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

Panel Borders - Shelly and Philip Bond

Panel Borders: The Name’s Bond…

On this week’s Panel Borders, Alex Fitch talks to three members of the same family who are involved with making comics. Shelly and Philip Bond discuss respectively editing and drawing comics published by Vertigo and IDW, such as Black Crown Quarterly, and Bob Bond talks about his six decades as a sports cartoonist, collected inContinue reading Panel Borders: The Name’s Bond…

Panel Borders: Inking and Painting Women Promotional Image

Panel Borders: Inking and Painting Women

Celebrating International Women’s Day, Panel Borders: Inking and Painting Women features guest presenter Myriad Editions publisher Corinne Pearlman introduce three talks about female comic creators, recorded at Laydeez Do ComicsContinue reading Panel Borders: Inking and Painting Women

Part of the the cover of Black Dog – The Dreams of Paul Nash by Dave McKean

Panel Borders examines the legacy of the Great War in comics

In a couple of interviews recorded at Graphic Brighton, on this week’s Panel Borders show, Alex Fitch talks to the creators of a pair of graphic novels that illuminate the lives of two notable people affected by World War One, also known to some as the Great War. Dave McKean discusses his Black Dog –Continue reading Panel Borders examines the legacy of the Great War in comics