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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158 - THE CURRENT STATE OF INDIE COMICS! (W / NICK PROLIX)

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With Tony away this week Vince and Dan draft in the mighty Nick Prolix (The Sheep and the Wolves, Cockney Kung Fu) to talk about the state of the small press and indie scene as it stands today. Theres talk of the good, the bad, some interesting questions are asked and there may even be some surprises along the way!

Great stuff to check out this week: Nick Prolix, The Sheep and the Wolves, Jason Garrattly, Janubowie, Milford Green, Giant Rhinos in Space, Sammy Boras, Peepland

CLICK HERE TO GET COPIES OF OUR ANTHOLOGY - AWESOME COMICS

Join the discussion today at our facebook group Awesome Comics Talk

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If you love our Intro/Outro music, then check out the brilliant Chad Fifer and more of his musical badassery at www.chadfifer.bandcamp.com 

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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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135 - TRUE BELIEVERS ADVENTURES!

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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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If you love our Intro/Outro music, then check out the brilliant Chad Fifer and more of his musical badassery at www.chadfifer.bandcamp.com 

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109 - TALKING COMICS! (W / NICK PROLIX)

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This week Vince and Tony are joined by Nick Prolix, creator of The Sheep and the Wolves and Tony's collaborator on the upcoming Cockney kung Fu! With Dan on holiday, the trio take some time to chat about all kinds of comics topics, from Nick's own work and process, to some comic news that came out of San Diego Comic Con, a great program that helps with the collaboration process and some brilliant comic recommendations are turned out. Plus there's some listener questions and tons of purile and childish giggling going on as all three make each other laugh themselves silly. Plus, stay tuned to after the outro, as there's  a few minutes of out takes not to be missed!

Great stuff to check out this week: Nick Prolix, The Sheep and the Wolves, Slang Pictorial, Trello, True Believers Summer Variant, Perry Winkle, Harrow County, Tyler Crook, Owen Sherwood, The Incredible Plight of Tony Featherneck

Join the discussion today at our facebook group Awesome Comics Talk

Check out the folks who sponsor this lil show - the mighty folks at Comichaus!

If you love our Intro/Outro music, then check out the brilliant Chad Fifer and more of his musical badassery at www.chadfifer.bandcamp.com

Let us know what you think!

084 - INDIE COMICS TALK!

After some time spent at conventions and more, the ACP gang sit down to focus on some fantastic small press and indie books they've been reading recently. From highly personal bio comics to gender reversals of classic characters and even psychedelic mind bending sequentials, there's something for everyone to check out on this episode! Plus there's talk of everyone's personal xmen team, another Dan Butcher dictionary corner moment, Tony mutes himself and Vince increasing sounds more bunged up as the episode goes on. See? Something for everyone!

Great stuff to check out this week: Wired Up Wrong, Rachael Smith, Surface Tension, Jayy Gunn, Epilogue, SJ McCune, Galaxafreaks, Robyn Hood, Blue Fox Comics, The Sheep and the Wolves, Nick Prolix, Heretics

If you love our Intro/Outro music, then check out the brilliant Chad Fifer and more of his musical badassery at www.chadfifer.bandcamp.com

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CONVENTION SPECIAL - NCC AND THOUGHT BUBBLE 2016!!

Its an extra special convention... er... special, as the Awesome Pod has a plethera of convention audio joy to give you. First up is a couple of panels from Nottingham Comic Con 2016. A fantastic small press panel featuring the likes of Rachael Smith, Dan Berry, Chris Imber and Nick Prolix, and then the Awesome Pod panel itself, all about small press and why you should choose it.

If thats not enough, then check out some great interviews that come direct from the floor of Thought Bubble 2016! Emily Owen (Pup & Grumpicorn) managed to chat to some amazing creators about their new work and we've got the exclusive audio for you.

Its a jamboree of convention audio joy, so check it out!

Also, big shout out to the guys at Geek Force for recording the panel audio. Check them out!