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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!

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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.

 

Episode 98 - Johnny Cash - I See A Darkness with Alan Henderson.

Episode 98 - Johnny Cash - I See A Darkness with Alan Henderson.

August 27, 2021

'I'm like a shark. I always gotta be moving.'

This week Tony and Alan discuss this brilliant Johnny Cash biography by Reinhard Kleist.

How does a comic portray music? Kleist uses some really interesting tricks. Have a listen and hear about the transformative joining of music and comics art!

You can find Alan on Twitter here and buy his own black & white comics right here!

Many thanks for listening.

 

Episode 97 - Batman Rebirth #66 with Tom Stewart

Episode 97 - Batman Rebirth #66 with Tom Stewart

August 19, 2021

'Oh Honey ... do you think I care?'

This week Tony sits down with podcaster, writer and returning co-host Tom Stewart to talk about Batman #66. Written by Tom King with art by Jorge Fornes.

Let's be clear that this is a mixed review!

Have a listen to find out what the hosts liked and didn't like.

We also reference this YouTube video from Perch regarding the Tom King run on Batman. You can watch it here.

You can follow Tom and the That Comic Smell Podcast on Twitter here and listen to the episodes here.

Many thanks for listening. 

 

Episode 96 - Captain Britain and the Mighty World of Marvel with Eamonn Clarke.

Episode 96 - Captain Britain and the Mighty World of Marvel with Eamonn Clarke.

August 13, 2021

'Allow entropy to take its course!'

This week podcaster and comics scholar Eamonn Clarke returns to the show and discusses issues #7 & #8 of The Mighty World of Marvel (Volume 2).

The talk covers Captain Britain, Alan Moore, Alan Davis, Night-Raven, Wolverine, Chris Claremont, Frank Miller and a whole lot more. It also discusses the history of the Marvel reprint scene in the UK from 1972 to the present day.

This one is not to be missed.

You can find Eamonn and his podcast the Mega City Book Club here and follow him on Twitter right here

Many thanks for listening.

 

Episode 95 - Steve Dikto - Shades and Webs! (with Johnny Cannon).

Episode 95 - Steve Dikto - Shades and Webs! (with Johnny Cannon).

August 6, 2021

On this episode comics creator and artist co-hosts with Tony and discusses the life and work of Steve Ditko. 

This is one you do not want to miss.

Was Steve Ditko the first and last sane man in comics? Maybe?

With a focus on Spidey and Shade the boys also discuss the myths that have grown up around this comics legend.

You can find Johnny on Twitter here and buy his brilliant comics right here.

Many thanks for listening. 

Episode 94 - Al & Tony discuss the comics of Roger Langridge.

Episode 94 - Al & Tony discuss the comics of Roger Langridge.

July 30, 2021

This week Al and Tony discuss the range of comics and web comics produced by the always busy Mr Roger Langridge.

From Zoot, Fred, Knuckles and Co all the way to Thor, Mandrake and Batman Roger has created in all the various areas of the comics medium.

Have a listen and see what takes your fancy!

You can find Alan Henderson on Twitter here and buy his comics right her. 

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 93 - Tony and Damian talk ‘Violent Cases’.

Episode 93 - Tony and Damian talk ‘Violent Cases’.

July 16, 2021

On this episode Tony is joined by comics creator, Podcaster and artist Damian Edwardson.

The pair talk about the Graphic Novella 'Violent Cases' from Neil Gaiman and Dave McKean.

What is good? What is bad? What is well done? What is the history of the book and the creators? Sit back and listen to a proper review.

You can find Damian and the Art Collective 'Art Nine Two' here and follow them on Twitter here.

Many thanks for listening.

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