Amazing Comics Podcast Episode 55: Matt Rooke

Awesome Comics Podcast Episode 55: Matt Rooke and Bubbles O’Seven

Amazing Comics Podcast Episode 55: Matt RookeThe Awesome Comics Podcast Episode 55, features Matt Rooke, co-creator of Apes ‘n’ Capes, and brings you the lowdown on some talking comics … and apes!

Matt Rooke, the artist behind Apes ‘n’ Capes and the brand new primate spy adventure Bubbles O’Seven joins the gang, talking about the brilliant new book, collaborating with Grainne McEntee, his influences and why its easier to draw monkeys rather than people. Theres also talk of James Bond, genre over saturation, the useless pop art excuse for stealing sequential art, the Vagina Monologues, Chevy Chase cocaine stories and so much more.

Also, presenters Dan Butcher is a birthday boy, Vince Hunt makes a spectacular verbal mistake and Tony Esmond desperately wants to go to the theatre.

Plus another competition – and it’s one that you’ll definitely need to be paying attention for!

Mentioned in this episode are: Matt Rooke, Bubbles O’Seven, Apes ‘n’ Capes, Bounce Comics, Daemon, Maik Hassenbank, At the Mountains of Madness, I N J Culbard, Self Made Hero, Boxes, Todd Oliver, Tokyo Ghost, Sean Gordon Murphy, Veripathy, Andy Poyagi, Stranger Things, Deep Sleeper, Space Captain 3 Kickstarter

• Follow Matt Rooke on Twitter @articulatebear

• Follow Bounce Comics on Twitter @bouncecomics

• Listen to the podcast right here (please note, some adult language throughout)

• Let the guys know what you think! Email: awesomecomicspod@gmail.com

• Facebook: facebook.com/awesomecomicspodcast

• Twitter: @theawesomepod | Vince: @jesterdiablo | Dan: @Vanguardcomic | Tony: @Ezohyez

• Got some small press and self published stuff you want the ACP team to check out? Drop them a line at tony.awesomecomicspod@gmail.com

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John Freeman

The founder of downthetubes, John describes himself as is a "freelance comics operative", working as an editor, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. John has worked in British comics publishing for over 30 years. His credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine at Marvel UK and Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine at Titan Magazines. He also edited STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics, including Team M.O.B.I.L.E. and The Beatles Story. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare” for Tian Books. 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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