194 - CINDY, BISCUIT, WEIRDNESS AND SILENCE! (W / DAN WHITE)

This week the pod is without a Dan, but luckily there's another one in the wings to talk comics, and that's the creator of the awesome Cindy and Biscuit Dan White! Theres talk of Dans many years publishing in the small press scene and his long running podcast as well as his more creepy horror flavoured work too. Plus there's hilarious chat about Conans hipster activities, classic British comics, the art of sponsorship ads and some amazing book recommendations too!

Great stuff to check out this week - Dan WhiteCindy and BiscuitSticky RibsSilence!Dan BerryMake it Then Tell EverybodyDanny Noble, Hangover FarmJunji ItoGyoSpiralJosh SimmonsThe Furry TrapTim BirdAsleep in the BackAvery Hill PublishingTurbo Jones

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181 - OUR PICKS OF 2018!

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It's that time of the year again - it's the Awesome Comics Podcast picks of the year!

Great stuff to check out this week: Punisher:The Platoon, Away, Kingdom, No Brow Press, Eternal, Black Mask Studios, Merrick/Dr Crowe, Luisa: Now and Then, Humanoids, Grind, Joe Palmer, Horde Comics, Sliced Anthology, Wine and Zine Anthology, Killtopia, BHP Comics, Desert Star, Giant Days, Europe Comics, Avery Hill Publishing, Ten Earth Shattering Blows, Vanguard, Penned Guins, Ghost of the Gulag, Drugs and Wires, Rok of the Reds, Follow Me In, Katriona Chapman

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174 - SPACE, SCIENCE, CABBAGES AND RETROGRADE ORBIT! (W / KRISTYNA BACZYNSKI)

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This week Kristyna Baczynski (Retrograde Orbit) joins Vince and Tony to talk about all things comics, including her process, life as a full time illustrator and what went into making her debut graphic novel 'Retrograde Orbit'. She not only drops some amazing knowledge bombs on everyone as well as talking up some Star Trek, but descends to the level of the hosts in record time! If that wasn't enough, there’s an extra interview where Dan and Vince interview Tony and Andy Hanks about their exciting new book 'How to Make Comics with Springworth'! 

Great stuff to check out this week: Kristyna Baczynski, Kristyna Baczynski website, Retrograde Orbit, Avery Hill Publishing, Hepworth Wakefield Print Fair, Girl Gang Zine Fair, York Zine Fest, Glasgow Comic Con, Andy Hanks, How to Draw Comics with Springworth, Fair Spark Books, True Believers Comics Festival 2019Super Mutant Magic Academy, Drawn and Quarterly, Jillian Tamaki, Little Nettle, Cyber Realm, Wren McDonald, Hamflask, Andy Hutchinson, Marc Robinson, The Blue BaronSit Comics

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171 - WHEN COMICS GET PERSONAL! (W / KATRIONA CHAPMAN)

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This week Katriona Chapman (Katzine) joins the ACP this week to talk about her brilliant graphic novel 'Follow Me In' and the journey of creating an autobiographical comic. Theres discussion about art processes on the road, autobio comics, creating your own fonts and more. Theres also some more amazing book recommendations, some upcoming convention talk and as always the usual hilarity from the regular show hosts in the out takes!

Great stuff to check out this week: Katriona Chapman, Follow Me In, Avery Hill Publishing, Kat's sketchbook, Dan Berry, Make it then Tell Everybody, Untitled Ape, On a Sunbeam, Tillie Walden, Sophie Yanow, The Contradictions, Hot Milk, Luchie Bryen, Shortbox Comics, Galant and Amos, Fair Spark Books, The Ink Witch, Izzi Ward, Nottingham Comic Con 2018

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170 - PUNKS, GHOSTS AND COMICS! (W / DAVID M BARNETT AND MARTIN SIMMONDS)

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This week the gang talk about lots of different comic subjects, from great indie art events to comics pricing, movies, brilliant comic recommendations and more. Not only that but the amazing creative team behind Black Crown hit series 'Punks Not Dead' David M. Barnett and Martin Simmonds join the gang to talk about how their creative process evolved and the brilliant book itself. There’s also laughs and the quite frankly disgusting return of Dans Dictionary Corner which takes place after the credits. You have been warned.

