Tuesday Night Comics Podcast Episode 33...

Welcome to another episode of the Tuesday Night Comics podcast, brought to you by tuesdaynightmovies.com. In this episode, Billy and Dave preview new comics coming out Wednseday, 8/20/14, including Grant Morrison’s Multiversity, and discuss their recent reads. Plus, they go in depth on the Easter eggs in Chris Roberson and Dennis Culver’s Edison Rex.   http://ia902308.us.archive.org/19/items/TuesdayNightComicsEpisode33/Tuesday%20Night%20Comics%20Episode%2033.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android |...

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Director Jay Oliva Talks Justice League: War...

In the third and final installment of my interviews with the crew from DC Animation at NYCC regarding the upcoming Justice League: War animated movie, I sat down with Director Jay Oliva. Jay is no stranger to directing animation, as he’s already directed Green Lantern: Emerald Knights and the excellent Batman: The Dark Knights Returns Parts 1 and 2, among other things. Jay explained what makes Justice League: War different from Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox. “It’s much more ensemble than Flashpoint. In Flashpoint, Flash was clearly the main one.” Cyborg does have a major arc in Justice League: War though.  “In this one, Cyborg is the one the audience can empathize with more, because you see him as a regular guy, and then you see him become the hero he eventually does.” But from the sound of it, unlike in Flashpoint, the story will be more divided among the League members and not mainly focus on one hero. Jay explained, “(Cyborg) has more of an arc. Batman shows up and he’s Batman. There’s no Batman arc…He’s just Batman from beginning to end. He’s just a bad ass all the way through.” I asked Jay if Geoff Johns, the writer of the Justice League comic that Justice League: War is based on, was involved in the script at all. Unfortunately, Jay didn’t know how much involvement Johns had with the script. “When I start, it’s usually after the script has been written. Then I take over and try to do my adaptation of that,” Jay went on to elaborate. When you sit down with Jay, the first thing you’ll notice about him is that he very energetic. I think this comes from the huge level of enthusiasm he has for his work with Warner...