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Rees Finlay ~ Declaration of Independents Podcast #35 (part 2 of 2)


“In a change up to the formula, Mark Andrew from takes over hosting duties to get the life story of Rees Finlay. Rees is currently the regular host of this podcast, and a former awards nominated comics creator and sketch artist for obscure sci-fi franchises such as Star Wars. Rees opens up about his early years in education, and the career path that led to the comic books he released.

In the second part of the interview, Rees talks about his short-lived underground multimedia assault ‘The Indie Project’, the hardback collection, the car accident, his graphic memoir ‘The Blue Flame’ paving the way to work for Topps on ‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘Star Wars’…and the suicide attempt that changed everything and led to the birth of this very podcast.

*Trigger Warning* this episode contains themes of mental health and suicidal ideations.”

Rees Finlay ~ Declaration of Independents Podcast on Soundcloud

*Disclaimer, for legal reasons and for the safety of Rees’s mental health, certain anecdotes and medical details have been omitted from this interview*

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Declaration of Independents Podcast Episode #35

Host: Mark Andrew

Guest: Rees Finlay

Running Time: 1 hr 29 min 35 sec

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