Off Panel #123: Penthouse Forum with Matt Fraction
On this week’s episode of Off Panel, writer Matt Fraction joins the show to discuss his work on comics like Sex Criminals, Casanova, and Solid State. Fraction talks the impact of the Warren Ellis Forums, the rise of the Brimpers, why so many connected deeply to Sex Criminals, the book’s backmatter, following your gut in writing, accessibility, getting over the fear of writing, integrating Elizabeth Breitweiser into their creative routine, collaboration, Casanova’s impact, the unique challenge of Solid State, the importance of a comic being of physical substance, the Milkfed newsletter, and more.
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Header image is from Sex Criminals #17, art by Sean Phillips and Chip Zdarsky. Intro and outro music is Vulfpeck’s Outro from their album Vollmilch. Thanks to the band for letting me use the track.