Awesome Comic Podcast probes Tom Ward, co-creator of Merrick the Sensational Elephantman

Awesome Comics Podcast 2: Tom WardJoin Vince Hunt, Tony Esmond and Dan butcher and the Awesome Comics Podcast‘s first ever special guest, writer Tom Ward (co-creator of Merrick: The Sensational Elephantman), to find out more about his critically acclaimed series.

The team also talk about controversial artwork thievery, working on Kickstarter campaigns, filthy sound effects, dinosaur surgeons, Michael Jackson, drugs and the Golden Girls – how can you miss out on a show like that?!

It’s comics podcasting… on acid!

Mentioned on this episode are: Merrick The Sensational Elephantman, The Watchful Sea, Dust Piggies, Chunks, Silver, Dark Planet Comics, The Private Eye, Stand on Guard, Super Helden Comics, Wart, Doc Dino, the Nottingham Comic Con, the British Comic Awards, You Chew I Spew, The Witch and the Prince, Johnny Saturn, Eimurian Tales, And then Emily was Gone, and Royal Descent

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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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