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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

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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

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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 152 - From Lawgiver to CICE!

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After 2 weekends of going to some comic events Vince and Tony got enough interviews to put together an entire show. Theres clips from the day at Lawgiver IV, the up close and personal show that took place on the 26th May where the guys got their Dredd on! Next up is a batch of audio from the epic day that was CICE 2018. From creators you haven't heard before to some classics that have new projects you need to check out.

Great stuff to check out this week: Lawgiver Mark IV, David Broughton, CICE 2018, John Tucker, Nich Angell, Cat and Meringue KS, Toria McCallum, Time and Distance KS, Abby Bulmer, Imaginary Gumbo, Josh Hicks, Glorious Wrestling Alliance, Wine and Zine, The Wine and Zine Podcast, Martin Simmonds, Punks Not Dead, Sarah Millman, NPC Tea

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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 151 - Comics and Awesome Talk!

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This week Vince and Tony start off a show of comic talk by ranting a little bit about movie releases and then onto character 'ownership', before Dan joins in to make it a ménage à trois of comic creative talk and laughter. Theres some discussion about the creative process when it came to the second issue of Awesome Comics as well as a bit of talk about storytelling before the usual great book recommendations and sign off hilarity. Plus Dans dog gets in on the action and Vince sounds progressively sicker as the episode goes on - so what's not to love?

Great stuff to check out this week: Cardiff Expo 2018, Horde Vol 1, Ruin of Thieves, Ram VAction Lab 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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Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez

Episode 150 - An Awesome Q&A!

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As the ACP has made it to episode 150, the gang decided to throw the floor over to the listeners for their questions. The response was a lot more than anyone expected, so the show became an epic Q and A session! Expect plenty of answers, headscratching, comics, cakes, crap jokes, hilarity and maybe even a little insight as the gang answer away. Theres also some great recommendations and an exclusive competition to win a book from NoBrow Press to boot!

Great stuff to check out this week: Awesome Comics, Sliced Quarterly, Comics Summit, Alfie Gallagher, Debris, Action Lab Comics, Puppet Master, Conan the Barbarian, Deadendia, NoBrow Press

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR COPY OF OUR COMIC - AWESOME COMICS #1

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 149 - How to Letter Comic Books! (w/Mike Stock)

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This week Mike Stock (Samurai Slasher, Afterlife Inc) and his endless line of credits joins the ACP gang to talk about the invisible art of comics - lettering! From the good, the bad and the ugly, the gang talk about the do's and don'ts of lettering a comic book, give out plenty of handy tips for those starting out and also get reeeeally techy at points. Not only that but the gang talk about some brilliant comic books to check out, discuss the local London Comic Mart and do a lot of laughing, which can only mean the return of some after-credits out takes!

Great stuff to check out this week: Mike Stock, Mike Stocks Website, Jim Campbell, Nate PiekosBlambot, Font Squirrel, Dafont, Todd Klein, Afinity, Digital Webbing, CICE 2018, Death or Glory, The World Book of Records, Europe Comics, Retropunk, Markosia, Delta Dawn, Our Supermom

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR COPY OF OUR COMIC - AWESOME COMICS #1

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 148 - The Origin of the Horde! (w/Andy Turner and Gregg Mason!)

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This week the gang are joined by Andy and Gregg from Horde Comics to talk about their journey to making their first self published comic and working with some awesome collaborators. Theres talk about organisation, contracts, good working practises and how to go about making a good kickstarter video. When not talking about some super useful comics info theres also LOTS of ridiculous hilarity going on, great book recommendations and a not so handy use for tiramasu!

Great stuff to check out this week: Horde Comics, Andy Turner, Gregg Mason, Joe Flood, Stelladia, Beth Varni, Gavin Mitchell, El Marvo, Cognition, Samurai Slasher, Accident Man, Toxic, Murder Most Mundane, Lizard Men, Ten Earth Shattering Blows, The Great North Wood, Tim Bird, Avery Hill Publishing, South London Zine Fair

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR COPY OF OUR COMIC - AWESOME COMICS #1

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 147 - Comic Book Heroes! (w/Barrie Tomlinson)

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This week the ACP gang are joined by the editor of some of the classic weekly comics that appeared on newstands, Mr Barrie Tomlinson! Together they discuss his time in the editorial chair at titles like Tiger, Eagle and Scream; working with fantastic artists from around the globe, some of the celebrity comic fans he met and also how Roy of the Rovers blurred the lines between fiction and real life in the media. Theres also some great comic recommendations, a little talk about a small movie that was just released and also everyone fights being exhausted.

Great stuff to check out this week: Barrie Tomlinson, Comic Heroes, Battler, Tiger, Roy of the Rovers, NoBrow 10, Staceys Pop Culture Parlour, Anxiety is Really Strange, Babyteeth, The Claws, Mild Frenzy, GI Joe Vol 1

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR COPY OF OUR COMIC - AWESOME COMICS #1

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 146 - From Cyberpunk to Killtopia! (w/Dave Cook)

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After a week away at a convention, the gang are back to the norm and ready to talk comics. Not only that, but this week they're joined by Dave Cook, creator of Vessels and the book everyone is talking about, Killtopia! They talk about the creation of that book, its wildly successful kickstarter, world building, BHP comics and the future for the title. Theres also plenty of talk about comic conventions, great book and theres a good chat about the cyberpunk genre.

Great stuff to check out this week: Dave Cook, Card Shark Comics, Killtopia, BHP Comics, Vessels, Metal Made Flesh, Drugs and Wires, ELCAF, London Comic Mart, Away, The Edge Off, Good Comics Reader, Rebound, Divinity, Boat, David Lumsden

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 145 - Live from Leamington Comic Con 2018!

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It's something a bit different this week as the ACP gang decided to do a whole show from the shop floor of Leamington Comic Con 2018! Theres interviews  with exhibitors, visitors and other convention organisers, tons of humour from the 3 excited hosts and more. Plus theres audio from not one but two panels that took place on the day. Theres a fantastic one on one with John Wagner (Judge Dredd, Rok of the Reds) and even the live and completely unprepared Awesome Comics Podcast panel, where theres a discussion about indie comics with Jay Gunn (Surface Tension). 

Great stuff to check out this week: Rok of the Reds, Jason Cobley, Adventures of Captain Winston Bulldog, Hardline Comics, The Guys, Oh Hearts and Hitmen, Zak Simmonds Hurn, The Phoenix, Coglife Comics, Jay Gunn, Surface Tension, Slang Pictorial, Nick Prolix, Perrywinkle, Susie Gander, Reckless Hero, Darrell Forpe, Tomorrow Revisited, Ghost of the Gulag, The Phoenix, CICE 2018, True Believers Summer Variant, Jon Laight, Away Kickstarter

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR COPY OF OUR COMIC - AWESOME COMICS #1

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