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Episode 132 - Talking Comichaus! (w/Pete Genepool)

This week the gang are joined by Pete Genepool, the man behind the indie comics platform thats sweeping across the nation - Comichaus! Together they discuss the origins of comichaus, the thought processes behind it's ongoing anthology book and mobile app, getting people like IDW involved and what they hope to achieve in the future. Plus theres tons of brilliant books that get recommended, Dan takes things to a 'dark place' early in the show and the possibility of a Three Men and a Baby style adventure featuring the Awesome crew crops up.

Great stuff to check out this week: Comichaus, Comichaus Anthology, Morgans Organs, Locke and Key, Plox, A Night with Friends and Nosferatu, IRL Persona, White Noir, NPC Tea, Devilman, The King of Birds

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!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez
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Episode 131 - The World of Fanzines! (w/David Hathaway Price)

 

This week the crew are joined by David Hathaway Price, the man behind a new (and epically huge) fanzine called FANSCENE. Theres talk about what fanzines are, their history and some highlights and what the role of fanzines are in modern comics and small press. Theres also some awesome comic book recommendations, shout outs and the usual ACP shenanigans, so dont miss it!

Great stuff to check out this week: Classic Comic Fanzines, Fanscene, Floods, Twomorrows Publishing, Morgans Organs, The Trolltooth Wars, ABC Warriors, Phil Elliott, In His Cups

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!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez
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Episode 130 - Looking forward to 2018 in Comics!

It's the first show of 2018 so before they spend a year talking to more amazing guests and discovering new and wonderful comics, they thought they'd spend some time talking about the things they're looking forward to over the next 12 months. Theres talk of the new Awesome Comics Anthology series, creators to watch out for, a last minute poll gets talked about, some highly passionate opinions on Mrs Browns Boys, Dans torch and the joys of getting underwear and shower gel at Christmas. Theres also great book recommendations and comic book process chat too. What better way to start the year?

Great stuff to check out this week: Little Heroes Anthology, Dalston Monsters, The Devil in Disguise, Matt Garvey, The Thing Artbook, Guillermo Del Toro: Cabinet of Curiosities, Sword Master, BHP Comics, Tomorrow

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!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez

 

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Episode 129 - Grumpy Old Comic Creators!

 It may be the festive season but the Awesome Pod guys take some time to grumble like a bunch of old codgers about stuff thats irks them. The results are thoughtful, hilarious and what you'd come to expect from the ACP. Theres also listener responses, some positive listener audio to offset the grumbling and as always, brilliant recommendations for everyone to check out.

Great stuff to check out this week: Europe Comics, Sisco, Cinebook, Orbital, Comixology, Invincible

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!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez
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Episode 128 - Awesome Highlights of 2017!

 

After a frustrating week off the boys are back, and they're going long with a 'Highlights of 2017' show!! Theres tons of talk about some comic highlights we've had over the year and everyone picks their personal choices of the year. From movies to publishers to graphic novels to creators on the rise and even eggs! Its a highlights show you could only get from the ACP!

WARNING - SPOILERS ARE CONTAINED WITHIN FOR SOME FILM AND TV STUFF - YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!

Great stuff to check out this week: Logan, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2, Twin Peaks, Vice Principals, Legion, The Punisher, Wimbledon Comic Festival, 2000AD Festival, Chris Sides, Impossible, Susie Gander, Perry Winkle, Chris Imber, Brian Vander, Vanguard, Ghost of the Gulag, Scurry, Darrell Thorpe, Comichaus, Pat Mills, Tom King, Dizevez, Eric Henninot, Carthago, Goran Parlov, Ted Naifeh, Heroines Kickstarter, No Brow Press, Europe Comics, Matt Garvey, Rachael Ball, The Inflatable Woman, Impossible, The Sword Master, Invincible, Babyteeth, Donny Cates

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!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez
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Episode 127 - The World of Porcelain (w/Benjamin Read and Christian Wildgoose)

