In this episode, we talk to Becky Cloonan (Gotham Academy, Wonder Woman) and Michael W. Conrad (Wonder Woman, Doom Patrol) about their new comic: Batgirls! We discuss how they first met Batman and the Bat Family, the balance of high stakes and hijinks in Batgirls, and why this comic we’ve all been waiting for totally rules. And, don’t miss Bondo!
You can find Becky on social media at: @beckycloonan (link goes to Twitter)
You can find Becky on social media at: @michaelwconrad (link goes to Twitter)
Born in Pisa, Becky Cloonan began her career self-publishing mini-comics in 1999. Since then she has gone on to work with publishers like DC, Dark Horse, Harper Collins and Marvel, winning a few Eisner Awards along the way, both for self-published books. In 2012 Becky broke a glass ceiling, became the first woman to illustrate an issue of Batman. In her spare time, she illustrates for Mondo, Criterion, Roadburn Festival, Konkani and DeathWaltz Records, and has worked with bands like Clutch, Abbath, X Japan, and Black Sabbath. She currently co-writes Wonder Woman and Batgirls for DC.
Michael Conrad has written for DC, Marvel, and ComiXology Originals, as well as Mystery School Comics Group, an independent comics collective he founded. He currently co-writes Wonder Woman and Batgirls for DC.