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Radio Free Krypton

Dec 27, 2018

Ep 112 - Here's to another year! Justin and Jacob talk about trends in comics from 2018 and discuss their goals for RFK in 2019.

We say "thank u, next" to:

  • our favourite books this year
  • single issues
  • small-minded a-holes
  • Marvel movies as we know them
  • barriers to publishing indie comics

Radio Free Krypton wishes you...

Dec 13, 2018

Ep 111 - Hosts Justin and Jacob interview two creators from the upcoming "Shout Out" comics anthology. The editor, Andrew Wheeler, and one of the writers, Anthony Oliveira, discuss queer representation in genre fiction, why it matters and why it's so damn hard to get a queer character in a mainstream comic.

RFK airs...

Nov 29, 2018

Ep 110 - In Aminder Dhaliwal's new book Woman World, all the men have died off (spoiler: it doesn't turn out too bad). In this episode, Jacob speaks to Dhaliwal about her book, transitioning the stories from Instagram, and representing identities without making them the butt of every joke.

Originally broadcast on CJRU...

Nov 15, 2018

Ep 109 - "Tonight I am the law," Batman proclaims in the fan-favourite comic Batman: The Dark Knight Returns. It's but one of the fascistic actions the Caped Crusader takes over the course of Frank Miller's epic. But if Miller's Batman is an authoritarian, why is the book so popular today? Matt Rea, a communications...

Nov 1, 2018

Ep 108 - This week hosts Justin and Jacob reunite with RFK alum Sid Drmay to talk about their favourite online shooter, Overwatch. The story of the game itself doesn't make much sense, but loads of animated shorts and online comics fill out its confusing (but endearing world). They discuss comics as a way to easily add...