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Conversation with Scott Beatty

CGS: Episode 68 (October 20, 2005)

He's DC's go-to guy for all things Batman. He's Scott Beatty. Chances are if you have read a Bat-book, you have read Scott Beatty. In a wonderfully pleasant discussion Scott lets us in on many of his stories and adventures in the world of writing comics. Join us. (1:31:12)

(01:24) Interview
With writer Scott Beatty.

(01:44) On his earliest comics as a reader, a brief insight into Dick
Grayson/Nightwing and how he broke into writing for comics.
(08:05) On the demise of CrossGen and the Beatty-penned Ultimate
Guides & DC Encyclopedia from DK Publishing.
(17:24) On how to pronounce "Ra's al Ghul", Scott's thoughts on Marvel
Comics and more DC Ultimate Guides.
(27:17) On Son of Vulcan, characters Scott would like to write and his
thoughts on Infinite Crisis.
(37:21) On the future of the comics industry, Batman Begins and other
Batman movies and Beatty's use of Bane in Gotham Knights.
(50:03) On his current work.
(52:30) Stump the Beatty.
(55:50) Scott's website and the wrap-up.
(58:32) Our post-interview wrap-up.

(59:12) Stump the Rios
Submitted by Adam Cornelia.

(1:07:42) Movie Talk
Earth vs. the Spider and Spider-Babe.

(1:13:10) Quarters in the Jar
Listener email from Carley Carrel, girlfriend and flatter to color artist Morry Hollowell igniting a discussion on colorists and the role they play in creating comics and costuming at conventions.