Panel Borders: Drawing The Beano
Alex Fitch talks to writers / artists Laura Howell and Hunt Emerson who have contributed a number of strips to The Beano since 2002, including Little Plum, Ratz, Minnie the Minx and more, in an interview recorded at Caption comics festival, Coventry. Laura discusses moving from the small press to mainstream comics, and Hunt talks about the challenges of drawing kids comics after a career of adaptations of adult literature.
For more info and a variety of formats to stream or download this podcast, please visit archive.org
Links: Hunt Emerson’s website
Laura Howell’s website
The Beano website
Interview with Laura Howell from Coventry Express and Star
Article on Howell and Emerson in The Beano at Forbidden Planet International blog