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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

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

Episode 166 - Nexus, Badger, Comics and Prose with Mike Baron!

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The Awesome Pod got a chance to talk about one of the legendary names in independent comics, Mike Baron (Nexus, Badger) this week, and the gang talk about his extensis list of credits, his writing philosophy, how he began his comics career with Steve Rude, moving to prose and more. Theres also talk about some recent comic events, upcoming events and some brilliant comic recommendations.

Great stuff to check out this week: Mike Baron, Steve Rude, Nexus, Badger, Banshees, Nexus Animated Short, NICE, Comic Mart, Thought Bubble, Charles Raymond, Death Inc, Martin Simpson, The Needleman, Wine and Zine, Wine and Zine Anthology, John Tucker, Adrift

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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 165 - An Awesome What If Selection!

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Its just Vince, Dan and Tony tonight and they take on the task of pitching character arcs suggested by the Awesome Pod listeners! That leads to some interesting character discussion as 3 lifelong comic fans go to town on characters they love. Theres also some great indie book recommendations, bad segways and more.

Great stuff to check out this week: Silver Surfer, Aaron Rackley, Punisher, , D.R. and Quinch, Judge Dredd, Kia Wordsmith, Ian Ashcroft, NoBrow, Thought Bubble, Mahoneys, Hard Line Comics, Richard Carrington, A Walk Through Hell, Luisa, Humanoids

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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 164 - From Star Wars to John Carpenter! (w/David Kennedy)

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This week David Kennedy (John Carpenters Tales of Science Fiction) joins the ACP gang to talk about his journey into the world of independent comics. Theres plenty of hilarious chat about artwork processes, drawing digitally, drunken nights out with comic creators, Japan, podcast listening habits and more! Plus theres a collection of amazing indie books that you should all check out!

Great stuff to check out this week: David Kennedy, John Carpenters Tales of Science Fiction, Terry Moore, Luna Brothers, Matt Garvey, Astropad, NICE Con, London Comic Mart, Isabellae, Cruel Sunset, Robert Carey, Reaper, Echo, Next Wave, Locke and Key, Muse, Europe Comics, Culdesac

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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 163 - Comics Comedy Unboxed! (w/Todd Oliver)

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This week the ACP takes another stab at talking about humour in comics, but this time they are going to the darker and more surreal side of comedy comics and have enlisted the brilliant Todd Oliver (Boxes, Smedley) to take on the subject of what makes us laugh. Theres discussion of all kinds, from someone who put their face in the post to worm people, posting strip comics on Reddit and Instagram, the task of writing and drawing and more!

Great stuff to check out this week: Todd Oliver, Boxes, Smedley, Jonny Ryan, Angry Youth Comics, Jimmy Corrigan, James Kochalka, Pipedream Comics, The Pull List, Lilith Dark, Bruce, Vague Tales, Fantagrpahics, Secret Santa

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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 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 

Let us know what you think!
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

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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 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