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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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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123 - SEQUENTIAL ART BEYOND THE PAGE! (W / DARRELL THORPE)

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This week the ACP gang are joined by comic creator, illustrator and enthusiastic mofo extraordinaire Darrell Thorpe (Sub Diablo) to talk about the art of comics away from the page! Theres discussion about art exhibitions, grafitti, artwork prints at conventions and much more. Its a hilarious and sometimes NSFW discussion about a different side of comics.

Great stuff to check out this week: Darrell Thorpe, Sub Diablo, Robert Moses,

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122 - HALLOWEEN SPECIAL 2017 (W / DAN CHARNLEY AND DANIEL MARC CHANT)

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Its that time of the year again - its the Awesome Pod Halloween Special! THis year they're joined by Dan Charnley (Hel the Hunter) and Daniel Marc Chant (The Sinister Horror Company) for a talk about all things horror comics. The good, the bad, the ugly and more get discussed, as well as lots of brilliant stuff for listeners to check out, and stay tuned for the out takes at the end!!

Great stuff to check out this week: Dan Charnley, Dans Monsters, Daniel Marc Chant, The Sinister Horror Company, Devil Kickers, The House of Penance, Horrere, Witch Creek Road, Vampirella: The Warren Years

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121 - A TRIP TO ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN! (W / KYLE STARKS)

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This week the ACP gang are joined by the creator of listener favourite 'Sexcastle', Kyle Starks! He talks about his latest books Kill Em All and Rock Candy Mountain, his journey back into comics and some of his work process. Of course, the conversation divulges into an all round classic action movie discussion. Theres also some brilliant books in the recommendation section and lots more!

Great stuff to check out this week: Kyle Starks, Rock Candy Mountain, Kill Them All, Sexcastle, Dead of WinterThe Ballad of Ricky Thunder, Rick and Morty, Devil Kickers, Midnight Man: Gunspace, The Valiant, Porcelain: Ivory Tower, Psycho Killer, Kaijumax, 4 Kids Walk into a Bank

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120 - CONVENTION TALK! (NYCC AND NCC 2017!)

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After a couple of weeks of convention going, the ACP trio are back to discuss what they've been up. Tony talks about his big trip to New York Comic Con this year, and then the gang chat about the recent Nottingham Comic Con and show off some interviews they got on the day.

Great stuff to check out this week: Nottingham Comic Con, Descending Outlands, Perrywinkle, The Axeman Cometh, Unfamiliar Skies, Brain Shoodles, Trolltooth Wars, The Cthulthiad, Comics Youth, Wired Up Wrong Deluxe Edition, Punisher Platoon

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119 - WRESTLING AND WEBCOMICS! (W / JAMES LAWRENCE)

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This weeks Vince and Dan are Tony-less while he's in NYCC but they've drafted in James Lawrence (The Legend of La Mariposa) to talk webcomics, art process and wrestling! The conversation drifts far and wide, with lots of handy webcomic tips and info from Dan and James, while Vince probes them for info in case he decides to launch one himself! Theres also talk about how wrestling has been portrayed int he sequential medium, tons of great recommendations and towards the end Vince loses his mind and cant say anything properly.

Great stuff to check out this week: The Legend of La Mariposa, James Lawrence, La Mariposa Big Cartel, Vanguard, Eimurian Tales, Rachael Smith - Wired Up Wrong KS, Mossy, Glorious Wrestling Alliance, Nightmare Pro Wrestling, Fantasma, Super KO, The Legend of Ricky Thunder, Folklore, Land of the Witching Hour

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118 - NOTTINGHAM COMIC CON AND TONS OF COMIC TALK! (W / KEV BRETT)

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With Nottingham Comic Con 2017 just around the corner, the ACP gang get one of the co-organisers (and comic book artist in his own right) Kev Brett to talk about the show. They discuss the journey of organising a proper comics convention, marketing a show, getting guests and more. Plus there's tons of comic talk too, from Kev's own work, fantastic weekly recommendations, Pat Mills at Orbital, All Ages comics and there's dark reimaginings of Roy of the Rovers and Dennis the Menace that have to be heard to be believed. Plus stick around for the out takes for a Dan Butcher original impressions and Vince being highly (im)mature.

Great stuff to check out this week: Nottingham Comic Con, Kev Brett, Stuff and Stuff, Royal British Legion, MND Association, Stathern Childrens Holiday Fund, Orbital Comics, Bizarre Adventures of Gilbert and Sullivan, Laura Howell, Vision Vol.1, Unpresidential, Boxes, Todd Oliver

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117 - COMIC TALK AND REVIEWS APLENTY!

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This week it's just Vince, Dan and Tony. One has been to Thought Bubble, one has sat on the Iron Throne, and one has a bad cold and feels sorry for himself - and all three want to talk nothing but comics!

Great stuff to check out this week: Thought Bubble 2017, Cog Life, Medisin Vol 1, Impossible, Markosia Comics, Carthago Adventures, No Brow, Dalston Monsterz, Babyteeth, Aftershock Comics, Sexcastle, Kyle Starks

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