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Episode 60 - Sara Dunkerton and Mulp!


Sara Dunkerton, artist of Mulp: Sceptre of the Sun joins Vince and Tony to talk about the anthropomorphic adventure series, her influences and con experiences, the difference in anthropamorphic styles and so much more. With Dan Butcher being away this week, the trio step up and talk about all kinds of subjects, from television adaptions, what animal would make the best doctor, the latest news in #Millarwatch; plus Sara casts the hosts as animals, Vince pronounces a name wrong and Tony asks important questions from the start.



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Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez
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Episode 59 - SJ McCune and Monologue!


Stuart John McCune, creator of titles like City War, Delta and recently released Monologue joins the podcast crew to talk about his unique book, his art process and more. Theres talk of good times at small events, avoiding movie reviews, the three amigos get recommended books they might like and theres segways firing off in all directions. Theres also some brilliant books that demand your attention, Golden Girls trivia, everyone picks a character or series that they would like to reboot and #Millarwatch begins. Plus Vince gets ripped into over his pitch question, Dan begins speeding up his outrĂ© and Tony tells us where he washes.



Get some publicity for your comic and take part in the Small Press Factor 2016
Find out more about it HERE and enter HERE

Check out our good friends at  A Place to Hang Your CapePipedream Comics, Down the Tubes

If you love our Intro/Outro music, then check out the brilliant Chad Fifer and more of his musical badassery at www.chadfifer.bandcamp.com
Let us know what you think!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez
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Bristol Comic Expo 2016 Special!


The Awesome Comics Podcast stormed the gates of Bristol Comic Expo as it made its triumphant return, and when not making a spectacle of themselves they managed to get some interviews with a whole heap of great independent creators! Emily Owen also stepped up to help out once again and bagged an interview of her own! Theres talk of kick-starters, editing anthologies, paying artists for their work, scrumpy cider, nandos and the convention itself!

Its a great show and a hint of the great things to come for this convention. Check it out now!


The awesome music is from Henry Jackmans amazing score for XMen First Class, which you can get HERE

Let us know what you think!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez


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Episode 58 - Jamie Smart and Moose Kid Comics!


This week Jamie Smart, a pod favourite creator and the man behind Moose Kid Comics joins the gang to talk about how the yearly free-for-everyone kids comic came to be, what it was like editing so many amazing creators, the world of kids comic publishing, his angry comic creating phase and so much more! The conversation dances in all directions as convention stories are told, gallows humour in kids comics are discussed and artists talk the adventures of Periscoping your work. Also theres some Bristol Comics Expo talk, dirty artist Chat Roulette, Vince steps up his segway game, Tony talks about pranks he's played on his workmates and Dan IS the block.

Don't miss it!



Get some publicity for your comic and take part in the Small Press Factor 2016
Find out more about it HERE and enter HERE

Check out our good friends at  A Place to Hang Your CapePipedream Comics, Down the Tubes

If you love our Intro/Outro music, then check out the brilliant Chad Fifer and more of his musical badassery at www.chadfifer.bandcamp.com
Let us know what you think!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez

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Episode 57 - K. Michael Russell & Learn Comic Color.com!


This week the gang are joined by K. Michael Russell, a comic colouring professional who not only is working on some exciting upcoming books from Image, but he also offers courses to those who want to know more about the art form of colouring comic books. It's a fascinating insight into a side of comics not enough people know about, and the group discuss the importance of using flatters, how story should always come first, the colours of Dredd, how publishers choose colouring teams and much more. Theres also talk of Doll Man, Jack Palance, lots of great upcoming events and comics, Dan brings the mood up after a sombre remembrance moment, Vince attempts more smooth segways and Tony talks about a book he's wanted to talk about it for AGES!


Get some publicity for your comic and take part in the Small Press Factor 2016
Find out more about it HERE and enter HERE

Check out our good friends at  A Place to Hang Your CapePipedream Comics, Down the Tubes

If you love our Intro/Outro music, then check out the brilliant Chad Fifer and more of his musical badassery at www.chadfifer.bandcamp.com
Let us know what you think!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez
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Episode 56 - Comic Book Stores and Movies Galore!

Comic Book Stores are some of the best places in the world, and where would us comic fans be without them? Vince, Dan and Tony talk about what they think makes a good store and get some amazing recommendations from listeners. Also, with San Diego Comic Con churning out loads of awesome news and trailers, the gang take some time to talk about the stuff they're excited about. Its a good old fashioned pub chat style ramble of a show thats full of chuckles and talk of this medium we all love. Theres also some great small press books and events to get excited about, and the results of the cheeky competition the gang launched last week are revealed. Plus theres plenty of ranting, rambling, movie talk (don't mention Green Street) and general comic book geekery to be had. Vince finally finds a comic book movie Tony doesn't like, Dan wonders why he reads some articles on the train and Tony tries to say the word anal a lot... again. 


