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

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