Monday, 10 January 2022

Episode 477 - Transformers: Marvel UK Annual 1985/86!


Happy New Year! Let's start as we mean to go on, with some more amazing retro content! This week we're taking a look at the Transformers Annual from 1985/86, joined as always for Transformers stuff by Andy from the Smorgaspod! Expect Insecticons, Xaaron, text stories galore and even a board game as we discover what Transformers fandom in the UK looked like just before the Movie hit!

If you want to follow along with us, scans can be found here: https://britishcomics.wordpress.com/2016/10/03/transformers/

Back to the Eighties @ Twitter: @BTTEPOD

Back to the 80's on Facebook: facebook.com/bttepod


We've only gone and done it again...

Monday, 20 December 2021

Episode 476 - Transformers: Marvel UK December 1985!


It's Christmas 1985, and the Transformers comic has been going a little while now, and finally gives us a proper Christmas issue! Dated 3 days AFTER Christmas Day, but still! We also get a proper Christmassy story, the conclusion of the Creation Matrix Saga, and an iconic image of Optimus Prime. Join myself and Andy as we take a look at Christmas 36 years ago!

(This episode covers issues #38-#41.)

If you want to follow along with us, scans can be found here: https://britishcomics.wordpress.com/2016/10/03/transformers/

Back to the Eighties @ Twitter: @BTTEPOD

Back to the 80's on Facebook: facebook.com/bttepod


We've only gone and done it again...

Monday, 13 December 2021

Episode 475 - Nostalgic Christmas with Wil Hodgson!


Our old friend Wil's back with more Christmas memories, so expect a hit of festive nostlagia including football at Christmas, cartoons, Dickens, and so much more!

Back to the Eighties @ Twitter: @BTTEPOD

Back to the 80's on Facebook: facebook.com/bttepod


We've only gone and done it again...

Sunday, 5 December 2021

Episode 474 - Nostalgic Christmas with Dave Bulmer!


It's Christmas time again, and we're kicking off the festivities in style with Sonic the Comic's Dave Bulmer! We'll be talking about some great Christmas memories including school plays, making Christmas cards, glitter glue, pressies, and also taking a look at the BBC line up on Christmas Day, 1988!

Pull up a blanket, grab a cuppa, and get cosy!

Sonic the Comic the Podcast: stctp.wigglehe.com

Back to the Eighties @ Twitter: @BTTEPOD

Back to the 80's on Facebook: facebook.com/bttepod


We've only gone and done it again...

Sunday, 28 November 2021

Episode 473 - Transformers: Marvel UK November 1985!


We're nearly at the end of the second year of Marvel UK Transformers comics, and things are hotting up with the Creation Matrix story! Will Buster be able to figure out what to do with what's in his head? And will Prime be able to stop Shockwave being able to create a new line of Decepticon warriors? Join Andy from the Smorgaspod and myself to find out! 

If you want to follow along with us, scans can be found here: https://britishcomics.wordpress.com/2016/10/03/transformers/

Back to the Eighties @ Twitter: @BTTEPOD

Back to the 80's on Facebook: facebook.com/bttepod


We've only gone and done it again...

Saturday, 13 November 2021

Episode 472 - Retrogaming Bytes!


Sacha AKA Coffehound RetroSharka is back with us, this time o discuss the best ways to get into the Retrogaming scene! The best consoles, computers and systems, the games, and even the magazines! It's a real retro riot!

Back to the Eighties @ Twitter: @BTTEPOD

Back to the 80's on Facebook: facebook.com/bttepod


We've only gone and done it again...

Saturday, 6 November 2021

Episode 471 - Carpenter of Fear


Duncan from Stacebob and the Dweebs is back with us this episode, and we're talking about one of the most important directors that horror has ever seen - John Carpenter! From The Thing to Assault on Precinct 13, it's all here! As are all the tangents that Glenn and Dunc go on in one of their episodes. Please, join us on the ride! It'll be fun, honest!

Back to the Eighties @ Twitter: @BTTEPOD

Back to the 80's on Facebook: facebook.com/bttepod


We've only gone and done it again...