ATR #85 – JCVJ, The Punisher, and our 3 act comic book lifeATR

This week’s episode with special guest Ryan Berkley has discussions about 2 different TV shows; “Jean-Claude Van Johnson” and “The Punisher”, and then Ryan and John go into their comic book history as it relates to a 3 act structure.

Ryan visited Seattle this past weekend to represent his illustration company, appropriately named “Berkley Illustration” ( at the annual “Urban Craft Uprising” show. To purchase any of Ryan’s amazing art, head to the link above to check it all out. They make amazing holiday gifts!

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Time code breakdown:

0m:00s – 5m:25s: Introduction of the topic and guest

5m:25s – 17m:40s: Discussion of the new show on Amazon Video “Jean-Claude Van Johnson” (

17m:40s – 47m:15s: Discussion, rating, and review of “The Punisher” on Netflix (

47m:15s – 1h:02m: Act 1 of our personal comic book history starts with context, which is our origin story, and the first time we got into comics as a child.

1h:02m – 1h:19m: Act 2 of our personal comic book history continues with goals and conflict, when comics changed us and turned it into a true passion.

1h:19m – 1h:30m: Act 3 of our personal comic book history ends with resolution, where we talk about our current relationship with comics.

1h:30m – 1h:40m: Ryan receives three gifts from John and describes why they are so important.

1h:40m – : Wrap up and social media plugs.

Thank you to my amazing guest Ryan for making the time to be on the show while he was in town!

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