Saturday, June 27, 2020

Mega City Book Club 124: Nemesis the Warlock

Brother Sheridan Kelly is back with the second volume of the Hachette collected Nemesis the Warlock. We discuss the wonderful Bryan Talbot artwork and the complicated past history of Satanus the dinosaur. You can find Luke Williams' article about the 2000AD dinosaur family tree on the ECBT website. Check out Sheridan's prog slog blog. Credo!

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Saturday, June 20, 2020

Mega City Book Club 123: Absalom - Terminal Diagnosis

Alan Fisher is back to discuss the conclusion of the Absalom story that we started on episode 90. We try to keep spoilers to a minimum but the title may give some of it away. Get your copies of these marvellous trades from the 2000AD store. And check out Alan's rural American adventures on his blog.

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Saturday, June 13, 2020

Mega City Book Club 122: Misty

My guest is Dr Julia Round who has written a fascinating book about the comic Misty. She shares some of her insights into how gothic works in British girls' comics and we also discuss the four Misty collections released so far by the Treasury of British Comics.

Do check out Julia's work and her Misty database on her website, and please get in touch if you can help with the hunt for some of the unknown writers. Dr Round's book Gothic for Girls: Misty and British Comics is available from all good bookshops, and the four Misty collections are available from the 2000AD online store.

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Sunday, May 31, 2020

Mega City Book Club 121: Mach Zero

Conrad Leiden from the Space Spinner 2000 podcast makes a fourth appearance on the book club to talk about the second collected volume of MACH1 stories, and the dark tragedy of MACH Zero. We also get very excited about the Action 2020 special with an added Foxy bonus at the end of the episode. Get your copy of both books from the 2000AD Store.

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Sunday, May 17, 2020

Mega City Book Club 120: The 77

I'm joined by the Mighty One himself to discuss his time in the nerve centre, his novel the Sheerglam Conspiracy, and his work for The 77 comic. Then Ben Cullis tells me more about the creation of The 77 and their plans for future issues.

Contact Steve to buy a signed copy of The Mighty One or The Sheerglam Conspiracy, and get your copy of The 77 from GetMyComics.

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Sunday, May 3, 2020

Mega City Book Club 119: Johnny Future

Rebellion's senior graphics novel editor, Keith Richardson, joins me on skype to discuss an overlooked gem he discovered in the Treasury of British Comics. We also chat about all the upcoming releases from the Treasury in 2020, and how the lockdown is affecting the comics industry.

Get your copy of Johnny Future from the 2000AD store and check out the specials bundle as well.

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Sunday, April 19, 2020

Mega City Book Club 118: The Pit

2000AD superfan Stacey Dutton-Whittle is my guest to discuss a cracking Dredd epic from the middle of the much maligned 1990s. Join us if a spoiler free chat about The Pit. And get your copy from the 2000AD shop.

Check out Whittle Waffle on youtube and read Stacey's interview with a number of 2000AD droids about the best volume of Dredd to start reading with on the Games Radar site here. Also check out Mark Dutton-Whittle's Evil Dead blog Within the Woods.

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