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Episode 172 - The World of Rising Sand! (w/Ty Dunitz and Jenn Lee)

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This week Ty Dunitz and Jenn Lee, the creators of the ongoing webcomic (and ACP fave) Rising Sand, join the ACP to talk about their epic story, how it came to be and the process of world building. Theres also discussion about artwork, holofoil covers, brilliant new webcomics to discover and tons more great comic chatter. Also, Vince reveals that he doesnt scroll down KS pages every time and Dan picks out a book thats less a recommend and more a 'well, I read that'. 

Great stuff to check out this week: Rising Sand, Ty Dunitz, Jenn Lee, Rising Sand KS, Our Final Halloween KS, Mike Garley, Mike Lee Graham, Trumps Titans, Alexis Flower, I Roved Out: In search truth and love, Ten Earth Shattering Blows, Thief of Tales, Under the Bed, Matt Fitch, Joseph Totti

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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 171 - When Comics Get Personal! (w/Katriona Chapman)

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This week Katriona Chapman (Katzine) joins the ACP this week to talk about her brilliant graphic novel 'Follow Me In' and the journey of creating an autobiographical comic. Theres discussion about art processes on the road, autobio comics, creating your own fonts and more. Theres also some more amazing book recommendations, some upcoming convention talk and as always the usual hilarity from the regular show hosts in the out takes!

Great stuff to check out this week: Katriona Chapman, Follow Me In, Avery Hill Publishing, Kat's sketchbook, Dan Berry, Make it then Tell Everybody, Untitled Ape, On a Sunbeam, Tillie Walden, Sophie Yanow, The Contradictions, Hot Milk, Luchie Bryen, Shortbox Comics, Galant and Amos, Fair Spark Books, The Ink Witch, Izzi Ward, Nottingham Comic Con 2018

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 

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

 

Episode 170 - Punks, Ghosts and Comics! (W/David M Barnett and Martin Simmonds)

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This week the gang talk about lots of different comic subjects, from great indie art events to comics pricing, movies, brilliant comic recommendations and more. Not only that but the amazing creative team behind Black Crown hit series 'Punks Not Dead' David M. Barnett and Martin Simmonds join the gang to talk about how their creative process evolved and the brilliant book itself. Theres also laughs and the quite frankly disgusting return of Dans Dictionary Corner which takes place after the credits. You have been warned.

Great stuff to check out this week: Punks Not Dead, David M. Barnett, Martin Simmonds, Black Crown Comics, Shelly Bond, Bristol Comic and Zine Fair, Avery Hill Publishing, Resurrection Men, Werewolf Social Club, Not Your Cuppa Tea, Todd Oliver, Our Final Halloween, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

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 

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

Episode 169 - Thought Bubble, Europe Comics and the World of John Tucker! (w/John Tucker)

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Its a bumper episode this week as not only do the gang hav e a guest but theres an exclusive interview from Thought Bubble! THe gang are joined by comic book humour machine John Tucker for a riotous chat about his work, methods and his  first year on the convention circuit. Theres hilarity, laughs and also thought provoking chatter tucked in there somewhere along with yet more fantastic indie book recommendations. If that wasnt enough theres a great interview with Irina of Europe Comics, taken at Thought Bubble 2018!

Great stuff to check out this week: John Tucker, Tuckers Podcaster Delight BundleEurope Comics, Thought Bubble, Gunshow, Paul Moore, Todd Oliver, Andy Barron, Charles H. Raymond, Killtopia, Dave CookBHP Comics, Signatur, Jennie Gyllblad, 1999, Noah Van Sciver, Overlord KS, Little Heroes Just Giving CampaignBristol Comic and Zine Fair, Nottingham Comic Con

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 

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

Episode 168 - Comics, Questions and more Comics!

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It's just Vince and Tony this week, recording a show early that is stuffed to the gills with amazing comic recommendations for listeners to check out and add to their wishlists. Theres also some great questions and more.

