Episode 73: Get the Rocket Out of Your Mouth with Ming Doyle, Tom Scioli, and Jim Rugg (Live at HeroesCon)

Welcome to another installment of The Hour Cosmic, your favorite comics game show! This week is our second live show, featuring Tom Scioli, Ming Doyle, and Jim Rugg!

On this week’s show, among other things, we discuss:

- Lots of Heroescon talk!
- Lots of Kirby talk!
- Lots of Star Trek talk!

Let's meet our guests, shall we?

From left to right, we have:

Jim Rugg is one of the co-creators of "Afrodisiac," "USApe," "The P.L.A.I.N. Janes," and "Street Angel," as well as the author and artist of the "SUPERMAG" from Adhouse books. Jim is also the co-host of the Boing Boing podcast "Tell Me Something I Don't Know." Follow him on Twitter (@jimrugg), check out his Tumblr and his website.

Tom Scioli is a Pittsburgh-based writer and artist, currently getting set to launch "Transformers Vs. G.I. Joe" for IDW in July (check out the Free Comic Book Day #0 issue for free on comiXology). Tom just wrapped "Godland" for Image, and is the creator of the amazing webcomics turned original graphic novels/comics "American Barbarian," "Final Fronteir," and "Satan's Soldier." You can visit his website, his Tumblr, and follow him on Twitter (@tomscioli).

Ming Doyle is an artist who recently wrapped up "Mara" for Image Comics. Ming has also worked on DC's Digital First "Adventures of Superman," "Quantum and Woody" for Valiant, and more covers than you can shake a stick at. You can find her on Tumblr, on Twitter (@mingdoyle), on deviantArt, and on her website.

Your hosts are, again, left to right:

Greg Matiasevich – Marylander, the Eastern seaboard’s most notable proponent of binding comic runs, and co-host of “Robots From Tomorrow,” a fantastic podcast on the Multiversity Podcast Network, co-hosted with our pal Mike Romeo. Greg loves his 80s Marvel and has a talent for always managing to find a Saturday press pass to New York Comic Con.

Chad Bowers – South Carolinian, GI Joe enthusiast, co-writer of “Subatomic Party Girls" “Down Set Fight,” and “Awesome Hospital” with Chris Sims, and writer of “Monster Plus.” He teaches us cool expressions like “Oh, snakes!” and has a lot of opinions about barbeque.

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