Author and Artist Jeffrey Brown sits down with me to talk about his fatherhood journey. Jeffrey shares the values he looks to instill into his kids as they are growing up. We discuss how fatherhood has influenced his writing. Next, we talk about his new book, Batman and Robin and Howard and how he created a new take on the Bruce and Damian father and son relationship. Lastly, we finish the interview off with the Fatherhood Quick Five.
About Jeffrey Brown
Jeffrey Brown is the bestselling author and illustrator of the middle grade Jedi Academy series as well as the Darth Vader and Son series. Jeffrey has written a number of autobiographical books for adults, humorous graphic novels about cats, and parodies like Incredible Change-Bots. His middle grade series Lucy & Andy Neanderthal was 40,000 years in the making, and his new series, Space-Time!, is a middle grade romp across the galaxy.
About Batman and Robin and Howard
Sidelined by a crime-fighting field trip gone wrong, Damian Wayne must refocus his attention on his life as an average student and learning how to be a team player especially when he meets his match in his new rival, Howard. To Damian Wayne, there is nothing more important than protecting the streets of Gotham City as Robin. But when he makes a critical mistake while out on patrol, Damian finds himself benched. And what’s more, Damian’s dad, Bruce Wayne, Batman decides that starting over in a new school will be just the distraction Damian needs from his superhero routine.
He is certain that Gotham Metro Academy has nothing to teach him. Damian is completely unprepared for the challenge he finds in Howard. Howard is the smartest and most athletic kid in school. The boys’ rivalry is instantaneous and fierce. Both are sure only one of them can be the best in their class.
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About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast
The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with fantastic dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. In addition, you get a unique perspective on fatherhood. You hear from guests like Joe Montana, Kevin Smith, Danny Trejo, Jerry Rice, Jeff Foxworthy, Patrick Warburton, Jeff Kinney, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Kyle Busch, Dennis Quaid, Dwight Freeney and many more.