Hey all! Join us in this exciting episode of Geek Freaks where Frank dives deep into the buzzing world of 'Cicada Samurai' with the creator and writer, Jerry Carita! With its unique blend of action, horror, and real-world parental fears, 'Cicada Samurai' stands out in the comic universe, and Frank is eager to uncover the inspiration and process behind this enthralling narrative.
Jerry shares his journey from being an unscripted TV producer to venturing into the vast and vivid universe of comics, explaining how 'Comic Book Men' for AMC played a pivotal role in sparking his passion. The conversation delves into the intriguing blend of fantasy and personal fears that shaped the tale of an immortal samurai cicada and the challenges it faces, reflecting Jerry's own emotions as a father.
But it's not just about the story. Jerry takes us behind the scenes, discussing the making of the comic book, collaborating with talented artists like Mary Landro, Walt Flanagan, and Takashi Okazaki, and the roller-coaster of emotions involved in launching a Kickstarter campaign.
Join the Kickstarter: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jerrycarita/the-samurai-cicada-a-new-story-begins
Jerry on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jerrycarita/
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