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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168 - COMICS, QUESTIONS AND MORE COMICS!

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It's just Vince and Tony this week, recording a show early that is stuffed to the gills with amazing comic recommendations for listeners to check out and add to their wishlists. There’s also some great questions and more.

Great stuff to check out this week: 32 Kills, Mike Garley, Andy Clift, Comichaus, Saga Volta Vol 1, Europe Comics, Ahoy Comics, The Wrong Earth,  7 Shades, Deadstar Publishing, Realm of the Damned: SIgnum Draconis, Pye Parr, NoBrow Comics, Kingdom, Erol vs Evil, Darrel Thorpe,  Pipedream Comics, Down the Tubes, Thought Bubble Festival 2018

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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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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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165 - AN AWESOME WHAT IF SELECTION!

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Its just Vince, Dan and Tony tonight and they take on the task of pitching character arcs suggested by the Awesome Pod listeners! That leads to some interesting character discussion as 3 lifelong comic fans go to town on characters they love. Theres also some great indie book recommendations, bad segways and more.

Great stuff to check out this week: Silver Surfer, Aaron Rackley, Punisher, , D.R. and Quinch, Judge Dredd, Kia Wordsmith, Ian Ashcroft, NoBrow, Thought Bubble, Mahoneys, Hard Line Comics, Richard Carrington, A Walk Through Hell, Luisa, Humanoids

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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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117 - COMIC TALK AND REVIEWS APLENTY!

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This week it's just Vince, Dan and Tony. One has been to Thought Bubble, one has sat on the Iron Throne, and one has a bad cold and feels sorry for himself - and all three want to talk nothing but comics!

Great stuff to check out this week: Thought Bubble 2017, Cog Life, Medisin Vol 1, Impossible, Markosia Comics, Carthago Adventures, No Brow, Dalston Monsterz, Babyteeth, Aftershock Comics, Sexcastle, Kyle Starks

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115 - WINE, ZINES & CREATIVE COLLECTIVES! (W / BRYONY EVANS AND CLAIRE SPILLER)

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This week the ACP crew are joined by Bryony Evans and Claire Spiller, two parts of the new comics and art creative Wine and Zine! They talk about the benefits of creators coming together to make and market comics, the organisation process, gender swapping characters and so much more. Theres talk about Claires book 'Lost Light', Bryonys upcoming Dog Charity zine, Thought Bubble, Donkey Wine, Cat Cafes, bad google searches and everyone apologises to Claire's mum for their potty mouths. Its a fun episode not to be missed!

Great stuff to check out this week: Wine and Zine, Bryony Evans, Claire Spiller, Lost Light, Swap, Doggo Fanzine, Digby is a Wizard, Pollquest, India Swift, The Girl and the Glim, Good Comics, Tracht, Sub Diablo: King Crab Kebabs, Darrel Forpe, Thought Bubble 2017, Bristol Comic and Zine Fair, Nottingham Comic Con KS Anthology

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114 - FANTASY COMICS! (W / MD PENMAN)

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This week the gang are joined by MD Penman (Eimurian Tales) to step into the epic world of the Fantasy genre! From the mighty Conan to the political world of Westeros, all things fantastical are discussed, from the challenge of creating these vast world, character design and more. Theres plenty of talk about Marks brilliant story 'Eimurian Tales' and his process of creating a unique character-driven fantasy world and artwork. Theres also more Game of Thrones talk than we've ever had before, a game of 'Is this Fantasy?', some great listener questions and also a bit of video game talk too!

Plus this week we have an amazing intro courtesy of Scott Psionic, check out his great work here!

Great stuff to check out this week: MD Penman, Eimurian Tales, The Waterbringer Vol 1, Vietnam Zombie Holocaust, Cult Empire Comics, Turok, Whispers in the Walls, Humanoids, Barbarian Lord, Mat Smith, By Chance or Providence, Becky Cloonan, The Marquis Inferno, Guy Davis, Berserk, Blade of the Immortal, The Legend of La Mariposa, Thought Bubble 2017, Nottingham Comic Con 2017, Nottingham Comic Con Charity KS Campaign

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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!