Sunday, 1 August 2021

161: The Life and Death of Johnny Alpha

Rob Foster joins me from Canada to discuss the return of Johnny Alpha in The Project and Dogs of War. We discuss great work by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra, as well as chatting about resurrecting comic book characters, and who is the best Strontium Dog sidekick.

Check out Rob's collection on ComicArtFans, and get your copies of these two trades from the 2000AD store.

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


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Sunday, 18 July 2021

160: Thistlebone

Tony Esmond is back in the book club with the 2000AD folk horror of Thistlebone. Check out his work at Never Iron Anything, and on the Tribute Press site, and the Awesome Comics Podcast.

Get your copy of T.C.Eglinton and Simon Davis' lovely hardback book from the 2000AD 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, 4 July 2021

159: Zenith phase 2

David Grice returns to the book club to continue our journey through Zenith. This time it's Phase 2 and a very James Bond style romp from Grant Morrison and Steve Yeowell. Get your copy from the 2000AD store.

And please contact the Samaritans if you need someone to talk to.

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


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Sunday, 20 June 2021

158: The Thirteenth Floor vol 2

Peter Adamson from the Where Eagles Dare podcast is back to continue our exploration of The Thirteenth Floor by Wagner, Grant & Ortiz. There are dark horrors to be found in Max's virtual nightmares.

Go to the Lawless covention website to see Peter and Phillip Vaughan's interview with Pat Mills and Ian Kennedy.

And head to the 2000AD store for your copy of the book.

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, 6 June 2021

157: Journey into Hell

 

Distinguished man of letters Jim Campbell joins me to discuss a classic story from the first year of Strontium Dog. He also takes me through some of the basics of comic book lettering from the 1970s to today, including how he did the re-lettering on the first volume of the Rebellion Charley's War collections.

You can donate to the Justgiving page for Dave Evans here, or check out the forum tribute thread here.

Check out Jim's lettering website, or the Nate Piekos resources on Blambot. And you can read Journey into Hell in the first Agency Files collection.

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Sunday, 23 May 2021

156: Slaine the King

Jules Boyle returns to the book club with the third volume of Slaine's adventures, and to talk about Glenn Fabry's wonderful art which includes an image of Jules himself in the Slaine the King story.

Check out Jules' writing about horror movies at the Big Comic Page and on the We Belong Dead site. And get your copy of Slaine the King from the 2000AD store.

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Sunday, 9 May 2021

155: Bad Company

 

Roland Ungoed-Thomas returns to the book club with the classic Bad Company by Milligan, Ewins and McCarthy. And we get to discuss some of the genetic history of the strip and future war stories from the pages of 2000AD

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