Maddie and Brandon talk to the amazing cartoonist who has written a fantastic autobiographical graphic novel, Terminal Velocity. Barry joins in as we talk about the independent comic industry, his beginnings, and so much more!
Terminal Velocity is an autobiographical comic told in a series of short vignettes covering the tragic death of Barry’s brother in childhood, his forays into scuba diving and hang gliding, the explosive violence in ice hockey, and his comical attempts to become a skydiver.
Barry Corbett is a freelance Magazine Cartoonist and Small Press Publisher of five trade paperbacks, four comic books and numerous webcomics. His Panel Cartoons have appeared in Reader’s Digest, Barron’s, American Legion Magazine, Lacrosse Magazine, True West Magazine, Prospect Magazine, Medical Economics, First Magazine, Fantasy & Science Fiction, Christianity Today, and The Artist’s Magazine. Barry released “Embrace the Pun” in 2006, a collection of pun-based Panel Cartoons, following up with “Revenge of the Pun”, and “The Pun Rides Again”. “Revenge” won a bronze medal at the 2011 IPPY Awards presented by Independent Publisher Magazine and a silver medal at ForeWord Magazine’s 2010 Book of the Year Awards. “Kitty Nirvana: The First Ginger & Shadow Collection” (2008), won a silver medal at the IPPY Awards. “It’s a Cat Thing”, the second collection was released in 2012. Barry has published a number of Comic Books under the imprint Griffin Comics —“Gormon”, a science fiction mini-series, “Star Crossed”, a romantic fantasy, and “Terminal Velocity”, a graphic memoir. Keep an eye out for his latest projects, “The League of Evil, Mad Scientists” and more of “Terminal Velocity” featuring stories from Barry’s four years as a Paranormal Investigator.
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