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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184 - TALKING PUBLISHING WITH ALTERNA COMICS! (W / PETER SIMETI)

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This week the ACP are joined by the founder and publisher of Alterna Comics, Peter Simeti to talk about his journey in comics and what the publisher are trying to achieve in the modern publishing world. Its a fascinating conversation that goes from the fantastic line of titles Alterna has to distribution to comic book and the overall state of the modern comics publishing world! If that’s not enough there’s plenty of books to check out and comics fun to be had!

Great stuff to check out this week: Alterna Comics, Peter Simeti, UK Stores that stock Alterna, The Chair, Trespasser, Blood Realm, Tinsel Town, True Believers Comic Festival 2019, Mother Russia, Incredible Doom, Dylan Dog - Chess of Death, Epicenter Comics

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176 - GETTING A ROUND IN AT THE BLACK CROWN! (W / SHELLY BOND!)

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The Awesome gang are joined this week by the amazing Shelly Bond, long time comics editor and creative force! Together they talk about her 'origin' story, music, her working methods, tea, the world of IDW's Black Crown Comics and so much more! Plus stick around for after the credits for an extra bit of Style Council chat.

Great stuff to check out this week: Shelly Bond, IDW, Black Crown Comics, Assassinistas, Black Crown Quarterly, Kid Lobotomy, Euthanauts, Punks Not Dead, Philip Bond, Comico, Peter Milligan, Dilraj Mann, Leah Moore, Gareth Hopkins, True Believers Festival 2019, The NEW Black Crown Website

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175 - SOME AWESOME INDIE COMICS TALK!

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This week it's just Vince, Dan and Tony together alone again for the first time in weeks, talking up a whole load of comic book topics and putting the world to rights. There’s great listener topic discussed, which leads to chat about amazing fights in comics, GI Joe, Conventions, Kickstarters, pride in your work and more. Theres also a ton of amazing book recommendations that you need to check out!

Great stuff to check out this week: How to Draw Comics with Springworth,  White Ash, Kickstarter Drip, Tragic Tales of Horrore, Neon Wasteland, The Forest, the Chair and those Forsaken There, Space Captain: the FinalePoisoned Chalice: The Extremely Long and Incredibly Complex Story of Marvelman, Outer Darkness, Dillon Gilbertson, Sweet Heart, Dracula the Unconquered, Europe Comics, The Client, Jim Henson's Tale of SandTrue Believers Festival 2019

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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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173 - HALLOWEEN HORROR SPECIAL 2018! (W / MIKE LEE GRAHAM)

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Its the ACP Halloween Special for 2018, and this week the gang have pulled in horror lover Mike Lee Graham (Our Final Halloween) to talk about all things scary. Theres chat over what works/doesnt in the genre, movie tie-ins and also a fresh from the con opinion on the recent London MCM. If that wasn't enough theres talk of David Cronenberg, horror movie franchises and sex robots!

Great stuff to check out this week: Mike Lee-Graham, Mike Garley, Our Final HalloweenJunji Ito, Gyo, Uzumaki, Amerikarate, Action Lab Comics, The Little Deaths of Watson Tower, Nick Bryan, Rosie Alexander, True Believers 2019

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160 - THE RISE OF THE SMALL PRESS EVENT! (W / STUART MULRAIN)

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With the rise of the small press comic event scene growing week on week, the ACP gang roped in Stuart Mulrain (True Believers) to talk about the world of indie comic events. Theres talk about the importance of workshops and extras you only get with more intimate events, the hard work of marketing and so much more. Theres also a lot of movie and tv talk, great comic recommendations and the usual ACP nonsense.

Great stuff to check out this week: Stuart Mulrain, True Believers, True Believers Summer Variant, Andy Harks, Superman: Man of Steel, Shudder, Punisher: The Platoon, Paradise Lost

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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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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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134 - COMIC TALK... KIND OF

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Due to a technical hiccup the scheduled episode of the ACP didnt go according to plan. Find out why as Vince and Tony discuss what was, what could have been and muster together to give everyone a couple of great comic recommendations for the week!

