Sunday, 24 May 2020

121: Mach Zero

Conrad Leiden from the Space Spinner 2000 podcast makes a fourth appearance on the book club to talk about the second collected volume of MACH 1 stories, and the dark tragedy of MACH Zero. We also get very excited about the Action 2020 special, with an added Foxy bonus right at the end.

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Sunday, 10 May 2020

120: The 77

I'm joined by the Mighty One himself to discuss his time in the nerve centre, his novel the Sheerglam Conspiracy, and his work for The 77 comic. Then editor Ben Cullis tells me more about the creation of The 77 and their plans for future issues.

Contact Steve to buy a signed copy of The Mighty One or The Sheerglam Conspiracy, and get your copy of The 77 from GetMyComics.

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Sunday, 26 April 2020

119: Johnny Future

Rebellion's senior graphics novel editor, Keith Richardson, joins me on skype to discuss an overlooked gem he discovered in the Treasury of British Comics. We also chat about all the upcoming releases from the Treasury in 2020, and how the lockdown is affecting the comics industry.

Get your copy of Johnny Future from the 2000AD store and check out the specials bundle as well.

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Sunday, 12 April 2020

118: The Pit

2000AD superfan Stacey Dutton-Whittle is my guest to discuss a cracking Dredd epic from the middle of the much maligned 1990s. Join us if a spoiler free chat about The Pit. And get your copy from the 2000AD shop.

Check out Whittle Waffle on youtube and read Stacey's interview with a number of 2000AD droids about the best volume of Dredd to start reading with on the Games Radar site here. Also check out Mark Dutton-Whittle's Evil Dead blog Within the Woods.

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Sunday, 29 March 2020

117: The Trigan Empire

I'm joined by one of Tharg's top art-droids Chris Weston to discuss a fabulous new collection of The Trigan Empire by Mike Butterworth and Don Lawrence. We discuss Lawrence's superlative work and his lasting legacy as a great artist, mentor and teacher.

Get your copy of this wonderful book from the 2000AD store. And look out for those concept art pieces that Chris produced for a television version of Trigan Empire that never got to the screens.

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Sunday, 15 March 2020

116: The Final Solution

I took my mini recorder to a slightly noisy coffee shop in Cambridge to meet Tim Burnell and discuss a highly controversial story from the Strontium Dog canon. Along the way we discuss the fantastic contributions to the galaxy's greatest comic from Alan Grant, Simon Harrison and Colin MacNeil.

Get your copy of the Final Solution from the 2000AD online store. And check out the Fans of the Eastern Front meetups on Facebook.

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Sunday, 1 March 2020

115: Billy's Boots

The book club has gone football crazy (again). Richard Sheaf is my guest to discuss a Treasury of British Comics hardback collection of the first year's worth of Billy's Boots strips.

Check out Richard's fabulous blog including the list of all his published articles and his work on John Freeman's Down the Tubes site.

And get your copy of Billy's Boots from the 2000AD online store.

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