Episode: 255

What’s Inside 255


Barbara Friedlander (https://twitter.com/BarbaraFriedla2) talks about being a trailblazer at DC Comics in the early days when it was a boy’s club.

Laura Karpman (http://www.laurakarpman.com/) talks about creating the music for the Disney+ series “What If…”.

0:00 SEGMENT 1: Barbara Friedlander talks about being one of the 1st female editors at DC, being the first woman to create a character for DC, creating “Swing with Scooter” with Joe Orlando as the artist, loving the Wonder Woman movies, working with Bob Kane and Bill Finger, being mentored by Jack Miller, loving Brenda Starr, being thrown into the deep end after getting hired at DC, comparing working at DC to “Mad Men”, Sol Harrison loving anyone who had talent, and her upcoming book.

16:45 SEGMENT 2: James met Walter Day (https://thewalterdaycollection.com/) of Twin Galaxies Arcade, “The King of Kong”, and “Wreck-It Ralph” at Planet Comicon. Look for that interview later this week in episode 256.

25:03 SEGMENT 3: Laura Karpman (https://music.apple.com/us/artist/laura-karpman/73511181) talks about how the “What If…” music is different from the Marvel Cinematic Universe music, immersing herself in the history of “What If…”, being apart of Chadwick Boseman’s final performance, getting her masters from Julliard, winning Grammys and Emmys, and how scoring amplifies and supports a film.

40:28 SEGMENT 4: James talks about “Lucifer’s” final season on Netflix, the 3rd season of “Doom Patrol” coming to HBO Max, and The Legends and Lanterns Halloween festival coming up in St. Charles, Missouri.

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