Panel Borders: Scott Pilgrim, Lost at Sea

Katie, the main protagonist in Bryan O'Malley's Seconds. Art © Bryan O'Malley

Katie, the main protagonist in Bryan O’Malley’s Seconds. Art © Bryan O’Malley

Concluding his two part interview with Bryan Lee O’Malley on today’s Panel Borders comic radio show, Alex Fitch talks to the author about his seminal six part series Scott Pilgrim and his debut graphic novel Lost at Sea. Fitch and O’Malley discuss Edgar Wright’s film adaptation of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, O’Malley’s use of autobiographical incidents which inform his work and pencilling covers for comics by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie.
The interview recorded in front of an audience at the British Library, August 2014.
• Panel Borders: Scott Pilgrim, Lost at Sea airs at 11.00am Thursday 25th September, repeated 7.00am Saturday 27th September 2014, Resonance 104.4 FM (London) / streamed at / podcast after broadcast

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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