Comics Special

with guests Nat Metcalfe and Tom Oldham

This week’s episode is a comics special as Robin is joined in studio by our resident comics expert, comedian Nat Metcalfe and Tom Oldham of Breakdown Press. They chat about Douglas Dixon, Ken Reid, Lando and why too many comics these days are starting to read like storyboards for a future Netflix series.

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Reading List

Robin recommends:

After Man by Douglas Dixon

Picnoleptic Inertia by Stathis Tsemberlidis

Gardens of Glass by Lando

The work of JG Ballard

Stranger Than We Can Imagine by John Higgs

Turn Off Your Mind by Gary Lachman

Angels of Anarchy by Patricia Allmer

Tom recommends:

Happy! by Grant Morrison

The End of the F***ing World by Charles S. Forsman

Windowpane by Tom Kessler

Wet Shape in the Dark by Jon Chandler

Big Numbers by Alan Moore

Faceache by Ken Reid

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Volume IV: The Tempest by Alan Moore

The Hearing Trumpet by Leonora Carrington

Born to be Posthumous by Mark Dery

Nat recommends:

The work of Michael Allred

The work of Darwyn Cooke

The work of the Hernandez Brothers

The work of Ed Brubaker

Ghost World by Daniel Clowes

Amnesia by Al Columbia

Ken Reid’s Creepy Creations by Ken Reid

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