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 WELCOME TO THE LAIRCAST™

 

Welcome to the LairCast™ Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy® podcast.

The LairCast™ is hosted by the Austin Lair’s Erin Firestine and Robbie LaBanca. We broadcast monthly creator interviews, industry insider knowledge and information about awesome happenings at Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy®!

The LairCast™ will also have on-air demos of games, RPG modules, on-site podcasting from conventions and events, plus customer interviews!


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Current Episodes

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LAIRCAST™ EPISODE 38: Joe Harris – Great Pacific

 

Tuesday October 22nd, 2012Download here!

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Joe HarrisGreat Pacific

Joe HarrisRobbie and Erin sit down with acclaimed comics writer Joe Harris to discuss Great Pacific, the hot new upcoming title from Image, and some of the global issues facing comics as we move to a digital industry. The conversation ranges from working with artists in another country, language barriers, environmental issues, digital first comics, and everything in between!

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 LAIRCAST™ EPISODE 37: R.A. Salvatore – Charon’s Claw

 

Thursday August 30, 2012Download here!

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R.A. Salvatore • Neverwinter: Charon’s Claw

RA SalvatoreRobbie and Erin sit down with New York Times best-selling author, R.A. Salvatore, to discuss the latest installment of his Neverwinter series, Charon’s Claw. This is a must-hear for any fan of Drizzt! Mr. Salvatore discusses plans for a future Neverwinter novel, his experiences developing villains and possible D&D adaptations for the big screen of some of his most popular proprieties.

Dragon’s Lair Reviews: Charon’s Claw!


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 LAIRCAST™ EPISODE 36: James Asmus

 

Tuesday August 7, 2012Download here!

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James Asmus

James AsmusBryan and Robbie sit down with James Asmus to chat about his upcoming work on Gambit, Thief of Thieves and more! This is a must hear episode for any fan of the Cajun playboy! James also gives some insider information on the recent announcement that AMC is working on a pilot to adapt Kirkman’s Thief of Thieves on which James is about to begin a brand new story arc! James also gives some great advice to those wanting to transition into writing comics from other areas of the entertainment industry.


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 LAIRCAST™ EPISODE 35: Joshua Dysart

 

Thursday June 7, 2012Download here!

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Joshua Dysart

Joshua DysartBryan and Robbie sit down with Eisner Award nominated writer Joshua Dysart to chat about his work on Unknown Soldier, BPRD and his new series Harbinger #1 from the revamped 90′s imprint, Valiant Comics. Joshua gives his take on the importance of research in the writing process, his view on the nature of human violence and much more! Check out this episode and then pick up a copy of Harbinger #1, on sale now!

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 LAIRCAST™ EPISODE 34: Christopher Golden

 

Sunday April 29, 2012Download here!

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Christopher Golden

Christopher GoldenDark Fantasy and Horror master, Christopher Golden sits down with Bryan and Matt to discuss his current collaboration with Mike Mignola, Joe Golem and the Drowning City as well as his upcoming work on the follow-up Baltimore series from Dark Horse and more! Chris also teases an upcoming project with Charline Harris (author of the Sookie Stackhouse novels) called Cemetery Girl!

