Howard Wong chats about his love for comics, travel and food

Here’s my chat with Howard Wong. Podcast available on Apple Podcasts and player.FM

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Howard is an award nominated writer and creative consultant. His work includes animation, comics, high-end collectible toys, intellectual property development, transmedia narratives, mobile and web games,​ plus marketing and creative content development. His collaborative works in comics have been nominated for the Joe Shuster Award’s Gene Day Award, Comic Book Buyer’s Guide Fan Award for Favourite Graphic Novel, and the Ghastly Award for Favourite Horror Anthology. Howard has been nominated for the Joe Shuster Award for Outstanding Canadian Comic Book Writer and received Diamond’s Gem of the Month for his creator-owned work.

During our chat, Howard talked about his favourite comic books growing up and what inspires him today. We chatted about one of his most recent works Iron Man: Hong Kong Heroes along with his future projects. Howard also shared his love of food and travel.

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You can find out more about Howard on Twitter at @howardwong1 and online at


Here’s some of the current news about Canadian comic book creators and supporters.

If you haven’t read enough top whatever of 2018 by now, Paste Magazine published one more about last year. On their list of ‘8 more comics we loved in 2018’ are the following:
Isola by Karl Kerschl and Brendan Fletcher
Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man by Chip Zdarsky and Chris Bachalo
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Barnes and Noble published their list of the best comics & graphic novels of January 2019. The list included Spider-Geddon: Edge of Spider-Geddon by Zac Thompson and Lonnie Nadler plus Shade, the Changing Woman by Cecil Castellucci. You can read more at

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Vulture published an article about seven great comics to read in January. This list included Rocket: The Blue River Score by Adam Gorham. You can read more at


And on the calendar, Todd McFarlane will be appearing at ACE Comic Con taking this January 11 to 13 at Gila River Arena in Glendale, Arizona. More details at




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