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Episode 197 - Dairy Products, Beasts and Epic Comics Talk with Evan Dorkin! (w/Evan Dorkin)

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This week the ACP gang sit down with the mighty Evan Dorkin (Beasts of Burden, Milk and Cheese) to talk and boy does it get epic. One of the greats in indie comics discusses topics far and wide,  from his Deadline magazine days to his more modern releases such as Blackwood and the overlooked struggles of a modern cartoonist. It's an awesome conversation destined to get you checking out more of his work, and as well as that there's some other amazing indie comics discussed for you to check out too!

Great stuff to check out this week - Evan Dorkin, Milk and Cheese, Beasts of Burden, Blackwood, The Eltingville Club, Dork!, Deadline, Rockets Passing Overhead, Steven Appleby, Bad Machinery, Hilda, Skeleton Key, Skip, Molly Mendoza, Prison Witch, Murmur, Steven Ingram, Outer Darkness

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Episode 196 - Nothing but Good Comics! (w/Good Comics)

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Despite one of the ACP trio having to duck out early, the show is still nothing but Good Comics because of... well, Good Comics! From discussion about micropublishing to juggling several book launches in one year, the talk goes to working with different creators, plans for the coming future and the legacy of the Air Bud movie series. Plus there's great comic recommendations, some Edinburgh Comic Con talk, Coffee chat, a 'Major' controversy and tons more!

Great stuff to check out this week - Good Comics, Good Comics Shop, Dead Singers Society, Rozi Hathaway, Petrichor, Gareth A Hopkins, Edinburgh Comic Con, Hackney Comic and Zine Fair, Aliens, The Art of Ian Kennedy, DC ThomsonIan Kennedy

 

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Episode 195 - Self Publishing, Conventions and Afterlight! (w/Joey Oliveira)

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This week the ACP gang are joined by Joey Oliveira, the brains behind epic indie horror publisher Afterlight Comics to talk about his work and journey in self publishing since starting a couple of years ago. Theres talk of an epic first year tabling at conventions, writing tips and advice, working with artists, kick-starters and more! Theres also an abundance of amazing comic recommendations as always and a bit of convention catch up too!

Great stuff to check out this week - Joey Oliveira, Afterlight Comics, Connecting FB Artists & Writers, Late Knights 2 KS, Slang Pictorial 4 KS, The Lang Walk Home KS, CreataceousOni Press, TKO Publishing, Fearsome Dr Fang, 7 Deadly Sins, Leaf, Fair Spark Books, The Immortal Hulk, James Mculloch, Pure Dead Mental, Ronin Island, Boom Studios

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Episode 194 - Cindy, Biscuit, Weirdness and Silence! (w/Dan White)

This week the pod is without a Dan, but luckily there's another one in the wings to talk comics, and that's the creator of the awesome Cindy and Biscuit Dan White! Theres talk of Dans many years publishing in the small press scene and his long running podcast as well as his more creepy horror flavoured work too. Plus there's hilarious chat about Conans hipster activities, classic British comics, the art of sponsorship ads and some amazing book recommendations too!

Great stuff to check out this week - Dan White, Cindy and Biscuit, Sticky Ribs, Silence!, Dan Berry, Make it Then Tell Everybody, Danny Noble, Hangover FarmJunji Ito, Gyo, Spiral, Josh Simmons, The Furry Trap, Tim Bird, Asleep in the Back, Avery Hill Publishing, Turbo Jones

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Episode 193 - Indie Comic Events and Glorious Wrestling! (w/Josh Hicks)

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The creator of the Glorious Wrestling Alliance Josh Hicks joins the ACP gang this week to talk about his comics, kickstarter adventures and the upcoming Cardiff Comics Festival which he helped organise! Theres talk of power bombs as promotional tools, poor character descriptions, epic comics and an extra chat with Aaron Rackley of Little Heroes to check out as well!

Great stuff to check out this week - Josh Hicks, Glorious Wrestling Alliance, GWA KS, Cardiff Comics Carnival, Leamington Comic Con 2019, Little Heroes KS, Mister Miracle, Skullfucker, Warwick Fraser Combe, Stutter, Joe Stone, Is Something Amiss?, Ian Summers, Junji Itos Frankenstein, Viz, Leaving Richards Valley, Michael DeForge, Grass of Parnassus, Space Academy 123

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Episode 192 - Artwork, Classic comics and Transylvania! (w/Jonny Cannon)

 

This week the gang are joined by artist and all round mega comics enthusiast Jonny Cannon (The United, Transylvanian Knights) to talk about his work, influences and more. The chat goes far and wide, from comics documentaries to classic artists that need more revisiting to a bunch of epic recommendations to check out and an abundance of toilet talk! Buckle up coz this one is epic!

Great stuff to check out this week - Jonny Cannon, The United, Transylvanian Knights, James McCulloch, Alfies Special Socks, Image Revolution, Rude Dude: The Steve Rude Story, Comics Britannia, Little Heroes KS, Fanscene #2, Hull Comic Con 2019, Cardiff Comics Carnival, Sara, TKO Studios, Erol vs Evil, Darrel Forpe, Alone, Left, Steve Ingram

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Episode 191 - Exploring Europe Comics! (w/Irina Polianina)

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After many months of recommending the awesome titles they are publishing, the ACP gang finally get a chance to talk in depth about Europe Comics! Joined by the great Irina Polianina, they talk about what the digital 'packager' are trying to do to get more fantastic work about to wider audience. Theres discussion about fantastic works folks need to discover and so many wonderful books from different publishers are mentioned that the show notes are bursting from the seems! Listen and get prepared to discover your new favourite publisher.

Great stuff to check out this week - Europe Comics, Laika, Cinebook, Isabellae, East-West, The Muse, Good Comics, Cosmos and Other Stories, Rozi Hathaway, Hubert, Jonathan Cape, Blossoms in Autumn, Vice Squad, Zidrou, The Return of the Honey Buzzard, Self Made Hero, Oriol, Bear SkinMarini, Hearts at Sea, Medina: The Drax, Shi , Pure Dead Mental KS, Dunfermline Comic Con, Nottingham Comic Con, Cardiff Comics Carnival

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Episode 190 - Editing, Millennium Falcons and Valiant! (w/Heather Antos)

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This week the gang activate their Valiant mode! Not only do they talk about some fantastic books from that publisher to check out, but they are joined by the mighty comics editor Heather Antos to talk about what's in store from Valiant this year as well as her comic book editing career! The discussion goes from a galaxy far, far away to Conan in an Iron Man suit and is one not to be missed!

Great stuff to check out this week - Heather Antos, Valiant Comics,  Beyond Milford Green KS, Octobriana KS, Incursion, XO Manowar #24, Bloodshot

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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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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 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

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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 

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