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Episode 176 - Getting a round in at the Black Crown! (w/Shelly Bond!)

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The Awesome gang are joined this week by the amazing Shelly Bond, long time comics editor and creative force! Together they talk about her 'origin' story, music, her working methods, tea, the world of IDW's Black Crown Comics and so much more! Plus stick around for after the credits for an extra bit of Style Council chat.

Great stuff to check out this week: Shelly Bond, IDW, Black Crown Comics, Assassinistas, Black Crown Quarterly, Kid Lobotomy, Euthanauts, Punks Not Dead, Philip Bond, Comico, Peter Milligan, Dilraj Mann, Leah Moore, Gareth Hopkins, True Believers Festival 2019, The NEW Black Crown Website

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Episode 175 - Some Awesome Indie Comics Talk!

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This week it's just Vince, Dan and Tony together alone again for the first time in weeks, talking up a whole load of comic book topics and putting the world to rights. Theres great listener topic discussed, which leads to chat about amazing fights in comics, GI Joe, Conventions, Kickstarters, pride in your work and more. Theres also a ton of amazing book recommendations that you need to check out!

Great stuff to check out this week: How to Draw Comics with Springworth,  White Ash, Kickstarter Drip, Tragic Tales of Horrore, Neon Wasteland, The Forest, the Chair and those Forsaken There, Space Captain: the FinalePoisoned Chalice: The Extremely Long and Incredibly Complex Story of Marvelman, Outer Darkness, Dillon Gilbertson, Sweet Heart, Dracula the Unconquered, Europe Comics, The Client, Jim Henson's Tale of SandTrue Believers Festival 2019

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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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Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez

Episode 174 - Space, Science, Cabbages and Retrograde Orbit! (w/Kristyna Baczynski)

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This week Kristyna Baczynski (Retrograde Orbit) joins Vince and Tony to talk about all things comics, including her process, life as a full time illustrator and what went into making her debut graphic novel 'Retrograde Orbit'. She not only drops some amazing knowledge bombs on everyone as well as talking up some Star Trek, but descends to the level of the hosts in record time! If that wasn't enough, theres an extra interview where Dan and Vince interview Tony and Andy Hanks about their exciting new book 'How to Make Comics with Springworth'! 

Great stuff to check out this week: Kristyna Baczynski, Kristyna Baczynski website, Retrograde Orbit, Avery Hill Publishing, Hepworth Wakefield Print Fair, Girl Gang Zine Fair, York Zine Fest, Glasgow Comic Con, Andy Hanks, How to Draw Comics with Springworth, Fair Spark Books, True Believers Comics Festival 2019Super Mutant Magic Academy, Drawn and Quarterly, Jillian Tamaki, Little Nettle, Cyber Realm, Wren McDonald, Hamflask, Andy Hutchinson, Marc Robinson, The Blue BaronSit Comics

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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 

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

Episode 173 - Halloween Horror Special 2018! (w/Mike Lee Graham)

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Its the ACP Halloween Special for 2018, and this week the gang have pulled in horror lover Mike Lee Graham (Our Final Halloween) to talk about all things scary. Theres chat over what works/doesnt in the genre, movie tie-ins and also a fresh from the con opinion on the recent London MCM. If that wasn't enough theres talk of David Cronenberg, horror movie franchises and sex robots!

Great stuff to check out this week: Mike Lee-Graham, Mike Garley, Our Final HalloweenJunji Ito, Gyo, Uzumaki, Amerikarate, Action Lab Comics, The Little Deaths of Watson Tower, Nick Bryan, Rosie Alexander, True Believers 2019

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!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez

Episode 172 - The World of Rising Sand! (w/Ty Dunitz and Jenn Lee)

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This week Ty Dunitz and Jenn Lee, the creators of the ongoing webcomic (and ACP fave) Rising Sand, join the ACP to talk about their epic story, how it came to be and the process of world building. Theres also discussion about artwork, holofoil covers, brilliant new webcomics to discover and tons more great comic chatter. Also, Vince reveals that he doesnt scroll down KS pages every time and Dan picks out a book thats less a recommend and more a 'well, I read that'. 