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LairCast™ Episodes

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Episode Guests
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 1: The Little Comic Shop of Horrors (Oct 25 2010) LairCast™ hosts Alan & Odin talk to Ari Marmell, Victor Gischler and more at the Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy® Austin Little Comic Shop of Horrors event!
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 2: Pokemon & Batwoman (Oct 30 2010) LairCast™ host Odin talks to Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy® Austin‘s own Pokemon Professor, Jorge Vasquez and comic writer/artist J.H. Williams III.
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 3: Webcomics Rampage (pt. 1) (Oct 30 2010) The LairCast™ talk to Webcomics 2010 guests David Willis of Shortpacked and Joel Watson of Hijinks Ensue.
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 4: Webcomics Rampage 2010 (pt. 2) (Dec 04 2010) The LairCast™ talks with Danielle Corsetto of Girls with Slingshots.
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 5: Atomic Robo (Jan 04 2010) The LairCast™ talk to Brian Clevenger (writer) and Scott Wegener (artist) of Atomic Robo by Red 5 Comics.
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 6: Indie Games (pt 1): Shard RPG (Feb 03 2011) The LairCast™ talks with Aaron D’orive and Scott Jones, the creators of SHARD RPG.
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 7: Indie Games (pt 2): (Feb 03 2011) The LairCast™ talks with Justin de Witt, creator of Castle Panic.
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 8: David Petersen (Feb 15 2011) The LairCast™ talks with David Petersen of Mouse Guard. A possible movie, an RPG and more!
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 9: Indie Comics (Mar 01 2011) Extinct creator Fabian Rangel, Jr. and Dominic Sparano and David Rondinelli of Pronto Comics.
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 10: Cracked Monocle & the Tephra RPG (May 18, 2011) Daniel Burrow, lead TEPHRA RPG developer and president of Cracked Monocle took a few minutes to chat with the LairCast™.
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 11: Matt Fraction (June 13 2011) Matt Fraction, Marvel Comics wrtier and story architect sits down with Bryan Porter and Kalen Perez to talk about Fear Itself, Tony Stark, Immortal Iron Fist and more.
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 12: Marjorie Liu (July 07 2011) Marjorie Liu, novelist and Marvel comic writer chats with Bryan Porter and Kalen Perez about her work on Daken, X-23, Black Widow and her popular paranormal and romantic thriller novels. Check out this awesome interview to get insight into her work and future projects and find out how she made the jump from novels to comics.
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 13: Dan Abnett (July 14 2011) Award-winning British comic writer and novelist, Dan Abnett, sits down with Bryan and Kalen to discuss his work. Check out this podcast for information about his work on Marvel cosmic stories, Warhammer 40k novels, DC’s Flashpoint event and his future projects!
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 14: Matt Wagner (July 18 2011) Bryan and Rachel sit down with multiple Eisner award winner Matt Wagner of Grendel and Madame Xanadu fame to discuss his comics, the industry and the future of some of his most awaited projects. Fans of Mage – don’t miss this podcast! It contains news about the future of the final installment of the series several years in the making!
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 15: The Schwarz Brothers (July 29 2011) Michael and John Schwarz to discuss their upcoming comic Damaged by Radical Publishing, their work with actor Sam Worthington (Terminator Salvation, Avatar) and their new venture at Full Clip Productions.
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 16: Matt Sturges (August 9 2011) Rachel and Bryan sit down with local comic writer Matt Sturges of House of Mystery and Jack of Fables, to discuss his current work, future projects and person insights into making a living by writing comics and novels.
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 17: Legend of the Five Rings (August 15 2011) Bryan and Rachel, sit down with Dragon’s Lair’s own Monjoni Osso and Mike Hong who run the local play group for Legends of the Five Rings CCG to discuss the game, its world, lore and play style. This episode is chock full of information for new and loyal players of the game and gives insight in the the style of the game and its future expansions.
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 18: Eric Shanower (August 22 2011) Podcast hosts Bryan and Rachel sit down and chat with Eric Shanower, the Eisner award-winning writer/artist of Marvelous Land of Oz and Age of Bronze to discuss his work, views of original works vs. adaptations and his future projects. This episode is a must-listen for any fan of the Oz world or historical graphic novels!
