inspiring creators
Chris Arrant
Andy Bennett
Russ Braun
Nick Cagnetti
Sophie Campbell
Deniz Camp
Eric Canete
Scott Cherry
Cliff Chiang
Kevin Cuffe
Zack Davisson
Nelson DeCastro
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Todd Dezago
Matt Emmons
Nick Filardi
Bob Frantz
Adam Gorham
Gabriel Hardman
Hyena Hell
Kristian Herrera
Phil Hester
Jeremy Holt
Josh Hood
Sean Izaakse
Phil Jimenez
Jeff Johnson
Jamie Jones
Liana Kangas
Paul Kupperberg
Marc Laming
Hope Larson
Sarah Leuver
Bradley Littlejohn
Heidi MacDonald
Andrew MacLean
Jim Mahfood
Shawn Martinborough
Kevin McCarthy
Rory McConville
Rebeca Mock
Terry Moore
Mark Morales
Tom Muller
Fabian Nicieza
Russell Nohelty
Joe Palmer
Dan Panosian
Ande Parks
David Pepose
David Petersen
Stephanie Phillips
Sebastián Piriz
Thomas Pitilli
Andrew Robinson
Jim Rugg
Ron Salas
Erica Schultz
George Schall
Nicola Scott
Dan Schkade
Alex Segura
Declan Shalvey
Doc Shaner
Eric Shanower
Ryan Sook
Chris Sotomayor
Richard Starkings
Linnea Sterte
Jazzlyn Stone
Josh Sway
Wilfredo Torres
Noah Van Sciver
Tim Vigil
Brennan Wagner
Matt Wagner
Dustin Weaver
Kyle T Webster
J.H. Williams III
Jim Zub

The Podcast

In the summer of 2019, while my wife attended an art residency, I collected my School of Visual Arts friends to join in on a weekly on-line drink and draw. Soon other college friends dropped in on the lively discussions. Before long, I invited friends from my years in the comic book industry and this regular get-together grew into a proper podcast. Since then, the name, line-up, and format have changed, but the mission remained; Find inspiration in the creative journey and process.

About Alex

I spent a decade writing and pencilling for Marvel, DC Comics. Since then, my work as an art director and designer for Fortune 500 brands exposed me to creative projects that touched hundreds of millions. Now I write science fiction, fantasy, and mystery novels — and yes, more comic books.


Thank you to the hundreds of amazing people who shared their valuable time with me. And my deepest thanks to my college mates for their contribution of talent and time over the years—I'll carry on the conversation we started in 2019.

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Feature episode

Clarion West Write-a-thon 2021

Thank you to everyone who showed interest in my writing and fundraising effort for Clarion West this year. They're an amazing organization that supports underserved voices in speculative fiction.


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