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Episode 108 - Desert Star, Europe Comics and Al Henderson.

Episode 108 - Desert Star, Europe Comics and Al Henderson.

November 25, 2021

This week Tony is re-joined by Al to discuss Westerns, Europe Comics and the Desert Star #1 & #2.

How is it that the comics of Belgium and France do the American Western Comic so well? 

This is one of the best drawn comics you'll read all year. Well worth investigating. Get a pen and paper out for all the recommendations that come thick and fast!

You can follow Al here and buy his comics right here. You can also find details of Scottish Comic Book Day 2021 here.

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 107 - Micronauts issue #1 with Dave Robertson.

Episode 107 - Micronauts issue #1 with Dave Robertson.

November 19, 2021

This week Tony is joined by Dave Robertson to talk about the first issue of a comic that most certainly is not Star Wars but grew over time into a pretty decent run in its own right!

The conversation covers storytelling styles and the marvellous art of Michael Golden and Josef Rubenstein.

One day, maybe, we'll actually get a reprint!

You can find Dave here on Twitter and buy his own comics right here.

Many thanks for listening. 

Episode 106 - Poochytown, Jim Woodring and Johnny Cannon

Episode 106 - Poochytown, Jim Woodring and Johnny Cannon

November 11, 2021

We are back and Tony is re-joined by Scottish cartoonist Johnny Cannon to talk about the comics of Jim Woodring.

Get sucked into the world of Frank, Manhog, Pupshaw and Pushpaw as they try to explain what makes these books so immersive and fascinating.

You can find the comics of Johnny here and follow him on social media right here.

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 105 - ‘A Tale of Sand‘ with Al Henderson.

Episode 105 - ‘A Tale of Sand‘ with Al Henderson.

October 21, 2021

'A surrealistic comedy-drama.'

This week comics creator and fan, Alan Henderson returns to talk about the incredible graphic novel 'A Tale of Sand'. 

A story that jumped from the minds of Jim Henson and Jerry Juhl and was then brought to comics life by some absolutely staggering art from Ramon Perez!

Hear all about this multi-award winning comic from the creators of The Muppets.

One not to be missed!

You can jump on the last couple of days of Al's Penned Guin Kickstarter right here and follow him on Twitter here.

Thanks for listening.

 

 

Episode 104 -Some talk about Seth and his Dominion with Tom Stewart.

Episode 104 -Some talk about Seth and his Dominion with Tom Stewart.

October 15, 2021

'Symbols on a page...'

This week Tony chats to podcaster and comics creator Tom Stewart about the force of nature (and fashion) that is Seth.

The conversation tours Palookaville, Clyde Fans, documentaries, fabricated cities, the life of the artist and much more. Genuinely not to be missed.

You can listen to Tom and the other members of the That Comics Smell podcast here and follow them on Twitter right here.

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 103 - Some Bernie Krigstein talk with Eamonn Clarke.

Episode 103 - Some Bernie Krigstein talk with Eamonn Clarke.

October 8, 2021

This week Eamonn returns and he and Tony chat about Bernie Krigstein and his ground-breaking story at EC Comics 'Master Race'.

Why is this story still influential? 

This is a real deep dive into EC Comics and those that continue to be influenced by these stories.

You can find Eamonn on Social media here and listen to his excellent Mega City Book Club podcast here.

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 102 - Gotham City‘s Vilest Villains with Al Henderson.

Episode 102 - Gotham City‘s Vilest Villains with Al Henderson.

September 24, 2021

'Cold voice, sort of whispery.'

This week Tony and Al chat about the single issue - Secret Origins Special #1 from DC Comics.

This features the origins of some classic Batman villains - The Riddler, Penguin and Two-Face as well as a surprise guest or two.

We also chat about some brilliant writers and artists on this special Batman episode.

You can find Alan on Twitter here and buy his Penguin inspired comics here.

Many thanks for listening. 

Episode 101 - Room 101 and Comics Torture!

Episode 101 - Room 101 and Comics Torture!

September 14, 2021

This week Tony is re-joined by comics creator and fan Al Henderson and the pair each choose three books that they wouldn't want to be locked alone in a room with.

Find out what they choose on this special Orwellian Episode.

The choices and reasonings may surprise you!

You can find Alan on Twitter here and buy his Penguin inspired comics here.

Many thanks for listening. 

 

Episode 100 - Robocop Versus Terminator!

Episode 100 - Robocop Versus Terminator!

September 6, 2021

'These desperate sweating things, these humans...'

This week on the 100th episode Tony is joined by comics creators and podcasters Dan Butcher and Pete Davies. The guys discuss the brilliant Robocop versus Terminator by those giants of the medium Frank Miller and Walt Simonson!

What a book!

Thanks so much for supporting this podcast it means a lot to us. You can follow us on Twitter at Never Iron Anything!

You can follow Dan Butcher on Twitter here and read his excellent webcomic here.

You can listen to Pete's podcast 'The Brand Media' right here.

Many thanks for listening.

 

Episode 99 - ‘Spleenal‘ and Funny Comics with Dave Robertson.

Episode 99 - ‘Spleenal‘ and Funny Comics with Dave Robertson.

September 3, 2021

'Nigel!'

This week Tony is joined by comics creator and podcaster Dave Robertson and they discuss 'Spleenal' by Nigel Auchterlounie. A hilarious pseudo-autobiographical tale of bicycle jumps, time travel and spanking!

The boys also talk about what a comic needs to do to make you laugh!

You can find Dave and his great small press comics right here and follow him on Twitter here.

Many thanks for listening.

 

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