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Episode 189 - Newspaper Strips, Late Knights and Pat Mills! (w/Matt Strott)

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The ACP gang are joined by artist Matt Strott (Late Knights) this week to talk about how he went from wanting to make newspaper comic strips to working on a full comic book series with Jon Laight. Theres discussion about going from an issue one to an issue two, mexican Spider-Man, work/life balance and getting started in the small press game! If that's not enough there's also an extra interview with the mighty Pat Mills!

Great stuff to check out this week - Matt Strott, Late Knights, Level 8 Comics, Pat Mills, The Untold Tales of Bigfoot, Vince Dorse, Cosmic Scoundrels, Madius Comics, Tragic Tales of Horrere, Endswell Chapter One, Peter Morey, Kingdom, NoBrow Press, Jon McNaught

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Episode 188 - Holy **** let’s write some comics! (w/James McCulloch)

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This week the gang go full punk rock, take off the seatbelts and let the F bombs fly as they are joined by prolific comics writer James McCulloch (City of Lost Souls) to talk about writing indie comics! Not only is there plenty of process talk, but there's discussion of convention interactions, creativity as therapy, character creation, toilet habits, science fiction names, comics journalism and so much more. This one is a party episode with a side order of 'grumpy old men' - so buckle up!

Great stuff to check out this week - James McCulloch, The Forest The Chair and Those That Reside There, Dan Charnley, Transylvanian Knights, Jonny Cannon, City of Lost Souls, Janine Van Moosol, Stuart McCune, Cardiff Comics CarnivalMerrick the Sensational Elephantman, NPC TeaExit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles, Plan A/Plan B, John Tucker, The Art of DyingEurope ComicsEnforcer, Brian Funk, Artyom Trakhanov

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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 187 - From the floor of True Believers 2019!

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Convention season of 2019 kicks off with this special coming (mostly) from the shop floor of True Believers 2019! Theres great interviews with creators who exhibited at the show, and back in Awesome HQ the gang discuss the price of artwork and recommend some brilliant indie titles to check out!

Great stuff to check out this week - True Believers Comic Festival, Comichaus, Horde Comics, Revenant, Vic Iddstar Hill, Steve Tanner, Clockwork Cavalier Kickstarter, Cog Life Comics, Steve SimsBeast Hunting Battle Badgers, Jamie Lambert, Dexters Half Dozen, Samuel George London, Beyond Milford Green Kickstarter, Shaun Dobie, Descending Outlands, Reckless Hero Comics, The Last Sheriff, Chris Sides, Chris Travell, Close, Romans vs Aliens

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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 186 - Creating ‘Awesome Comics’! (w/Tom Stewart)

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This week the ACP gang are talking about the work and creation of their anthology series 'Awesome Comics', and to help them do it they are joined by Tom from the brilliant podcast 'That Comic Smell'! Together they discuss the journey of the book from concept to its final issue, collaborating as a group, reception at cons and so much more! Theres also some podcast chat, a discussion about the difficulty getting comics to kids in the high street and Vince and Dan talk their recent twitter feud!

Great stuff to check out this week: That Comic Smell, TCS on twitter, Awesome Comics, Nick Prolix, Daniel Marc Chant, Ed Traquino, Andy Bloor, House Bound KSAlfie GallagherThe Fang, Revenant, Horde Comics, Portal Comics, Jonny Cannon, Break the Cake, David Robertson

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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 185 - Getting ‘Away’ with Comics! (w/Grant Richards)

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The artist of Markosia's 'Away', Grant Richards, joins the ACP crew this week to talk about his amazing artwork, processes and upcoming projects for the year ahead. Theres also talk of great comics to check out, promotional interactions, the difficulties of drawing heads from different angles and more!

Great stuff to check out this week: Grant Richards, Away, Jon Laight, Kevin Gunstone, Sliced Quarterly Vol 2Baad Food 2, Martin Simpson, Needleman, The Sons of El Topo, Fair Spark Books, How to Make Comics with Springworth

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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 184 - Talking publishing with Alterna Comics! (w/Peter Simeti)

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This week the ACP are joined by the founder and publisher of Alterna Comics, Peter Simeti to talk about his journey in comics and what the publisher are trying to achieve in the modern publishing world. Its a fascinating conversation that goes from the fantastic line of titles Alterna has to distribution to comic book and the overall state of the modern comics publishing world! If thats not enough theres plenty of books to check out and comics fun to be had!

Great stuff to check out this week: Alterna Comics, Peter Simeti, UK Stores that stock Alterna, The Chair, Trespasser, Blood Realm, Tinsel Town, True Believers Comic Festival 2019, Mother Russia, Incredible Doom, Dylan Dog - Chess of Death, Epicenter 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 

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Episode 183 - Looking forward to the Year Ahead!

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It's the first show of 2019, and the ACP talk about what they and the listeners are looking forward to in indie comics in the coming months. Lots of names, titles and more to keep an eye on are mentioned as well as some great recommendations!

Great stuff to check out this week: Into the Realm, Resurrection Men 2, 100 Demon Dialogues, Oblivion Song, Alterna Comics, Exilium

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 182 - The Big Fat Awesome Quiz of the Year 2018!

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To sign off from 2018 it's an extra special quiz that only the ACP can provide, it's the Big Fat Awesome Quiz of the Year! Play along at home and see if you can beat the ACP crew and their guests, Stuart Mulrain and Andy Hanks!!

Great stuff to check out this week: True Believers Comic Festival 2019, Andy Hanks, Stuart Mulrain, 27 Panels

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 181 - Our Picks of 2018!

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It's that time of the year again - it's the Awesome Comics Podcast picks of the year!

Great stuff to check out this week: Punisher:The Platoon, Away, Kingdom, No Brow Press, Eternal, Black Mask Studios, Merrick/Dr Crowe, Luisa: Now and Then, Humanoids, Grind, Joe Palmer, Horde Comics, Sliced Anthology, Wine and Zine Anthology, Killtopia, BHP Comics, Desert Star, Giant Days, Europe Comics, Avery Hill Publishing, Ten Earth Shattering Blows, Vanguard, Penned Guins, Ghost of the Gulag, Drugs and Wires, Rok of the Reds, Follow Me In, Katriona Chapman

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 180 - Stan Lee… ‘Nuff Said!

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This year the comics world mourned the passing of Stan 'The Man' Lee, so the ACP trio decided to get together for a special show discussing the man, his work, his influence on pop culture and the way we think about comics. It's something a bit different but still as spicy as ever... Excelsior!

Great stuff to check out this week: Stan Lee and anything or anyone who will inspire you to read or make comics!

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!