Awesome Comics Podcast – Convention and Creating Comics Bonanza!

Just when you turned your back, the Awesome Comics Podcast team slam home two episodes in quick succession, opening with a terrific round up of interviews from the True Believers Comic Festival!

Photo: Ferez Fee via True Believers Comic Festival Facebook Page
Photo: Ferez Fee via True Believers Comic Festival Facebook Page
Photo: DC Photos via True Believers Comic Festival Facebook Page
Photo: DC Photos via True Believers Comic Festival Facebook Page

Episode 187 is a Special ACP Edition coming (mostly) from the shop floor of True Believers 2019! There’s great interviews with creators who exhibited at the show, and back in Awesome HQ the gang – Dan Butcher, Tony Esmond and Vince Hunt – discuss the price of artwork and recommend some brilliant indie titles to check out!

Photo: Ferez Fee via True Believers Comic Festival Facebook Page
Photo: Ferez Fee via True Believers Comic Festival Facebook Page
Photo: Ferez Fee via True Believers Comic Festival Facebook Page
Photo: Ferez Fee via True Believers Comic Festival Facebook Page

Great stuff highlighted: True Believers Comic Festival, Comichaus, Horde Comics, Revenant, Vic Iddstar Hill, Steve Tanner, the Clockwork Cavalier Kickstarter, Cog Life Comics, Steve Sims, Beast Hunting Battle Badgers, Jamie Lambert, Dexter’s Half Dozen, Samuel George London, Beyond Milford Green Kickstarter, Shaun Dobie, Descending Outlands, Reckless Hero Comics, The Last Sheriff, Chris Sides, Chris Travell, Close and Romans vs Aliens.

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Episode 188 goes full punk rock, takes off the seatbelts and let the F bombs fly as the team ACP are joined by prolific comics writer James McCulloch (City of Lost Souls) to talk about writing indie comics!

Not only is there plenty of process talk, but there’s discussion of convention interactions, creativity as therapy, character creation, toilet habits, science fiction names, comics journalism and so much more. This one is a party episode with a side order of ‘grumpy old men’ – so buckle up!

Highlighted this episode – James McCulloch, The Forest The Chair and Those That Reside There, Dan Charnley, Transylvanian Knights, Jonny Cannon, City of Lost Souls, Janine Van Moosol, Stuart McCune, Cardiff Comics Carnival, Merrick the Sensational Elephantman, NPC TeaExit Stage Left: The Snagglepuss Chronicles, Plan A/Plan B, John Tucker, The Art of Dying, Europe Comics, Enforcer, Brian Funk and Artyom Trakhanov

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John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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