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Episode 65 - Ryan K Lindsay and Deer Editor!

This week Ryan K Lindsay (Deer Editor, Negative Space) joins the Awesome Pod crew this week to talk about all things comics, from his working processes on his past books, the price of digital books, Michael Bay films and the importance of value for money with Kickstarters' and how he came to be part of the upcoming 2016 DC writers workshop. Its a great comic creation chat with a creator to watch! Also theres a bunch of brilliant books to check out, Vince talks about a creator who he didn't realise was such a big deal, Dan gives himself a challenge in the name pronunciation stakes, Ryan supplies a classic out take and as he couldn't make it this week... everyone misses Tony.




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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
Let us know what you think!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez
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Episode 64 - Shaky Kane, Chris Baker and Last Driver!

The ACP gang goes apocalyptic and off the rails this week as we talk Last Driver with Chris Baker and Brit comics legend Shaky Kane! Theres chat about the inspiration for Frank Sudden and his road trip adventure, Shaky's previous work and the shocking plans he has for his old original pages, someone orders a chinese takeaway, John Carpenter talk, Alan Moore talk, kickstarter discussion and SO much more. This show is jam packed!! Plus Vince struggles on with a cold, Dan announces some big Vanguard news and Tony finds a new best friend after discovering someone who also owns Doll Man vs Demonic Toys.




Get some publicity for your comic and take part in the Small Press Factor 2016
Find out more about it HERE and enter HERE

Check out our good friends at  A Place to Hang Your CapePipedream Comics, Down the Tubes

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 63 - Fraser Campbell and Alex Automatic!


Writer of Sleeping Dogs and Alex Automatic, Fraser Campbell joins the Awesome Pod crew to talk about the new 70s tv inspired book, his work process, influences and more. Theres also plenty of talk about exciting books for you to check out, the work of Alan Moore and Watchmen, conventions in Scotland, Dan reveals he is a nightmare to intruders, Vince completely messes up a famous quote and Tony talks sideboob.




Get some publicity for your comic and take part in the Small Press Factor 2016
Find out more about it HERE and enter HERE

Check out our good friends at  A Place to Hang Your CapePipedream Comics, Down the Tubes

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 62 - Kevin Gunstone and Planet of Daemons!



Kevin Gunstone, writer behind such titles as Future Primitive, DIS and the upcoming Planet of Daemons joins the ACP this week to talk about how his new demonic title came to be, what influences him as a writer and so much more! He talks about his writing past for Marvel and Image, what brought him back to comics after a hiatus and his own process when it comes to writing dialogue. Its a fascinating look into world building and story telling, not to mention a lot of talk about a great new series you have to check out! The gang also discuss the latest conventions trips they've had, pimp some kickstarters, discuss Steven Seagals acting prowess, the show gets political, Dan discusses IMPENDING DOOM, Vince loses faith in his segways and Tony gives us all a #Millarwatch update.



Get some publicity for your comic and take part in the Small Press Factor 2016
Find out more about it HERE and enter HERE

Check out our good friends at  A Place to Hang Your CapePipedream Comics, Down the Tubes

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 61 - A Comic Book Character Design Chat!

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How important is the design and visual look of you characters? In a word... VERY. The ACP gang take some time to discuss the importance of character design, the iconic looks, their favourite takes on classic characters and get some opinions from listeners too. Its part chat, part rant and they only skim the tip of the iceberg. Theres also some more brilliant indie comics you need to check out, an update on #Millarwatch turns into a chat all about Mark Millars work, everyone gives their jewels a name and everyone gets confused by the timey wimpy nature of the recording. PLUS Dan gives some important comixology advice, Vince actually reveals some knowledge about Superman and Tony does another impression of one of his co-hosts.

