Sunday, 4 December 2022

207: Shamballa

Paul Deadeye joins the book club to discuss Cassandra Anderson's adventures in Shamballa. And we talk about Paul's friendship with the late Alan Grant, and Alan's great legacy as a writer, editor, and mentor to so many in the comics industry.

Grab a copy from the 2000AD store and listen to the audiobook from Penguin Random House audio.

Check out Paul's model work in the 1977-2000AD Facebook group and contact him there if you are interested in collaborating on his new comic.

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Music used in this episode is Circuit Breaker by the artist Robodub.


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Sunday, 20 November 2022

206: Captain Condor

David Robertson from That Comic Smell podcast takes me through a recent release from Hibernia Comics and the life and works of artist Brian Lewis.

Check out David's own Fred Egg comics at his BigCartel store.

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

Music used in this episode is Circuit Breaker by the artist Robodub.


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Sunday, 6 November 2022

205: The Last American

Luke Williams is back to guide me through the post-apocalyptic landscape of The Last American by Wagner, Grant and McMahon. Get your copy from the 2000AD store.

And please check out Luke's own writing on the Comic Scene, Down the Tubes, and the ECBT2000AD sites.

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, 23 October 2022

204: Brothers of the Blood

Giles Wright is back with another eclectic selection of Dredd stories. And these tell us a lot about the different aspects of Joe's character as reflected in his extended family members.

Get your copy from the 2000AD store.

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Sunday, 9 October 2022

203: Judge Dredd Vs Aliens: Incubus

Graham Cannon joins me in the Peterborough Close Encounters comic shop to discuss that time when pesky Xenomorphs arrived in Mega-City One. And we get to discuss what makes a great crossover in comics.

You can read this story in Case Files 36, or in the digital version of the Predator vs Aliens collection. And you can find Graham's Alien story if you can track down a copy of Zarjaz 39.

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Sunday, 25 September 2022

202: Terror Behind the Bamboo Curtain

Matthew Ellis joins me in a somewhat noisy London box room to discuss an obscure comic from the first 12 issues of Battle Picture Weekly. We get to talk about early plot reveals, the differences between boys' and girls' comics from the 1970s, handling problematic racial stereotypes, and other difficulties with collecting comics from this period. Note: I did what I could with the background noise on this episode but there are a lot of sirens in London!

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Sunday, 11 September 2022

201: Childhood's End

Space Spinner 2000 takes us to Mars as Conrad Leiden returns with the further adventures of Judge Anderson from Psi Division. Spoiler alert early on for a big character reveal in this story.

This episode was recorded before the sad passing of Alan Grant, stay tuned for a book club tribute to Alan later in the year.

Tune in to Space Spinner 2000 and the Big Meg One wherever you get your podcasts. You can find the Childhood's End story in Psi Files volume 2

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