143 - REDS, READS AND LEAMINGTON COMIC CON (W / DAN MALLIER)

Despite a technical hiccup that left the gang one guest down, the ACP crew still took it to comic talk town, and this time with Dan Mallier, the man behind the great indie comics show Leamington Comic Con! Together not only do they discuss the upcoming LCC 2018, but also digital comics, where the man without fear came from, the controversial world of reboots, John Wagner's Rok of the Reds and tons more! Not only that, but Tony also has an interview with the creator of Digitopia, Farhan Kareshi. Its a couple of hours of comics talk and fun so dont miss it!

Great stuff to check out this week: Rok of the Reds, John Wagner, Dan Cornwell, BHP Comics, Leamington Comic Con 2018, Farhan Qureshi, Digitopia, Dave Cook, Killtopia, Comicscene, The Edge Off, Fraser Campbell, Ian Laurie, Hollow Monsters, Monty Nero, Atomahawk, Donny Cates, Escape from New York/Big Trouble in Little China, Descender

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142 - COMICS, TOILETS AND BEETROOT!

Vince, Dan and Tony sit around and go through some of the books they've been sent that they've been meaning to talk about for a while and think you should check out. Tons of comic book recommendations aside, there's also talk of the small press comic event that took place at the Incredible Comic Shop, a competition winner is announced and lots of laughs are had, mainly based around toilet humour!

Great stuff to check out this week: Sarah Harris, Incredible Comic Shop, Radio On 4, The Analogue Press, Gung Ho, Betty 'The Slayer' Mitchell 1, Little Heroes, Vampironica, Mean Girls Club, No Brow PressAdventures in Science, Dead Canary Comics, Multiplex, King Bone Press, Soho Red print

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141 - WHEN COMICS BECOME ETERNAL! (W / RYAN K LINDSAY & DEE CUNNIFFE)

This week Vince and Tony got a chance to talk to the creators of one of 2018s best books so far, the epic viking ghost story Eternal! Ryan K Lindsay (Beautiful Canvas) and Dee Cunniffe (Redneck) talk about the collaboration process, working with Erik Zawadski (The Dregs) and the long journey to publication that the book took. There's also talk about colouring methods, writing process and more. Not only that, but Dan, Vince and Tony talk about some great books, TV and movie talk and have some exciting news to talk about!

Great stuff to check out this week: Eternal, Ryan K Lindsay, Erik Zawadski, Dee Cunniffe, Black Mask Studios, The Dregs, Beautiful Canvas, Headspace, NoBrow Press, Street Tiger Vol 1, Dune, Markosia Publishing, Mycelium SeepNir Levie

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR COPY OF OUR COMIC - AWESOME COMICS #1

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140 - H.P. LOVECRAFT IN COMICS! (W / LYNDON WHITE)

This week Vince and Dan are minus Tony, so they have drafted in the brilliant Lyndon White (The Mind of James Svengal, Mandy the Monster Hunter) to talk about the world of unfathomable horror and cosmic madness that exists in Lovecraftian comics! They talk about the issues of adapting HP Lovecraft's work, why it seems so popular with comic creators, what works and doesn't with comics based on his works and more. There's also some artistic process talk, scripting discussion and as always more brilliant indie books for you to check out!

Great stuff to check out this week: Lyndon White, The Call of Cthulhu KS, HP Lovecraft, Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown, At the Mountains of Madness, HP Podcraft, Sound Effects for comic creatorsHow to Think When You Draw KS, Slang Pictorial KS, DigitopiaHey Sodapop, Geis, Monstress, The Spider King

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139 - ACCIDENT MAN! (W / SCOTT ADKINS AND PAT MILLS!)

This week the ACP gang are joined by two very special guests who are responsible for Mike Fallon aka The Accident Man! First up is one of his creators, and Awesome Pod favourite, Pat Mills, and also the ass kicking action star Scott Adkins, producer and star of the new Accident Man film! Theres plenty of movie talk, comic chat and as always some hilarious chatter, and also plenty of awesome book recommendations to boot! Its an ass kicking comics bonanza!

