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inspiring creators
Chris Arrant
Russ Braun
Nick Cagnetti
Sophie Campbell
Eric Canete
Scott Cherry
Cliff Chiang  
Kevin Cuffe  
Nelson DeCastro
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Todd Dezago  
Matt Emmons
Nick Filardi
Bob Frantz
Adam Gorham
Gabriel Hardman
Hyena Hell  
Kristian Herrera
Jeremy Holt  
Josh Hood  
Phil Jimenez
Jeff Johnson  
Jamie Jones  
Liana Kangas
Paul Kupperberg  
Marc Laming
Hope Larson  
Sarah Leuver  
Bradley Littlejohn
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  
David Pepose  
Stephanie Phillips
Thomas Pitilli  
Jim Rugg
Ron Salas
Erica Schultz
George Schall
Dan Schkade
Alex Segura
Declan Shalvey
Doc Shaner  
Eric Shanower
Ryan Sook
Chris Sotomayor
Richard Starkings
Linnea Sterte  
Jazzlyn Stone
Josh Sway   
Tim Vigil
Brennan Wagner  
Matt Wagner
J.H. Williams III

The Podcast

In the summer of 2019, while my wife attended an artist’s residency in Ireland, I collected my comic book loving art college friends to join in on a weekly on-line art and BS jam. In a couple months we asked other talented School if Visual Arts friends to be guests. Soon we ventured outside our collegiate circle to invite others in the comic book industry.

Before we knew it, the regular get-together became a proper show and the
Big Story Podcast was born. Over years of organic growth, a simple mission evolve; Track the guest’s creative journey, inspiration, and process.

About Alex

I am the founder of the Big Story Podcast and co-founder of the Mountain Writers Wrant writing group in Asheville, NC. I spent a decade writing and pencilling for Marvel, DC Comics, then twice as many years working as an art director and designer for Fortun 500 brands before authoring speculative fiction, science fiction, fantasy, and mystery novels—and more comic books.


Thanks to so many amazing guest, and especially Phil, Steve, John, and Gary for sharing their talents and valuable time. I shall strive to improve and carry on the conversation.

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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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