Never Iron Anything The Comics Review Show.
Episode 50 - Doonesbury, Uncle Duke and Richard Sheaf

Episode 50 - Doonesbury, Uncle Duke and Richard Sheaf

October 29, 2020

Episode 50!

'Sir! I am tired of being your love slave!'

Tony sits down with Doonesbury Super-Fan Richard Sheaf and the pair discuss the ups and downs of that long-running newspaper strip.

This is a deep dive into a world of weirdos, drugs, pre-marital sex and not a small amount of politics!

Not to be missed.

You can read Richards always informative Comics Blog here and follow him on Twitter here.

Many thanks for listening.

 

Episode 49 - ‘Kent State’ with Dave Robertson and Tom Stewart.

Episode 49 - ‘Kent State’ with Dave Robertson and Tom Stewart.

October 26, 2020

'Four Dead in Ohio'.

Tony sits down with returning guests Dave Robertson and Tom Stewart from the That Comic Smell Podcast and talk about the recent graphic novel from Derf Backderf - 'Kent State - Four Dead in Ohio,'

This is quite the book and this conversation covers the events, the art and the incredible detail of this book.

You can find That Comic Smell on Twitter here and have a listen here.

You can find Dave and his comics here and follow him on Twitter here.

Watch out for the new That Comic Smell Comic coming soon!

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 48 - Writing, Collaboration and Kickstarters with Chris Sides.

Episode 48 - Writing, Collaboration and Kickstarters with Chris Sides.

October 19, 2020

On this one Tony sits down with his old mate Chris Sides and they chat about his road to becoming a comics writer. They discuss the why and when of writing as a career and then get on to talking about his new book The Gunrunner that hits Kickstarter on 20/10/2020.

You can find Chris at his website here or on Twitter here.

Make sure you look for the Kickstarter right here.

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 47 - Captain America with Johnny Cannon and James McCulloch.

Episode 47 - Captain America with Johnny Cannon and James McCulloch.

October 17, 2020

'Call Me Holly.'

On this episode Tony sits down with comics creators and fans Johnny Cannon and James McCulloch and chat about Captain America issues 321 and 322.

A monthly comic series from the eighties that was full of great art and writing and one that says more than you think about politics and the comics scene.

You can find more from James here and follow him on Twitter here.

Look out for 'The United: Welcome to the Shit Show' from Johnny on Kickstarter here. Follow him on Twitter here.

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 46 - The Shadow 1 (1973) with Alan Henderson.

Episode 46 - The Shadow 1 (1973) with Alan Henderson.

October 9, 2020

'The Shadow knows...'

This week Tony sits down with regular pod guest, comics creator and collector Alan Henderson and they discuss all things The Shadow.

Find out about the history of this iconic pulp/radio/comics/movie character as well as the brilliant art of Mike Kaluta.

One not to be missed.

You can find Alan's comic creations online here and follow him on Twitter here.

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 45 -Some Calvin and Hobbes with Eamonn Clarke.

Episode 45 -Some Calvin and Hobbes with Eamonn Clarke.

October 4, 2020

'Let's Go Exploring.'

In this episode Tony and returning guest Eamonn Clarke discuss the brilliant 'The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book' from Bill Watterson.

We really get into what makes this collection a joy for people of all ages and discuss the history and style of the strip.

You can have a listen to Eamonn's podcasts here and follow The Mega City Book Club on Twitter here.

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 44 - Talking about Peter Bagge with Dave Robertson.

Episode 44 - Talking about Peter Bagge with Dave Robertson.

October 1, 2020

In this episode Tony is joined by regular guest and comics creator Dave Robertson to talk about the work of cartoonist Peter Bagge.

The boys relive their love of this prolific artist through Neat Stuff, Hate and more. 

One not to be missed!

You can find out more about Dave's comics by finding him on Twitter here and at his website here.

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 43 - Welcome to the Shit Show with Johnny Cannon.

Episode 43 - Welcome to the Shit Show with Johnny Cannon.

September 17, 2020

In a change of pace and to replace the planned programming Tony sits down with comics creator pal Johnny Cannon to talk about his upcoming Graphic Novel 'The United: Welcome to the Shit Show'.

We talk comics influences, process, craft and marketing.

We also talk about Tony's Nuts.

You can follow Johnny on Twitter here and buy his comics here.

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 42 - Thor God of Thunder 18 with Ken Reynolds

Episode 42 - Thor God of Thunder 18 with Ken Reynolds

September 11, 2020

Tony and comics creator Ken Reynolds chat about the brilliant one-and-done Thor story from Thor: God of Thunder issue 18 (2014).

The pair discus the art of Das Pastoras as well as the writing throughout the run by Marvel MVP Jason Aaron.

There's also another advert from a new sponsor.

You can find more of Ken's work over at his website here or follow him on Twitter here.

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 41 - KILLRAVEN IS HERE!!!!

Episode 41 - KILLRAVEN IS HERE!!!!

September 4, 2020

Tony is joined by Pete Doree and Adam Falp to discuss one of the greatest comics of the Bronze or any other Age - Killraven!

The art, background, writing and more is examined by young and old readers alike. 

Seriously, if you haven't read this one you really need to!

You can find Pete's great comic Stan and Jack that views comics history with a Mad Magazine lens right here. And follow him on Twitter here

You can follow Mr Falp's antics and buy his comics here. You can also follow him on Twitter here

Many thanks for listening.

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