185 - GETTING 'AWAY' WITH COMICS! (W / GRANT RICHARDS)

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The artist of Markosia's 'Away', Grant Richards, joins the ACP crew this week to talk about his amazing artwork, processes and upcoming projects for the year ahead. There’s also talk of great comics to check out, promotional interactions, the difficulties of drawing heads from different angles and more!

Great stuff to check out this week: Grant RichardsAwayJon LaightKevin GunstoneSliced Quarterly Vol 2Baad Food 2Martin SimpsonNeedlemanThe Sons of El TopoFair Spark BooksHow to Make Comics with Springworth

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184 - TALKING PUBLISHING WITH ALTERNA COMICS! (W / PETER SIMETI)

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This week the ACP are joined by the founder and publisher of Alterna Comics, Peter Simeti to talk about his journey in comics and what the publisher are trying to achieve in the modern publishing world. Its a fascinating conversation that goes from the fantastic line of titles Alterna has to distribution to comic book and the overall state of the modern comics publishing world! If that’s not enough there’s plenty of books to check out and comics fun to be had!

Great stuff to check out this week: Alterna Comics, Peter Simeti, UK Stores that stock Alterna, The Chair, Trespasser, Blood Realm, Tinsel Town, True Believers Comic Festival 2019, Mother Russia, Incredible Doom, Dylan Dog - Chess of Death, Epicenter Comics

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164 - FROM STARS WARS TO JOHN CARPENTER! (W / DAVID KENNEDY)

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This week David Kennedy (John Carpenters Tales of Science Fiction) joins the ACP gang to talk about his journey into the world of independent comics. Theres plenty of hilarious chat about artwork processes, drawing digitally, drunken nights out with comic creators, Japan, podcast listening habits and more! Plus theres a collection of amazing indie books that you should all check out!

Great stuff to check out this week: David Kennedy, John Carpenters Tales of Science Fiction, Terry Moore, Luna Brothers, Matt Garvey, Astropad, NICE Con, London Comic Mart, Isabellae, Cruel Sunset, Robert Carey, Reaper, Echo, Next Wave, Locke and Key, Muse, Europe Comics, Culdesac

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163 - COMICS COMEDY UNBOXED! (W / TODD OLIVER)

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This week the ACP takes another stab at talking about humour in comics, but this time they are going to the darker and more surreal side of comedy comics and have enlisted the brilliant Todd Oliver (Boxes, Smedley) to take on the subject of what makes us laugh. Theres discussion of all kinds, from someone who put their face in the post to worm people, posting strip comics on Reddit and Instagram, the task of writing and drawing and more!

Great stuff to check out this week: Todd Oliver, Boxes, Smedley, Jonny Ryan, Angry Youth Comics, Jimmy Corrigan, James Kochalka, Pipedream Comics, The Pull List, Lilith Dark, Bruce, Vague Tales, Fantagrpahics, Secret Santa

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162 - SOME AWESOME COMICS TALK!

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This week Vince, Dan and Tony are talking up a storm in the name of comics! The chat starts with a little bit of movie trailer talk, before moving onto topics like comics spoiled in online articles, work in progress reveals and more. Then some as yet unanswered questions the pod has received finally get answered. Then theres great comic recommendations and even more stuff to check out.

Great stuff to check out this week: NICE Con, Comic Mart, Nottingham Comic Convention, Little Heroes Anthology, Cliff Cumber, Night Post, Madius Comics, Cicadian Rhythms, The Eagles of Rome, Europe Comics, Enrico Marini, The Lumberjack, Ian Moore, The Citric Arc, JWC

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161 - COMICS FOR NON-COMIC READERS! (W / DANIEL MARC CHANT)

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This week Daniel Marc Chant (The Sinister Horror Company) joins the ACP to ask the question 'What comics would you recommend for people who don't read comics? This leads to plenty of interesting debate and some scenarios that are played out that have to be heard to be believed. Theres also great book recommendations, some good old fashioned comic talk and more!

Great stuff to check out this week: Daniel Marc Chant, The Sinister Horror Company, Devil Kickers, The Ultimates, Kingdom Come, Fables, Preacher, Follow Me In, Katriona Chapman, Kuru, Brian Flint

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160 - THE RISE OF THE SMALL PRESS EVENT! (W / STUART MULRAIN)

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With the rise of the small press comic event scene growing week on week, the ACP gang roped in Stuart Mulrain (True Believers) to talk about the world of indie comic events. Theres talk about the importance of workshops and extras you only get with more intimate events, the hard work of marketing and so much more. Theres also a lot of movie and tv talk, great comic recommendations and the usual ACP nonsense.

Great stuff to check out this week: Stuart Mulrain, True Believers, True Believers Summer Variant, Andy Harks, Superman: Man of Steel, Shudder, Punisher: The Platoon, Paradise Lost

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151 - COMICS AND AWESOME TALK!

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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!

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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)

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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!)

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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)

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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)

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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!

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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)

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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)

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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!

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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)

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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)

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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!)

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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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