing up with her and the goodness she instilled in him. A beautiful memoir indeed! The book is out June 25th and will be exclusively available for purchase via the Austin, Texas comic book shop Dragon's Lair. It will be available elsewhere shortly after. Also, get a hold of us! Thanks for listening!


8 Jun 2022

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Talking Duo, new Milestone stories with Greg Pak, Khoi Pham, and Scott Hanna

AIPT Comics

Visit our Patreon page to see the various tiers you can sign up for today to get in on the ground floor of AIPT Patreon. We hope to see you chatting with us on our Discord soon!NEWSDr. Strange…our THOUGHTS!DC Comics releases 'Dark Crisis' checklist and first 7 pages of FCBD Dark Crisis specialMarvel unveils Predator vs. Marvel variant covers‘Gwen Stacy’ series to wrap up with ‘Giant-Size Gwen Stacy’ #1‘Stranger Things Summer Special One-Shot’ drops into comics shops on July 6thValiant announces ‘Ninjak: Superkillers’ for February 2023Our Top Books of the WeekDave:Spider-Man 2099: Exodus (2022): Alpha (Steve Orlando, Paul Fry)Nubia & The Amazons: Coronation Special #1 (Various)Nathan:One Star Squadron #6 (Mark Russell, Steve Lieber)Spider-Man 2099: Exodus Alpha (Steve Orlando, Paul Fry)Standout KAPOW moment of the week:Nathan - Batman Beyond: Neo-Year #2 (Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly, Max Dunbar)Dave - Batman #123 (Josh Williamson, Howard Porter)TOP BOOKS FOR NEXT WEEKDave: Grim #1 (Stephanie Phillips, Flaviano)Nathan: Moon Knight: Black, White & Blood #1 (various)JUDGING BY THE COVER JR.Dave: Batman: Urban Legends #15 (Riley Rossmo Cover)Nathan: Batgirls #6 (Audrey Mok cover)Segment: Interview - Greg Pak, Khoi Pham, and Scott Hanna for Duo #1 May 17I understand Reggie Hudlin pitched you the idea, Greg, when you first heard it where did your mind wander surrounding the idea of having your romantic partner forever inside your head?What's it like working with Denys Cowan and Reginald Hudlin on this?What was your first entry into Milestone comics?Duo is set in a new location called Earth-M, what was the starting material for this world before you kicked things off?Greg and Khoi, you worked on Hercules together, what's it like getting the band back together for this project?Representation matters so much, especially in comics, with Kelly and David being Vietnamese-American and a Korean-American stuck inside one body, will we see an exploration of how they navigate their own family ties?Speaking of those creepy creatures, is that skin like a whale's skin? It looks squishy!The series seems well timed seeing as just a few days ago research came out about why humans tend to die around 80, how much research went into this project surrounding nanotech and health?Duo is about a superhero who gets their powers from an accident which got me wondering...which superhero is your favorite who got their powers from an accident?Koi and Scott you get to draw some creepy looking creatures and a super-suit, what has been the most fun to draw so far?

1hr 18mins

8 May 2022

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Ronin Island by Greg Pak and Giannis Milonogiannis

Who Watches the Watchers?

We talk about the feudal adventure comic, Ronin Island, by Greg Pak, Giannis Milonogiannis, Irma Kniivila and Simon Bowland. We talk about the themes of prejudice and acceptance of one's identity that's presented in the book. As well as the absolutely beautiful artwork that's presented within the book. Follow us on Instagram for the love of god: https://www.instagram.com/comicbookraiders/


18 Aug 2021

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Episodio 334: Darth Vader de Greg Pak


Después de casi un mes sin subir episodio por razones técnicas, nuestros intrépidos Superweyes viajan a una galaxia muy, muy lejana, pero en tiempo presente para visitar a un cierto señor obscuro, el hombre que destruyó a los Jedi desde adentro: Darth Vader y la gran serie escrita por Greg Pak, ilustrada por Raffaele Lenco -un artista a quien hay que seguirle la pista-. Una historia llena de momentos icónicos,  páginas espectaculares y ciertos aspectos debatibles con un origen muy especial.  Acompáñenos en este viaje osado podescucha, por la vida de Anakin Skywalker, sus traumas y arrepentimientos y seamos testigos juntos de todo su poder. Además! Nobody, la mejor película de acción de rokola que usted no ha visto por no querer ir al cine, Avengers de Jason Aaron y la serie de Doctor Doom! 'Nuff Said! Descarga aquí (click derecho y guardar como)o Escucha directamente:If you canto see the audio controls, listen/download the audio file here

23 May 2021

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Episode 1197 - Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: GREG PAK!

