The dynamic duo of Robbie Landis and Ben Morse is back once again for another episode of the Other Identity. The Other Identity is a podcast about exploring the culture created by comic books. This week Robbie and Ben are joined by Eric and Julia Lewald, the minds behind X-Men the Animated Series.
This week’s show features another amazing guest, but before that Robbie and Ben catch up on what they’ve been reading. Ben talks more about his progress on Blackest Night. Robbie meanwhile praises his recent reads from the #DCRebirthEraChallenge including the Superman Reborn arc. Also, check out the article by former Other Identity host, Kali Sloan as she ranks the live-action Batman movies.
X-Men the Animated Series Creators
Anyone who grew up in the 90s knows how important X-Men the Animated Series is to the world of superheroes. It inspired a generation of fans and creators. Reading the Mr. and Mrs. X series from a few years ago by writer Kelly Thompson, you can see the essence of Rogue and Gambit living on. Ben and Robbie are joined by Eric and Julia Lewald, the creative minds behind the show. Eric and Julia share some incredible stories about the development and lives of the X-Men series as well as several of their own feelings and opinions on characters and the creative process.
Eric and Julia talk about about the hurdles the show had to jump just to get a pilot season. The story behind the decision to use Jim Lee’s art and how it almost killed the show before it aired. Plus, who are their favorite characters, and what are their favorite arcs? All that this week on the Other Identity. Also, don’t forget to follow Eric and Julia on Twitter as well as their account for series.