Sunday, 10 June 2018

68: Sandman - A Game of You

My daughter Jenny is back in the book club to follow Neil Gaiman and Bryan Talbot into the world of the Sandman, and the fifth collected volume, A Game of You, which allows us to pick up on some of the interesting issues about representation in comics that we started in our Halo Jones chat.

You can find the Autostraddle article Jenny references here. And A Game of You is available from all good comic and book shops.

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Sunday, 27 May 2018

67: Otto Sump



I caught up with Rachael Bullmore on free comic book day to chat about a digest collection of Otto Sump stories and to glory in the wonders of Ron Smith's art.

Look out for a Hachette collection hardback which includes all the Sump stories, or check out Case Files 3, 4, 6 and 8 from the 2000AD online store.

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Sunday, 13 May 2018

66: Doctor Who and the Iron Legion

Brian Doob from the British Invaders science fiction podcast is my return guest and he's chosen a great collection of Doctor Who stories by Pat Mills, John Wagner, Dave Gibbons and Steve Moore.

The Panini edition is still available through all good bookstores and you can also track down the IDW coloured versions.

Check out Brian's other podcast Hooked on Bond and his essay in the upcoming Children of Time book about the Doctor's companions.

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Sunday, 6 May 2018

65: 2000AD Top Tens

A very short bonus episode to do some housekeeping and to ask you to submit your top ten Judge Dredd stories, and also your top ten non Dredd 2000AD stories to MCBCpodcast@gmail.com so that we can compile our book club list of the best of the best. You are the academy of law and your vote counts!

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Sunday, 29 April 2018

64: Tour of Duty: The Backlash

Santiago Mayaud joins me down the line from Buenos Aires to discuss a huge turning point in the history of Judge Dredd, backed up by some great art from the pick of the current artist droids.

You can find Santi's history of female Judges in Mega-City One here, check out all his work for Zarjaz and Dogbreath, and his new work on Filthy Sleeves Studios.

And get your copy of The Backlash from the 2000AD online store.

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Sunday, 15 April 2018

63: Mek Files vol 2

I met up with Julius Howe in a musical London pub to discuss the second volume of the Mek Files and the subject of artwork collecting. The audio quality is not up to my usual standard (apologies) but the discussion is fun.

Check out Julius' Inky Fingers podcast about original comic book artwork, and buy your copy of the Mek Files from the 2000AD online store.

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Sunday, 1 April 2018

62: P.J.Maybe

Pete Wells is back, and he's brought a collection of stories about that constant thorn in Dredd's side, P.J.Maybe. There are spoilers along the way as we admire John Wagner's writing and artwork by a host of Tharg's finest droids.

Get your copy at the 2000AD online store, or the Hachette version. And check out Pete's 2000AD covers uncovered blog.

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