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Episodes

Loikamania 250: The End with Brian Michael Bendis  

Bendis returns for the final episode of the Loikamania podcast to try to talk some sense into Pat. We also catch up on Brian’s work, life, and so much more. Plus, a final word from Pat. Cover designed and illustrated by Chris Maze. Brian on twitter: @BrianMBendis Pat on twitter: @patloika Pat on Instagram: @patloika About.me/patloika

Loikamania 249.3 – Parting Words Part 9  

The penultimate episode of the Loikamania podcast! Pat runs into more friends and former guests as he makes his way out of the podcasting world. They catch up, and offer Pat some advice on what he should do next. Cover designed and illustrated by Chris Maze. Featuring Tini Howard (@TiniHoward), Mike Furth (@TheComicArchive), Lauren Sankovitch (@PancakeLady), Skottie Young (@SkottieYoung), Tim Loika, Meredith Placko (@MPlacko), Megan Porch (@FlightOfMagpie) and Ed Brubaker (@Brubaker).

Loikamania 249.2 – Parting Words Part 8  

The end is near, and Pat starts to make his way out of the world of podcasting. As he leaves that world behind, he encounters familiar voices, including former guests, friends and others. You’ll never know who Pat runs into as he makes his way out! Cover designed and illustrated by Chris Maze. Featuring Howard Han (@TheHowardHan), Michael Walsh (@Mister_Walsh), Tony Fleecs (@TonyFleecs), Dennis Culver (@DennisCulver), Simon Hausner (@SimonHausner), Adam Witt (@AdamWitt) and Matt Fraction

Loikamania 249.1 – Parting Words Part 7  

The end is near, and Pat starts to make his way out of the world of podcasting. As he leaves that world behind, he encounters familiar voices, including former guests, friends and others. You’ll never know who Pat runs into as he makes his way out! Cover designed and illustrated by Chris Maze. Featuring Ramon Perez (@TheRamonPerez), Eric Canete (@EricCanete), Susan Damon (@BlooSusan), Jen Aprahamian (@JenniferMarie), Mark Brooks (@MarkBrooksArt) and Rick Remender (@Remender).

Loikamania 248.3 – Parting Words Part 6  

The end is near, and Pat starts to make his way out of the world of podcasting. As he leaves that world behind, he encounters familiar voices, including former guests, friends and others. You’ll never know who Pat runs into as he makes his way out! Cover designed and illustrated by Chris Maze. Featuring Mahmud Asrar (@MahmudAsrar), Chris Maze (@MazeHimself), Christos Gage (@ChristosGage), Dave Marquez (@DaveMarquez), Ryan Stegman (@RyanStegman) and Jason Aaron (@JasonAaron). Pat on twitter: @patloika Pat on Instagram: @patloika About.me/patloika

Loikamania 248.2 – Parting Words Part 5  

The end is near, and Pat starts to make his way out of the world of podcasting. As he leaves that world behind, he encounters familiar voices, including former guests, friends and others. You’ll never know who Pat runs into as he makes his way out! Cover designed and illustrated by Chris Maze. Featuring Antonio Cuneo (@AntonioPCuneo), Bryan Lipsitz (@xanderharris), Ryan Holliday (@BetaRayRyan), Michael Kingston (@HeadlockedComic), and Ramon Villalobos (@RamonVillalobos). Pat on twitter: @patloika Pat on Instagram: @patloika About.me/patloika

Loikamania 248.1 – Parting Words Part 4  

The end is near, and Pat starts to make his way out of the world of podcasting. As he leaves that world behind, he encounters familiar voices, including former guests, friends and others. You’ll never know who Pat runs into as he makes his way out! Cover designed and illustrated by Chris Maze. Featuring Amy Ratcliffe (@Amy_Geek), Kevin Spooner (@Supernovashock), Jen Spooner (@Mockingnerd), Albert Ching (@AlbertXII), Ed Casey (@EdCasey), Bria LaVorgna (@ChaosBria), Jeremy Haun (@JerHaun) and Mike Norton (@TheMikeNorton). Pat on twitter: @patloika Pat on Instagram: @patloika About.me/patloika

