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

George Hardie - TDK Cassettes

Call for Papers: Graphic Brighton 2018, mashing music with comics!

Music and comics have had a connection right from the start, with the title of the seminal newspaper strip Hogan’s Alley taken from a popular song by Edward Harrigan. As the 20th Century progressed, these two media flirted with each other for inspiration and style, from Marvel comics based on the rock band KISS, toContinue reading Call for Papers: Graphic Brighton 2018, mashing music with comics!

Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Hexagonal Phase

Electric Sheep: Audio Dramatics celebrates Doctor Who and Hitchhiker’s Guide Audio Anniversaries

Continuing the new hour-long series Electric Sheep: Audio Dramatics on Resonance FM in which Alex Fitch talks to creators of audio dramas that have been broadcast on radio or released on CD and MP3 download, “Sci-Fi Anniversaries” celebrates two landmarks for Doctor Who and  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. In this episode Alex talks to actressContinue reading Electric Sheep: Audio Dramatics celebrates Doctor Who and Hitchhiker’s Guide Audio Anniversaries

Star Wars art by Bob Molesworth

Panel Borders: Toys and Games

Panel Borders: Toys and Games, airing today on ResonanceFM, offers a pair of interviews looking at the connections between toys, games and comics. Alex Fitch talks to artists Karen Rubins and Bob Molesworth about their work. Karen discusses her new comic art card game, Comic Turns (plying for deserved backing on Kickstarter now), which allowsContinue reading Panel Borders: Toys and Games