10 Oct Ep.17- Spider-Man, Comic Book Talk and The Terror of the Talpidae. Jerry Griggs is on the podcast talking about his Book!
Jerry Griggs- born and raised in Louisiana. College professor at University of Louisiana at Monroe and writer of his recently published book: The Terror of the Talpidae – A Sci-fi, Action- Adventure mixed genre novel.
The Terror of the Talpidae: There is invasion, there is warped, mutated creatures, a hero- an adventure. What began as a passion for comic book illustrations and graphic design, led way to the creative writing of The Terror and his main character Stalker. WWII era is where the novel begins- flash forward several decades- there is an invasion, consequences, adventures and friendship.
A self-proclaimed comic book geek- Jerry talks of his early love for comic books and the excitement that went with each storyline. He Resonated with the characters, with the culture of the SuperHero.
Spider-Man – the flawed character, alter identity, ordinary guy – rights the wrongs in his own life, and using this alter identity to fight a larger evil. Psychologically witty– “if you get them too mad or get too down”-the character comes out swinging.– the character can make mistakes. Loving the Flawed Superhero.
Doc Savage and creator Lester Dent.
Street and Smith Publications.
Storytelling is Processing. Storytelling is a journey.
Facebook Page- The Terror of the Talpidae– Jerry creates content and researches the latest articles relating to the Superhero Word, Comic Con, and classic films. Check out his Facebook page.
Jerry is finishing the editing on his next book, which will be coming out next year. The Vengeance of the Talpidae
“Talpidae: means a mole- Like the animal not the thing on your face!”
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