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Ian and Nikki take a look at the world of comics & pop culture reviewing comic books & movies as well as interviewing big names from the comic industry every episode.

Ian and Nikki take a look at the world of comics & pop culture reviewing comic books & movies as well as interviewing big names from the comic industry every episode.

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United Kingdom

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Ian and Nikki take a look at the world of comics & pop culture reviewing comic books & movies as well as interviewing big names from the comic industry every episode.

Language:

English


Episodes

Comic Art Festival LIVE 2020 in Review

10/18/2020
Well 2020 has been a bit, well average to say the least, however the Lakes International Comic Art Festival managed to put smiles on every comic lovers face with a wonderful online festival of comics. In this episode Ian and Nikki are joined by contributors Mike and Pete to discuss the weekend and the events that took place. You can catch up on all the videos from the weekend at www.comicartfestival.com. Also in this episode hear our new sound as we prepare for 2021's festival, so get...

Duration:01:04:01

Comic Art Festival Live Mutterdowns Preview

10/6/2020
In an extra epsiode Mike and Pete look over the Comic Art Festival Live 2020 schedule and talk about what they're excitied for in a Mutterdowns preview. Enjoy! Thank you for listening. http://www.comicartpodcast.uk Twitter: @comicartfestpod Facebook: Comic Art Podcast Instagram: ComicArtPodcast Also on YouTube Find all about the festival at http://www.comicartfestival.com Logo designed by Pete Taylor at http://www.thismanthispete.com Contributions by Mike Williams (@CthulhuPunk) Pete Taylor...

Duration:00:36:11

Comic Art Festival Live 2020 Preview

10/3/2020
Ian and Nikki are back after a hiatus which we discuss in this episode. The main feature however is a preview of the upcoming Comic Art Festival Live, hitting the internet on the 10th and 11th October 2020. Find out more about the free online comic event at www.comicartfestival.com. Tom is also on the episode looking at a load of kick starters currently ongoing and reviews Murder Vol.1 by the ever amazing John Tucker. We also review on the podcast Blackwood by Hannah Eaton and Back, Sack &...

Duration:00:56:19

Bootleg Episode 2

9/6/2020
It's a review juggernaut of an episode in which I brought in the rest of the TCS crew to join me. So it's just over 2 hours long. We review everything from the latest Avery Hill Publishing releases, a Tribute Press title, Russel Mark Olson Art books & more. To V for Vendetta, Buck Rogers, Firepower and our personal reads. There is also chat on That Comics Smell's recent comic anthology announcement and some of our personal projects. Hope they just keep the place tidy before we get back!...

Duration:02:08:37

Bootleg Episode 1

8/18/2020
Well Ian and Nikki are sorting out ‘real life’ things so Mike and Pete have taken over the episode and continue the Comic Genre World Cup quarter finals. This time it’s Post Apocalyptic comics versus Horror comics and they have brought in a guest to help in the form of the gentleman that is Tony Esmond. Thank you for listening. http://www.comicartpodcast.uk Twitter: @comicartfestpod Facebook: Comic Art Podcast Instagram: ComicArtPodcast Also on YouTube Find all about the festival at...

Duration:02:13:52

A Right Old Comic Ramble

7/16/2020
On this episode we talk comics followed by comics. Nikki and Ian discuss their engagement which happened recently on the top of Kendal Castle. We discuss a piece of art Ian had commissioned which is by the wonderful itsnotaboutwork. They also discuss a wide range of books including Breaks Volume 2 by Emma Vieceli and Malin Ryden, The Flood that did Come By by Patrick Wray, Victory Point by Owen D. Pomery and finally Tony Osmond is a Movie Star by Tony Esmond, Cliff Cumber and Ken Reynolds....

Duration:01:37:17

The Skrawllordz

7/1/2020
After a short break we return with not just one guest to interview, but 6. Today features the Skrawllordz, a bunch of creators who got together whilst tabling at LICAF. The full story is explained within this interview as we chat too Martin Simpson, Nick Prolix , Russel Mark Olson (who's new kick starter Ditch Angels can be found here), Mark Hughes, Gustaffo Vargas, and our very own Pete Taylor. Hear about what they have been up to during lockdown, their work and the project that they are...

Duration:01:42:30

Extra Episode- Mutterdowns Genre World Cup

5/31/2020
Look, an extra episode this month, episode 77 and a half with Mike and Pete continuing their comic genre World Cup with group D, part 2. This is the final stage segment and will go on to the quarter finals next episode. Thank you for listening. http://www.comicartpodcast.uk Twitter: @comicartfestpod Facebook: Comic Art Podcast Instagram: ComicArtPodcast Also on YouTube Find all about the festival at http://www.comicartfestival.com Logo designed by Pete Taylor at...

Duration:01:49:46

Warhammer Special with Dan Abnett

5/31/2020
On this special episode we go all grim dark as we look at the Warhammer comic universe. We have Dan Abnett on to talk about the work he has done within the Games Workshop Warhammer universe (hear how the company started when we chatted to co-creator Ian Livingstone back in 2017). Dan who started out working on 2000AD creating strips including Sinister Dexter and Kingdom as well as creating the line up of Guardians of the Galaxy as we know it now for Marvel, wrote many strips for the...

Duration:01:53:13

Julie Tate and LICAF Live 2020

5/16/2020
Its official, the virus has stopped this years Lakes International Comic Art Festival. We have the director of the festival Julie Tate on the show to talk about what's taken its place this year as the festival goes online. Julie also talks about how she and her team go about organising the festival year on year as well as the challenges the team face in ensuring this wonderful event happens as smoothly as possible each year. Tom reviews Midwinter (1982-1998) by Tim Bird and its Round D...

