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Episode 75 -’ Kickstarters & Patreons’ - a Tribute Press Roundtable.

Episode 75 -’ Kickstarters & Patreons’ - a Tribute Press Roundtable.

March 17, 2021

Tony is joined on this episode by Adam Falp and Darrell Thorpe to discuss the use of Patreons, Kickstarters and more in the small press scene. They also talk about their publishing plans for the upcoming year with Tribute Press and the wider world. 

There is also a NSFW section where Tony makes a prat of himself after the credits!

Head over to Tribute press on Twitter here and their website here.

You can follow Adam here and buy his books right here

You can also buy some of Darrell's comics before he turned to the dark side right here.

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 74 - ‘Misty’ with Sarah Harris.

Episode 74 - ‘Misty’ with Sarah Harris.

March 12, 2021

This week Tony is joined again by comics creator and mixed media artist Sarah Harris and the pair discuss 'The Sentinels' from Misty comic back in 1978.

This is a formative story and comic for Sarah and she speaks with love and passion for this excellent series. We also get some opinions through from the Godfather of British Comics Mr. Pat Mills! What an episode!

You can find more about Sarah and her artistic ventures by following her on Twitter here.

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 73 - ‘Essex County’ with Eamonn Clarke.

Episode 73 - ‘Essex County’ with Eamonn Clarke.

March 6, 2021

This week Tony is joined once again by co-host Eamonn Clarke to talk about the excellent Essex County by Jeff Lemire.

They examine this three act series that is apparently 70% fictional! It's a cracking series that you'll find both uplifting and heart-breaking.

You can find Eamonn on The Mega City Book Club podcast here and follow him on Twitter here. It's highly recommended.

Head over to the Never Iron Anything comics review website for all your comics needs. 

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 72 - ‘Blacksad’ with Tom Stewart.

Episode 72 - ‘Blacksad’ with Tom Stewart.

February 26, 2021

'The show must go on....like nothing's happened.'

This week Tony is re-joined by co-host Tom Stewart to talk about one of the best comics of the last twenty years 'Blacksad' by Juan Diaz Canales and Juanjo Guarnido.

Simply put, this is a comic that will blow your mind! Why did Tony take so long to finally read this series!!!!

You can find Tom and the brilliant That Comic Smell on Twitter here and have a listen online here. You can also buy a copy of their anthology here

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 71 - ‘Filthy Rich’ with Al Henderson.

Episode 71 - ‘Filthy Rich’ with Al Henderson.

February 22, 2021

'Maybe I have a soft spot for lost causes.'

Tony is joined by returning co-host Al Henderson and the pair discuss 'Filthy Rich' from the Vertigo Crime line. 

They also do a deep dive into the comics careers of Brian Azzarello and Victor Santos. Get a pen ready for some great recommendations.

You can find Al on Twitter here and his comics for sale here. A Kickstarter for his new volume of Penguin centric humour will be launching soon so keep an eye open! 

You can also find all your the comics reviews and podcasts you need at the new Never Iron Anything website.

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 70 - ‘Nexus’ with Johnny Cannon.

Episode 70 - ‘Nexus’ with Johnny Cannon.

February 19, 2021

'Are you lame or are you game?'

Tony is joined by returning co-host Johnny Cannon and they dissect issues #5 to #8 of volume 2 of the brilliant Nexus series from Capital and then First Comics.

The conversation gets into the nuts and bolts of the art and the writing and shows that this series remains a classic that should be considered right up there with the best of medium.

We also play a drinking game. Take a swig every time Johnny says 'Toth' and every time Tony points out that Baron is criminally underused in modern comics!

You can buy comics by Mr Cannon at his store here and you can follow him on Twitter here.

many thanks for listening.

Episode 69 - ‘Strangehaven’ chat with Richard Sheaf.

Episode 69 - ‘Strangehaven’ chat with Richard Sheaf.

February 11, 2021

'So Mote It Be!'

This week the Indiana Jones of Comics History the one and only Mr Richard Sheaf returns to the co-host chair and chats to Tony about the Folk/Mystery/Sci-Fi/Soap Opera 'Strangehaven' by Gary Spencer Millidge.

A series that almost defies explanation. We give it a good go!

You can read Rich's daily blog on the UK Comics Scene right here and follow him on Twitter here.

You can listen to these podcasts and read reviews and recommendations over at the Never Iron Website here.

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 68 - ‘Astronauts of the Future’ with Dave Robertson.

Episode 68 - ‘Astronauts of the Future’ with Dave Robertson.

February 8, 2021

'It's the end of humanity that's all!'

On this episode Tony is once again joined by comics creator and podcaster Dave Robertson. The pair chat about 'Astronauts of the Future' by Lewis Trondheim and Manu Larcenet.

Trondheim is a true rebel and provocateur and always a fresh voice in comics.

They also discuss Dave's new projects including the freshly released That Comic Smell Comic that you can buy right here! You can also follow Dave and all his comics creating on Twitter here.

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 67 - Tony and Adam talk about Satan and Comic Shops.

Episode 67 - Tony and Adam talk about Satan and Comic Shops.

February 6, 2021

'...Do you have an copies of 'Brain Reel'?'

Adam Falp joins Tony to talk about his new issue of Satan's Library. The pair also get into the nuts and bolts of making an underground comic and the comic shops it was inspired by.

There's also some great talk about new and upcoming artists who are pushing against the banality of the mainstream in the US and some in the UK.

Head over to Adam's website here to order a copy now. You can follow the antics of these two degenerates by heading over to the Never Iron Anything site here.

Many thanks for listening.

Episode 66 - Tony and Raechel talk about the comics of Simon L. Read.

Episode 66 - Tony and Raechel talk about the comics of Simon L. Read.

February 1, 2021

'The Rice is Nice and the Spice is Right!'

Tony is joined by artist, writer and rock star Raechel Leigh Carter to talk about the absurd comics of Simon L. Read.

Simon has been creating underground comics for a few years now about men with huge chins, War-Criminal Grandmothers, Acid Trips, Spicy Ramen Noodles, Girl Parties and much more. 

To impress on the reader the craziness in these comics Tony and Raechel even perform a reading!

You can also pledge to Simon's new Kickstarter right here! And follow him on Twitter here.

You can also buy some of Raechel's art right here

Many thanks for listening.

 

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