108 Ace Atkins and Marco Finnegan on Crossroad Blues

April 26, 2018

Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist and New York Times best selling author Ace Atkins along with artist Macro Finnegan are my guests this week discussing their crime and mystery original graphic novel Crossroad Blues: A Nick Travers Mystery

What is the connection between the Mississippi crossroads and blues musician Robert Johnson?

What did Ace Atkins learn as a newspaper journalist about writing? 

What rare books did Ace like to read and collect as a teenager?

What iconic Silver Age artist did Marco Finnegan write for his a college report? 

Did Marco meet the King himself, Elvis Presley? 

We talk about Elvis and his connection to early blues music, how Ian Fleming’s books influenced Ace as a writer, his reason for writing Robert B. Parker Spencer novels, plus Ace answers the fun questions I ask all my guests!

  

About the book:

https://imagecomics.com/comics/releases/crossroad-blues-a-nick-travers-graphic-novel-ogn

  

About the author:

http://www.aceatkins.com/

 

About the artist

https://twitter.com/marco949?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

 

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