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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169 - THOUGHT BUBBLE, EUROPE COMICS AND THE WORLD OF JOHN TUCKER! (W / JOHN TUCKER)

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Its a bumper episode this week as not only do the gang have a guest but there’s an exclusive interview from Thought Bubble! The gang are joined by comic book humour machine John Tucker for a riotous chat about his work, methods and his  first year on the convention circuit. Theres hilarity, laughs and also thought provoking chatter tucked in there somewhere along with yet more fantastic indie book recommendations. If that wasnt enough theres a great interview with Irina of Europe Comics, taken at Thought Bubble 2018!

Great stuff to check out this week: John Tucker, Tuckers Podcaster Delight BundleEurope Comics, Thought Bubble, Gunshow, Paul Moore, Todd Oliver, Andy Barron, Charles H. Raymond, Killtopia, Dave CookBHP Comics, Signatur, Jennie Gyllblad, 1999, Noah Van Sciver, Overlord KS, Little Heroes Just Giving CampaignBristol Comic and Zine Fair, Nottingham Comic Con

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166 - NEXUS, BADGER, COMICS AND PROSE WITH MIKE BARON!

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The Awesome Pod got a chance to talk about one of the legendary names in independent comics, Mike Baron (Nexus, Badger) this week, and the gang talk about his extensive list of credits, his writing philosophy, how he began his comics career with Steve Rude, moving to prose and more. There’s also talk about some recent comic events, upcoming events and some brilliant comic recommendations.

Great stuff to check out this week: Mike Baron, Steve Rude, Nexus, Badger, Banshees, Nexus Animated Short, NICE, Comic Mart, Thought Bubble, Charles Raymond, Death Inc, Martin Simpson, The Needleman, Wine and Zine, Wine and Zine Anthology, John Tucker, Adrift

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153 - FROM PULP TO HUMOUR COMICS! (W / ALAN HENDERSON)

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Vince, Dan and Tony are once again back together to talk up comics, and they hit the ground running with this weeks guest, the creator behind The Penned Guins - Alan Henderson! Not only do they discuss that strip and it's EPIC collection, but as Alan is a big fan of the genre, the gang decide to talk a bit about Pulp Comics! From Alans huge collection of Shadow artwork, to the history of the character and how the genre and characters have evolved the gang have a hugely interesting discussion about a genre you don't see too  much of in the small press. Theres also some brilliant comics for everyone to check out, a frank discussion about pricing at conventions and also plenty of laughs.

Great stuff to check out this week: Alan Henderson, The Penned Guins, Alans EPIC comic art page, Edinburgh Comic Con, CICE 2018, The Shadow, John Tucker, Alterna Comics, The Fist KS, Rik Jackson, Josh HicksMauro's Comic Blog, True Believers Summer VariantQueen and Country, Oni Press, Grind, Joe Palmer, Away, Jon Laight, Dunce, Paul Grist, Kane

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152 - FROM LAWGIVER TO CICE!

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After 2 weekends of going to some comic events Vince and Tony got enough interviews to put together an entire show. Theres clips from the day at Lawgiver IV, the up close and personal show that took place on the 26th May where the guys got their Dredd on! Next up is a batch of audio from the epic day that was CICE 2018. From creators you haven't heard before to some classics that have new projects you need to check out.

Great stuff to check out this week: Lawgiver Mark IV, David Broughton, CICE 2018, John Tucker, Nich Angell, Cat and Meringue KS, Toria McCallum, Time and Distance KS, Abby Bulmer, Imaginary Gumbo, Josh Hicks, Glorious Wrestling Alliance, Wine and Zine, The Wine and Zine Podcast, Martin Simmonds, Punks Not Dead, Sarah Millman, NPC Tea

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