Off Panel #167: Mass Maelstrom with Daniel Warren Johnson
In this week’s episode of Off Panel, cartoonist Daniel Warren Johnson returns to the show to talk the end of Extremity and the story behind his new comic, Murder Falcon. Johnson discusses his recent San Diego Comic Con experience, whether his cons have changed since Extremity, the personal connection people had with the book, the power of story, what he did after he wrapped that project, the key takeaways from tackling Extremity, the origins of Murder Falcon, putting so much of himself in a book, the importance of emotional throughlines, the sound and look of Murder Falcon, building a mythology, his collaborators, his manga influence, before a little baseball talk to close the podcast.
You can find Johnson on Twitter, on Instagram, his website and his work in Murder Falcon from Image/Skybound.
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Header image is from the cover of Murder Falcon #1, art by Johnson. Intro and outro music is Vulfpeck’s Outro from their album Vollmilch. Thanks to the band for letting me use the track.