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This week’s Panel Borders: 2000AD alumni Colin Wilson and Jim Alexander interviewed

A panel from Rogue Trooper, drawn by Colin Wilson

Starting a month of shows about ‘The Galaxy’s Greatest Comic’, Alex Fitch talks to a writer and an artist about their work in and after 2000AD. Colin Wilson discusses getting his first work on the periodical and drawing Judge Dredd and Rogue Trooper strips in the early 1980s, while writer Jim Alexander and artist Pete Woods discuss titles published by ... Read More »

Alex Maleev Strips

Strip!: Daredevil by Alex Maleev and Alex IrvineClassic heroes month continues on Alex Fitch’s radio show and podcast Strip!, which airs on London’d Resonance FM, with a look at the red-suited vigilante Daredevil – blind lawyer by day and superhero by night, soon to be written by former 2000AD editor Andy Diggle, who has just signed an exclusive contract with ... Read More »

2017 Lakes International Comic Art Festival Programme Revealed, some of the British Comics events highlighted

Art by Sergio Aragonés

The Lakes International Comic Art Festival has just revealed its programme for its Festival Weekend in October 2017, celebrating comic art from across the world, and I’ve picked out just some of the highlights for fans of British comics. The Festival Weekend features over 70 international guests, including Sergio Aragonés, Stan Sakai, Comics Laureate Charlie Adlard, Hannah Berry, Melinda Gebbie, Jason Latour, Brendan McCarthy and many ... Read More »

Panel Borders: Collecting Souls and Brighton Rock

Hannah Berry, Joe Decie and graphic designer George Hardie

Panel Borders, the monthly show about comics and graphic novels is back this week, celebrating the output of three artists associated with the City of Brighton and Hove. Alex Fitch talks to graphic novelists Hannah Berry, Joe Decie (whose graphic novel, Collecting Sticks, debuts this month) and graphic designer George Hardie about their work. Coinciding with a career retrospective at University ... Read More »

Panel Borders: Medical Emergencies features interviews with Karen Berger and the Mad Robot Comics team

Panel Borders: Medical Emergencies

The monthly radio show about comics and graphic novels is back tonight. In Panel Borders: Medical Emergencies, Alex Fitch talks to two teams of creators who use knowledge of medical emergencies to inform sci-fi and fantasy titles. At Cartoon County, Brighton, Alex explores the Madhouse and Cadavers comics created by Matt Hardy and Edward Bentley, from their Worthing based imprint Mad Robot ... Read More »

Graphic Brighton 2016

Graphic Brighton 2016 Poster

University of Brighton College of Arts and Humanities present the third annual Graphic Brighton symposium with its 2016 theme of Conflict and Resolution, to connect with the Great War Centenary. The symposium is aimed at scholars, creators, publishers and readers of sequential narratives, and follows successful conferences in 2014 and 2015, which featured such guests as Hannah Berry, John Higgins, ... Read More »

Lakes International Comic Art Festival releases full programme

Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2016 Art SNIP

Simply crammed with information about this year’s three day-long Lakes International Comic Art Festival weekend (14th – 16th October) in Kendal, in addition to full coverage of the event on event’s web site, the 2016 Festival Programme is available to view and download now. This year’s Festival offers an absolutely packed programme this year, including guest talks, film screenings, workshops (sign up ... Read More »

Panel Borders delves into Action – The Story of a Violent Comic

Action 1976 - The Revamp

Panel Borders, the only regular monthly look at comic books, graphic novels and sequential art steam* broadcast in the UK over the airwaves, delves into the story behind one of the country’s most controversial comics tonight. Guest presenter Professor Martin Barker (from the University of Aberystwyth) investigates the story of Britain’s notorious Action comic, which (as Moose Harris recounts here, ... Read More »

Panel Borders: Drawing The Beano

In Drawing The Beano, the latest Panel Borders podcast, Alex Fitch talks to writers / artists Laura Howell and Hunt Emerson who have contributed a number of strips to The Beano since 2002, including “Little Plum”, “Ratz”, “Minnie the Minx” and more, in an interview recorded at Caption comics festival, Coventry. Laura discusses moving from the small press to mainstream ... Read More »

An All-New “Garth” Story Continues the Mirror Hero’s Original Adventures

Art for the second online episode of Garth: The Z-File 2: Inferno! by Bill Storie, coloured by Ant Jones

It’s been many years since the last official new Garth adventure appeared in the Britain’s national Daily Mirror but his many fans still hanker for his return – and now an unofficial continuation of the character, written and drawn by Bill Storie, coloured by Ant Jones, is being published online, with the blessing of the newspaper. Exclusive to the Garth fan page over on Facebook, ... Read More »

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