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The new season of the portsmouth comic con podcast is now live!! Hosted by the inimitable luke bugg, aka the geek of steel!

episode eight (16th may 2024)

EPISODE synopsis

The weekend we were all excitedly waiting for is sadly over for another year, and on this episode Luke Bugg “The Geek Of Steel” was interviewing at the event. The weekend was filled with cosplayers, celebrities, creators and creatures and Luke had a great time interacting with them all. Next year will soon be with us and you can order your tickets for Portsmouth Comic Con 2025 now.

Luke had this to say about the event:

“Portsmouth Comic Con means so much to me and I was honoured when I was asked to produce this Podcast. When I first heard about the event in 2018 I knew it was something the city, and the South Coast, needed and it’s been a joy to see it evolve over the years while also still holding onto its core values. 

It’s an entertaining and inclusive weekend for fans and families who want to embrace their passions while enjoying everything the world of Comics and Pop Culture has to offer. This event not only makes me proud to be a geek, but to be a geek from Portsmouth.” 

episode sEVEN (22nd april 2024)

EPISODE synopsis

Portsmouth Comic Con is almost here and on this episode I got to speak with two guests who will be attending on the 11th and 12th of May. Michael Carter (Star Wars, An American Werewolf In London,The House Of The Dragon) was a charming guest and I could have listened to his stories for about Star Wars and acting for hours!

Haydes from ASAP Imagination was my second guest and they told me all about what it takes to become a successful comic publisher and why comics, and comic creators, are so important.

episode six (25th march 2024)

EPISODE synopsis

This episode has not one but TWO of the guests that will be appearing at Portsmouth Comic Con on the 11th and 12th of May. Luke “The Geek Of Steel” got to speak two heroes from the world of comics.  Writer Jordan Thomas and writer/cartoonist Roger Langridge sat down with Luke to talk about their careers, passions and what Portsmouth Comic Con means to them.

episode FIVE (8th march 2024)

EPISODE synopsis

We bring you a very special edition of the Portsmouth Comic Con Podcast in honour of International Women’s Day! 💝 The girls are taking over this episode, so join us for an interesting discussion, a celebration of the women around us and their achievements, as well as some fun games!

episode four (20th february 2024)

EPISODE synopsis

We got one! ECTO-1 to be precise. On this episode Luke Bugg “The Geek Of Steel” got to speak with the owner of the iconic Ghosbusters vehicle that will be coming to Portsmouth Comic Con on the 11th and 12th May. Austyn told Luke all about his love for Ghostbusters, how Ecto-1GB traveled all over the world to get to him and how he transformed it into the car we all know and love. Where to find Ecto-1GB online: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ecto1gb Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ecto1gb

episode THREE (29th JANUARY 2024)

EPISODE synopsis

On this episode of The Portsmouth Comic Con Luke Bugg got to sit down with one of the guests that will be attending the event on May 11th and 12th. Russell Walks is an illustrator and designer who calls America home, but spends most of his time “off-planet” creating art for a variety of sci-fi and fantasy properties, including Star Wars, Star Trek, and Marvel’s Amazing Multiverse. Luke had a great time hearing about Russell’s passions, projects, his work ethic and about when he was a guest on “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?”! Russell is travelling all the way from Montana to attend Portsmouth Comic Con and will be bringing plenty of his artwork and charm!

episode two (18th december 2023)

EPISODE synopsis

It’s time for another episode of The Portsmouth Comic Con Podcast. On this episode,  Luke Bugg “The Geek Of Steel” sits down with some of the members of Joker Squad to talk about the times they’ve attended the event and to tease what they have planned for 2024. Joker Squad UK was founded in Feb 2013 and has grown to over 100 members who costume as characters from the universe of Star Wars. They often attend events around the country and they’ve always made Portsmouth Comic Con  joyful and exciting experience with their detailed costumes and exciting interactions. 

episode one (29th november 2023)

EPISODE synopsis

On the first episode of the new season, Luke will be speaking with organisers, interviewing guests and sharing exclusive information about the event that is coming back next year on the 11th and 12th of May. On episode one he shares some of his memories of the con and speaks with two heroes that help put on this event each year- Nick and Curt. Over the years Luke has loved promoting this experience and has happily been an ambassador for it across his channels. The organisers are always looking on ways to improve the experience for the visitors and make it a memorable occasion. Whether it is your first or your thousandth visit to a con, you will have a great time and make some amazing memories.