Panel Borders: Telling Truths

A quick reminder… In an episode of long-running radio show and podcast Panel Borders titled Telling Truths, presenter Alex Fitch talks to a quartet of graphic novelists whose work reflects events from history over the last hundred years.

Interior art from Livestock, Graphic Science, Fukishima and Such, Such Were The Joys

In a panel discussion recorded at a previous Lakes International Comic Art Festival, Hannah Berry, Darryl Cunningham and Fumio Obata discuss how their work is based on recent culture and economicsregarding graphic novels Livestock, Graphic Science and Fumio’s Fukishima comic.

Also, cartoonist Jaime Huxtable talks about illustrating the graphic novel adaptation of George Orwell’s autobiographical essay Such, Such Were The Joys, with script by Sean Michael Wilson, in a Q and A recorded at Cartoon County.

• Panel Borders: Telling Truths was first partially broadcast 7th October 2021 on Resonance 104.4 FM / DAB (London). Listen to it here on the official Panel Borders web site


• For more audio formats to download and stream, visit the home of this episode at
Hannah Berry’s website
Darryl Cunningham’s blog
Fumio Obata’s website
Jaime Huxtable’s website

More info about the latest graphic graphic novels by this episode’s guests: The Garden by Fumio Obata, Livestock by Hannah Berry, Putin’s Russia by Darryl Cunningham, and Such, Such Were The Joys by Jaime Huxtable

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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