25th Sep2015

Episode 149 – To Infinity & Beyond with Alan Davis!

by Chris Thompson

With Alan Davis …
 
Last weekend I had the opportunity to host at the annual N.I.C.E. convention in Bedford, so here is my interview with legendary writer/artist Alan Davis! Alan discusses how he broke into comics, working with Alan Moore & Chris Claremont, why he’s prepared to say no to certain work, and his new assignment with Jim Starlin.
 
To get in touch, send feedback or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes.
 
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06th Dec2014

Episode 110 – A Truly Marvel-ous Career with Carlos Pacheco!

by Chris Thompson

With Carlos Pacheco …
 
After last episode’s reading and discussion with The Unwritten‘s Mike Carey (which you can still listen to here), this time I’m back for a very special career retrospective featuring legendary Marvel & DC creator Carlos Pacheco at the most recent NICE Convention in Bedford.
 
Carlos and I look back at his early days in Spain, how he eventually cracked the elusive American market, what challenges he’s faced along the way, and where he’s hoping to go next.
 
To get in touch, send feedback or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes. You can also support the Pop Culture Hound podcast by clicking here to make a donation or pressing the DONATE button below. Your contributions are greatly appreciated and will help us maintain the site, get new equipment, and encourage us to keep going on those cold lonely nights.





 
Chris Thompson Twitter: @popculturehound
Orbital Comics’ website: www.orbitalcomics.com
 
NICE Convention Twitter: @NICEConv
NICE Convention website: www.nicecon.co.uk

03rd Jul2014

Episode 95 – Going Back To The Futurians with Clifford Meth!

by Chris Thompson

With Clifford Meth …
 
Following on from last week’s chat with rising talent Steve Orlando (which you can still listen to here), this time around I welcome back veteran writer, journalist and comics campaigner Clifford Meth to discuss his new Kickstarter campaign for Dave Cockrum’s Futurians!
 
Cliff and I discuss what he learned from his previous Kickstarter for Comic Book Babylon, how they’ve approached things differently this time around, why now was the right time to bring The Futurians back, and how both his writing and his role have changed over time.
 
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To get in touch, send feedback or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes. You can also support the Pop Culture Hound podcast by clicking here to make a donation or pressing the DONATE button below. Your contributions are greatly appreciated and will help us maintain the site, get new equipment, and encourage us to keep going on those cold lonely nights.





 
You can now support Pop Culture Hound on PATREON! Just go to: www.patreon.com/popculturehound
 
Chris Thompson Twitter: @popculturehound
Orbital Comics’ website: www.orbitalcomics.com
 
Clifford Meth’s Twitter: @Clifford Meth
Clifford Meth’s website: thecliffordmethod.blogspot.com
 
You can purchase Comic Book Babylon direct from Aardwolf Publishing here:
aardwolfpublishing.com/ap
 
And back the Kickstarter campaign for Dave Cockrum’s The Futurians right here: www.kickstarter.com/projects/1626567590/dave-cockrums-futurians-return

14th Dec2013

Episode 67 – Mike Carey & Sean Phillips at Malta Comic Con 2013!

by Chris Thompson

With Mike Carey & Sean Phillips …
 
Following on from last week’s exclusive presentation of Alan Moore & Lance Parkin in conversation at The Princes Charles Cinema in London (which you can still listen to here) I bring you a couple of panels from this year’s Malta Comic Con, featuring Mike Carey & Sean Phillips.
 
First up, Mike & Sean take centre stage for A Meeting of Legends;
then Mike goes solo for a reading from his forthcoming novel, The Girl With All The Gifts, followed by a Q & A. It’s a wonderful glimpse into the lives, careers, and creative processes of two industry heavyweights.
 
To get in touch, send feedback or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes.
 
You can also support the Pop Culture Hound podcast by clicking here to make a donation or pressing the DONATE button below. Your contributions are greatly appreciated and will help us maintain the site, get new equipment, and encourage us to keep going on those cold lonely nights.





 
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Mike Carey’s website: mikeandpeter.com
Sean Phillips’ Twitter: @seanpphillips
Sean Phillips’ website: theartofseanphillips.blogspot.com
 
Malta Comic Con’s Twitter: @MaltaComicCon
Malta Comic Con’s website: www.maltacomic-con.com

27th Feb2013

Episode 29 – Symbiosis with Steven Sanders & Melksham Comic Con!

by Chris Thompson

With Steve Sanders & Hayley Spencer …
 
It’s a slightly shorter episode this week as we recover from the wonders of London Super Comic Convention. I take a moment to look back at how the weekend went and to plug some of our upcoming UK shows, including Melksham Comic Con and Thought Bubble.
 
Then I chat with writer/artist/world-builder Steven Sanders about his ambitious and revolutionary Kickstarter campaign for Symbiosis. We discuss the impact Our Love Is Real had on his career, what Symbiosis actually is, as well as some of the legal and business issues involved.
 
If that’s not enough to ‘kickstart’ your week, I also chat with Hayley Spencer, the organiser of Melksham Comic Con. We look at the origins of the show, what it takes to run a not-for-profit organisation, and how Kickstarter can be used to make events happen.
 
To get in touch, discuss sponsorship opportunities or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. You can also follow me on Twitter: @popculturehound. And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes. You can also support the Pop Culture Hound podcast by clicking on the DONATE button below. Your contributions will help us maintain the site, get new equipment, and encourage us to keep going on those cold lonely nights.





 
Steven Sanders Twitter: @stevensanders
Steven Sanders website: studiosputnik.com
 
And if you want to get in on the Kickstarter for Symbiosis, you can find that here: www.kickstarter.com/projects/570044257/symbiosis-a-creative-commons-art-book
 
Melksham Comic Con Twitter: @Melksham_Con
Melksham Comic Con website: www.melkshamcomiccon.co.uk
 
And if you want to get in on the Kickstarter for Melksham Comic Con, you can find that here: www.kickstarter.com/projects/komix/melksham-comic-con-2013

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14th Nov2012

Episode 14 – with Si Spurrier plus Liam & Ben from Madefire!

by Chris Thompson

With Si Spurrier, Liam Sharp & Ben Abernathy …
 
It’s the first really big week for Marvel Now! and that means not one, not two, but FIVE new books to look at … This week we investigate Avengers Assemble #9, Fantastic Four #1, Thor: God Of Thunder #1, All-New X-Men #1, and X-Men: Legacy #1 – and present another TWO interviews for your listening pleasure.
 
First up, we chat with up-and-coming writer Simon Spurrier (X-Club, Crossed) about his first ongoing Marvel gig and what plans he has for X-Men: Legacy long-term. Then Taylor catches up with Liam Sharp and Ben Abernathy, two of the key creative minds behind the app that’s more than an app, Madefire.
 
To get in touch, discuss sponsorship opportunities or submit projects for consideration, please email reviews@popculturehound.com. You can also follow me on Twitter: @popculturehound. And if you missed last week’s episode (or any others) you can find them right here or subscribe via iTunes. You can also support the Pop Culture Hound podcast by clicking on the DONATE button below. Your contributions will help us maintain the site, get new equipment, and encourage us to keep going on those cold lonely nights.





 
Taylor Lilley Twitter: @capelessT
 
Si Spurrier Twitter: @sispurrier
Simon’s website: simonspurrier.co.uk
 
Madefire Twitter: @madefire
Madefire’s website: madefire.com
 
And if you want an exclusive preview of Madefire’s brand-new project The Engine, you can check out their latest blog post here: The Making Of The Engine Episode 3

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