Great stuff to check out this week: Awesome Comics, Cockney Kung Fu Mailer, True Believers 2018, Sliced Quarterly KS, Transylvania Knights KS, Nosferatu Art Book KS, Black Room Manuscripts Vol 3, Europe Comics, Bloodshot Reborn, Isabellae Vol 5, Europe Comics, Kirby 100, Twomorrows Publishing

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111 - LOOKING FORWARD TO LONDON SUPER COMIC CON 2017 (W / GARETH A HOPKINS!)

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With the mighty London Super Comic Convention only a couple of weeks away the ACP gang look ahead to what they're looking forward to seeing. To give everyone a unique perspective of the show floor, we're joined by Gareth A. Hopkins (The Intercorstal) who has been a volunteer at the show for the past four years! Theres a run through of creators and panels at the show, some interesting con insight and also some talk about Gareths fantastic new book 'Found Forest Floor'. All that, and theres still plenty of comic talk, some great book recommendations and also a bit of a convention catch up from Tonys time at this years Safari festival and Vinces day at Frome Comic Con.

Great stuff to check out this week: London Super Comin Convention 2017, Gareth A.Hopkins, The Intercorstal, Found Forest Floor, Safari Festival, Frome Comic Con, John Byrne Says, Primas, True Believers Summer Variant, Demon Archives, Secret Empire, Revenger, Black Road Vol.2, Sal Buscema: Comics Fast and Furious, Paul John Milne,  Void Warrant

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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

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089 - LEAMINGTON COMIC CON W / DAN MALLIER

With Leamington Comic Con making a triumphant return, Vince and Tony are joined by Dan Mallier to talk about the upcoming show and how he started in convention planning and the perils of organising indie conventions. Dan Butcher couldnt make it, but to fill the epic void he leaves is the audio from the Awesome Pods panel appearance at True Believers 2017, featuring the amazing Rachael Smith and Chris Imber! If that wasnt enough, theres also talk of Logan, brilliant books you should check out and theres a re-appearance of our Agony Aunty section 'Ask Aunty Tony'. Its a jam packed, informative and hilarious show so dont miss it!

Great stuff to check out this week: Leamington Comic Con 2017, Spa Town Comics, Rachael Smith, Chris Imber, Paying for it, Chester Brown, Blood and GourdThe Bunker, Oni Press

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082 - CONVENTION TALK! (W / STUART MULRAIN)

This week Vince, Dan and Tony are talking about conventions again, and with True Believers Comic Festival just around the corner they've roped in one of the organisers Stuart Mulrain to join in on the fun. Theres talk about the perils of putting together a show, getting name guests and also supporting the indies at the same time. Also discussed are some great books you need to check out, marvel and dc audio plays and so much more. Its an epic chat that gets you all set up for another year of convention going. Dont miss it!

Great stuff to check out this week: True Believers Comic Festival, True Believers twitter, Map of Days, The Making of a Comic Con, Boxes 2, Too Much Coffee Man, Something Terrible

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064 - SHAKY KANE, CHRIS BAKER AND LAST DRIVER!

The ACP gang goes apocalyptic and off the rails this week as we talk Last Driver with Chris Baker and Brit comics legend Shaky Kane! Theres chat about the inspiration for Frank Sudden and his road trip adventure, Shaky's previous work and the shocking plans he has for his old original pages, someone orders a chinese takeaway, John Carpenter talk, Alan Moore talk, kickstarter discussion and SO much more. This show is jam packed!! Plus Vince struggles on with a cold, Dan announces some big Vanguard news and Tony finds a new best friend after discovering someone who also owns Doll Man vs Demonic Toys.

Mentioned in this episode are: Last DriverDead Canary ComicsShaky KaneGray Area: Our TownTim BirdLast Sheriff 3Reckless HeroChris JenkinsChris ImberThe Corpse WalkerTrav HartPaper GirlsCuria RegisRobin PierceThe FixVanguard on Spider ForestTrue Believers Interview

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