Awesome Comics Podcast spotlights Rob Jones and Madius Comics

Awesome Comics Podcast Episode 13: Rob JonesThe latest episode of the Awesome Comics Podcast features Rob Jones, one of the evil geniuses behind new small press publisher Madius Comics, who joins Vince Hunt, Dan Butcher and Tony Esmond to talk about their current and upcoming titles, the amazing crop of creators he’s worked with, what its like to publish a bazillion titles at once, lettering comics and so much more!

In their usual fashion the boys also review some great indie titles and talk about appropriate pricing for comics. Dan talks about push ups and being the body double for Sly Stallone in Over The Top. Tony is chuffed as punch for having his name put on a bar in the Marvel Universe and Vince is attacked on all sides for using the phrase ‘Guys and Gals.’

Plus, don’t miss their competition, where you can win goodies signed by Alan Moore! Listen now and find out more!

Mentioned in this episode are: Rob Jones, Madius Comics, Papercuts and Inkstains, 50Signal, Ramlock Investigates, Average Joe, Christian Wildgoose, Lead Ache Comics, Adult Magazine, HP Lovecraft Literary Podcast, HP Lovecraft Anthology, Exit Generation, Sam Read, Sexcastle, Monkeysquad One, A Place to Hang Your Cape, Pipedream Comics, London Comic Mart, Leamington Comic Con, Nottingham Comic Con, Lakes International Comics Art Festival, Superhero Comics Contest, The Unmentionables, Punisher: Born, Zak Simmonds-Hurn, Monstrosity, Hot Stuff Comic, Gonzo Cosmic, and Amelia Cole

So if like small press comics, drinking stories and dodgy 1970s television presenters why not pop over and have a listen!

• You can find all the episodes so far by searching for The Awesome Comics Podcast on iTunes or go to The Awesome Comics Podbean – or simply listen right here!

• You can also follow their antics on Facebook at 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

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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