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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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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