Awesome Comics Podcast Episode 35: Alfie Gallagher 

Awesome Comics Podcast Episode 35: Alfie GallagherAfter a few weeks of con fever, artist extraordinaire Alfie Gallagher joins Vince Hunt, Dan Butcher and Tony Esmond to talk about his three-issue series Charlatan Tales, his work and influences and the exciting projects he’s got coming next.

The gang also discuss events using the term Comic Con that have no comics, have a nice little reminisce about London Super Comic Con (including Dan and Tony’s Mike Zeck moment) and so much more!

Plus there’s more amazing books for you to check out, Dan continues to recover from LSCC, Vince briefly loses his rag and Tony genuinely uses the term ‘dig it’.

Mentioned in this episode are: Alfie Gallagher, Alfie’s Artwork, Charlatan Tales, Zarjaz, Aces Weekly, Ryan K. Lindsey, Chernobyl: The Zone, Centrala, The Book of Fey,, Sian Jefferson, Knockout, SkyWolf, Sinners, Simon Birks, Roy Huteson Stewart, Fanzine Download Site, Save Our Souls Magazine, Wheres North From Here?, Marc Laming Sketchbook Druid InvestigationsAttic Studios, Van Nim, Phil Barratt, Pipedream ComicsA Place to Hang Your Cape and Down the Tubes

• Listen to the Podcast right here! (WARNING – may well contain some adult language)

• Every single episode of the Awesome Comics Podcast is listed right here on downthetubes

• You can find all the episodes so far by searching for The Awesome Comics Podcast on iTunes or go to You can also follow their antics on Facebook at or on Twitter @theawesomepod

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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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