Panel Borders: The DFC part 2 (John and Patrice Aggs / Jim Medway)

Panel Borders: The DFC part 2 (John and Patrice Aggs / Jim Medway)

Originally broadcast 29/05/08 as the second half of Strip! on Resonance 104.4 FM

Alex Fitch presents the second half of a special report on the new kids’comic The DFC published by Harper Collins / David Fickling Books, and recorded live at the launch party for the periodical. Alex talks to former manga artist John Aggs about the comic strip he’s drawing for The DFC which is written by acclaimed children’s author Philip Pullman, to John’s mother Patrice who is also producing a strip for the comic with her son called The Boss and to Jim Medway who is creating a comedy strip in The DFC called New at the Zoo.

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Comics news: No Barcodes logoNo Barcodes” – 10am – 6pm, 31st May, Camden Lock Market. London Underground Comics presents a one day small press festival in which 50 indie creators will be selling their self published comics in Camden Market in London, including some of the best up & coming & established artists: Ilya, Sean Azzopardi, Oliver Lambden, Oli Smith + recent Eagle Award winner Tom Humberstone. Mark Stafford's Pandaemonium Carnivale

More info at:, where writer / artist David Baillie has a selection of written interviews with some of the exhibitors.


On now at The Railway Tavern, Station Rise, Tulse Hill, occasional Strip! contributor (and Bryan Talbot’s Cherubs illustrator) Mark Stafford is exhibiting Pandemonium Carnivale; A series of unfortunate paintings…