Get some publicity for your comic and take part in the Small Press Factor 2016
Find out more about it HERE and enter HERE

Check out our good friends at  A Place to Hang Your CapePipedream Comics, Down the Tubes

If you love our Intro/Outro music, then check out the brilliant Chad Fifer and more of his musical badassery at www.chadfifer.bandcamp.com
Let us know what you think!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez
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Episode 55 - Matt Rooke and Bubbles O’Seven!


Matt Rooke, the artist behind Apes 'n' Capes and the brand new primate spy adventure Bubbles O'Seven joins the gang this week. He talks about the brilliant new book, collaborating with Grainne McEntee, his influences and why its easier to draw monkeys rather than people. Theres also talk of James Bond, genre over saturation, the useless pop art excuse for stealing sequential art, the Vagina Monologues, Chevy Chase cocaine stories and so much more. Also Dans a birthday boy, Vince makes a spectacular verbal mistake and Tony desperately wants to go to the theatre with Dan. PLUS we announce another competition, and its one that you'll definitely need to be paying attention for!


Get some publicity for your comic and take part in the Small Press Factor 2016
Find out more about it HERE and enter HERE

Check out our good friends at  A Place to Hang Your CapePipedream Comics, Down the Tubes

If you love our Intro/Outro music, then check out the brilliant Chad Fifer and more of his musical badassery at www.chadfifer.bandcamp.com
Let us know what you think!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez
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Episode 54 - Shane Chebsey and Shrewsbury Comic Arts Festival!

Comic conventions are an integral part of being a small press creator, and this week marks the first time we talk to one of the hard working folk behind the events. Shane Chebsey, the man behind the Shrewsbury Comic Arts Festival and ICE events, joins the ACP crew to talk about the joys and perils of organising comic events. Theres talk of getting pro guests for events, the responsibility of convention organisers, people selling prints of other peoples characters and so much more. Its a great insight into the behind the scenes of event organising! Theres also talk of some awesome books you need to check out, Last of the Summer Wine, Dan brings out his pop culture guns, Vince expresses himself everywhere and Tony compares his hair to a golden waterfall. PLUS theres also some serious kazoo action. How can you miss that?!

Mentioned in this episode are: Shane Chebsey, Shrewsbury International Comic Arts Festival, ICE Comic Con 2016, Smallzone, Monologue, SJ McCune, One Punch Man, Doc Dino, Tom Ward, Chris Welsh, The Opportunity, Tom Volley, Leamington Comic Con Small Press Factor, The Complete Harlem Heroes, Regret, Kristo, Sam Read, Goldtiger

Check out our good friends at  A Place to Hang Your CapePipedream Comics, Down the Tubes

If you love our Intro/Outro music, then check out the brilliant Chad Fifer and more of his musical badassery at www.chadfifer.bandcamp.com
Let us know what you think!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez
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Episode 53 - David Broughton and Shaman Kane!

David Broughton, the creator of the sci-fi horror adventure series Shaman Kane joins the awesome pod this week to talk about the series, his influences, the monetary side of self publishing and his experiences at shows like Lawgiver. Theres also LOTS of talk about 2000ad and its amazing fanzines, the Mighty Boosh and the anger inducing topic of people selling prints of major IP run through a photoshop filter. Plus Vince gloats over the result of a twitter poll, Dan announces some great goodies he's offering to retweeters and Tony catches up on the time he missed by talking about tons of comics!


Check out our good friends at  A Place to Hang Your CapePipedream Comics, Down the Tubes

If you love our Intro/Outro music, then check out the brilliant Chad Fifer and more of his musical badassery at www.chadfifer.bandcamp.com
Let us know what you think!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez
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Episode 52 - Daniel Warren Johnson and Space Mullet!

This week Daniel Warren Johnson, insanely talented creator of the epic sci-fi webcomic 'Space Mullet' (and nominee for nicest person in comics) joins Vince and Dan to talk about his adventures in creating his webcomic, his amazing Star Wars fanfic comic 'Green Leader' his influences and how he got started in comics. It's a fun episode jam packed with awesome info for comic creators. Also as Tony is off on a well deserved vacation, Dan and Vince hold the fort and catch up about their recent comic adventures, including the new Vanguard issue and Cardiff Comic Expo. Also DWJ exposes his comic making facade, Dans makes a controversial statement about a cartoons theme song and Vince talks about some genius insults he recently received. It's an episode not to be missed!

And by the power of grey skull, make sure you stick around after the end credits too!



Check out our good friends at  A Place to Hang Your CapePipedream Comics, Down the Tubes

If you love our Intro/Outro music, then check out the brilliant Chad Fifer and more of his musical badassery at www.chadfifer.bandcamp.com
Let us know what you think!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez


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