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Conversation with Timothy Truman

CGS: Episode 80 (December 1, 2005)

People from Pennsylvania kick ass! We are practically neighbors with artist/writer Timothy Truman, so we got him on the phone for a chat. He's responsible for such works as Scout, Grim Jack, Jonah Hex, and more. He's a graduate of the Kubert School and he has some great stories to tell. (1:36:13)

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(01:56) Interview
With Tim Truman.

(02:33) On first reading comics, Tim's favorite artists and his time at the
Joe Kubert School.
(16:29) On breaking into the business, Hawkworld and meeting Gardner
Fox and his upcoming Conan work.
(24:00) On the "rebel" archetype that attracts Tim as a creator and how
that reflects current events, Scout and which does Tim prefer,
being a writer-artist or just the artist.
(31:11) On working with Sam Glanzman, his fondness for early
American History and other characters that he'd like to work on.
(38:35) On his children, Ben and Emily, thoughts on how small press
can succeed in today's market and his love of music.
(49:27) On his website and convention appearances.
(55:04) Our post-interview wrap-up and our favorite Truman works.

(1:00:48) Convention Talk
Listener Sean Whelan fills us in on the Mid-Ohio Comic Con's 25th anniversary.

(1:15:25) Stump the Rios
Submitted by Adam Douglass.

(1:22:44) Off the Rack
Comic reviews on the Waid/Kitson Legion of Super-Heroes, J.M. Straczynski's Fantastic Four, Vertigo's Loveless, Marvel Team-Up and Captain Atom: Armageddon.

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