Panel Borders probes the teams behind two anthology titles

In a pair of interviews recorded at Cartoon County, Alex Fitch talks to a number of creators about their work on anthologies on the next episode of Panel Borders on ResonanceFM.

Sarah Mirk discusses her work on political comics anthology The Nib with contributions from artists Myfanwy Tristram and Daniel Locke. They talk about their strips created for the title, which is devoted to political satire, journalism and non-fiction comics, on what is going down in the world.

Plus, Ben Conan Cullis, a.k.a. Benksy, and veteran comics editor Steve MacManus talk about the various titles they’ve launched via Kickstarter including The 77, Blazer and Pandora, which are a love letter to classic British comics.

• Panel Borders: New Anthologies airs at 5.30pm, Wednesday 4th May 2022, repeat broadcast 11am, Sunday 8th May 2022, Resonance 104.4 FM + DAB (London) / broadcast streamed at / podcast after broadcast at

• More info about Sarah’s work at

The founder of downthetubes, which he established in 1998. John works as a comics and magazine editor, writer, and on promotional work for the Lakes International Comic Art Festival. Working in British comics publishing since the 1980s, his credits include editor of titles such as Doctor Who Magazine, Star Trek Explorer (previously known as Star Trek Magazine) and more. 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 "Pilgrim: Secrets and Lies" for B7 Comics; “Crucible”, a creator-owned project with 2000AD artist Smuzz; and “Death Duty” and “Skow Dogs” with Dave Hailwood.

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