Panel Borders: The art of Paul Ashley Brown

Panel Borders: The art of Paul Ashley Brown

Image from Browner-Knowle by Paul Ashley Brown

Image from Browner-Knowle by Paul Ashley Brown

In the second of two interviews recorded during the Alternative Press Fair, Dickon Harris talks to comic book writer and artist Paul Ashley Brown about his work outside the St. Aloysius Social Club in Somers Town, London. Dickon and Paul discuss the latter’s latest small press comic – Browner Knowle – and the small press scene in London from Fast Fiction in the 1980s to the present day.
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Listen to the companion episode, recorded at the Alternative Press Fair Collaborama!, in which Dickon talks to comic book creator Paul Rainey and poet Ceri May

Recommended events:


Orbital Comics, 8 Gt Newport Street, London, WC2H 7JA will be hosting an exhibition of various artists’ contributions to the Solipsistic Pop comics anthology from 14-19 November 2009.

Cameron Stewart / Karl Kerschl / Ramón Pérez at Orbital Comics
Cameron Stewart (Seaguy, Batman & Robin), Karl Kerschl (Wednesday Comics: Flash, Teen Titans: Year One) and Ramón Pérez (Resistance, NYX: No Way Home)
will be signing their wares on Thursday 19th November 2009 from 5:00 to 7:00.

Reinhard Kleist signing Johnny Cash: I See A Darkness Saturday 21 November 13:00 – 14:00
Reinhard Kleist will be signing his graphic novel Johnny Cash: I See A Darkness at the Forbidden Planet Megastore, 179 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JR, on Saturday 21st November 1- 2pm
Johnny Cash was a seventeen-time Grammy winner who sold more than 90 million albums in his lifetime and became an icon of American music. Already a bestseller and award-winner in Europe, JOHNNY CASH: I SEE DARKNESS vividly portrays the unpredictable, turbulent life of a loner, patriot, outlaw, and music business rebel with all the drama and character befitting the man who became a legend in his own lifetime.


COMICA week two (all events at the ICA, The Mall, London unless noted otherwise):

Ctrl.Alt.Shift: Political Poster-Making Workshop
The young peoples charity and publishers of the Ctrl.Alt.Shift Unmasks Corruption anthology present a workshop on making your own agit-pop posters.
The Book Club, 100 Leonard St, London, EC2A 4RH, November 18, 2009 – from 7pm

More info:


‘Dawn of the Dead’ Screening, Sasquatch Cinema at Shortwave, Tuesday 17 November @ 7.15pm.
Sasquatch Cinema is a monthly film night held at the new Shortwave cinema in Bermondsey Square, London, SE1 3UN (Tel: 0207 357 6845)

We will be showing an eclectic range of films including cult classics and rarities you may not have seen before.

The next film we will be showing is George Romero’s ‘Dawn of the Dead’ (Blu ray release) on Tuesday, 17 November at 19:15. The entry fee is £5.00 and zombie dress is optional. Tickets are sold on the night on a first come – first served basis.

Please view the Sasquatch Cinema facebook / myspace pages for more details about the film…