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Savage FINcast – Episode 25: The Average Dragon

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It’s the end of an era, and the Savage FINcast has a front row seat! Craig, Jim, and Raven try to keep their emotions in check as they bear witness to what may be the Savage Dragon’s last day! As one chapter closes, another begins when the adventures of Malcolm Dragon take center stage!  The Vicious Circle has a deadly new boss and a villainous new plan has been set in motion! To make matters even worse, a dangerous new foe known as Slag is on the scene and has a personal vendetta against Malcolm! Change and excitement are in the air as Savage Dragon enters its boldest and newest direction yet!

All that and our regular “Erik Larsen News” and “Savage Dragon Trivia” segments as well! As always, we would love to hear from you! Drop us a line at SAVAGEFINCAST (at) GMAIL (dot) COM to comment about the show, or suggest future discussion ideas. We will most likely read your letter on the next episode.

TIME STAMPS

00:47 – INTRODUCTIONS
02:00 – ERIK LARSEN NEWS (Scott James on Barbaric and Ricochet Back-Up)
04:22 – ERIK LARSEN NEWS (Savage Dragon 196 cover)
09:10 – ERIK LARSEN NEWS (Image Expo 2013)
11:19 – SAVAGE DRAGON TRIVIA (Last episode’s answers)
17:56 – SAVAGE DRAGON TRIVIA (This episode’s question)
19:46 – REVIEW (Savage Dragon 192)
01:06:03 – REVIEW (Back-Up Story)
01:08:45 – NEXT EPISODE (Savage Dragon 193)

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  1. simon mallette-st-pierre

    Hey guys, thanks for reviewing the Ba-Goom backup (it’s so weird to hear my name on the podcast). I was really relieved that you guys enjoyed it! 🙂 I’ll be posting more details about the backup’s origin and process on the “backup stories” section of the boards, but I just wanted to add a few points regarding the podcast:

    • I did indeed come up with the name GLOOM for the planet, an obvious nod/coincidence nickname that Angel later chose for Ba-Goom. It’s ok if they refer to it as Glum World now but that wasn’t really possible before Angel came up with Mister Glum.

    • I’ve always loved Erik’s insistence on having hand lettering in the book (RIP) and I was a huge fan of his own lettering as well so I really wanted to use my own.

    • Like you pointed out, we had never seen any of the “Glooms / Glums” alive in the book. They were seen dead in #110. Instead of having them all be evil little Mister Glum duplicates, I thought it would be cooler if they were actually as cute minded as they appear. Plus it mirrored Weiko and Rech’s plan to dump Kurr on Earth. By having Dark Dragon overhear the Glooms’ plan, it gives him a reason to murder them all. All that plus plugging Deathseed, Ba-Goom’s teleporting device small enough to be broken by younger Angel — it’s a hell of a lot to fit in only 7 pages (I wanted it done Twisted Funnies style, where the Dark Dragon page would’ve been a left page turn surprise but Erik doesn’t do that format anymore).

    Thanks again guys, I really appreciate it! Keep up the good work!

    Oh and ps. check out the fan art in #37 😛

  2. Frank Fosco

    That splash of Dragon getting fired is a swipe from Captain America 205 flipped.”I AM ARGON!!”

  3. Frank Fosco

    Oops–“I AM AGRON!!”

  4. Craig

    Simon – Awesome back up dude! Thanks for the additional insight, and thanks so much for listening to our podacst!

    Frank – I knew I had seen that splash somewhere before! Thanks for pointing it out! And thanks for being a regular listener as well. We always enjoy your input.

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