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Who, or what, are The Lightning Dogs? They’re a pack of anthropomorphic dogs from another world, trapped on a post-apocalyptic Earth. Armed with special powers and tearing through the Wasteland in their battle-ready vehicles, they combat the evil Glampire’s minions and keep his vampiric reach from extending to the stars! It’s an animated adventure series steeped in the glory of 80s and 90s cartoons… Or at least it could be. We’re on a quest to see how far we can take it – documenting our journey every step of the way in Lightning Dogs: The Official Paw’dcast. LIGHTNINGDOGS.COM
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    • 4.7 • 20 Ratings

Who, or what, are The Lightning Dogs? They’re a pack of anthropomorphic dogs from another world, trapped on a post-apocalyptic Earth. Armed with special powers and tearing through the Wasteland in their battle-ready vehicles, they combat the evil Glampire’s minions and keep his vampiric reach from extending to the stars! It’s an animated adventure series steeped in the glory of 80s and 90s cartoons… Or at least it could be. We’re on a quest to see how far we can take it – documenting our journey every step of the way in Lightning Dogs: The Official Paw’dcast. LIGHTNINGDOGS.COM
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    An Animated Short is in Production!

    An Animated Short is in Production!

    Our documentary journey has been quiet for some time - but we're breaking that silence with earth-shattering news: we have a Lightning Dogs animated short in production!
    We're excited to announce that we've teamed up with The DAVE School to at long last bring our Dogs to life. The short is in the midst of production and we have a wealth of stories to tell: from the multiple scripts that led us to this one crystallized tale, to the big changes to characters, to suiting up for performance capture, and much more!
    Flash-forward to the present as Cap, Doug, and Producer, John La Valle give a spoiler-free, birds-eye view of how this project came together and who's involved. And then flash-back as we catch you up on what we've been up to... Because even while our podcast chronicle has grown cold, things have still been heated behind-the-scenes! #HowlNoise
    For links and more info, head to the main episode page:
    https://nerdyshow.com/2019/04/lightning-dogs-an-animated-short-is-in-production

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    • 43 min
    Update: See Us in Durham, NC at NC Comicon - Nov 9-11 + More!

    Update: See Us in Durham, NC at NC Comicon - Nov 9-11 + More!

    Though the podcast has fallen silent, the Lightning Dogs team are still hard at work behind the scenes! We'll be back soon, but in the meantime come see us at North Carolina Comicon Bull City - in Durham November 9th-11th with a panel on the 10th. Doug and his Ghostbusters RPG crew will also be at AVL Scarefest in Ashville, NC October 19th-21st. If you're only following our podcast feed, be sure to scope us out on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram to see what we've been up to!
    NCCC Bull City: http://nccomicon.com/bull-city/
    AVL Scarefest: http://avlscarefest.com/

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    • 4 min
    Update: See Us in Raleigh, NC at NC Comicon - - March 17 & 18!

    Update: See Us in Raleigh, NC at NC Comicon - - March 17 & 18!

    Presenting our full panel schedule at NC Comicon: Oak City in Raleigh - March 17 & 18! We'll also have a booth.
    Saturday:
     11AM - Cap Interviews Voice Actor Jen Cohn 12PM - LIGHTNING DOGS PANEL 2:30-3:15PM - Cap Hosts a Q&A with Kevin Eastman 4PM - Queer Comics - Featuring Cap, Tini Howard (Hack/Slash, Assassinistas), Sarah Gaydos (Love Is Love), Siena Fallon (Ultimate Comics), Matthew Connor (NCCC) 6PM - Ghostbusters - Featuring Cap & Doug alongside IDW's Ghostbusters' Erik Burnham and Tom Waltz, with Jeremy Tarney 
    Sunday:
    12PM - Cap Hosts The Look and Sound of Online Gaming: Jen Cohn + pro Blizzard cosplayer Jackie Craft 1:30-2:15PM - Cap Hosts a Q&A with Kevin Eastman3PM - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles & Other Strangeness - Featuring Cap alongside IDW's TMNT writers Tom Waltz and Erik Burnham, with artist Ben Bishop
    More info:
    http://nccomicon.com/

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    • 5 min
    Update: NC Comicon Oak City & More!

    Update: NC Comicon Oak City & More!

    Come visit us in Raleigh, North Carolina for NC Comicon - March 17 & 18 - and let Cap keep you up to date with the latest on what's going on with The Nerdy Show Network and their day job at Consequence of Sound.
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    • 7 min
    Raising Kane

    Raising Kane

    In our last drawstream we took on the hero character who we'd drawn the most, so this time we're working on the deceptive protagonist we've drawn the least: Kane Corso. Kane is a tough cookie, and a complicated dog of discerning tastes. He know that in a world of ordinary and conventional, only the most distinctive will ever leave a truly lasting impression. But, when you're just an alien dog in a world of mutant freaks on the dead planet of your gods... it makes you think. Tune in as we trace Kane's pulp hero roots and learn about some surprising synchronicity between his breed and his backstory all while honing his visual style.
    For links and more info, head to the main episode page: https://nerdyshow.com/2017/12/lightning-dogs-the-official-pawdcast-episode-28

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    • 28 min
    The Pain Train

    The Pain Train

    All aboard the Pain Train! Vehicle designer Max Acree is back in the studio and dishing out devious plans for new rides in The Wasteland. The Lightning Dogs are coming to Earth with a pretty serious advantage when it comes to tech, so Halloween Jack and his cronies are going to have to get innovative if they want to stand a chance. We look at a variety of designs for the Skeleton Krew's preferred mode of transport for rolling up and terrorizing the peoploid populace: The Ghoul Bus, as well as The Underdog a tool designed specifically for sabotaging The Brutus. However, it's not just Jack that's kicking up dust in these freaky lands... somewhere out there chugs The Pain Train. What it is and who runs this engine of doom... well, we've got a lot of working theories.
    For links and more info, head to the main episode page: https://nerdyshow.com/2017/11/lightning-dogs-27-the-pain-train/ ‎

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    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

Buzkill36 ,

i love the idea hope to see it soon

I just finished listening to all the episodes on the podcast, love the ideas for lighting dogs. just wondering if the Brutus vehicle has be finished or not because if not look into a half-track from Germany ww2 and there panther vehicle also from Germany.
Anyway have fun and good luck

vulco187 ,

Awesome

I’m still catching up on these episodes but this podcast is so good. I love seeing the generation and fleshing out of these ideas in “real time”. If you’re a fan of 80s and 90s cartoons and want a taste of the behind the scenes, this podcast is for you

yourfur ,

howl of insperation

this year I went to megaplex , and the little both they had not knowing what what light ning dogs was , and being a realitvly new artist on the schene i was innamered with the the guy running the both i saw the love and hope in his eyes
i really sad that i coulnt buy a consept book or even go to the panel
later on that day i started watching theses pod cast ,and it really helped me with my own comic world building. its doggone filled with puns and joy i love listing to theses podcats when i draw wan art incomming and i and defently re-furing this to my freinds sokeep your nose to the ground and i look foward to the future

sorry about the spelling erros

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