Jan 24, 2024
We're back! And so is Philip Kennedy Johnson! We sit down with PKJ for the second time to talk about his recently wrapped runs on Action Comics & Alien. Listen now!
Apologies for delay in episodes - see blog post for more
Last time we spoke was Feb. 2021, discussing Last Sons of America, Kill A Man and end of The Last God
What was something you wanted to do with Superman that hadn’t been done before?
Exploration of Clark-Jon relationship - so many emotional moments
Warworld Saga - why go with Mongul for main villain of storyline?
Love Osul and Otho - their lack of exposure to anything resembling compassion and love, and the welcoming by the Superman family, is best addition to mythos in a long time
Superman family gets major focus here - family is thru-line running across the entire arc
Special point on Kong Kenan and his “defection”
Blue Earth movement - *chef’s kiss*
Another instance of a father doing anything for his son in first arc
Was it always the plan to have 3 separate arcs across 2 volumes?
How much input did you have into Xenomorph designs, or was that all artists?
Next episodes: Speedball, Deathstroke
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