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The First Ever Podcast

Sep 16, 2020

Jeremy talks to Alex Pardee, renowned artist and illustrator.

During this episode they discuss the newspaper comic strips that influenced Alex as a child, The Far Side cartoons by Gary Larson, how a mental health crisis led to Alex finding refuge in drawing, the influence of horror movies on his work, and the time he sneakily stayed up to watch Creepshow and Poltergeist at his sister’s party. The pair also discuss selling work at Comic-Con, connecting with the comic creator Sam Kieth, how Alex established a relationship with the band The Used and worked with them to create their album artwork, managing to land a gig doing the artwork for the film Sucker Punch when he worked on the floor above the production company, and more. 

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