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Episode 332 - 2021 Comic Convention Survival Guide!

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This week the pod gang are getting ready to table at Thought Bubble Comic Festival 2021! In doing so, they put a shout out for advice, hints and tips for anyone going to the fest and here is the results in all their glory. The advice is relevant for any comic convention so whether you visit or table at a show in the future, check this out. From safety, card readers, new books to buy and great indie comics to check out

Great stuff to check out this week - Thought Bubble Festival, Covid 19 Policy, Weird Work Volume 2, Accident Man, Comrade Kill, Blame, John Aye, John Tucker, Murder Volume Two, Johnny Ryans Porn Basket

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Episode 331 - Comic Books on the Road! (w/Richard Sheaf)

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This week the ACP are joined by friend of the show and comics bloggers Richard Sheaf (Boys Adventure Comics) to talk about all things comics! He's been to a few comics exhibitions and event and is here to let the world know about them. From the Beano to the Lakes Comic Art Festival, the comics talk travels as much as the man himself! Theres also comics chat, synopsis importance, Orbital Comics, indie comic recommendations and more!

Great stuff to check out this week - Richard Sheaf, Boys Adventure Comics, Down the Tubes, Beano Exhibition, Cartoon Museum, V for Vendetta Exhibition, Hull Comic Con, Dr Crowe Vol 1, Future Primitive, Alan Clark, No Brainer #2, Edison Neo, Santos Sisters, Blacksad, Eternals by Jack Kirby

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Join the discussion today at our facebook group Awesome Comics Talk

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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

Episode 330 - The ARGHsome 2021 Halloween Special! (w/Joey Oliveira)

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It's the spooky time of year and that time again for the monsters to rise from their graves and listen to the ACP Halloween Special! This week they're joined by one of the best and most prolific indie horror comics publishers out there, Joey Oliveira of Afterlight Comics! Together they talk about horrors psychological, folk, monstrous and more and discuss the work and tricks to creating scary books. Theres also talk of kickstarting horror, audience interaction, fantastic books to check out and a special intro from a horror host from your nightmares.

Great stuff to check out this week - Joey Oliveira, Afterlight Comics, Wendigo Wood, Ghost Island, Stay Awake, Elena, Richard Sheaf, Future Primitive, Red Room, Scarenthood, Long Pigs

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Join the discussion today at our facebook group Awesome Comics Talk

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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

Episode 329 - Why Making Comics is Awesome! (w/Forpe)

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Sometimes a creator likes to mix it up when it comes to their creative output, and this week Forpe (Erol vs Evil, George Mayhem) joins the ACP to talk about his journey in changing up his work, subverting expectations, influences and the awesomeness that is making comics! There is also another weekly question, some great books to check out and of course plenty of fun comics talk!

Great stuff to check out this week - Forpe, George Mayhem, Eroll vs Evil, Tribute Press, Summer Special, A Sucker Mime, Behemoth Comics, Hatepunch 2, The 6 Sidekicks of Trigger Keaton, Soraya Death

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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

Episode 328 - Inktober, Fantasy Comic Booking and Awesome Comics Talk!

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This week the gang discuss the month that is Inktober, and what it means for creative artists and their resulting work. There is also discussion about single issue pacing and a fun trek into 'fantasy comic book publisher' territory where the hosts reveal their creative pitches and teams for some existing characters. Theres also great comics to check out and put on your wish lists and as always plenty of comics based fun in the traditional ACP style!

Great stuff to check out this week - Inktober, Booze Ha Ha, David Robertson, Crash Site, Nathan Chowdry, Final Girl #1, Plan B Comics, Mutations, Cinebook

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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

Episode 327 - Surreal, Experimental and Hilarious Comics! (w/Lord Hurk)

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After discussing his latest book 'Jinx Freeze' on a recent show, it was only a matter of time before the ACP got to talk to Lord Hurk himself, and this week is that time! Theres discussion about process, characters, pop art, collaboration and more. Also the gang discuss the topic of making a living creating comics, and its ups and downs. Add that to a batch of great new comics to check out and the usual laughter and on top of all that there's a Comic Mart update.

Great stuff to check out this week - Lord Hurk, Jinx Freeze, Avery Hill Publishing, Sound of Drowning, Hero Business, Gustavo Vargas, Darrell Forpe, Bugman, Frontiersman

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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

Episode 326 - Talking Thought Bubble 2021! (w/Chloe Green)

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One of the best indie comics conventions around, the mighty Thought Bubble Festival, is just around the corner so the gang got together with one of the organisers Chloe Green to talk about what to look forward to, answer some questions and generally get excited about this years show. For those visiting, exhibiting or looking to take part in the future this is a definite must-listen. Theres also talk about what comics are good to give new readers, great recommendations and a wholesome out take after the credits!

Great stuff to check out this week - Thought Bubble 2021Thought Bubble 2021 Covid 19 Policy, Chloes TB Exhibitor Application Blog, No Brainer #2, Edison Neo, Emanuel Milleri, The Hero Business: Final Thoughts KS, Nathan Chowdry, G.I.Ant, Vinyl #4, Drawn Under the Influence

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Let us know what you think! Email: awesomecomicspod@gmail.com 
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

Episode 325 - Comic Book Conventions in 2021!

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With UK convention season beginning to start again, the ACP takes some time to look at how the general public feels about once again revisiting the events we all love so much. Informative and insightful, the discussion is one not to be missed for anyone organising or visiting a convention in the future. Plus there's great comics to check out and Tony gives his account of tabling at Meanwhile... in Coventry!

Great stuff to check out this week - Meanwhile... in Coventry, Thought Bubble 2021, The Hero Business  Future Egg Trilogy, Matt Simmons, Dynamite Diva, Kamen America, The Telepaths, AWA Comics, Earthworks, Alfie Gallagher, Martin Hayes

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Join the discussion today at our facebook group Awesome Comics Talk

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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

 

Episode 324 - The Art of Comic Book Reviewing and Promotion! (w/Gary Watson)

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The world of comics is ever changing, and with it the way that websites and journalists cover the medium. This week Gary Watson (Comics Anonymous) joins the ACP gang to talk about his journey of covering comics in the 10 years CA has been going. As well as that, there's plenty of insightful chat, great indie books to check out, puns, cats, laughs and comics!

Great stuff to check out this week - Comics Anonymous, G-Man himself!, In Waves, No Brainer 2, Frank at Home on the Farm, Cybil Disorder, The 6 Sidekicks of Trigger Keaton, The Penned Gains, Alan Henderson, Beast Hunting Battle Badges, Steve Sims

Click here to buy comics from the creators of the Awesome Comics Podcast!

Let us know what you think! Email: awesomecomicspod@gmail.com 
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

Episode 323 - Awesome Comics Talk!

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This week the pod gang answers some questions from listeners, which ranges from topics such as targeting your work to certain audiences to weird science experiments! Theres also information on changes to Comixology, guilty pleasure comics, new work and how important Twitter is to comics. Plus great recommendations and plenty of laughter to kick your week off right!

Great stuff to check out this week - Comixology to Kindle, Malibu Comics, Superman Short Story, Karl Kerschl, Party and Pray, Aftershock Comics, Barbaric #3, Vault, Ghost Writer, Jinx Freeze, Avery Hill Publishing

Click here to buy comics from the creators of the Awesome Comics Podcast!

Let us know what you think! Email: awesomecomicspod@gmail.com 
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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