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Dallas a little bit earlier on the show after 28 years legendary comic strip hero Joseph pollute guys being brought back to life this -- Bring back some memories from your childhood the heavyweight champ debuted in newspapers in 1930s in the 900 newspapers.
Now after -- for almost three decades -- is making his return is a mixed martial.
-- -- thanks to our next guest.
Trying to enjoy good I was just gonna say cal joining us is the creator of the comic book series Joseph pollute got.
And boxing ring announcer giants not to get down here and so and a mixed martial arts doesn't listen Mary -- you know from for century.
-- we brought him back really all the way so we wanted to reinvent the character and we figured that's the best way was to bring them back as a mixed martial arts fighter because.
You know we wanted to reinvent him and given an opportunity to reach an entirely new group of fans and mixed martial arts that's where its -- and there's really a very populist.
There's been a bit of a resurgence for comic books in the past couple of years and kids in not only on ipads and tablets but also kids going in a comic bookstores that going in with their -- -- pick this up.
-- -- this is a great addition to that line because it I mean it's kid friendly to you think when this gets fight people but it's actually made -- kid friendly I.
I did I made a kid friendly I wanted to give a little bit of something for everyone right so.
-- can get his kids into.
And the mayor mixed martial arts and today when we -- up kids where.
Going to karate school right so you went to karate classes today -- taken to make classes and there are great -- all over the country where -- people can do that and you mentioned getting your kids -- comic books and I remember getting my kids in the comic books -- I wanted to give them a fun way.
Of Reading right introducing reading to them in a way that they own that's rights they take -- they -- the comic bookstore.
They grab a comic -- they go home and that's theirs they own it they can read it -- -- arrogant -- -- so.
Such -- what's next because you have other books here that can it does this -- clothing line movement opponents this lead -- from your mouth to God's.
But what what's nice is that and I brought -- different things from my courtesy of money a publisher IDW some of the things they haven't teenage mutant ninja turtles.
But much and we have we go from we -- I'll -- that's it and we go from comic books too graphic novels and you can see that the natural progression.
Two take a comic book a single comic book.
An arc of a comic book series is six issues that take the six issues that put -- in a beautiful.
Packaged or graphic novel after the graphic novel.
Then you have actually -- -- all the -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Well this sort of the talk comic books look like these days -- that they'll wind up being in -- -- -- -- comic books like these are gorgeous.
You know took a look at the times in 1930s and forties during the height of the world in World War II -- just after it was one of the the most popular characters in America be right there are near near Superman and some of those other characters of the times and he.
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She is is Rochelle thank you sank into defined their behavior run that tarmac -- Ryan if you have your IP header you have your tablet.
If you haven't loaded with comic comic books you'll have a fantastic way to -- I have no offense but I don't think there's any connection get -- because I was telling him I'll just congratulations on putting it very much first -- just hit store shelves on December 19 -- pick -- up thanks so much tickets to meet you thank you already.
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