Awesome Comics Podcast Catch Up: Creating Comics with Stuart John McCune and Sara Dunkerton

Awesome Comics Podcast 59 Awesome Comics Podcast 60: Sara Dunkerton

Two Awesome Comic Podcasts in one post? This can only mean I’m risking presenter and fellow DTT contributor Tony Esmond coming round with his electro-bat… Here’s the skinny on tow great chats about creating comics, with S.J. McCune, creator of Monlogue and Sara Dunkerton, co-creator of MULP: Spectre of the Sun.

In ACP 59, listen to Stuart John McCune, creator of titles like City War, Delta and recently released Monologue joins the podcast crew to talk about his unique book, his art process and more. Theres talk of good times at small events, avoiding movie reviews, the three amigos get recommended books they might like and theres segways firing off in all directions. Theres also some brilliant books that demand your attention, Golden Girls trivia, everyone picks a character or series that they would like to reboot and #Millarwatch begins. Plus Vince gets ripped into over his pitch question, Dan begins speeding up his outré and Tony tells us where he washes.

Mentioned in this episode are: SJ McCune, Monologue and Milicent Barnes Comics, Offlife, Morning Glories, Nick Spencer, Sleep Tight, Anthea West, Murder by Remote Control, Steven Ingram, Left, Blurred Lines Comics, Hino Hideshi, Blodshot Deluxe HC and Terror Assaulter

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Sara Dunkerton, artist of MULP: Sceptre of the Sun joins Vince Hunt and Tony Esmind in ACP 60 to talk about the anthropomorphic adventure series, her influences and con experiences, the difference in anthropamorphic styles and so much more.

With Dan Butcher away, the trio step up and talk about all kinds of subjects, from television adaptions, what animal would make the best doctor, the latest news in #Millarwatch; plus Sara casts the hosts as animals, Vince pronounces a name wrong and Tony asks important questions from the start.

Mentioned in this episode are: Sara Dunkerton, Matt Gibbs, MULP, Improper Books, Hilda, No Brow Press, Space Captain, Chris Baldie, Wilds End: First Light, I N J Culbard, 100 Times, Katie Fleming, Blacksad, Beasts of Burden and Mouse Guard

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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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