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

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

Comedian Stewart Lee. Photo: Colin Hutton SNIP

Panel Borders: Comics on Comics with Stewart Lee and Josie Long

Comedians Stewart Lee and Josie Long discuss their appreciation of the medium and forays into creating strips in Panel Borders: Comics on Comics this week. Stewart Lee is an English stand-up comedian, writer and director who was one half of the radio duo Lee and Herring in the mid-1990s, alongside Richard Herring. He also co-wroteContinue reading Panel Borders: Comics on Comics with Stewart Lee and Josie Long

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