Mentioned in this episode are: Signal, Paul Duffield, Nemesis, Mark Millar, Steve McNiven, Treves: A Restless Night, Tom Ward, Luke Parker, Michael Phoenix, Gods of Men Kickstarter, Valiant, Wrath of the Eternal Warrior, 100 Times, The Damned, Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt


Get some publicity for your comic and take part in the Small Press Factor 2016
Find out more about it HERE and enter HERE

Check out our good friends at  A Place to Hang Your CapePipedream Comics, Down the Tubes

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 60 - Sara Dunkerton and Mulp!


Sara Dunkerton, artist of Mulp: Sceptre of the Sun joins Vince and Tony to talk about the anthropomorphic adventure series, her influences and con experiences, the difference in anthropamorphic styles and so much more. With Dan Butcher being away this week, the trio step up and talk about all kinds of subjects, from television adaptions, what animal would make the best doctor, the latest news in #Millarwatch; plus Sara casts the hosts as animals, Vince pronounces a name wrong and Tony asks important questions from the start.



Get some publicity for your comic and take part in the Small Press Factor 2016
Find out more about it HERE and enter HERE

Check out our good friends at  A Place to Hang Your CapePipedream Comics, Down the Tubes

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 59 - SJ McCune and Monologue!


Stuart John McCune, creator of titles like City War, Delta and recently released Monologue joins the podcast crew to talk about his unique book, his art process and more. Theres talk of good times at small events, avoiding movie reviews, the three amigos get recommended books they might like and theres segways firing off in all directions. Theres also some brilliant books that demand your attention, Golden Girls trivia, everyone picks a character or series that they would like to reboot and #Millarwatch begins. Plus Vince gets ripped into over his pitch question, Dan begins speeding up his outrĂ© and Tony tells us where he washes.



Get some publicity for your comic and take part in the Small Press Factor 2016
Find out more about it HERE and enter HERE

Check out our good friends at  A Place to Hang Your CapePipedream Comics, Down the Tubes

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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Bristol Comic Expo 2016 Special!


The Awesome Comics Podcast stormed the gates of Bristol Comic Expo as it made its triumphant return, and when not making a spectacle of themselves they managed to get some interviews with a whole heap of great independent creators! Emily Owen also stepped up to help out once again and bagged an interview of her own! Theres talk of kick-starters, editing anthologies, paying artists for their work, scrumpy cider, nandos and the convention itself!

Its a great show and a hint of the great things to come for this convention. Check it out now!


The awesome music is from Henry Jackmans amazing score for XMen First Class, which you can get HERE

Let us know what you think!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez


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Episode 58 - Jamie Smart and Moose Kid Comics!


This week Jamie Smart, a pod favourite creator and the man behind Moose Kid Comics joins the gang to talk about how the yearly free-for-everyone kids comic came to be, what it was like editing so many amazing creators, the world of kids comic publishing, his angry comic creating phase and so much more! The conversation dances in all directions as convention stories are told, gallows humour in kids comics are discussed and artists talk the adventures of Periscoping your work. Also theres some Bristol Comics Expo talk, dirty artist Chat Roulette, Vince steps up his segway game, Tony talks about pranks he's played on his workmates and Dan IS the block.

Don't miss it!



Get some publicity for your comic and take part in the Small Press Factor 2016
Find out more about it HERE and enter HERE

Check out our good friends at  A Place to Hang Your CapePipedream Comics, Down the Tubes

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 57 - K. Michael Russell & Learn Comic Color.com!


This week the gang are joined by K. Michael Russell, a comic colouring professional who not only is working on some exciting upcoming books from Image, but he also offers courses to those who want to know more about the art form of colouring comic books. It's a fascinating insight into a side of comics not enough people know about, and the group discuss the importance of using flatters, how story should always come first, the colours of Dredd, how publishers choose colouring teams and much more. Theres also talk of Doll Man, Jack Palance, lots of great upcoming events and comics, Dan brings the mood up after a sombre remembrance moment, Vince attempts more smooth segways and Tony talks about a book he's wanted to talk about it for AGES!


Get some publicity for your comic and take part in the Small Press Factor 2016
Find out more about it HERE and enter HERE

Check out our good friends at  A Place to Hang Your CapePipedream Comics, Down the Tubes

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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