On this episode of Pages and Panels, Kyle is joined by creator Matt Smith to break down his graphic novel Barbarian Lord. The story follows the Barbarian Lord as he seeks to reclaim the land that was stolen from him. The book has all the feelings of a classic fantasy Norse barbarian tale with Matt's unique take and style woven in. Matt discusses the evolution of Barbarian Lord, learning how to make comics while doing, pacing a larger story and letting inspirations bleed into your own comic. A huge thanks to Matt for coming on to break down the novel and provide insight into the process of making a graphic novel. Make sure to pick up Barbarian Lord in stores in online as well as the single issue side quest style comics available on Matt's store.