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 19: Jeff Lemire (September 15 2011) Harvey-award nominated Canadian comic writer and artist Jeff Lemire sits down with Rachel and Bryan to discuss his titles Sweet Tooth, Superboy and his DC New 52 titles Animal Man and Frankenstein: Agent of Shade. Check out this episode if you are interested in the comic creative process as well as the future of the DCnU!
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 20: Joshua Hale Fialkov (September 19 2011) Rachel and Bryan chat with Harvey Award Nominated writer, Joshua Hale Fialkov about his work on such books as Echoes and upcoming books, Last of the Greats and the DCnU’s I, Vampire. This is a must hear episode for fans of indie and horror comics as well as anyone wanting to break into the industry. Joshua offers great advice on what it takes to be a comic writer and his views on non-superhero based books. Check out this episode and pick up his amazing books!
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 21: Chris Roberson (September 29 2011) Bryan and Jaime sit down with Chris Roberson to chat about his previous work on Superman, Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love and current books Elric: The Balance Lost, I, Zombie and all his upcoming projects! This awesome episode covers everything from Superman to Battlestar Galactica and back!
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 22: Cullen Bunn (October 03 2011) Rachel and Bryan sit down with Cullen Bunn to chat about his wildly successful comic Sixth Gun, upcoming post Fear Itself series, Fear Itself: Fearless and Showtime’s upcoming TV series development of his comic The Damned! This is a great listen for any fan of horror fiction, comics or anyone wanting to get into the industry!
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 23: Kieron Gillen (OCtober 10 2011) Podcast hosts Rachel and Bryan chat with Marvel’s super-star writer Kieron Gillen about everything from Uncanny X-Men to his love for Games Workshop. Gillen gives insight into the personalities of the members of the different X teams, the creation of kid Loki and his upcoming work with other publishers. Don’t miss this great episode with our friend from across the pond!
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 24: Sterling Gates (October 18 2011) Bryan and Rachel chat with comic writer Sterling Gates about everything from his current run on Hawk and Dove, previous work on Supergirl and more! Don’t miss Sterling’s epic story of how he got into the industry that involves tequila, Geoff Johns and growing up in a comic shop as a kid. This is a must hear episode for anyone who wants advice on how to get into comics, anyone who wants to hear about the unpublished adventures of the old DCU’s Supergirl and maybe even how to fight off ghosts in a haunted apartment!
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 25: RA Salvatore (October 28 2011) Bryan and Rachel sit down with New York Times Bestselling author R.A. Salvatore to discuss a wide range of topics from his newest novel (Neverwinter), baseball philosophy and the story behind the creation of the most famous Drow in the world, Drizzt Do’Urden. This is an amazing episode for any fan of fantasy writing and anyone looking for advice on the creative process. Don’t miss this insightful interview with one of the most critically acclaimed and prolific fantasy writers alive today!
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 26: Mike Carey (November 18 2011) Prolific comic writer and novelist,Mike Carey, joins Bryan and Rachel from across the pond to chat about his work on The Unwritten, X-Men Legacy and his incredibly popular Felix Castor novels. This is a great episode for fans of superhero comics, supernatural novels and more! Mike also offers some great advice to up and coming writers on how to get words on the page and what you can do to reach your goals.
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 27: Kyle Higgins (December 6 2011) LairCast™ hosts Bryan and Rachel sit down with DC comic writer Kyle Higgins to chat about his current work on the DCnU’s Nightwing and Deathstroke as well as his previous work on titles such as Gates of Gotham and Supreme Power. At only 26 years old, Kyle has great advice to offer for up and coming writers on how to get your work noticed. He also touches on the effectiveness of webcomics as a means to do so. This is a great episode for fans of the Batman family and young writers.
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 28: Jason Aaron (December 20 2011) LairCast™ hosts Bryan and Rachel sit down with Marvel Archietect Jason Aaron to chat about fresh work on Wolverine and the X-Men and The Incredible Hulk. He also reflects on his creator owned series, Scalped that is ending in 2012 after 60 issues and the close of his run on Marvel’s Punisher Max in February. Jason also teases Marvel fans with some tidbits about the future of the Marvel Universe and the implications of the Marvel Point One issue.
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 29: Christos Gage (January 3 2012) LairCast™ hosts Rachel and Bryan sit down with comic writer Christos Gage to chat with him about taking over X-Men Legacy, his work on Avengers Academy and about his work in film. He teases some great information about what is next for the X-Men and some previews of his upcoming work for Top Cow and Oni Press. Don’t miss a guest appearance by his 11 year old Bengal cat, Francis who makes quite a fuss!
