Sunday, 18 February 2018

59: Cinnabar

The book club is back in Dublin's fair city as Brian Walsh returns to discuss one of the greatest of Rogue Trooper's adventures, Cinnabar by John Smith, Steve Dillon and Kev Walker.

Check out Brian's artwork on our facebook page and at his site.

And get your copy of Tales of Nu-Earth 4 from the 2000AD online store.

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Sunday, 4 February 2018

58: Stainless Steel Rat

It's time for a science fiction classic as Jake Ebeling joins the book club to discuss Harry Harrison's Stainles Steel Rat as brought to the pages of the prog by Kelvin Gosnell and Carlos Ezquerra. We visit all three of Slippery Jim's 2000AD adventures. 

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Sunday, 21 January 2018

57: Gaze into the fist of Dredd!


It's the most famous page in the history of British comics and I spoke to the lucky chap who owns it. We chat about his collection and how he met Brian Bolland and acquired some key pages from him. You can check out Chris's astonishing collection of pages and commissions on his ComicArtFans page.

And of course you can read the Judge Death Lives story in a variety of collections from the 2000AD online store.

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Sunday, 14 January 2018

56: Al's Baby Revisited


The voice of Tharg returns as David Bishop makes his third visit to the book club to give his insights into the conception of Al's Baby in the Meg, and the subject of creator owned strips. You can find details of his creative writing course at Edinburgh Napier university, and find all David's books on his Amazon author page.

Al's Baby is still on the 2000AD online store.

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Sunday, 7 January 2018

55: Al's Baby

It's the weirdest pregnancy to ever appear in the pages of the Meg and the Prog as Ben Penfold-Marwick joins me from Oz to discuss a comedy classic from our heroes, John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra.

You can find Ben's musical work on Bandcamp with Celestial Shadows and Flatus

Hurry to the delivery ward on the 2000AD online store to get your bouncing copy of Al's Baby.

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Sunday, 24 December 2017

54: Stickleback

In the last of my three Thought Bubble episodes I met with Tim Jacobs to talk about some Victorian underworld weirdness from Ian Edginton and D'Israeli as we meet the Pope of crime, Stickleback.

Get your copy of the first collection from the 2000AD online store.

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Sunday, 17 December 2017

53: Halo Jones Revisited

The pod a week trend continues and nepotism rules in the book club as I invite Jenny Clarke to discuss Halo Jones and the impact it had on her when she read it as a 2000AD newbie in her teens.

As ever Halo Jones is available in multiple formats, including from the 2000AD online store.

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