Panel Borders: The work of Bevis Musson

Panel Borders: The work of Bevis Musson

Queen of Diamonds #4 by Bevis Musson

Continuing gay comics month on Panel Borders: Alex Fitch talks to Bevis Musson the British Indie creator of Oddcases and Queen of Diamonds. Alex and Bevis talk about sexuality in super-hero comics, British eccentrics who investigate strange goings on, how the latter’s background in costume design influences his comics and about the gay small press comics scene in general.

To download or stream the show in a variety of different formats, please visit the home of this episode at

Links: Download all the issues of Queen of Diamonds from or buy them from Forbidden Planet International
View the first ten pages of Bevis and Tony Lee’s forthcoming graphic novel Journal: A graphic romance on Tony’s blog
Download Oddcases from (early stories) and (later stories)
Bevis’ profile at

Comics / Sci-Fi news:


Alphabet Bar, 61-63 Beak Street, Soho, London, W1F 9FL
Saturday 13th December, 1pm til late (exhibition open 13/12/08 – 20/12/08)
To celebrate the end of London Underground Comics’ epic 75 week run in Camden Lock Market over the past year… and Christmas as well.
There will be DJs from 6pm til late, drinking, merriment, a large communal comics table exhibiting the finest of British small press as well as an exhibition of original art by the core members of the LUC team which will run until the 20th of December.
Exhibitors who will be displaying (and selling) their original art as well as their comics include: Oli Smith, Sean Azzopardi, Jake Harold, Oliver Lamden, Dan Lester, Sally-Anne Hickman, Phil Spence, Francesca Cassavetti, Emma Price, Daniel Merlin Goodbrey, David Baillie and Tim Keable

More info at


Artwork from Howard Hardiman’s delightful small press comic Badger goes on display from Monday 1st of December in the basement of the Picture House Cinema in Greenwich for a month.
01/12/08 – 01/01/09, Greenwich Picture House, Greenwich High Road, SE10 8NN, London
More info at and