Duration:01:33:24

Laurence Campbell

5/1/2020
On this weeks full episode Pete chats too 2000AD & BPRD artist Laurence Campbell. Laurence has been working on Old Haunts which is written by Ollie Masters and Rob Williams. Pete chats about this new comic, his work and processes. Tom reviews All The Sad Songs by Summer Pierre and published by Retrofit Comics. Ian and Nikki chat too Jordan Thomas about his new comic Quarantine which is currently funding on kickstarter. The comic has each page drawn by a different artist which includes out...

Duration:02:17:20

Rees Finlay

4/16/2020
On this episode we chat to Reaffirmation creator Rees Finlay. Rees was diagnosed with autism in his early twenties. We chat to him about how this afffected him and how it was the create the book Reaffirmation. We also deleve into how hes dealing with the lock down via his twitter feed as well as his other work which got him into creating comics. We review Bluebeard (to be released on May 5th 2020) by Metaphrog and Dunce: Brego Early Dog Years by Jens K Styve which is soon to be on...

Duration:02:35:55

Under the Tabletop

4/12/2020
We chat all about what we are aplying on the table top this episode as well as some video games. These include Warhammer Underworlds Beastgrave, Warhammer 40k, Warhammer Roleplaying, Animal Crossing and Far Cry 5. Thank you for listening. Find us at: www.houseofgeek.org.uk Find us on twitter @House_of_Geek Find Nikki @nikki_draws and Ian @GrumpGeek Find Nikkis comics at www.watercolourbynicole.com Music thanks to Bensound.com

Duration:00:40:33

Steve MacManus

4/2/2020
On this housebound recorded episode we chat to The Mighty One himself, ex-2000AD editor Steve MacManus. Steve's comic career spans from 1973 to 2011, in particular he spent from 1979 to 1986 as editor of 2000AD. This era is classed as the golden era of the comic and Steve explains why he felt this was plus he discusses all aspects of his career. You can read more about his career and working for 2000AD in his book The Mighty One. Tom reviews Wild Lives by Claire Hubbard. Mike and Pete have...

Duration:01:58:59

Stuck in the House of Geek

3/28/2020
We are back! Yes the podcast that you probably never heard is back. Ian and Nikki plan to host a weekly random chat show full of nerdy goodness. In this epsiode we talk about how things have changed in the past 2 years, Animal Crossing, Picard and The Mandalorian amongst other things. Thank you for listening. Find us at: www.houseofgeek.org.uk Find us on twitter @House_of_Geek Find Nikki @nikki_draws and Ian @GrumpGeek Find Nikkis comics at www.watercolourbynicole.com Music thanks to...

Duration:00:31:22

Dan Butcher

3/15/2020
Dan Butcher is interviewed this episode by Pete. He talks about his webcomic Vanguard and his comic processes. Dan is also a host of the Awesome Comics Podcast which Pete was a guest on recently. Hear on this episode the challenge we set for Pete whilst being interviewed and if he completed it. Tom continues the Dan Butcher theme and reviews Vanguard Book 3 which is the third collection of his web comics. Mike talks about some big and small screen comic book adaptations we can look forward...

Duration:00:57:15

Alex Paknadel & Mayamada

3/1/2020
We have the brilliant Alex Paknadel on todays episode. Alex is the writer of the highly acclaimed series Friendo, Arcadia and Turncoat and has just announced he's working on some comics for Marvel which are coming soon. Alex discusses his love of comics, how he got into creating comics and his process. Pete chats too Nigel from Mayamada about his comic creating process and Mike reviews Williams Gibsons Alien 3 screenplay adaptation from Dark Horse comics and tells the curious story of the...

Duration:02:10:19

Ben Cullis (The77) and Adam Falp

2/15/2020
On todays episode Mike chats too Ben Cullis who is the editor of the new retro anthology The77. The comic showcases new UK talent and heroes from your childhood over 64 pages. Check it out here on kickstarter. Pete chats too Adam Falp about the comic process and his new comic which hes created with Tony Esmond, Atomic Hercules. Tom then reviews the comic which is currently funding on kickstarter. Nikki and Ian review The LICAF 2019 Journal Comic by Jibe which is free to read at...

Duration:02:19:30

Katriona Chapman & Gustaffo Vargas

2/1/2020
Todays episode features a chat with the creator of Follow Me In, Katriona Chapman. Katriona is the marketing manager for UK publisher Avery Hill and has been creating comics for many years, leading up to her first graphic novel Follow Me In in 2018. Kat talks about how she progressed to creating that book and the processes as well as her work with Avery Hill. She also takes part in our new segment ‘What’s the Last…? ‘ Pete chats to comics creator Gustaffo Vargas, creator of this years number...

Duration:01:43:21

Tony Esmond & Sarah Harris

1/18/2020
Pete chats to The Whore Chronicles creators Tony Esmond and Sarah Harris on this episode discussing the creation of the book and how it all came about. The book has been reviewed previously on the podcast and is well worth a read. Ian and Nikki review Billionaires by Darryl Cunningham and Stig and Tilde by Max De Radigues as well as giving their thoughts on the latest Hellboy movie. Mike introduces us to the wonderful world of Isola by Brendon Fletcher, Karl Kerschl and Michele Assarasakorn....

Duration:01:06:03