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Episode 162 - Some Awesome Comics Talk!

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This week Vince, Dan and Tony are talking up a storm in the name of comics! The chat starts with a little bit of movie trailer talk, before moving onto topics like comics spoiled in online articles, work in progress reveals and more. Then some as yet unanswered questions the pod has received finally get answered. Then theres great comic recommendations and even more stuff to check out.

Great stuff to check out this week: NICE Con, Comic Mart, Nottingham Comic Convention, Little Heroes Anthology, Cliff Cumber, Night Post, Madius Comics, Cicadian Rhythms, The Eagles of Rome, Europe Comics, Enrico Marini, The Lumberjack, Ian Moore, The Citric Arc, JWC

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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 161 - Comics for Non-Comic Readers! (w/Daniel Marc Chant)

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This week Daniel Marc Chant (The Sinister Horror Company) joins the ACP to ask the question 'What comics would you recommend for people who don't read comics? This leads to plenty of interesting debate and some scenarios that are played out that have to be heard to be believed. Theres also great book recommendations, some good old fashioned comic talk and more!

Great stuff to check out this week: Daniel Marc Chant, The Sinister Horror Company, Devil Kickers, The Ultimates, Kingdom Come, Fables, Preacher, Follow Me In, Katriona Chapman, Kuru, Brian Flint

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 160 - The Rise of the Small Press Event! (w/Stuart Mulrain)

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With the rise of the small press comic event scene growing week on week, the ACP gang roped in Stuart Mulrain (True Believers) to talk about the world of indie comic events. Theres talk about the importance of workshops and extras you only get with more intimate events, the hard work of marketing and so much more. Theres also a lot of movie and tv talk, great comic recommendations and the usual ACP nonsense.

Great stuff to check out this week: Stuart Mulrain, True Believers, True Believers Summer Variant, Andy Harks, Superman: Man of Steel, Shudder, Punisher: The Platoon, Paradise Lost

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 159 - Pitching Your Comics to Publishers! (w/Dave White)

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This week the ACP gang begin their in-depth look into the world of comic book pitches, and are joined by returning guest Dave White of Avery Hill Publishing! Together they discuss the do's and don'ts of pitching your graphic novel to an indie publisher, discuss things to think about when putting your project together, the importance of communication and so much more! Theres also a brilliant range of books to check out, chat about recent comic events and as always plenty of laughs to be had.

Great stuff to check out this week: Dave White, Avery Hill Publishing, Avery Hill September Offer, A Projection, Permanent Press, Metroland, The Great North Wood, Tillie Walden, On a Sunbeam, Spinning, Katriona Chapman, Follow Me In, Retrograde - Orbit, Thought Bubble, The Comics Summit, Image Comics Submissions,  Oh S**t It's Kim and Kim, The Bog Road, Barry Keegan, Europe Comics, The Desert Star, The Day of Chaos, Judge Dredd: Trifecta

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 158 - The Current State of Indie Comics! (w/Nick Prolix)

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With Tony away this week Vince and Dan draft in the mighty Nick Prolix (The Sheep and the Wolves, Cockney Kung Fu) to talk about the state of the small press and indie scene as it stands today. Theres talk of the good, the bad, some interesting questions are asked and there may even be some surprises along the way!

Great stuff to check out this week: Nick Prolix, The Sheep and the Wolves, Jason Garrattly, Janubowie, Milford Green, Giant Rhinos in Space, Sammy Boras, Peepland

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 157 - The World of Drugs and Wires! (w/Mary Safro and Io Black)

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This week Mary Safro and Io Black, the team behind the popular cyberpunk webcomic Drugs and Wires joins the ACP gang to talk about the unique journey that the book from the initial idea up til the successful kickstarter campaign. Theres talk about collaboration from different parts of the world, interaction with your readers, doing your first kickstarter and more. Theres also some amazing book recommendations to add to your wishlists, kickstarters to look out for and a behind the scenes look at how we start each week in the out takes!

