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Episode 120 - Convention Talk! (NYCC and NCC 2017!)

After a couple of weeks of convention going, the ACP trio are back to discuss what they've been up. Tony talks about his big trip to New York Comic Con this year, and then the gang chat about the recent Nottingham Comic Con and show off some interviews they got on the day.

 

Great stuff to check out this week: Nottingham Comic Con, Descending Outlands, Perrywinkle, The Axeman Cometh, Unfamiliar Skies, Brain Shoodles, Trolltooth Wars, The Cthulthiad, Comics Youth, Wired Up Wrong Deluxe Edition, Punisher Platoon

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
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Episode 119 - Wrestling and Webcomics! (w/James Lawrence)

This weeks Vince and Dan are Tony-less while he's in NYCC but they've drafted in James Lawrence (The Legend of La Mariposa) to talk webcomics, art process and wrestling! The conversation drifts far and wide, with lots of handy webcomic tips and info from Dan and James, while Vince probes them for info in case he decides to launch one himself! Theres also talk about how wrestling has been portrayed int he sequential medium, tons of great recommendations and towards the end Vince loses his mind and cant say anything properly.

Great stuff to check out this week: The Legend of La Mariposa, James Lawrence, La Mariposa Big Cartel, Vanguard, Eimurian Tales, Rachael Smith - Wired Up Wrong KS, Mossy, Glorious Wrestling Alliance, Nightmare Pro Wrestling, Fantasma, Super KO, The Legend of Ricky Thunder, Folklore, Land of the Witching Hour

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
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Episode 118 - Nottingham Comic Con and tons of comic talk! (w/Kev Brett)

With Nottingham Comic Con 2017 just around the corner, the ACP gang get one of the co-organisers (and comic book artist in his own right) Kev Brett to talk about the show. They discuss the journey of organising a proper comics convention, marketing a show, getting guests and more. Plus theres tons of comic talk too, from Kevs own work, fantastic weekly recommedations, Pat Mills at Orbital, All Ages comics and theres dark reimaginings of Roy of the Rovers and Dennis the Menace that have to be heard to be believed. Plus stick around for the out takes for a Dan Butcher original impressiona and Vince being highty (im)mature.

Great stuff to check out this week: Nottingham Comic Con, Kev Brett, Stuff and Stuff, Royal British Legion, MND Association, Stathern Childrens Holiday Fund, Orbital Comics, Bizarre Adventures of Gilbert and Sullivan, Laura Howell, Vision Vol.1, Unpresidential, Boxes, Todd Oliver

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
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Episode 117 - Comic Talk and Reviews Aplenty!

This week it's just Vince, Dan and Tony. One has been to Thought Bubble, one has sat on the Iron Throne, and one has a bad cold and feels sorry for himself - and all three want to talk nothing but comics!

Great stuff to check out this week: Thought Bubble 2017, Cog Life, Medisin Vol 1, Impossible, Markosia Comics, Carthago Adventures, No Brow, Dalston Monsterz, Babyteeth, Aftershock Comics, Sexcastle, Kyle Starks

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
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Episode 116 - Webcomics and Digital! (w/Christina Major)

 

Webcomics are more popular than ever, and this week the ACP gang are joined by Christina Major, creator of the popular webcomic Sombulus and one of the admins for the Spiderforest comic collective! With lots of talk about web and digital comics this episode is certainly one for those readers/creators out there who are interested in the format. Its a hugely insightful discussion about digital over paper, quality control, patreon, web comics presence at conventions and more. Plus theres more great book recommendations as we look ahead to Thought Bubble 2017, some Bruce lee talk and a couple of the hosts keep quoting The Mighty Boosh!

