151 - COMICS AND AWESOME TALK!

This week Vince and Tony start off a show of comic talk by ranting a little bit about movie releases and then onto character 'ownership', before Dan joins in to make it a ménage à trois of comic creative talk and laughter. There's some discussion about the creative process when it came to the second issue of Awesome Comics as well as a bit of talk about storytelling before the usual great book recommendations and sign off hilarity. Plus Dan's dog gets in on the action and Vince sounds progressively sicker as the episode goes on - so what's not to love?

Great stuff to check out this week: Cardiff Expo 2018, Horde Vol 1, Ruin of Thieves, Ram VAction Lab Comics

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150 - AN AWESOME Q&A!

As the ACP has made it to episode 150, the gang decided to throw the floor over to the listeners for their questions. The response was a lot more than anyone expected, so the show became an epic Q and A session! Expect plenty of answers, headscratching, comics, cakes, crap jokes, hilarity and maybe even a little insight as the gang answer away. Theres also some great recommendations and an exclusive competition to win a book from NoBrow Press to boot!

Great stuff to check out this week: Awesome Comics, Sliced Quarterly, Comics Summit, Alfie Gallagher, Debris, Action Lab Comics, Puppet Master, Conan the Barbarian, Deadendia, NoBrow Press

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149 - HOW TO LETTER COMIC BOOKS! (W / MIKE STOCK)

This week Mike Stock (Samurai Slasher, Afterlife Inc) and his endless line of credits joins the ACP gang to talk about the invisible art of comics - lettering! From the good, the bad and the ugly, the gang talk about the do's and don'ts of lettering a comic book, give out plenty of handy tips for those starting out and also get reeeeally techy at points. Not only that but the gang talk about some brilliant comic books to check out, discuss the local London Comic Mart and do a lot of laughing, which can only mean the return of some after-credits out takes!

Great stuff to check out this week: Mike Stock, Mike Stocks Website, Jim Campbell, Nate PiekosBlambot, Font Squirrel, Dafont, Todd Klein, Afinity, Digital Webbing, CICE 2018, Death or Glory, The World Book of Records, Europe Comics, Retropunk, Markosia, Delta Dawn, Our Supermom

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148 - THE ORIGIN OF THE HORDE! (W / ANDY TURNER AND GREGG MASON!)

This week the gang are joined by Andy and Gregg from Horde Comics to talk about their journey to making their first self published comic and working with some awesome collaborators. There's talk about organisation, contracts, good working practises and how to go about making a good Kickstarter video. When not talking about some super useful comics info there's also LOTS of ridiculous hilarity going on, great book recommendations and a not so handy use for Tiramasu!

Great stuff to check out this week: Horde Comics, Andy Turner, Gregg Mason, Joe Flood, Stelladia, Beth Varni, Gavin Mitchell, El Marvo, Cognition, Samurai Slasher, Accident Man, Toxic, Murder Most Mundane, Lizard Men, Ten Earth Shattering Blows, The Great North Wood, Tim Bird, Avery Hill Publishing, South London Zine Fair

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147 - COMIC BOOK HEROES! (W / BARRIE TOMLINSON)

This week the ACP gang are joined by the editor of some of the classic weekly comics that appeared on newstands, Mr Barrie Tomlinson! Together they discuss his time in the editorial chair at titles like Tiger, Eagle and Scream; working with fantastic artists from around the globe, some of the celebrity comic fans he met and also how Roy of the Rovers blurred the lines between fiction and real life in the media. There's also some great comic recommendations, a little talk about a small movie that was just released and also everyone fights being exhausted.

Great stuff to check out this week: Barrie Tomlinson, Comic Heroes, Battler, Tiger, Roy of the Rovers, NoBrow 10, Staceys Pop Culture Parlour, Anxiety is Really Strange, Babyteeth, The Claws, Mild Frenzy, GI Joe Vol 1

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146 - FROM CYBERPUNK TO KILLTOPIA! (W / DAVE COOK)

After a week away at a convention, the gang are back to the norm and ready to talk comics. Not only that, but this week they're joined by Dave Cook, creator of Vessels and the book everyone is talking about, Killtopia! They talk about the creation of that book, its wildly successful Kickstarter, world building, BHP comics and the future for the title. There's also plenty of talk about comic conventions, great book and there's a good chat about the cyberpunk genre.

Great stuff to check out this week: Dave Cook, Card Shark Comics, Killtopia, BHP Comics, Vessels, Metal Made Flesh, Drugs and Wires, ELCAF, London Comic Mart, Away, The Edge Off, Good Comics Reader, Rebound, Divinity, Boat, David Lumsden

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145 - LIVE FROM LEAMINGTON COMIC CON 2018!

It's something a bit different this week as the ACP gang decided to do a whole show from the shop floor of Leamington Comic Con 2018! There's interviews with exhibitors, visitors and other convention organisers, tons of humour from the 3 excited hosts and more. Plus there's audio from not one but two panels that took place on the day. There's a fantastic one on one with John Wagner (Judge Dredd, Rok of the Reds) and even the live and completely unprepared Awesome Comics Podcast panel, where there's a discussion about indie comics with Jay Gunn (Surface Tension). 

Great stuff to check out this week: Rok of the Reds, Jason Cobley, Adventures of Captain Winston Bulldog, Hardline Comics, The Guys, Oh Hearts and Hitmen, Zak Simmonds Hurn, The Phoenix, Coglife Comics, Jay Gunn, Surface Tension, Slang Pictorial, Nick Prolix, Perrywinkle, Susie Gander, Reckless Hero, Darrell Forpe, Tomorrow Revisited, Ghost of the Gulag, The Phoenix, CICE 2018, True Believers Summer Variant, Jon Laight, Away Kickstarter

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144 - THE MIGHTY WORLD OF THE PHOENIX! (W / TOM FICKLING)

This week the ACP crew get a visit from Phoenix Towers, as Tom Fickling, one of the minds behind the weekly kids comic The Phoenix, drops in to talk about all things comics! They talk about the adventures of getting a comic to press and into the hands of comic loving children on a weekly basis, the amazing line up of talent who create strips for the book, the look of the Phoenix offices and so much more! There's also some great comic and book recommendations, discussion on disappointing comic book covers, bum jokes and more!

Great stuff to check out this week: The Phoenix, Follow The Phoenix on Twitter, Jamie Smart, Paul Duffield, Jess Bradley, Zak Simmonds Hurn, The Firelight Isle KS, Leamington Comic Con, Margate Comic Con, Edinburgh Comic Con, The Trigun Empire, The Undoing Project, Giant Days, The Nam, Iron Fist

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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

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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

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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

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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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