This episode is POWERFUL! Mike Cavallaro, creator of Parade with Fireworks, and illustrator of Foiled and Curses! Foiled Again, joins us on the show today.
His newest graphic novel Decelerate Blue is out now (you want to pick this one up, it’s amazing) and he talks all about this project, what made it so special and how it was one of the most difficult projects he ever done in comics.
Mike has an exciting journey to share, from being in a rock band, to going to the Kubert school, to listening to one interview and deciding to shift his life. What did he do? Get excited for this one and I’d love it if you shared this one with your friends, Episode 081 with Mike Cavallaro!
Comics Manifest Podcast
What you will learn
- How Decelerate Blue happened
- The appeal of New York
- What being in a band taught Mike
- How comics have changed since the 90’s
- What Mike says to aspiring creators
- Personal Habit | Working hard
- Book and Comic Book Recommendation | Klezmer, The Liberation Trilogy
- Creator We Should Be Paying More Attention To | J.M. Dematteis
- What would Mike say? | Prioritize your career
Closing Piece of Advice
Comics are easy just break our hearts.
Links and Resources
- Decelerate Blue
- Curses! Foiled Again
- Joe Kubert School
- Frank Frazetta
- Joe Infurnari
- George O’Connor
- Khary Randolf
- Dean Haspiel
- Valiant Comics
- Joann Sfar
- Lewis Trondheim
- Christophe Blain
- Vulcan Celestial Supply Shop
- The Liberation Trilogy – Rick Atkinson
- Klezmer – Joann Sfar
- Moonshadow – J.M. Demeteis
Connect with Mike
Thanks For Listening
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