Get the sherbets out and It’s the Awesome Comic Podcast‘s first convention special folks! Vince Hunt and Tony Esmond discuss their time at Thought Bubble Festival 2015 (unfortunately Dan couldn’t make it), give shout outs to the lovely people they met and have some on-the-floor interviews with some of the awesome talents that were there.
It’s also the debut of Awesome Pod Convention contributor Emily Owen, who everyone will be hearing a lot more of very soon! Its worth listening to, just to see that the ACP crew didn’t completely fudge up their attempts at interviews this time.
Mentioned in this episode are: Thought Bubble 2015, Emily Owen, Tillie Walden, I Love This Part, PJ Montgomery, Stiffs, Trolltooth Wars, Shaun Dobie, Descending Outlands, Mike Medaglia, One Year Wiser, Ned Hartley, Punchface, Brett Uren, Torsobear: Volume 2, Chris Travell, Redshift Press, Leah Moore, Electricomics, Joe Glass, The Pride, Madius Comics, Mike Stock, Mike Garley, Andy Clift, Andy Bloor, Midnight Man, Chris Sides, Whispering Sands and Gavin Mitchell.
• Listen to the episode right here, or 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
• 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
The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. He is currently editor of Star Trek Explorer, published by Titan – his third tour of duty on the title originally titled Star Trek Magazine.
Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Babylon 5 Magazine, and more. 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 “Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies” for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.