Sunday, 25 June 2017

Mega City Book Club 36: Oz


Terry Mack joins me from the southern hemisphere to discuss the mega epic from the middle part of the Chopper saga. We're off to the wonderful world of Oz. Dredd tackles the Judda, and Supersurf 10 is go!

You can read Oz in the Hachette Mega collection, or in case files volume 11.

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Sunday, 11 June 2017

Mega City Book Club 35: The Apocalypse War

Mr Jim Moon travels from the great library of dreams to the book club and brings with him the Dredd epic to end all epics.

Check out Jim's fabulous podcast about all forms of weird fictions, Hypnogoria.

And get your copy of the Apocalypse War in Case Files volume 5,  or in the Hachette collection hardback.

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Sunday, 28 May 2017

Mega City Book Club 34: The Tale of One Bad Rat

Owen Watts follows a 2000AD creator off piste with an Eisner award winning book by Bryan Talbot, a tale of one young woman overcoming a history of abuse through the power of art, the English Lakes, and the kindness of strangers.

Check out the 2000AD forums art competitions here, or on Facebook. And you can check out Owen's own podcasts on Mixcloud.

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Sunday, 14 May 2017

Mega City Book Club 33: Strontium Dog

Steve Green, the co-director of the upcoming Strontium Dog fanfilm: Search Destroy, brings along the first volume of Johnny Alpha and Wulf's adventures to the book club.

Pick up your copy at the 2000AD online store.

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Sunday, 30 April 2017

Mega City Book Club 32: Strontium Dog audio dramas

Brian Doob from the British Invaders science fiction podcast is my guest and he's thought outside the box and chosen two splendid Strontium Dog full cast audios from Big Finish. Check out Brian's new Hooked on Bond podcast.

You can find the 2000AD audio range at BigFinish.com or audiobooks.com.

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Sunday, 16 April 2017

Mega City Book Club 31: Too Cool to Kill


Matthew Ellis converts me to the cult of Nikolai Dante with the first volume of his swashbuckling adventures. Bojemoi!

All eleven Dante collections are available from the 2000AD online store.

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Sunday, 2 April 2017

Mega City Book Club 30: The Art of Judge Dredd


I welcome back Pete Wells, the P-WLS covers uncovered droid himself, for his third visit to the book club. And this time he's brought along an absolute stonker of an art book covering Dredd's covers from the first 35 years of 2000AD. It's our longest episode yet with a few audio problems for which my apologies.

Buy the Art of Judge Dredd from the 2000ADonline store. Listen to Pete on the Megacast podcast and find his covers uncovered blog on 2000ADonline.com

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Sunday, 19 March 2017

Mega City Book Club 29: The Gothic Empire

Luke Williams, who posts as Seth73 on the ECBT2000AD blog, is my guest to discuss book 4 of Nemesis the Warlock by Pat Mills, Kevin O'Neill and Bryan Talbot, with some pretty big spoilers along the way.

Check out Luke's potted histories of key 2000AD characters on the ECBT site. And buy your copy of the complete Nemesis the Warlock voulme 1 from the 2000AD online store.

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Sunday, 5 March 2017

Mega City Book Club 28: Charley's War

Art droid Mark Sexton joins me in that London pub to discuss one of the absolute classics of British comics history, Charley's War by Pat Mills and Joe Colquhoun.

You can find a full listing of Mark's comics work on is ComicBookDB page. Charley's War is available in ten lovely hardbacks from Titan books.

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Sunday, 26 February 2017

Mega City Book Club 27: 40 years of 2000AD

I took my digital recorder to the 40th anniversary festival in London and played at being a comics journalist. Listen in as some of the creators, staff and fans of 2000AD discuss the highlights of the day and their favourite moments from 40 years of 2000AD.

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Sunday, 19 February 2017

Mega City Book Club 26: D.R. & Quinch

Adam Murdough from the Comic Geek Speak podcast is my guest to discuss some madcap hilarity from the Moore and Davis droids. Tearaway teens with terrible thermonuclear weapons!

Buy your copy of D.R. & Quinch's adventures at the 2000AD store.

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Sunday, 5 February 2017

Mega City Book Club 25: Thrill-Power Overload

Be prepared for thrill-power galore as I'm joined by David Bishop himself to discuss his history of the first thirty years of the Galaxy's greatest comic, and the new updated version produced with Karl Stock for the 40th birthday.

Check out all of David's other books including his companion guide to Morse and Endeavour on his amazon author page.

And head to the 2000AD shop for your copy of the new version of Thrill-Power Overload.

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Sunday, 22 January 2017

Mega City Book Club 24: Captain Britain

I've persuaded Duncan Nimmo to take us slightly off topic as we discuss a book by two of Tharg's greatest droids. Listen in for madcap mutants, a terrfying monster, and a British super-hero whose heart is in the right place even though his brain sometimes lags behind.

You can find Duncan's work for Futurequake press here, including his recent Judge Anderson strip.

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Sunday, 8 January 2017

Mega City Book Club 23: The Taxidermist


Steve Longdon is my guest in the book club to discuss some madcap adventures from Mega-City One in The Taxidermist. You can see Steve's Judge Minty commission by Cliff Robinson here, and his PJ Holden piece here.

The Taxidermist is available both from the 2000AD online store, and from the Hachette Mega Collection.

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