Better late than never, here’s our plug for the latest episode of the Awesome Comics Podcast, which is rapidly heading to its landmark half century of episodes!
This week, Monty Nero, creator of the acclaimed super powered comic Death Sentence joins the gang to talk about all things comics. He tells the team how the series came to be, what its like working with artists, his experiences with conventions all over the world and so much more!
There’s also chat about Frank Miller, Jack Kirby, Comica Comiket, and the books talked about this week are dark, twisted, fantastical, violent, abstract and all amazing.
Also theres talk of how cheap Vince Hunt is, Tony’s Double-Denim look and what body part Dan Butcher likes writing into things.
Plus – Emily Owen brings us the penultimate reading of the Awesome Games, and as we get closer to finding a winner, the action gets brutal. Who will survive this week? Listen now to find out!!
Mentioned in this episode are: Monty Nero, Death Sentence, Death Sentence: London, Mike Dowling, Martin Simmonds, How to Survive in the North, Luke Healy, No Brow Press, The Legend of Luther Strode, Tradd Moore, Justin Jordan, Land of the Witching Hour, Todd McCollugh, Sleeping Dogs, Cabal Comics, The Intercorstal, Gareth A Hopkins, The Intercorstal Kickstarter, Victorian Bare Knuckle League, Treehouse, Ashling Larkin
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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.