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#60 Batman’s Batman With Michael Uslan

May 15, 2022

There have been many Batman films throughout the decades and the person responsible for all of them since the 1989 release “Batman” is Michael Uslan. In this episode, the hosts chatted with Michael about his journey in bring…

Guest: Michael Uslan
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MOVIE REVIEW: Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness With Richard Nebens

May 9, 2022

Doctor Strange Into The Multiverse Of Madness is the 28th Marvel Cinematic Universe film, the most anticipated movie of the year for Marvel Studios, and their first attempt at creating a horror genre movie. Sean reviews the …

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#59 We Only Kill Each Other With Peter Krause

May 1, 2022

Dark Horse Comics recently published the trade paperback of the popular comic series We Only Kill Each Other by Stephanie Phillips, Peter Krause, Ellie Wright, and Troy Peteri. Sean and Kevin had a chance to speak to the art…

Guest: Peter Krause
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#56 Teaching With Comics With Tim Smyth

March 15, 2022

ABOUT THE EPISODE Educator and author Tim Smyth joined the show to talk about how he’s taught with comics in his classroom over a 20-year teaching career. Tim shares how he got started using comics, the different ways they …

Guest: Tim Smyth
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#54 Grieving Mall With R. Alan Brooks

Feb. 15, 2022

Kevin and Sean speak with comic author and illustrator Alan Brooks. They discuss Alan’s latest work, Grieving Mall and how he approaches important social topics in his writing. He also shares his message on pursuing creative…

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#53 ”Maus” & The McMinn County School Board

Feb. 1, 2022

About The Episode Recently, the McMinn County school board in Tennessee decided to ban the classroom use of the graphic novel Maus, which depicts a firsthand account of the Holocaust via anthropomorphic animals. The decisio…

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#52 Bi Visibility with Kat Calamia

Jan. 15, 2022

About the episode Sean and Kevin sit down to talk about comics with writer and YouTuber Kat Calamia. We discuss some of her recent work including the creator-owned project, The Dancer, and the Kickstarter campaign for her c…

Guest: Kat Calamia
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#48 Circle City Ghostbusters with Jacob Bartlett

Nov. 15, 2021

About the episode Eager with anticipation of the release of the new film Ghostbusters: Afterlife, Sean and Kevin sit down to talk to Jacob Bartlett of the Circle City Ghostbusters to talk about their favorite memories from …

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#45 The Power Of Comics With Matthew Smith

Oct. 15, 2021

About the episode Kevin and Sean interviews Dr. Matthew Smith, Dean of the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences and Professor of Communication at Radford University, as well as the co-author of several books about …

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#40 Everpresent with Molly Farnsley

Aug. 15, 2021

About the episode Kevin and Sean interviews Molly Farnsley, an webcomic writer and artist, to talk about her journey and her series “Everpresent,” a fantasy-based webcomic that she has created. Listen in to learn when Molly …

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#39 Free Comic Book Day with Downtown Comics and Space Cadets Collection Collection

Aug. 1, 2021

In preparation for the return of Free Comic Book Day, we talk to local comic shop owners Jen King of SpaceCadets Collection Collection in Oak Ridge, TX, and Michael Costello of Downtown Comics in Indianapolis IN. Listen in a…

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#32 Why Wakanda Matters By Dr. Sheena Howard

May 1, 2021

On this episode of The Captioned Life, Dr. Sheena Howard joins Sean and Kevin for a conversation about her new book, Why Wakanda Matters: What Black Panther Reveals About Psychology, Identity, and Communication. Together we …

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#30 Count With Ibrahim Moustafa

April 15, 2021

The new original graphic novel, Count, answers the age old question: What do you get when you combine classic literature with sci-fi adventure? In this episode we get the chance to talk to author and artist, Ibrahim Moustafa…

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#29 Scout‘s Honor With David Pepose

April 1, 2021

In this episode, the Captioned Life Crew sits down with comics writer, David Pepose to discuss his new book, Scout’s Honor. We get David to peel back the layers on his writing process and some of the tough themes he tackles …

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#22 Second Coming with Mark Russell and Richard Pace

Nov. 5, 2020

In this episode, James and Sean interview Mark Russell and Richard Pace, the creators of "Second Coming" from Ahoy Comics. We talk about how the comic came about, the story elements, religion and culture, and its controversy…