Panel Borders: The art of Kevin O’Neill
Originally broadcast 30/07/09 as an episode of Strip! on Resonance 104.4 FM
Concluding Sci-Fi comics month on Strip!, Alex Fitch talks to artist Kevin O’Neill about his work with writer Pat Mills from his early days working on Nemesis the Warlock and A.B.C. Warriors in 2000AD to the hero hunting cop Marshal Law for various publishers. Alex and Kevin also talk about the film adaptations of his work from Hardware (based on the short story Shok!) to The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, loosely based on the comic he co-created with Alan Moore. Recorded live in front of an audience at Sci-Fi London.
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Links: Wikipedia pages on Kevin, Hardware, The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Nemesis the Warlock and Marshal Law
Interview with Kevin in The Times
Listen to Alex’s interviews with Kevin’s comic collaborators Alan Moore and Pat Mills including his discussion with both of them about the late humour cartoonist Ken Reid
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Kevin O’Neill at the Illustration Cupboard
14 July – 08 August 2009
The Illustration Cupboard is pleased to present the first British exhibition of the world-famous graphic-novel artist Kevin O’Neill.
Monday – Friday 10am to 6pm / Saturday 12pm – 5pm / www.illustrationcupboard.com
and: Alternative Press Festival 2009
Wednesday 29th July – Sunday 2nd August 2009
A festival of events over five days celebrating the small press, self publishing and being creative in the print media.
Spoken Word night out! / Friday 31st July / 7pm – Late
Free / The Griffin / 93 Leonard Street / London / EC2A 4RD
Collaborama! / Saturday 1st August / 11am – Late
Free / The Miller / 96 Snowsfields road / London Bridge / SE1 3SS / www.themiller.co.uk
Alternative Press Fair / Sunday 2nd August / 11am- 7pm
Free / St Aloysius Social Club / 20 Phoenix road / London / NW1 1TA
More info about all events at comicsandzines.wordpress.com and www.alternativepress.org.uk