Episode 211

Tango Alpha Lima: Comic artist and illustrator Stephen Russell


April 30th, 2024

57 mins 11 secs

Season 5

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The Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis seeks veteran stories of service.

Army Airborne infantryman turned comic book creator, Stephen Russell, aka the Salty Skipper, talks about his service, what it takes to create a comic book and writing his memoir. Russell’s book, “Troublemakers: The Greatest Dog and Pony Show in Iraq,” is a memoir detailing his experiences and memories of his deployment in 2006-07 to the front lines in Baqubah, Iraq.

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