Sunday, May 20, 2018

Mega City Book Club 66: Doctor Who and the Iron Legion

Brian Doob from the British Invaders science fiction podcast is my return guest and he's chosen a great collection of Doctor Who stories by Pat Mills, John Wagner, Dave Gibbons and Steve Moore.

The Panini edition is still available through all good bookstores and you can also track down the IDW coloured versions.

Check out Brian's other podcast Hooked on Bond and his essay in the upcoming Children of Time book about the Doctor's companions.

You can find a list of episodes so far and all the upcoming books on the Facebook page, follow the podcast on Twitter, or email me comments and suggestions to MCBCpodcast@gmail.com
 

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Mega City Book Club 65: 2000AD Top Tens

 A very short bonus episode to do some housekeeping and to ask you to submit your top ten Judge Dredd stories, and also your top ten non Dredd 2000AD stories to MCBCpodcast@gmail.com so that we can compile our book club list of the best of the best. You are the academy of law and your vote counts!

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Saturday, May 5, 2018

Mega City Book Club 64: Tour of Duty: The Backlash

Santiago Mayaud joins me down the line from Buenos Aires to discuss a huge turning point in the history of Judge Dredd, backed up by some great art from the pick of the current artist droids.

You can find Santi's history of female Judges in Mega-City One here, check out all his work for Zarjaz and Dogbreath, and his new work on Filthy Sleeves Studios.

And get your copy of The Backlash from the 2000AD online store.

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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Mega City Book Club 63: Mek Files vol 2

I met up with Julius Howe in a musical London pub to discuss the second volume of the Mek Files and the subject of artwork collecting. The audio quality is not up to my usual standard (apologies) but the discussion is fun.

Check out Julius' Inky Fingers podcast about original comic book artwork, and buy your copy of the Mek Files from the 2000AD online store.

You can find a list of episodes so far and all the upcoming books on the Facebook page, follow the podcast on Twitter, or email me comments and suggestions to MCBCpodcast@gmail.com
 

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Sunday, April 8, 2018

Mega City Book Club 62: P.J.Maybe

Pete Wells is back, and he's brought a collection of stories about that constant thorn in Dredd's side, P.J.Maybe. There are spoilers along the way as we admire John Wagner's writing and artwork by a host of Tharg's finest droids.

Get your copy at the 2000AD online store, or the Hachette version. And check out Pete's 2000AD covers uncovered blog.

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Sunday, March 25, 2018

Mega City Book Club 61: The Terra-Meks


Journalist, editor, and podcaster Andrew Harrison joins me to discuss everybody's favourite story from the Ro-Busters Disaster Squad, written by Pat Mills and beautifully illustrated by Dave Gibbons. As you will hear it's a tale that has particular significance for my guest, including the ending which we do spoil a bit.

Check out Andrew's Bigmouth podcast and follow him on twitter @nndroid. And get your copy of Ro-Busters: the complete nuts and bolts vol 2 from the 2000AD online store.

You can find a list of episodes so far and all the upcoming books on the Facebook page, follow the podcast on Twitter, or email me comments and suggestions to MCBCpodcast@gmail.com
 

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Sunday, March 11, 2018

Mega City Book Club 60: Zombo

Mr Spongejoshing himself is back in the book club with the masterpiece that is the first volume of Zombo by Mr Henry Flint and Mr Al Ewing. When we manage to control our giggles we discuss the wonders of the big green death machine himself and we manage to avoid spoilers along the way.

Check out Josh's blogging at Spongejoshing.blogspot.co.uk and buy your copy of Zombo from the 2000AD online store.

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