Great stuff to check out this week: 32 Kills, Mike Garley, Andy Clift, Comichaus, Saga Volta Vol 1, Europe Comics, Ahoy Comics, The Wrong Earth,  7 Shades, Deadstar Publishing, Realm of the Damned: SIgnum Draconis, Pye Parr, NoBrow Comics, Kingdom, Erol vs Evil, Darrel Thorpe,  Pipedream Comics, Down the Tubes, Thought Bubble Festival 2018

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 

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

Episode 167 - Comic Artwork, Portfolio and Kia Wordsmith! (w/Ian Ashcroft)

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This week Vince, Dan and Tony speak to an indie comics newcomer who is going to explode onto the scene with the Accent UK book 'Kia Wordsmith', Ian Ashcroft. They talk a lot about art processes, comic book and illustration influences and discuss the world of the portfolio review. Theres also a delve into the dreamscape world of Kia Wordsmith, its future, conventions and more. Plus theres also room for some amazing comic book recommendations as always.

Great stuff to check out this week: Ian Ashcroft, Dave West, Kia Wordsmith, Accent UK, Andy Bloor, Jae Lee, Hilda Trailer, 32 Kills, Erol vs Evil, Captain Cosmic KS, Matt Garvey, The Devil in DisguiseWestern Noir, Kristina Baczynski, Retrograde Orbit, Avery Hill Publications, The Jettisons - All Time Top 3 Podcast, Pipedream Comics, Down the Tubes, Thought Bubble Festival 2018

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 

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

Episode 166 - Nexus, Badger, Comics and Prose with Mike Baron!

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The Awesome Pod got a chance to talk about one of the legendary names in independent comics, Mike Baron (Nexus, Badger) this week, and the gang talk about his extensis list of credits, his writing philosophy, how he began his comics career with Steve Rude, moving to prose and more. Theres also talk about some recent comic events, upcoming events and some brilliant comic recommendations.

Great stuff to check out this week: Mike Baron, Steve Rude, Nexus, Badger, Banshees, Nexus Animated Short, NICE, Comic Mart, Thought Bubble, Charles Raymond, Death Inc, Martin Simpson, The Needleman, Wine and Zine, Wine and Zine Anthology, John Tucker, Adrift

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 

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

Episode 165 - An Awesome What If Selection!

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Its just Vince, Dan and Tony tonight and they take on the task of pitching character arcs suggested by the Awesome Pod listeners! That leads to some interesting character discussion as 3 lifelong comic fans go to town on characters they love. Theres also some great indie book recommendations, bad segways and more.

Great stuff to check out this week: Silver Surfer, Aaron Rackley, Punisher, , D.R. and Quinch, Judge Dredd, Kia Wordsmith, Ian Ashcroft, NoBrow, Thought Bubble, Mahoneys, Hard Line Comics, Richard Carrington, A Walk Through Hell, Luisa, Humanoids

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 

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

Episode 164 - From Star Wars to John Carpenter! (w/David Kennedy)

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This week David Kennedy (John Carpenters Tales of Science Fiction) joins the ACP gang to talk about his journey into the world of independent comics. Theres plenty of hilarious chat about artwork processes, drawing digitally, drunken nights out with comic creators, Japan, podcast listening habits and more! Plus theres a collection of amazing indie books that you should all check out!

Great stuff to check out this week: David Kennedy, John Carpenters Tales of Science Fiction, Terry Moore, Luna Brothers, Matt Garvey, Astropad, NICE Con, London Comic Mart, Isabellae, Cruel Sunset, Robert Carey, Reaper, Echo, Next Wave, Locke and Key, Muse, Europe Comics, Culdesac

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 

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

 

Episode 163 - Comics Comedy Unboxed! (w/Todd Oliver)

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This week the ACP takes another stab at talking about humour in comics, but this time they are going to the darker and more surreal side of comedy comics and have enlisted the brilliant Todd Oliver (Boxes, Smedley) to take on the subject of what makes us laugh. Theres discussion of all kinds, from someone who put their face in the post to worm people, posting strip comics on Reddit and Instagram, the task of writing and drawing and more!

Great stuff to check out this week: Todd Oliver, Boxes, Smedley, Jonny Ryan, Angry Youth Comics, Jimmy Corrigan, James Kochalka, Pipedream Comics, The Pull List, Lilith Dark, Bruce, Vague Tales, Fantagrpahics, Secret Santa

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 

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