Great stuff to check out this week: Scott Adkins, Pat Mills, Accident Man, Transylvanian Knights, Lost Light, Claire Spiller, Bob Turner, Untitled

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138 - TALKING WORD BALLOON! (W / JOHN SIUNTRES!)

This week the gang are joined by a heavyweight in the comics podcast world, the man behind the brilliant Word Balloon podcast, John Siuntres! There's some talk about his origins in comics podcasting, some of his fun shows and the kind of things we like to hear in an interview podcast. There's also talk about some recent comic events, a brand new competition, fantastic books to check out and plenty of silly comic humour to delve into!

Great stuff to check out this week: John Siuntres, Word Balloon Podcast, Merrick/Dr Crowe, Digitopia, Image Humble BundlePunks Not Dead, Black Crown Comics, Martin Simmonds, Hunter Gatherer, Double Draft Studios, Punisher: Platoon

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137 - FROM FINE ART TO COMICS! (W / KATHRYN BRIGGS)

The artist of 'Magpie' and 'Triskellion' Kathyrn Briggs joins the gang this week to talk all things comics. There's talk of her unique mixed media approach to artwork, going from a fine art course to jumping headfirst into comics, her influences, upcoming projects and more. There's also plenty of shout outs, Dan hits fine form and yet more amazing recommendations for you all.

Great stuff to check out this week: Kathryn Briggs, Magpie, Triskellion, The Anatomy of a Broken Heart, We Shall Fight Until We Win, Dads Army vs Predator, Grave Horticulture, Paul Jon Milne, The Mind of James Svengal, Lyndon White, Untitled, Disconnected Press, Meta Worlds

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR COPY OF OUR COMIC - AWESOME COMICS #1

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136 - THE MONSTROUS ARTWORK OF TREEBEERD! (W / KELLY WILLIAMS)

This week the crew are excited to be joined by rising star artist Kelly Williams (Boo Hag)! Together they all chat about art processes, influences, horrific folklore in comics, convention going in the US, commissions, drawing perfect circles, kickstarters and so much more! It's a great chat with an artist destined for big things, plus you get all the usual ACP banter and some absolutely amazing book recommendations!

Great stuff to check out this week: Kelly Williams, The Dark, Frolic, Cullen Bunn, The Cabinet, Emerald City Comic Con, C2E2, Claire Spiller, SJ Webster, Sometimes I Just Want to Kill You All, Akira, Head Lopper, Abbott, Swamp Thing Special, Eternal

CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR COPY OF OUR COMIC - AWESOME COMICS #1

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135 - TRUE BELIEVERS ADVENTURES!

The Awesome Comics gang went to True Believers, launched a comics, did a whole load of panels, got some great interviews, sold some comics, danced a jig (maybe not that bit) and had a whole heap on fun. Whether you were there or not, check out this batch of audio clips the gang have for you all!

Great stuff to check out this week: Awesome Comics #1, True Believers 2018, Sam London, Disconnected Press, Pipedream Comics, Steve Sims, Battle Badgers, Nick Prolix, Elizabeth Querstret, Rachael Smith, Christian Wildgoose

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134 - COMIC TALK... KIND OF

Due to a technical hiccup the scheduled episode of the ACP didnt go according to plan. Find out why as Vince and Tony discuss what was, what could have been and muster together to give everyone a couple of great comic recommendations for the week!

