Awesome Comics Podcast Episode 49 – Gareth A Hopkins and The Intercorstal

Awesome Comics Podcast Episode 49 - Gareth A Hopkins and The IntercorstalThis week, the Awesome Comics Podcast gang are joined by Gareth A Hopkins, the creator of the abstract sequential comic book The Intercorstal. He talks about how the creation of this unique book came to be, the creators who have have advised him, his experience helping out at LSCC and so much more. Theres also talk about Chewbacca Mom, Lancaster Comics Day and a whole bunch of brilliant comics get talked about. Plus Dan tells a nipple story, Vince undergoes more character assassination and Tony gets heat stroke.

Mentioned in this episode are: Gareth A Hopkins, The Intercorstal, The Intercorstal Kickstarter, Mantra, Chum, Ryan K Lindsay, Above the Clouds, Melissa Pagluica, Generous Bosom, Breakdown Press, Sleeping Dogs, Fraser Campbell, Southern Bastards and Firekind.

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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. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek 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.

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  1. In Preview: The Intercorstal 683 |
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