Panel Borders: Medical Emergencies features interviews with Karen Berger and the Mad Robot Comics team

Panel Borders: Medical Emergencies

The monthly radio show about comics and graphic novels is back tonight. In Panel Borders: Medical EmergenciesAlex Fitch talks to two teams of creators who use knowledge of medical emergencies to inform sci-fi and fantasy titles.

At Cartoon County, Brighton, Alex explores the Madhouse and Cadavers comics created by Matt Hardy and Edward Bentley, from their Worthing based imprint Mad Robot Comics.

Then, in a panel discussion recorded at Gosh! Comics, editor Karen Berger, writer Sara Kenney, colourist James Devlin and medical advisor Dr. Adam Roberts (UCL) discuss their speculative thriller Surgeon X, which was drawn by the late John Watkiss, who died last month.

• Panel Borders: Medical Emergencies5.30pm Wednesday 1st February 2017, repeated 6am Sunday 5th February, Resonance 104.4 FM / DAB (London), streamed at / podcast at

The founder of downthetubes, John works as a comics editor, writer, as Creative Consultant on the Dan Dare audio adventures for B7 Media, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing for over 30 years, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Magazine and Babylon 5 Magazine. He also edited the comics anthology STRIP Magazine and edited several audio comics for ROK Comics. He has also edited several comic collections, including volumes of “Charley’s War and “Dan Dare”. He’s the writer of “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz, published on Tapastic; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood for digital comic 100% Biodegradable.

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