I knew they had a student paper, so I was like, "I'm gonna run my comics there." I just walked into their newspaper office, found the mailbox, put a stack of cartoons in there and walked out.
The next week I saw them in the paper, and I was like, "Sweet, I guess that worked." (Laughs) For, like, three years I did that.
We rewrote the entire script for Hulk once we found out he was doing it. Daniel: Without thinking about who the character should be, we went after the more typical type of deans. Daniel: At first, (Hulk) was like, "Ten million dollars! I was a pretty good student in high school, then I got a toe into college and said, "F--- this, I'm quitting."Daniel: Brad has imagined this idea of what college really is like — sort of like high school for adults, where anything goes.
Brad: Then we were like, "No, this needs to be America's dad. " And we were like, "We don't have 10 million dollars." And then he was like, "OK." (Laughs)Brad, I've noticed you've been posting a lot of comics on your website. Brad: Yeah, I'm posting a new single-panel comic every weekday on Creased Comics. And because he never really had a campus experience, this show is his imagined version of it, which is far crazier than anyone's actual college experience. (Laughs)Note: The second season of China, IL kicks off Sunday at p.m.
(Greta Gerwig and Jeffrey Tambor also lend their voices.)I was excited to speak with with Neely and executive producer Daniel Weidenfeld about the new season.
They talked to me about upcoming episodes, casting Hulk and slacking off in school: Hey, guys!
Daniel: And also, the network is getting bigger and moving earlier.
The show From his funny, catchy animations to his hilarious, unauthorized Harry Potter commentary, Brad Neely always makes my life a little more enjoyable.
The admiration extends to the artist's Adult Swim series, China, IL, which returns Sunday for a second season.
(And another where) Frank tries to recreate the perfect lecture. Daniel: He gets upset that sweet energy bars have taken off so much, so he tries to create savory energy bars. He gets his dad thrown in "emotional jail" …How exactly did you got Hulk Hogan to join the cast?
Daniel: There were a bunch of different people when we started talking about what a school show would look like.