#144 – A Free Book & Some Silly Voices: Changing Ragbag, Plausibility & Getting Away With It With Frank Burton
Nov 14th, 2021
Frank Burton; author, podcaster, voice actor and friend of the show returns for yet another conversation with Mike! The pair discuss Frank’s latest book; Getting Away With It, the process of recording an audiobook, the changes to his show; the Ragbag podcast and more!
In more detail, the two Burton’s conversation starts with Frank explaining how the Ragbag podcast is changing in 2022, how Frank keeps track of the Ragbag universe, he then talks about ideas for a future book and explains the themes within Getting Away With It. Frank then talks about how he put the audiobook together and the various voices he put on, before delving into how he came up with the main idea of his new book, his plans for an audio sitcom and the conversation comes to a close with Frank talking about his other show; I Like The Sound, showing us some cool sounds and talks about the 100th episode of Ragbag!
Find Frank on Twitter @RagbagPresents and @RagbagRambler
Frank’s previous appearances on GCC are episodes 34, 56 & 86!
In the last episode of GCC, number 143, Mike spoke with Paolo Villanelli; Italian comic book artist responsible for drawing many of our favourite characters within Star Wars comics & more! In more detail, Paolo talks about how he got into the career of drawing comic books before talking about what it’s like being one, including timescales, his relationship to the comic writers, colour artists and editors, how much freedom Paolo gets when illustrating including panelling & layout and how drawing ongoing series is easier than one-off issues or mini-series. Paolo also talks about working digitally, variant covers and more!
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Find Mike’s other show; Star Wars: Comics In Canon on Spotify & the other podcast apps on the feed of Comics In Motion. Episodes are out every Saturday; episodes 0-77 are out now, in ep 77 Mike tackled the fourth full chapter of the War of The Bounty Hunters, in ep 76 Mike tackled the horror stories Tales From Vader’s Castle for Halloween and then in ep 75 Mike started on the first volume of Bounty Hunters comics! Previous episodes topics include Lando comics, the Journals of Old Ben Kenobi, Kanan Jarrus, Count Dooku, Kylo Ren, Darth Maul, how C-3PO got his red arm, book reviews & more – https://spoti.fi/3sOtqCw
Mike returned to Star Wars Timeline to talk about The Force Awakens here: https://youtu.be/c4VMXeBU3W4 The Last Jedi here: https://youtu.be/7dGEsdfSMkY and The Rise of Skywalker here: https://youtu.be/9fZWXji7_Jo
Mike was recently on the Beernuts Productions podcast, listen here: https://spoti.fi/3jpLjpD
Mike along with 5 other members of Comics In Motion discussed Art Spiegelman's Maus in the 2nd CiM Book Club: https://bit.ly/BC2Maus
You can also email Mike at GenuineChitChat@outlook.com with any reviews, comments or suggestions.