Panel Borders: Eddie Campbell – the life and many deaths of the artist

Panel Borders: Eddie Campbell – the life and many deaths of the artist
An uncut version of an interview originally broadcast 30/11/08 as part of Strip! on Resonance FM

In the fourth of four episodes of Panel Borders looking at the work of artist Eddie Campbell, Alex Fitch talks to Eddie about his books The Fate of the Artist, The Black Diamond Detective Agency and The Amazing, Remarkable Monsieur Leotard. Alex and Eddie also touch on film to comic adaptations and vice versa and the lack of heroes at the beginning on the twenty first century via consideration of his comics From Hell, Bacchus and Alec
(With thanks to Oli Smith for putting Alex in touch with Eddie Campbell)

For more info and a variety of formats you can download or stream, please visit the home of this podcast at

Links: Eddie’s blog
First Second books, publishers of Eddie’s three most recent books
Buy From Hell from (U.S) or Knockabout comics (U.K.), who also stock Alan Moore and Eddie Campbell’s other collaboration: ‘A disease of language’
Listen to Oz Comics’ Grant Stone talk to Eddie about The Fate of the artist

Comics news: It’s nearly time for Paul Gravett’s annual ComICA festival which runs from 14th to 26th of November and includes talks by Art Spiegelman, Ian Rankin and Dave McKean and is on at the ICA and V & A museum in London. More info at
This year’s festival also includes a special Comiket all day event hosted by London Underground Comics

Before that, we have London’s annual Handmade and Bound event on Saturday 8 November 2008
at St Aloysius Social Club, Phoenix Road, London NW1
(nearest tube Euston). 12-6pm. Free entry.
With evening entertainment 8pm-12am: DJs and bands, including The Slim Reaper and Her Magic Powers.
More info at Jimi Gherkin’s blog…