Saturday, January 20, 2018

Mega City Book Club 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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Saturday, January 13, 2018

Mega City Book Club 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, December 31, 2017

Mega City Book Club 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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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Mega City Book Club 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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Monday, December 4, 2017

Mega City Book Club 51: Forty years on

It's another bonus episode for the wonderful 2000AD forum advent calendar organised by our very own not-so-secret Santa, Pete Wells. Here is another collection of Tharg's droids talking about their favourite thing from 40 years of the galaxy's greatest comic.

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Monday, November 27, 2017

Mega City Book Club 50: Harlem Heroes

I met up with Phil Lloyd at the Thought Bubble convention to talk about some soaring sports action from the earliest days of the prog. It's those wonderful Harlem Heroes.

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Mega City Book Club 49: Fiends revisited

More Fiends action from the voice of Tharg himself, David Bishop. We talk about the original series, his four Fiends of the Eastern Front novels, and his Stalingrad sequel series for the Megazine with Colin MacNeil's.

Stalingrad is available in the current Fiends collection, all of David's four Fiends novels are on the 2000AD app and on Amazon Kindle, and you can find Blazing Battle Action here.

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