In Why Comics?; Stuart puts one simple (or not so) question to a guest (a different one each episode) and sees where the conversation goes from there; exploring being a comic fan, creator and beyond.

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On this page you will find every episode of the podcast, plus links to finding the guests online and any titles they might recommend in their episode.

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EPISODE GUIDE:


EPISODE #10 with STEVE SIMS

In which Stuart asks Steve Sims the question; Why Comics?...

This episode, Stuart is joined by Steve Sims (Beast Hunting Battle Badgers), to talk comics and answer the big question...

Recommendations - BoneUsagi YojimboTMNT: City FallAkiraThe Fabulous Freak BrothersMausCircusideJust Go To Cons

BEAST HUNTING BATTLE BADGERS #5 is out now.

LINKS;

STEVE - Twitter @BattleBadgers - Instagram - Website

BATTLE BADGERS - Website - Facebook

STUART - Twitter @TokenNerd - Facebook

NERDS - FacebookComics

Title Music - Strangers In Paradise by Ruth's Curtain

This episode is available on iTunes.

This episode was recorded on Wednesday 16th October 2019


EPISODE #9 with BARRY NUGENT

In which Stuart asks Barry Nugent the question; Why Comics?...

This episode, Stuart is joined by Barry Nugent (Geek Syndicate), to talk comics (with some tangents into the films & TV they inspired) and answer the big question...

Recommendations - PlanetaryDC: The New FrontierHalf Past DangerQueen & CountryVelvet

LINKS;

UNSEEN SHADOWS - Twitter @Unseen_Shadows - Website

GEEK SYNDICATE - Twitter @GeekSyndicate - Website - Facebook

STUART - Twitter @TokenNerd - Facebook

Title Music - Strangers In Paradise by Ruth's Curtain

This episode is available on iTunes.

This episode was recorded on Thursday 10th October 2019


EPISODE #8 with SARA DUNKERTON

In which Stuart asks Sara Dunkerton the question; Why Comics?...

This episode, Stuart is joined by Sara Dunkerton (MULP), to talk comics and answer the big question...

Recommendations - MausElmerBlacksadGrandvilleMouse GuardBeasts Of BurdenBeast Hunting Battle BadgersBrian Talbot: Grandville and the Anthropomorphic Tradition

LINKS;

SARA - Twitter @saradunkerton (also Instagram) - Facebook - Blogspot

MULP - Twitter @mulpcomic - Website

PAWS FOR THAWT - Instagram @pawsforthawt - Tumblr

STUART - Twitter @TokenNerd - Facebook

Title Music - Strangers In Paradise by Ruth's Curtain

This episode is available on iTunes.

This episode was recorded on Monday 23rd September 2019


EPISODE #7 with RUSSELL MARK OLSON

In which Stuart asks Russell Mark Olson the question; Why Comics?...

This episode, Stuart is joined by Russell Mark Olson (Gateway City), to talk comics and answer the big question...

Recommendations - Corpse On The Imjin!Harvey KurtzmanEC ComicsJoe's BarTorpedoSlotsPup & Grumpicorn & Matt Hardy

LINKS;

RUSSELL - Twitter @russell_m_olson - website - Facebook - Instagram

STUART - Twitter @TokenNerd - Facebook

Title Music - Strangers In Paradise by Ruth's Curtain

This episode is available on iTunes.

This episode was recorded on Monday 9th September 2019


EPISODE #6 with NICK PROLIX

In which Stuart asks Nick Prolix the question; Why Comics?...

This episode, Stuart is joined by the mighty Nick Prolix (Slang Pictorial, Cockney Kung-Fu), to talk comics and answer the big question...

Recommendations - The Seven Sagas Of Silverbeard, John Tucker, Atom Agency, Owen Sherwood/The Incredible Plight Of Tony Featherneck

LINKS;

NICK - Twitter @nickprolixInstagramWebsite

STUART - Twitter @TokenNerd - Facebook

Title Music - Strangers In Paradise by Ruth's Curtain

This episode is available on iTunes.

This episode was recorded on Monday 2nd September 2019


EPISODE #5 with VINCE HUNT

In which Stuart asks Vince Hunt the question; Why Comics?...

 This time, Stuart completes his trilogy of Awesome Pod hosts and is joined by Vince Hunt (The Red Mask From Mars, The Awesome Comics Podcast) to talk about his love of comics and more, all stemming from that one question.

Recommendations - EAGLE, BATTLE, STORM FORCE, GARTH ENNIS PUNISHERTKO COMICS, OUTER DARKNESS, CINEBOOKSEUROPE COMICS

 LINKS;

VINCE - Twitter @jesterdiablo

ACP - Podbean - Twitter @theawesomepod - Facebook - Big Cartel

STUART - Twitter @TokenNerd - Facebook

Title Music - Strangers In Paradise by Ruth's Curtain

This episode is available on iTunes.

This episode was recorded on Thursday 8th August 2019


EPISODE #4 with SARAH MILLMAN

In which Stuart asks Sarah Millman the question; Why Comics?...

Stuart is joined by Sarah Millman (NPC Tea/Heart Of Time) to talk about creating comics, working as a freelancer, the convention experience and more, all stemming from that one question.

Recommendations - Jen WangShaun TanNyankeesYotsuba, Stephanie Seed

LINKS;

SARAH- Patreon - Twitter @Heart_of_Time - NPC Tea 7 KickStarter

Title Music - Strangers In Paradise by Ruth's Curtain

This episode is available on iTunes.

This episode was recorded on Monday 29th July 2019


EPISODE #3 with DAN BUTCHER

In which Stuart asks Dan Butcher the question; Why Comics?...

Stuart is joined by Dan Butcher (Vanguard/The Awesome Comics Podcast) to talk about creating comics and more, all stemming from that one question.

Recommendations - InvincibleKingdomRachael Smith, Reckless Hero & John Tucker

LINKS;

DAN- Website - Twitter @VanguardComic

ACP - Podbean - Twitter @theawesomepod - Facebook - Big Cartel

Title Music - Strangers In Paradise by Ruth's Curtain

This episode is available on iTunes.

This episode was recorded on Wednesday 10th July 2019


EPISODE #2 with JOHN TUCKER

In which Stuart asks John Tucker the question; Why Comics?...

Stuart is joined by John Tucker (Adrift, Plan A/Plan B) to talk about creating comics and more, all stemming from that one question.

Recommendations - Gunshow, Nedroid Picture Diary & Charles H. Raymond

LINKS;

JOHNWebsite - Twitter @johntuckerart

Title Music - Strangers In Paradise by Ruth's Curtain

This episode is available on iTunes.

This episode was recorded on Wednesday 19th June 2019


EPISODE #1 with TONY ESMOND

In which Stuart asks Tony Esmond the question; Why Comics?...

For the first episode of our new series, Stuart is joined by Tony Esmond (NoBrow, The Awesome Comics Podcast) to talk about his love of comics and more, all stemming from that one question.

Recommendations - In Waves & Kingdom

LINKS;

TONYWebsite - Twitter @Ezohyez

NOBROWWebsite - Twitter @NobrowPress - Facebook

ACPPodbean - Twitter @theawesomepod - Facebook - Big Cartel

Title Music - Strangers In Paradise by Ruth's Curtain

This episode is available on iTunes.

This episode was recorded on Friday 14th June 2019