Awesome Comics Podcast Episode 48 – Dead Canary Comics

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The minds behind Dead Canary Comics, Chris Baker and Matt Fitch, join the gang this week to talk about how they started in indie publishing, the impressive books they’ve released so far and the awesome books they’ve got coming up.

There’s talk about MCM London, interacting with other creators at cons, the reactions to recent big company story lines and so much more. It’s a jam packed comic filled show!

PLUS the epic finale of the Awesome Games 2016 is here, and Emily Owen gives us another dramatic reading of how the final moments played out. The winner will surprise you!

AND If all that isn’t enough theres an exclusive interview with Christian Wildgoose, artist on Porcelain, who has some amazing things on the horizon.

Mentioned in this episode are: Dead Canary Comics, Reddin, Conor Boyle, Frogman, Squirm and Learn, Let’s Play Murder, Last Driver, Shaky Kane, Geis, Alexis Deacon, No Brow Press, Kitaru: Witch Hunter, Pump Action Sunset, Merrick the Sensational Elephantman, Throwaway Press, Mates, Scott Wrigg, Preacher, Chronicles of Wormwood and Christian Wildgoose

Check out the Awesome Comic Podcast’s good friends at A Place to Hang Your Cape, Pipedream Comics, Down the Tubes

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John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a “freelance comics operative”, currently working as a freelance editor for TITAN COMICS, as Creative Consultant on the new DAN DARE audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the LAKES INTERNATIONAL COMIC ART FESTIVAL and LANCASTER COMICS DAY.

John has worked in British comics publishing for over 30 years, starting out at Marvel UK, where he edited a number of the Genesis 1992 books with Paul Neary. His numerous credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines, where he was Managing Editor.

He also edited STRIP Magazine and worked as an editor on several audio comics for ROK Comics, including TEAM M.O.B.I.L.E. and THE BEATLES STORY.

Most recently he is writing CRUCIBLE as a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and DEATH DUTY and SKOW DOGS with Dave Hailwood for the digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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