Actor Shawn Patrick Boyd Creates A New Role: Graphic Novelist

Actor/writer/producer Shawn Patrick Boyd guested on the podcast last year with writer/director Charlie Griak to talk about their film¬†Nina of the Woods, available now for digital download. Shawn returns to talk about his latest project: a 4-part graphic story called Winona Forever, a kids’ adventure combining Catholic mysticism, secret societies, and his own boyhood growing up in Minnesota in the 1980s. The Kickstarter campaign launches Monday, February 1, 2021, and the book is a solid debut from a first-time comics writer who counts Jeff Lemire and Craig Thompson as major influences. Watch the video, let us know what you think, and kickstart this book!

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In addition to running Fanboy Planet, Derek has written for ActionAce, Daily Radar, Once Upon A Dime, and The Wave. He has contributed stories to Arcana Comics (The Greatest American Hero) and Monsterverse Comics (Bela Lugosi's Tales from the Grave). He has performed with ComedySportz and Silicon Valley Shakespeare, though relocated to Hollywood to... work in an office? If you ever played Eric's Ultimate Solitaire on the Macintosh, it was Derek's voice as The Weasel that urged you to play longer. You can buy his book "I Was Flesh Gordon" on the Amazon link at the right. Email him at