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We'd Like A Word

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A podcast & radio show about words: writers, readers, books, poetry, lyrics, scripts, comedy, illustrators, agents & all things wordy.


31. Comics (part 2) with David Leach, Joel Meadows & the Little Bookshop Cookham

Comics writer, drawer & editor David Leach of Titan Comics & creator of Psycho Gran talks to presenters Paul Waters & Stevyn Colgan about the comic strips he’s been involved with Including Henry’s Cat, Spiderman, Dan Dare, Ren and Stimpy, Toxic Avengers, Dinner Ladies from Hell, Oink comic, Rugrats, Beavis and Butthead & many more. David shares his influences, heroes, secrets & top tips. We meet him inside the studio, crammed with books, comics, graphic novels, figurines & his drawing board, where he also served the innovative dishes that won him TV’s Come Dine With Me. You’re no doubt wondering if David has a favourite pencil? Deep not-at-all-stupid questions like that are finally answered. We also hear from the editor IN CHIEF of Tripwire magazine Joel Meadows. And we begin our series of bookshop visits - this time we celebrate the very small, cute & friendly Little Bookshop in Cookham.
We'd Like A Word is a podcast and radio show from authors Paul Waters and  Stevyn Colgan. We talk with writers, readers, celebrities, talkers,  poets about books, songs, lyrics, speeches,  scripts, fiction and  non-fiction. We go out on various radio platforms at least once a fortnight and every other Thursday on podcast. Our website is -  which is where you'll find information about Paul and Steve and our  guests - and details of the radio stations that carry We'd Like A Word.  We're also on Twitter @wedlikeaword and Facebook @wedlikeaword and our email is - and yes,  we are slightly embarrassed by the missing apostrophes. We like to hear  from you - your thoughts,  ideas, guest or book suggestions. Perhaps you'd like to come on We'd Like A Word in person, to chat, review, meet writers or read out passages from books. . .

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