Sunday, August 11, 2019

Mega City Book Club 99: Hook Jaw

Liam Dempsey from the trek-tastic Spocklight podcast is my guest to discuss the controversial history of Action comic and the runaway success of the lead story, Hook Jaw. We boldly go where no killer great white shark has gone before.

You can still get your copy of the Titan collection, and also check out the sequel story by Si Spurier and Conor Boyle.

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Sunday, July 28, 2019

Mega City Book Club 98: True Faith


I'm back in the Betsey Trotwood pub for my annual visit with Alex Frith of the Heroes of 2000AD blog, and we've got some very early Garth Ennis to discuss, as well as some thoughts about the British comic Crisis.

Track down a copy and let us know what you think about the reproduction of Warren Pleece's art, or if you want to review Preacher on the podcast.

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Sunday, July 14, 2019

Mega City Book Club 97: Metalzoic

I met up with Nathan Duck in the bar at Lawless to operate on our own brains, and to discuss the weird and the wonderful Metalzoic from Pat Mills and Kevin O'Neill. If you want to skip our Kingmaker spoilers than jump from 1:25 to 3:45.

Check out Nathan's own writing in the upcoming Scarlet Traces anthology.

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Sunday, June 30, 2019

Mega City Book Club 96: Big Finish Comic Adaptations

I've brought Brian Doob back on the podcast to review the Big Finish audio adaptations of two Doctor Who stories by Pat Mills and Dave Gibbons. We previously reviewed the comics themselves on episode 66. Check out Brian's other podcasts at British Invaders and Hooked on Bond

Get the full cast audio adventures from BigFinish.com

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Sunday, June 16, 2019

Mega City Book Club 95: Robo-Hunter

I met up with artist Damian Edwardson at the Lawless convention to talk about the funniest robot saga of all time by John Wagner and Ian Gibson. There is some background bar noise which I have suppressed as best I can.

Do check out Damian and Helena's work at artninetwo.com and on their Facebook group.

And get your copy of the first volume of Sam Slade's adventures from Hachette or digitally from the 2000AD store.

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Sunday, June 2, 2019

Mega City Book Club 94: Nemesis the Warlock

It's free comic book day in London and I'm joined in a noisy cafe by Brother Sheridan Kelly to discuss the Hachette collections's first volume of Nemesis stories by Brothers Pat Mills, Kevin O'Neill, and Jesus Redondo.

Gheck out Brother Sheridan's Prog slog blog, and get your Nemesis copy from Hachette, or from the 2000AD online store.

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

Mega City Book Club 93: Rok of the Reds

Tony Esmond from the Awesome Comics podcast is my guest to discuss some science fiction soccer action by Wagner, Grant, Cornwell, Bulmer and Campbell. Check out his podcast and the Awesome Comics anthology, and get your own copy of Rok of the Reds.

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