Its a very special show this week as the gang take time to discuss one of their favourite series of books, the trilogy of Porcelain! Writer Benjamin Read (Night Post) and artist Christian Wildgoose (Batgirl) join in to talk about the creation of the Porcelain world and how their journey from book one to now has evolved. Theres talk of how they met, the creation of their publishing stable Improper Books, the collaboration process and more, and not only that but Ben manages to do all that despite having a killer cold (what a trooper!). Theres also plenty of funny comic talk, great books for you all to check out and the epic rude word foghorn gets a triple-outing. Its a show not to be missed!

Great stuff to check out this week: Improper Books Porcelain: A Gothic Fairy Tale, Porcelain: Bone China, Porcelain: Ivory Tower, Benjamin Read, Christian Wildgoose, Batgirl, Laura Wildgoose, Night Post, Jim Campbell, Andre May, Devil Kickers, Iron Bard Ballisto, One Giant Hand, Geiss, Black Monday Murders, Uber

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!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez
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Episode 126 - Comics, Charity and Little Heroes! (w/Aaron Rackley)

 

This week the Awesome crew take some time to talk about an organisation putting the medium of comics to good use in the best possible way, Little Heroes! It's creator Aaron Rackley joins the gang to talk about what they do, the behind the scenes of getting comic packs into hospitals and how you can support them. It's a great chat about a fantastic cause, and it leads to some more comic talk, shout outs, brilliant recommendations and the usual off-the-cuff humour you can only get from the ACP!

CLICK HERE TO DONATE TO LITTLE HEROES TODAY!

Great stuff to check out this week: Little Heroes, Little Heroes (twitter), The Lion and the Unicorn, Rising SandVigilante, The Axeman Cometh, NPC Tea

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!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez
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Episode 125 - Punishing Comic Talk!

 

With no guest this week the ACP gang sit down to shoot the breeze, talk comics and spend a little time discussing Frank Castle aka The Punisher. With the new series out on Netflix its a great time to get to know the character and all 3 hosts recommend their favourite arcs. Also theres some great listener questions about writing and the time spent on making comics, Curt Swan, unique ways of painting, tons of brilliant books and webcomics to check out and a few more censorship bleeps pop up again!

Great stuff to check out this week: The Punisher - Circle Of Blood, War Journal, Born, Max, Welcome Back Frank, Warzone, No Brow, Out of NothingMatt Garvey, Transfer, White Noir, Ghost of the Gulag, Silver, Learn to Colour Tutorials

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!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez
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Episode 124 - Comic Talk (w/The Comic Arts Podcast)

This week the ACP gang are joined by another comic loving podcaster, Ian Loxam from the Comic Art Podcast! With 2017 convention season pretty much done everyone talks about how the year has been, the ups and downs of some shows, the benefits of small events and more. Theres also some podcasting talk, Brian Michael Bendis, another great batch of recommendations for listeners and also some talk about Dan and Tony's day at Wimbledon Comic Festival!

Great stuff to check out this week: The Lakes Comic Art Podcast, Wimbledon Comic Art Festival, Rik Jackson, Etherington Brothers, The Facts of Life, Breaks, Embellisms, Creating Character Arcs, Manns Best Friend, Mister Miracle

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!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez
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Episode 123 - Sequential Art Beyond the Page! (w/Darrel Thorpe)

 

This week the ACP gang are joined by comic creator, illustrator and enthusiastic mofo extraordinaire Darrell Thorpe (Sub Diablo) to talk about the art of comics away from the page! Theres discussion about art exhibitions, grafitti, artwork prints at conventions and much more. Its a hilarious and sometimes NSFW discussion about a different side of comics.

Great stuff to check out this week: Darrell Thorpe, Sub Diablo, Robert Moses,

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!
Twitter: @theawesomepod   Vince: @jesterdiablo    Dan: @Vanguardcomic    Tony: @Ezohyez
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