Great stuff to check out this week: Awesome Comics, Cockney Kung Fu Mailer, True Believers 2018, Sliced Quarterly KS, Transylvania Knights KS, Nosferatu Art Book KS, Black Room Manuscripts Vol 3, Europe Comics, Bloodshot Reborn, Isabellae Vol 5, Europe Comics, Kirby 100, Twomorrows Publishing

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133 - ADAPTING THE TROLLTOOTH WARS! (W / PJ MONTGOMERY)

The ACP crew step into the world of sword and sorcery this week as we talk about fighting fantasy and the Trolltooth Wars! Joining the gang is PJ Montgomery, the writer who took it upon himself to adapt the epic fantasy novel by Steve Jackson, and so begins a discussion of adaptions and writing processes that goes in all directions. Theres also talk of 'free published work', Vanguard 'cheat sheets' and of course tons of brilliant books are recommended.

Great stuff to check out this week: The Trolltooth Wars, PJ Montgomery, Gavin Mitchell, Fighting Fantasy, Stiffs, The Pride, Krypton Comics, The Complete Accident Man, IRL Persona, Petrikor, The Human Beings, Drive - a sci-fi webcomic

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132 - TALKING COMICHAUS! (W / PETE GENEPOOL)

This week the gang are joined by Pete Genepool, the man behind the indie comics platform that's sweeping across the nation - Comichaus! Together they discuss the origins of comichaus, the thought processes behind it's ongoing anthology book and mobile app, getting people like IDW involved and what they hope to achieve in the future. Plus there's tons of brilliant books that get recommended, Dan takes things to a 'dark place' early in the show and the possibility of a Three Men and a Baby style adventure featuring the Awesome crew crops up.

Great stuff to check out this week: Comichaus, Comichaus Anthology, Morgans Organs, Locke and Key, Plox, A Night with Friends and Nosferatu, IRL Persona, White Noir, NPC Tea, Devilman, The King of Birds

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131 - THE WORLD OF FANZINES! (W / DAVID HATHAWAY PRICE)

This week the crew are joined by David Hathaway Price, the man behind a new (and epically huge) fanzine called FANSCENE. There's talk about what fanzines are, their history and some highlights and what the role of fanzines are in modern comics and small press. There's also some awesome comic book recommendations, shout outs and the usual ACP shenanigans, so dont miss it!

Great stuff to check out this week: Classic Comic Fanzines, Fanscene, Floods, Twomorrows Publishing, Morgans Organs, The Trolltooth Wars, ABC Warriors, Phil Elliott, In His Cups

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130 - LOOKING FORWARD TO 2018 IN COMICS!

It's the first show of 2018 so before they spend a year talking to more amazing guests and discovering new and wonderful comics, they thought they'd spend some time talking about the things they're looking forward to over the next 12 months. There's talk of the new Awesome Comics Anthology series, creators to watch out for, a last minute poll gets talked about, some highly passionate opinions on Mrs Browns Boys, Dan's torch and the joys of getting underwear and shower gel at Christmas. There's also great book recommendations and comic book process chat too. What better way to start the year?

Great stuff to check out this week: Little Heroes Anthology, Dalston Monsters, The Devil in Disguise, Matt Garvey, The Thing Artbook, Guillermo Del Toro: Cabinet of Curiosities, Sword Master, BHP Comics, Tomorrow

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129 - GRUMPY OLD COMIC CREATORS!

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It may be the festive season but the Awesome Pod guys take some time to grumble like a bunch of old codgers about stuff that irks them. The results are thoughtful, hilarious and what you'd come to expect from the ACP. There's also listener responses, some positive listener audio to offset the grumbling and as always, brilliant recommendations for everyone to check out.

Great stuff to check out this week: Europe Comics, Sisco, Cinebook, Orbital, Comixology, Invincible

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128 - AWESOME HIGHLIGHTS OF 2017!

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After a frustrating week off the boys are back, and they're going long with a 'Highlights of 2017' show!! Theres tons of talk about some comic highlights we've had over the year and everyone picks their personal choices of the year. From movies to publishers to graphic novels to creators on the rise and even eggs! Its a highlights show you could only get from the ACP!

WARNING - SPOILERS ARE CONTAINED WITHIN FOR SOME FILM AND TV STUFF - YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!

