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