Great stuff to check out this week: Mary Safro, Io Black, Drugs and Wires, Drugs and Wires KS, Drugs and Wires Discord, Vurt, Neuromancer, Erol vs Evil KS, Comics Summit, In Search of Steve DitkoHommonculus, Joe Sparrow, Follow the Leader, Rising Sand, B.U.M.S, Gypsy: Gypsy Star, Europe Comics, The Mermaid Project, Asaf Hanuka, The Realist Vol 1, The Divine

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 156 - Metal, Heads and Wimbledon! (w/Rik Jackson)

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The ACP are a two man outfit this week as Tony Esmond couldnt make it, so Vince and Dan bring in Rik Jackson (Rock in Purgatory) to fill the void and talk up a storm in the name of comics. From Riks comic strip work in magazines, to his kickstarter exploits to the herculean task of setting up an indie comics day in Wimbledon, the conversation travels far and wide. Plus theres more great comic recommendations, banter and the usual Awesome Pod shenanigans!

Great stuff to check out this week: Rik Jackson, Rock in Purgatory, Heads, Wimbledon Comic Arts Festival, Popcorn Horror, Attack from Planet B, Heather Chapman, Europe Comics, Operation Boom KS, Erol vs Evil KS, Little Heroes Anthology, Bone, Old Action Force Comics, Red Rocket Comet

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 155 - The Etherington Brothers!

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This week the ACP gang are joined by two of the busiest and most enthusiastic people in the comics scene - the mighty Etherington Brothers! In a hyperactive comics loving fury, the bros talk about what got them started in comics, what they love about the medium and the journey to the most successful UK comics kickstarter of all time! Plus theres a mini report on this years ELCAF show (including some great audio from the shop floor), yet more fantastic book recommendations and more in this epic-sized episode!

Great stuff to check out this week: The Etherington Brothers, The Etheringtons on Twitter, How to Think When You Draw Comics, Tonys ELCAF reportELCAF, Todd Oliver, Andy Poyagi, The Human Beings KS, Dunce KS, Little Heroes Comic KS, Wil Eisners Comics and Sequential Art, Kill or be Killed, Cabin Fever, Blop!, Vanguard

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 154 - From the Golden Age to Gateway City! (w/Russell Mark Olson)

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This week the gang are joined by the ultra talented Russell Mark Olson to talk a bit about his pulp crime sci-fi book Gateway City and more. Theres talk about artistic influences, golden age and 'forgotten' artists, the value of research and more. Theres also more fantastic book recommendations, some talk about art exhibitions and also theres a guest appearance from a grandfather clock!

Great stuff to check out this week: Russell Mark Olson, Gateway City, Lady Hollywood, ELCAF, Rocketeer: Cargo of Doom, Cult Empire, Copperhead, Marquis of Annon, Merrick/Dr Crowe, The Shadow of a Terrible Thing, Markosia

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 153 - From Pulp to Humour Comics! (w/Alan Henderson)

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Vince, Dan and Tony are once again back together to talk up comics, and they hit the ground running with this weeks guest, the creator behind The Penned Guins - Alan Henderson! Not only do they discuss that strip and it's EPIC collection, but as Alan is a big fan of the genre, the gang decide to talk a bit about Pulp Comics! From Alans huge collection of Shadow artwork, to the history of the character and how the genre and characters have evolved the gang have a hugely interesting discussion about a genre you don't see too  much of in the small press. Theres also some brilliant comics for everyone to check out, a frank discussion about pricing at conventions and also plenty of laughs.

Great stuff to check out this week: Alan Henderson, The Penned Guins, Alans EPIC comic art page, Edinburgh Comic Con, CICE 2018, The Shadow, John Tucker, Alterna Comics, The Fist KS, Rik Jackson, Josh HicksMauro's Comic Blog, True Believers Summer VariantQueen and Country, Oni Press, Grind, Joe Palmer, Away, Jon Laight, Dunce, Paul Grist, Kane

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