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Episode 237 - The Art of Comic Book Covers! (w/Russell Mark Olson)

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What makes a great comic book cover? And do the great looking ones hold up to closer inspection? This week the gang are joined by the awesome Russell Mark Olson (Gateway City) for a chat about great comic book covers. They've all picked 3 each to discuss and break down, from some old school classics to picks from the latest new comic book day! Its a great chat, and add to that fantastic indie comic recommendations and laughs aplenty, its a show not to be missed.

PLAY ALONG AT HOME! Here are the covers that the gang discuss on episode 237!

Great stuff to check out this week -  Russell Mark Olson, Gateway City, Black Iris, The New Ghost, No Brow, Action Lab Comics, Going to the Chapel, Christophe Blain, Gus, Europe Comics, Medina: The Drax

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Episode 236 - The Epically Wonderful Strange World of McCarthy! (w/Brendan McCarthy)

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This week the gang were very pleased to be joined by Brendan McCarthy (The Zaucer of Zilk) to talk about his career, creations and moving back and forth between comics and movies. Theres discussion of his early days, 2000ad, his work on Mad Max: Fury Road, his return to comics and an in-depth discussion of his controversial book Skin (w/Peter Milligan). Theres stories galore in this one folks, so don't miss it!

Great stuff to check out this week - Brendan McCarthy, The Zaucer of Zilk, 2000AD, Milligan and McCarthy, Skin, Peter Milligan, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Penned Guins KS, True Believers 2020, John Tucker, The King Pre-Order, Lost Time, JWC, B.A.D.A.S.S., British Ice, Top Shelf Comics, IDW

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Join the discussion today at our facebook group Awesome Comics Talk

Check out the folks who sponsor this lil show - the mighty folks at Comichaus!

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 

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Episode 235 - Kids Comics: The Next Generation! (w/Tom Sparke)

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The first show of 2020 kicks off in style with an in-depth discussion about getting the next generation of comics readers on board. To talk about this, kids comics, educational workshops and more is Tom Sparke (Captain Fishbeard) who does all of that and also joins in with the weekly ACP madness to boot. Theres also more great indie comic recommendations, laughs and thought provoking comic discussion. What better way to start a new decade!

Great stuff to check out this week - Tom Sparke, Captain Fishbeard, Spring Heeled Jack, True Believers 2020, Book Sniffer, Saturday Review, John Tucker, The King, Russell Mark Olson, Gateway City, Fantagraphix, Josh Simmonds, House, Sam Davies, KaBoom Comics, Hex Vets: Witches in Training

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Join the discussion today at our facebook group Awesome Comics Talk

Check out the folks who sponsor this lil show - the mighty folks at Comichaus!

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 

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Episode 234 - The Awesome Quiz of the Year 2019! (w/That Comic Smell!)

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It's that time of year when... well it's the end of the year so its time for the ACPs quiz of the year. The only way to sign off another great year of comics, and this time the gang go up against the crew from That Comic Smell!

Its tense, nail-biting nonsense that must not be missed!

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Join the discussion today at our facebook group Awesome Comics Talk

Check out the folks who sponsor this lil show - the mighty folks at Comichaus!

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Episode 233 - Our Favourite Comics of 2019!

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As the year ends, it's time for the ACP gang to look back over the past twelve months in the world of comics and pick out their favourites of the year to recommend once again. Not only was it almost impossible to narrow that done to one pick, but the ACP listeners also joined in and we read out their choices too. What that means is that this is a show with an endless list of names, titles and shows that you're going to be adding to your wishlists. ENJOY!

Vince's Picks
Outer Darkness, Daniel Warren Johnson, Garth Ennis, TKO Studios, Thought Bubble 2019, Zoe Thorogood

Dan's Picks
Our Final Halloween, Dave Kennedy, John Tucker, Fair Spark Books, True Believer 2019, iPad Paperlike Screen Cover

Tony's Picks
In Waves, Enrico Marini, Jon Hickman, Europe Comics, NCS Fest, Cliff Cumber

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Join the discussion today at our facebook group Awesome Comics Talk

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Episode 232 - Illustration, Modern Art and Promoting Comics! (w/Peony Gent)

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This week Vince and Tony are joined by creator and artist in residence at the House of Illustration, Peony Gent. They talk about her work, working for No Brow, her new artist residency and more. Theres also some great indie recommendations and a bit of listener audio from on high!

