Sunday 19 May 2024

262: Captain Carrot and his Amazing Zoo Crew!

Keith Richardson is the senior graphic novels editor at Rebellion and the editor of Monster Fun. We take a break from classic British comics to divert into the wonderful world of funny animals with Captain Carrot and his Amazing Zoo Crew. And then we catch up with some exciting current and upcoming releases from the Treasury of British Comics.

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Wednesday 8 May 2024

261: Ten years of Lawless

I spoke to Su Haddrell about her work organising the superb Lawless convention for the last ten years. This year's event is on May 25-26th at the Doubletree Hilton in Bristol. Find tickets at Lawlesscomiccon.co.uk and also support this year's charity at Rewriting.earth.

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Sunday 5 May 2024

260: Concrete Surfer

Sloe Smycz joins me from Warsaw to discuss reading British comics in Poland, and to focus on a fascinating mix of skateboarding and Pat Mills' politics from the pages of Jinty. We talk about Pat's involvement in creating Jinty and writing this story, and the wonderful black and white artwork by Christine Ellingham.

Check out the Warsaw Avangarda organisation, the Basilisk convention, their fortnightly TTRPG group, and head to Sloe's Instagram to see their own work and creations.

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Sunday 21 April 2024

259: Codename Warlord

Colin Maxwell is a comic book creator who writes for Commando comics, and he joins the book club to discuss a recent collection of a classic story from DC Thomson in the 1970s. Find Colin at Maximised Comics and on Instagram.

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Sunday 14 April 2024

258: Father of the British Graphic Novel

Alan Fisher returns to talk me through Bryan Talbot's memoir which he helped design, and to tell me about the new Johnny Alpha statue which you can still buy from Fish Collectibles. Also check out Keith Gainham's Strontium Dog page on Facebook.

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Sunday 7 April 2024

257: Tara Togs

The comic artist Stref AKA Stephen White joins me to discuss the Comic Scene kickstarter for his new graphic novel Tara Togs: The Silence of Unicorns. Follow the link for the kickstarter, find Stephen on his website, instagram and the Tara Togs Facebook page.

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Sunday 31 March 2024

256: Runaway and E.T.

Troy Martin joins the film club to explore 2000AD connections with the Tom Selleck robot movie Runaway, and then to ask whether Skizz is better than E.T. the Extra-terrestial.

You can find Conrad at SpaceSpinner2000.com and check out Troy's comics work at Sweet Nightmares Media, and find him on his fitness site TMfitness.co.uk

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