Grave of the Fireflies

My Neighbour returns with the hardest Ghibli movie yet. We’ve put off doing this episode as the film is so so hard to watch. We watch Grave of the Fireflies. Let us know how you felt when watching it for shout outs next episode.


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Episode 30- Matt Garvey

Matt Garvey is our guest on todays episode. He has written a whole host of comics including The Either, Chunks, White Noir and The Devil in Disguise.  We talk about how he got into writing comics and how he goes about promoting them. Ensure you check him out on twitter as he is well worth the follow.

We talk about the new kick starter from Little Comic Heroes and their new anthology comic. They’re a great cause and give comic kids to kids stuck in hospitals. We also review The Mind of James Svengal by Lyndon White and Jordan Sam Adams. A dark look into the twisted mind of a troubled man.

Pete finishes his look at the life and times of Kirby which we will look at putting together as a whole piece soon. Pete’s put so much work into this so thank you Pete and make sure you check out his Monster Kids comic too.  Mike reviews some comics he’s been reading whilst on a work road trip. We look at the latest news from the festival and update you on Nikkis comic too. Now available to buy from her Big Cartel shop.

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Contributions by Mike Williams (@CthulhuPunk) and Pete Taylor (@thismanthispete).
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Episode 29- Zoom Rockman

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Zoom Rockman is a young creator who started producing comics from a young age, He appeared in the Beano at age 12 and in Private Eye at 16. We have a chat with Zoom about how he started, why at a young age he’s creating satirical comics and what the future holds. He also talks about his role as a patron of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival and what he has lined up for this year.

We also go review crazy as we all review a load of comics as well as Deadpool 2. The comics reviewed are listed below. Nikki also talks about the latest on her comic, Anxiety Me which is now available from www.NikkiDraws.pictures.

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Comics reviewed are Apollo, Awesome Comic No.2, Little Girl Black, Stranglehood, Copperopolis 1-3, Debris, Bubba Ho-Tep, Slang Pictorial, Death or Glory, Star Wars Rogue Squadron, Aliens: Dead Orbit, Southern Bastards & Big Hard Sex Criminals.

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Contributions by Mike Williams (@CthulhuPunk) and Pete Taylor (@thismanthispete).
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Comic Art Festival Newsletter

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Episode 28: Oldham Comic Con & Mantic Games Hellboy Board Game

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We took a trip out to Oldham to the Oldham Comic Con 2018 held on Saturday 12th May. We had a great time and it really was a well ran event. We grabbed a load of interviews which you can hear on the show. These include chats with Lee Overton & Pete Davis, John Slater & Mike West, Tazio Battin, Yasmin Sheikh, Sam Chapman, Dan Whitehead and Nigel from Mayamada. We also look at the new free comic Jack and Lucy by Rachael Smith and Jacob Phillips which looks at two troubled teens trying to figure out their personal problems.

Mike also has a treat for us this episode and chats to Rob Burman from Mantic Games. Mantic has created a board game based on the Hellboy comics and its currently on kickstarter. Mike talks to Rob about the kickstarter, the game itself and of course Hellboy. Pete continues the Kirby profile, this time between the years 1966 and 1970 where Kirby leaves Marvel for DC.

We shout out all the news from the festival too.

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Contributions by Mike Williams (@CthulhuPunk) and Pete Taylor (@thismanthispete).
Title Music: Don’t Fool Yourself by Pop Noir

Episode 27 – Cinebook with Jerome Saincantin

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In this episode we chat to Jerome Saincantin about his role as a translator for Cinebook. Cinebooks are publishers of best selling European books in the English language. There titles include Valerian, Lucky Luke and XIII to name but a few. Jerome talks about the success of comics in Europe and which comics in particular we should be enjoying. We also chat to Joel Meadows about Portsmouth Comic Con which is being held on 5th and 6th of May 2018.

We review the Cinebook comic Orbital and give our spoiler free verdict on Avengers Infinity War. Pete continues his look at Kirby this time focusing on the early years at Marvel… 1961 to 1966. Mike talks about all of the annual geek event days around May including Star Wars day and free comic day.

We update you on all the latest news from the festival including the auction which starts on May 1st 2018.

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Logo designed by Pete Taylor at
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Contributions by Mike Williams (
@CthulhuPunk) and Pete Taylor (@thismanthispete).
Title Music: Don’t Fool Yourself by Pop Noir

Laputa: Castle in the Sky

Laputa: Castle in the Sky was Ghibli’s first official film. We discuss the movie and give our opinions which differ in many ways.

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Episode 26- My Favourite Manga

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We are all taking a week off as we head off on a holiday retreat to chill and read comics. In place is a panel from the Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2017. My Favourite Manga is hosted by Chris Butcher from the Toronto Comic Art Festival and features on the panel the creator of Usagi Yojimbo Stan Sakai, Canadian creator Kim Wong, Breaks creator Emma Vieceli and Spanish creator Miguel Dominguez.


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Contributions by Mike Williams (
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Title Music: Don’t Fool Yourself by Pop Noir

Episode 25- Carlisle Comic Con 2018

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We took a trip up north to Carlisle Comic Con recently. We feature interviews with some of the comic creators featured there. These include Emma Vieceli featuring on the  show for her 2nd interview, Dave Cook of Card Shark Comics, James McCulloch from Comichaus, Lydon White, and Simon Furman.

We review the comics Out in the Open by Javi Rey which is taken from the novel by Jesus Carrasco following a young boy who runs from an abused life into the void of the deserts and meets up with a goat herder who helps him survuve the harsh landscape and also The Either by Matt Garvey and Dizevez. We also give our thoughts on the anaimated movie In This Corner of the World which looks at the struggles of Japanese life through WW2.

Mike talks about nerd culture and what he called Alternative 80’s, looking at the stories that now look back and use 80’s themes and refrences for their stories whilst Pete continues Kirbys life. This time he looks at the years between 1958 to 1961 from monster comics to the birth of the Fantastic Four. Enjoy.


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Find out more about Nikkis comic at Nikkidraws.pictures (site will be up and running soon)

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Logo designed by Pete Taylor at
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Contributions by Mike Williams (
@CthulhuPunk) and Pete Taylor (@thismanthispete).
Title Music: Don’t Fool Yourself by Pop Noir

My Neighbour: Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

Welcome to the first episodes of our new show, My Neighbour. The show will see us talking all about a specific Ghibli movie every episode. First up we have Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind. Please subscribe to the show via any podcast service or iTunes or find it here on Spreaker.


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We also have an introduction episode entitled A Brief Guide to Ghibli. Its such a great story on how the studio came to be and one that gives hope to every aspiring artist. Listen to that below.


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We want reviews for the next show of our next film, Laputa: Castle in the Sky. Send them to us via the contact form or on twitter or facebook.

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