Great stuff to check out this week: Punks Not Dead, David M. Barnett, Martin Simmonds, Black Crown Comics, Shelly Bond, Bristol Comic and Zine Fair, Avery Hill Publishing, Resurrection Men, Werewolf Social Club, Not Your Cuppa Tea, Todd Oliver, Our Final Halloween, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

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167 - COMIC ARTWORK, PORTFOLIO AND KIA WORDSMITH! (W / IAN ASHCROFT)

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This week Vince, Dan and Tony speak to an indie comics newcomer who is going to explode onto the scene with the Accent UK book 'Kia Wordsmith', Ian Ashcroft. They talk a lot about art processes, comic book and illustration influences and discuss the world of the portfolio review. There’s also a delve into the dreamscape world of Kia Wordsmith, its future, conventions and more. Plus there’s also room for some amazing comic book recommendations as always.

Great stuff to check out this week: Ian Ashcroft, Dave West, Kia Wordsmith, Accent UK, Andy Bloor, Jae Lee, Hilda Trailer, 32 Kills, Erol vs Evil, Captain Cosmic KS, Matt Garvey, The Devil in DisguiseWestern Noir, Kristina Baczynski, Retrograde Orbit, Avery Hill Publications, The Jettisons - All Time Top 3 Podcast, Pipedream Comics, Down the Tubes, Thought Bubble Festival 2018

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159 - PITCHING YOUR COMICS TO PUBLISHERS! (W / DAVE WHITE)

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This week the ACP gang begin their in-depth look into the world of comic book pitches, and are joined by returning guest Dave White of Avery Hill Publishing! Together they discuss the do's and don'ts of pitching your graphic novel to an indie publisher, discuss things to think about when putting your project together, the importance of communication and so much more! There's also a brilliant range of books to check out, chat about recent comic events and as always plenty of laughs to be had.

Great stuff to check out this week: Dave White, Avery Hill Publishing, Avery Hill September Offer, A Projection, Permanent Press, Metroland, The Great North Wood, Tillie Walden, On a Sunbeam, Spinning, Katriona Chapman, Follow Me In, Retrograde - Orbit, Thought Bubble, The Comics Summit, Image Comics Submissions,  Oh S**t It's Kim and Kim, The Bog Road, Barry Keegan, Europe Comics, The Desert Star, The Day of Chaos, Judge Dredd: Trifecta

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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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098 - KIDS COMICS! (W / JESS BRADLEY)

This week the ACP gang are joined by Jess Bradley, creator of The Phoenix Comic's 'Squid Bits' and all round super-geek mum, and together they all talk about the world of kids comics! From the stuff that was everyone's 'gateway' book that got them into comics, to the visibility of modern all ages comics on the high street, the conversation is varied, hilarious and unlike the subject matter, definitely NOT for kids. There's some awesome books for listeners to check out, parenting skills are discussed and the best character names ever are mentioned throughout the show. Don't miss it!

Great stuff to check out this week: Jess Bradley, Squid Bits, Tiny Overlord, The Phoenix, Amelia Cole, Avery Hill, Goatherded, Charlo Frade, Moose Kid Comics

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077 - HIGHLIGHTS OF 2016 SHOW!

Another year of comics is in the bag, and this time its the first whole year for the Awesome Pod. With that in mind, VInce, Dan and Tony sit down to discuss some of their highlights of the year. They talk about great series, publishers, creators and conventions from 2016 and then talk about what they want to see in 2017. It gets silly, serious and everything in between.

For an extra bonus we have an exclusive interview as Tony visits NoBrow studios to get the skinny on their amazing work from Sam Arthur!

Great stuff to check out this week: Nexus, X-O Manowar, Divinity, Invincible, The Fix, Hilda, 3 Minute Max, Deer Editor, Monologue, Porcelain, Ness, Black Dog, Airboy, Turncoat, Vanguard, Scurry, Rising Sand, Last Driver, Spider Forest, Sleep Tight, New York Comic Con, London Super Comic Con, Bristol Comic Expo, Valiant Comics, Avery Hill Publishing, Image Comics,

Also, can you recognise our festive themes this week?

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