Paul Matthew Carr

About Paul Matthew Carr

Paul is a writer, artist and designer. He spends an inordinate amount of time on the Internet blogging about silly things and even more time making things up and then attempting to convince people they are proper stories. He also talks into microphones from time to time.

Episode 12: The Nexus of All Realities: Peanut Butter Warrior

Welcome everyone to the Nexus of All Realities – A Man-Thing podcast! Hey, its been a while since the last episode but this is worth the wait! Fantasy realms, wizards, barbarians made of peanut butter (not making that up) and a talking duck. Any guesses on which talking duck? Also, I talk about the 70s fascination [...]

The Lord of Light: Jack Kirby’s Concept Art for Argo

This post was originally published on May 26, 2015  Remember that time Jack Kirby's art helped rescue six hostages in Iran? If you've seen the film Argo you should.  If you missed that part you can be forgiven, the details were a bit glossed over in the movie. If you weren't specifically looking for it [...]

Things I Like: Jack Kirby’s Fourth World

This post was originally published on February 25, 2015  If you’re reading this and you are wondering who Jack Kirby is you obviously don’t read comics. Kirby is one of the most influential artists and creators in the genre, ever. In fact I would go so far as to say a huge swath of the [...]

Collected Edition: Episode 3: Captain America: Secret Empire

Hello everyone and welcome to the Collected Edition – a comic book podcast where we explore celebrated story-arcs from comics and creators throughout the entirety of history. On this episode we discuss Captain America Vol. 1: Secret Empire the celebrated 1974 run by Steve Englehart with art by Sal Buscema. Listen as we discuss the original Secret Empire not the ... [...]

Collected Edition: Episode 2: Godland

Hello everyone and welcome to the Collected Edition – a comic book podcast where we explore celebrated story-arcs from comics and creators throughout the entirety of history. On this episode we discuss Godland Vol. 1: Hello Cosmic! the 2005 series by Joe Casey and Tom Scioli published by Image Comics. In addition to that we also chat [...]

Collected Edition: Episode 1: Immortal Iron Fist

Hello everyone and welcome to the Collected Edition – a comic book podcast where we explore celebrated story-arcs from comics and creators throughout the entirety of history. On this episode we discuss Immortal Iron Fist Vol. 1: The Last Iron Fist Story written by Matt Fraction and Ed Brubaker and art by David Aja published by Marvel Comics. [...]

Jovey McJupiterface (or Ego the Living Planet is Real): NASA Image of the Day

Fist let's get this out of the way and mention that scientist Jason Major titled this image “Jovey McJupiterface” because scientists are awesome in so, so many ways. The second thing we need to address is the fact that Ego the Living Planet is real! As everyone knows Ego the Living planet is...well...a living planet. And [...]

Delta Redux: A Voyager Rewatch: Meld

After the ill-conceived cluster that was Threshold, Voyager serves up a truly great episode in Meld. In complete contrast to the previous episode Meld is well written, well-acted and tells a story with real consequences that will last throughout the series run.  That right there is a welcome change. As I’ve said multiple times season [...]