Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Episode 50 - Geeks! Ninjas! G.O.T. soap? OH MY!!!

The cast of Beaucoup Pop is back, bringing you everything you need to know about whats going on in the pop culture world...and maybe some things that you didn't need to know, BUT WE GIVE IT TO YOU ANYWAY!!!
Holy chinchillas BATMAN, it’s our 50th episode!!!! 

It’s a milestone Poppers and we’re doing it up right. We are growing ever so close to the Lexington Comic and Toy Convention, and the Beaucoup Pop crew is once again bringing you one-on-one interviews with some of the creators who will be filling it’s floors. This week we’ve got Michael Kotora (Lone), Jenny Stead (Ninja’d), Brett Hatfield (Mimics), and Natasha Collier (Kentucky Geek Girl) stopping by to give us the skinny on what they’re offering at this year’s con. Check out their bio's and links in the show notes below. 
We also review Disney's new John Carter of Mars film. Thanks to Mark Weaver from the Generation Mouse Podcast, Tressa, Kerry and Matt were able to see the regional premiere in Louisville!! And, it wouldn't be an episode of Beaucoup Pop with awkward conversations about sex. Let's do this!!
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You may be asking yourself...what happened to episode 48? Episode 48 - THE LOST EPISODE will be a fan exclusive. You'll have to listen to our pre-LCTC episodes 49-51 to find out details on how to obtain your copy of this super SECRET episode!

Jenny Stead

Jenny is a self taught artist from London, KY who's been drawing since age 4. Her signature character, Ally, from her comic Ninja'd has been based on her since age 16 when Ally was created for her High School Senior Project. Jenny loves to write and draw and is currently working on her new comic 'Secret of the Reibai' hopefully coming out some time soon. She's currently a freelance sketch card artist and concept designer.

Michael Kotora

Michael is a Kentucky artist with a BA in Art from Eastern Kentucky University. During his time at Eastern he spent four years as an Editorial Cartoonist/ Illustrator for the Campus newspaper, The Eastern Progress. Since graduating he's been published twice. His influences include Jim Lee, J. Scott Campbell, Masamune Shirow, Todd McFarlane, Barry Windsor Smith, Stephen Platt, Mark Kidwell, Scott Williams, Frank Miller, Art Adams, Greg Capullo, Jack Kirby, Michael Golden, Travis Charest, Pat Lee, Richard Bennett, Marc Silvestri, Billy Tan, Dale Keown, Michael Turner, and many many more

Kentucky Geek Girl (Natasha Collier)
Natasha is the founder of Kentucky Geek Girl, a blog devoted to all things gaming, geek and pop culture. While she is not a visual artist or expert in the comic book world, she most certainly appreciates the talents and creativity of those who work in the comic industry. She has, however, been writing and creating fiction since she was able to formulate words. Nowadays, you can find her in the stacks of the Transylvania University library writing away the hours on various history and anthropology assignments. Natasha has fused her academic pursuits of history and anthropology with her interest in popular culture and enjoys analyzing the intersection of culture and history. She is also an avid gamer who enjoys role playing games, board games, MMOs such as World of Warcraft, all of which she discusses on her blog. Natasha also likes to discuss her interests in music, movies, books, and anime. Her major loves include Star Trek, Indiana Jones, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She is also a proud Hufflepuff.

Brett Hatfield
Brett Hatfield is a comic book and children's book author and artist from Lexington, KY. He does sketch cards of famous comic book characters in children's book form. He is currently working on his first comic book titled "Mimics." Brett started drawing and writing his own comics when he was 7 years old. He continued his love of drawing his entire childhood and has recently graduated from the University of Kentucky school of fine arts. His future plans include publishing his own comic book and children book.


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