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Episode #318 Tuesday the 19th of April,2016 at 10pm in the JOY studios Melbourne Town. Sonja-The Squeamer-Hammer and Clayton-Claytox-Wimshurst bring you a POST -Supanova- low-down- debrief-2016. Supanova Is one of the biggest Pop-Culture conventions held in Melbourne town on the weekend of April 14-17th 2016.

Below: Sean Maher


Sonja has interviews with Sean Maher ( Simon Tam from Joss Whedon’s Firefly) and Tom Taylor who were at this years Supanova. It’s a wonderful LGBTIQ chit chat with both Sean and Tom, Sean and is an out and proud gay man and actor and comics creative Tom Taylor is a advocate and ally who supports the Safe Schools project.

‘Tom Taylor is a multi-award-winning comic book writer and playwright.

Taylor is the co creator (with James Brouwer) of the Aurealis-Award winning series THE DEEP, which tells the adventures of a multiethnic family of underwater explorers who live on a submarine. Gestalt also publishes the adaptation of Taylor’s award-winning play The Example (with illustration by Colin Wilson) and ‘ROMBIES’ a zombies in ancient Rome epic – Friends, Romans, lend me your brains. Several new creator-owned books are slated for release in 2012, including BELIEVE with Emily Smith, MIDAS with Mikiko Ponczeck and THE DEEP: THE VANISHING ISLAND,the sequel to HERE BE DRAGONS.

2012 has been a busy year for Taylor. On top of the Aurealis Award for THE DEEP: HERE BE DRAGONS, He also took out the Stan Lee Excelsior Award for his Star Wars: Blood Ties series.

He killed Boba Fett in the Star Wars: Boba Fett is Dead miniseries and he is the Darth Maul: Death Sentence miniseries,which directly follows on from the events of the Clone Wars TV show. Tom also returned Rose and Thorn to the DC Universe and wrote a Batman story, with TORN creator, Nicola Scott, on art.’

Below: Tom Taylor.

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On the show tonight Clayton and Sonja speak out about RACISM IN HOLLYWOOD films with Geek favourites Ghosts in the Shell and Dr Strange and how that impacts non-white fans and how backward it actually is and how demeaning it is.

The Squeamer also chats to director and writer Joseph Sims -Dennett about his genre film Observance.



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