Panel Borders: Countryside Comics with Owen Michael Johnson

Owen Michael Johnson

Owen Michael Johnson

 

Continuing a month of shows about architecture and landscape in comics, guest presenter Lizzie Boyle from Disconnected Press talks to writer Owen Michael Johnson , one of the team behind Raygun Roads and the currently-seeking-funding, stunning looking Beast Wagon, about the experience of being a comic book creator in the countryside.

Recorded at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival, Kendal, Lizzie and Owen also discuss finding the difficulties of comic book communities in rural locations and using the landscape for inspiration.

• Panel Borders: Countryside Comics airs at 11.00am Thursday 12th March, repeated 7.00am Saturday 14th March 2015, Resonance 104.4 FM (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.compodcast after broadcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com

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The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.



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