Episode 52- Oldham Comic Con 3

In this episode we discuss our recent trip to Oldham Comic Con 3 held on Saturday May 11th. Nikki tabled on the day and Ian went off interviewing a range of comic creators. These included 2000AD artist David ‘Max’ Millgate, Kevin from Deadstar Publishing, Rok of the Reds artist Dan Cornwell, Zenith artist Steve Yeowell, Oldham Comic Con organiser Dennis Whittle, Asa Wheatley, Kat Willott & Sammy Ward, 2000AD and The Immortal Hulk writer Al Ewing and Phantom legend Keith Williams. We had a great day and intend to return next year.

We review Cannabis An American History by Box Brown and Untitled Generic Space Comedy #1 by Matt Garvey, John Mcfarlane, Allison Hu and Rob Guillory plus Prey for Us by Garvey and J Francis Totti. Tom reviews Hello Dolly by John Tucker. We also give our thoughts on Spider-man Into the Spider-verse and Detective Pikachu.

Finally we take a look at the newly announced exhibitors in the Clock Tower at the Lakes Festival this year.


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Episode 51- Brad Brooks and Avengers Endgame

A slightly different episode today. Pete chats to creator Brad Brooks about EC and MAD creator Harvey Kurtzman, the comic making process, digital comics and World comics (he wrote the book on it after all).

We have Tom join us as we spend the final segment of the show talking all about the giant Avengers Endgame. This is a spoiler filled chat however its not until the end of the episode so fear not… we give you warnings if you haven’t seen the movie. We also review John Tuckers CYDO and Ian goes all gooey over his new favourite writer Jeff Lemire and reviews Underwater Welder and Black Hammer (art by Dean Ormston and Dave Stewart).

Mike goes Hellboy crazy and reviews the Hellboy Omnibus editions, the new Hellboy film and plays Hellboy: The Board Game! Tom reviews  Alan Henderson’s Penned Guin: Don’t Judge Me.

Finally go grab a copy of Nikkis new comic Leaf which is out now!

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

Episode 50- UK Comic Laureate Hannah Berry

On this fabulous episode we are joined by the delightful Hannah Berry who has now taken on the reigns as the UK Comic Laureate which she will hold onto for the next 2 years. Hannah talks about parenthood, the state of comics at the moment and her plans as the Laureate.

We review Labyrinth Coronation by Simon Spurrier and Daniel Bayliss and  Is Something Amiss by Ian Summers. We also talk about the new comic book movie Shazam! Mike and Pete have part three of their discussion on swords vs sorcery in comics and Tom reviews Tim Birds Asleep in the Back.

Check out Nikkis new comic Leaf and buy your copy now.

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

Episode 49- Rob Williams

On this episode we chat to Rob Williams who through his career has written on Dredd, Dr Who, Spiderman to name a few titles. He has also written the screen play for the pilot episode of the upcoming TV series Mega-City One. We talk to him about this and his career and he explains what makes a good writer as well.

Pete this episode chats to Joel Meadows. Joel was on the show last year and is back to discuss this years Portsmouth Comic Con. Find out more about that here. Mike is having an episode off however our new signing of Tom Stewart starts on this episode. Tom is on to review a few small press comics.

We review Slang Pictorial by Nick Prolix who’s new kickstarter is up and running. We also review the beautiful Blossoms in Autumn by Zidrou and Aimee de Jongh plus Follow Me In by Katriona Chapman.

Check out Nikkis new comic Leaf and buy your copy now.

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

Episode 48- Tim Pilcher on the Breakthrough Project

On this episode we have Tim Pilcher on to talk all about the Break Through project that he is running with the Lakes International Comic Art Festival through 2019 and into 2020 resulting in the opportunity for new creators to have work published in an anthology. Check out more about the project here.

Ian and Nikki review Guantanamo Kid by Jerome Tubiana and Alkexadre Franc plus Sparks and the Fallen Star by Lyndon White. We also look at a huge range of kickstarters currently running. Links below for these. Finally we have some festival news and podcast news about a new contributor. Tom from That Comic Smell podcast will be joining the team and looking at small press comics in future episodes.