Great stuff to check out this week: Rising Sand, Ty Dunitz, Jenn Lee, Rising Sand KS, Our Final Halloween KS, Mike Garley, Mike Lee Graham, Trumps Titans, Alexis Flower, I Roved Out: In search truth and love, Ten Earth Shattering Blows, Thief of Tales, Under the Bed, Matt Fitch, Joseph Totti

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!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez

Episode 171 - When Comics Get Personal! (w/Katriona Chapman)

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This week Katriona Chapman (Katzine) joins the ACP this week to talk about her brilliant graphic novel 'Follow Me In' and the journey of creating an autobiographical comic. Theres discussion about art processes on the road, autobio comics, creating your own fonts and more. Theres also some more amazing book recommendations, some upcoming convention talk and as always the usual hilarity from the regular show hosts in the out takes!

Great stuff to check out this week: Katriona Chapman, Follow Me In, Avery Hill Publishing, Kat's sketchbook, Dan Berry, Make it then Tell Everybody, Untitled Ape, On a Sunbeam, Tillie Walden, Sophie Yanow, The Contradictions, Hot Milk, Luchie Bryen, Shortbox Comics, Galant and Amos, Fair Spark Books, The Ink Witch, Izzi Ward, Nottingham Comic Con 2018

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!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez

 

Episode 170 - Punks, Ghosts and Comics! (W/David M Barnett and Martin Simmonds)

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This week the gang talk about lots of different comic subjects, from great indie art events to comics pricing, movies, brilliant comic recommendations and more. Not only that but the amazing creative team behind Black Crown hit series 'Punks Not Dead' David M. Barnett and Martin Simmonds join the gang to talk about how their creative process evolved and the brilliant book itself. Theres also laughs and the quite frankly disgusting return of Dans Dictionary Corner which takes place after the credits. You have been warned.

Great stuff to check out this week: Punks Not Dead, David M. Barnett, Martin Simmonds, Black Crown Comics, Shelly Bond, Bristol Comic and Zine Fair, Avery Hill Publishing, Resurrection Men, Werewolf Social Club, Not Your Cuppa Tea, Todd Oliver, Our Final Halloween, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

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!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez

Episode 169 - Thought Bubble, Europe Comics and the World of John Tucker! (w/John Tucker)

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Its a bumper episode this week as not only do the gang hav e a guest but theres an exclusive interview from Thought Bubble! THe gang are joined by comic book humour machine John Tucker for a riotous chat about his work, methods and his  first year on the convention circuit. Theres hilarity, laughs and also thought provoking chatter tucked in there somewhere along with yet more fantastic indie book recommendations. If that wasnt enough theres a great interview with Irina of Europe Comics, taken at Thought Bubble 2018!

Great stuff to check out this week: John Tucker, Tuckers Podcaster Delight BundleEurope Comics, Thought Bubble, Gunshow, Paul Moore, Todd Oliver, Andy Barron, Charles H. Raymond, Killtopia, Dave CookBHP Comics, Signatur, Jennie Gyllblad, 1999, Noah Van Sciver, Overlord KS, Little Heroes Just Giving CampaignBristol Comic and Zine Fair, Nottingham Comic Con

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!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez

Episode 168 - Comics, Questions and more Comics!

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It's just Vince and Tony this week, recording a show early that is stuffed to the gills with amazing comic recommendations for listeners to check out and add to their wishlists. Theres also some great questions and more.

Great stuff to check out this week: 32 Kills, Mike Garley, Andy Clift, Comichaus, Saga Volta Vol 1, Europe Comics, Ahoy Comics, The Wrong Earth,  7 Shades, Deadstar Publishing, Realm of the Damned: SIgnum Draconis, Pye Parr, NoBrow Comics, Kingdom, Erol vs Evil, Darrel Thorpe,  Pipedream Comics, Down the Tubes, Thought Bubble Festival 2018

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!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez

Episode 167 - Comic Artwork, Portfolio and Kia Wordsmith! (w/Ian Ashcroft)

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This week Vince, Dan and Tony speak to an indie comics newcomer who is going to explode onto the scene with the Accent UK book 'Kia Wordsmith', Ian Ashcroft. They talk a lot about art processes, comic book and illustration influences and discuss the world of the portfolio review. Theres also a delve into the dreamscape world of Kia Wordsmith, its future, conventions and more. Plus theres also room for some amazing comic book recommendations as always.

Great stuff to check out this week: Ian Ashcroft, Dave West, Kia Wordsmith, Accent UK, Andy Bloor, Jae Lee, Hilda Trailer, 32 Kills, Erol vs Evil, Captain Cosmic KS, Matt Garvey, The Devil in DisguiseWestern Noir, Kristina Baczynski, Retrograde Orbit, Avery Hill Publications, The Jettisons - All Time Top 3 Podcast, Pipedream Comics, Down the Tubes, Thought Bubble Festival 2018

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!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez