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Neal Adams

Biography:

Neal Adams is a towering figure in the world of comic book creation and art. He has had two legendary "runs" on the characters of Batman, X-Men, Green Lantern, Green Arrow and Deadman. He has always been, and has repeatedly been forced to be a spokesman on the subject of creator's rights and was influential in convincing comic book publishers to return artwork to the artists who create it.

Adams, through the intervening years, became one of the most talked about creator/writer/artist/publisher/innovators in the medium and in the fields of computer animation, industrial, toy and amusement park design along with being an amateur scientist. His theory on a new model of the universe is the subject of a forthcoming graphic novel and a 2 hour video and is, quite frankly, the only thing he wants to talk about nowadays.

Past Shows:

Afghanistan, Iraq & Colombia

Adventurer Robert Young Pelton shared his firsthand knowledge of various violent and war torn areas of the world. Pelton discussed his experiences in Afghanistan, where he was embedded with a special forces team in 2002. According to Pelton, most of the people that form the Taliban in Afghanistan are from Pakistan. Ninety percent of the casualties were Pakistanis, he said. Pelton also talked about the Taliban recruitment process.Pelton commented on the RAND Corporation, a nonprofit global policy think tank. Pelton said he was a strong critic of RAND, as they "do the homework and the thinking for politicians" and essentially "created Al-Qaeda." Pelton shared his thoughts on the Iraq War, noting it as an example of why we should not invade other countries -- "they always end up right back where you started."Pelton spoke about his time in Latin America, the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia), and what really happened during the hostage rescue in Colombia. Pelton ... More »

Host: Ian Punnett

Comic Books & Growing Earth Theory

Legendary comic book artist Neal Adams spoke about the origin of Superman, his work on the Green Lantern-Green Arrow series, as well as the Batman, who he is credited with rescuing from the campy 60s television show and returning to his darker roots. Adams said he believes in "truth, justice and the American way" and added that these ideals should be represented in comic book literature so children "do not forget that they are expected to be better than they might be otherwise."Adams discussed his science theory related to the idea of a Growing Earth. According to Adams, our planet was once much smaller than it current size, with continents of thick granitic rock covering most of the world. If one collapses the planet, he explained, the continents fit together perfectly like the pieces of a broken vase. Adams also talked about the work of Samuel Warren Carey, the Australian geologist who first proposed the Growing Earth Theory. ... More »

Host: Ian Punnett

The Growing Earth

Art chatted with comic book legend Neal Adams about his research on a new model for the Universe and his theory that the Earth is growing. ... More »

Host: Art Bell

Theory of Expanding Planets

Comic book legend Neal Adams, who is currently creating a six part series of Batman, discussed his research on a new model for the Universe. His theory proposes that the Earth, and by extension, all moons and planets, expand in size from the inside as they age. The bottom of the ocean is only between 70 to 180 million years old, said Adams. ... More »

Host: George Noory

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