It's here! There were so many highlights from our Thought Bubble 2020 week that we couldn't fit them all into one episode, so here is PART ONE of our epic interview-palooza from the indie comics event of the year!
This week the Awesome pod trio shoot the breeze and talk about all things comics in the lead up to TBF2020! The conversation ranges from crowdfunding, to writers looking for artists, comic book piracy, brilliant indie books to check and of course, lots of laughs.
Great stuff to check out this week - Thought Bubble Festival 2020, The Awesome Pod Drink and Draw, Back Issue Monthly, Murder, John Tucker, Knights vs Pirates, Reckless Hero, Cannibal XXX, Dan Butchers Vyper Kickstarter, Atomic Hercules #3 KS
This week Geek Syndicates Barry Nugent (Unseen Shadows) joins the ACP to talk about what 2020 has been for creativity and comics. Theres talk of all ages literature and comics. Geekdom and indie comics culture, podcasting and so much more. Plus there's lots of stuff to check out in the week ahead, plus an extra chat with artist to watch out for as Gabbie Scanlon talks about her Kickstarter Stonewood Mountains!
Great stuff to check out this week - Barry Nugent, Geek Syndicate, Unseen Shadows, Gabbie Scanlon, Stonewood Mountains KS, Pulp, American Ronin, AWA, Sloth Comics, Booyah, Gabbie Dan Butchers Vyper Kickstarter
The spooky season is upon us, and its time for the Awesome Halloween Special! For this seasons horrific show the gang are joined by veterans of indie publishing scene Hellbound Media to talk about the genre, their work and things to check out! Theres also lots of recommendations, announcements and an extra special treat for you all - a Spacewarp catch up with Pat Mills!
Great stuff to check out this week - Hellbound Media, Pat Mills, Spacewarp, Next Testament, Requiem Vampire Knight, Helga Frankenstein, Our Final Halloween, Full Metal Alchemist, Money Shot, Thirteen, Realm of the Damned: Terror Aeternum, Victory Point, Scumbag, Dan Butchers Vyper Kickstarter
This week the gang are joined by writer and artist Zoe Thorogood (The Impending Blindness of Billie Scott) to talk about the creation of her fantastic debut comic, experimenting with art, pitching to publishers, deadlines and loads more. There is also tons of laughs, comic books to check out, new babies, impending kickstarters and more!
After reading the powerful 'Kent State', the ACP gang needed to talk about it, and who better to talk about it with than its creator Derf Backderf (My Friend Dahmer). Together they have a great chat about Derf origins, influences, research and the work that went into his latest book. Theres also more indie comics talk, great books to check out and plenty of pod fun as well!
The ACP is still in comic shop mode this week, and they're joined by Alex of Strange Apparitions to talk about the unique challenges of running a small comic book store, how they got started, delivering comics during a pandemic and more. Theres also plenty of comic book talk, great stuff to check out and as always great indie comic recommendations for you as well!
Great stuff to check out this week - Strange Apparitions, Contacting Strange Apparitions for Orders, Descending Outlands, I was a Teenage Swipebag, Alexis Zerat, Nighthunters, Savage Dragon, Erik Larsen, Magnetic Press, Megahex, Simon Hanselman, Xira, Deadly Class, Rick Remender, Wes Craig
From Magnum P.I. to Ninjas to Markets and Macc Pow, Marc Jackson joins the gang this week to talk about his work, how he got started and how a book about a certain P.I. from Hawaii became more popular than initially thought. Theres also some indie comic chat, drawing talk and Tony calls in from a park bench!