The Action Points Podcast! Episode 96: Comics and Cons with Fred Atkins

In this episode:

We chat about a whole bunch of comics and comic-related news as we are joined by Fred Atkins, from our friendly local comic shop and writer of Spitfires. We talk about our experiences at Oz Comic Con, exciting new titles from Image Expo, news from San Diego Comic Con and the Eisner Awards! Also, Evan tells us about For As Long As It Rains, Fred talks about some video games (Bloodborne, Shadow of Mordor) and comics (Gotham Academy, Moon Knight, Outcast, Copperhead, Birthright) he’s been reading, and Aaron gushes about Supreme: Blue Rose.

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Episode 96 – Comics and Cons with Fred Atkins

Music: Theme for Harold (var. 2) by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a CC Attribution 3.0.

Links for the things we talked about:

FRED Distribution

Legends Comics & Coffee

All Star Comics

Spitfires on Facebook, @FAcomics on Twitter and on the old blog

Stephen Bradbury


Sleeping vs Eating

For As Long As It Rains

Pow Pow Press

Monsieur Choc

Spaceship Handlebars featured in our previous episode on party games


Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor


Gotham Academy

Moon Knight

Outcast (which is going to be on TV)




Supreme: The Story of the Year

Prophet (compare the latest run to the original incarnation of the character here)

Supreme: Blue Rose

Ver. Ka MSN-04 Sazabi & RX-93 Nu Gundam

Oz Comic Con Melbourne

Rocky Hammer’s  Drawings of Pokemon

Dragon Racer

Peter Serafinowicz was the voice of Darth Maul

Tavern Fame (we spoke to designers Dylan Shearer and Aaron Sparke on the podcast here)

Quarries of Scred and Seas of Scred

Suicide Squad Trailer

Star Wars Comic Con Video

Image Expo 2015 announcements (Black Magick, Snot Girl, Invincible Reboot?, Sunset Park, Slave Punk)

The Fade Out

Satellite Sam

Check out the Tales From India Humble Bundle, including Avatarex and Chakra the Invincible

There will be a new Legend of Korra comic book series

Toy releases from San Diego Comic Con

My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic Comics

DC Super Hero Girls

Lilo & Stitch Anime

Neon Genesis Evangelion

Mitch was having fun at San Diego Comic Con (we previously chatted with Mitch on the podcast here)

Eisner Award Winners 2015

Bara vs. Yaoi

The brand new Archie from Mark Waid and Fiona Staples

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