Writer Garth Ennis at the Lakes International Comic Art Festival 2019. Photo: Chris Payne for LICAF

Panel Borders: Genre and Inspiration – Arts Foundation comics prize finalists, Garth Ennis interviewed

In a pair of recordings looking at how comic creators are inspired by genre and inspiration, guest presenter and comics laureate Hannah Berry talks to Arts Foundation comics prize finalists Esther McManus, Danny Noble, Jess Taylor and Zara Slattery in a panel discussion at The Cartoon Museum, London; plus Alex Fitch talks to Garth EnnisContinue reading Panel Borders: Genre and Inspiration – Arts Foundation comics prize finalists, Garth Ennis interviewed

Panel Borders: Inspired by Autobiography

Panel Borders: Inspired by Autobiography

In an episode of the comics radio show Panel Borders looking at how personal experience can inform the content of graphic novels, Alex Fitch talks to cartoonist Ian Williams about his books The Bad Doctor and The Lady Doctor. Plus, guest presenter Philippa Perry discusses The Book of Sarah with its author, artist Sarah Lightman, about the book’s mix of fine art drawings and diary entries.Continue reading Panel Borders: Inspired by Autobiography

Panel Borders: Apollo and other other Space Adventures

Panel Borders: Apollo and other other Space Adventures

In an episode of the radio show Panel Borders looking depictions of astronauts and close encounters on the comic book page, Alex Fitch talks to writers Matt Fitch and Chris Baker about their graphic novel adaptation of the first American Moon Landing – Apollo – and to graphic novelist Julian Hanshaw about his books TimContinue reading Panel Borders: Apollo and other other Space Adventures

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Oxford Comics Network probes The Holocaust in comics, also announces Tom Gauld event

The Oxford Comics Network has announced a new series of events, starting on the 7th May with “Early Holocaust Narratives in Comics”. Philip Smith of the University of The Bahamas seeks to examine representations of the death camps, particularly in horror comics such as Impact, Voodoo, and Witches Tales. This event will take place atContinue reading Oxford Comics Network probes The Holocaust in comics, also announces Tom Gauld event

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Brighton’s Cartoon County delivers Lip Hook creators David Hine and Mark Stafford

Comic creators David Hine and Mark Stafford will be interviewed by Alex Fitch at the free Cartoon County in Brighton on Monday, discussing their brilliant recent graphic novel Lip Hook, published last year by SelfMadeHero, and their forthcoming book The Bad Bad Place, coming from Soaring Penguin Press at the end of this year. David Hine has been workingContinue reading Brighton’s Cartoon County delivers Lip Hook creators David Hine and Mark Stafford