Mike and Pete continue there discussion on Sword vs Sorcery in comics which we had to cut in half it was so long. Part 3 of this discussion will be on the next episode.

Kickstarters to check out: How to Think When You Draw 2 / Dunce #5 / Killtopia #2 / Frank At Home on the Farm / Little Heroes Anthology #3 / War of the Worlds

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Check out That Comic Smell podcast & The Awesome Comic podcast for more comic chat.

Thank you for listening.
http://www.comicartpodcast.uk
Twitter:
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Find all about the festival at
http://www.comicartfestival.com
Logo designed by Pete Taylor at
http://www.thismanthispete.com
Contributions by Mike Williams (
@CthulhuPunk) and Pete Taylor (@thismanthispete).
Title Music: Don’t Fool Yourself by Pop Noir

Episode 47- Dave Cook on Killtopia

Episode 47 is our two year anniversary show. Yes we’ve been on the air twice a month for two whole years and what a time it’s been. We waffle on about what we’ve enjoyed & learnt during the time.

We also have a great chat with Dave Cook who’s brand new book Killtopia Volume 2 hits Kickstarter as this podcast launches. We discuss video games, how he got into writing and Killtopia itself.

Mike and Pete bring forth another bumper session of Mutterdowns as they chat about Swords vs Sorcery …. and this is only part one of that chat.

We have a competition coming up to win copies of Lyndon Whites books & check out his up coming kickstarter. We review The Magic Order by Mark Millar & Olivier Coipel & Dunce by Jens K Styve.

Finally in Festival news we discuss the new Breakthrough project which is open for non processional creators to join an 18 month comic creation process ending being published in a new graphic novel.

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Check out more about the Breakthrough project at http://www.comicartfestival.com

Check out That Comic Smell podcast & The Awesome Comic podcast for more comic chat.

Thank you for listening.
http://www.comicartpodcast.uk
Twitter:
@comicartfestpod
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Find all about the festival at
http://www.comicartfestival.com
Logo designed by Pete Taylor at
http://www.thismanthispete.com
Contributions by Mike Williams (
@CthulhuPunk) and Pete Taylor (@thismanthispete).
Title Music: Don’t Fool Yourself by Pop Noir

Episode 46- Charlie Adlard on being the Comic Laureate

We have Charlie Adlard back this episode who was initially on our first episode almost two years ago. He’s on the discuss his term as UK Comics Laureate which he started in 2017. He looks at the role and what it initially went leading to how he felt he has made a difference over the two years.

We review Batman TMNT Volume One and Mike looks at translated comics from around the world and starts with a French sci-fi fantasy. Pete’s off this episode, possibly shacking it up on the podcast love island.

Links: Traces of a Great War teaching resources, Laydeez Do Comics Long List, Graphic Medicine Conference, Lyndon White Kickstarter news 

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Thank you for listening.
http://www.comicartpodcast.uk
Twitter:
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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

Episode 45- Nick Prolix

Episode 45 features a chat with comic  creator Nick Prolix. Nicks work includes the superb Slang Pictorial and his work on the Awesome Comic. He chats with Pete about his work, love of comics and his favourite creator.

Ian and Nikki review Reel Love by Owen Michael Johnson, The Awesome Comic Series by the guys behind the Awesome Comic Podcast plus Ether issue 2 by Matt Garvey. Mike looks at the world of Conan, a franchise he has loved, left and found again.

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Check out That Comic Smell podcast & The Awesome Comic podcast for more comic chat.

Thank you for listening.
http://www.comicartpodcast.uk
Twitter:
@comicartfestpod
Facebook: Comic Art Podcast
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Also on YouTube
Find all about the festival at
http://www.comicartfestival.com
Logo designed by Pete Taylor at
http://www.thismanthispete.com
Contributions by Mike Williams (
@CthulhuPunk) and Pete Taylor (@thismanthispete).
Title Music: Don’t Fool Yourself by Pop Noir