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Episode 272 - Talking Indie Comics, Shops and More!

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This week the three amigos recover from some socialising and talk about comic shop experiences, movie tie ins, great indie comic books and more!

Great stuff to check out this week - Dune, Strangers zine, Omen to that Podcast, Ghost Band, Drexler, And it Snowed,  And it Snowed, Snake Claws and the 13 Carriages of Death, Drowntown, Kent State, Derf Backdurf, Merrick the Sensational Elephantman

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Episode 271 - A Look at Vintage British Comics! (w/Richard Sheaf)

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The ACP gang are joined by vintage comics encyclopaedia and friend of the show Richard Sheaf (Boys Adventure Comics) to talk about some classic weekly books from the UK, fanzines, annuals and much more! Its an interesting look into a sometimes overlooked side of UK comics. Theres also chat about great indie books, process tutorials, kickstarters and more to check out!

Great stuff to check out this week - Richard Sheaf, Boys Adventure Comics, Hibernia Comics, Michael Owen Carroll, The House of Daemon, Strange Apparitions, Knights vs Pirates, Artninetwo Podcast, S Factor, Colin Maxwell, Flight of the Eagle, David Hathaway Price, Fanscene, Ditch Angels, Russell Mark Olson, Grit, Scout Comics, Commando 5371, Elizabeth Querstret, My Grief

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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

Episode 270 - We’ve got this covered! (w/Gareth Hopkins)

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This week Gareth Hopkins (Petricor, Thunders) joins the gang once again to talk about comics, his work and join in on this weeks fun chat about comic book cover that we like, and some not so much! It's a fun talk about the good, the bad and in some cases the WTF of the comic book cover world. Plus there's great indie book recommendations and plenty of laughs!

HERE ARE THE COVERS WE TALK ABOUT ON THIS EPISODE!

Great stuff to check out this week - Gareth Hopkins, Petricor, Thunders, Batman Adventures, Captain America, House of Secrets, Ernie Chan, The Midnight Howl, The S Factor, Henry and Stanley Miller, Yeast, Darren, Bad Dreams, Grenade, Will Kirkby, Kia Wordsmith, Ian Ashcroft, Accent UK

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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

Episode 269 - Thought Bubble Goes Digital! (w/Chloe Green)

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Thought Bubble 2020 is coming very soon, and this year its going DIGITAL! Festival Manager and friend of the pod Chloe Green returns to talk about how the TB team have revised one of the best shows of the year at a time when conventions can't take place. Theres talk of the exciting plans, what's to come, what can you do as an exhibitor AND a visitor, great indie comics to check out and so much more. Let's get digital!


Great stuff to check out this week - Thought Bubble 2020, Comicscene Annual, Ghost Band KS, Tales from the Quarantine KS, Zoe Thorogood, The Impending Blindness of Billie Scott, Nick Gonzo, Funk Soul Samurai, Lucy Sullivan, Barking, Thunders, Gareth Hopkins, Department of Truth, James Tynnion IV, Martin Simmonds, Lets All Die, Handwritten Entertainment

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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

Episode 268 - The Journey to Breakwater! (w/Katriona Chapman)

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This week awesome creator and returning guest Katriona Chapman (Breakwater, Follow Me In) joins the gang to talk about her new book, art processes, writing fiction and more. Theres also loads of recommendations, campaigns and indie comics to check out, so be prepared to extend those wish lists!


Great stuff to check out this week - Katriona Chapman,  Breakwater, Follow Me In, Avery Hill Publishing, Procreate Brushes, The Lakes Comic Podcast, Martin Simmonds, Knights vs Pirates, Ghost Band, Zebedee and the Valentines, Quarantine,

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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

Episode 267 - This Comic Made Me a Fan of….

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We've all got out favourite creators, but do you remember the comics and books that instantly made you a fan? The pod gang talk about some of their moments like this and include some picked out from the listeners. Theres also talk about detailed sequential art, creative competitions, great indie books to check out and LOTS of silly comics banter!


