J. Torres

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Open Your Mouth - 2/26

Thu, February 26th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

In which Torres turns the column over to writer Erick Hogan ("Inside the Lines") once again who this week interviews Sanford Greene ("Galactic," "Planet of the Apes"), Khary Randolph ("Sleepwalker," "New Mutants"), and LeSean Thomas ("Cannon Busters," "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles").

Open Your Mouth - 2/19

Thu, February 19th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

In which Torres talks to Steve McNiven, formerly of CrossGen's "Meridian" and now artist of Marvel Knights' "4"; also, an update on Dave Cockrum's health and an announcement of Alan Moore's participation in his tribute book; plus, a Comic Book Idol update as well…

Open Your Mouth - 2/12

Thu, February 12th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

In which Torres talks to writer Ron Marz about his last issue of "The Path" and Comic Book Idol winner Patrick Scherberger about his first issue of "The Path" …

Open Your Mouth - 2/05

Thu, February 5th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

In which Torres turns the column over to writer Erick Hogan ("Inside the Lines") to celebrate Black History Month with a brief history of African America comic book heroes…

Open Your Mouth - 1/29

Thu, January 29th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

In which OYM talks to Clifford Meth of Aardwolf Publishing about the Dave Cockrum fund raising events, "Queen & Country" artist Mike Hawthorne about his latest project, and two of the whitest guys working in comics (Robert Kirkman and B. Clay Moore) about their four-color offerings in February's catalog…

Open Your Mouth - 1/22

Thu, January 22nd, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

In which Torres talks to comic creator and animator Scott Morse ('Barefoot Serpent,' 'Soulwind, 'Visitations') about his debut gallery show 'Mr. Cloud,' on now at the Meltdown Gallery (7522 Sunset Blvd) in Los Angeles…

Open Your Mouth - 1/15

Thu, January 15th, 2004 | Category: Comic Books

J. Torres is back with an all new edition of OPEN YOUR MOUTH. This week Torres takes a look at upcoming projects from Steve "30 Days of Night" Niles, Image Comics, Harris Comics, Com.X, the New Mutants writing team, the Comic Book Idol, and much more… Updated with additional art.

Open Your Mouth - 12/19

Fri, December 19th, 2003 | Category: Comic Books

The Year in Review. Okay, it's only been eight months for this column. But, wow, look who opened their mouths for J. Torres in 2003…

Open Your Mouth - 12/11

Thu, December 11th, 2003 | Category: Comic Books

In which Torres talks to some of Santa's elves about comic books appropriate for giving as gifts and stocking stuffers to kids as well as donating to local toy drives and other children's charities…

Open Your Mouth - 12/04

Thu, December 4th, 2003 | Category: Comic Books

In which Torres talks to Andi Watson about one series about to end ("Namor"), another just getting under way ("Love Fights"), and how the trade paperback might have been the death of one but what sustains the life of the other…

Open Your Mouth - 11/28

Fri, November 28th, 2003 | Category: Comic Books

In which Torres talks to rising star LeSean Thomas, artist of Dreamwave's "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", "Arkanium", and the forthcoming "Cannon Busters"…

Open Your Mouth - 11/13

Thu, November 13th, 2003 | Category: Comic Books

In which Torres talks to the "Superman: Birthright" art team of Leinil Francis Yu and Gerry Alanguilan as well as Alamat writer/editor Budjette Tan about breaking into the US comic market, becoming local heroes, and the cute girls who care about all that…

Open Your Mouth - 11/06

Thu, November 6th, 2003 | Category: Comic Books

In which Torres turns the column over to writer Budjette Tan for part two of his look at Filipino comic book creators working in North America…

Open Your Mouth - 10/30

Thu, October 30th, 2003 | Category: Comic Books

In which Torres turns the column over to writer/editor Budjette Tan for the first of a two-part look at "komiks" and "komikeros" in honor of Filipino-American Month…

Open Your Mouth - 10/23

Thu, October 23rd, 2003 | Category: Comic Books

In which Torres talks to Tom "True Story" Beland, Chris "Punch and Judy" Reilly, and Doug "Tales from Under Your Bed" Holgate about some comic books you should be reading…

Open Your Mouth - 10/16

Thu, October 16th, 2003 | Category: Comic Books

In which Torres talks to Robert "Invincible" Kirkman, Brandon "G.I. Joe" Jerwa, Ande "Union Station" Parks, and Gail "Birds of Prey" Simone about writing comics in the nude…

Open Your Mouth - 10/09

Thu, October 9th, 2003 | Category: Comic Books

In which Torres talks to former interns from Marvel, Dark Horse, and Oni Press to get an idea what it's like to work in a comic book office and get some advice on how to break into the biz as an editor…

Open Your Mouth - 10/02

Thu, October 2nd, 2003 | Category: Comic Books

The Open Your Mouth staff conducts a very different interview. Whereas in the past we've interviewed the creators, this time we're interviewing the stars. Our subject this week? Those hopefuls trying to make the team in Todd Nauck's 'Wildguard.'

Open Your Mouth - 9/25

Thu, September 25th, 2003 | Category: Comic Books

In which Torres talks to six of the contestants who got the accolades, took the abuse, and provided us with the artwork that made "Comic Book Idol"…plus a very special gallery of artwork from the contest with numerous bonus items.

Open Your Mouth - 9/25

Thu, September 25th, 2003 | Category: Comic Books

A special edition Open Your Mouth featuring the "Comic Book Idol" Gallery! Updated 9/29/03 with bonus artwork from Miguel Villalobos.

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