Salt & Honey

Salt and Honey is a podcast by two friends and full-time cartoonists, Sloane (From Under Mountains, A Map to the Sun) and Leslie (Snotgirl) who want to delve deeper into why they like what they like and hate what they hate. Each week, we explore different aspects of different comics (popular and obscure), as well as other popular media, including but not limited to movies and television.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h1m. Bisher sind 101 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 11 hours 32 minutes


episode 11: Kyoko Okazaki

This week, we discuss the shoujo manga artist Kyoko Okazaki, whose work centering around the social issues of young people living during the ‘80s and ‘90s in Tokyo still has resonance in popular culture today. Works discussed in this episode:...


 2017-11-08  1h35m

episode 10: Rem

This week we talk to Priscilla Hamby, a.k.a. Rem (Devil’s Candy, Soulless, Vampire Kisses,) about her career, Tokyopop’s Rising Stars of Manga, American comics, and how peoples’ perception of manga influenced work has changed over the years. Rem...


 2017-11-01  1h28m

episode 9: Conventions

In this episode, we talk about how we got into conventions, our favorite shows, least favorite shows, some advice on how to set up or plan for merchandise and tables, and touch on con etiquette. Spoiler alert: we’re bad at tabling.


 2017-10-18  1h45m

episode 8: Tucker Stone

Tucker was our first guest, but we uploaded this out of order. Tucker probably best known for being a comics critic and running The Factual Opinion. In this episode we talk about different facets of comics and our inherent biases when we choose media....


 2017-10-11  1h50m

episode 7: Iasmin Omar Ata

We talk to our friend Iasmin Omar Ata about their new graphic novel, Mis(h)adra, and delve into the topic of sci-fi and why it’s important. We also talk about video games, science fiction and feelings, the importance of paneling in comics,...


 2017-10-04  1h36m

episode 6: Meredith Gran

This week, we get to talk to Meredith Gran (Octopus Pie) about her approach to storytelling, the internet, teaching, and being financially self sufficient while making comics. We talk about the game Meredith is making and the history of webcomics (as...


 2017-09-27  1h32m

episode 5: Four Graphic Novels

This week, Sloane and Leslie discuss their favorite and least favorite parts of four graphic novels. This episode is DEFINITELY spoiler-friendly. We discuss The Divine, Beautiful Darkness, This One Summer, and Prince of Cats.


 2017-09-20  1h1m

episode 4: Mostly About Monthlies

Sloane and Leslie talk about what goes into comic sales and the struggles of monthly comics and how to cope. We talk about our good and bad experiences as teens taking art classes and how we combat creative burn out, among other things.


 2017-09-13  1h9m

episode 3: Western Comics

Sloane and Leslie talk about their favorite monthly comics from American publishers. Starting with our first exposure to Western comics (from Watchmen to the Sandman) and ending with our recommendations.


 2017-09-11  1h2m

episode 2: Q&A and Comics Shop Talk

Sloane and Leslie are back for the second episode of Salt & Honey, where they discuss the secret world of manga artists (Naoki Urasawa's Manben and Aoi Honoo) and answer questions from Twitter.


 2017-09-06  1h27m