Sunday, 13 October 2019

104: The Dead Man

Art droid Mark Sexton joins me down the line from Oz to discuss an all time classic 2000AD story. Beware there are major spoilers within!

Check out Mark's impressive list of movies he has worked on, as well as his Barney profile. And get your copy of The Dead Man from the 2000AD online store.

And back the Rok the God kickstarter if you are listening in October 2019.

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Sunday, 29 September 2019

103: The Fall of Deadworld


On a sunny August morning I visited Huntington to run 5K and then popped into Niche comics to record an episode about the first volume of The Fall of Deadworld by Kek-W and Dave Kendall. Garry Hill tells me all about the book, about the wonders of Parkrun, the joys of an independent comic shop, and the upcoming first meeting of the 2000AD Eastern contingent.

Get your copy from the 2000AD online store, or from Niche comics themselves. You can find a list of episodes so far and all the upcoming books on the Facebook page, follow the podcast on Twitter, and on instagram, or email me comments and suggestions to MCBCpodcast@gmail.com
 

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Sunday, 15 September 2019

102: Dice Man

Brett Harris joins me down the line from Oz to introduce me to the gaming and artistic delights of 2000AD’s Dice Man. Along the way we discuss the multiple talents of Pat Mills and the cartooning genius of Hunt Emerson.

And check out Brett’s reviews on the Geek Syndicate website along with his interview with Dave Gibbons.

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Sunday, 1 September 2019

101: Invasion 1984

My guest is Stephen "Buttonman" Watson, the master of the letters to Tharg database, and he's picked a marvellous bit of Space Invaders action from the pages of Battle comic.

Find out which prog your letter or artwork was published in by consulting the Beast, or join in the fun on the forum LettersEntertainYou thread.

And get your copy of Invasion 1984! from the 2000AD store.

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Sunday, 18 August 2019

100: The Man from Nowhere


Episode 100! And I'm joined by my guest from the very first episode, Simon Belmont, to discuss the classic adventures of Dan Dare in a collected edition from 1979. Huge thanks to all my guests and contributors so far and please stay tuned for the next 100 episodes.

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Sunday, 4 August 2019

99: Hook Jaw

Liam Dempsey from the trek-tastic Spocklight podcast is my guest to discuss the controversial history of Action comic and the runaway success of the lead story, Hook Jaw. We boldly go where no killer great white shark has gone before.

You can still get your copy of the Titan collection, and also check out the sequel story by Si Spurier and Conor Boyle.

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Sunday, 21 July 2019

98: True Faith


I'm back in the Betsey Trotwood pub for my annual visit with Alex Frith of the Heroes of 2000AD blog, and we've got some very early Garth Ennis to discuss, as well as some thoughts about the British comic Crisis.

Track down a copy and let us know what you think about the reproduction of Warren Pleece's art, or if you want to review Preacher on the podcast.

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