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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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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 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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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 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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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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Check out the folks who sponsor this lil show - the mighty folks at Comichaus!

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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

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 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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