Comic News Insider

It's Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month and our Filipino host Jimmy wants to showcase fellow AAPI. Joining him is award winning Korean American writer and filmmaker Greg Pak. Greg has worked on such comics as Hulk, Star Wars, Action Comics, X-Men, Mech Cadet Yu, Ronin Island, John Wick, Stranger Things and many more. They chat about his current work including a new Boom! Studios edition The Princess Who Saved Herself, Darth Vader, his story in DC's AAPHM anthology and Firefly. They also discuss the importance of Asian representation in comics/TV/film, why he got into writing, food, conventions, creating characters and so much more. A fun, entertaining and great catch up. Thanks to Greg for taking the time! Also, get a hold of us! Thanks for listening!

1hr 1min

19 May 2021

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31. Comics: Darth Vader por Greg Pak (#1 - #5)

El Podcast De Estar Güars

En este episodio: Reseño los primeros 5 comics de la serie de Darth Vader por Greg Pak.  La discusión contiene SPOILERS. Recuerden comentar, darnos "subscribe", dejarnos una reseña, decirnos que quieren escuchar en futuros episodios, etc. Puedes leer mis artículos en: starwarseditor.com Nos pueden seguir en: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/epestarguars/                   Twitter: https://twitter.com/EPEstarGuars?s=20             Reseñas de las películas: Ep. I - The Phantom Menace: https://open.spotify.com/episode/0AgRpbfI1uQIq0gan1ozS2?si=MXrFy0M0RCe4fjT3Z4-RAA           Ep. II - Attack of the Clones: https://open.spotify.com/episode/05Q04XC6Uw5LZbasrum40G?si=3axNYW0ARVyijAkuKkry1g        Ep. III - Revenge of the Sith: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5PvZSid1BnwxuTct0PxJMj?si=9ECT_4RCTeuFi49FdqNvow            Solo: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5I6sfK9Rcq4K8Pat0LwqRF?si=y5ERfTQxRz-2B9kOUsC3yw               Rogue One: https://open.spotify.com/episode/10oXMhW5KutouHpP4cCjbu?si=wpXwfcmtTpiTsWxduesdjQ           Ep. IV - A New Hope: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5S9OGmAbKXlJ1Md2XdXtCU?si=iw2ztsUWQOaDKB9m1S3ruQ               Ep. V - The Empire Strikes Back: https://open.spotify.com/episode/0jW4HCxTLFcKGx5MFzctkI?si=JkYbX_ONR6CpQHzEHu4azw               Ep. VI - Return of the Jedi: https://open.spotify.com/episode/467EVTsiSVhYZko7OZ317M?si=luVANRFiQ2WvP-UMVOQkaQ            Ep. VII - The Force Awakens: https://open.spotify.com/episode/0ygFxxMKM1fKb8Iuh6dcyx?si=_QJSlkC6R3eIEGXHuj_77A          Ep. VIII - The Last Jedi: https://open.spotify.com/episode/50bFOazgd3B8QzUPxVhFx0?si=b1ck7Q2BSpCUqo5_PcCChg               Ep. IX - The Rise of Skywalker: https://open.spotify.com/episode/6hGwkrd9zCZBm5K6WyprRy?si=yeFUZBKfRxaKJ1Qy6ITRVg     --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/el-podcast-de-estar-guars/support


18 Sep 2020

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Big Trouble in Little China/Escape from New York by Greg Pak, Daniel Bayliss, and Triona Farrell

Books & Nachos

Snake Plissken is back, but which Snake Plissken is the real Snake Plissken? After reviewing four BOOM! Studios Escape from New York graphic novels, Jakob and Jason shake the pillars of heaven to see John Carpenter’s antihero go head-to-head with an alter ego from Little China. That’s right, Jack Burton is back, and he’s teaming with Snake to take on villains of the past, and present. Join us once more for the final episode in our Books & Nachos Escape from New York series.


23 Jul 2020