The GAR! Podcast 141: Interview with Special Guest Joe DeVito

Special Guest Joe DeVito!
Special Guest Joe DeVito!

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This week’s episode of The GAR! Podcast includes discussion of the following:

intro / Joe DeVito / Masterpiece Editions / Chip Kidd / Chris Ware / sculpting / the Kickstarter / Michelangelo and Da Vinci / Skull Island / memories of King Kong / Casablanca disappointment / Max Steiner / Exodus and The Wall / worldbuilding / BOOM! Studios comic series / Brad Strickland / Will Murray / Doc Savage / the look / the movie / steampunk / Da Vinci’s Demons / Joe’s convention schedule / closing /

Joe Devito’s Kickstarter launches next week to finance the three books we discussed on the podcast – God, Myth, & Monsters: The Art of Joe DeVito, and the novellas Skull Island: Exodus and Skull Island: The Wall. When the Kickstarter launches, we’ll have further information for you here at The GAR! Podcast.

Thanks to Richard Greene for arranging this interview!



Joe DeVito

Kong of Skull Island

Chip Kidd

Chris Ware

BOOM! Studios

Kong of Skull Island at BOOM! Studios

Brad Strickland

Monsters & Robots Convention

Arizona Doc Con


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The Biff Bam Pop! Podcast Network

Glenn’s Twitter

Ray’s Twitter

The Adventures of Ray

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Art by Joe DeVito, photo from <a href="">DocSavage.Org</a>
Art by Joe DeVito, photo from DocSavage.Org

GAR! Podcast Episode 18: Ray-to-Glenn Ratio Is About 80-20 This Week

Ever have a case of blabbermouth? Yes, that was me (Ray) this week. I overwhelmed Glenn. Bless him for letting me. After two days of being cooped up in a hotel, working hard, and spending another 6 or so issues in the car, I was looking forward to this podcast. Maybe a little too much, because I was just bursting at the seams…anyway, give it a listen. Please remember to give us some feedback! We’ll take any of the following:

This week’s podcast includes discussion of the following:

intro / the lottery / mortal enemies / poisoned / reverse Chris Rock logic / comics for 45 year olds / Harlan Ellison on Scooby-Doo / grumpy little troll / Harlan and Fantagraphics / Kirby creates the Marvel Universe / revision rights / Jack’s artwork / it always comes back to Steve Ditko / smelliest super-villain / Breaking Bad / Paul Dini / Agents of SMASH / Avengers Assemble / Clancy Brown / Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker / Ray’s worst college year / Arch Rivals / Prince or The Time / Stories About Prince / Silver Age Superman newspaper strips / what we’re reading / Into the Woods / cat shoutouts, excuses, and closing / baked beans / Sonic Drive-In /


“We publish comics for 45 year olds.”

Harlan Ellison on Scooby-Doo

Ellison Vs. Fleischer

Court Rules Against Kirby Heirs

Glenn’s review of “Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.”

Glenn’s reviews of Avengers Assemble

Arch Rivals

Stories About Prince

Nick Kroll – On a Scale of One to Prince (not safe for work or family)

Superman: The Silver Age Newspaper Dailies Vol. 1: 1959-1961

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Wives

L.D. Davis

South Jersey Writers

Glenn’s review of Earth 2 #15

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

Into the Woods

Pineland Players

Sonic at French Fry Diary


Chris Rock on Pre-Nups (NSFW, I think)

Harlan Ellison on Scooby-Doo (Ray’s note- holy crap, Glenn’s right)

Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker

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