Sunday 14 July 2024

268: Junker

Rob Ellis joins the book club to make the case for Junker by Michael Fleisher, John Ridgway and Tim Perkins. This episode was recorded at Lawless 2024, see you at next year's convention.

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Sunday 30 June 2024

267: When Judges Go Bad

I met up with Giles Wright at the Lawless convention to discuss another eclectic mix of Judge Dredd stories from some masters of the form. We talk about how Dredd's world reflects our own concerns about policing, and then take some time to run through the highlights of Lawless. This collection is out of print but it is available digitally from that place.

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Sunday 23 June 2024

266: Pat Mills

Pat Mills!  The creator of 2000AD and so much more joins me to discuss his book Pageturners and his advice for creators who want to follow in his mighty footsteps. We also talk about his own first comic book reading experiences, and his latest and upcoming projects. You can buy a copy from the Millsverse Gumroad shop, and follow Pat on his Iconoblast substack.

Thanks to book clubber Tony Esmond for his help setting up this interview.

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Sunday 16 June 2024

265: The Bojeffries Saga

Richard Sheaf returns to the book club at the Lawless convention in Bristol to discuss the wonderful Bojeffries Saga by Alan Moore and Steve Parkhouse.

You can find Richard's blog at BoysAdventureComics.blogspot.com including his entries about Steve Parkhouse and his Bruno Brooks cover. There's also his entry about the Bojeffries Saga, and head over to The Book Palace to bask in the wonders of the books that Richard helps out with.

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Sunday 9 June 2024

264: Madame Web and Furiosa

Conrad and I have been to the movies and we have thoughts about the lows of Madame Web and the heights of Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga. Mild spoilers for Madame Web.

If you have a film double bill for the film club please get in touch. And head to SpaceSpinner2000.com for more great stuff as the boys are back in town!

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Sunday 2 June 2024

263: Firekind

Ashley Baker joins me from Japan to discuss one of the lesser known classics from the prog in the 1990s. Follow us into the world of John Smith and Paul Marshall's Firekind, and get your copy from the 2000AD store. Also if you need Japanese translation services contact akt.honyaku@gmail.com

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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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