Awesome Comics Podcast Episode 64 – Shaky Kane, Chris Baker and Last Driver

Awesome Comics Podcast Episode 64 - Shaky Kane, Chris Baker and Last DriverThe Awesome Comics Podcast gang go apocalyptic and off the rails this week, as they talk Last Driver with Chris Baker and Brit comics legend Shaky Kane.

There’s chat about the inspiration for Frank Sudden and his road trip adventure, Shaky’s previous work and the shocking plans he has for his old original pages, someone orders a chinese takeaway, John Carpenter talk, Alan Moore talk, kickstarter discussion and so much more. This show is jam packed!

Plus, host Vince Hunt struggles on with a cold, Dan Butcher announces some big Vanguard news (his own, brilliant comics project) and Tony Esmond finds a new best friend after discovering someone who also owns Doll Man vs Demonic Toys.

Mentioned in this episode are: Last Driver, Dead Canary Comics, Shaky Kane, Grey Area: Our Town, Tim Bird, Last Sheriff 3, Reckless Hero, Chris Jenkins, Chris Imber, The Corpse Walker, Trav Hart, Paper Girls, Curia Regis, Robin Pierce, The Fix, Vanguard on Spider Forest and True Believers Interview.

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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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