Panel Borders: Dale Lazarov and Amy Colburn – Manly

Panel Borders: Dale Lazarov and Amy Colburn – Manly

Partially broadcast 18/12/08 as an episode of Strip! on Resonance 104.4 FM

Image from the short story Clinch out of the collection Manly by Dale Lazarov & Amy Colburn

Concluding gay comics month on Panel Borders: Alex Fitch talks to Amy Colburn and Dale Lazarov, the creators of “Manly“, a homoerotic comic sold in Art bookshops. Alex discusses with Dale his history of writing silent erotic comics and the varying benefits of being published by a comic book company and an art book publisher, plus Amy talks about her fine art background and the differences between Yaoi and Western gay comics.

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Links: Please note some of the following links are for 18 year olds and over only…

Manly“- Video review of Manly at the publisher’s website
Dale’s page on Yaoi Gallery
Interview with Amy at Lincoln Heights Literary Society website
Amy and Dale’s profiles at
Dale’s profile on

Comics / Sci-Fi news:


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