Ep# 39 – Michael Swanigan & Larry Houston / Power-Con 2021

On September 11th and 12th Mark & Dan traveled to Anaheim California for Power-Con, the nation’s premier convention for all things She-Ra and He-Man! In today’s episode we bring you our interviews with two pioneers whose contributions to the animation industry are immeasurable. 

With eighty-seven art department credits to his name, Michael Swanigan stands as one of the greatest storyboard artists of all time. Along with his work on both She-Ra and He-Man, Michael is a prolific author and has held positions as story director, storyboard supervisor and designer during his storied carrier.

Larry Houston is the Emmy-nominated Producer/Director of The X-Men Animated series of the nineteen-nineties. Having the distinction of being Filmation Studios first African-American Saturday Morning Storyboard Artist, Larry has served in a directorial and supervisory capacity on numerous hit series and is credited for expanding the world of He-Man Mini-Comics by adding and designing more multi-cultural diverse heroes and villains into the He-Man mythology.

00:00:24 Michael Swanigan

00:15:18 Larry Houston

00:38:14 True Pioneers

TOTAL RUNTIME: 00:41:39

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