Sunday, 22 November 2020

136: Providence

Max Lieberman joins me all the way from Portland, Oregon to discuss a challenging take on the H.P.Lovecraft mythos by Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows.

Content note: this comic includes a depiction of rape and we discuss the difficult issue of sexual violence in Alan Moore's comics. We also talk about Lovecraft's racism and his other deplorable opinions.

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Sunday, 8 November 2020

135: The Misty & Scream Special

Mr Jim Moon from Hypnogoria.com is back with a review of this year's Misty & Scream special and the spooktacular thrills within. We also chat about his many podcasts and some upcoming projects he has planned.

Get your copy of the Misty & Scream specials, including the Winter special from the 2000AD store.

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Sunday, 25 October 2020

134: Rok the God

 

Tony Esmond has escaped from The Village and brought along the new book from John Wagner, Alan Grant, Dan Cornwell, Abby Bulmer, Jim Boswell and Jim Campbell. We also talk about Kickstarter and the pros and cons of crowd funding an independent comic.

Find Tony’s own comics at Tribute Press, listen in to the Awesome Comics podcast, and join in the fun on his Never Iron Anything blog and podcast.

You can get your copy of Rok the God from www.rokofthereds.com

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Sunday, 11 October 2020

133: Strontium Dog in Starlord

James McMurtry is my guest to discuss a fabulous new collection of the Strontium Dog stories from Starlord. Get your copy from the 2000AD store, and check out James' music at Soundcloud for The Sotonian and My Life in England.

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Sunday, 27 September 2020

132: The Boys

Garry Hill returns to the virtual book club with the dark side of superheroics in Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson's The Boys. Please come and join the 2000AD Eastern Contingent on Facebook (or email me if you don't do Facebook). Also check out the 1977-2000AD group for the friendliest group of fans on the internet.

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Sunday, 13 September 2020

131: Rico Dredd, the Titan Years

 

After 130 episode I've finally got Judge Dredd's number one super-fan John Burdis on the show to discuss a compilation of three Rico Dredd novels by Michael Carroll.

We also discuss his Cellar of Dredd blog, the ECBT2000AD podcast, and the Southern contingent meetings on Facebook.

Get your copy of Rico Dredd, The Titan Years from the 2000AD store.

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Sunday, 30 August 2020

130: Doomlord

 

Phillip Vaughan from the University of Dundee is my guest to discuss the history of the new Eagle comic and a collection of Doomlord and the Deathlords of Nox from the Hibernia comics imprint. Get your copy from David McDonald's Comicsy store.

And also check out the Dundee comics creative space, and Phillip's Comic Scene podcast series.

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