Loikamania 247.3 – Parting Words Part 3  

The end is near, and Pat starts to make his way out of the world of podcasting. As he leaves that world behind, he encounters familiar voices, including former guests, friends and others. You’ll never know who Pat runs into as he makes his way out! Cover design and illustration by Chris Maze. Featuring James Viscardi (@JimViscardi), Travis Holyfield (@TravisHolyfield), Kelly Fitzpatrick (@WastedWings), Evan Valentine (@EVComedy) and Sanford Greene (@SanfordGreene). Pat on twitter: @patloika Pat on Instagram: @patloika About.me/patloika

Loikamania 247.2 – Parting Words Part 2  

The end is near, and Pat starts to make his way out of the world of podcasting. As he leaves that world behind, he encounters familiar voices, including former guests, friends and others. You’ll never know who Pat runs into as he makes his way out! Cover designed and illustrated by Chris Maze. Featuring:  TJ Shevlin (@StrsMyDestntion), Jeff Parker (@jeffparker), Lan Pitts (@pittsed_off), Jarrett Williams (@jarrettwilliams), Kevin Mellon (@kmellon) and Ming Doyle (@mingdoyle) Pat on twitter: @patloika Pat on Instagram: @patloika About.me/patloika

Loikamania 247.1 – Parting Words Part 1  

The end is near, and Pat starts to make his way out of the world of podcasting. As he leaves that world behind, he encounters familiar voices, including former guests, friends and others. You’ll never know who Pat runs into as he makes his way out! Cover design and illustration by Chris Maze. Featuring: Derek Coward (@derekcoward), Chris Neseman (@cneseman), Brion Salazar (@brionsalazar), David Price (@davidaprice), Vince B (@vincebon), Jason Wood (@jaybwood), Ali Colluccio (@wonderali), Angela Paman (@acomicbookgirl), Jon Stump (@jmstump), Cameron Rice (@jurassicalien), Paul Montgomery (@fuzzytypewriter) and Aubrey Sitterson (@aubreysitterson). Pat on twitter: @patloika Pat on Instagram: @patloika About.me/patloika

Loikamania 246: Jordie Bellaire and Declan Shalvey  

Declan and Jordie make their triumphant return…and final appearance on the show! We catch up and talk about their work, how their collaborations come to fruition, and how far they’ve both come since their first appearances on the show. We also discuss the importance of proper credit in comics, and what their future plans are. Another fun show with a pair of Pat’s favorite guests, so check it out! Cover art illustrated by Declan Shalvey, colored by Jordie Bellaire, design by Chris Maze. Declan on twitter: @declanshalvey Jordie on twitter: @whoajordie Pat on twitter: @patloika Pat on Instagram: @patloika About.me/patloika

Loikamania 245: Jonathan Hickman  

Everything ends. Jonathan Hickman returns for a final appearance on the show as we discuss the end of Secret Wars, and his current tenure at the House of Ideas. Jonathan gives us an update on his Image books, including the Dying and the Dead, Manhattan Projects, and East of West. We also talk about design in comics, the internet and how it brought us to this point. A very revealing interview that’s a must-listen! Cover design by Chris Maze, art by Alex Ross! Jonathan on twitter: @JHickman Like the show on Facebook! Pat on twitter: @patloika About.me/patloika

Loikamania 244: Tom King  

On this week’s Loikamania, Pat is joined by one of the most exciting writers in comics, Tom King. We chat about his love for Dick Grayson, and co-writing his solo series with Tim Seeley. We then chat about two of the most intriguing comics on the stands, The Sheriff of Babylon and The Vision. Plus, Pat laments on jumping late to the Omega Men bandwagon, and Tom shows love to his artists. A can’t miss show, so give it a listen! Cover illustrated by John Paul Leon, design by Chris Maze. Tom on twitter: @TomKingTK https://www.facebook.com/tomkingauthor Pat on twitter: @patloika Pat on Instagram: @patloika About.me/patloika

