Alex Paknadel talks “Immortal Hulk”, Octobriana secrets revealed in latest Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast

Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 94- “An Anthology of Creators #1

This week’s Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast, hosted by Ian Loxam and Nicole Bates, features not one, not two but three separate interviews with comic creators.

First up is Alex Paknadel, on the podcast for the second time, to discuss how life has been since he was last on the show. He discusses his feelings on writing for Marvel, as well as talking about The Immortal Hulk – Time of Monsters, which launched just this week from the US publisher, co-written with Al Ewing and David Vaughan, with art by Juan Ferreyra.

Immortal Hulk: Time of Monsters (2021) #1

Next comes Stu Taylor, who discusses his current Kickstarter comic project Octobriana With Love: 50th Anniversary Special., which has hit target, but thee’s still time to back it. Ocotbriana is a 64-page anthology comic featuring art by Marguerite Sauvage, Stephanie Phillips, N. Steven Harris, Andy Belanger, Simon Fraser, Marc Laming and more, centring on the cult underground Russian heroine. Stu gives us the history of the character, talks about his work with Games Workshop and excites us with information on this new 50th anniversary special.

Octobriana With Love Cover A by Marguerite Sauvage
Octobriana With Love Cover A by Marguerite Sauvage

Finally, there’s a chat with Fraser Campbell, who’s currently kickstarting the first collection of indie fan favourite series Alex Automatic. The story follows the super spy adventures of Alex, who has been subjected to a series of illegal experiments to enhance his abilities.

Alex Automatic Volume One by Fraser Campbell
Octobriana With Love Cover A by Marguerite Sauvage

Tom Stewart reviews the latest in the brilliant Dunce series by Jens K Styve, entitled Dunce Good Boy of the Year, currently on Kickstarter, plus Ian and Nicole have a gander at the latest guests announced for the Lakes Festival. Tickets go on sale soon.

• Check out the Lakes International Comic Art Festival Podcast Episode 94- “An Anthology of Creators #1” here

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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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