Off Panel #90: Anyone Can Cook with Jordie Bellaire

In the last episode recorded at this year’s Emerald City ComiCon, colorist and writer Jordie Bellaire joins the show to talk her new book at Image Comics, Redlands. She talks the experience of announcing Redlands, how announcements differ between personal projects and for-hire jobs, what Redlands is all about, what made Vanesa del Rey the perfect partner for the book, how del Rey changed the book, how Bellaire’s color brain influences he writer brain, why she wanted to add being a writer to her busy schedule, how she ended up in Ireland after living in Florida, why the rep of colorists has improved in recent years, and more.

You can find Bellaire on Twitter, in the upcoming Redlands at Image Comics with artist Vanesa del Rey, and her coloring work in comics like Injection, Batman, The Autumnlands, and more.

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Header image is from the Redlands teaser, art by Vanesa del Rey and Jordie Bellaire. Intro and outro music is Vulfpeck’s Outro from their album Vollmilch. Thanks to the band for letting me use the track.