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Kickstarters and The Iconic Pillow Collection - Episode 10

On today’s show Roberto Hoyos announces the official launch of his latest Kickstarter, The Iconic Pillow Collection! He discusses with Denis Caron, his previous experiences leading up to this project along with things he’s learned this time around. Since both creators have made thing that were funded on Kickstarter, they decided to reveal some of the “secrets” to running a successful campaign!

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Can DC Fix Superman? Superman #1

Episode 9 - Can DC Fix Superman?

Today the Super Friends, Denis Caron and Roberto Hoyos discuss the one and only, Superman! He once was the worlds greatest, now people barely care about him. With Brian Michael Bendis now taking over the helm and writing for DC Comics on Superman, can he fix the Man of Steel? Can he once a again be the beacon of hope he once was, or will he forever be the dark broody EH hero that Zack Snyder has made him into?

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Man of Steel, by Brain Michael Bendis

Superman #1, by Brian Michael Bendis

Superman: Red Son

Injustice: Gods Among Us

Author Spotlight: Darywn Cooke

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From Idea to Production - That Thing You Made

Episode 8 - From Idea to Product

Today Roberto Hoyos and Denis Caron discuss the how ideas become final products. From sketching to stitching by hand to mass production with their factories.

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Importance of Package Design - That Thing You Made

Episode 7 - The Importance of Package Design

Our heroes, Captain Corvink (Denis Caron) and The Throwable Throwboy (Roberto Hoyos), discuss the importance of package design, where they find their inspiration while developing a concept, who has the best boxes in the biz, and technical nuances about the unspoken language of marketing through design.

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The Story of Funko - That Thing You Made

Episode 6 - Making Fun: The Story of Funko

Roberto Hoyos and Denis Caron watch Making Fun: The Story of Funko. The two amigos discuss Funko's history, the impact it has on pop culture, and what the future holds for the company. The nature of collecting also comes up - a guilty pleasure for Denis, not Roberto though, he doesn't own things.

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