Great stuff to check out this week: Christina Major, Sombulus, Spiderforest, Comic Rocket, Dolstan Monsters, NoBrow Press, The Wormworld Saga, Cindy and Biscuit: The Bad Girl, Dan White

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
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Episode 115 - Wine, Zines & Creative Collectives! (w/Bryony Evans and Claire Spiller)

 

This week the ACP crew are joined by Bryony Evans and Claire Spiller, two parts of the new comics and art creative Wine and Zine! They talk about the benefits of creators coming together to make and market comics, the organisation process, gender swapping characters and so much more. Theres talk about Claires book 'Lost Light', Bryonys upcoming Dog Charity zine, Thought Bubble, Donkey Wine, Cat Cafes, bad google searches and everyone apologises to Claire's mum for their potty mouths. Its a fun episode not to be missed!

Great stuff to check out this week: Wine and Zine, Bryony Evans, Claire Spiller, Lost Light, Swap, Doggo Fanzine, Digby is a Wizard, Pollquest, India Swift, The Girl and the Glim, Good Comics, Tracht, Sub Diablo: King Crab Kebabs, Darrel Forpe, Thought Bubble 2017, Bristol Comic and Zine Fair, Nottingham Comic Con KS Anthology

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
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Episode 114 - Fantasy Comics! (w/MD Penman)

 

This week the gang are joined by MD Penman (Eimurian Tales) to step into the epic world of the Fantasy genre! From the mighty Conan to the political world of Westeros, all things fantastical are discussed, from the challenge of creating these vast world, character design and more. Theres plenty of talk about Marks brilliant story 'Eimurian Tales' and his process of creating a unique character-driven fantasy world and artwork. Theres also more Game of Thrones talk than we've ever had before, a game of 'Is this Fantasy?', some great listener questions and also a bit of video game talk too!

Plus this week we have an amazing intro courtesy of Scott Psionic, check out his great work here!

Great stuff to check out this week: MD Penman, Eimurian Tales, The Waterbringer Vol 1, Vietnam Zombie Holocaust, Cult Empire Comics, Turok, Whispers in the Walls, Humanoids, Barbarian Lord, Mat Smith, By Chance or Providence, Becky Cloonan, The Marquis Inferno, Guy Davis, Berserk, Blade of the Immortal, The Legend of La Mariposa, Thought Bubble 2017, Nottingham Comic Con 2017, Nottingham Comic Con Charity KS Campaign

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
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Episode 113 - London Super Comic Con 2017!

 

This week its the London Super Comic Con Special! 'Nuff said!!!

 

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
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Episode 112 - The Legacy of Jack Kirby! (w/Matt Harrower)

 

This week the Awesome Pod gang take some time to look at the legacy of one of comics greatest creators - Jack Kirby. From Marvel to DC and beyond, Kirby created some of the most memorable and creative comic characters and concepts there has been, and with his 100th birthday approaching, its definitely time for the awesome pod to give everyone their take on his work. Tony takes everyone on a journey through Jacks career, which leads to great conversation about the mans artwork and comic work. Whether you're a Kirby fan or someone new to his work, this is a show not to be missed.

Great stuff to check out this week: Jack Kirby, Jack Kirby:Storyteller, Jack Kirby: King of Comics, Jack Kirby covers, Comic Geek Speak Kirby SpecialMatt Harrower,

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

 

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Episode 111 - Looking forward to London Super Comic Con 2017 (with Gareth A Hopkins!)

With the mighty London Super Comic Convention only a couple of weeks away the ACP gang look ahead to what they're looking forward to seeing. To give everyone a unique perspective of the show floor, we're joined by Gareth A. Hopkins (The Intercorstal) who has been a volunteer at the show for the past four years! Theres a run through of creators and panels at the show, some interesting con insight and also some talk about Gareths fantastic new book 'Found Forest Floor'. All that, and theres still plenty of comic talk, some great book recommendations and also a bit of a convention catch up from Tonys time at this years Safari festival and Vinces day at Frome Comic Con.

Great stuff to check out this week: London Super Comin Convention 2017, Gareth A.Hopkins, The Intercorstal, Found Forest Floor, Safari Festival, Frome Comic Con, John Byrne Says, Primas, True Believers Summer Variant, Demon Archives, Secret Empire, Revenger, Black Road Vol.2, Sal Buscema: Comics Fast and Furious, Paul John Milne,  Void Warrant

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

 

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