Panel Borders: Tom Gauld and Simone Lia discuss Cabanon Press

Panel Borders: Cabanon Press

In the second of a series of shows about comic book creators who have collaborated together, Alex Fitch talks to celebrated British cartoonists Tom Gauld and Simone Lia in a conversation recorded at this year’s Spring Comiket at Bishopsgate Institute, London.

Tom and Simone talk about their collaborative comics First and Second (collected together as Both by Bloomsbury) and publishing books together under the title Cabanon Press.

8pm, Sunday 15th July 2012, Resonance 104.4 FM (London) / streamed at www.resonancefm.com / podcast at www.panelborders.wordpress.com

Also, Alex contributes to this week’s episode of the counter-culture and liberal activism podcast, The Pod Delusion:

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The Pod Delusion episode 144

In this episode we find out what’s happening with Richard O’Dwyer, the Sheffield student who’s facing extradition to the US for copyright infringement, why Nature won in the libel courts, and why the government is letting creationism be taught in British schools…

Plus: Sean Ellis suggest a novel solution for Lords Reform, Alex Fitch discusses portrayals of Gay Marriages in comics such as Life with Archie, Astonishing X-Men and James Robinson’s new DC title Earth 2 with journalist Tim Macavoy, and we preview a couple of fun Edinburgh shows!

http://poddelusion.co.uk/blog/2012/07/12/episode-144-13th-july-2012

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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