193 - INDIE COMIC EVENTS AND GLORIOUS WRESTLING! (W / JOSH HICKS)

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The creator of the Glorious Wrestling Alliance Josh Hicks joins the ACP gang this week to talk about his comics, kickstarter adventures and the upcoming Cardiff Comics Festival which he helped organise! Theres talk of power bombs as promotional tools, poor character descriptions, epic comics and an extra chat with Aaron Rackley of Little Heroes to check out as well!

Great stuff to check out this week - Josh Hicks, Glorious Wrestling Alliance, GWA KS, Cardiff Comics Carnival, Leamington Comic Con 2019, Little Heroes KS, Mister Miracle, Skullfucker, Warwick Fraser Combe, Stutter, Joe Stone, Is Something Amiss?, Ian Summers, Junji Itos Frankenstein, Viz, Leaving Richards Valley, Michael DeForge, Grass of Parnassus, Space Academy 123

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191 - EXPLORING EUROPE COMICS! (W / IRINA POLIANINA)

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After many months of recommending the awesome titles they are publishing, the ACP gang finally get a chance to talk in depth about Europe Comics! Joined by the great Irina Polianina, they talk about what the digital 'packager' are trying to do to get more fantastic work about to wider audience. Theres discussion about fantastic works folks need to discover and so many wonderful books from different publishers are mentioned that the show notes are bursting from the seems! Listen and get prepared to discover your new favourite publisher.

Great stuff to check out this week - Europe ComicsLaikaCinebookIsabellaeEast-WestThe MuseGood ComicsCosmos and Other StoriesRozi HathawayHubertJonathan Cape, Blossoms in AutumnVice Squad, Zidrou, The Return of the Honey BuzzardSelf Made Hero, Oriol, Bear SkinMariniHearts at SeaMedina: The DraxShi , Pure Dead Mental KSDunfermline Comic ConNottingham Comic ConCardiff Comics Carnival

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189 - NEWSPAPER STRIPS, LATE KNIGHTS AND PAT MILLS! (W / MATT STROTT)

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The ACP gang are joined by artist Matt Strott (Late Knights) this week to talk about how he went from wanting to make newspaper comic strips to working on a full comic book series with Jon Laight. Theres discussion about going from an issue one to an issue two, mexican Spider-Man, work/life balance and getting started in the small press game! If that's not enough there's also an extra interview with the mighty Pat Mills!

Great stuff to check out this week - Matt StrottLate KnightsLevel 8 ComicsPat MillsThe Untold Tales of BigfootVince DorseCosmic ScoundrelsMadius Comics, Tragic Tales of Horrere, Endswell Chapter OnePeter MoreyKingdomNoBrow PressJon McNaught

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188 - HOLY **** LET'S WRITE SOME COMICS! (W / JAMES MCCULLOCH)

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This week the gang go full punk rock, take off the seatbelts and let the F bombs fly as they are joined by prolific comics writer James McCulloch (City of Lost Souls) to talk about writing indie comics! Not only is there plenty of process talk, but there's discussion of convention interactions, creativity as therapy, character creation, toilet habits, science fiction names, comics journalism and so much more. This one is a party episode with a side order of 'grumpy old men' - so buckle up!

Great stuff to check out this week - James McCullochThe Forest The Chair and Those That Reside ThereDan CharnleyTransylvanian KnightsJonny CannonCity of Lost SoulsJanine Van MoosolStuart McCuneCardiff Comics CarnivalMerrick the Sensational ElephantmanNPC TeaExit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss ChroniclesPlan A/Plan BJohn TuckerThe Art of DyingEurope ComicsEnforcerBrian FunkArtyom Trakhanov

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187 - FROM THE FLOOR OF TRUE BELIEVERS 2019!

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Convention season of 2019 kicks off with this special coming (mostly) from the shop floor of True Believers 2019! Theres great interviews with creators who exhibited at the show, and back in Awesome HQ the gang discuss the price of artwork and recommend some brilliant indie titles to check out!

Great stuff to check out this week - True Believers Comic FestivalComichausHorde ComicsRevenantVic Iddstar Hill,Steve TannerClockwork Cavalier KickstarterCog Life ComicsSteve SimsBeast Hunting Battle BadgersJamie Lambert,Dexters Half DozenSamuel George LondonBeyond Milford Green KickstarterShaun DobieDescending Outlands,Reckless Hero ComicsThe Last SheriffChris SidesChris TravellCloseRomans vs Aliens

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186 - CREATING ‘AWESOME COMICS’! (W / TOM STEWART)

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This week the ACP gang are talking about the work and creation of their anthology series 'Awesome Comics', and to help them do it they are joined by Tom from the brilliant podcast 'That Comic Smell'! Together they discuss the journey of the book from concept to its final issue, collaborating as a group, reception at cons and so much more! There’s also some podcast chat, a discussion about the difficulty getting comics to kids in the high street and Vince and Dan talk their recent twitter feud!

Great stuff to check out this week: That Comic SmellTCS on twitterAwesome ComicsNick ProlixDaniel Marc ChantEd TraquinoAndy BloorHouse Bound KSAlfie GallagherThe Fang, Revenant, Horde ComicsPortal ComicsJonny CannonBreak the CakeDavid Robertson

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