Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 58: Lucy Sullivan

Lucy Sullivan in the Spotlight in latest Lakes Festival Podcast

Lucy Sullivan, author of the upcoming graphic novel Barking, is a guest of the latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast. Animator, illustrator and writer, Lucy talks to co-hosts Ian Loxam and Nikki Bates about the graphic novel, which, as we’ve previously reported, will launch at this year’s Festival. Lucy talks about the creative processContinue reading Lucy Sullivan in the Spotlight in latest Lakes Festival Podcast

Dan Dare: The Man from Nowhere

Mega City Book Club celebrates landmark 100th podcast with a Dan Dare flashback

The long-running Mega City Book Club podcast, primarily devoted to the collected editions of 2000AD stories, celebrates its milestone one hundredth episode with a look back at the Dragon’s Dream collection of Dan Dare: The Man from Nowhere, published back in 1979.Continue reading Mega City Book Club celebrates landmark 100th podcast with a Dan Dare flashback

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast 57 - Silverbeard

Lakes Festival Podcast taken over by gorillas!

Silverbeard the Gorilla – star of the new The Seven Sagas Of Silverbeard comic currently seeking funding on Kickstarter – has reportedly taken over the latest episode of the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast. Luckily, it seems he didn’t quite get the chance to do an interview, Not the Nine O’Clock News, “Gerald theContinue reading Lakes Festival Podcast taken over by gorillas!

Recording a scene of "Space Command". Image: CBC

Radio Luxembourg’s “Dan Dare” – an unexpected Canadian Connection!

downthetubes continues to track down Dan Dare-related items of ephemera and interest. One unexpected discovery is that the theme tune for the Radio Luxembourg Dan Dare radio show was also used for the 1950’s SF show Space Command, whose regular cast included a young James Doohan, better known as Star Trek‘s Montgomery “Scotty” Scott. WrittenContinue reading Radio Luxembourg’s “Dan Dare” – an unexpected Canadian Connection!