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 30: JT Jrul (January 26 2012) LairCast™ hosts Bryan and Rachel sit down with comic creator JT Krul and chat with him about his current work on DC’s Captain Atom and his upcoming work on Superman Beyond, GI Combat and more! This is JT’s first interview since the announcement of Superman Beyond, so don’t miss your chance to get inside information of this upcoming series heard first, here on the LairCast™!
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 31: Chris Claremont (February 18 2012) LairCast™ hosts Bryan and Rachel sit down with comic legend Chris Claremont to discuss the upcoming releae of his previously unreleased stories in the new John Carter anthology Under the Moons of Mars. He also covers topics ranging from his creation of iconic characters such as Rogue, Storm, Phoenix to his advice on getting your work seen by the right people with comic publishers! If you grew up on 80′s and 90′s comics you can’t miss this comic icon chatting it up on our podcast!
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 32: Becky Cloonan (March 16 2012) Resident Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy® Austin artists Rachel and Matt sit down with comic book artist Becky Cloonan to chat about her previous work on Dracula, Wolves and Demo as well as her current work on Dark Horse’s latest Conan the Barbarian series with writer Brian Wood. She has great advice for artists trying to get started with sequential art as well as her view on the digital comic revolution. This is a must listen LairCast™ for artists and comic art lovers everywhere!
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 33: Michael Moreci (April 4 2012) LairCast™ Hosts Bryan and Alan sit down with Michael Moreci to chat about his new comic, Hoax Hunters by Image Comics, that premiered in March. He covers everything from concept of the book, its origins and what the future holds for the book. Check out this fun podcast and learn more about the X Files meets Mythbusters book, Hoax Hunters!
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 34: Christopher Golden (April 29 2012) Dark Fantasy and Horror master, Christopher Golden sits down with Bryan and Matt to discuss his current collaboration with Mike Mignola, Joe Golem and the Drowning City as well as his upcoming work on the follow-up Baltimore series from Dark Horse and more! Chris also teases an upcoming project with Charline Harris (author of the Sookie Stackhouse novels) called Cemetery Girl!
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 35: Joshua Dysart (June 7 2012) Bryan and Robbie sit down with Eisner Award nominated writer Joshua Dysart to chat about his work on Unknown Soldier, BPRD and his new series Harbinger #1 from the revamped 90′s imprint, Valiant Comics. Joshua gives his take on the importance of research in the writing process, his view on the nature of human violence and much more! Check out this episode and then pick up a copy of Harbinger #1, on sale now!
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 36: James Asmus (Aguust 7 2012) Bryan and Robbie sit down with James Asmus to chat about his upcoming work on Gambit, Thief of Thieves and more! This is a must hear episode for any fan of the Cajun playboy! James also gives some insider information on the recent announcement that AMC is working on a pilot to adapt Kirkman’s Thief of Thieves on which James is about to begin a brand new story arc! James also gives some great advice to those wanting to transition into writing comics from other areas of the entertainment industry.
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 37: R.A. Salvatore – Charon’s Claw (August 30 2012) Robbie and Erin sit down with New York Times best-selling author, R.A. Salvatore, to discuss the latest installment of his Neverwinter series, Charon’s Claw. This is a must-hear for any fan of Drizzt! Mr. Salvatore discusses plans for a future Neverwinter novel, his experiences developing villains and possible D&D adaptations for the big screen of some of his most popular proprieties.
DRAGON'S LAIR COMICS & FANTASY(R) LAIRCAST(TM) LOGOEpisode 38: Joe Harris – Great Pacific (October 16th 2012) Robbie and Erin sit down with acclaimed comics writer Joe Harris to discuss Great Pacific, the hot new upcoming title from Image, and some of the global issues facing comics as we move to a digital industry.

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 LAIRCAST™ STAFF

 

Meet the Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy® LairCast™ staff.
 SIGNING COORDINATOR/BUYER: Robbie LaBanca

 

BUYER AND SIGNING COORDINATOR: Robbie LaBanca This is the guy you should thank for all the awesome folks we get to interview on this fine podcast!
robbie@dlair.net
• (512)454-2399

 WEB AND EVENT COORDINATOR: Erin

 

WEB AND EVENT COORDINATOR: Erin F.Erin’s the one who gets the hardware working, so thank her every time you get a gorgeously static-free Laircast!
• erin@dlair.net
• (512)454-2399

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