Pop Culture Hounding - Jim Zub And Matt Pizzolo

by Chris Thompson

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This week saw some rather interesting discussion and commentary after Jim Zubkavich (Skullkickers) did a post on his blog about The Reality of Mainstream Creator-Owned Comics. In the same week, Wired.com did a feature on Matt Pizzolo (Occupy Comics) who they referred to as World’s Most Wired Comics Creator.

I found them to be two clever, and potentially quite different, views of comics – so I tweeted the links to all who would listen, and was pleasantly surprised when first Matt and then Jim decided to tweet back. We chatted and I soon knew it had to be a podcast, even if we were spread across three different time-zones (GMT, EST & PST!)

So I’m pleased to present this very special episode, outside of our regular transmissions, with Jim Zub & Matt Pizzolo in conversation. To get in touch, discuss sponsorship opportunities or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. You can also follow me on Twitter: @popculturehound.

Jim Zubkavich Twitter: @JimZub
Jim Zub’s blog: www.jimzub.com
Skullkickers website: www.skullkickers.com

Matt Pizzolo Twitter: @pizzolo
Halo8 website: halo8.tv
Black Mask Studios website: blackmaskstudios.com

If you want to read Jim’s original blog post referenced during the interview, you can find that here: The Reality of Mainstream Creator-Owned Comics

And if you’d like to read Matt’s interview with Wired.com, you can find that here: World’s Most Wired Comics Creator

Bleeding Cool's coverage of San Diego Comic Con 2015 is brought to you by Valiant's BOOK OF DEATH #1 – in stores July 15th. Visit ValiantUniverse.com for more information.

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