Panel Borders: Killing Superman with Louise Simonson and Frank Quitely

In this week’s Panel Borders, Alex Fitch talks to a pair of comic book creators who have been involved in titles which depicted The Death of Superman. In a discussion recorded at Portsmouth Comic Con, writer Louise Simonson talks about killing the Man of Steel in the 1990s and working on iconic Marvel comics suchContinue reading Panel Borders: Killing Superman with Louise Simonson and Frank Quitely

Panel Borders: Studying Comics

Panel Borders: Studying Comics

In a trio of interviews recorded at academic events for the comics radio show Panel Borders, Alex Fitch talks to three writers of academic books about comics. At the IGNCC conference at the University of Dundee, Alex talks to David Kunzle and and Thierry Groensteen about their titles on the history and language of comics,Continue reading Panel Borders: Studying Comics

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Wolves in the Bay: Surreal McCoy, Rachel Ball announced for Herne Bay Cartoon Festival

Artist The Surreal McCoy will be back in Herne Bay this summer, as part of the sixth annual Herne Bay Cartoon Festival. She will be discussing her graphic novel, The Wolf of Baghdad – A Memoir of a Lost Homeland on Friday 3rd August, in conversation with Alex Fitch and artist Rachel Ball, author ofContinue reading Wolves in the Bay: Surreal McCoy, Rachel Ball announced for Herne Bay Cartoon Festival

Musician and comic writer Gerard Way

Panel Borders: Music and Comics

In a pair of interviews recorded in front of a live audience, Panel Borders investigates the work of a trio of creators who have an interest in combining music and comic book art. At Thought Bubble Festival, Alex Fitch talks to My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way about writing such comics as Doom Patrol, The Umbrella Academy and TheContinue reading Panel Borders: Music and Comics

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Panel Borders: Titans and Men of Action

Starting a new series of Panel Borders, Alex Fitch explores the work of two much loved American comic book writers. In a discussion recorded at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival last year, Alex talks to Joe Kelly about writing Spider-Man, Justice League and I Kill Giants, plus his involvement with the group ‘Man of Action’Continue reading Panel Borders: Titans and Men of Action