Savage Dragon Featured on the Pawn Stars Televison Show

sam haze news small final versionThe August 14th episode of the History Channel’s reality television series, Pawn Stars, featured Savage Dragon issue #193. The pawn shop employees reviewed the comic as part of their newly formed book club. The episode, titled “Bo Knows” can be watched in its entirety here: http://www.history.com/shows/pawn-stars/videos/bo-knows

 

Savage Fincast Podcast – Episode 28: “First Fincast in a Bold New Direction!”

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SAVAGE DRAGON #193 kicks off a bold new era as Malcolm Dragon steps into his father’s giant shoes and becomes the official star of the book! Craig, Jim, and Raven weigh in on how accessible and enticing this “first” issue might be for new readers, and how long time readers, such as themselves, are acclimating to the new status quo.  In addition, the gang  talks about their challenge to get issue 193 into the hands of some first-time Savage Dragon readers, both regular comic reader and non-readers alike. The insightful new-reader reactions brought to light some points that are sure to keep the conversation going on the message boards! So sit back, relax, and brace yourself for the most unexpected Savage FINcast yet!

All that, and our regular “Erik Larsen News” and “Savage Dragon Trivia” segments as well! As always, we would love to hear from you! Drop us a line at SAVAGEFINCAST (at) GMAIL (dot) COM to comment about the show, or suggest future discussion ideas. We will most likely read your letter on the next episode!

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Chris Burnham is Illustrating a Backup Story for Savage Dragon #200

sam haze news small final versionChris Burnham, most widely known for his amazing artwork on DC’s Batman, Inc., and his creator-owned series from Image Comics, Officer Downe, will be illustrating a backup story in the upcoming Savage Dragon #200! Apparently the backup will take place in Dimension X and will be written by Erik Larsen.

Click here to read the story and view the video: http://www.comicbookresources.com/?page=article&id=50618

You can hear Chris talk about his love of Savage Dragon an his upcoming Savage Dragon backup at the 17:00 minute mark of the video.

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The Savage Fincast Discussed in a Bleeding Cool Article

sam haze news small final versionThe comic book news and gossip website, Bleeding Cool, ran a story about the most recent episode of the Savage Fincast Podcast in which Erik Larsen was interviewed. Bleeding Cool discussed Larsen’s response to questions about the status of the infamous Image United miniseries.
You can view the article here: http://www.bleedingcool.com/2014/01/12/whatever-happened-to-image-united-erik-larsen-answers/

Listen to the Savage Fincast Episode here: http://fincast.guttertrash.net/savage-fincast-episode-26-past-present-future-an-interview-with-erik-larsen/

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Savage Fincast Podcast – Episode 26: “Past, Present, & Future” an Interview with Erik Larsen

download podcast finalPodcast description from the website: It’s the holiday season, so we at the Savage FINcast are giving you what you want!  Craig and Jim sit down to interview the big man himself, Erik Larsen! Join us as we ring in the new year by discussing the past, present, and future of our favorite funny mag!

Listen as we discuss topics such as the “chosen one”, comic book logic, aging and killing characters, Dragon’s fin, collecting old spin-off series, anniversary issues, and Dragon’s continued role in the book. In addition, we touch upon the future, as Erik talks about what we can look forward to when Malcolm takes the lead in issue #193 and drops hints as to what we can expect from issue #200.

This time around, in addition to of our normal interview, we asked YOU, the Savage FINcast listeners, for questions to pose to Erik! Your response was tremendous and Erik did his best to satisfy your Universo-like hunger for Savage Dragon knowledge!

In addition to the interview, we attempt to keep you up-to-date with our regular  “Erik Larsen News” segment as well! As always, we would love to hear from you! Drop us a line at SAVAGEFINCAST (at) GMAIL (dot) COM to comment about the show or suggest future discussion ideas. We will most likely read your letter on the next episode.

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Clayburn Moore Studios is Producing a Dart Statue!

sam haze news small final versionClayburn Moore Studios, the company that brought you the Savage Dragon and She-Dragon statues are collaborating with Erik again, this time on a Dart statue.

On their Facebook page, the studio stated:

“Today’s hint about who the subject of the newest Clayburn Moore/Erik Larsen collaboration might be: It’s DART, an acrobat who throws darts at people and who possesses the God Sword which can CUT THROUGH ANYTHING!!! –okay that hint was a little bit blatant, but this figure is shaping up to have a sense of movement, charisma and of course Beauty!”

