Panel Borders: Handmade and Bound

Panel Borders: Handmade and Bound
Originally broadcast 20/11/08 as an episode of Strip! on Resonance 104.4 FM

Dickon Harris presents a special report about the affordable ‘zine and comics book fair – Handmade and Bound – and talks to a quintet of small press comics creators: Gareth Brookes, Gavin Burrows, Sean Duffield, Richard Cowdry and Peter Lally. Dickon also talks to one of the founders of Handmade… – Simon Last – about the success of the fair and the small press scene in general…

To download / stream the show in a variety of formats, please visit the home of this episode at
Links: Handmade and Bound website
Gareth Brooke’s website
Banal Pig comics blog
Gavin Burrows’ blog
Paper Tiger Comics / Sean Duffield’s website
Peter Lally and Richard Cowdry’s blog – The Bedsit Journal
Listen to Gareth Brookes perform in part 1 of Gemma Cantlow’s Stand-up Comics
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Comics news: Paul Gravett’s annual ComICA festival 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

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This year’s festival also includes a special Comiket all day event hosted by London Underground Comics

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SUNDAY 7 DECEMBER, Vibe Live, 2-6pm, FREE: To celebrate the publication of the winter issue of Electric Sheep we’ll be screening a double bill of outrageous Icelandic horror movies, the comic book-style vampire comedy Frostbite (2006) and the classic 50s monster movie Terror in the Midnight Sun (1959). For all those desperate to find eccentric, bizarre, funny, enchanting, beautiful and non-mass-produced Christmas presents, we’ll also have an alternative mini-Christmas market with a film books and DVDs stall from Cinéphilia, London Underground Comics, Where It’s At Is Where You Are records, Sophistikitten retro lingerie, and cakes!
The first 20 people in get a free copy of the new issue of Electric Sheep! You will also have the possibility of winning a year’s subscription to the magazine!