Great stuff to check out this week: Logan, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2, Twin Peaks, Vice Principals, Legion, The Punisher, Wimbledon Comic Festival, 2000AD Festival, Chris Sides, Impossible, Susie Gander, Perry Winkle, Chris Imber, Brian Vander, Vanguard, Ghost of the Gulag, Scurry, Darrell Thorpe, Comichaus, Pat Mills, Tom King, Dizevez, Eric Henninot, Carthago, Goran Parlov, Ted Naifeh, Heroines Kickstarter, No Brow Press, Europe Comics, Matt Garvey, Rachael Ball, The Inflatable Woman, Impossible, The Sword Master, Invincible, Babyteeth, Donny Cates

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127 - THE WORLD OF PORCELAIN (W / BENJAMIN READ AND CHRISTIAN WILDGOOSE)

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Its a very special show this week as the gang take time to discuss one of their favourite series of books, the trilogy of Porcelain! Writer Benjamin Read (Night Post) and artist Christian Wildgoose (Batgirl) join in to talk about the creation of the Porcelain world and how their journey from book one to now has evolved. There's talk of how they met, the creation of their publishing stable Improper Books, the collaboration process and more, and not only that but Ben manages to do all that despite having a killer cold (what a trooper!). There's also plenty of funny comic talk, great books for you all to check out and the epic rude word foghorn gets a triple-outing. Its a show not to be missed!

Great stuff to check out this week: Improper Books Porcelain: A Gothic Fairy Tale, Porcelain: Bone China, Porcelain: Ivory Tower, Benjamin Read, Christian Wildgoose, Batgirl, Laura Wildgoose, Night Post, Jim Campbell, Andre May, Devil Kickers, Iron Bard Ballisto, One Giant Hand, Geiss, Black Monday Murders, Uber

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126 - COMICS, CHARITY AND LITTLE HEROES! (W / AARON RACKLEY)

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This week the Awesome crew take some time to talk about an organisation putting the medium of comics to good use in the best possible way, Little Heroes! It's creator Aaron Rackley joins the gang to talk about what they do, the behind the scenes of getting comic packs into hospitals and how you can support them. It's a great chat about a fantastic cause, and it leads to some more comic talk, shout outs, brilliant recommendations and the usual off-the-cuff humour you can only get from the ACP!

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Great stuff to check out this week: Little Heroes, Little Heroes (twitter), The Lion and the Unicorn, Rising SandVigilante, The Axeman Cometh, NPC Tea

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125 - PUNISHING COMIC TALK!

With no guest this week the ACP gang sit down to shoot the breeze, talk comics and spend a little time discussing Frank Castle aka The Punisher. With the new series out on Netflix its a great time to get to know the character and all 3 hosts recommend their favourite arcs. Also theres some great listener questions about writing and the time spent on making comics, Curt Swan, unique ways of painting, tons of brilliant books and webcomics to check out and a few more censorship bleeps pop up again!

Great stuff to check out this week: The Punisher - Circle Of Blood, War Journal, Born, Max, Welcome Back Frank, Warzone, No Brow, Out of NothingMatt Garvey, Transfer, White Noir, Ghost of the Gulag, Silver, Learn to Colour Tutorials

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124 - COMIC TALK (W / THE COMIC ARTS PODCAST)

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This week the ACP gang are joined by another comic loving podcaster, Ian Loxam from the Comic Art Podcast! With 2017 convention season pretty much done everyone talks about how the year has been, the ups and downs of some shows, the benefits of small events and more. Theres also some podcasting talk, Brian Michael Bendis, another great batch of recommendations for listeners and also some talk about Dan and Tony's day at Wimbledon Comic Festival!

Great stuff to check out this week: The Lakes Comic Art Podcast, Wimbledon Comic Art Festival, Rik Jackson, Etherington Brothers, The Facts of Life, Breaks, Embellisms, Creating Character Arcs, Manns Best Friend, Mister Miracle

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