Six or seven photos of the rough sculpt can be seen at: www.facebook.com/csmoorestudio

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Savage Fincast Podcast – Episode 25: “The Average Dragon”

download podcast finalPodcast description from the website: It’s the end of an era, and the Savage FINcast has a front row seat! Craig, Jim, and Raven try to keep their emotions in check as they bear witness to what may be the Savage Dragon’s last day! As one chapter closes, another begins when the adventures of Malcolm Dragon take center stage!  The Vicious Circle has a deadly new boss and a villainous new plan has been set in motion! To make matters even worse, a dangerous new foe known as Slag is on the scene and has a personal vendetta against Malcolm! Change and excitement are in the air as Savage Dragon enters its boldest and newest direction yet!

As always, we would love to hear from you! Drop us a line at SAVAGEFINCAST (at) GMAIL (dot) COM to answer our trivia question, comment about the show, or suggest future discussion ideas. We will most likely read your letter on the next episode!

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Savage Fincast to Feature an Interview with Scott James!

download podcast finalThe Savage Fincast is pleased to announce that episode 23 will feature an in-depth interview with creator/illustrator Scott James! Scott’s artistic talents on four(!) different Savage Dragon backup stories have allowed him the rare chance to play around with Larsen’s coolest characters! When not messing around in Erik Larsen’s toy chest, Scott’s busy creating his own worlds, including the supernatural-thriller, “The Case Files of Harlan Falk”, as well as “The Mob Files” (along with Vanguard backup artist, Frank Fosco). scott-Jamesfor-web

Scott indulges the Fincast Gang by answering their every question regarding drawing and coloring comics, working with Larsen, playing around with the Savage Dragon characters, and developing creator-owned projects among other things. It’s a great interview with tons of insight into the creative process that you won’t want to miss!

Stay tuned,an announcement will be made as soon as the episode goes live! In the meantime, visit Scott James’ blog to get a glimpse of some of his work: http://scottjamesart.blogspot.com/

 

Savage Fincast Podcast – Episode 22: “Easy to Digest”

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LETS GET READY TO RUMBLE! The fight every Savage Dragon fan has been waiting for is here! Craig, Jim, and Raven have front row seats for brutality of Savage Dragon 190! Dragon is having a hell of a time in prison and now Mako joins the general population! You just know the blood is going to flow! All this plus two thrilling backup stories featuring monster hunting with Powerhouse and Flash Mercury, and the return of the Deadly Duo!

You could win this rare variant by sending in the correct answer to this month's trivia question!

You could win this rare variant by sending in the correct answer to this month’s trivia question!

On top of the action packed tales, the Fincast gang also has much to discuss about Erik’s latest awe-inspiring experiment: offering issue 190 in two formats, either a regular 32-page comic or a 64-page digest edition, utilizing the same sized panels in both editions! It’s a must see! Believe us when we say, if Scott McCloud ran a comics college, Larsen would be a tenured professor!

As if that wasn’t enough, we also run through the latest Erik Larsen-related news, and continue our  “Erik Larsen Trivia” segment, where we read your responses to last month’s trivia question and try to stump you with new one.  As always, we would love to hear from you! Drop us a line at SAVAGEFINCAST (at) GMAIL (dot) COM to answer our trivia question, comment about the show, or suggest future discussion ideas. We will most likely read your letter on the next episode.

For this episode’s trivia question, we giving away the hard to find Chris Giarusso variant cover to Savage Dragon #183! All you have to do is send in the correct answer and you will be entered into the drawing to win it!

TIMESTAMPS
01:31 – Max Damage Back Up in 191 (Erik Larsen News)
04 :50 – Cover to Savage Dragon 195 (Erik Larsen News)
08:28 – Savage Dragon 20th Anniversary Signing Event (Erik Larsen News)
09:41 – Last Episode’s Trivia Question (Trivia)
14:53 – This Episode’s Trivia Question (Trivia)
16:10 – Your Letters
22:15 – Savage Dragon 190 (Review)
01:27:12 – Powerhouse & Flash Mercury Back-Up (Review)
01:32:12 – Deadly Duo Back-Up (Review)
01:37:35 – Savage Dragon 191 (Next Episode)

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