Sunday, September 9, 2018

Mega City Book Club 74: Brink

I'm back in the Betsey Trotwood pub on a warm London day with some gentle Jazz in the background to meet up with Alex Frith and chat about some great science fiction from Dan Abnett and INJ Culbard. Check out Alex's work on the Heroes of 2000AD blog, and on his amazon author page.

And get your copy of Brink from the 2000AD store.

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

Mega City Book Club 73: Von Hoffman's Invasion

The book club adjourns to a slightly noisy London pub to meet Keith Richardson and discuss all the wonders coming up from the Treasury of British Comics. We focus on a gem of a story from the early 1970s: Tom Tully and Eric Bradbury's fantastic Von Hoffman's Invasion.

Get your copy from the 2000AD online store.

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Sunday, August 12, 2018

Mega City Book Club 72: Future Shock!

Paul Goodwin is the director of the fabulous 2000AD documentary, Future Shock, and he joins me in the book club to discuss the behind the scenes process of making the film and all of the great extras on the Blu-ray.

Get your copy from Arrow Films, and check out producer Sean Hogan's We always find ourselves in the sea which is currently showing on Shudder

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Sunday, July 29, 2018

Mega City Book Club 71: Shako

It's time for the other half of the SpaceSpiner2000 cross-over as Conrad joins me for more rampaging giant animal action. Shako is the only bear on the CIA kill list, find out why. And check out Conrad and Fox every week on SpaceSpinner2000.

Get your copy of Shako from the 2000AD online store.

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Sunday, July 15, 2018

Mega City Book Club 70: Ant Wars

Fox Galassi from the fabulous Space Spinner 2000 podcast is my guest to discuss some old school thrill-power as giant, ravenous ants go on the rampage in Ant Wars by Gerry Finley-Day and a host of great artists. Get your copy from the 2000AD online store and join in the fun.

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Sunday, July 1, 2018

Mega City Book Club 69: Slaine Time Killer

Jules Boyle is my guest to discuss the second volume of Slaine's chronicles, and to tell me how he came to be immortalised in the pages of the prog by Glenn Fabry.

There are some audio issues with this episode for which I apologise, fortunately Jules has plenty of interesting stuff to say about the history of Slaine and his own adventures as a teenage fan of the Galaxys' greatest comic.

Check out Jules' own work on his Big Comic Page, and get your copy of Time Killer from the 2000AD online store.

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Mega City Book Club 68: Sandman - A Game of You

My daughter Jenny is back in the book club to follow Neil Gaiman and Bryan Talbot into the world of the Sandman, and the fifth collected volume, A Game of You, which allows us to pick up on some of the interesting issues about representation in comics that we started in our Halo Jones chat.

You can find the Autostraddle article Jenny references here. And A Game of You is available from all good comic and book shops.

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