Great stuff to check out this week - Peony Gent, Park Bench Kensington, Uxbridge Road, No Brow Press, The House of Illustration, Thought Bubble, Internet Crusader, Avery Hill Publishing, The Sons of El Topo , Archaia Comics, Breaklands, Justin Jordan

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Join the discussion today at our facebook group Awesome Comics Talk

Check out the folks who sponsor this lil show - the mighty folks at Comichaus!

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 

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Episode 231 - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of 2019!

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With the year beginning to come to a close, the ACP decide to look back on the year that was, contemplate some topics and issues, read out listener opinions and get very open and honest about what this year has been like for them.

Great stuff to check out this week - American She-Wolf, Living with Cancer, CHIP Collective, Afterlife, Jams and Jellies

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Join the discussion today at our facebook group Awesome Comics Talk

Check out the folks who sponsor this lil show - the mighty folks at Comichaus!

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 

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Episode 230 - Some Smooth Comics Talk! (w/Cliff Cumber)

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This week the ACP gang are joined by artist, podcaster and listener Cliff Cumber to talk about comics, artwork, his upcoming project with Tony and the indie comics scene in America. Theres also talk of upcoming shows, a thought provoking listener question, great book recommendations and an appearance by Pascal - someone very close to Tony himself.

Great stuff to check out this week - Cliff Cumber, BAM! Comic Art Fair, Steve Conley, The Middle Age, Satans Library, Adam Falp, Pound for Pound, TKO Comics, Fisheye Placebo, Aftershock Comics, The Brothers Dracul

CLICK HERE TO GET COPIES OF OUR ANTHOLOGY - AWESOME COMICS

Join the discussion today at our facebook group Awesome Comics Talk

Check out the folks who sponsor this lil show - the mighty folks at Comichaus!

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 

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Episode 229 - Comics, Conventions and Death! (w/Charles H Raymond)

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After an epic year of convention exhibiting, Charles H Raymond (Death Inc) joins the gang to talk about his comics, the convention scene, Pokemon, 24 hour comics and tons more and gets wrapped up in an episode filled with innuendo and madness. Theres also great indie books from all over the world, comics events to check out soon and so much more!

Great stuff to check out this week - Charles H Raymond, Death Inc, Chlorophil, The Whore Chronicles, Walking like an Exorcist, True Believers 2020, BAM! Comic, Art and Zine Fair, Andromeda, Heart Attack, Ancestor, Malachi Ward, Cleo D, Deliver Us From Evil, Europe Comics, Human

CLICK HERE TO GET COPIES OF OUR ANTHOLOGY - AWESOME COMICS

Join the discussion today at our facebook group Awesome Comics Talk

Check out the folks who sponsor this lil show - the mighty folks at Comichaus!

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 

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Episode 228 - The Thought Bubble 2019 Show!

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This week the gang talk about their Thought Bubble 2019 experience and have a raft of interviews to showcase their adventure over the weekend!

Great stuff to check out this week - Thought Bubble 2019, Dave Kennedy, Tales of Science Fiction, Al Davison, James Lawrence, The Legend of La Mariposa, The Knifepoint Horror Anthology, Luke Halsall, The Anomaly Squad, Jane Sayer, The Belles, Pete Taylor, Seven Sagas of Silverbeard, Michael Lomon, Nikki Draws, Alan Henderson, The Penned Guin, Umar Ditta, Lad: The Homecoming, Dave Clifford, 7 Shades: Hells Belles, Chip Collective, Living with Cancer, Amanda Eleanor Tribble, Mega City Podcast, Bam Comic Art and Zine Fair!

CLICK HERE TO GET COPIES OF OUR ANTHOLOGY - AWESOME COMICS

Join the discussion today at our facebook group Awesome Comics Talk

Check out the folks who sponsor this lil show - the mighty folks at Comichaus!

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!