WCPE Bonus Episode – A Discussion with Bill Sienkiewicz

wcpelgbtJerry and I had a blast at this week’s Spectrum Fantastic Art Live show and thanks to our new friends at the Illustration Academy, I got to meet an artistic legend.

Bill Sienkiewicz  is an Eisner Winner, an Inkpot Award winner, an Eagle Award Winner, a Kirby award winner and on and on and on. He is an artist that helped show many of us completely new styles of painting and abstraction that very few thought could work in comics but we have seen him be successful over and over and to set the stage for other artists to diversify the styles in the medium.

Bill will be teaching in the fourth week of this year’s illustration academy right here in Kansas City. This five week course features daily rigorous learning experiences focused around mentorship and professional advancement. Students can enroll in anywhere from 1 week to all five! To find out more go to www.theillustrationacademy.com.

Bill and I talked about his landmark work on New Mutants back in the 1980s as well as his upcoming work as an instructor. Thanks for listening everyone and if you like what you hear, consider following the Worst Comic Podcast EVER on Facebook and subscribing to our weekly podcast on iTunes!

We would love to hear your comments on the show. Let us know what you’ve been reading or watching this week. Contact us on our website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or by email. We want to hear from you! As always, we are the Worst. Comic. Podcast. EVER! and we hope you enjoy the show.

The Worst. Comic. Podcast. EVER! is proudly sponsored by Clint’s Comics. Clint’s is located at 3941 Main in Kansas City, Missouri, and is open Monday through Saturday. Whether it is new comics, trade paperbacks, action figures, statues, posters, or T-shirts, owner Jim Cavanaugh and his friendly and knowledgeable staff can help you find whatever it is that you need. You should also know that Clint’s has the most extensive collection of back issues in the metro area. If you need to find a particular book to finish the run of a title, head on down to Clint’s or check out their website at clintscomics.com. Tell them that the Worst. Comic. Podcast. EVER! sent you.

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