Loikamania 243: Kris Anka  

Kris Anka returns for his final Loikamania appearance! We chat about his work on Captain Marvel and for Sideshow Collectibles. Plus, we talk about the direction of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and quite a bit of talk about the Fast and Furious movie franchise. Another fun show, so give it a listen! Cover illustrated by Kris Anka with colors by Matt Wilson, design by Chris Maze. Kris on twitter: @kristaferanka http://kristaferanka.tumblr.com/ Pat on twitter: @patloika Pat on Instagram: @patloika About.me/patloika

Loikamania 242: John Paul Leon  

For Pat, there are artists, and there are great artists…and there’s John Paul Leon. Pat chats with one of his dream guests about his career in comics, from his early days on Static, to his work on Earth X, and his incredible cover work. Plus, an update on JPL’s current project, Batman: Creature of the Night. For Pat, it doesn’t get any better than this. Cover illustrated by John Paul Leon, design by Chris Maze. JP on twitter: @johnpaulleon JohnPaulLeon.com Pat on twitter: @patloika Pat on Instagram: @patloika About.me/patloika

Loikamania 241: Jody Houser  

The countdown to the end begins here! This week, Pat chats with writer Jody Houser about her career in comics, from writing books like Orphan Black, to Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD, and Valiant Entertainment’s Faith. We also talk about the changing audience in comics, and life in LA. A fun chat, so check it out! Cover art by Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic, design by Chris Maze. Jody on twitter: @Jody_Houser http://www.mindeclipse.com/ Pat on twitter: @patloika Pat on Instagram: @patloika About.me/patloika    

Loikamania 240: The Year Ender  

Pat, Tini and Mike reunite to discuss the second half of Jessica Jones, and talk about the year that was. We talk about 2015's books, the news stories and all the things we liked...and didn't like about the comics biz. Still, there's a lot to be happy about and we celebrate the rest of it here. Our final show of the year, so check it out! Tini on twitter: @TiniHoward Tini’s tumblr: http://tinihoward.tumblr.com/ Mike on twitter: @thecomicarchive TheComicArchive.com Pat on twitter: @patloika Pat on Instagram: @patloika About.me/patloika

Loikamania 239: Mitch Gerads  

Pat chats with illustrator Mitch Gerads, talking about his beginnings in the comics industry. We talk about his work on The Activity for Image Comics, his run on the Punisher for Marvel, and his current work for Sheriff of Babylon for Vertigo. Another fun show, so check it out! Mitch's website: http://www.mitchgerads.com/ Mitch on twitter: @mitchgerads Pat on twitter: @patloika Pat on Instagram: @patloika About.me/patloika

Loikamania 238: Picks And Recs  

The Pat, Tini and Mike show returns as we chat about the first half of Jessica Jones, the Civil War trailer, DK 3: The Master Race, and so much more! A fun chat, so give it a listen! Tini on twitter: @TiniHoward Tini’s tumblr: http://tinihoward.tumblr.com/ Mike on twitter: @thecomicarchive TheComicArchive.com Pat on twitter: @patloika Pat on Instagram: @patloika About.me/patloika

Loikamania 237: GHOST RACERS with Smith and Gedeon  

This week: Pat is joined by Felipe Smith and Juan Gideon to talk GHOST RACERS! We chat about the collaborative process behind the book, as well as some of the inner workings of the story. We also go over some of our favorite bits from the story and what's next for both Felipe and Juan. A fun show, so check it out! Cover art by Juan Gedeon and Tamra Bonvillain, design by Chris Maze. Felipe on twitter: @felipetweeters Felipe on tumblr: felipesmithart.tumblr.com Juan on twitter: @juan_gedeon Juan's deviantart portfolio: juantomajok.deviantart.com Pat on twitter: @patloika Pat on Instagram: @patloika About.me/patloika

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