Great stuff to check out this week - Alan Davis, Excalibur, Erik Larsen, Spider Man, Len Wein, Jim Lee, Knights vs Pirates, Robyn, Skrawl, Penned 
Guin: Consequence, Pop Kill #2, Fire Power: Prelude, SHE at the Tower of All That is Known, Thunders, Gareth Hopkins

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Episode 266 - Creating the Knights vs Pirates Graphic Novel! (w/Jay Martin and Chris Imber)

After a 2 year wait, the epic graphic novel Knights vs Pirates is upon us, and this week the pod gang are joined by its creators (and long time friends) Jay Martin and Chris Imber to talk about its beginnings, the process and what to expect in a 110+ page book of action and history! Theres also lots of laughs, great indie book recommendations and so much talk about making comics, so don't miss it!


Great stuff to check out this week - Knights vs Pirates, Reckless Hero, Jay Martin, Chris ImberChris Jenkins, Arthurian Legend read by Sean Bean, Image Revolution Documentary, Luke Cooper, The Hollow Girl, Skrawl KS, The Penned Guin: Coincidence, Second Coming, Ahoy Comics, Merrick the Elephantman, Mahoneys, Humanoids Humble Bundle, Carthago, Antarctic Press, Planet Stories #1, Scout Comics, Star Bastard, Andrew Clemson, Jethro Morales

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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

Episode 265 - Brainstorming Comics! (w/David Robertson)

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A whirlwind of creativity abounds, as the Awesome gang try out a creativity exercise using the awesome Narrata playing cards to brainstorm a bunch of comic book pitches! From dinosaurs, death row, sex crazed villains and tragic love stories involving tortoises and horses - this ones got it all! Not only that but the amazing David Robertson (Break the Cake, Bell Time) joins in on the fun and helps recommend some awesome indie comics you should check out too!


Great stuff to check out this week - David Robertson, Fred Egg Comics, Mount a Rescue, Bell Time, That Comic Smell, Narrata Storytelling Cards, Humanoids Humble Bundle, Knockout & Tiger Style, Skrawl, Knights vs Pirates, Sappy Flu Year, Tim Kelly, Usagi Yojimbo - Bunraku, The Boy Who Became a Dragon, Hedra

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Let us know what you think! Email: awesomecomicspod@gmail.com 
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

Episode 264 - Creating Characters, Comics and the World of Drexler! (w/Nathan Kelly)

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This week the gang are joined by the awesome artist Nathan Kelly (Drexler), and together they talk about his work in the self publishing scene and his brilliant book Drexler! Theres talk about collaborating with writers, crowdfunding, character designs, writing and more. Theres also plenty of comics to add to your wishlists, as everyone talks up tons of collected books that are currently on offer!


Great stuff to check out this week - Nathan Kelly, Drexler, Feral Kingdom Comics, 100 Bullets, GI Joe, Heroes Con, Unparalleled Comics, Dave Kennedy, Renato Jones and the 1%, Kaare Andrews, Black Science, Usagi Yojimbo, Stan Sakai, The Art of Ed McGuiness

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Let us know what you think! Email: awesomecomicspod@gmail.com 

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

 

Episode 263 - Worldbuiding, Werewolves and Terrier Comics! (w/William Hazle)

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The gang talk about 70s horror hosts, horror comics, and more with William Hazle (Ailsa Dark/Tales of Imagination and Mystery). The chat ranges from the scottish comics community, crowdfunding, worldbuilding around characters, awesome indie comics and more. Add to that a ton more great indie books to check out and you got 2 hours of fun comic book chatter!

Great stuff to check out this week - William Hazle, Ailsa Dark, Clean, Skyworld/Psycho Comics, Drink and Draw, Vietnam Zombie Holocaust, Our Final Halloween, The Freeze, Victory Point, Avery Hill Publications

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! Email: awesomecomicspod@gmail.com 

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