Awesome Comics Podcast Episode 36: Pat Mills

Pat Mills - 2014

It’s an epic show this week, as Vince Hunt, Dan Butcher and Tony Esmond are joined by British comics titan Pat Mills on the Awesome Comics Podcast – and boy, do they all have one hell of a time.

The conversation goes far and wide as the guys talk about tales of 2000AD, the lore and legends of Slaine, Pats unique take of superheroes in the cult classic Marshal Law and the untapped mine of gems that is the European graphic novel market. Thats only the tip of the iceberg too. Seriously, theres so many great stories and fantastic knowledge jammed into this episode it might give you a nosebleed! Plus, as always, theres also some great books and events you need to check out too, so get yourself comfortable and soak in 2 hours plus of awesome comic book conversation!

Mentioned in this episode are:  Pat MillsMillsverseFutureshock! The story of 2000AD, Matt Smith, John Hicklenton  BellardanelliRebellion Publishing, DefoeSlaineGlenn FabrySimon DavisThe Brutania Chronicles Volume 2The Táin: Translated from the Old Irish Epic Táin Bó Cúailnge, Marshal LawKevin O’Neil, Nemesis the Warlock, Spain Rodriguez, Requiem Vampire Knight, Valerian, Cinebooks, Comixology, Commando Comics, Centrala, Friends, K Michael Russell Colouring Tutorials, Aaargh! It’s War: The Best War Comic ArtStory by Robert McKeePipedream 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 www.awesomecomics.podbean.com. You can also follow their antics on Facebook at www.facebook.com/theawesomecomicspodcast or on Twitter @theawesomepod

• If you have a small press book that you think the guys would like then why not send it into them at tony.awesomecomicspod@gmail.com

• If you love the ACP Intro/Outro music, then check out the brilliant Chad Fifer and more of his musical badassery at www.chadfifer.bandcamp.com

• Follow Vince @jesterdiablo| Dan @Vanguardcomic | Tony @Ezohyez

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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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