Sunday 14 April 2024

258: Father of the British Graphic Novel

Alan Fisher returns to talk me through Bryan Talbot's memoir which he helped design, and to tell me about the new Johnny Alpha statue which you can still buy from Fish Collectibles. Also check out Keith Gainham's Strontium Dog page on Facebook.

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Sunday 7 April 2024

257: Tara Togs

The comic artist Stref AKA Stephen White joins me to discuss the Comic Scene kickstarter for his new graphic novel Tara Togs: The Silence of Unicorns. Follow the link for the kickstarter, find Stephen on his website, instagram and the Tara Togs Facebook page.

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Sunday 31 March 2024

256: Runaway and E.T.

Troy Martin joins the film club to explore 2000AD connections with the Tom Selleck robot movie Runaway, and then to ask whether Skizz is better than E.T. the Extra-terrestial.

You can find Conrad at SpaceSpinner2000.com and check out Troy's comics work at Sweet Nightmares Media, and find him on his fitness site TMfitness.co.uk

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Sunday 24 March 2024

255: Sleeper

Tim Burnell returns to the book club with one of the earliest collaborations between Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips. We recorded this episode in the pub and it's a bit noisy. You can find Tim's own work in DUI #3 on the GlobalComix app and follow his ongoing art project @timotron1on Instagram.

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Sunday 10 March 2024

254: Big Dave

Peter McKinney joins the book club to help me tackle the most controversial strip in the history of the galaxy's greatest comic. It's time to talk about Big Dave by Grant Morrison, Mark Millar and Steve Parkhouse. You can find Peter's blog post about the comic at the Hindsight Hut. And the other two articles we mention are by Colin Smith on Sequart and by Will Cooling archived at the Web Archive.

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Sunday 25 February 2024

253: V for Vendetta

Broadcasting on the Voice of Fate Giles Richards returns to discuss one of the all-time classics: V for Vendetta by Alan Moore and David Lloyd. We talk about some of the very emotional moments in this book with spoilers for some big reveals. Pray the future will never need V for Vendetta!

Find Giles on The Gurdian and order his new book F1 Racing Confidential.

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Sunday 18 February 2024

252: Escape from New York

The film club is back as Giles "Snake" Richards helps us Escape from New York and makes the connection between one of John Carpenter's finest films and the prog. We also try and spring Conrad from LA in the sequel. You can find Giles at The Guardian, and order his new book about Formula One. You can find the theme song remix by King DJ that we discussed on Spotify. And, as always, follow Conrad and Fox at SpaceSpinner2000.

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